Gerald Watkins

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The Race to Save the World's Chocolate

A shortage of the beloved confection will soon be upon us, analysts say. Counteracting it could involve brand-new strains of cacao.<p>Blame climate change. Or pestilence. Or China's Westernizing taste in candy. Blame, perhaps, Ebola.<p>Regardless, the world is running out of chocolate. In 2013, the world …

What's the Difference Between Porn and Prostitution?

Ever wanted to fuck a porn star? Well, now you can courtesy of a site that's auctioning off such intimate encounters with adult film performers to fans with the highest bid. But wait—isn't exchanging money for sex prostitution?<p>Porn stars get paid to have sex. Prostitutes get paid to have sex. But …

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This Is Why Apple Did Not Want Its GTAT Contracts Made Public

Apple did not want to have its contracts with GT Advanced Technologies (old symbol: GTAT, new symbol: GTATQ) made public and after reading through one of the latest filings it is fairly obvious why. To say that its contracts put GTAT between a rock and a hard place would be putting it mildly. <i>(Note</i> …

Pizzadilla (Quesadilla Pizza) Recipe

This is what happens when a pizza and a quesadilla meet down in a van by the river for a little late-night action: cheesy, greasy, crisp-edged glory.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>10-Inch Cast Iron Skillet<p>$14.88 from Amazon<p>4-Inch Offset Spatula<p>$5 from Amazon<p>Why It Works<p>Constructing a quesadilla …

13 Hummus Sandwiches That'll Solve All Your Lunch Problems

There's something about hummus that makes people fanatical. Whether it's made the traditional way with chickpeas and tahini, or if it's a little more daring with spicy add-ins, when someone likes hummus they really, <i>really</i> like it. It might be because it's oh so creamy. Or it could be because it's …

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Cod With Chorizo and Cannellini Beans Recipe

In this easy one-skillet meal, cod fish is wrapped in a layer of prosciutto, then pan-roasted until the prosciutto is cooked and the fish within is juicy and tender. Creamy cannellini beans cooked with crumbled chorizo and shallots makes a flavorful accompaniment.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Using the …

How to Make Rice Pilaf Fluffy, Fragrant, and Perfect Every Time

By Claire Saffitz<p>The ingredients might change, but the fundamentals of how to make rice pilaf stay the same. Here's how to nail one of our favorite sides every single time.<p>Rice pilaf can seem sad. Plain. Boring. But if you know how to make rice pilaf, yours will be quite the opposite. You just need …

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How to Make Soba Noodles at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: You don't need any special equipment to make these homemade soba noodles from Tess Ward of The 'Yes' Chef, so what are you waiting for?</i><p>Making …

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Roast Chicken with Potatoes and Olives

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Chicken legs, potatoes, and briny Kalamata olives star in this easy one-pan dish.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 bay leaf, crushed<p>1 teaspoon fennel seeds<p>½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes; plus more for serving (optional)<p>1½ pound fingerling potatoes, …

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Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Charmian Christie | The Messy Baker | Rodale Books, 2014<p>If I had to eat a vegetable only one way for the rest of my …

If Japan Is Eating Fried Maple Leaves, Why Aren't We?

We're all about snack time in the U.S., where chips, candy bars and trail mix normally reign supreme. But people in Japan are taking snacking to a whole new level -- by eating leaves.<p>To be fair -- these aren't just any leaves. According to Brian Ashcraft at Kotaku, the leaf snack is called "momiji" …

Crispy Kale Grilled Cheese with Fried Eggs

Crispy Kale Grilled Cheese with Fried Eggs.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 6, 2014 81<p>I made you a vegetable today!! With cheese and eggs. And bread. (and …

Olive Oil-Braised Vegetables

Put the olive oil, anchovy paste, chile flakes, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, rosemary, and lemon slices in a 6-qt. Dutch oven. Place over medium-high …

Cast Iron Cooking: Crispy Baked Pasta with Mushrooms, Sausage, and Parmesan Cream Sauce

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>You know what I love about cast iron, apart from its serious durability, its slick non-stick surface that requires almost no maintenance, its potential to store a huge amount of heat energy (and release it slowly), and its innate ability to make you …

Prosciutto-Stuffed Chicken with Mushroom Sauce

4 to 6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 50 min<p>Total Time: 50 min<p>This stuffed chicken breast is elegant enough for a dinner party.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds)<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>8 thin slices prosciutto<p>8 thin slices provolone cheese<p>32 fresh basil …

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Star Wars: Tiny Death Star and Assault Team fall to the dark side, Disney shut off the lights

Without notice to fans, or even to one of their partnered developers, Disney has dropped the ax on two Star Wars titles, Star Wars: Tiny Death Star and Star Wars Assault Team.<p>Perhaps there is a joke in here about the Disney rebels taking out the Death Star, but that would be a tiny assault to the …

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Finally we're on the cusp of a whole flood of titles about to consume our social lives in the next few weeks, but as this generation has proven so …

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How To Make An 'Invisibility Cloak' At Home For Under $100

All it takes is four lenses, an optics bench for holding the lenses in place, and an insatiable appetite for making things disappear.<p>The four lenses, when aligned just right, will bend light around the object you place between them, cloaking the object in the process. Watch this device, called the …

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Sandwich Monday: The Pizza Cake

I generally don't like cake, because it is too sweet, too bland in texture, and doesn't have enough pork products. So I was excited to see this recipe pop up on Buzzfeed. <b>(UPDATE 10/21/2014:</b> For those keeping score, it looks like So Good Blog rolled out this pizza cake recipe months earlier than …

The Line For The iPhone 6 Stretches 12 City Blocks This Morning — And People Are Sleeping In Boxes

Everyone wants the new iPhone.<p>The line for the phones at the Flagship Apple Store, which opens at 8 a.m. Friday to the public, stretched 12 city blocks — from 59th and 5th to 71st and 5th — by 6 a.m. Friday.<p>People on 71st street were camped out.<p>Some were in beach chairs playing cards, but these …

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Japanese Fried Chicken 揚げ手羽先 Nagoya Style

Scrambled Eggs, Avocado, and Smoked Salmon on Toast

2 to 4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>This open-face sandwich makes a great meal or snack morning, noon, or night.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 Tbsp. minced fresh chives, divided<p>2 Tbsp. crème fraîche (optional)<p>6 large eggs<p>2 Tbsp. (1/4 stick) unsalted butter<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

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Chili-Barbecued Chicken

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Soak wood chips in water to cover 30 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together 1/4 cup water and next 10 ingredients; set aside.<p>Step 3<p>Drain …

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Sunday Supper: Baked Shells With Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce and Italian Sausage

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>When I was first living on my own, one of the most ambitious things I cooked was a version of this dish …

In this Chinese city, phone addicts get their own sidewalk lane

Some places have lanes for bicycles, others for motorcycles, but there's a place in mainland China that boasts a different type of lane altogether: one for phone addicts glued to their screens. According to a Chinese publication, the cellphone lane above was spotted along a place called Foreigner …

Sweet Summer Oatmeal Squares Recipe

A Killer Marinade for Tender, Flavorful Chicken Thighs

A soy, garlic, and ginger marinade make this chicken extra flavorful.<p>Chef <b>Naomi Pomeroy</b> made these garlic, ginger, and soy-marinated chicken thighs for her wedding, but you don't have to get hitched to whip up a version at home. Fish sauce, fresh herbs, and lemon round things out for a seriously …

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