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The 20 best breakfast recipes: part 3

Breakfast,Fish,Food & drink,Life and style,Middle Eastern food and drink,British food and drink<p>Kedgeree, crumpets – and the definitive full English recipe

Food (UK)

An Evening with the Consciousness Hackers

One recent Friday night, at a software-development firm’s warehouse in San Francisco, Mikey Siegel called to order the hundred and fifty or so meditators, video gamers, and technocrats who had gathered for one of the city’s biweekly Consciousness Hacking meet-ups. Siegel, the primary organizer of …

San Francisco

Consciousness has less control than believed, according to new theory

Consciousness — the internal dialogue that seems to govern one’s thoughts and actions — is far less powerful than people believe, serving as a …

The Case for Robots, 1864 Edition

Machinery, a poet thought, makes us more prosperous and refines our morals.<p>One hundred fifty years ago, William Winter, poet and theater critic, turned his attention to a less exalted subject: typesetting machines. In what begins as a gadget roundup of sorts, or as he called it, "a half-hour's …

NASA Has A Robot, Which Might Die On Mars So We Don't Have To

Meet Valkyrie. It's a robot designed for NASA as part of a competition by the organisation's Johnson Space Center. Don't get too attached; he's …

Johnson Space Center

There Could Be Billions of Earth-Like Planets in the Milky Way Alone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>One out of every five Sun-like stars in our galaxy has an Earth-like planet in orbit, according to …

The Man Who Would Teach Machines to Think

Douglas Hofstadter, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, thinks we've lost sight of what artificial intelligence really means. His stubborn quest to replicate the human mind.<p>“It depends on what you mean by <i>artificial intelligence</i>.” Douglas Hofstadter is in a grocery store in …

Nine Legitimately Awesome Video Game Soundtracks

Of all the things that make a great video game, there’s no understating the importance of a well-crafted soundtrack. Whether simple 8-bit …

Final Fantasy

All Can Be Lost: The Risk of Putting Our Knowledge in the Hands of Machines

We rely on computers to fly our planes, find our cancers, design our buildings, audit our businesses. That's all well and good. But what happens when the computer fails?<p>On the evening of February 12, 2009, a Continental Connection commuter flight made its way through blustery weather between …

Jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it might be too late to stop them

Last week, Sweden’s Oskarshamn nuclear power plant, which supplies 10% of the country’s energy, had to shut down one of its three reactors after a jellyfish invasion clogged the piping of its cooling system. The invader, a creature called a moon jellyfish, is 95% water and has no brain. Not what …

University of British Columbia

Musical Robots Take The Stage For Harmony, Not Domination

Robots aren't taking over the planet yet, but they are doing jobs in more and more places: hospitals and offices, movie sets and battlefields. They're making a mark in the world of music, as well.<p>When it comes to heavy metal, one group has claimed the title of "the world's heaviest metal band." The …

Art Spiegelman Reflects On 60 Years Of Pen And Ink

It's axiomatic now that comics have gone from being kids' stuff to, in some cases, adults only. These days, comics are recognized as a real artistic form, one that can be complex, subtle, pointed, probing and profane.<p>One of the artists most responsible for this is Art Spiegelman, who drew for Topps …

Brooklyn On a Budget: 10 Cheap Eats at Brooklyn's Best Restaurants

Bacon Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting + a Bourbon Drizzle

Bacon Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting + a Bourbon Drizzle.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 6, 2013 107<p>I always make these sorts of… resolutions, if …

Cronuts - Part 2: Frying and Eating -- Doughnut and Croissant Hybrid Recipe

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Cook the Recipes from Our Best New Restaurants in America

An invitation to cook the dishes from our best new restaurants in America, photograph the results, and send them in to Bon Appétit<p><i>Each month we ask you to Cook the Cover. Send your pictures and reviews to askba@bonappetit.com. We'll share them in a Cook the Cover Facebook album, and feature our</i> …

How to Grill Bananas (and Other Fruit)

<i>In our new weekly series On the Grill, our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld shows us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill all your favorite fruits, and a recipe for</i> <i>Grilled Bananas with Buttered Maple Sauce and English Almond Toffee.</i><p>I …

4 Vegan Recipes to Spark Your Creativity

Everyone's kitchen inspiration needs a little kick in the pants from time to time. For this reason, we're very grateful for the past week's guest editors, Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby. Their new cookbook brings together internationally inspired flavors in exciting new ways, while still remaining …

Vegan

Football Food! [135 Recipes For Football Season.]

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 2, 2013 62<p>It’s that time again. Last year I overwhelmed you with a bunch of football food and, well… I’m back to do it again.<p>I …

What Do I Do With Lemon Zest

209<p>SHARES<p>I don’t always buy organic, but when it comes to lemons, I make no exceptions. Why? Because there’s a lot more to lemons than their tart, …

Which Ingredient Will Be the Next Hot Restaurant Trend?

The BA Foodist, Andrew Knowlton, examines the ingredients and dishes making waves at Copenhagen's MAD food symposium, and gives odds on their success<p>During the first day of this year's MAD symposium in Copenhagen—a kind of meeting of the minds of the best chefs in the world, organized by Rene …

5 Quick, Easy Recipes America's Best Chefs Make at Home

Quick and easy dishes that chefs (from our 50 Best New Restaurants) like to make on their day off<p>No sous vide machine? No problem. Our chef friends—all 50 Best New Restaurant nominees—reveal the quick, simple, and satisfying meals they love to cook at home and some tips for making them worthy of …

7 Restaurant Dishes That Other Restaurants' Chefs Love

Chefs request the recipes of their most memorable meals<p>Some chefs work tirelessly to make their restaurants extraordinary, obsessing over everything from staff uniforms to the position of an herb on a plate. But just like us, they like to enjoy nice meals out on their days off, retreating to dining …

How to Make Preserved Lemons at Home

Step-by-step instructions for making your own preserved lemons at home, according to Rolf and Daughters chef Philip Krajeck<p>We love using preserved lemons in the <i>BA</i> kitchen, and Rolf and Daughters chef <b>Philip Krajeck</b>'s recipe makes the best we've ever tasted. They take 10 minutes to prep and need only …

Recipes

The 7 Craziest PB&Js on the Internet

These six recipes for seriously kooky PB&Js take the classic combo way beyond white bread<p>Typically, on a Thursday, Kookery brings you just one insanely kooky recipe to ogle, drool over, and ultimately (we hope?) make. But in the spirit of going back to school, we thought we'd come up with the best, …

Breakfast

How to Shave Vegetables Paper-Thin

Watch today's Instagram video showing you how to shave vegetables super-thin, great for salads or garnishes<p>For the past week, we've been going through our list of trendy restaurant techniques and showing you how they're done with quick Instagram videos, one by one. There's the quick pickle, the …

Today's #takeaway tip: Blistering broccoli. Sauté in vegetable oil until browned and transfer pan to a 400 degree oven for about 10 minutes. Top with lemon juice, olive oil, and chili flakes.