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How long can Ultra Power Saving Mode extend battery life?

Samsung’s enthusiasm over their Galaxy S5’s Ultra Power Saving Mode has been apparent since the device’s announcement. This mode is said to do wonders with battery life, often extending it by multiple days, something that is simply unheard of in today’s smartphones. Samsung has decided to offer us …

Gear & Gadgets

Watch these videos and learn how to cut an onion and pineapple like a pro

Did you know chopping onions and pineapple the wrong way can affect the way your dishes taste?<p>But now you never need to make that mistake again, thanks to these basic techniques from James Briscione, director of culinary development at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York.<p>Watch these …

22 Essential Summer Pasta Recipes to Carb-Load Through the Heat

Twirl your way to happiness with our bright, fresh summer pasta recipes<p>Pasta may be our go-to comfort food in cold-weather months, but it also makes …

Cooking

How to Defrost Meat in Just 5 Minutes

How does this work? Metal conducts heat, and aluminum in particular is a great conductor of ambient heat—which is actually enough to thaw a steak quickly. The weight from the water also presses the metal on top of the meat, increasing its surface area so it can conduct more heat from the air—all of …

How-To: Jell-O Marshmallow Fondant

Making a decorative cake? Why not whip up some colorful marshmallow fondant with this handy tutorial from Instructables contributor Penolopy Bulnick.

Handy

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and it's prime time to host a potluck. Because summer potlucks run the risk of being entirely berry desserts …

Stonefruit

65 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season

From pastas to salads to salsas, make these 65 tomato recipes all summer long.<p><b>It's tomato season!</b> Make the most of this ephemeral fruit with these summery recipes.

Cooking

Easy Slow Cooker Peach Crumble

<i>Welcome to Slow Cooker Sunday! Plug in and chill out for what’s supposed to be the laziest day of the week.</i><p>This summer slow cooker dessert is yet …

Slow Cookers

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

Cooking

12 Grilled Salad Recipes Featuring Corn, Tomatoes, Zucchini, and More

Grill, meet veg. Veg, meet grill. We think you guys are gonna get along<p><b>Why should meat and fish get all the live-fire love?</b> See what a touch of smoke can do to electric summer produce like sweet peppers, squeaky-fresh leeks, and just-picked corn. Welcome to grilled salad season.

Grilling

How to Make Any Ice Pops Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Our Community Manager Catherine Lamb shows you how to make ice pops of all shapes and flavors, without a</i> …

Flavors

The Best Chinese Orange Chicken Recipe

Crispy chunks of deep-fried battered chicken in a sweet, sour, and savory glaze with complex orange flavor. The Chinese take-out classic, made in your own kitchen.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A balanced sauce has plenty of vinegary kick to balance out the cloying sweetness that most restaurant versions …

The Best Chinese Sesame Chicken Recipe

Crispy chunks of deep-fried battered chicken in a sweet, sour, and savory glaze packed with sesame flavor. The Chinese take-out classic, made in your own kitchen.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A balanced sauce has plenty of vinegary kick to balance out the cloying sweetness that most restaurant versions …

28 Recipes for the Ultimate Korean Barbecue, from Meats and Sides to Noodles and Rice

These Korean barbecue recipes, from pork, beef, and squid to side dishes, sauces, and rice, make for a supremely flavorful cookout<p><b>When it comes to live-fire cooking,</b> <b>Korean barbecue</b> is just as essential as any of the offerings in Memphis, Austin, or Kansas City. We at <i>BA</i> have happily risked burning …

Cooking

The Food Lab Redux: How to Make Orange and Sesame Chicken at Home

My high school physics teacher, Mr. Harless, always said to me, "Kenji, your goal in life should be to work hard to become as lazy as you can be."<p>During my first semester at college, when all classes were taken on a pass/fail basis, I took him at his word by being the one student in my …

6 Ways to Cook Ribs

There are many ways to prepare delicious baby backs and spare ribs, whether you’ve got half a day, a yard and lots of patience, or nothing more than …

Mediterranean Pasta Salad Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 788

Hawaiian-Style Sesame Cabbage Salad

1 large head green cabbage, shredded into 1⁄4-inch ribbons<p>6–8 scallions, white and green parts, sliced thin (about 2 cups)<p>1⁄4 cup mirin<p>1⁄4 cup rice …

Green Gazpacho

6 Servings<p>Because flavors become muted in cold dishes, season this gazpacho as you go and taste again after chilling. Soon this recipe will be in your summer repertoire.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup white wine vinegar<p>2 tablespoons fresh lime juice<p>1½ cups whole-milk plain Greek yogurt, divided<p>½ cup …

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