Ian Ames

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The 6-Layer Bento Box That Won't Leave You Hungry

Stop paying $$$ every day for grain bowls. Build a healthy and satisfying lunch on the cheap with a 6-layer bento box.<p>Enough is enough: No one should pay upwards of $10 for a grain bowl, which is essentially a glorified salad. We love health food stores, but something's gotta give. Save money and …

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The death that changed Nascar

<b>Fifteen years ago one of Nascar's rising stars was killed when the accelerator of his car got stuck and he crashed into a wall at a racetrack. Adam Petty was 19. His death led to new safety features being fitted in the sport's cars.</b><p>"He was just a kid, full of personality, full of life, always …

Culinary Diplomacy Is On America’s Menu

This United States’ most successful export is culture, and our most quickly developing cultural space is the culinary arts. Whatever your personal opinion is of action movies, or hip-hop music, or baseball, or gourmet hamburgers, these cultural icons represent America’s best offerings to a lot of …

The Art of Drinking Tea

Anyone who follows me on Twitter knows what a huge -- in fact, obsessed -- fan I am of a good cup of tea. I started drinking tea (religiously, that is) when I was 9 years old (about eleven years ago) after my parents and I visited London for my very first time, and I was hooked. English Breakfast, …

The Alice Waters Cookbook Everyone Should Own

This Alice Waters cookbook is a must-have.<p><i>Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like asking a parent to choose her most-loved child. But F&W</i> …

What to Drink with Chicken Wings

Like most kinds of chicken, the sauce and preparation dictates the drink pairing. Here are four ways to pair different types of chicken wings.<p>Like …

7 Tomato Salads You Can Eat in the Winter

You probably thought that sweet and juicy tomato salads were out of the question until summer, but thanks to an awesome hack, your tomato salad …

A New England Chef's Secret for Cooking Tons of Lobster

Chef Jasper White didn’t invent the clambake, but he did patent his system for cooking large amounts of lobster at Summer Shack in Boston.<p>Chef Jasper …

7 DIY Chinese Take-out Recipes

Anyone can make these 7 upgraded versions of classic dishes at home with these recipes.<p>It's well-known that take-out Chinese food is a Jewish …

How to Drink Like a Drunken English King This New Year's

Pre-Prohibition is so 2014. For 2015, we’re all about pre-cocktail.<p>Pre-Prohibition is so 2014. For 2015, we’re all about pre-cocktail. At The …

Hampton Creek Invests $30 Million to Grow a Vegan Egg

A group of Silicon Valley investors, scientists and chefs are close to debuting a plant-based egg.<p><i>A group of Silicon Valley investors, scientists and</i> …

12 Boozy Tea Drinks to Toast the Return of Downton Abbey

For so long our lives have been devoid of lords, ladies, drop-waisted dresses and dowager countesses. That will all be remedied soon. This Sunday …

9 Ways to Flavor Braised Kale

Kale salads are great—if you don’t mind a little chewing. For a wintery alternative, braise kale slowly until it becomes soft and silky.<p>Kale salads …

15 Ways to Eat the 5 Best Winter Fruits

Looking out the window, it might feel as though nothing is growing anymore. But winter is actually a terrific season for produce, especially when it …