Jordan Raitses

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For the Easiest Fruit Jam, Skip the Stove—and the Sugar

There were a few months of my life when I drank chia water every day. I was training for my first marathon and my friend told me to read <i>Born to Run</i> and <i>Born to Run</i> told me to drink <i>iskiate</i>, a chia-based, Mexican-born energy drink that will help you run 18 miles without blinking an eye. Or something …

Recipes

Potato Pizza With Sweet Onions and Rosemary

This mushroom bolognese is so rich it made the Fortune 500

Fortune 500

Espresso Ganache-Stuffed Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

In the top of a double boiler, melt the chocolate over barely simmering water until smooth. Remove from the heat, then slowly add the cream in a …

Dessert

Banana Bread Tiramisu

Amazingly delicious banana bread tiramisu! In general, this dessert does keep well for several days, but if you intend to serve them several days …

This Is the Chillest, Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Somehow, in the last few weeks, I have become someone who wakes up at 6:30 a.m. I did not choose this path—I would always rather be sleeping, …

Breakfast

7 books you must read to be a real software developer

Congratulations on finishing your four-year computer science degree in two years with no actual practical software development experience or …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Dark Treacle Banana Gingerbread (vegan recipe)

<b>Hands up who loves a slice of moist sticky gingerbread?</b><br>Yes me too.<br>I haven't made any for ages, but I had some bananas which were, shall we say rather …

This almond butter banana cashew cheesecake recipe is Paleo approved

The Paleo way of eating is famously strict: No refined sugar, no grains, no dairy—not exactly an obvious starting point for a great dessert. But for …

9 Healthy Cinnamon Rolls That Are Way Better Than Cracking Open a Can of Pillsbury

There’s nothing like waking up on a lazy Saturday morning to the smell of cinnamon rolls. It’s the same scent that makes passing Cinnabon in the mall …

zucchini noodles with creamy avocado sauce – a vegan delight!

It’s good to shake up our eating habits now and then. For us that means meat takes a back seat and the veggies reign. When the word vegan is …

Food

Blue Pill: A 72MHz 32-Bit Computer for $2!

Some people love tiny houses, but I’m fascinated by tiny computers. My house is littered with Raspberry Pi’s, but recently my friend Andy Selle …

Spinach Blondies are a Must-Make Appetizer

Spinach and Cheese Blondies are a Must-Make Appetizer<p>Don't forget to check for Spinach in your teeth after eating these!<p>February 19, 2018<p>Everybody …

Recipes

Instant Pot Potato Corn Chowder

<i>So hearty, cozy and creamy – perfect for those cold nights! And it’s made right in your pressure cooker so effortlessly! It’s comfort food at it’s</i> …

This Vegan Portuguese Kale Soup Recipe Will Cure What Ails You

Whenever I’m craving comfort food, I make a big pot of vegan kale soup. Growing up, it was a cure-all remedy in our house. Winter wind just a little too cold? Make the soup. Schoolyard bullying got you down? Mom made the soup. It was also our food of celebration. When my grandma came into town …

Food Preservation

Exclusive: Stunt master James Mark on his sci-fi martial arts film Kill Order

What to do when you're an experienced stuntman and fight coordinator with a vision and a lot of friends who are talented stunt performers?<p>Why, make a …

Natalie Portman Isn't About to Take Any Sass on The Star Wars Prequels in New SNL Rap

Several years ago, Natalie Portman took to <i>Saturday Night Live</i> alongside Lonely Island to show everyone what a bad shut-your-mouth she really was. …

19 Healthy Sheet Pan Dinners With No Meat

Sheet-pan dinners—or dinners you can make entirely on one sheet pan—are great for so many reasons, but namely their convenience. Part of the reason …

Sheet Pan

'Stargate: Origins' trailer has an 'Indiana Jones' feel to it (updated)

The series premieres on February 15th.<p><i>Stargate: Origins</i> will come to Stargate Command, a new streaming service focused on the franchise, on February 15th. Now MGM has released a full trailer for the show, and it looks pretty spectacular.<p><i>Origins</i> will focus on Catherine Langford, the daughter of the …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

These crispy, spicy Brussels sprouts are crazy addictive—and easy to make at home.<p>Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned …

Recipes

You Can Make These Vegetarian Meatballs in 30 Minutes

Turning meat-dominate meals into hearty vegetarian options is nothing new. I mean, it's 2018, after all. You can get a veggie burger that looks like …

The 10 Healthiest, Tastiest Vegetarian Dinners We've Got

What does eating healthy as a vegetarian look like? We think it's about loading your plate with as many veggies as you can fit, while also ensuring …

Frontlines is an action-packed military sci-fi series that captures the essence of warfare

Marko Kloos translates his time in the service to outer space<p>For the past couple of years, I’ve been hooked on Marko Kloos’ military science fiction <i>Frontlines</i> series. Set on an overpopulated Earth in 2108, it follows a soldier named Andrew Grayson who joins the military and ends up facing off …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

This easy cooking method, which turns potatoes into creamy, caramelized coins, is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>When we first discovered melting …

Recipes

Samsung privately showed off its latest stab at a foldable smartphone at CES 2018

Samsung’s official CES 2018 booth wasn’t exactly a magnet for mobile-focused trade show attendees, including a bunch of TVs and related concepts, as …

Weekend Rec: The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi

The weekend is here!<p>Like many of you, I try to use the weekend to catch up on reading. Therefore, every week, I will feature a paperback or ebook …

Ginormous Toaster Pastry

Love store-bought toaster pastries? You'll love this fun, giant version even more. The flaky, doughy breakfast treat takes only a few minutes to put …

Baking