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10 Nonfiction Books That Make Great Conversation Starters At Parties And On Dates

Is there anybody in the world that actually likes small talk? For me, the best way to blow pat that awkward phase of chit-chat is to bring up a …

Books

23 Moroccan-Inspired Meals That Are Everything Your Spice Rack Has Been Waiting For

You’ve probably heard some version of this refrain over and over: To make food taste better without compromising nutrition, spices are key. But if …

Cooking

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from April Will Make You Hungry!

Spring has sprung, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the recipes you've been saving. You've been loving light and fresh meals that scream …

Cooking

Best books of 2017: 24 stand-out novels from last year

With new releases from literary giants such as Arundhati Roy and Paula Hawkins, as well as much-hyped debuts from a clutch of exciting young authors, …

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 …

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Super soft and fluffy Lemon Ricotta Pancakes made from scratch! Bonus: This recipe is freezer friendly.Good morning and happy Sunday!If you’ve been …

Breakfast

The Hugo Award Nominations for 2018

Of special note to Bleeding Cool readers, The 2018 Hugo Award nominees for Best Graphic Story are <i>Black Bolt, Volume 1: Hard Time, Bitch Planet,</i> …

Science Fiction

Fennel Radicchio Salad

Ingredients<p>1 head red leaf lettuce , torn<br>• 1 head radicchio , torn<br>• Half bulb fennel , cored and thinly sliced<br>• 2 cups cress<br>• 1/2 cup Green Onion Vinaigrette …

How to Pick a Watermelon at the Grocery Store That's Juicy & Ripe

How to Pick the Best Watermelon at the Grocery Store<p>The best way to improve your summer.<p>March 13, 2018<p>If you love watermelon, you're probably …

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Five brilliant bedtime books that fathers will love reading to their children

<i>Jay Jay Burridge is a former BBC children’s TV presenter and the author of The World of Supersaurs, a six-book series. The latest, The Stegosorcerer, is now on sale.</i><p><i>Here he gives his tips on bed time reading for fathers...</i><p>Reading to my boys at bedtime is a ritual I have grown to love. When they …

5 Recent Scifi and Fantasy Books That Would Make Amazing Movies or TV Shows

<i>Annihilation</i> is out now, season two of <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> is <i></i>coming soon, and tons of other high-profile scifi and fantasy adaptations are either …

Your Tuna Sandwich Has Been Waiting Its Whole Life For Green Goddess Dressing

You're a goddess, so eat like one.<p>I've never loved tuna sandwiches because all tuna, even really expensive tuna, is dry AF. But it’s a good source of protein that can be truly delicious as long as you use it right. For this tuna sandwich recipe, I decided to add a Green Goddess dressing that you …

Healthy Eating

These Orecchiette Recipes Are the Next-Best Thing to Booking a Trip to Italy

From the region of Apulia, located in the south of Italy, comes orecchiette pasta, a variety of small, dimpled noodles which are thought to resemble …

After Annihilation: 10 strange sci-fi books that should be on screen

With Netflix's adaptation of Richard Morgan’s body-hopping cyberpunk novel Altered Carbon, Alex Garland directing the adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s weird and symbolist novel Annihilation and The Expanse’s third season set for release on Syfy this year, any number of SF and fantasy novels that …

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Cooking

Add This To Your Resume After Deleting Your “Objective” Statement

A “performance summary” puts a fresh (and tech-savvy) spin on an outmoded resume feature.<p>Since most resumes are written to cast a wide net, they basically just recite everything the writer has done, but this approach dilutes the all-important data density that makes your resume discoverable. In …

Market Watch: Fennel

Originally from the Mediterranean region, fennel has long been prized in French and Italian cooking. In this country…not so much. Though it’s widely …

6 Recipes from Commander's Palace in New Orleans

From red snapper ceviche to coconut flan, these recipes are staples at the staff meal shared by Commander's Palace chefs and waitstaff.<p>Family Meal has been a tradition at Commander’s Palace, the grand old Creole restaurant in New Orleans, since its great matriarch, Ella Brennan, took over in 1974. …

New Orleans

Simple Carbonara

February 2018<p>4 servings<p>Humble ingredients—eggs, noodles, cheese, and pork—combine to create glossy, glorious pasta carbonara. It's the no-food-in-the-house dinner of our dreams.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 Tbsp. kosher salt, plus more<p>4 oz. guanciale (salt-cured pork jowl), pancetta (Italian bacon), or bacon<p>2 …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Nigel Slater’s Middle Eastern recipes

We breakfasted each morning on soft sheets of warm bread, quince jam and spoonfuls of thick, sour cream. We cut wedges of chilled watermelon, squeezed sweet-sour oranges and cracked fat walnuts. There were bowls of mint and basil to pick at and luminous, treacle-textured molasses of pomegranate, …

Onions

WATCH: The Secret to the Best Homemade Stock

Did you know that the easiest way to make flavorful stock is with your slow cooker? As all Southern cooks know, stock is a must-have in the kitchen. …

How to Cook Sausages So They're Not Weirdly Raw Inside (or Burnt)

By Alex Delany<p>Know how to cook sausages? So they're not weird and maybe raw in the middle? No? We got you.<p>Sausages are tricky. Well, they <i>were</i> tricky, until we learned how to cook sausages properly. Before we found The Method, whenever we made sausages they would end up charred on the outside but …

BBQ

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

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Bill Gates Just Declared This Optimistic Read His New Favorite Book of All Time | Inc.com

Bill Gates may be known for his extreme focus, but when it comes to books at least, the man's attention spins like a weather vane.<p>One month he's giving 50 of his friends a new novel he adores, the next he's suggesting everyone get out the tissues and check out a heartbreaker of a memoir, then a bit …

Self-improvement

Chicken Thighs

Star chef Paul Kahan is a big fan of chicken thighs because they have so much flavor and are so inexpensive—the best of both worlds. Here are a …

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Italian Food

25 Dinner Ideas For People Who Are Trying To Eat Less Meat

Put these in your dinner rotation.

The Dish: "Top Chef" alum Kristen Kish

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Kristen Kish was adopted at just four months old by a couple from Michigan and grew up in a typical suburban Midwestern …

Why Southerners Love Corn Pudding—And You Should Too

Corn pudding may not have been invented in the South (that’s a discussion for another day), but we have no problem claiming it as our own. Corn is a …

Cooking