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18 Scifi and Fantasy Novels You Should Add to Your Bookshelves This June

It’s June, and that means a whole new cohort of books coming out to load up on this month. We’ve got new books from established pros Stephen Baxter, …

Books

Hubble telescope looks deep into the Milky Way

The Hubble Space Telescope has peered deep into the heart of our Milky Way Galaxy, revealing a tapestry of more than half a million stars, NASA announced Thursday.<p>A stunning image shows the impressive array of stars. “Except for a few blue foreground stars, the stars are part of the Milky Way’s …

Fire Up The Grill And Make These Tasty AF Beef Skewers

#GrillingGoals<p>1 lb. flank steak<p>1/4 cup soy sauce<p>2 Tbsp. sesame oil<p>2 shallots, diced<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>2 Tbsp. brown sugar<p>1 Tbsp. Sriracha<p>1 tsp fresh grated ginger<p>Skewers<p>If using bamboo skewers, soak them in water while you marinate the beef. Slice the steak into strips. In a bowl, combine the …

You Work Hard, So You Owe It to Yourself to Manage Your Money

Money is an easy thing to ignore. It’s boring. It’s too much work. The thing is, though, you probably work way too hard not to worry about your …

Personal Finance

This Recipe Will Completely Change How You Make Roast Chicken

If a dish was ever going to change your life, it would be this one.<p>There are some foods that, when you really nail them — like really, really hit them exactly on the head — they can change your life. Take brownies, for one. You get the exact texture — the perfect mix between fudge-y and cakey — and …

Grow Weed Indoors: A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners

Growing Weed Indoors For Dummies<p>Growing weed indoors may seem intimidating, but with these easy to follow steps anyone can produce some high-quality …

Garlic Chicken

<i>Garlic Chicken – crazy delicious chicken roasted with garlic. Juicy, moist, flavorful skillet chicken with simple ingredients. Dinner is done in 20</i> …

Recipes

The Food Lab: Follow These Rules for the Best Fried Rice

I've been holding off on doing a full fried rice story for several years now. I'm not really sure why. Fried rice is a great way to use up leftovers, it is infinitely variable, and there are <i>plenty</i> of variables worth testing out. Couple that with the number of rules that everyone says you simply …

Recipes

12 Amazing BBQ Chicken Recipes

From grilled chicken with a sweet mustard sauce to sweet-and-tangy wings, these bbq chicken recipes will please everyone at your cookout.

Cooking

20 Side Dishes to Serve Alongside a Juicy Steak

Once you've mastered the art of cooking the perfect steak in the oven, you can start to think about finding your perfect seasonal side dish. There …

19 Recipes to Make the Most Out of Your Cast Iron Skillet

I've spent my whole adult life living in apartments, which means I've never had the space to amass as many pans as I'd like. Practicality dictates that I only buy what I'm really going to use. There are just a couple pans I own that I have no trouble justifying: a carbon steel wok, an eight-inch …

Cooking

Recipe: Hugh Acheson's Basil and Pecan Pistou With Parisian Gnocchi

The author, chef, restaurateur and television personality shares a recipe from The Broad Fork.<p>Hugh Acheson may be Canadian, but his heart (well, at least his four restaurants) are in Georgia. Acheson shares a recipe from <i>The Broad Fork</i>, a cookbook that celebrates the seasonality of …

Recipe: Michael Solomonov's Shakshouka

The Israeli chef celebrates the country's melting pot of cultures with a recipe from Zahav.<p>Zahav, the Philadelphia restaurant helmed by award-winning chef Michael Solomonov, is renowned for its modern take on Israeli cuisine. Solomonov shares a recipe from a cookbook of the same name:<p>"Construction …

Beer and Cheddar Soup with Kielbasa Sausage

6 to 8 Servings<p>This rich and cheesy broth is satisfying on its own, but goes main course with the addition of seared kielbasa sausage. Recipe by Chris Shepherd, Underbelly, Houston<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoon plus 2 tsp. vegetable oil, divided<p>1 medium yellow onion, chopped<p>2 cloves garlic cloves, …

How to root the OnePlus 2 (official guide)

Have you been playing around with your OnePlus 2 and feel like it’s time to take that next step? Rooting is the ultimate way to unlock your Android phone’s full capabilities. The only issue is that it comes with its risks and the internet happens to be a wild place, but OnePlus is stepping forward …

10 Books Recommended By Warren Buffett

Can you get rich if you read these 10 books? Maybe. We offer the list and a plan to read these books in the next 12 months.<p>Eighty-five-year-old …

Eggy Puds (Breakfast Yorkshire Puddings With Bacon and Fried Eggs) Recipe

Resting your batter overnight can have a profoundly delicious effect on your Yorkshire pudding. Now I'm giving you another incentive to let it rest: the best morning-after-roast-supper breakfast you've ever had.<p>Why It Works<p>Resting batter overnight produces taller, tastier yorkshire pudding.<br>• Baking …

Breakfast

Hot Toddy Pick-Me-Up

Makes 1 Servings<p>The hot toddy is not simply a mixture of hot water and booze. It’s a miracle worker, a doctor, and a life coach in a cup. And although it does seem to do the trick for everything from a sore throat to a cough, it’s just as good when you’re healthy. This version—from Damon Boelte, …

25+ Creative DIY Vertical Gardens For Your Home

Spring is here! Now is the perfect time to grow your plants. Whether you live in an apartment or have a small yard that doesn’t seem to be large …

Cozy Up to These 16 Saucy Meatball Recipes

Meatballs ease the transition from grilling burgers in the hot summer sun to heavy sweaters and meatloaf. So get the ground meat ready, get those burners going, and get cozy with these 16 recipes.<p><b>Is it even possible to tire of meatballs?</b> Because, as far as we're concerned, there's no soup, …

Cooking

Our Best Pork Slow-Cooker Recipes

Let that slow-cooker do all of the work for you during your busy week with these scrumptious pork recipes. Simply prepare the ingredients in the …

Perfect Beef Rendang

I love curry. I've had more curries than you've had hot cat food dinners, which is at least 12. And on a recent trip to Malaysia I had the honour of …

BA's Best Cheesecake

Makes one 9" cake Servings<p>Meet the absolute best cheesecake recipe. Room temperature ingredients ensure a smooth and creamy texture; take the cream cheese, sour cream, and eggs out of the refrigerator about 2 hours ahead of time. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>…

Dessert

Israeli-Style Hummus

Makes about 4 cups<p>Intentionally overcooking the chickpeas then whipping the mixture is key. This hummus is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup dried …

Recipes

How to Make Très Flawless French Onion Soup

Oui, you should be making classic French onion soup at home, with all the gooey cheese your heart desires. Let Petit Trois chef Ludo Lefebvre show you how.<p>Petit Trois (our no. 3 best new restaurant in America) chef <b>Ludo Lefebvre</b> would be the first to tell you: It's not easy to make perfect French …

7 Grilling Accessories To Up Your Backyard Seafood Game

We know the anxiety you're going through: tossing a beautiful red snapper or $58 worth of day boat scallops on the grill can be much scarier than dealing with an Oscar Weiner. But the right tools can make it just as easy.<p><b>Himalayan salt block</b><p>Place this pink crystalline block atop your grill and sear …

The 4 Most Common Mistakes People Make When Grilling Veggies

Grilled vegetables are so easy, you could make 'em with your eyes closed…right? Wrong. Here are the most common mistakes people make when grilling veggies.<p>Grilled vegetables are one of summer's simplest pleasures. From hearty mains to simple sides, a good batch of grilled veg is the answer to …

Cooking

5 Saucy Chicken Recipes That Are Finger-licking Good

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Saucy chicken recipes that kick dinner up a notch—gravy boat required.</i><p>You know that dinner—the one where you finish it, then check to see if anyone is looking before running your finger …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking