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5 Madly Delicious Ways to Make Meatballs

Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and so much better. You'll love that the meatballs are baked, not fried, and the sweet and tangy sauce is ready in under 15 minutes.<p><b>1. Swedish Meatballs</b><p>Delicate, …

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The Trick To Making Your Leafy Greens Last 10 Times Longer

Say goodbye to a crisper full of wilted lettuce.<p>With the existence of turducken donuts and grilled cheese fries in the world, eating healthy can sometimes feel like a real struggle. That challenge is only intensified by the fact that <i>every time</i> we want to make a salad the head of lettuce we just …

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13 Boneless, Skinless, Anything-but-Boring Chicken Breast Recipes

It's true that 'boneless' and 'skinless' are often equated with flavorless—and that skin and bones are what breathe life and soul into many of our favorite chicken recipes. But prepared thoughtfully, they can be just as appealing as other cuts of the meat. Not buying it? <b>Here are 13 boneless,</b> …

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Rules to Follow and Common Mistakes to Avoid for Roasting a Chicken

Cooking a great anytime-dinner is easy once you learn how to roast a chicken. Avoid these common mistakes for a juicy bird.<p>A good roast chicken is always satisfying. But a great roast chicken is out of this world. To take your chicken to the next level, you've got to make sure you're avoiding the …

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15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

The Theory of Everything, review: 'tasteful and affecting'

Eddie Redmayne, who won the Oscar for Best Actor for his performance, is completely convincing in this impressive Stephen Hawking biopic, says Tim Robey<p><b>Dir: James Marsh. Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, David Thewlis.</b><p><b>123 min, 12A cert</b><p>With the …

This weird exoskeleton adds the sensation of touch to virtual reality

By on October 3, 2014 at 10:15 am<p>Virtual reality is so much more than visuals, but most of what we’re used to seeing is little more than …

20 Essential Kitchen Hacks

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Put away your appliances -- today, we're hacking everything.</i><p>Some days are meant for lingering in the kitchen -- for tempering chocolate on a marble slab …

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This Game Will Make You Feel Insane. Try It!

What’s the goal? Make your way through the maze. And try to keep your sanity.<p>Video games make us feel like gods, but we’re all just trained pets. A game will hand us a rocket launcher with unlimited ammo (I’m a god!). Then it will literally draw a trail leading us to our next target to shoot. And …

Pro video gamers level up as tournament offers a $10-million prize

A tournament for a video game has generated a huge prize pool – more than $10.2-million – signalling the arrival of big money to the niche world of professional gamers.<p>But in a twist that could push competitive gaming into the mainstream, the source of the blockbuster prize <b>-</b> the largest in …

Lumosity vs. Elevate: Battle of the brain-training apps

Let's face it, Candy Crush probably isn't doing much to keep your brain sharp. If you can pry yourself away from it and other mindless games, your smartphone might actually be able to help you read better, react quicker, and remember people's names, all with the help of brain-training apps Lumosity …

Why We Need Storytellers at the Heart of Product Development

There's an interesting question on Quora right now:<p>If you had to pick between an amazing product designer or an amazing engineer to build a new …

With Facebook’s wallet, Oculus VR acquires game-networking engine RakNet — makes it open-source

Oculus VR is using that Facebook money to make another purchase.<p>The company announced today that it is acquiring RakNet, which specializes in a software-development engine for connecting games across an online network. RakNet, which is also the name of the technology, enables studios to quickly add …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

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Bean Burrito + Frozen Chocolate-Dipped Bananas

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: A menu for when Cinco de Mayo sneaks up on you.</i><p>Surprise! Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo. It's a holiday that sneaks up on you for no …

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8 Easy Suggestions for Perfect Brining

Believe it or not, brining is a hotly debated topic. (Does the barbecue world ever agree on anything?) Some people swear by it, while others scoff at the effort and time it can take (as little as 15 minutes or as long as several weeks).<p>Believe it or not, brining is a hotly debated topic. (Does the …

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