Michael

34 Flips | 1 Magazine | 22 Likes | @Michael2p4k | Keep up with Michael on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Michael”

How to make Pommes Boulangère – a perfect Christmas side dish

Made with thinly sliced potatoes, butter and stock, this classic French dish is a great alternative to roast or mashed spuds.<p>Traditional roast …

My Ten Best Albums of 2017

I would like to say—without irony, and perhaps at the risk of sounding as if I’m drafting a suicide note—that it has been a true and remarkable pleasure to write about music and culture for <i>The New Yorker</i> in 2017, and especially to share that work with a readership so intelligent and game. The job …

Rachael Ray's 9-Ingredient Carbonara Recipe Is an Internet Favorite

The Food Network's Rachael Ray knows comfort food, and her carbonara recipe is exhibit A. The chef recently shared the crowd-favorite recipe on her …

Tortelloni in Mushroom-Parmesan Broth

Make the pasta dough: Pulse the flour once or twice in a food processor. Add the eggs and olive oil and pulse untilthe dough gathers around the …

Eggs

Slow Cooker Posole

<i>Slow cooker posole is an easy version of authentic Mexican posole–or stew–made with pork, hominy, onions, garlic, plus all the traditional toppings.</i> …

Cooking

5 Ways to Make Cycling HIIT Workouts More Fun (So They’ll Suck Less!) ​

​Intervals work wonders for getting fit fast on the bike—but only if you do them<p>Newsflash: High intensity interval training is hard. Okay, that might not really be "news," but what <i>has</i> made headlines recently is that, despite health and fitness benefits like accelerated fat burning, and improved VO2 …

Italian Main Dishes

Get inspired by the flavors of Italy with these delicious main dishes, from light and creamy spinach and ricotta gnudi to osso buco with citrus …

Southern Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

We Southerners know our way around the kitchen.<p>There are some dishes that every Southerner should know how to make. From barbecue and biscuits to …

Meatless Monday: Portuguese Mashup

America has been called the melting pot -- the idea is that we're a blend of cultures. Portugal does a better job of showing how it's done, with influences including the ancient Romans, the Celts, the Visigoths, the Moors, the Spanish, the French and, thanks to Vasco de Gama, India and Brazil (he …

The Garden & The Sword

“Many lives ago I stood where you are standing,” writes W. S. Merwin in his poem “Fox Sleep,” “and they assembled in front of me and I spoke to them/ …

Panforte

1K<p>1K<p>9<p>Shares 2K<p>Even before the holidays get started, I always make sure that I’ve got all the ingredients on hand to make one of my very favorites …

It’s Time You Finally Learned How To Make Real Eggnog

It’s that time of year again, when grocery store shelves make room for the most controversial of all seasonal arrivals: eggnog. When it comes this yolky, spicy, satiny drink, there isn’t much middle ground. Some people are appalled by the richness, while others (myself included) can’t get enough of …

jim jarmusch on the poetry of paterson

A stalwart of independent cinema since the 80s, director Jim Jarmusch's new masterpiece Paterson is an exploration of everyday life that endures long after you've left the cinema.<p>Jim Jarmusch is sitting in a boutique hotel in Paris explaining the meaning of the universe. "I think the secret is …

The Ultimate Budget-Friendly Home Gym

Olympian Lea Davison shows you how to create your pain cave for less than the cost of an annual gym membership<p>There’s more to strong cycling than outdoor saddle time: Strength training, cross-training, using an indoor trainer, and foam rolling all play a part in keeping you fit, especially during …

Spicy Raw Beet Slaw with Citrus, Scallions and Arugula

There’s so much richness on the Thanksgiving table that a few tart and spicy things are necessary for balance, like this raw beet slaw. <b>Slideshow:</b> …

Man Builds a Bicycle Camper for $150 Out of Campaign Signs

Paul Elkins is tinkerer/inventor who has built a number of micro-campers, peddle-powered vehicles, boats, and more. One of his most clever creations is this bike trailer micro-camper/micro-home made almost entirely of plastic campaign signs and zip-ties.<p>The camper is almost entirely made of …

Nigel Slater’s lentil recipes

There’s a surfeit of lentils in the cupboard. Not only beautiful lentilles du puy, those diminutive beads the colour of country roof slates, but the less fashionable yet equally delicious brown lentils. This is the common variety – the sparrow of the pulse world – and it has a warm, spicy note and …

Onions

4 Reasons to Start Class With a Poem Each Day

So if this year’s National Poetry Month inspires you to give daily poetry a go in your classroom, maybe even just for the month, consider these four …

Rise and shine: Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for home-baked bread

In last week’s column, I said that bread baking is a pretty daunting proposition to many people, and that flatbreads were perhaps the ideal gateway to this wonderful art, because they’re often just cooked in a pan and need little or no fermentation. Well, I’ve picked today’s recipes to show that …

Baking

Chef John's Chicken French Recipe

"Chicken French has everything I love in a recipe. It's delicious and easy, frugal, yet fancy, and everyone loves it. Better yet, it has a vague, …

Simply soothing fare from Nigella Lawson: Recipe for drunken noodles

There is something incredibly soothing about simplicity, a calmness that comes from uncomplicated things.<p>Lately, life has felt the opposite of that. …

Therapy wars: the revenge of Freud

Dr David Pollens is a psychoanalyst who sees his patients in a modest ground-floor office on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, a neighbourhood probably only rivalled by the Upper West Side for the highest concentration of therapists anywhere on the planet. Pollens, who is in his early 60s, with …

Psychology

Our 10 most popular recipes of 2015

Recipe: Kimchi jjigae

1/2 pound ground pork, preferably not lean<p>2 tablespoons <i>doenjang</i> (Korean bean paste)<p>4 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>2 teaspoons finely grated ginger<p>1 tablespoon tamari, soy sauce, or <i>gukganjang</i> (Korean soup soy sauce), plus more as needed<p>1 onion, diced<p>2 tablespoons <i>gochujang</i> (Korean fermented pepper …

Blackened redfish and 9 other inspirational recipes from chef Paul Prudhomme | NOLA.com

Your weather is set to . You can change the location at any time.

The Easy Potato Side Dish That Will Become the Star of Your Meal

Some people like to start with the meat, the bird, the main event, whatever it is, but I like to plan around potatoes. Maybe a giant pot of mash …

The Ultimate Bolognese Sauce

Makes 6 cups<p>This makes enough sauce for three 12-oz. portions of pasta, but leftover sauce is a good thing. Freeze it for next time. Learn more here.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Sauce<p>2 bay leaves<p>3 whole cloves<p>2 teaspoons fennel seeds<p>1½ teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes<p>¼ teaspoon black peppercorns, …

Spices

Road Bike Party 2 - Behind The Scenes Documentary

The Fictions Surrounding ADHD and the "Chemical Imbalance" Theory of Mental Illness

By Cortland Pffefer (with Irwin Ozborne)<p>Contributing writers for Wake Up World<p><i>The belief that increasing dopamine levels will alleviate ADHD symptoms</i> …