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The Dream World of St. Vincent

It’s thunderstorming in Barcelona, so Annie Clark – who performs as St. Vincent and who “really, really, really” wants to go to the beach – is forced …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

This CEO is out for blood

<i>[Author’s note: On December 17, 2015, I published a protracted correction to this article here.]</i><p>In the fall of 2003, Elizabeth Holmes, a 19-year-old …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

How to Create a Menu Perfect for Busting Out Beyoncé Songs

Beyoncé is an inspiration in our kitchen. Really. We put together this 12-course menu inspired by her songs, right this way<p><b>Beyoncé inspires people in a lot of ways.</b> She tells girls that they can run the world. She channels TED talks in her songs. And she inspires us to be better cooks. That's …

Shoulders straight

Sneaking in for lunch, to serve up a soupish risotto that we had on Saturday, when my parents and nephew came for a visit. I see now I could have, …

Spicy Pork and Mustard Green Soup

4 Servings<p>It might look like a lot when the greens are raw, but add them all anyway. They’ll quickly wilt down to a silky texture.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound ground pork<p>2 cloves garlic finely chopped<p>2 teaspoons finely grated peeled ginger<p>1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, crushed<p>¾ teaspoon …

Sauteed Spring Mushrooms, Chiles + Cilantro in Caramelized Coconut Broth Recipe on Food52

• 1 tablespoon vegetable oil<br>• 1 pound mixed mushrooms, such as maitake, white beech, shiitake and white button<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 2 (13.5-ounce) cans coconut milk<br>• 1 (1-inch) piece ginger, peeled and sliced<br>• 1 (1-inch) piece lemongrass, halved lengthwise, hard outer skin removed and …

Dan Barber's Cauliflower Steaks with Cauliflower Purée Recipe on Food52

• One 1 1/2-pound head of cauliflower<br>• 1 1/2 cups water<br>• 1 cup whole milk<br>• 2 tablespoons vegetable oil plus more for brushing<br>• Salt and freshly ground pepper<p>Heat oven to 350°F. Using sharp heavy knife and starting at top center of cauliflower head, cut two 1-inch-thick slices of cauliflower, cutting through …

Ignacio Mattos’ Grilled Favas Recipe on Food52

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Juniper Honey Pots de Crème

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Traditional French</i> Pots de Crème <i>sound, look, and taste fancy -- but they're quite simple, infinitely adaptable, and easily</i> …

Cauliflower Hash + A Beautiful Experience at a Syrian Restaurant in Kuwait

<i>Syrian or Lebanese?</i>, Mike asked me late one evening, wondering what I was in the mood for.<p><i>Syrian!</i> A glimmer in my eyes, I replied instantly, already …

Cauliflower

Cinnamon and Coconut Paleo Pancakes

I know Paleo pancakes are totally candy cigarettes but once in a while, I feel like making a stack. They’re definitely not the same as traditional …

Eggs in Clouds

Separate eggs, putting whites in 1 large bowl and yolks in 4 separate small bowls. Whip whites until stiff peaks form. Fold in cheese, chives and …

Grain Free Instant Cinnamon "Oatmeal" (Low Carb) - Holistically Engineered

Instant Cinnamon “Oatmeal”<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup + 2 Tbsp chia seeds<p>½ cup + 2 Tbsp golden flax meal<p>½ cup + 2 Tbsp finely shredded unsweetened coconut<p>1 Tbsp …

Recipe: Best-Ever Veggie Burger

<b>First, cook the beets:</b> Heat the oven to 400°F. Wrap the beets loosely in aluminum foil and roast until easily pierced with a fork, 50 to 60 minutes. …

Recipes

Why Eating Cabbage Rolls is Lucky on New Year's

In many parts of Eastern Europe, eating cabbage rolls for New Year’s is considered very lucky. Laura Kelley, author of The Silk Road Gourmet …

The Complete Menu Plan for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014

A complete, one-page resource for the entire 2014 Food Lover's Cleanse menu plan, including over 50 recipes for healthy delicious meals, snacks, and drinks.<p></head>#### DAY:<p>1<br>• 2<br>• 3<br>• 4<br>• 5<br>• 6<br>• 7<br>• 8<br>• 9<br>• 10<br>• 11<br>• 12<br>• 13<br>• 14<p>➤ The Pantry: Recipes Used Throughout the Cleanse<p>➤ Low-Alcohol Cocktails<p>➤ Complete Cleanse Recipe PDF<p>➤ …

Seared Scallops With Indian Spinach Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Seared Scallops With Indian Spinach</b><p>Ingredients4 tablespoons canola oil, divided1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 medium red onion, chopped (about 1 cup)2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled, minced (about 2 tablepoons)3 medium garlic cloves, minced (about 1 tablespoon)1/4 teaspoon …

How to Make Crème Brûlée

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Grab</i> …

Easy Sweet Potatoes + Eggs

Quinoa and Mango Salad with Lemony

<b>Author Notes:</b> This salad has its roots in a salsa. Trader Joe's used to carry a mango-black bean salsa that I thought was the best on the planet; I used to eat it right from the jar. They stopped making it for a while, and that's when I began improvising and making it myself. At one point it hit …

Smoked Lentil Salad with Sriracha Miso Mayonnaise Recipe on Food52

Seafood

Carrot Avocado Salad Recipe on Food52

• 2 pounds small carrots (3 to 4 inches, ½ inch thick), or large carrots quartered and cut into 3-inch segments, peeled (about 4 cups)<br>• Kosher salt<br>• 1 orange<br>• 1 lemon<br>• 1 teaspoon cumin seeds<br>• 2 medium garlic cloves<br>• 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves<br>• 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar<br>• 1 …

10 Hearty Salads

Go on, call us "salad gluttons" -- as salad naysayer Jeffrey Steingarten describes people who eat salad more than twice a week in the winter. Actually, we think your salads can be both warming and filling. Why such a stigma around salads as the focal point of your meal? Add a big heap of grains, …

Healthy Eating

White Cheddar, Toasted Almond and Crispy Sage CheeseBall Recipe

Pomegranate Jeweled White Cheddar, Toasted Almond and Crispy Sage Cheeseball. {Video!}<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 4, 2013 212<p>It’s the most wonderful time …

Pine Nut Brittle with Rosemary Recipe on Food52