Shannon Forrester

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Portable Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Recipes

This time of the year is all about getting back into the swing of things. Breakfast seems to take a backseat with parents getting their kids off to school and everyone else trying to fit all their to-do's into the shorter days as autumn approaches. The kids are back to school and our lazy, long …

Hacking sleep: Meet the transhumanists making sleep obsolete

Not everyone wants to sleep in. A growing transhumanism community wants to sleep less, and better, and they’re going to great lengths to make it …

Singularity

38 nutrition experts tell us what they eat for breakfast

Study after study shows that breakfast boosts brainpower and helps to control cravings later in the day. Lots of highly successful make sure to fuel up before they face the world.<p>But some breakfasts are more well-rounded than others.<p>To see what a healthy breakfast looks like, we asked dozens of …

What I learned by reading Businessweek's incredible 38,000-word article on code

I read the whole thing online this afternoon, and it's remarkable. I could see it being taught in journalism classes years from now, like Gay Talese's "Frank Sinatra Has a Cold" or John Hersey's "Hiroshima."<p>It takes something both very important and hard to understand, and makes it understandable …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

Everything You Can Do With a Can of Chickpeas

After a good knife and a heavy skillet, the most heavy-duty workhorse in my kitchen isn't a piece of equipment at all; it's a can of chickpeas.<p>Yes, if I have the time I'll cook a big batch of dried chickpeas, with their far superior beany broth, and freeze them into single-serving portions. But …

The 10 Most Underrated European Cities To Book Your Next Vacation To

OPM Data Breach: China Hits Back at U.S. Over Federal Cyberattack

BEIJING — China accused the United States of making “groundless accusations” and being “irresponsible” Friday in blaming Chinese hackers for a vast data breach that could be the biggest cyberattack in U.S. history.<p>Four million federal workers may have had their personal information compromised in …

Cyber-attacks

Xiaomi starts selling accessories online in US and Europe from today

Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi is dipping a first, tentative toe into the retail waters of US and Europe today, opening an online store selling electronic accessories. The company — worth $46 billion — will be selling just four products for what it's calling its "beta test sale," with the Mi …

Selling

Water surprise: The Water Book reviewed

Think about what you did first thing this morning. You woke, having respired and perspired through the night. You got out of bed and went to the bathroom to urinate and to wash. You filled the kettle to make tea or coffee and, while waiting for it to boil, may have checked the weather forecast for …

Books

Mastering the Old Fashioned, One of the World's Finest Cocktails

Fitz seems like he knows his way around an old fashioned. He should. He’s been a daytime fixture behind the long piece of mahogany at Manhattan’s Old Town Bar on 18th Street for years. I am a little apprehensive mind you; this is hardly a temple to mixology and there are certainly several ways to …

Shakshuka Up Your Morning Routine With Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka only looks complicated—these eggs poached in tomato sauce are perfect for a weekday breakfast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

Breakfast

This Summer, Garden Like a Chef

Go beyond backyard mint this summer. For a garden that reads like a restaurant menu, try these six chef-approved plants.<p>Go beyond backyard mint and potted basil this summer. For a garden that reads more like a restaurant menu, try these six chef-approved plants. Want to get planting? You can find …

Gardening

Be a Rebel: Cook Your Vegetables to Death

There's something really wonderful about cooking vegetables for a very long time. If you know how to do it right, that is.<p>So much of cooking is reactionary. We think about the food our parents prepared for us, or the dishes that restaurants served ten years ago, and smirk about how backwards it all …

Food Preservation

Spring Renewal 101: 11 Juicing Cures for Common Ailments

Although in some parts of the country spring still seems months away, we’re getting close to the start of a new season and it’s a great excuse to …

Recipes

Start Your Day Off Right With 16 Breakfast Recipes That Are Under 400 Calories

You've heard that skipping breakfast is a bad idea for your health, and it's true. An increasing number of studies shows that eating a good meal in the morning can lower your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Plus, you know that filling up on a healthy breakfast will prevent you from …

Is A Wine's Year Really That Important?

Buying wine isn't easy. Okay, let's rephrase that, because buying wine by aimlessly pointing at a shelf is actually quite easy to do. Buying wine <i>knowledgeably</i> isn't easy. Between the kind of grape, the region and the elusive tasting notes, the seemingly simple task of selecting a bottle based on …

15 Easy Dinners You Can Make in Under 30 Minutes

Everyone has those busy days when you have to grab a protein bar for a <b>breakfast on the go</b> and you skip lunch because you have too much work. By the time you get home at the end of the day, you're tired, you're hungry and <b>Easy Mac</b> just isn't gonna cut it. Luckily for you, these satisfying and …

How to Make Sauce Out of Your Pan's Brown Bits (a.k.a Fond)

<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: Don't wash away them most flavorful bits in your pan. They're called fond, and they're the start of a very good pan sauce. Here's what you need to …

Kitchens

Waffles for the win: 11 easy waffle topping recipes to brighten up breakfast

Drizzled with maple syrup and topped with a pat of butter, waffles are hard to resist. And with homemade, from a mix and frozen options, you can enjoy this satisfying breakfast on lazy weekend mornings as well as when you’re rushing out the door for work or school. But as much as the butter and …

4 Secret Tips for the Best Birthday Cake You'll Ever Bake

Want to bake a better birthday cake? Milk Bar's Christina Tosi and Bon Appétit's Alison Roman show you the ways to towering, sweet, frosted success.<p>When it comes to feel-good food, there's nothing like a towering, colorful, frosted, and sprinkled birthday cake. It's impossible to dig into a slice …

Dessert

MindMaze's hand-tracking, mind-reading virtual reality headset is just as complicated as it sounds

Paste on the 'trodes<p>Swiss neurotechnology company MindMaze has conceived the ultimate — or at least somewhere around the penultimate — cyberpunk VR setup. Imagine a blocky virtual reality headset that looks like a bezeled Oculus Rift. Where a Rift developer might track your hands by mounting a Leap …