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Shake Things up: Make Your Own Pinot Noir Sea Salt

Making flavored sea salts is quick, easy and fun, not to mention a wonderful and adventurous addition to every chef's kitchen arsenal. Flavored salts can either be used as a rub for meat or seafood prior to cooking, or added as a finishing touch to fresh vegetables and, believe it or not, even …

Ramen Hacks: 30+ Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Instant Noodles

GalleryRamen Hacks: 30+ Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Instant Noodles<p><b>Ramen in the U.S. has come a long way.</b> Once known only in its 10-for-a-dollar instant-lunch form—a staple of offices and dorm rooms all around the '80s and '90s—high-end <i>real</i> ramen shops are springing up left and right on both coasts …

Three new software freebies worth checking out

When it comes to free software, you probably know the old favorites: OpenOffice, GIMP, CCleaner, Avast Free Antivirus, and so on.<p>But let's not overlook the new. Kingsoft Office 2013 remains my favorite free Microsoft Office alternative, and within the past week I've heard from no fewer than three …

39 Recipes to Celebrate the Beginning of Strawberry Season

We wait all year for strawberry season—it's finally here, so we're celebrating with these strawberry recipes.<p><b>Sure, you can find strawberries year-round.</b> But there's nothing like the real, ripe, red, juicy in-season stuff. And, we're thanking our lucky stars that strawberry season's just beginning. …

How to Make Ice Cream Cake without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Break away from the freezer aisle, and start making ice cream cake with whatever flavors you fancy.</i><p>“Mocha …

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3-D Printed Food That Melts In Your Mouth

It looks like a sausage. It is a sausage. But what’s that? It’s really a pureed sausage goo, printed back into a sausage-like shape. Now the more important question: Why on earth?<p>A food company in Germany is working on a way of 3-D printing almost any food. In a few years time, you’ll be able to …

Mercury: New Concept For Line Skating

Line skating is fun and a great way to stay active and in shape. However, like a lot of exercises, the impact from line skating places stress on the …

50 Creative Ways to Repurpose, Reuse and Upcycle Old Things

If you’re like me, you probably have a lot of old stuff just lying around your house. It’s not doing anything but taking up space, but you’re either …

How to Make All-Natural Barbecue Sauce, from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Fire up the smoker -- Phoebe Lapine of Feed Me Phoebe is sharing a wholesome barbecue sauce for ribs, chicken, and everything in between.</i><p>My friend …

Blackberry-Vinegar Caramel Sauce

Makes about 1½ cups<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>This revelatory sauce starts with a dry caramel, meaning no water is added to the sugar. It will take on color quickly and is less likely to crystallize.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup sugar<p>¼ cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>10 oz. fresh or frozen …

Bicyclist who found stabbed Wisconsin girl: 'Who did that to you?'

"Who did that to you?" a bicyclist in Waukesha, Wisconsin, asked the 12-year-old girl he found bloodied and lying near a wooded area.<p>His words were captured on a recording of the 911 call he made, which has now been released.<p>The cyclist explained to the 911 operator that the girl told him she'd …