Tommy Truong

15 Flips | 2 Magazines | 4 Likes | @TheOtherProf | Keep up with Tommy Truong 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 “Tommy Truong”

The Food Lab: Maximize Flavor by Ultra-Smashing Your Burger

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>By now we all know that the old piece of burger wisdom "never press on your burger!" is either patently false or, at the very least, wildly inaccurate. Heck, there's an entire successful burger chain <i>devoted</i> to using the technique. While a more traditional griddled …

The 10 Commandments. Of Burgers. According to Michael Symon. | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

<b>Michael Symon's Burger Commandments</b><p><b>Burger Commandment #1: Thou Will Get Your Butcher to Grind Your Meat</b><br>"I like a 1:1:1 ratio of short rib, sirloin, …

5 Tricks to Making a Really Excellent Burger

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>From cuts to fat content to seasoning, Cara is teaching you 5 simple</i> …

Burgers

How to make an incredible burger, according to 6 meat-masters

Food & Drink<p>By Adam Lapetina Published On 04/01/2014<p>@adamlapetina<p>By Adam Lapetina @adamlapetina Published On 04/01/2014<p>Have you ever gone to a …

From the Ground Up

A patty may just be a puck of ground beef, but it's also the building block of every great hamburger. You'll need a special kind of blend to do the …

Pikachu is Japan's official mascot for the FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil

Japan's national soccer team has adopted Pikachu — arguably Pokemon's best-known character — as its mascot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, as detailed by both Adidas and The Pokemon Company's official Japanese websites.<p>The partnership is part of Adidas' "Engine Project," which encourages …

Dinner Tonight: Orecchiette With Broccoli Rabe, Spicy Italian Sausage, and Pesto

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Orecchiette with broccoli rabe and sausage is one of those classic Italian pasta dishes. Not that I grew up anything like it—I can't imagine my younger self dealing well with the notoriously bitter vegetable. But after years of drinking Negronis, …

Cuban-Style Skirt Steak + 5 Tips for a Better Sear

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The secret to the perfect pan-seared steak? It's all about the sizzle.</i><p>I won't lie to you -- I like steak. To be specific, I …

Recipes

Marinated Collard Green Salad with Sausage and Gruyère Grits

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: Cheesy grits and sausage, with raw collards for lift.</i><p>Collard greens are quickly associated with long cooking times that slowly nudge the greens towards tenderness. …

Bravely Default: Unlock the Bravely Second Trailer Using the Konami Code! - IGN Video

IGN editors show you how to view the trailer for the sequel to Bravely Default without beating the game! How? Using the Konami Code of course! (Minor …

Report: British intelligence agency considered spying in homes with Kinect

The Xbox 360 Kinect camera was at one point evaluated for its potential use in mass surveillance of people in their homes, according to documents disclosed by The Guardian.<p>This information comes from files dated between 2008 and 2010, as leaked by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The documents …

The unbelievable story of Why Marlon Brando rejected his 1973 Oscar for 'The Godfather'

On March 5, 1973, Marlon Brando declined the Academy Award for Best Actor for his gut-wrenching performance as Vito Corleone in "The Godfather" — for a very unexpected reason.<p>Here's how it went down.<p>In the 1960s, Brando's career had slid into decline. His previous two movies — the famously …

Pop Facts: Secret GameCube Startups