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Hair Hacks: 3 Foolproof Ways to Make Waves

For our next bit of hair trickery, we turn to romantic, bohemian, beachy waves. The task of nailing down how exactly to make the perfect wave is a tall order, and one that can easily result in accidental crimping, Shirley Temple-esque ringlets, or simply a big old mess. Lucky for you, we’ve got a …

Hair

10 Easy Jams & Pickles for Beginners

We have reached the tipping point of summer when we stop longing for our favorite fruits and vegetables to <i>finally</i> arrive and start wondering what the …

Detroit files for bankruptcy protection

DETROIT -- The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court Thursday, laying the groundwork for a historic effort to bail out a city that is sinking under billions of dollars in debt and decades of mismanagement, population flight and loss of tax revenue.<p>The bankruptcy …

Nokia chose Windows Phone because it feared Samsung would 'come to dominate Android'

Nokia's decision in 2011 to pin the future of its smartphone business on Windows Phone has been heavily scrutinized over the years, but the reasoning behind that choice is only becoming fully clear now. When asked last week if he regretted not choosing Android, CEO Stephen Elop told reporters that …

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Detroit bankruptcy could hit millions of public sector retirees

With its bankruptcy filing, the city of Detroit has entered uncharted territory. It's a dark place that no major U.S. city has ever gone — but that could change.<p>Despite the uncertainties surrounding what’s expected to be a hard fought legal battle, the outcome promises to inflict more pain on …

Summer Fest: Four Grilled Corn Favorites

Markets are overflowing right now with bins of fresh summer corn. Pick your corn wisely by checking inside the husks to make sure the cob fills it …

What Are You Doing for Your New York Day Off?

We're getting ready for a long weekend off at Serious Eats HQ, and while some of us are heading out of town for the weekend, others are staying right here. Plenty of publications are tossing around the phrase, "Stuck in New York for July 4th," but the way we see it, that isn't right. Now's when the …

5 Links to Read Before Building a Better Burger

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master a cooking technique. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Build the ultimate burger for your Fourth of July party.</i><p>For an all-American cookout, burgers are a must. And though dressing them up (with, say, bleu cheese and …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

BBQ School | Cook Up Crispy Barbecued Chicken

Make the best chicken you've ever tasted<p>Talk shop with any BBQ expert, and you’ll eventually hear them say the phrase, “low and slow.” It’s the secret to great barbecue, they’ll say—and they’re right. Low temperatures and long cook times render just about any cut of meat so tender proteins nearly …

BBQ

Upgrade Your Burger With Secret Sauce

Make a great burger even better with this topping<p>Every once in a while I’ll crave a Big Mac. It’s not the overcooked beef patties, the floppy buns, or the strands of warm lettuce that induce this urge. It’s the Big Mac’s special sauce. That creamy, tangy, pumped-up tarter sauce is so good it …

Recipes

The Best Store Cupboard Spice Mixes

Spices are my favourite ingredients to use in the kitchen. They add so much flavour to a dish and they help to reduce the amount of salt and fat you need to use - this is a good thing guys!<p>Spices add a real depth of flavour, and can help to make even the blandest of meals tasty. Quite often …

Perfect Salmon

It never fails. If I ask my kids what they want for dinner, given anything, they almost always ask for salmon. I love it when they do because it's so healthy, so easy, and so delicious! I've found a way to make it that makes everyone happy, and it's totally quick.<p>1. The first key is to start with …

Food

What Happens When Avocados and Berries Meet

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: Gena pairs her favorite food with summer's freshest berries.</i><p>It’s …

Healthy Eating

A Different Sort of Egg Salad

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Sometimes, a girl's just gotta feel French.</i><p>It’s one of those facts of life – sometimes a girl’s just …

Turning a Trip to the Farmers Market into Lunch

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>The dill and garlic scapes at my farmers market were so vibrant and fragrant that I bought them just so I could build a lunch around them. I also …

Crumbles, Crisps, Cobblers: What's in a Name?

<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: Does a crisp by any other name taste as sweet? The answer is that it does.</i> <i>We attempt to define Bettys, cobblers, buckles, and their kin -- we sort of</i> …

Baking

Personalized Recipe Recommendations and Search

The smart cooking sidekick that learns what you like and customizes the experience to your personal tastes, nutritional needs, skill level, and more.

10 Ways to Enjoy Overripe Berries

One of the best things about summer is the abundance of fresh berries at the market. But it's often the case that our eyes are bigger than our stomachs, and the once plump and happy fruit we bought at the beginning of the week can start to look a little sad in the fridge. Fear not! Here are 10 ways …