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10 Brooklyn-based designers of unique home goods

Do something different with your home while supporting Kings County companies<p>In a world where it seems like big-box companies control all aspects of our lives, it’s nice to know that there are plenty of alternatives. The push to buy local—not just in New York City, but across the nation—is proof …

15 Italian Cooking Secrets That Will Change Your Life

The beauty of learning how to cook Italian food the right way is that you don't have to go to a restaurant every time the craving strikes. From making the perfect pasta to having the essential pantry staples on hand, there are a few secrets Italian cooks always have up their sleeves that come in …

Fast casual pizza war heating up in Chicagoland

There's a food fight raging in the Chicago area, growing hotter than a wood-fired oven, and at stake is a slice of the fast casual pizza market rapidly expanding across the country.<p>Just a couple of years ago, the LeBron James-backed Blaze Pizza, Pie Five Pizza and MOD Pizza — three of the big …

Sci-Fi Sunday: The Sisters Of Star Trek

I come from a <i>Star Trek</i> family. It's the only show my uncle and mother could watch together without scrapping. After I was born, my earliest sci-fi …

The Best Red Wine For Grilling Out: Grenache

Grenache (also referred to as Garnacha) is one of the world’s workhorse grapes, but it can also be one of the world’s most elegant red wines. Winemakers across the globe, from California and Australia to France and Spain, cultivate this varietal and achieve very different expressions in the …

Flavors

The Magic of Cream of Tartar: What It Is and How to Substitute

Whether added to snickerdoodle cookies to make them wonderfully soft, to whipped egg whites to make them stable, or to simple syrup to prevent sugar …

Dessert

16 Tips To Save Apple Watch Battery Life [Guide]

Here is a guide with best 16 tips on how to save Apple Watch battery life and get the most out of your wearable.<p>Apple claims that its new wearable …

Go for the Punch With This Easy Cut-Out Pie Crust

Circles, squares, or diamonds—we're into all of them for this stunning punch-out pie crust.<p><b>A simple diamond-shaped cookie cutter</b> can take any pie from ordinary to extra-special. Senior food editor <b>Alison Roman</b> walks through the steps of how to master the punch crust.

Baking

How much fat drips off your burger?

Every cook knows about grill shrinkage—the tendency of burgers to lose juice and fat as they approach perfection. But we wondered: Do fattier cuts …

Secrets from the Cooking Light Test Kitchen

Secrets, Tips & Recipes from America’s Healthy-Cooking Experts<p>1 of 18<p>Cooking Tips from the Experts<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 18<p>Get Rid of Garlic Hands<p>3 of …

Cooking

Start Your Day With This Breakfast Parfait and Make Every Morning Better

Start your mornings with macerated fruit, the nuttiest granola, and creamy yogurt. C'est parfait.<p>The <b>granola parfait</b> at The Line Hotel in Los Angeles is not your average hotel breakfast. “We push our parfait even further,” pastry chef <b>Marian Mar</b> says. “Acid, creaminess, sweetness, crunch—it’s all in …

Breakfast

7 Healthy Guacamole Recipes That Are Perfect for Your Next Party

Whether you’re in search of the perfect party dip or a condiment for your favorite weeknight Mexican meal, avocados are your essential ingredient. …

Healthy Eating

BA's Best Cheesecake

Makes one 9" cake Servings<p>Meet the absolute best cheesecake recipe. Room temperature ingredients ensure a smooth and creamy texture; take the cream cheese, sour cream, and eggs out of the refrigerator about 2 hours ahead of time. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>…

Dessert

“What Flights Are Overhead?” and Other Cool Things to Ask Siri When You're Bored

You can ask Siri all kinds of fun things thanks to its connection with the WolframAlpha database. One of the fun questions to ask Siri is what flights are overhead, the answer to which might surprise you. Sitting in my friend’s apartment in Boulder, CO, there are five planes over my head within a …

Wolfram Alpha

Tempo Smart Calendar for iPhone review

Tempo is a new calendar app for iPhone that not only attempts to handle your appointments and schedule more elegantly, but also doubles as somewhat …