Amber

63 Flips | 9 Magazines | 16 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @aed194 | Keep up with Amber 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 “Amber”

Grilling: Beer-Marinated Chicken Tacos Recipe

Each week Joshua Bousel drops by with a recipe for you to grill over the weekend. Fire it up, Joshua!<p>I've covered beef and pork tacos before, so the next logical step in my taco journey was chicken. I've always had my eye on this one particular recipe for beer-marinated chicken tacos, partly …

What makes us extroverts and introverts?

Why do some people prefer adventure and the company of others, while others favour being alone? It’s all to do with how your brain processes rewards.<p>Will you spend Saturday night in a crowded bar, or curled up with a good book? Is your ideal holiday adventure sports with a large group of mates and, …

Kickstarting: A Watch That Lets You Tell Time By Feel

For the sighted and the blind–and inspired by a Paralympic medalist–an inventor creates a watch no one ever has to look to.<p>The act of people glancing at watches to tell time is already potentially on its way to extinction, as the devices we rely on as timekeepers aren’t necessarily strapped to our …

Floating Schools Would Enable Students to Adapt to Flood-Prone Areas in Nigeria

For the community of Makoko of Lagos, Nigeria, life on the water is nothing new. Prone to flooding, residents have dealt with encroaching waters for …

Saving the world through social media? How development is going digital

Social media and mobile technologies offer a wide range of benefits for people working in development: a potentially cheap and efficient way to link citizens with their governments, the chance to monitor real-time progress on projects, and the ability to connect people from remote parts of the …

Simple Springtime Dishes

What's Up With Baking Eggs in Avocados?

For awhile now I feel like Pinterest has been swarming with eggs baked in avocados. Some of these recipes are plain, some have bacon, others are …

Why I Love Summer: Embracing Lazy Cooking

It's hot. I don't feel like cooking. I'd rather be outside sipping a cold drink, or next to the fan reading a good book, or pretty much anywhere but …

Nobody puts quinoa in the corner! Step your game up with these unexpected recipes. 13 Next-Level Quinoa Recipes You Need To Try - http://bit.ly/12d57vM

Help a reader out! What are your favorite recipes with kale? http://bzfd.it/172SoPs

@faithdurand discovered these scones on her trip to Big Sur Bakery last year. They are buttery and rich, and crunchy on top from baked sugar – the perfect way to start a luxurious morning. Morning Recipe: Blackberry Scones from The Big Sur Bakery Cookbook http://bit.ly/10N0LOh

Do these delicious fruit-filled pastries qualify as dessert or breakfast? Does it even matter? Let's just eat them all the time and say that's OK. Summer Recipe: Baked Berry Breakfast Pastries with Whipped Crème Fraîche - http://bit.ly/18bqoh7

You've had fruit filled pies, cakes, and tarts – but have you ever had cake-stuffed fruit?! Cake-Stuffed Fruits: The Best Thing to Happen to Fruit Since Jam http://bit.ly/176GRP7

Boozy. Roasted. Cherry. Milkshake. http://bzfd.it/18kurbd

These are the best EVER veggie burgers, inspired by NorthStar Cafe in Columbus, Ohio - are you up for the challenge? http://bit.ly/11bJs9P

How To Make Pico de Gallo (Salsa Fresca) - http://bit.ly/11ib7pD

Parmesan Chicken with Caesar Roasted Romaine

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Not only is this entire Parmesan chicken recipe in one pan—it comes with a built-in side dish of roasted romaine. Skeptical about roasted greens? Try it, and you'll be a convert.<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 7-ounce skinless, boneless chicken breasts<p>Kosher …

Pasta al Pomodoro

4 servings<p>The secret to this simple tomato-based pasta recipe? Pasta water and butter. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 medium onion, finely …

Cacio e Pepe

Servings<p>Literally "cheese and pepper", this minimalist cacio e pepe recipe is like a stripped-down mac and cheese.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>6 oz. pasta (such as egg tagliolini, bucatini, or spaghetti)<p>3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed, divided<p>1 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper<p>3/4 cup finely …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

The Story Behind That Incredible Photo of Denver's Colossal Cloud

11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

Michael Ruhlman's Warm Arugula Salad with Bacon and Poached Eggs Recipe

The Lyonnaise Salad is a classic combination featuring aggressively flavored greens (frisee is traditional), crisp-tender bacon, a vinaigrette made from the bacon fat, plenty of black pepper, and a soft poached egg. As salads go, it sounds pretty decadent—and delicious. This version from Michael …

Fresh Corn Cakes with Crab + Tomato Salad

<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: Caroline makes a meal in celebration of one of summer's sweetest gifts—fresh corn.</i><p>The other day, a friend offered me an ear of corn that he grew in his backyard. (If I …

Strawberry-Basil Margarita, anyone? 10 Delicious Ways to Use a Bunch of Basil - http://bit.ly/1ejMnQv

Easy Meatball & Wine Pasta Bake

Ever had one of those days when you wish you could throw everything in a pot and it cooked by itself? Today was just that. I wanted to make a quick, flavorful dinner that was simple, tasty and yet had a slight sophistication to it. And what speaks sophistication better than wine. I used a basic …

Yes, you can grill dessert! Make a grilled banana split

One of the questions I’m most often asked is about what can be grilled for dessert. This quandary has stumped even the best of char masters. Here is my opinion: If you want a dainty little morsel with tuiles, edible flowers and perfectly tempered chocolate, go to a nice bakery. If you want a …

Chicken Dinners: Chicken, Vegetable, and Ricotta Frittata

If you're looking for a good "use it up" sort of meal, nothing beats a frittata. A frittata is basically a giant oven-baked omelette filled with lots of stuff (or a crustless quiche). Usually it starts on the stove and ends in the oven, where it develops a nice, golden finish. A frittata always …

Skillet Eggs with Asparagus, Pancetta, and Parmesan Recipe

I happen to love a kick of heat in almost everything that I make, but I realize not everyone feels that way. Feel free to leave out the chili flakes in the recipe or increase the amount, depending on your desired heat level.<p><b>Note:</b> You can leave out the pancetta to make this dish vegetarian, just …