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10 Books Every Design Lover Should Have

Whether you’re interested in home decor, contemporary rooftop architecture, or ingenious plant styling, there’s something for any design lover in …

Design

'The New Farm' tells the tale of building a successful organic farm

<b>Rarely does one hear of farmers who can pay off debts in less than a decade, let alone make money without holding other jobs. This wonderful book</b> …

Urban Agriculture

When Silicon Valley Took Over Journalism

The pursuit of digital readership broke the New Republic—and an entire industry.<p>Chris Hughes was a mythical savior—boyishly innocent, fantastically rich, intellectually curious, unexpectedly humble, and proudly idealistic.<p>My entire career at the <i>New Republic</i> had been spent dreaming of such a …

How online art galleries are serving up talent — and sales — without the 'tude

You know that awful feeling of walking into a snooty art gallery and the staff vaguely lifts up their heads and gives you the once-over?<p>"We're the opposite of that," said Rebecca Wilson, chief curator for SaatchiArt.com.<p>What Wilson is describing speaks to the engine behind the online market for …

Before & After: A Master Bath Gets a Bright Makeover in Austin, TX

When Amanda and Corey Hendrix moved into their Austin, TX home six years ago, there were a lot of projects that needed to be done. Their 80s …

Playlist: One of Detroit’s music royalty gives us her soundtrack to the Long Hot Summer of 1967

Marsha Music’s family owned Joe’s Records on 12th Street<p><i>By</i> <i>Marsha Music</i><p>I was 13 years old in the summer of 1967. I listened to a whole lot of music on …

Why the Best Way to See Chilean Patagonia Is on Horseback

My best friend, Bailey, and I were lying in a tent on a windy Patagonia night, cheerfully cataloguing the parts of our bodies that hurt. A few hours …

Meyer Lemon Shortbread

It wouldn’t be a proper month of dessert recipes without something lemony, so today we’re happy to share these shortbread cookies from Samantha …

How to Pronounce More Than 2,500 Words in French

Basic rules and audiofiles teach correct French pronunciation<p>Anyone with the great good fortune of having studied in Paris at the <i>Cours de</i> …

No green thumb needed: 6 drought-tolerant herbs that are almost impossible to kill

If you have dutifully swapped out your lawn and flower gardens for water-miserly cactus and succulents, you can be excused for feeling a tad nostalgic for the lush, the scented, the flowering.<p>"When I just see succulents, it can feel a bit sparse or stark," admits Kelly Fernandez. But she has a …

Where to Buy: 15 Great Online Sources For On-Trend Fabric

Have a chair that's been sitting around waiting for you to reupholster it (::cough : not guilty)? Want to cook up some new pillows for your sofa or …

How Grilling Fish Wrapped in Banana Leaves Teaches You to Trust Your Intuition

Walking down the wide rows of the Mercado de Medellín in Mexico City last summer, I was mesmerized by a vendor selling six-foot-long banana leaves. He trimmed the stalks, then lifted and waved out the thick, waxy sheets like a salesman shaking dust from his Persian rugs, before stacking them neatly.<p>…

BBQ

Saying Au Revoir to Baking with Dorie

“If a recipe is here, it means I love it,” Dorie Greenspan says in the introduction to her book, Baking Chez Moi. It seems likely to us that no truer a statement has been written by a cookbook author. Time and again Dorie has shown the Food52 community that baking and sharing her love for the …

Dessert

This Condiment Is Sweet, Spicy, Garlicky and Just Ridiculously Good

We finally got the recipe for Bad Saint's palapa, and our food will never taste the same.<p>Step inside Washington DC’s Bad Saint, and you will be treated to the kind of welcoming hospitality that usually only exists in people’s homes. Despite an LA-worthy line that forms outside the restaurant every …

Condiments

How to learn to play the piano in six weeks

In How to Play the Piano, the concert pianist James Rhodes teaches readers how they can learn the instrument in just six weeks. Watch the video above to find out more.<p>Many adults express a desire to learn an instrument, but may have been put off by childhood lessons, the dread of long and tedious …

Piano

Fix Those Hips: Progressive Posture Alignment, Part 2

<b>Welcome to week two of my four-week program for better posture and alignment.</b> This week we are going to focus on hip alignment. But we are not …

11 Top Things to See and Do in Norway

Northern Lights

Peach Tarte Tatin

8 servings<p>Browning the peaches before baking them in the pastry is the key. Cook the peaches until they’re soft enough to release some of their juices and then reduce that liquid so it just coats the pan. The result is a tarte Tatin with a light, flaky crust and perfectly glazed fruit.<p>July 2017Print<p>…

Baking

7 ways to exercise in the heat, plus some indoor alternatives

Staying in shape during the summer is easy, right? You can finally go for a jog or play a sport outside. But what about when it's too hot? These tips will help you stay safe when breaking a sweat during the summer, or even find an alternative to being in the sun.<p>Tips for exercising outdoors<p><b>1. Stay</b> …

Fitness

11 Unique Moves That Stretch and Massage Hard-to-Reach Muscles So Good

Whether or not you’re crushing HIIT workouts as often as you’re tossing back summer beers, stretching and self-myofascial release are critical for a …

Yoga

3 Exercises to Improve Your Shoulder Mobility

<b>For increased flexibility, less stiffness, freer and fuller range of motion, and less pain in your shoulders</b> - try these three exercises <b>daily</b> for one …

Buckwheat and Shiitake Mushroom Salad with Gouda

8 servings<p>Buckwheat adds a unique flavor to this salad, but other grains, such as cooked barley, farro, or bulgur, would be good too.<p>August 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling<p>1½ cups buckwheat groats<p>2 lemons<p>8 ounces shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced<p>3 cups parsley leaves …

Gouda

Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe

Cool off this summer with our favorite chilled soup. Gazpacho is a classic Spanish soup made of seasonal fruits and vegetables and served cold. Think …

Food Preservation

Almond Cake

Rich and buttery with big almond flavor, this cake is mixed in seconds in a food processor, but it tastes fancy and sophisticated, and it keeps for …

How to Make Focaccia Like Chris Bianco

Bakers, serious bakers, are a special breed drawn to the mysterious alchemy of yeasted dough. Their practice borders on obsession. Flour coats their eyelashes (and, after decades of baking, clouds their vision), dried dough crusts over their cuticles, and breadcrumbs hide in the folds of their …

5 Adventures Your Teenager Will Love

Once the kids hit their teen years, it’s almost impossible to convince them to go on another family trip that doesn’t include a posse of their …

The media's war on Trump is destined to fail. Why can't it see that?

These are the worst of times for the American news media, but they are also the best. The newspaper industry as a whole has been dying slowly for years, as the pathetic tale of the once-mighty Chicago Tribune reminds us. But for the handful of well funded journalistic enterprises that survive, the …

Donald Trump

Banoffee millionaire’s shortbread - delicious. magazine

• 200g plain flour<br>• 450g unsalted butter, cubed<br>• 50g golden caster sugar<br>• 300g soft dark brown sugar<br>• 2 x 397g tins condensed milk<br>• 3 bananas, sliced<br>• 200g milk …

A Brilliant Way to Create a Color Scheme for Your Dream Home

Have you ever been invited to a painting party? Yes? No? Well, if you’ve never attended this event of a lifetime, let me explain.<p>Friends buy their …

Sippin’ Green Gazpacho

Makes about 6 cups<p>This zippy, herbaceous drinkable soup is like a trip to the farmers’ market in a glass. Coldness dulls flavor, which is why it's important to season generously while the mixture is warm.<p>August 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds English hothouse cucumbers (about 2 large), chopped<p>2 garlic …

Food Preservation