Alexa Johnson

11 Flips | 2 Magazines | @alexajohnsoi08b | Keep up with Alexa Johnson 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 “Alexa Johnson”

Here's a Pumpkin Spice Burger to Dunk Into Your Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin spice Oreos are, we recently learned, a thing. As are pumpkin spice M&Ms. And pumpkin spice Pringles. <i>What is happening,</i> you’re probably …

Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein Love Breakfast Tacos, Avoid Tapas Ghettos

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein talk food trends and the "tapas ghetto"<p><b>Fred Armisen</b> and <b>Carrie Brownstein</b>, the <i>Portlandia</i> co-stars (and first-time cookbook authors) have plenty in common. Partying isn't one of them.<p><b>This is our Entertaining Issue. What are your biggest pet peeves as guests and</b> …

Best Soda Fountains In The U.S.

Despite being commonly associated with the simple life of the 1950s, the soda fountain saw its heyday at the turn of the 20th century. A bow-tied soda jerk was as skilled and serious as a modern day mixologist, custom-chipping ice cubes and swirling house-made syrups and bitters with seltzer pulled …

Brown Sugar-Bourbon Ice Cream

1 quart<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole milk<p>3/4 cup heavy cream<p>1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>6 large egg yolks<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1/8 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon (or more) bourbon<p>1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>Special equipment<p>An ice cream maker<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Stir milk, cream, and …

How To Win Friends And Influence People In The Digital Age

Throughout human history, the predominant way we’ve built relationships is through real-time conversation. This throne is about to be taken over if it hasn’t already been.<p>As I wrote about in Why Creating Content Trumps Face-To-Face Meetings, the new king of the land is content.<p>Beers at the bar has …

Beer labels match brewed contents to Pantone color

Spanish creative agency Txaber created a series of beer packaging labels in which each brew type is presented with a corresponding Pantone color.<p>[via …

Tasty or addictive? Chinese restaurant serves noodles laced with opium poppy

The noodles were not just tasty. They were addictive.<p>A Chinese noodle vendor in northern Shaanxi province has been detained for 10 days after admitting he added powdered poppy plant — from which opium is made --- to his dishes to keep customers coming back, Chinese media has reported.<p>The owner said …

Ello Cofounder Doesn't Think Facebook Is a Social Network

Ello, the independent, invitation-only and ad-free social network that went viral almost overnight, is often compared to Facebook. Indeed, the …

The Gefilte Fish Line: A Sweet And Salty History Of Jewish Identity

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a day when everything tastes like dessert. In symbolic hope of a sweet year to come, the table is positively sticky — honey marinades, honey cakes, raisin-studded challah bread. And, depending on where your family is from, sweet gefilte fish.<p>Gefilte fish, …

Anthony Bourdain Has Become The Future Of Cable News, And He Couldn’t Care Less

The host of CNN’s Parts Unknown (starting again on Sunday) wants to make a great show–and challenge some cultural assumptions.<p>“Ready to eat well?” asks Anthony Bourdain.<p>The chef turned TV star is leading the way toward a pair of narrow seats at the New York outpost of a Michelin-rated Tokyo …