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16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

13 meals in only four hours.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jennifer Wilcox. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the week, because it makes my life easier. It allows me to sleep a …

Healthy Eating

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

The Westworld Creators Are Working on Another Insane Sci-Fi Show

Even the basic plot synopsis of The Peripheral is a trip.<p><i>Westworld</i> Season Two hasn't even <i>started</i> airing yet, and already Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are trying to one-up it. The husband and wife producer pair who created the flagship HBO sci-fi series are reportedly also hard at work on an …

Here’s What It Looks Like Inside the Handmade Sketchbooks of a Well-Traveled Artist

Over the last 13 years, artist José Naranja has been filling pocket-sized notebooks with his own visual diary. By illustrating his daily experiences, observations, ideas, and memories, Naranja considers his ongoing project as “a love letter to notebooks, a flight of fancy and also a part of [him].” …

Drawing

9 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Chicken, According to Chefs

While there are whole schools of thought on cooking steak—grilling evangelist Meathead Goldwyn pushes the reverse sear method, for example—chicken, …

Why Trump Is Panicking

The raids on his attorney’s files are extremely dangerous for the president.<p>“Attorney-client privilege is dead,” according to President Donald Trump, who unleashed an angry Twitter tirade this week in response to search warrants executed at the office, home and hotel room of his personal attorney, …

Donald Trump

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

Elon Musk Urges People to Watch Chris Paine's A.I. Movie While It's Free

"Do You Trust This Computer?" is now available to stream.<p>Elon Musk is concerned about the future of humanity. The tech entrepreneur shared a link …

This Tax Season Stromboli Recipe Is My Only Dependent

By Alex Delany<p>It's basically just a pizza rolled up into a giant log. And when you're paying rent AND taxes in the same month, it's here for you.<p>Hey. How’s it going? Oh, me? I’m fine. A little tired. Yeah, tax season is rough, especially when you forget to pay taxes on all those little freelance …

Italian Food

How to Make the Creamiest Polenta of Your Life

Polenta is just water and coarse-ground, usually yellow cornmeal. Or is it? There’s salt, too, right? How much? And how much water? Are other liquids okay? Do you combine, then bring to a boil? Or bring to a boil, then combine? Do you really have to stir constantly? What about soaking overnight? …

Babysitting

The History of Pho

<b>Where did pho come from? Does pho come from the French word, feu? <br>Why does pho matter? To help clarify things, here’s the introduction<br>from The Pho</b> …

23 One-Pan Meals You Can Make in Under an Hour

Sometimes called <i>miracle meals</i> (because they are), these one-pan dinners are a busy person's dream come true. Quick to assemble, quick to cook, and …

Food

Carnitas - Pressure Cooker Recipe

"Savory and tender pork carnitas."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (6 pound) pork butt roast<p>1 1/2 tablespoons salt<p>1 tablespoon dried oregano<p>2 teaspoons ground cumin<p>1 …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

The Authentic Italian Way to Make Alfredo Pasta Is the Opposite of What You Think

When you think of alfredo pasta, you might think of using heavy cream, milk, flour, and cheese. And you'd be doing it wrong. Allow me to introduce …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Might Have a Crucial Hormonal Link

Finally, some answers.<p>For years, a line has divided millions of patients from their doctors, separating those who experience the debilitating effects …

12 Instant Pot Recipes for Easy Weeknight Dinners

Turn the menu planning pressure off.<p>1 of 15<p>Mike Garten<p>Smoky Vegan Black Bean Soup<p>Slow and steady wins the race — at least when it comes to this …

Cooking

5 Meal Prep Strategies From a Guy Who Does It For a Living

Get your oven mitts ready because these meal prep tips are on fire.<p>There are many ways to be a chef these days besides working at a restaurant. You can serve the every whim of hedge fund billionaires and pop queens. You can travel the world apprenticing with groundbreaking chefs and yoda-like …

Cooking

Before You Go to Tokyo, Learn These Etiquette Tips

But if you stick your chopsticks straight into your rice, you're on your own.<p>Welcome to Tokyo. You've probably traveled a long way to get here, you want to have a good time, and—most importantly—you’re hungry.<p>But the language barrier for tourists is real, and when the culture is also not your own, …

Japan

24 Fresh and Delicious Foil Packet Recipes Perfect for Spring

Enjoy the season with our best and easiest foil packet dinners yet!<p>We're finally turning a corner into our favorite bright and blooming season, and …

Cooking

Matching Architecture to People’s Needs, by Listening to Them First

MEXICO CITY — When the architect Tatiana Bilbao was commissioned to design a house for Mexico’s poorest rural communities, her team was three months into the work before she realized that something was missing.<p>“I said, ‘You know, guys, this sounds good but we really don’t know one single person …

Mexico City

16 Healthy Braising Recipes to Ease the Pain of Winter

Cooking

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.<p>Weeknight fantasy: a beautifully bronzed whole roast chicken, on your table at 7. Weeknight reality: fire detectors, hot tears, dinner at 11.<p>While it might be <i>possible</i> to roast an entire bird on …

Cooking

The "father of artificial intelligence" says singularity is 30 years away

You’ve probably been told that the singularity is coming. It is that long-awaited point in time — likely, a point in our very near future — when …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

21 quick and easy ways to speed up your weight loss

For some of us, trying to lose weight can feel like a constant struggle.<p>But maybe it doesn't have to be as tough as we all think.<p>Recent research has …

Our Best Budget-Friendly Beef Recipes

When it's time to set a dinner game plan, most days, we all want the same thing: We want to make a meal that’s fast, easy, and most importantly, …

16 Extra Filling Meals That Will Reaffirm Your Commitment to the Whole30 Diet

26 Vegan Classics You Should Learn How To Cook

Yes, these are vegan.

Cooking