Alexandros Sakellaris

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Tapas Recipes

Popular throughout Spain, tapas are festive and delicious appetizers and snacks that are perfect for get-togethers or summer dinner parties. …


You Know French Onion Soup—But Do You Know Its (Less Fussy) Tuscan Mother?

Ask a Florentine and they will tell you that onion soup is Tuscan, not French. The Tuscan version, known as carabaccia (pronounced <i>kar-a-ba-cha</i>), is documented in Renaissance recipe books—usually a soup of sliced onions stewed in vegetable broth, thickened with ground almonds, spiced with …

Pictures of the Week 8.10.17

Light Bulbs

These arresting photographs by the young Stanley Kubrick show why he became a great director

From office lingerie models to Chicago street scenes, his camera caught it<p>The best filmmakers are often photographers. But not every snap shooter can …


Aerial photos show how China makes order from chaos

It’s hard to manage 1.4 billion people, especially when more than half of them tend to clutter together—55% of China’s population live in cities and towns, according to the World Bank data from 2015.<p>Reuters photographers have captured sprawling communities in China high from the sky, to provide a …


Pictures of the Week 3.30.17

The 13 biggest nutrition discoveries of 2016

The truth about nutrition is always in flux. One day coffee is a carcinogen, the next it’s a potent antioxidant. Carbs used to be the devil, now (the right kinds) are the staple of a well-balanced diet.<p>What’s healthy seems to change regularly, and 2016 was no exception, which is why we’re looking …


The eyes of the city: 20 years of street photography – in pictures

From 1977 to 2001, photographer Richard Sandler regularly walked the streets of New York and Boston, capturing all that the streets had to offer<p>The Eyes of the City by Richard Sandler is published by powerHouse books


Fidel Castro: A Life in Pictures


Pictures of the Week 10.13.16

Shia Islam

Pumpkins, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Oh My! 10 Recipes For Fall's Brightest Vegetables

Full of beta-carotene, antioxidants, and nutrients, orange vegetables are as good for you as they are good-tasting. From spicy pumpkin leek soup to curried roasted carrots, these recipes will have you loving orange all autumn long.<p><b>1. Spicy Pumpkin Leek Soup</b><p>In this velvety soup, pumpkin is simmered …


iOS 10 review: It's all about Messages

With the official release of iOS 10, it's hard not to feel a deep sense of nostalgia looking back on 10 versions of iPhone software since Apple's …

Photos: What we looked like watching 9/11 as it happened

No camera phones, just shock and awe<p>It can be hard to remember that only 15 years ago the way people engaged with large public events was …

18 Grilled Cheese Recipes That Prove Perfection Does Exist

These grilled cheese recipes are perfect. And you deserve them.<p>These grilled cheese recipes are perfect. And you deserve them.


The 23 Coolest Restaurant Trends We Spotted In 2016

Restaurant wallpaper worth stealing, new ways of cooking with fire, next-level banchan, and lot more<p>Pho beats ramen, eggs Benedict bows to khachapuri, doughnuts still rule, and 20 other discoveries we made while searching for this year’s best new restaurants.<p>Is There Anything You <i>Can’t</i> Milk?<p>The …

San Francisco

I Vow to Stop Complaining About the High Price of Tomatoes

The price of tomatoes at the farmers market or grocery store can seem mysteriously random. Erratic. All over the place. Truly puzzling.<p>There are tomatoes imported from Mexico for $1.99 at the bodega around the corner from the Food52 office; there are organic heirlooms for $6 a pound at Mario …

Having this retro arcade console on your desk will make you the coolest person in the office

8Bitdo is a company that specializes in game controllers, and now it’s trying out a bit of furniture design. This year at Gamescon the company unveiled its 8Bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick, and the company's showing off the pretty arcade system on its Facebook. Check out that retro wooden design. We …

Furniture Design

Heinz Bloody Mary

Heinz Bloody Mary is a personal project, I believe shared by Constantin Bolimond. The reasons I don't know for sure if it's personal is because the …

Packaging Design

This German startup wants to be your bank (without being a bank)

BERLIN — “That is f*cking clever,” said Ben Floyd, 33, as we sat in a trendy cafe in Berlin’s Mitte district. Floyd, who runs a digital agency in …

Save the last dance for me - The Drifters

How San Antonio’s Best Barbecue Spot Is Breaking All the Rules

At lunch, the Granary does a bustling counter-service business slinging brisket, ribs, sausage, and all the expected sides: baked beans studded with burnt ends, coleslaw, potato salad. The three-meat plate will look familiar to any Texan well-versed in their state's most prized cuisine, though the …

New York City

Star Wars Coffee For a Brew as Dark as Vader's Heart

For coffee straight from the mouth of Darth Vader himself, check out the Dark Brew Coffee House. This (tragically only conceptual) coffee house …


Don't Be That Loitering Jerk: Café Etiquette for You and Your Laptop

How long can you linger at a cafe or restaurant before you need to place another order? Can you bring a laptop? Here's what you need to know.<p>It’s noon on a Saturday at the cutest (read: most crowded) luncheonette in town and you’re craning your neck to find a table. You spot someone in the corner, …


5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

What's Better Than a Coravin? A Coravin II.

When entrepreneur and inventor Greg Lambrecht introduced the world to the Coravin, a device he perfected to achieve his goal of being able to drink a …


Photographer Uses Instagram Layout to Create Unique Collages

Photographer Ng Weijiang has found a rather peculiar way to create ‘art’. The Singapore based lens man makes digital collages using Instagram. Rather …

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Piña Colada Green Monster Smoothie Recipe

Piña Colada Green Monster Smoothie {Recipe}<p>Prep time<p>5 mins<p>Cook time<p>5 mins<p>Total time<p>10 mins<p>Here's a healthy version of the famous Piña Colada (sans …