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Banana, Coconut, Chocolate Chip Snack Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Melissa Clark's Chocolate Crusted Banana Blondies (originally seen on notderbypie) were the source of my inspiration. In Melissa's version, the butter is browned and the banana mixture is poured over a chocolate cookie and butter crust. I wasn't crazy about the cookie crust idea and I …

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The Very Best Brownie Recipe

Let’s rewind to Valentine’s Day. I’m single. I’m not feeling well. My mom is in town and our plan is to eat dinner and watch movies. As the sun goes …

Simple Hash Brown Potatoes Recipe | Free Delicious Italian Recipes | Simple Easy Recipes Online | Dessert Recipes

I was preparing for a fish fry and was getting a little tired of French fries and for some reason hash brown potatoes sounded really good; I decided …

Taco Queso Dip Recipe

<b>Read more: Sauced: 6 Cheese Dips for Your Super Bowl Party</b><p>Ingredients1/2 pound monterey jack cheese, grated1/2 pound sharp cheddar cheese, grated1 tablespoon cornstarch2 tablespoons olive oil1/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion1 small jalapeño, stemmed, seeded, and finely diced1 teaspoon garlic …

Kimono Is A Smarter Web Scraper That Lets You “API-ify” The Web, No Code Required

A new Y Combinator-backed startup called Kimono wants to make it easier to access data from the unstructured web with a point-and-click tool that can extract information from webpages that don’t have an API available. And for non-developers, Kimono plans to eventually allow anyone track data …

Google’s Cloud SQL Hits General Availability, Gets An SLA, Encryption And Support For Larger Databases

After two-and-a-half years in preview, Google’s Cloud SQL, the company’s fully managed MySQL database service, has now hit general availability.<p>As with most Google services that hit this milestone, Cloud SQL now features an SLA, which guarantees 99.95 percent availability for the service. Google …

The Complete Quantitative Guide To Judging Your Startup

Raising capital from investors is often a frustrating experience. While part of that frustration will always be present when working on high-risk projects, a lot of the aggravation comes from the lack of clear signposts that allow founders to judge their company’s performance. The reality is, most …

How To Get An MBA From Eminem

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>In 2002 I was driving to a hedge fund manager’s house to hopefully raise money from …

Mini Coconut Macaroons Recipe

It can't be helped. These teeny tiny macaroons are just adorable. Bonus: they're tasty and gluten-free.<p><b>Read more: Cookie Monster: Mini Macaroons</b><p>Ingredients1 3/4 cups sweetened shredded coconut2 egg whites1/4 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1/8 teaspoon salt<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Adjust oven rack to …

Chicken Mushroom Chimichanga - How to Make a Chimichanga (Oven Fried Burrito)

Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich "Stew Meat Edition" - Stewed Italian Beef Sandwich

Fig Newtons, Made at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Megan Scott of The Joy Kitchen is returning to childhood and remaking Fig Newtons the way they</i> <i>always</i> <i>should have been.</i><p>This recipe grew out of a …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’ve never read a book on sales. They seemed corny. Like many people, I always looked …

French Baguette - How to Make Baguettes at Home - No-Knead French Bread Recipe

Lenox Almond Biscotti

When Tony Fortuna, the owner of Lenox, one of my favorite restaurants in New York City, gave me this recipe for his biscotti, I stopped making any …

Weemo Brings Its WebRTC-Powered Video Chat Solution To iOS, Android And PhoneGap Apps

Weemo, a service that offers a WebRTC-based real-time video chat platform for software vendors, service providers and developers, launched its new mobile SDK today that brings the company’s services to third-party vendors who want to use its WebRTC capabilities in iOS, Android and PhoneGap …

Mainframe2 Brings Powerful Apps To Your Browser

Menlo Park-based startup Mainframe2 came out of stealth at last week’s DEMO 2013 and unveiled its new cloud solution that lets you view graphical applications on any device.<p>Founded in 2012 by graphics industry veterans from MotionDSP and led by CEO Dr. Nikola Bozinovic, Mainframe2 promises to run …

Runnable Wants To Become The “YouTube Of Code”

For many developers, Googling code snippets is just part of their everyday routines. Those snippets, however, are spread all over the web. The co-founders behind Runnable, which is launching today, saw this in their own work at Amazon and hosting companies and decided to build what they call a …

AutoDesk Releases An Electronics Simulator Called 123D Circuits

Hardware hacking often seems like black magic to the uninitiated, which is why 123D Circuits is so cool: it allows you to learn electronics using a virtual Arduino board and breadboard without blowing up capacitors or burning yourself with solder on your work table.<p>Created by AutoDesk, 123D …

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

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Backed By $3 Million In Funding, Canva Launches A Graphic Design Platform Anyone Can Use

A company called Canva is today launching what it hopes will become the default tool people use to create and collaborate on design online. The service, which offers an easy to use drag-and-drop interface and access to over a million photographs, graphics and fonts, is aimed at the mainstream user …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting And Running Your Business

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>This is going be a bullet FAQ on starting a business. No joke. If …

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“Webflow doesn't feel like another WYSIWYG — it's almost a different way to code. Plus the speed at which I can go from zero to a live website is …

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Scientific Breakthrough Lets SnappyCam App Take 20 Full-Res Photos Per Second

Your standard iPhone camera app is actually pretty slow, able to take just three to six photos per second at 8 megapixels each. But with SnappyCam 3.0, you can shoot 20 full-resolution photos per second thanks to a breakthrough in discrete cosine transform JPG science by its inventor. Twenty frames …

SaleMove Wants To Make Selling Big-Ticket Items On The Web More Personal

You and I might buy a pair of socks online without a second thought, but buying a car? Or a pricey bit of jewelry? The process becomes much trickier as the price of a product increases, and it isn’t long before canned descriptions and stock photos just don’t cut it anymore. That’s where a New …

Pixate Raises $3.8M Series A From Accel Partners To Bring CSS Styling To Android And Mac App Development

Pixate has closed a $3.8 million Series A round from venture capital firm Accel Partners. The Palo Alto-based plans to expand its engineering and support teams in order to build Android and Mac versions of its platform, which allows developers to style apps using CSS. It will also increase the …

DigitalOcean Wants To Challenge Amazon, Linode And Co. With Better Prices, Marketing And Focus On Simplicity

DigitalOcean is quickly becoming a household name in the web-hosting world. For $5 a month, the company lets you rent a basic virtual private server (or “droplets,” as the company calls them) with 512MB of RAM and 20GB of SSD-powered hard disk space in one of its three locations (two in the U.S. …

Busbud, The Kayak For Intercity Bus Travel, Raises $1M Round Led By iNovia Capital And Real Ventures

Canadian startup Busbud, which bills itself as the “Kayak for intercity bus travel,” today announced that it has raised a first $1 million funding round led by iNovia Capital and Real Ventures. Peter Kern, an Expedia board member and managing partner of private equity firm InterMedia Partners, as …

The Future Of Mobile-Social Could Spell The End For Social Networks

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Keith Teare is the founder of just.me and a partner at Archimedes Labs. He is also the co-founder of TechCrunch. Follow him on Twitter @kteare.</i><p>Because of Google I/O, this was a momentous week for those of us who are watching the rapid transition that is taking place from desktop …