Tim Chase

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The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …

How Writing Things Down Can Change Your Life

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Thoughts on Closing the Achievement Gap

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Education released student performance data in its National Assessment for Educational Progress report. The data is compiled every two years and it assesses fourth and eighth graders and their reading and math achievements. This particular report also …

The Fascinating Story of Why U.S. Parks Are Full of Squirrels

In most American cities, it's hard to walk through a park without spotting a gray squirrel. Those bushy-tailed little buggers are everywhere, …

Prospero’s Precepts: 11 Rules for Critical Thinking from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

It’s been argued that Shakespeare changed everything. Yet even if this is true, it’s true of the literature we consider Shakespeare’s legacy — which, it turns out, might not be Shakespeare’s after all. So holds the Authorship Question — the age-old debate about whether or not a single man we refer …

Rotisserie Porchetta Recipe

How can you go wrong with pork wrapped in fatty pork? You can't, which makes this porchetta such a great holiday treat.<p><b>Read more: Grilling: Rotisserie Porchetta</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Brine</b>2 quarts cold water1/3 cup salt1/4 cup white sugar1 whole pork loin, trimmed of silverskin and excess fat (about 3 …

Something Easy for the Super Bowl: The Salt Lick's Tamale Pie

<b>The Salt Lick is hands-down</b> the biggest restaurant I've ever been to, not even counting the hundreds of acres of ranch land surrounding a building that can (and very frequently, does) feed 800 hungry mouths in one go. And the rumors are true: winding up the country road linking Driftwood, Texas, to …

How to be Less Sensitive and More Positive

Have you ever found yourself freaking out because someone else told you about something that made you fuming mad and yet in the end, it was not such …

Dinner Tonight: Soy Saucy Chicken + Momofuku Brussel Sprouts

There is nothing better than a meal that hits the spot. It's like a hug from that friend who gives the best hugs -- it makes you stop in your tracks and demands you enjoy the moment because nothing else is better. Soy sauce chicken is comfort food at its best. In fact, it belongs right alongside …

Scallion Pancakes

<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: Mandy from Lady and Pups replicates a Taiwanese street snack at home: crispy scallion pancakes, with plenty of layers.</i><p>I can't tell you how many …

The Only Thing to Put on Your Steak

<i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Adam Sobel, Bourbon Steak, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Making a sauce in the pan</b> you just used to cook whatever the sauce will cover — in this case, a beautiful steak — is all about perception. It looks (and tastes) like it takes more time and training than it actually …

Yamaha XS650 by Clutch Custom

It’s a long time since we’ve featured a Yamaha XS650. It’s a bike that has become ubiquitous: with so many customs built on the 45-year-old platform, it’s hard to impress any more.<p>This one is a cut above the rest though, mostly because it’s a subtle, well-judged enhancement that retains just enough …

Motorcycles

Watch Jon Stewart's Epic Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Rant

Let's talk architecture. Yesterday the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat decided that the One World Trade Center is now the tallest building in the country. Consequently, after 40 years with the title of tallest building in the Western Hemisphere—25 of those as the tallest building in the …

10 Pizzas to Make This Fall

Gallery10 Pizzas to Make This Fall<p>The panoply of fresh summer produce may be gone, but fall brings it's own robust, nourishing selection of pie toppings. If the chill in the air has you wanting to turn out some heartier pizzas, look no further for inspiration. Apples, butternut squash, sage, kale, …

What Do I Do With ... Lemongrass?

Most people get their first exposure to lemongrass in the form of Thai food (Tom Yum, anyone?), but there are many other ways to experience its …

Essential Oils

Dark Rye's Butter + Love

We are excited to bring you videos from Dark Rye, an online magazine created by our friends at Whole Foods Market. The magazine explores food, health, sustainability, design, tech and social enterprise.<p><i>Today: Down home cookies make a Brooklyn neighborhood just a little friendlier.</i><p>A 19 year old …

Balzan prizes honour research on ‘spooky action at a distance’ and infectious bacteria : News blog

A physicist and a bacteriologist, both French, have claimed two of this year’s Balzan prizes, each worth 750,000 Swiss francs (US$ 800,000), the …