Katherine Vo Brooks

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A Professional Baker's Insider Tips for Making the Best Macarons

<i>All this month, the Food52 Baking Club is baking through Thomas Keller and Sebastien Rouxel’s</i> Bouchon Bakery. <i>Today, Club member and professional baker Timmy Gibbons shares why the book's recipe for macarons is his favorite and reveals his secrets for making perfect macarons, every time.</i><p>When I first …

The 12 Dirtiest Fruits and Vegetables

You might want to think twice before purchasing conventionally grown strawberries, spinach or nectarines. According to a new report from the …

Our 30 Favorite Cooking Tips of 2017

The more you know... the more delicious food you can cook.<p>No matter how skillful you are in the kitchen, there is always, <i>always</i> more to learn. Call them hacks, tips, or tricks of the trade, but what matters is that they'll make cooking easier and more delicious than ever. Some are building blocks …

Cooking

Sheet Pan Honey-Sesame Tofu and Green Beans: The Video

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.<p>Meanwhile, line a large plate with …

Restaurant-Worthy French Toast, Without the Wait

If you’re like me, when it comes to French toast, you’re a slosher, someone who just throws the ingredients together. Your method might go something like this: Slosh milk into bowl (I stock the 2 percent kind), add a couple of eggs and whisk until it looks right. Soak the bread, and sizzle in …

Breakfast

The No-Knead, No-Fuss Recipe That Will Get You Baking Bread Every Week

This is it: the bread recipe so simple and good, it will get you baking bread every week—even if you’ve never made a loaf in your life. It’s the comforting, no-knead peasant bread that’s ready in as few as 2 hours, unlike other no-knead breads that are ready ... tomorrow.<p>It's the bread that, …

Shrimp is America’s favorite seafood. Here are 7 guilt-free ways to cook it.

It seems you had shrimp (and maybe slow cookers) on your minds last month. The most-viewed online recipe in February was an archive favorite: Slow-Cooker Garlicky Shrimp. And no wonder — this method is an easy, hands-off approach to ensure the seafood is perfectly cooked.<p>(The rest of the month's …

Seafood

A Guide to Boston’s Non-Local Coffee Chains

Bostonians love their coffee, and while New England’s loyalty to Dunkin’ Donuts runs deep, there are plenty of out-of-towners making moves to contend for a portion of the local love.<p>Here’s a look at the non-local coffee companies that have started to lay down roots in Boston, many of which already …

Coffee

Ontology & Linked Data

Ontology - Linked Data<p><b>What is Linked Data?</b><br>The Web enables us to link related documents. Similarly it enables us to link related data. The term Linked …

Recipe: How to Make Shanghai-Style Soup Dumplings

A few years ago, I was living in LA and taking regular trips to the San Gabriel Valley, home to hundreds of restaurants serving regional Chinese food (among other cuisines). With friends in tow, I’d drive into the parking lot of whatever dumpling house living legend/noted food writer Jonathan Gold …

Food & Dining

How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

Marcus Samuelsson's Meatballs with Ragu and Ricotta

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Meat Sauce Ragu<p>1/3 cup chopped onion<br>• 1/4 cup chopped carrot<br>• 1/4 cup chopped celery<br>• 2 teaspoons olive oil<br>• 1/2 pound ground beef<br>• 1/2 pound ground pork<br>• 1/2 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes<br>• 2 tablespoons tomato paste<br>• 3/4 cup chicken broth<br>• 1/4 cup dry white wine<br>• 1 (14.5-ounce) can crushed tomatoes<br>• 1/2 …

Recipes

Inside the black box: Understanding AI decision-making

Artificial intelligence algorithms are increasingly influential in peoples' lives, but their inner workings are often opaque. We examine why, and …

The future of front-end development is design

Carson Miller Contributor<p>Carson Miller is head of digital at Fahrenheit 212, an innovation strategy and design firm now part of Capgemini Consulting.<p>Should we make our kids learn to code? This question was posed to me at a recent dinner party. As one of the only people in our social circle who has …

UX Design

A few of Canada's most jaw-dropping, insanely-gorgeous parks

Canada

A Creamy Cauliflower Soup That's Dairy-Free, Vegan And Perfect For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is here, friends. Soon everyone is gathering around for the holiday feast, so what to serve those that don't partake in that big ol' turkey or anything with dairy? This creamy cauliflower soup is luxuriously creamy (sans the cream) and pairs well with Thanksgiving fare. Not a touch of …

Fish in Foil Packets = Super Excellent Weeknight Dinner

The halibut is flaky and delicious, but we're here for the spicy butter<p>If your experience cooking fish so far in life has been traumatic—dry-as-a-dish-towel salmon, flavorless tilapia, burnt frozen fish sticks—this recipe is going to change everything. It's really hard to mess up, because these …

Seafood

How to apply natural language processing in the enterprise

It’s no secret that artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transitioning out of R&D labs and into the mainstream market for enterprise applications.<p>Leaders in the computer vision space, such as those developing autonomous cars, have continually made headlines as the new technology breaks ground. …

Salmon Rice Bowl with Ginger-Lime Sauce

In Vietnam, palate-cleansing ginger is typically served with rich foods like duck. Here, a pungent ginger dipping sauce is paired with salmon, which …

23 Clever Ways You Should Have Been Storing Your Food All Along

Keep it fresh all night, keep it fresh all day.

9 International Outfit Ideas That Are About to Be Huge

There is a reason street style images and stars alike intrigue us beyond belief. It's not just the designer pieces and noteworthy styling techniques …

Yosemite chief retiring amid complaints of hostile workplace

'Stranger Things' Halloween costume ideas: how to dress as Eleven, Barb, Nancy and Joyce

With season two of <i>Stranger Things</i> about to land on Netflix, it's unsurprising, especially seeing as the 80's sci-fi thriller has monsters and fake trickling blood as well as Gucci-esque pussy bow blouses, that people are flooding to dress like the key characters this Halloween.<p>According to …

29 Bullet Journal Layouts For Anyone Trying To Be Healthy

Health never looked so good.<p>Here are some ~bujo~ layouts perfect for tracking your exercise, nutrition, sleep, and everything healthy in between.<p><b>Quick note</b>: The idea here is to get inspiration for layouts to track your own personal health and fitness goals — <i>not</i> to copy anyone's individual plans. …

An Eater's Guide to Chicago

Chicago is no longer a simple meat and potatoes town. Restaurants in the nation's third-largest city have grown to a level of sophistication that rival any food scene in the country. Consider this your guide to the best food and drink the city has to offer.<p>Welcome to the Land of Fine Dining …

Farm-to-table

19 Southern Biscuit Recipes

We've rounded up these Southern biscuit recipes that are perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between.<p>A biscuit is the perfect …

This Artist Drew One Movie Quote Every Day For A Year

Artist Ian Simmons drew one movie quote for each day of the past year, and they're all amazing.

How Your Wine Glass Changes The Taste Of Your Wine

Before you pour, and especially before you buy, consult this handy wine glass guide.<p>Thankfully, for most of us, the days of drinking wine out of a mug (<i>cringe</i>) are long gone. But, we feel the responsibility to tell you something: Even if you've upgraded to drinking your vino out of fancy wine …

New York City