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Sichuan peppercorn red

<b>Author Notes:</b> An unbelievably aromatic dish that I learnt from my mother, a celebrated home cook in her own community. The simple combination of ginger, garlic, sichuan peppercorn and star anise will give you one of the best ox tails you've ever tasted. For more photos: http://www.ladyandpups... …

Recipes

How to Cook Octopus

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef Camille Becerra will go beyond the basics to help you tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Never make</i> …

Seared Tuna

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Andrew Weil | True Food | Little, Brown and Company, 2012<p>Albacore caught via “pole and troll” in the north Pacific …

Recipes

How to Care for a Wooden Cutting Board

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The proper ways to clean and maintain your wooden cutting boards.</i><p>Cleaning and caring for wooden cutting boards -- like sweeping behind a dresser, or …

Egg Benedict with Homemade Hollandaise

Why is it there are some recipes that are justifiably deemed for brunch? Take for example the egg benedict, or more specifically my <i>Arugula and</i> …

We can't get enough of this crunchy, tender, tangy fried cauliflower, today's #RecipeoftheDay. Get the recipe: http://bit.ly/1apkdHF

My experience teaching English in Japan. - GaijinPot InJapan

I have been teaching English in Japan for almost five months and I would like to give a little insight into my role as a teacher in Japan. I hope I …

Poisson Cru Recipe

If French Polynesia had a national dish it would surely be poisson cru. While poisson cru literally means "raw fish" in French, it's less daring but …

Brown Rice Fritters

Combine rice, Parmigiano-Reggiano, oregano, salt, pepper, and egg. Form rice mixture into eight 2" round cakes. Transfer cakes to a sheet tray and …

Crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside brown rice fritters accented with parmesan and fresh parsley are today's #RecipeoftheDay. Get the recipe: http://bit.ly/13GW769

strawberry, lime and black pepper popsicles

I had these popsicle molds for 14 months before using them once, yet in the weeks since I used them for the first time, I’ve made three other …

Hearst Magazines

Sweet summer watermelon isn't just for eating out of hand: It's also fantastic preserved in a spicy, garlicky Russian-style pickle brine—our #RecipeoftheDay. Get the recipe: http://bit.ly/133394c

Two Entrepreneurs’ Stories of Starting a Business in Tokyo

Lately I’ve been on entrepreneurship kick. As such, I’ve started to make it a point to sit down with entrepreneurs wherever I go, from Singapore to …

Building a Successful Language School in Japan

Tatsuo Horiuchi | the 73-year old Excel spreadsheet artist

“Cherry Blossoms of Historical Castle site” (2006) | click to enlarge.<p>“I never used Excel at work but I saw other people making pretty graphs and …

Sell-up or ship-up: moving your whole apartment to Japan

When confronted with the prospect of moving half-way around the world, it is sometimes hard to know where to begin. Like Cynthia mentioned in her …

Dylan Graves at the secret spot featured in this month's issue. Photo: Burkard @dylangraves @chrisburkard

Sometimes a colorful, hearty salad is all you need for a stellar meal. Here are some of our favorite recipes for main course salads, from the artfully composed California Cobb to a simple salad of frisée with bacon and poached eggs. Get the recipes: http://bit.ly/Y0erEj

Be Honest: Do You Have A Social Media Strategy?

You wouldn't start an ad campaign without a strategy. You shouldn't post on Facebook without one, either.<p>Nearly every business that hasn’t yet jumped aggressively into social media is looking to. Few, though, really have a clear idea of what they are trying to accomplish, how they should approach …

Social Media

Rainy day today. Hope everyone remembered their umbrella.

Tricky Skewers the Status Quo, and Makes Peace With Himself on...

<b>Tricky</b> didn’t need to make another <i>Pre-Millennium Tension</i>. After a couple of albums that most critics liked less than we did, the first impression of …

Beck Wants To Help Your Baby Fall Asleep

While the world waits for a proper <b>Beck</b> album, the fine folks at Twinkle Twinkles Little Rock Star are keeping parents satisfied with a brand new …

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Store-bought frozen puff pasty is surprisingly versatile—use it to transform fresh squash into an elegant tart, grated parmesan into crispy cheese straws, and more. See the recipe collection: http://bit.ly/11ljDCZ

10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Furnishing My Apartment

<b>1) You Have to Start from Scratch</b><p>Renting an apartment means just that—an apartment. What you get is an empty space, and nothing else. No stove, no …

It finally feels like spring is here! Time to do some gardening. Hand-size bonsai anyone?