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Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

Essential Recipe: Eggless Caesar Dressing

With a mortar and pestle, bash the anchovies, garlic and pepper. Whisk in the lemon juice, vinegar and mustard. Slowly whisk in the oil until …

Wines to Drink with Grilled Meat

<i>We may have food down cold, but wine? This is where we'll conquer it. Join us; we don't want to drink alone.</i><p><i>Today: What to drink when you light up the grill today (!), and this holiday weekend.</i><p>There are people who grill in the summertime only, and then there are people who grill year-round even …

Pretzels and, wait for it, sriracha dipping sauce. #bagrubcrawl

17 Big-Batch Cocktails To Whip Up At Your Next Outdoor Party

Ooh, guys. It’s summer, our favorite season, one that encourages throwing parties outside, grilling food over fire and devising new tactics to hold onto sweaty cocktail glasses. We know you’ve felt the mercury rise over the last few days, and we’re here to offer some new inspirations for summer …

No-Bake Banana Cream Cheesecakes

No-Bake Banana Cream Cheesecakes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 26, 2013 81<p>Hi there.<p>Are you sick of my banana infatuation yet?<p>Gah.<p>So.<p>MY OTHER RECIPES<p>I think I’ve …

MoMA Inspires Chef's Works of Art

<i>By David Latt</i><p>Looking ahead to hot days when meals must be light and flavorful, home cooks and restaurant chefs alike want light and flavorful dishes to put on the table. One dish perfect for the summer is tuna tartare, delicately seasoned and plated to satisfy any gourmand's need for luxurious …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Hello, Hand Pies! 5 Sweet Summer Recipes

A big slice of pie is always nice in the summer, but sometimes a few small bites is all you need. That's why there's a lot to love about hand pies. …

Baking

Amp Your Ride

Charge electronics on the go with a bike-mounted USB hub.<p>I'm a mechanical engineer who loves bicycling. When gas prices soared through the roof in 2009, I rode my bike to save money. I wanted to charge USB devices, such as my phone, during commutes but didn't want to spend $150 (or more) on a …

2013 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show

Were classic bicycle shows as popular ten or twenty years ago as they are now? These days, it seems there’s a show for every major city, with new locations added each year. Sydney is the latest to join the beautiful bicycle enthusiast’s calendar, with the inaugural Sydney Classic Bicycle Show being …

Martyn Ashton - Road Bike Party

Brother Cycles Flâneur

Only a city like Paris could provide the right environment for the evolution of the character known as a <i>flâneur</i>, but you will find them in every city in the world. There’s no English equivalent for the term, it basically means stroller, saunterer, drifter — neither of which are accurate. But if …

Donhou Bicycles CMYK Track

If you’ve had any experience with the printing process you’ll recognize the significance of the letters C, M, Y and K. They stand for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key (Black) — the four colors from which every other can be derived. Tom Donhou has just finished a frame for Rebecca Kaye, an illustrator …

Mali Pista

Boston’s Superb Bicycle store maintains a healthy stock of beautiful bikes and parts — we’ve previously featured Heidi Davis’ custom Fat Chance Team Comp that found its way onto their floor. Another interesting frame that came their way was this World Championship-winning Mali Pista.<p>It may look …

Mali

Kinfolk Track

Receiving an email from John Buellens, one of the founding members of Kinfolk Bicycles, always brightens up my inbox. It’s always guaranteed to contain superb photos of their gorgeous frames, hand crafted by Master Bulder Shiuchi Kusaka in Kansai, Japan. This track bike is no different, a pure …

Design

LEH SPLY / MFG Saddles

Carson Leh has been producing some beautifully upholstered saddles lately. We first saw his work on his Deluxe TECH2, he’s since been refining his style with plenty of new saddles, profiled on his new website. The site is now live, under his new brand, LEH SPLY&MFG. Have a look at the news feed …

Sewing Machine

Enigma Edge 'Everest'

Britons maintain a great pride in their domestic industry, despite a significant chunk of it migrating off shore — a plight experienced by many first world nations. Thankfully, Enigma Cycles, based in rural Sussex, are dedicated to continuing the esteemed British bicycle building tradition.<p>Tokyo …

Tokyo

Hampsten Cycles 7-Eleven Tribute

Andy Hampsten’s Team 7-Eleven livery is one of the most iconic in American cycling. Indeed, the team’s victories and Andy’s numerous triumphs were responsible for an overall increase in interest in bike racing in the US. Hampsten Cycles continue to inspire; this 7-Eleven Tribute track bike was …

7-Eleven