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Bring Childrens' Drawings To Life

You've probably come across companies that turn kids' drawings into stuffed toys or other products. They look fantastic and clearly they are …

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OBAMA LEGACY: Quiet but big changes in energy, pollution

HANGZHOU, China (AP) — Mostly unnoticed amid the political brawl over climate change, the United States has undergone a quiet transformation in how and where it gets its energy during Barack Obama's presidency, slicing the nation's output of polluting gases that are warming Earth.<p>As politicians …

Victories Turns Your To-Dos into Battles, and Being Productive into Triumph

iOS: Victories is a to-do app that takes every to-do on your list and turns it into a “battle,” where doing it means you win, and putting it off …

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Pimento Cheese Dip Recipe

Pimento cheese is transformed into a delicious extra creamy and rich dip, perfect with buttery Ritz or Club crackers.<p><b>Read more: Sauced: 6 Cheese Dips for Your Super Bowl Party</b><p>Ingredients1/2 pound sharp cheddar cheese, grated2 teaspoons cornstarch1 large red pepper5 ounces evaporated milk1/2 cup …

French Onion Soup Cheese Dip Recipe

All that makes French onion soup delicious, minus the stock plus a lot more cheese.<p><b>Read more: Sauced: 6 Cheese Dips for Your Super Bowl Party</b><p>Ingredients1/2 pound Swiss cheese, grated1/2 pound Gruyere cheese, grated1 tablespoon cornstarch3 tablespoons butter2 large yellow onions, diced medium10 …

Chorizo, Mushroom, and Onion Queso Recipe

<b>Read more: Sauced: 6 Cheese Dips for Your Super Bowl Party</b><p>Ingredients12 ounces Oaxacan cheese, grated4 ounces monterey jack cheese, grated1 tablespoon cornstarch1/3 pound fresh Mexican chorizo, removed from casings if stuffed1/2 cup finely chopped yellow onion3 ounces shiitake or cremini mushrooms, …

The Food Lab's Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe

<i>–Reprinted from The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science with permission from W.W. Norton</i><p>Why It Works<p>Starting the pasta in cold water works just as well as adding it to already-boiling water but cooks faster and with less energy.<br>• A combination of multiple thickeners and emulsifying …

Ultra-Crispy Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder Recipe

<b>Note:</b> If you want to serve your pork with a sauce, try sweet and spicy nuoc cham, Chinese style char siu, Cuban mojo, a sweet Memphis-style barbecue sauce, or a bright Argentinian chimichurri. Or better yet, a whole selection. Alternatively, do not use aluminum foil when roasting. After roasting, …

How to Make Rich and Creamy Fettuccine Alfredo That Won't Weigh You Down

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I'd always figured fettuccine Alfredo was about as authentically Italian as an Ellio's frozen pizza; something concocted by the Olive Garden's chefs at their Tuscan cooking academy, perhaps. But it turns out that the dish has quite a lengthy history …

It’s practically impossible to define “GMOs”

Debates rage over what to do about genetically modified organisms, but we rarely stop to ask a more basic question: Do GMOs really exist? It’s an …

Step-By-Step: The Best Gingersnap Cookies

GalleryStep-By-Step: The Best Gingersnap Cookies<p>I love gingersnaps with the burning heat of a thousand suns.<p>Now, you might be wondering whether I <i>love</i> gingersnaps with the burning heat of a thousand suns, or whether I love <i>gingersnaps</i> with the burning heat of a thousand suns, and the answer to either …

Step-by-Step: The Food Lab's Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

GalleryStep-by-Step: The Food Lab's Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies<p>More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>You know you've got a special kind of marriage when your spouse not only doesn't appreciate it when you bake fresh chocolate chip cookies, but in fact institutes a …

The Food Lab: How to Roast Fall and Winter Vegetables

I associate different appliances with different times of the year. The vacuum cleaner comes out in the summer as the dogs start to shed their fall coats. (Ironically, the vacuum cleaner <i>also</i> comes out around November when my building decides to kick in its …

How to Make Your Eggnog Into Jello Shots

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>As a child, I never saw anyone drink eggnog. My parents and grandparents never served it. My friends' homes were all nog-free, too, as far as I could tell. It became something of a bogeyman to me, something gross that sleazy …

Beyond Potstickers: Around the World in Dumplings

There's something extraordinarily satisfying about biting into a perfect dumpling—the tug of dough, the burst of steam, that first hit of flavorful filling. And the history of the dumpling is a noble one, a tale of transforming meager ingredients, typically expensive animal proteins, into hearty, …

This Is the World's Easiest Biscuit Recipe

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>People have been making two-ingredient biscuits ever since self-rising flour hit supermarket shelves, and it's easy to see why. Stir heavy cream into self-rising flour, scoop it onto a baking sheet, bake, and …

Easy Techniques to Improve Any Shrimp Recipe

I was raised in what you might call a shrimp cocktail family—each and every one of us is a complete fanatic. To this day, it's not uncommon for an oversize platter of poached shrimp and a bowl of horseradish-heavy cocktail sauce to stand in as my dinner. Unfortunately, not all shrimp cocktail is …

The Food Lab: 15-Minute Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac and Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science, which is apparently now a <i>New York Times</i> best-seller. Wow!<p>I hope you enjoy the excerpt (and the mac and cheese!), which …

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How to Cook Crispy Tofu Worth Eating

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>Tofu is my favorite food, which makes me an outlier. People don't like tofu. And I get it. There's a lot of bad tofu out there, and it's easy to dislike when it's soggy, mushy, or bland. But great tofu—tofu with a …

Sunday Funday Beer Queso Dip

Nothing says Sunday Funday like chips and dip, and no dip loves chips as much as a gooey bowl of queso. This take on the classic couldn't be simpler—it's ready to eat in just 20 minutes and super easy to customize. Like things spicy? Throw in a few dashes of hot sauce or swap in some pepper jack …

Sewing Basics: How to Make a Zipper Pouch like a Pro

Oh the mighty sewing machine. Intimidating? Yes, but once you unlock those basic skills, the possibilities are endless! For our next addition to the #seamstresslyfe, we decided that making a pro-quality zipper pouch — for makeup, art supplies or other random items at the bottom of a purse — was at …

The Best Frozen Yogurt Is the One You Make Yourself

More<p>Ice Cream<p>Essential flavors and the secrets to the best ice cream you'll ever make.<p>I have to hand it to the frozen yogurt people—they have a hell of a racket.<p>Few chains do as good a job of making us feel like we're in control as frozen yogurt stores. Think about every one of those …

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Chewy chocolate chip cookies with crisp edges, a rich, buttery, toffee-like flavor, big chocolate chunks, and a sprinkle of sea salt.<p>Why It Works<p>Browning the butter gives the cookies a more intensely nutty, butterscotch flavor.<br>• Chopping the chocolate by hand creates large and small pieces for more …

Getting Organized, Inspired and Back in Gear + Best of The Web

It’s August, a month which — for me— begs for getting organized and finishing any outstanding items on my eternal to-do list (which today meant …

DIY Starbust ‘Wallpaper’ from Stamp Stencil Paint

Over the years we’ve had the honor of working with thousands of amazing crafters, artists and makers. It’s a joy to work with them all, but there are …

24 Hours in Miami, FL

Next weekend, I’m flying from Toronto to Miami to host Making It: a round table for women in creative industries at The Wolfsonian in the Art Deco …

Coconut Milk and Curry Make for Juicy, Flavor-Packed Chicken Kebabs

If kebabs were the cast of a high school coming-of-age movie, beef would be that kid who has the looks <i>and</i> the substance to back them up, pork would be the goofy-yet-lovable fat kid, and vegetables might be the nerd with the heart of gold. So where does that leave chicken breast? Chicken is the …