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How to Stock a Japanese Pantry: 13 Indispensable Ingredients

Perhaps you can remember the scene in the cult classic <i>The Breakfast Club</i> when Bender and Claire have a little back-and-forth over some tuna sushi rolls. "You won't accept a guy's tongue in your mouth, and you're gonna eat <i>that</i>?" he asks incredulously. Well, America, we've come a long way since 1985. …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Potato Hash

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>In my line of work, you end up with lots of leftovers, and lots of leftovers means that I make a lot of hash. I mean, a <i>lot</i> of it. What better way is there to recycle that little hunk of bacon, that half onion, and …

Easy Sandwich Recipes

Here, easy sandwich recipes for a quick lunch or snack, from Indian pulled-chicken sandwiches to tofu-salad sandwiches.

The Unlikely History of Tandoori Chicken (and a Recipe)

Tandoori chicken has become an incredibly popular, ubiquitous item on the menus of Indian restaurants, and it's easy to understand why: The bright orange glow from the turmeric, the cardamom, cumin, and cloves that coat the chicken and fall into a sauce sopped up with basmati rice and naan are very …

Dinner Party Starters

From beautiful apricot-and-ricotta tartines to sea scallop lollipops, here are great starters to impress your guests at your next dinner party.

Movie Night Snacks

From spicy popcorn balls to bite-sized brownies, here are perfect snacks for a cozy movie night.

Spaghetti Puttanesca (Spaghetti With Capers, Olives, and Anchovies) Recipe

"Puttanesca" literally translates to "in the style of prostitutes," supposedly because the pungent aromas of garlic, anchovies, capers, and olives tossed with pasta were how Neapolitan prostitutes would lead customers to their doors. This is one of those stories that seem, in the words of Douglas …

From sporty to dressy, Sleevey Wonders expand your travel fashion options

Women who travel often know that the best way to get the most use out of the fewest garments is to stick to basic mix-and-match colors in tops, pants, skirts, dresses, etc. But how do you pack for significant temperature shifts, other than covering up with a shawl or jacket that may blah your look? …

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

Smart windows are the next frontier for connected homes

Window to the future<p>Architecture's most iconic design element is getting an upgrade<p>By Stephanie Walden<p>Promoted by<p>Window to the future<p>Architecture's …

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How Rachel Khoo Turned Her Tiny Paris Apartment into a Food Destination

Rachel Khoo is a woman of many talents. She can cook, breakdance (she has a pair of knee pads tucked away in her house from her days in a Paris dancing crew), paint, and turn the tiniest space into a multi-functional hub of activity.<p>She first made her name <b>by turning her tiny Parisian apartment into</b> …

New 4-Inch 'iPhone 5e' Could Feature A8 Chip, 1GB of RAM, Apple Pay and VoLTE Calling

Chinese website <i>cnBeta</i> [Google Translate] is the latest source to claim Apple will release a new 4-inch iPhone early this year. The blog, citing Foxconn sources, shared many new details about the so-called "iPhone 5e" that we have broken down for comparison against previous 4-inch iPhone rumors …

The Best Pizza Dough

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So You Wanna Be a Private Chef?

Some people wake up in a cold sweat in the middle of the night and know that they need to make a change; others wait for an intervention to hear what they already suspected was true. I knew it was time for my career overhaul when the quantity of Advil I had to take surpassed the number of hours in …

Lots of Easy-As-Pie Apple Cake—and Other Recipes You're Cooking from Our Books

You have been busy cooking and baking from our new books! Below are some highlights we found (the Easy-as-Pie Apple Cake is Ms. Popular). Post your photo(s) on Instagram with the hashtag #f52bookclub and we'll continue to post the funniest, happiest ones here!<p>Honey Pecan Cake from <i>Baking</i><p>Easy-as-Pie …

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The Education of a Cocktail Skeptic

<b>Editor's note:</b> It's been a few months since we last checked in with Arrogant Swine owner Tyson Ho. Today, he returns to talk about the trials and tribulations of building the cocktail menu at his Brooklyn barbecue restaurant.<p>More<p>How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn<p>More tales from the …

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12 Ways to Use Up Whey

You know what they say: Where there's a will (to make homemade ricotta, mozzarella, or labneh), there's a (lot of leftover) whey. But just because it's leftover from the making of your yogurt or cheese doesn't mean whey is a "waste product"—in fact, it's one of the most versatile kitchen liquids …

These Ingredients Are Unexpectedly Great When Roasted

Root vegetables don't own the whole "oven-roasted" game. Next time you fire up the oven, toss one of these ingredients on the sheet pan, too.<p>Around here, fall is better known as "roasted vegetable season." From Parm-roasted cauliflower to sweet and spicy carrots, we just love what the combination …

This Chart Tells Exactly When Your Kids Should Go to Bed

Well, this will certainly get parents talking.<p>With the start of school, parents everywhere are struggling to get their kids back on an earlier schedule after a summer of free rein. And a certain chart that has gone viral isn't helping to make them feel less anxious about it. Based on your child's …

Avoid These Lasagna Common Mistakes; You Are Too Good for Mushy Noodles

You know what's always good? Homemade lasagna. Unless it's bad. Avoid these pasta pitfalls, and make a better pan of everyone's favorite casserole.<p>There is nothing like a good pan of lasagna. Gooey, cheesy, packed with carbs—this just might be the perfect comfort food. But screw it up, and we're …

Apple Quietly Killed Off One Of The iMac's Best Features

When Apple unveiled its refreshed iMac line-up on October 13, it made the 5K Retina display standard issue across all of its 27-inch iMacs.<p>Sounds good, looks even better. However, what Apple <i>didn’t</i> announce was the ability to use these 5K Retina iMacs as an external display using Target Display …

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A Look Back at the History of Easy-Bake Ovens

Which one did you own?<p>Raise your hand if the first time you baked a cake solo was in the Easy-Bake Oven (thought so). This classic toy was first introduced to the world in 1963 and has created thousands (millions?) of mini desserts and happy stomachs over the past five decades. But just like …

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6 Tips to Make Great Photographs with the iPhone 6

When you leave home and hit the road, be it for work, play, or pretty much anything you set out to do, you should always carry a camera. There is a …

Mobile Photography

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

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