Devon Sampson

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The Possessed: James Brown in Eighteen Minutes

“Get On Up” is the second-best film ever made about James Brown.<p>This is not a trifling achievement. For at least the first hour of an overlong bio-pic, it’s fun to see Chadwick Boseman, who recently played Jackie Robinson, in “42,” inhabit the Godfather of Soul’s ineffable soul. It’s fun to watch …

Nature’s Spoils

The underground food movement ferments revolution.<p>The house at 40 Congress Street wouldn’t have been my first choice for lunch. It sat on a weedy lot in a dishevelled section of Asheville, North Carolina. Abandoned by its previous owners, condemned by the city, and minimally rehabilitated, it was …

cherry almond dutch baby

If I were forced, because it was my job or something <i>terrible</i> like that, to come up with some sort of World Cup of Pancakes ranking system, it would …

The Food Lab Turbo: Easy Fingerling Potato Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing

Dill, potatoes, and sour cream go hand in hand. Just ask any Scandinavian and they'll tell you. That said, most Scandinavian-style potato salads tend to be extraordinarily creamy. This version uses only the barest touch of sour cream, instead relying on good technique to pack the potatoes with …

Peach Dutch Baby Pancake with Cherry Compote

6 to 8 Servings<p>Think of this Dutch baby recipe as one gigantic, stress-free pancake.<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Compote<p>1/4 cup honey<p>2 3' strips lemon peel<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>2 cups cups fresh (or frozen, thawed) cherries (about 1 lb.), stemmed, pitted, halved<p>Pancake<p>4 tablespoons (1/2 …

Recipes

From the Archives: A Kale Caesar Salad Worth Returning To

One of the interesting things of working at a website, from a data perspective, is that we can easily look under the hood and see what topics are the most popular. For example, I can tell you with certainty that, as much as I wish everyone were interested in cooking whole fish at home, the numbers …

Fig Leaf Coconut Rice Recipe

Claudia Schwartz is the lovely, charming proprietress of Bell'occhio, one of the establishments that makes San Francisco special. I see Claudia …

Ice Cream

Peter Higgs: I wouldn't be productive enough for today's academic system

Peter Higgs, the British physicist who gave his name to the Higgs boson, believes no university would employ him in today's academic system because he would not be considered "productive" enough.<p>The emeritus professor at Edinburgh University, who says he has never sent an email, browsed the …

A simple Excel calculation error puts a famous economic study under scrutiny

Back in 2010, economists Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff published a report that stated countries with a debt-to-GDP (gross domestic product) ratio greater than 90 percent would find it significantly more difficult to grow their economy. Their work was widely cited, and was used as a major part of …