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Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

Google Search's learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of …

Sweet science. Unsweetened truths.

Blog<p>How to Stop Eating Sugar<p>If you live in the United States, you probably eat more sugar than is good for you. It’s probably not your fault, either. …

ScrollMaps is the Google Maps Fix You Need

How to fix that annoying Google Maps glitch that zooms in and out when you're trying to scroll.<p>It's a rarely mentioned but hugely annoying problem about Google Maps: Its zooming feature is wonky. And wonky, when it comes to desktop-computer usability, means annoying. Maps zoom in and out with …

Top 10 Ways to Become a Better Driver

Every time you get behind the wheel, you're operating a very dangerous piece of machinery. Whether you're an experienced driver or you've just …

Top 10

Bake the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies by Knowing What to Tweak

Some like their chocolate chip cookies soft and chewy. Others prefer it a little crispier. No matter what your cookie preference is, a simple …

3 Breakfast Taco Recipes You'll Definitely Want to Make

Our test kitchen created three breakfast taco recipes. From chorizo and sweet potato to poblanos and queso fresco, here's how they're making our mornings better—and tastier.<p>Listen, we love tacos. We love them for lunch, we love them for dinner, and we especially love them for late-night snacks. We …

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Full-Spectrum Strong: Army Ranger Workout

Five years ago, Major Mark Ivezaj went searching for a better training program for the men under his command in Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th …

What military food ration packs look like around the world

Different cultures, different food. Different folks, different strokes. Different armies, same soul evaporating packaged foods for army rations. …

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

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How To Do The Perfect Deadlift

<i>By Nicole McDermott</i><p>Considered by many to be one of the body's most primal movements, deadlifting has been around ever since we hauled dinner back to the cave. At first glance, it doesn't look like a super-complicated move, but deadlifts use nearly every muscle group in the body. It's a hip-dominant …

This Chocolate Cake Has A Secret Ingredient Inside

<i>Every week on Food52, Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Everyone needs a new favorite cake. Here's yours.</i><p>I know you think you do not need another birthday cake recipe, but here are five cogent reasons to …

Ultimate Starter's Guide: The Routine

<b>Duration</b> 2 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 10<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Yes, it sucks being a gym newbie, and that’s why we recommend you don’t stay one for long. The sooner you …

Workouts

February's Nachos Of The Month: Loco Moco Nachos (PHOTO)

<i>We really love nachos. How much? So much that we eat them at least once a month. So much that we're not content with normal nacho fixings, and have branched out into more creative territory. So much that we want it to seem totally normal to eat nachos for dinner. In order to push our unrepentant</i> …

We've Got the Secrets to Better Biscuits

Here are the tips you need to bake perfectly fluffy, tender biscuits.<p>Senior associate food editor <b>Alison Roman</b> dreams of biscuits. Specifically the ones at Pies-N-Thighs. Biscuits that, when buttered up and sandwiching tender buttermilk fried chicken, "may be the perfect food." But the secret to …

Baking

Pan-Roasted Halibut with Mushrooms & Lemon Butter Sauce - Fast & Easy Halibut Recipe

How To Jailbreak Your iOS 7 iPhone Or iPad

<b>EDIT:</b> You can now see my full iOS 8.1 jailbreaking guide here.<p>If you’ve never tried to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad, then there’s a whole world of tweaks and add-ons that await you. Despite misinformed accounts, jailbreaking will not void your warranty and it’s simple to uninstall a jailbreak too …

What's the Best Temperature for My Water Heater?

<i>What's worse than scalding yourself in the shower? Getting Legionnaires' disease—a type of pneumonia carried by stagnant water. Avoid both by setting</i> …

Portland Neighborhood Guide: Where to Eat Near Powell's City of Books

Exploring the delightful maze that is <b>Powell's City of Books</b> could easily take up an entire day in Portland (maybe even a night, depending on which rockstar author is doing a free reading upstairs). And, thanks to the obscene amount of used (read: dirt cheap) literature on offer, you'll have plenty …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<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: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Breakfast

Flank Steak on Texas Toast with Chimichurri Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a substantial sandwich,tender flank steak that I marinaded in chimichurri and pan seared. I grilled the brioche that's cut extra thick, made a chimichurri mayonnaise, and added slices of fresh tomato. The steak would be equally delicious grilled. - sdebrango —sdebrango<p><b>Food52</b> …

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Hungry in Portland? Pull up to a food truck

It's a wonder anyone ever cooks at home in Portland, Ore., what with the hundreds of food carts putting down roots in parking lots and vacant spaces across the city.<p>"It's hard to, you don't need to," says Bo Kwon, founder of the popular Koi Fusion (koifusionpdx.com), which early on brought Korean …

Megan Vargas' Guide to Portland Sweets

Megan Vargas is a great source to tap for some of Portland's best sweets. The nominee for <i>Food & Wine</i>'s The People's Best New Pastry Chef award has been leading the pastry program at <b>Andina</b> since 2010, and was born and raised in Stumptown.<p>At Andina, Megan's Peruvian-meets-Pacific North West desserts …

A Mini Tour of Empanadas From Portland Food Carts

The Portland food cart scene offers nearly every lunch option imaginable, from Translyvanian food to Paleo bowls, but it's damn hard to beat the quality, price, and portability of that beloved street food classic, the empanada. The following list is by no means definitive of every empanada option …

Sugar Rush: Animal Truffles at Moonstruck Chocolate Cafe, Portland

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>One lesson I quickly learned during my three day trip to Portland is that it pays to make note of a few places where you can duck out of the drizzle. When you've already had your fill of coffee and it's too early for a beer,</b> …

Sugar Rush: Kouign Amann from Roman Candle Baking Company in Portland, OR

It sounds like a joke, but the first time I tried a Roman Candle pastry was on the Fourth of July. When I peeked into the Stumptown pastry case, there was an army of new pastries all from the-fresh-from-the oven spot from Stumptown founder Duane Sorenson. Amongst danishes and zucchini breads, the …

Delightful Desserts Cap a Meaty Meal at Ox, Portland

<b>Ox</b> in Portland is getting well-deserved acclaim for its grilled meats, seafood, and roasted vegetables. You may have heard people talking about the Asado Argentino sampler plate, which provides a nice introduction of grilled short ribs, house chorizo and morcilla sausages, skirt steak, sweetbreads, …

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10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

Art

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

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