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50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

How to Wrap a Sandwich

<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: Wrap your sandwich like the gift that it is.</i><p>Your much-needed lunch break finally rolls around. But you open up your brown bag only to find that your …

Sandwiches

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Porter-Braised Pulled Pork Sandwiches

A double dose of beer flavors these melt-in-your-mouth pulled porter-braised pulled pork sandwiches. Serve with IPA-Jalapeño Slaw for best</b> …

Recipes

How to Use a Pour Over

<i>Here at Food52, we're serious about our coffee. So we got our friends over at Stumptown Coffee to teach us everything there is to know about it -- and to make our morning (and afternoon) routines a little bit brighter.</i><p><i>Today: How to brew coffee in a pour over device.</i><p>There are dozens of different …

Coffee

Show and Tell | Why and How You Should Talk to Consumers About Roasting - Specialty Coffee Association News

<i>By Christopher Schooley, Coffee Shrub</i><p>How do you talk about roasting with your customers? This is a question I’ve asked a number of coffee roasters …

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Learn the secrets of Google Now voice commands (infographic)

At the risk of incurring Android fanboy wrath, Google Now is a lot like Apple's Siri: it responds to voice commands and can perform lots of cool and practical functions.<p>Of course, like Siri, it comes without an instruction manual. And, in fact, if you invoke the help command or look at Google's own …

Herb Markers

No-Knead Pizza Dough

Makes six 10"–12" pizzas Servings<p>Active Time: 90 min<p>This pizza dough recipe is by no-knead king Jim Lahey. It's only 3 ingredients—you've got this.<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (1000 grams) plus more for shaping dough<p>4 teaspoons fine sea salt<p>1/2 teaspoon active dry …

Baking

All you need to know about NFC Tags

Shutterstock<p>NFC technology is pretty common these days and features in most high-end smartphones. As well as phone to phone communication, small little NFC tags can also be used to store and transfer information. You will probably have noticed small NFC tags next to advertisements near bus stops, …

Chocolate-Blackberry Coffee Float

Get your coffee fix and satisfy your sweet tooth with this delicious summertime float.<p>6 oz. coffee, chilled<br>3 scoops dark chocolate ice cream<br>2 Tbsp. …

Soda Recipe: Homemade Ginger Ale

Peel and finely grate the ginger (I use a Microplane). You should have about 2 tablespoons of grated gingerroot.<p>Bring the water to a boil in a small …

DIY: Rose Petal Honey

On my last day in India, I had my first taste of rose petal honey, swirled into the yogurt I ate for breakfast as I sat on a balcony watching the Taj …

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

What better way to recycle old salvaged windows than to build them into a unique garden greenhouse or potting shed?Old windows, doors, and other …

Fig, Orange & Pistachio Conserve

According to chef Ernest Miller, a conserve is a jam-like condiment made from two or more fruits, including dried fruit or nuts. He especially likes …