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We Indians Love Our Dal. But Do You Know the Fascinating History of Our Favourite Comfort Food?

If there is one dish with which Indian cuisine, and in that sense, most Indians, share an umbilical-like connect, it has to be the humble <i>dal</i>. As the …

I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

Automotive Industry

10 WhatsApp tricks only power users know about

Acquired for $19 billion by Facebook in 2014, WhatsApp has nearly a billion monthly active users now. Chances are, you or someone you know uses …

How To Master 5 Basic Cooking Skills - Gordon Ramsay

The Food Lab's American Omelettes (and Why You Should Salt Your Eggs in Advance)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Just as with scrambled eggs, there are two major types of omelette: the hearty, big-as-your-face, stuffed-to-the-brim, fluffy, folded-in-half, light-golden-brown diner-style omelette, and …

Breakfast

Classic Croque-Madame

Today, as part of our month of egg recipes, we’re featuring a croque-madame — a warm ham and cheese sandwich with a poached egg on top.… Read moreThe …

Eggs

9 Knife Care Tips We Learned from a Master Bladesmith

Confession: I've never sharpened my knives. Not my two-year-old IKEA chef's knife, not my who-knows-how-old paring knife. None of 'em. But last week, I found myself on the New York City subway with a purse-full of my dullest kitchen knives and the promise that these glorified pestles they could …

The top apps Apple thinks everyone should have on their iPhone

But Apple wants to help. The company recently released a list of the 10 apps, besides its own, that you should have on any new iPhone.<p>These are the essentials, and they range from powerful photo apps to ones designed to keep your accounts safe.<p>Here are Apple's 10 apps everyone should have:

Apps

iOS 9.3: How to switch on Night Shift, the iPhone setting that promises to help you go to sleep

iOS 9.3 has a feature that promises to make you sleep better. But it can be hard to work out how exactly to turn it on.<p>iOS’s Night Shift mode changes …

Money

7 Reasons to Watch Documentary Now! Season One on Netflix

Last year, <i>Saturday Night Live</i> alums Bill Hader and Fred Armisen put their stamp on the world of documentary filmmaking with the seven-part series</i> …

Entertainment

Raspberry Pi User Guide: Getting started with Scratch, Arduino

Introducing the Raspberry Pi User Guide from the Quick and Easy Series offered by Dogwood Apps!<br>What exactly is a Raspberry Pi?<p>Raspberry Pi is a …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p>• Watch the Guardian’s documentaries<p><b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature</b> …

Filmmaking

Cilantro Chutney Chicken

<i>Lilli chatni anna murghi kari</i><p>Lilli chatni, or cilantro chutney, will most likely be found on every Gujarati family’s kitchen table at dinner time. I …

Onions

Hilarious Hitler? German satire plays Nazi leader for laughs

Adolf Hitler is alive, living in Berlin, and being embraced as an entertainer. That's the premise of <i>Look Who's Back</i> a newly-translated German novel …

World History

How to turn off your search and location history in Google

By now, it should come as no surprise that Google keeps track of your search and location history.<p>But you may be surprised to find out just how …

Maps

Perfect Roasted Root Vegetables

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Is There a "Right" Way to Roast Vegetables?

For an act as seemingly simple as roasting vegetables (we even told you you could it <i>without a recipe</i>!), there sure are a lot of ways to go about it.<p><b>But is there one way that's better than the others?</b> To find out, I surveyed trusted sources, then conducted my own miniature experiment, which—spoiler …

How to Upgrade Your Kitchen and Save Money at a Restaurant Supply Store

I recently emptied my entire kitchen of all its contents in preparation for a complete renovation. In the process, I managed to fill not one but <i>two</i> rooms with all the gear I own.* Those piles of cookware, appliances, tools, and utensils are the result of a longstanding kitchenware shopping …

Spicy Baked Eggs In Avocado

Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>Scrape out the center of each avocado half, enough to hold an egg, then place the halves on a baking …

Creamy Sriracha Sauce

Smooth with that popular Sriracha bite.<p>With only three ingredients, you can make a dipping sauce that everyone will talk about. This creamy Sriracha …

8 Secrets of People Who Don’t Have Clutter

1 of 8<p>They Don't Have A Junk Drawer<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>They Don't Keep Gifts They Don't Like<p>3 of 8<p>They Don't Own Clothes They Don't Like<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

Extreme Sports

Here's why Michael Moore doesn't think documentaries should be streamed on Netflix first

Netflix has been leading the charge in original nonfiction works with the recent success of their "The Jinx"-like true-crime series "Making a Murderer," and receiving Oscar nominations for documentaries they've acquired like "The Square" (2013), and "Virunga" (2014).<p>Legendary documentary filmmaker …

Michael Moore

15 secret features hidden in your iPhone

Your iPhone has a lot of hidden features you may not know about, like a hidden map of everywhere you've been and the ability to let you control your screen by tilting your head.<p>We've rounded together 15 hidden features that will help make you an iPhone power user.

Apps

How to Make Incredible Brussels Sprouts

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Cooking

Best movies of 2015

Top 20 Films of 2015: Part One (20-11)

It's that time of year again where we cast our eyes back and reflect on what we've done. As is customary, the CineVue team has taken the opportunity …

Festivals

The Best Meat for Slow Cooking Also Saves You Money

Good news for carnivores on a budget: You don’t have to spend big to eat hearty. Here's how to turn the cheapest cuts of meat into the most …

Cooking

Chewy Molasses Cookies

makes 2½ dozen<p>In this recipe, molasses keeps these cookies magically fresh and chewy for days.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1 teaspoon ground ginger<p>¾ teaspoon ground cardamom<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 large egg<p>½ cup (1 stick) …

Dessert

If You Ski With Friends, You Need This App

Say you’re at Squaw Valley, out with friends for a day of skiing. You somehow split from the group, and trying to text or call your buddies proves pointless. Nobody is checking their phones. They’re skiing, after all.<p>A new app called SkiLynx, which debuts in the iTunes store Thursday for $2.99, …

16 Holiday Roasts with the Most

The gifts are bought, the holiday cheer is in the air, and now: It's time for dinner. There's nothing that shouts "special occasion" more than a beautiful roast in the center of the holiday table. Here, then, are 9 succulent roasts—beef, pork, lamb, and one handsome turkey—to fit the occasion. Your …