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How early is your commute? In these 10 cities, many are out the door by 5 a.m.

If you commute in one of these cities, hope you like coffee.<p>A study found that these 10 metro areas on average had the highest percentage of commuters leaving before 5 a.m. among the top 50 largest metropolitan statistical areas (as defined by the Office of Management and Budget):<p>Riverside-San …

Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz Survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Dies at 87

Elie Wiesel, the Auschwitz survivor who became an eloquent witness for the six million Jews slaughtered in World War II and who, more than anyone else, seared the memory of the Holocaust on the world’s conscience, died on Saturday at his home in Manhattan. He was 87.<p>Menachem Rosensaft, a longtime …

Israel

Coconut Curry Chicken Soup

<i>Coconut Curry Chicken Soup Adapted from Cooking Light</i><i></i> <br>Thai food is always a happy meal in my house. The nature of the cuisine is to excite every …

Curries

Airbus And Qatar Airways Debut A Carbon Fiber Plane That Curbs Jet Lag

The skies just got friendlier.<p>From labyrinthine security checkpoints to cramped seats and scant overhead storage space, air travel ranks among the most grueling experiences out there (unless you’re one of the rarefied few who spring for first class). With its A350 XWB jet, Airbus integrates the …

9 Banh Mi Recipes for Desk Lunch Domination

Bored with your usual smoked turkey or PB&J sandwich? Take lunch to the next level by making your own crunchy, creamy, spicy, tangy banh mi.<p>The …

Somtum Der's Der Styled Deep-Fried Chicken Thigh Recipe

<i>Also seen on The New American Kitchen.</i><p><i>Sa Poak Gai Tod Der/Der Styled Deep Fried Chicken Thigh</i><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>• Chicken thigh 2 pieces, approx. 7oz each<p>• Salt 1/2 teaspoon<p>• Chicken broth powder 1/2 Tbs<p>• White pepper (grounded) 1/4 teaspoon<p>• Red curry paste 1/2 Tbs<p>• Tempura powder 1/4 cup<p>• Water 1/4 cup<p>• …

10 Bruschetta Toppings That Are Better Than Avocado Toast

<i>Header image: Peach and Hazelnut Mascarpone Bruschetta from CHOW</i>The best and easiest summer appetizer around, bruschetta can highlight any summer …

Avocado Toast

8 Impossible-to-Resist Veggie Dishes

Every now and again, I come across a vegetable dish that makes me think I could be a very happy vegetarian. From a hearty summer white bean ragout to balsamic-glazed roasted beets, here are a few of my favorites.<p><b>1. Summer White Bean Ragout</b><p>This quick ragout of white beans and sweet summer tomatoes …

The Banana Pudding Recipes That'll Take You Way Back To Childhood

National Banana Pudding Day? Sign us up.<p>Of all the random national food holidays -- Curried Chicken Day, Stuffed Mushroom Day, Coconut Torte Day, Turkey Neck Soup Day (seriously) -- we've never had a day that honors one of the American South's most beloved desserts, banana pudding.<p>That is, until …

Dessert

Creamy Spaghetti with Ricotta, Zucchini and Basil

Find fresh ricotta, not the tubs of pasteurized cheese from the supermarket shelves, for this recipe: its lush creaminess is crucial to making a simple but ridiculously rich sauce for ribbons of tender zucchini and al dente pasta.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 pound spaghetti<br>• 1 large zucchini<br>• Kosher salt<br>• 1/2 cup basil …

Peachy Skillet Peach Cobbler Just for You

<i>Take advantage of summer produce! Skillet Peach Cobbler is a simple summer dish to make when entertaining for a hungry crowd.</i><p>Do you like to serve dessert to guest after dinner? I do, and try to do it just about every time we host family and friends over for dinner. I especially prefer to have a …

Week in Tweets: Legos, Blog Posts and Paper Planes

@PPAGroup1<p>PPA Group tweets a LinkedIn blog post by Peter Gunson entitled, “Why MRO Is As Good As New?” Peter Gunson is the owner of PPA …

Social Media

16 Ways to Roast Your Winter Vegetables

You've probably roasted vegetables before, and realized it's a pretty simple operation: Peel, chop, dress. Throw the vegetables into a hot oven, move 'em around once or twice, then let them caramelize. Wait 'til they're tender on the inside, crunchy on the outside (i.e., all hot and sexy, as …

Food

15 Christmas Dinner Ideas That Are a Little Fancy and Very Festive

Christmas is like clockwork: Thanksgiving passes, and all of a sudden your to-do list gets longer, with menu planning, gift shopping and wrapping, and Christmas tree-decorating. But just because Christmas comes around every year doesn't mean your menu has to. Are you tempted to cook the same …

Christmas Dinner

How to Make the Perfect Buttermilk Biscuits

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: How to make perfectly flaky buttermilk biscuits -- no Southern drawl …

Breakfast

Nantucket cranberry cake - Flourish

PLOP!<p>The sound of cranberry sauce being dropped from its can onto a serving plate.<p>“Ahhhhh….” The sound of an appreciative dessert-lover enjoying a …

Recipe: Hot & Sour Soup with Mushroom, Cabbage, and Rice

Heat the oil in a large heavy pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes without stirring. Stir the mushrooms …

Soysauce

Coconut Chicken Soup Recipe

A new post from She Wears Many Hats.This <b>Coconut Chicken Soup Recipe</b> is one of our favorites, and it’s quick and easy enough to make any night of the …

Soup

Recipe: Creamy Ginger Carrot Soup

A cooking secret behind this soup's delicious spice balance: use both fresh AND dried ginger for layered flavor profiles.<p>This post is sponsored by …

Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes and Apples

8 Servings<p>This recipe comes from the November 1993 issue and is part of our Thanksgiving Hall of Fame series. Check out that vintage photo!<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (about 3 very large), peeled, cut crosswise into ¼-inch-thick rounds<p>1¾ pounds tart green apples, peeled, …

Sweet Potatoes

Why Turkeys Are So Much Better Roasted Upside Down

<i>By Stacy Adimando</i><p>Once you've <b>salted</b>, <b>tied</b> and <b>buttered</b> that Thanksgiving bird, you'd think the cooking part would be easy. <b>But there's just one thing that can trip you up:</b> Overcooking the breast meat (and/or undercooking the thigh meat).<p><b>It's a flaw in the design of the turkey</b>, when you think about it: …

12 Wines to Get You Through the Next Polar Vortex

Prepare for all the joys of the polar vortex by filling your cellar with these 12 wines, picked by Chicago wine shop owner and winter vanquisher, …

18 Great Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie

When the usual pie lineup feels boring and uninspired for your dessert repertoire, you’ve got to make a change. We’re not saying eliminate the …

Baking

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

BBQ

3-ingredient Thursday: deliciously easy weeknight recipes

No time for ambitious supermarket trips and elaborate dinners? Three ingredients are all you need (OK, not counting salt, pepper or olive oil) to pull off a flavorful, nutritious, home-cooked dinner tonight—whether you're craving pasta, chicken, meat, seafood or a fresh spring vegetable like …

Mediterranean Chopped Salad With Tomatoes, Peppers, Feta, and Basil Recipe

A 30 minute salad of bright Mediterranean summer vegetables tossed together in a light vinaigrette with feta cheese and basil.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 small red onion, finely sliced2 cups cherry tomatoes, split in half1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces1 medium green bell …