Fraser Hughes

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Every Pizza Lover Needs This Personal Stovetop Oven

It cooks a pie in 6 minutes flat.<p>Pizza ovens shouldn't be reserved for people who live in the warm-weather climates that make an outdoor kitchen possible. After all, even people who <i>don't</i> get to enjoy near-perfect temperatures every day (jealous) crave this Italian staple. Luckily, the Pizzacraft …

How to make the best Har Gow (蝦餃) - Shrimp dumpling recipe

Who invented Har Gow (shrimp dumpling)?<p>Ninety years ago, the proprietor of 怡珍茶樓 (Yee Zhen tea house) at the Five Phoenix Village 五鳳鄉 in Guangzhou …

Food & Dining

The Science of Sleep: A Brief Guide on How to Sleep Better Every Night

If you want to learn how to sleep better, then you're in the right place. This guide will walk you through everything you need to know if you want to …

Sleep

This Is the New Way to Store Your Wine

No longer hidden away, the modern wine cellar brings new convenience to one of life’s great pleasures<p>Gone are the days of keeping wine in a dark, dusty vault. “Storage is taking a more prominent place in homes these days,” says Andee Hess of Osmose Design, who devised the sleek, mirrored cellar …

This High-Tech, Futuristic Wine Dispenser Guarantees the Perfect Pour

Plum is a smart system that cools, serves, and preserves your wine to perfection<p>Gif Playing<p>Discerning oenophiles had better make space on their kitchen counters. Plum, a new wine cooler, dispenser, and educational tool extraordinaire, aims to optimize the wine-drinking experience for enthusiastic …

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Hyperfocus: The other side of adult ADHD

Writers, entrepreneurs, and creative leaders of all types know that intense focus that happens when you're "in the zone": You're feeling empowered, productive, and engaged. Psychologists might call this flow, the experience of zeroing in so closely on some activity that you lose yourself in it. And …

The Nonstick Fry Pan That Every Kitchen Needs

As far as first impressions go, the Madura Nonstick Fry Pan is so sharp that Bruce Wayne called and wants to hire it as an intern (apparently he's a sunny-side-up kinda guy). Jet black all over, with a contemporary silhouette and smooth, glinting surface, it might be the only nonstick skillet to …

Want to Raise Your IQ? Neuroscience Says to Take Up This Easy Habit

It's probably not what you think, but it's scientifically demonstrated to improve how you think.<p>Most of us think of IQ as a fixed thing, like an SAT score. You take a test, they tell you how smart you are, and that's that.<p>Turns out that's wrong.<p>Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning …

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away. Regardless of career success, there can be something very dispiriting, …

Neuroscience

How to Make Rich, Flavorful Caramel Without Melting Sugar

Want to know something crazy? Sugar doesn't melt; it undergoes thermal decomposition. That may sound like a pedantic distinction, considering we've all watched sugar effectively melt into a pool of caramel atop crème brûlée, but the implications are huge—worthy of far more explanation than a mere …

Go Outside and Play at These D.C. Bars with Games

Patio and rooftop season is officially here, and outdoor tables are a hot commodity. The warm breezes, rays of sun, and endless fruity or fizzy cocktails are still novel and exciting right now.<p>But once the thrill of eating outside again wears off, diners will need something other than fire pits and …

The Austin BBQ Top 10

<i>By Mike Sutter | Text and photos © Fed Man Walking</i><p><b>You go to print with the barbecue you've got, not the barbecue you wish you had.</b> A year and a half …

Dairy-free treats: Piña colada sorbet, fudge, more

A dairy intolerance doesn't mean that desserts are a thing of the past. Brian Smith from Ample Hills Creamery shared three dairy-free dessert recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth.<p><b>Pi</b><b>ñ</b><b>a</b> <b>colada</b> <b>sorbet</b><p>2 cups unsweetened coconut milk<br>• 2 cups all-natural pineapple juice<br>• 3/4 cup organic cane sugar<br>• 1/4 cup …

Salon de l’Agriculture

8<p>17<p>Every year, beginning in mid-February, thousands of farmers, wine makers, cheese makers, sausage makers, and an arks’-worth of animals, makes it …