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'Smart' Windows Lighten And Darken On Cue

A Wi-Fi-connected window accessory will make your pane listen to your commands<p>Call it the curse of the picture window. Big panes may light up a home, but they also let in enough heat to drive up the temperature by several degrees, raising cooling costs. Self-tinting windows solve the problem, …

Home Automation

Lawsuit Alleges NASA Is Failing To Investigate Alien Life

Read the suit in all its glory here.<p>You may recall, NASA recently announced that a strange rock had somehow "appeared" in front of its Mars Opportunity rover. The explanations for the mystery rock were straight-forward: maybe some kind of nearby impact sent a rock toward the rover, or, more likely, …

Paranormal

NASA's Hot New Ride for 2014

Patrick H. Corkery—Lockheed Martin<p>NASA<p>NASA<p>NASA<p>NASA<p>Dmitri Gerondidakis—NASA<p>Bill Stafford—JSC/NASA<p>David C. Bowman—NASA<p>NASA—KSC<p>Aerojet Rocketdyne<p>NASA—SSC<p>…

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Marinade this: Bulgogi Recipe – Korean Barbequed Beef

There are three dishes in Korean cuisine most people are familiar with. The first one is kimchee, fermented spicy cabbage. Either you love kimchee or …

Onion-Braised Beef Brisket

5 stars based on 96 votes<p>This recipe was recently featured in Food 52’s Genius Recipes column. It comes from Nach Waxman, owner of the New York City …

Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes

5 stars based on 793 votes<p>We had the best snow day last week. School was cancelled, work wasn’t happening, and the only thing to do was hunker down …

Beyond Curry: Crispy Indian-Style Simmered Goat or Lamb Chops

In India, goat is widely used and loved, and few things make me happier than a crunchy, juicy cut of it. Well, alright goat <i>biryani</i> is a close contender. And sometimes goat <i>xacuti</i>, or minced goat with green peas, or goat <i>dhansak</i>...Okay, let's start over. Goat makes me happy. And this dish is high up …

How to Use Fresh Herbs, from Chervil and Chives to Mint and Tarragon

From chervil and chives to tarragon and mint, a primer on the most flavorful little leaves you'll eat all summer<p>Come summer, when mint takes over the garden and basil is piled high at farmers' markets, fresh herbs are more than a garnish, they're the star of many of our meals. They add dimension to …

Gardening

10 unusual herbs to grow

Many of us grow herbs such as rosemary, chives and parsley for their ornamental as well as culinary value.<p>Advertisement<p>Indispensable as these plants …

Gardening

Make your own spiced pear bellini

My favourite feature of the human mind is its talent for wiping stressful and painful situations from the memory. It is why we are able to train for marathons, start businesses or have lots of babies without complete mental disintegration.<p>The downside is that this memory-wipe is sometimes …

Vertical-Growing Herbal Vines

01 of 04<p>This lovely herb has a scented bloom that will make you fall in love every time you smell it. The scent alone is enough reason to plant this …

The Beauty and Ease of Growing Lemongrass

I do a lot of Asian cooking at home, and one of my favorite ingredients to use is lemongrass. It can be added to all types of teas, soups and …

One Ingredient, Many Ways: Basil

Credit: Helen Rosner<p>SWEET<p><b>Basil Gelato</b><br>Sweets like a creamy gelato bring out basil's floral notes.<p><b>Food 52: Wild Berry Basil Panna Cotta</b><br>This creamy, …

Italian Food

11 Super Herbs and Spices for Your Health

There’s a reason explorers traveled thousands of miles and crossed oceans for herbs and spices. Besides making cuisine more delectable, they’ve been long used to promote health and cure disease.<p>We’ve already covered the super foods you should consider, so this time we’ll take a look at the herbs …

A Spice Buyer On Why Pepper Is Dirty, And How It Gets Clean

This week's news that the Food and Drug Administration found that 12 percent of spices imported to the U.S. are contaminated was a little disheartening.<p>As the FDA reported, all kinds of nasty stuff hitch a ride with spices into the country — from insects to animal excrement to pathogens. The agency …

Strawberry Pie with Chamomile and Currant Glaze

8 Servings<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Glaze<p>1 cup sugar<p>2 cups fresh or frozen red currants<p>2 teaspoons dried chamomile flowers (or tea emptied from 2 chamomile tea bags)<p>Pastry Cream<p>9 large egg yolks<p>3/4 cup sugar, divided<p>6 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>3 cups whole milk<p>1 vanilla bean, split …

Baking

Happy Hour: Apple Spice Cocktail

As much as I love a good green bean casserole and a slice of pie (or four), the most essential part of Thanksgiving is definitely the drinks. I mean, …

Cooking App Picks the Perfect Spices for Your Meal

Do you have a cupboard full of spices but no clue what to use them for? Hold the salt and pepper. A cooking app inspired by a Cincinnati grandmother …

They Call It, "The Remedy For Everything But Death"

This humble, but immensely powerful seed, kills MRSA, heals the chemical weapon poisoned body, stimulates regeneration of the dying beta cells within …

Garlic and Ginger as Chinese Cooking Ingredients

Few cultures are as passionately devoted to food as the Chinese, and two ingredients that are integral to Asian cooking are garlic and ginger. The …

Food & Dining

7 Spiced Cocktails for the Holidays

Winter has us thinking about spice: the scent of gingerbread baking, a warming cup of chai, mulled wine and cider and pie crusts dusted with cinnamon. Those baking spices have a home in drinks too: cardamom, clove, ginger, and nutmeg can add complex flavor that latches right into the bold notes of …

Spice It Up! The Stories and the Places Behind the Spices

<i>Mulled wine, also known as glögg, glühwein or vin chaud. Wikimedia Commons.</i><p>This holiday season, while you're sipping mulled wine and nibbling gingerbread, impress your company with some spicy knowledge. I'm talking about <b>spices</b>, those dried, powdery substances (roots, bark and seeds) that were once …

xoFood: 5 Spices I'm Obsessed With, and Why

I'm a bit obsessed with spices. It could be because vegan food is stereotypically bland, and I'm hyper-concious about this stigma. Or it could be because many spices have amazing health benefits, and sprinkling them into things seems like a simple source for preventative medicine. Health care for …

Food

These 10 Spices Will Instantly Make You A Better Cook

For all of you out there who think you just can't cook, we have something to tell you: yes, you can. Julia Child wasn't lying when she said anyone can cook. She may have been talking about French cooking, but it's true for all types of cuisine.<p>There's no magic to cooking. People aren't born with a …

Ben Tish's Brown butter panna cotta with spiced biscuits, raisin ice-cream and thyme recipe

This unusual panna cotta is evocative of winter with its nutty savoury/sweet flavours and the addition of aromatic, fresh thyme. At Ember Yard we serve this with crumbed spiced biscuits and a simple vanilla ice-cream studded with chopped, soaked raisins. It may seem a little complicated, but each …