Alessandro Tamai

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You Deserve Croque Monsieur Casserole in Your Life

Fear not the bechamel<p>I have long believed that the Croque Monsieur is a nearly perfect food. For those of you who might be unfamiliar with this …

Recipes

Amazon just pulled an Apple on the smart home

The Alexa Connect Kit module on an Arduino. Photo by S. Higginbotham.Amazon just solved several challenges associated with the smart home. At its …

Smart Homes

Should I invest in a “smart” home?

<b>SPONSORED</b><p>Is living “smart” interesting for me, and do I really need a smart home?<p>Whereas 5 years ago, the term “smart home” was mainly used by …

Smart Homes

What is an Instant Pot? Here’s everything you need to know

At some point in your life, you have probably seen or heard of an Instant Pot. The small kitchen appliance is a versatile multi-cooker that can do …

Instant Pot

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The Secret to Perfectly Fried Fish Is an Ingredient You Probably Have in Your Pantry

The universally loved fish fry—from Lenten Fridays to slaw- and hush puppy-filled summer gatherings—transforms flaky white fillets into golden-fried …

Kitchens

Mark Cuban spends '4 or 5 hours a day' reading — here's what's on his list

As soon as billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban wakes up in the morning, he starts learning. For him, that means spending the entire first half of his …

Instacart now serves 70 percent of U.S. households

Toward the end of 2017, Instacart penned a partnership with one of the country’s biggest grocery retailers, Kroger. At the time, it was a smaller deal with one of Kroger’s chains called Ralphs.<p>But today Instacart is expanding its partnership with Kroger, bringing Instacart delivery to 75 additional …

eCommerce

This Garlic Butter Broth Cheesy Chicken Recipe Is a Dream

<i>Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

What Season 3 of ‘True Detective’ Needs to Get Right to be as Good as Season 1

Since the release of the season 3 trailer for <i>True Detective</i>, there is a renewed interest in HBO’s crime anthology which first burst onto the scene in …

Entertainment

Chicken Bombs Recipe

"This is a great recipe to have with friends and family, or for a buffet line. I love to invite a few friends over and serve this with a few other …

Cream Cheese

What's the difference between Zigbee and Z-Wave?

When it comes to building a smart home, there are four wireless technologies you need to be aware of. The first two are the well-known Wi-Fi and …

10 Easy Lunches That Don't Need to Be Refrigerated — A Lunch Box for Everyone

A lot of make-ahead lunch ideas assume your food can be stored in a fridge until it's time to eat. But what happens when you're at school, on the …

How to Begin Celebrating Small Wins to Start A New Life

Starting a new life is not easy. You have to get rid of any bad, old habits. However, letting go of any habit or behavior is not easy, either. That’s …

How Apple's iOS 12 Password AutoFill Feature Works With 1Password

Apple in iOS 12 introduced a new Password AutoFill API for apps like 1Password and LastPass, designed to allow password management apps to provide stored usernames and passwords for not only websites but also third-party apps.<p>1Password has introduced support for Password AutoFill in a beta capacity …

iOS

Le piante più adatte a ogni stanza: depurano l’ambiente o favoriscono il sonno

Se hai sempre voluto creare un piccolo giardino sul davanzale della cucina, la menta in vaso è il modo giusto per iniziare. Come infatti viene …

18 Must-See Museums From Around the World

Tour everything from the Guggenheim to the Museum of Broken Relationships.<p>Every city has a museum, or two or three, that they love to boast about. …

Jam Home Made x Bounty Hunter Mickey Mouse Watch

Created to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Japanese accessory brand Jam Home Made, this Mickey Mouse Watch is far from the whimsical timepieces of …

The biggest laundry mistake you're probably making

I know. You love how your laundry smells and feels after you use fabric softener or dryer sheets. I totally understand.<p>The problem is, they're not that great for your clothing, towels or dryer. Here's why you should rethink your washing and drying routine.<p>Why dryer sheets are a bad idea<p>Dryer sheets …

Cleaning

Smart home systems: DIY vs. hiring a professional

As you consider how to build out your smart home, you’ll be faced with four early decisions: Do you want a simple or a sophisticated system? Do you …

Smart Homes

Meet the Man Who's Building Sonos' Audio Internet

Nick Millington had just started to feel like a successful software engineer. It was early 2003, and at age 26, he already had a fruitful career at …

Your Next Italian Vacation Should Include These Estates and Wineries

If you’re planning a trip to Italy, we know it’s going to involve a lot of pasta, pizza, dessert, probably a wine tasting or two — and rightfully so. …

Italy

The 11 Best Designed Boutique Hotels in Paris

Ah, the boutique hotels of Paris! Housed in characterful historic buildings across the city’s most alluring neighborhoods, they are veritable design …

Arris made the first product to support the open Wi-Fi mesh networking standard

The standard was set earlier this year<p>Earlier this year, an industry organization which oversees Wi-Fi standards known as The Wi-Fi Alliance, introduced a new standard called EasyMesh, which will set a common standard for mesh routers to work with ones manufactured by other mesh routers from other …

These homemade pretzel bites will ruin all other pretzels

Photo via Thanksgiving.comAmerica loves pretzels. They’re a great accompaniment to watching TV, pair well with beer and, of course, what baseball …

9 Reasons To Check Out Genoa, One Of Italy's Most Underrated Gems

The megawatt attractions of Rome, Florence and Venice mean that many remarkable Italian cities don’t make it onto a visitor’s must-see list. But for anyone looking for a deeply layered, often unvarnished and boldly authentic travel experience, head to Genoa (which like Venice was once a powerful …

Forget Mykonos and Santorini. I found a little-known island in Greece that's twice as beautiful and half the price.

Most vacationers heading to the islands in Greece usually end up at one of two destinations: Mykonos or Santorini.<p>While both islands have their charms, they've undoubtedly become tourist traps, with overbooked hotels, overpriced restaurants, and beaches and sights packed with cruise-shippers and …

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How to Mount and Frame Your Own Pictures

Today we are going to learn with Ben Fewtrell how to mount and frame your pictures.<p>Here's a list of the equipment needed to frame your photos<p>Una …

2018 Honda CR-V Buying Guide | Compact crossover questions, answered

What you need to know about this popular crossover<p>Honda's CR-V has been a top-seller for the Japanese automaker almost from the get-go when it was launched in the late 1990s, and it has benefited from Americans' seemingly unquenchable thirst for crossovers, setting an all-time-high sales mark as …

Honda CR-V

How Florence Became Italy's New Capital of Cool

To truly discover the soul of this city, you’ll have to look beyond its historic center.<p>I did not expect to fall for Florence while eating a Japanese …