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This Thermos Is the Next Best Thing to an IV Drip of Tea

The sleek and stylish thermos that keeps us drinking our favorite teas at the office all day long.<p>We spend over 40 hours at our desks each week. To make it work, we keep our headphone game tight and religiously follow the commandments of lunch al desko (i.e., we're not afraid of stocking our desk …

Standard Deviations: An Interview With Gary Smith

More than a century ago, Mark Twain famously said, "There are lies, damned lies, and statistics." It's a great quote that is more true than ever. As I wrote in <i>Too Big to Ignore</i>, in an era of Big Data, there is tremendous opportunity and arguably more incentive to create, ignore, and pervert …

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Our Favorite Local Bakeries Around the World

Our picks for where to get your cakes, pies, pastries, cookies, bread, and more in these local favorites around the world.<p>Every city has its beloved …

Tom Colicchio

What to Know About Meat and Cancer

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

This Is The Mistake You've Been Making With Homemade Stock

Homemade stock is one of the easiest recipes to make from scratch. It is also the fastest way to elevate a homemade meal. Plus, you can cook it up with nothing more than food scraps. (In the past we've suggested you store your veggie scraps in the freezer to save up for making stock.) The thing is …

Homemade

6 Brilliant Ways to Use Hummus

Hummus is more than a dip: Believe it or not, you can actually cook with it and often sub it in for less healthy ingredients. Here, six ways to use …

Food

Our 10 best roast dinner centrepiece recipes

<b>The showstopper</b><b>: Porchetta</b><p>Buy the very best pork you can afford – ask your butcher to prepare you a boneless porchetta cut or a rectangular piece of pork belly and a loin. Fennel pollen is traditionally foraged, but expensive to buy. If you can’t find it, use ground fennel seeds instead. Bear in …

BBQ

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking

Light and easy roasts for summer

Love a Sunday roast but want something fresh, simple and summery? We've got the perfect recipes, from lamb with lavender to lemon potatoes<p>We British love our Sunday roasts, but sometimes, when the weather is hot, the traditional dinner can seem stodgy and overwhelming.<p>Thankfully, there are plenty …

Recipe: Easy Sausage and Peppers

Toss the pepper strips in 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, sprinkle a little salt on them, and place them on a baking sheet under the broiler until …

Onions

Coffee Cake

175<p>36<p>Shares 211<p>A few years back, all of us elderly ladies and gents who were blogging for a while were suddenly surprised (and delighted) at a group …

Yes, You Do Need Another Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

<i>You know you love your great aunt's banana bread, but you probably don't know why you do. In Modern Comfort, Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt figures out what makes our favorite classics work, and then makes them even better.</i><p><i>Today: We interrupt our regularly scheduled content to bring you the</i> …

Asian Ginger-Soy Sauce Chicken

429<p>15<p>1<p>Shares 445<p>Whenever I visit a foreign country, I go to the supermarket. I’ve found myself pushing carts through supermarkets in countries, from …

5 Books to Get You Out of Your Literary Comfort Zone

So, one of my New Year's resolutions was to expand the types of books I read. While reading has always been a hobby of mine, I tend to gravitate towards the same types of books: fiction stories and John Green novels. Partially inspired by Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's resolution to read a book a …

Books

Toasted Barley Risotto with Spinach and Herb Purée

The sun is out (it’s going to be nearly 70° today!), birds are singing, and it is supposed to snow on Monday. It is spring in Chicago—which looks a …

Side Dish Recipe for Roast Chicken: Pan-Seared Butternut Squash with Balsamic & Parmigiano Shards

Heat the vegetable oil in a 12-inch cast iron pan, or a large sauté pan or skillet, over medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, add the thyme and …

Butternut

Al Qaeda-linked rebel leader reported killed in Syria

A leader of an<p>Al Qaeda-linked rebel group in Syria has been assassinated, activists said Monday, further inflaming hostilities between opposition fighters and potentially throwing into greater disarray those trying to oust PresidentBashar Assad.<p>Abu Abdullah Libi, the self-styled emir of the Islamic …

Kenya Says Security Forces Have Taken Control Of Mall, Gunfire Reportedly Heard

* Kenyan president says militants "defeated"<p>* Says 5 militants dead, 11 held, 67 other people dead<p>* Bodies still under rubble of collapsed floors<p>* Unclear if security operation completely over<p>* Unclear if British woman, Americans among militants<p>By Richard Lough and Edmund Blair<p>NAIROBI, Sept 24 …

Serious Reads: 5 Food Books We're Loving

1. Eating on the Wild Side, by Jo Robinson<p>Jo Robinson believes in eating whole foods —and even raising your own varieties of vegetables and fruits to fill out a healthy diet. In <i>Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health</i>, she indexes dozens of types of produce and highlights their …

Thai Peanut Cabbage Slaw

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> About 10 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 20 minutes<p>An easy recipe for a delicious Thai-inspired cole slaw side …

Compleat FoodSkin Flexible Lunchbox Keeps Your Food As Perfect As You Assemble It In The Morning

<b>Compleat FoodSkin</b>, a flexible lunchbox that expands to hold your meal. Cool heh? You can perfectly assemble a sandwich and keep it inside this unit …

Israel to hire pro-government tweeters and Facebookers

The Israeli government puts out a national call for university students to come work for its new social media project, which aims to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Israel sentiment.<p>Lots of college students pick up part-time jobs canvasing for different causes, politicians, or organizations. Maybe …

Social Media

Green Kitchen Stories' Vanilla Peaches with Pistachio Crumble

<i>This week, David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl from Green Kitchen Stories are</i> <i>serving as Guest Editors at Food52. They're sharing a week's worth of recipes and giving away 3 copies of their book, Vegetarian Everyday.</i><p><i>Today: You don't have to flambé your peaches to make them soft, juicy, and …

Green Kitchen Stories' Vegetarian Feast

<i>This week's</i> <i></i><i>Guest Editors,</i> <i>David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl from Green Kitchen Stories, have shared a</i> <i>week's worth of recipes from their new book, Vegetarian Everyday.</i><p>David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl have proved that there's no reason for vegetarian food to skimp on taste and substance. Their recipes …

Israeli authors campaign against eviction of West Bank villagers

Some of the most celebrated figures in Israeli literature are campaigning to stop the forcible eviction of Palestinian communities in the barren …

One-Pan Pasta

I am here to tell you about a recipe for pasta that you cook in one pan. <i>One pan, people!</i> Dried noodles, sauce ingredients, water—they all get thrown …

Vegetarian Paella on the Grill

We have been all about family-style meals lately. We understand that they are, in a way, challenging, in that they're a little different from the …

Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing : A Tasty Kitchen Recipe

June 19, 2013 by Laurie McNamara<p><i>Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad is light and wholesome and simple to throw together. Protein and veggie packed, this salad</i> …