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The Garage, Washington

<b>Design studio Graypants has been in business since 2007,</b> the collaborative project of Seattle’s Seth Grizzle and Jon Junker, who, though trained as …

How to Make a High-Stakes Decision

Even the most decisive manager can be thrown into despair when faced with a high-stakes matter. We make decisions every day without noticing, but a career-making (or breaking) challenge requires thought and deliberation. It’s unlikely that a single approach will serve you every time. However, there …

Bicycling's Go Faster Eating Plan

Mix and match these meals and snacks to build unlimited options<p>Each day of the GO FASTER Eating Plan, formulated by Anne Guzman, sports-nutrition consultant for Peaks Coaching Group, provides 2,000 to 2,500 calories. You'll dig into 500-calorie breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, and stoke your …

Healthy Eating

Perfect Pedaling: Get a Better Pedal Stroke

Get the most energy from each crank revolution with these tips for proper pedaling<p>Pedaling in a simple circle is a complex thing, but mastering it can save energy, says Todd Carver, biomechanist at Colorado's Boulder Center for Sports Medicine. He says that with proper ankling (shown here; not the …

Swimming

Dead Zone Syndrome

Typically found in the time-crunched, who often feel that every moment on the bike is so precious that they must go hard. Here's how to break free from your rut...<p><b>Etiology</b><p>This condition, common among cyclists, is brought on by repeated training at a single, moderately hard intensity, known as Zone …

Eddy Merckx

Rock Your Core and Tone Your Abs With This Bodyweight Workout

Wake up your core and kick your abs into high gear with this circuit workout. It should take you around 20 minutes, and the best part is you won't …

Chad Robertson's Starter and Levain

<i>This week's guest editor is Chad Robertson, the man behind San Francisco's über-popular Tartine Bakery. He'll be walking us through how to make one of the Porridge Breads from his latest book, Tartine 3, and sharing bits of baking knowledge along the way.</i><p><i>Today: Chad talks to us about the importance</i> …

Chad Robertson's Tips on Mixing Bread Dough

<i>This week's guest editor is Chad Robertson, the man behind San Francisco's über-popular Tartine Bakery. He'll be walking us through how to make one of the Porridge Breads from his latest book, Tartine 3, and sharing bits of baking knowledge along the way.</i><p><i>Yesterday, Chad discussed the importance of</i> …

Chad Robertson's 5 Essential Tips for Baking Bread

<i>This week's guest editor is Chad Robertson, the man behind San Francisco's über-popular Tartine Bakery. He'll be walking us through how to make one of the Porridge Breads from his latest book, Tartine 3, and sharing bits of baking knowledge along the way.</i><p><i>Today: All week, Chad has been walking us</i> …

The Best Cycling Rides in the World

5 Paths To Doing Great Work At A Terrible Company

We’ve all thought it: If only I worked at so-and-so, my genius would be recognized and I’d churn out award-winning work. But you don’t have to work at so-and-so. Here are some workarounds to getting your best ideas realized right where you are.<p>What can I say? I needed the money. My kids were small, …

James Bond

Classic Lasagne alla Bolognese

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A classic dish from Emilia-Romagna that's a classic of the Christmas table.</i><p><i>Lasagne</i> hardly needs an introduction. Famous the world over, it is a …

KQED

<i>All Photos:</i> <i>Wendy Goodfriend</i><p>I first had a soup very similar to this on a blustery New Year’s Eve at a cozy little gastropub in the Bermondsey district …

Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A Chinese restaurant classic strips off its winter coat, and you get the post-holiday soup you've been waiting for.</i><p>Hot and sour is what we hanker for when we're …

Ask Mike: Inflating Tubes, Hauling Groceries, and Multitools

Our resident wrench answers your repair questions<p><b>Why does my chain skip when I'm pedaling, but work fine in my workstand?</b><br>It shifts normally in the stand because there’s no load on the drivetrain as there is when you’re riding the bike. The likely ­reason it’s skipping is because it has stretched …

The Strava Files

Everyone agrees that when Kim Flint crashed, he was chasing a record on Strava. What almost no one seems to fully comprehend is exactly who—or what—caused Flint’s death.<p>No matter what else you might say about Kim Flint, you can’t claim that he was stupid. Flint was an electrical engineer at Nvidia, …

Cycling

Pork Chops with Rosemary

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Serves 4</b><p>1 1/2 pounds seedless black grapes on the vine<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<br>• 4 sprigs …

2014 Women’s Gear Preview

Our favorite women’s apparel and gear from Interbike 2013<i>.—Leah Flickinger</i>

Spicy Vegan Eggplant Pasta

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A weeknight pasta dish that shows off eggplant's versatile, satisfying side.</i><p>Certain vegetables go a little further than others in creating “meaty” texture in vegan …

Pan con Tomate

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, in partnership with</i> <i>Earthbound Farm</i><i>, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: A Spanish staple that's greater than the sum of</i> …

9 Ways to Start a Lunch Revolution

Have you heard? Lunch is in. (Don't feel bad if you didn't know; this is some pretty edgy stuff.)<p>But seriously, this is liberating news. It means no more spending $10, $15, sometimes $20 on mediocre Thai takeout. No more ordering extra pizza you don't want just to meet delivery minimums. No more …

5 Links to Read Before Packing a Lunch

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master a cooking technique. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: How to pack the best lunch ever.</i><p>Whether you had the last three months off (we’re looking at you, kids and teachers), or just took a too-short summer vacation, …

5 Must-Have Tools for a Killer Presentation

A presentation is one of the best ways to convey ideas, especially for visual learners and thinkers. While many of us grew up creating class …

Rao's Meatballs

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Just in time for Father's Day, ultra-tender meatballs with a surprising magic ingredient: water, and lots of it.</i><p>I don't care what your grandma says. Spaghetti …

Herb-Infused Clara con Limón

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: When life gives you lemons, mix them with beer. Sarah from The Yellow House serves an herb-infused Spanish spritzer that tastes like summertime.</i><p>If you travel to …