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The (Genius) Secrets to Jasper White’s World-Famous Lobster Rolls

<i>Every week in Genius Recipes—often with your help—Food52 Creative Director and lifelong Genius-hunter Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that will change the way you cook.</i><p>A little bird once told me that Jasper White’s lobster rolls are genius. I should have pinned that bird to a wall until it …

New England

48 Life-Changing Products On Amazon That Work So Well Reviewers Say They Deserve 6 Stars

I love reading searingly honest product reviews. I know that sounds odd, but there's something gratifying when someone just tells it like it is, …

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Apps

6 of the Most Luxurious Ryokans in Japan

If you feel like you need to disconnect and recalibrate—and have a few days to do it—then look into booking a couple of nights at a Japanese <i>ryokan</i>. These traditional inns date back to the 8th century A.D., and many of the earliest ones were located along the Tokaido route, which connected …

This Fall-Off-the-Bone Chicken Recipe Is Better Than Any Rotisserie Bird

By Adam Rapoport<p>Bonus: You can run errands while it cooks.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the slow roasted chicken recipe that editor in chief Adam Rapoport just couldn't live without.</i><p>A simple roast chicken …

Everything you wanted to know about bitcoin but were afraid to ask

The value of cryptocurrencies is rising fast. But is it sustainable? And how does it work, anyway? These questions, and many more, answered…<p>The money has become too much to ignore and so bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are back in the news. You may have heard about Ethereum, a cryptocurrency that has …

Cryptocurrency

This Is the Weirdest-Best Way to Cook Short Ribs

By Carla Lalli Music<p>Tired of the same old braise? This slow-roasted short ribs recipe is for you.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the slow-roasted short ribs recipe that food director Carla Lalli Music just</i> …

Solving the riddle of getting into Oxford | Alex Preston

It’s hard to cheat the university’s interview process, which seeks to spot independent thought<p>Just as pictures emerged of Malala Yousafzai attending her first lecture at Oxford last week, the university released its annual sample of interview questions, always a titillating glimpse into the …

Education

Want to Raise Successful Kids? MIT Scientists Say Let Them Watch You Do This (But Most Parents Are Afraid To)

Science says children as young as 15 months old can learn to become more resilient--but only if you're willing to show them this.<p>Imagine you're a parent. You want the best for your children--and you're convinced, based on science, that it's very important for them to learn grit and tenacity.<p>So, you …

Self-improvement

Salmon Teriyaki

January 2016<p>4 servings<p>Stuck in a salmon rut? We got you. You'll never believe how easy it is to make your own sweet-salty teriyaki sauce at home, and there's no better application for it than this beyond-simple weeknight favorite.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup sake<p>¼ cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>¼ cup …

18 photos reveal the extreme ways kids get to school around the world

But in other parts of the world, the trek to school looks much different.<p>Some kids in the Philippines step through knee-deep rocky waters to get to class, while students in Japan pass Geiger counters tracking local radiation levels.<p>Here's what early-morning commutes to school look like around the …

Lego Boost Review: The Best Robot Kit for Kids

Toys that teach kids to code are as hot in 2017 as Cabbage Patch Kids were in 1983, and for good reason. For today's generation of children, learning …

Lego

Earth's sixth mass extinction event under way, scientists warn

Researchers talk of ‘biological annihilation’ as study reveals billions of populations of animals have been lost in recent decades<p>A “biological annihilation” of wildlife in recent decades means a sixth mass extinction in Earth’s history is under way and is more severe than previously feared, …

Biodiversity

The Best Bitcoin and Ethereum Explainers

Bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency dominated by white men, seemed on the verge of disappearing after every scandal, crash, or hack. But …

Cryptocurrency

12 best restaurants in Lima, Peru

<b>(CNN) —</b> Paris perhaps? Or maybe New York, Rome or Tokyo?<p>Naming the world's greatest gourmet city is the kind of confoundingly simple challenge that foodies could spend all night fighting over.<p>Yet now there is a new candidate for the title, one that until recently few associated with haute cuisine …

The Dry-Age Shortcut: How to Fake 45 Days in 48 Hours

Meet koji, the miracle grain that's going to change your steak game forever.<p>You could shell out $75 for a 45-day dry-aged rib eye, and then even more for the bottle of red that goes with it. Or you could—stay with me—make it for yourself, at home. Look, dry-aged meat is amazing and certainly worth …

BBQ

Try this renowned steakhouse marinade recipe for the ultimate steak

Most steak gurus will tell you that a dry rub is best. But when you are feeling bold, try this marinade recipe from Quality Meats Steakhouse of NYC. It is the perfect tangy mixture that explodes with flavor.<p>The Quality Meats steak marinade works best with bavette, skirt, flank and flatiron steaks. …

How to Grill Octopus

Octopus is having a moment. The staple of Spanish cafes and Greek tavernas is the protein du jour on white-hot menus nationwide, or, as the website …

Recipes

Animal Moms Have It Tough! 8 Extreme Creature Births

1 of 10<p>Extreme births<p>Giving birth to the next generation can be an extreme event for mothers (and, if you're a sea horse, fathers) in the animal …

How to escape the online spies

Whether you’re tweeting, shopping or just browsing, internet companies are monitoring you. Here’s how to evade the snoopers<p>Nobody likes being spied on. When you’re innocently browsing the web, it’s deeply unpleasant to think that faceless technology corporations are monitoring and recording your …

Privacy

Andy Ward & Jenny Rosenstrach's Pork Shoulder Ragu Recipe on Food52

Marcella Hazan's Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> The most famous tomato sauce on the internet, from Marcella Hazan's <b>Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking</b>. Editor's note: Marcella called for 2 cups of tomatoes when using canned, but feel free to use a whole 28-ounce can (closer to 3 cups), if you like. You can scale up the butter and …

Nigel Slater's Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A bolognese that works around your schedule—and might even be better than Nonna's, thanks to a secret ingredient or four. Adapted slightly from <b>The Kitchen Diaries</b> (Gotham Books, 2006). —Genius Recipes<p><b>Serves: 4</b><p><b>For the bolognese</b><p>4 tablespoons butter<br>• 3 ounces cubed pancetta<br>• 1 medium onion<br>• 2 …

Slow Cooker French Toast Is the Laid Back Way to Feed Your Friends a Fancy Brunch

Just as wide leg pants and hair parted down the middle have made a comeback in the last few years, so has another 1970s gem: the slow cooker. In the …

Breakfast

Nigel Slater’s meatballs recipes

Everyone loves aromatic meatballs, but there’s a trick to cooking them without the blighters falling apart on the plate<p>There is much happiness to be had from a plate of meatballs, a long-simmered sauce and a mound of fluffy mash. We need to rest homemade meatballs in the fridge before we attempt to …

Recipes

These Cookies Have a Cult Following—But You Can Make Them at Home

With so many bakeries and dessert shops across the country, it’s a big deal when one cookie stands out as “the best.” But that’s exactly what the …

Dessert

Spaghetti Aglio E Olio

Now Playing<p>Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48<p>A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.<p>Now Playing<p>Ice Cream in a Bag …

Ice Cream

Our Best Recipes From Thomas Keller

Mac and cheese, coconut cake, and some of the tastiest cookies we've ever eaten<p>Thomas Keller, renowned chef and restaurateur, has the recipes you …

Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cookies

1K<p>1K<p>I often get asked when I put pictures of things that I’m baking on social media, “Where can I find that recipe?” or less-delicately,</i> …