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How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

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16 Career-Defining Dishes From American Chefs

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How Readers Cooked Our Shoyu Ramen from September 2013

The difference between a bowl of instant noodles and a handcrafted labor of love is enormous—and nobody understands it better than these bloggers who undertook our multiday ramen project<p>You don't need us to tell you the difference between a bowl of instant noodles and a bowl of homemade ramen. We …

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Cookpad

Best place to share and find recipes made and shared by home cooks like you. Cookpad provides a unique social and safe environment for people to …

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41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

7 things not to do at a campground

I love to camp with my wife and two little boys, ages 3 and 5. I’d say that 75-80 percent of the campers we’ve encountered over the years have been good people who understand the need to be considerate while sleeping with fellow travelers in the great outdoors. But it only takes one dud to ruin …

Camp Caffeine: Lessons in Outdoor Brewing

Something about sitting atop an unexplored peak to watch the sunrise while enjoying your favorite coffee just feels right. Maybe it’s the …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

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8 New Whiskeys (and Whiskies) to Welcome Autumn (and Fall)

You've gotta take the good with the bad, a wise man (I think it was the Isley Brothers) once said. As a hater of autumn, they're words I try to live by during this time of year. I may despise football and earlier sunsets and bare trees and campaign commercials, but one hallmark of the season I can …

Breeders Behaving Badly

A diner writes in to <i>Inside Scoop SF</i> after being refused service at a local restaurant for having a <b>baby stroller</b> in tow. After being seated at a table with no stroller room, the anonymous tipster says they swapped tables with another party, at which point: "We sat down at our respective tables, and …

Texas Business Destroys Sexist Truck Decal After Backlash

Apparently, creating a decal of a woman tied up on a truck bed to generate buzz for your business isn't such a great idea after all.<p>A Texas sign company, Hornet Signs, created the life-like decal and put it on an employee's truck in an attempt to show how realistic its work can be and bring in new …

US pastor arrested before he could burn 2,998 Korans on anniversary of 9/11 attacks

US law enforcement officers have arrested a Florida pastor on his way to a park to set fire to nearly 3,000 Korans in protest over the 9/11 terrorist attacks.<p>Sheriff's deputies arrested Pastor Terry Jones, 61, and his associate pastor, Marvin Sapp Jr, 34, on felony charges as he drove a pickup …

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Pope Francis tells atheists to abide by their own consciences

As letters to the editor go, it was certainly out of the ordinary, stretching to more than 2,500 words and not one of them veering on the irate or indignant. But the missive received by Eugenio Scalfari, co-founder and former editor of the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, nonetheless made it into …

Apple's iPhone 5c announcement won't change anything

Apple had a chance to change the face of mobile again today. We currently have a landscape that splits the top-tier, high-priced desirable phones …

Asus to unveil new PadFone Infinity on September 17

The new smartphone/tablet will likely come with a faster processor, a microSD card slot, and a white color option, says Engadget.<p>Asus' new PadFone Infinity phone/tablet combo will take its bow on Tuesday, September 17, at a launch event in Taiwan.<p>Receiving an invitation to the event, the folks at …

Tablet shipments forecasted to outpace PCs by 2015

As a slew of new tablets were announced over the last few days, data shows that tablet shipments will soon surpass those of personal computers.<p>A report by research firm IDC predicts that for the first time more tablets will be shipped in the fourth quarter of 2013 than PC shipments; and, by 2015, …

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Watch Older Folks Get Freaked Out Over <em>Epic Meal Time</em

The people who brought you a group of endearing children who are more articulate on the subject of interracial families than many adults have …

Corn Week 2013 Recap: Recipes, Tips, Techniques, Mythbusting, and More!

Corn Week 2013 has come and gone, but we're still in the height of corn season, so let's keep those cobs a-turnin' and those kernels a-grillin' for just a little bit longer, shall we?<p>Here's all of the great grilled corn recipes, corn techniques posts, and more in one easy location.<p>Techniques, Tips, …

Too Many Cooks: All Corn, All the Time

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at Food52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>Corn is one of those vegetables that encapsulates the essence of summer in its very being. There are endless ways to eat it: raw, …

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What it takes to become one of L.A.'s 101 Best Restaurants

Los Angeles Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold recently compiled "Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants." He explains what it takes to make the cut.<p>…