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How to Make a Provençal Vegetable Tian (a.k.a. That Dish From the Ratatouille Movie)

You know the final scene of the 2007 Disney movie <i>Ratatouille</i>, when the rat cooks up an amazingly inspired reinterpretation of a classic ratatouille, transforming the humble summer vegetable stew into a gorgeous layered construction that melts a bitter restaurant critic's heart? Wasn't it wonderful? …

Flavors

Would you eat ice cream from 300 years ago?

Kensington Palace has decided to reincarnate ice-cream recipes from the Georgian era. But can they possibly be better than modern ice-cream?<p>You’d think that three centuries of culinary advances would have improved our kitchen techniques, wouldn’t you? Turns out you might be wrong, according to …

All 78 Original “Star Trek” Episodes, Rendered As Minimalist Posters

Designer Mark Gonyea is back, and has distilled every episode of The Original Series into a single image.<p>Compared to today’s CGI-laden sci-fi shows, the original <i>Star Trek</i> was about as minimalist as it gets: the sets were cardboard, the aliens all rubber and grease paint, and the uniforms little …

Science Fiction

Download Bundle of 105 Infographics Design Templates online

Clean and fresh infographics with a vintage twist, great to display all manner of data in a clear concise format. <b>James O'Dwyer</b> <b>Digital Director …

Tools for developing terrific infographics

How can you create beautiful infographics without using Photoshop?<p>I'm not a Photoshop expert, so it takes me <i>days</i> to create a basic infographic. I'm a …

Stop Throwing Out the Best Part of the Watermelon

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The best part of the watermelon might be the skin. Discuss.</i><p>The stiff, white outer wall of the watermelon—for good reason—has always seemed like nature's cue to stop. "Back it up," …

The Four Seasons of Work-Life Balance

Almost immediately upon entering mainstream culture and conversation, the concept of work-life balance shifted out of balance. Thanks to technological advances, we've become connected 24/7, which has blurred the boundary between work and personal life. As work-life conflict has intensified, so has …

Work-life Balance

You Haven't Seen Pizza Like This Before

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian local</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: With two crusts and an onion filling, this focaccia-like "pizza" will broaden your understanding of Italy's most famous dish.</i><p>In Salento—the …

Teach her to make dan dan noodles, feed craving for a lifetime

Order the dan dan noodles, my husband urged. So I did. He's got good taste, and noodles almost always taste good. Besides, I didn't want to admit I'd never heard of dan dan.<p>The noodles, scattered with pork bits and sesame seeds, lolled in a mysterious red-brown sauce. I stabbed in my chopsticks, …

Here’s What Happens When Starchitects Hack Together A Kitchen From Ikea

The Danish company Reform asked BIG, Henning Larsen Architects, and Norm to design modified fronts and table tops for Ikea kitchen cabinets.<p>Reform is a new Danish furniture company with an intriguing business model: By taking Ikea flat-pack kitchen components and modding them into custom units, it …

Furniture
Windows 10

11 Essential Breakfast Sandwiches

The breakfast sandwich (egg of some kind, meat, and cheese, on toast, a sandwich roll, or an English muffin) is popular for one major reason: …

Sandwiches

Wallpapers and Wi-Fi calls galore: All the new treasures in iOS 9 beta 5

The brand-new beta of iOS 9 brings an entirely new set of wallpapers, some welcome improvements to Apple Music and more new treasures. These are some of the most exciting changes yet to Apple’s upcoming mobile operating system (the previous beta brought back Home Sharing and delivered lots of tiny …

A Menswear Guide to Waistcoats

Traditionally a waistcoat is the “part 3” of a 3-piece suit. It’s often referred to as a “vest”, although the menswear and tailoring communities …

Men's Fashion

The Hidden Truths About Introverts That Every Leader Should Know

The common belief about personality and leadership is that strong leaders are extroverts, that they can walk into any room and immediately attract a crowd; start spewing out platitudes about the latest ice-cream flavor and sports highlights and immediately spark new friendships—and sweet tooths (I …

Personality

How a Young Couple Transformed an Empty Suburban Lot Into a Fantastical Food Oasis

If you head west out of Denver along the six lanes of Alameda Avenue, after passing about 15 fast-food joints, nine auto repair shops, seven …

The Original, Real-Life Dystopian Cityscape of Kowloon Walled City, and the Artwork It Inspired

KWC residents who saw Blade Runner probably wondered, "How did they get permission to shoot in here?"<p>Kowloon Walled City was a crazy social …

Hong Kong

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Shoes<p>Fancy rich-guy designer slippers aren't just for fancy, rich, designer-wearing guys anymore.<p>By Matt Sebra1 day agoView More<p>Gift Ideas<p>All …

So This Explains Why American Beer Is So Dull

You can blame lunchtime drinkers, for starters.<p>American beer has never quite held a candle to beers from afar. Pabst Blue Ribbon tastes like pennies, and everyone knows "Natty Light" is basically liquid scrapple. But when and how did American beer get so ... bland? The answer, as <i>The Atlantic</i> …

Alcohol

This Ramen Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich Will Change Your Life - Great Ideas : People.com

We’re not going to lie — noodles for buns is one of our favorite wacky food trends of the new millennium.<p>While people have been obsessing over Keizo …

Craft distilleries: The next local liquor boom?

The surge of interest – and sales – in the craft beer industry is having a spillover effect. The explosion in craft distilleries is showing no signs …

Whiskey

Korean Gochujang Short Rib Sandwich

<b>Braised meat is served in a toasted baguette with a spicy Korean gochujang sauce, a fried egg, and tangy pickled onions.</b><br>By Trish Santoro<p>Gochujang. …

Onions

Men's Dotted Silk Bow Tie

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Niçoise Salad Sandwiches | Williams-Sonoma Taste

This sandwich, popular street food in southern France, is basically a salade Niçoise on a bun. Look for pickled green beans in the pickle section of your grocery store. If you can’t find them, substitute pickled asparagus, beets or your favorite pickled vegetables.<p><b>Niçoise Salad Sandwiches</b><p>1 large …

Lemon Juice

Maple and Mustard Potato Salad with Soft Boiled Eggs

<b>This tangy potato salad does without the usual creamy mustard base and work with a maple dressing and slightly soft egg yolks for a gourmet summer</b> …

Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes For Busy Mornings

Easy to make, grab-and-go breakfast foods so you can sleep in and still eat.<p><b>English Muffins</b><p><b>Pizza-Dough Cinnamon Rolls</b><p><b>Easy Coconut Granola</b><p><b>Kale Quiche With A Cheddar-Rice Crust</b><p><b>Sausage, Egg & Avocado Breakfast Salad</b><p><b>Blueberry-Ginger Smoothie</b><p><b>Quinoa Breakfast Bake</b><p><b>Lemon & Chia Seed Muffins</b><p><b>Toaster</b> …

Breakfast

Ground beef is for gringos. The ultimate burrito houses Mexican chorizo and Oaxacan cheese, a mozzarella-like cheese that pulls into gooey strands when heated just so. Raid your local Mexican bodega for these ingredients, then build a better burrito. #burrito #mexican #mexicanfood

10 hidden tricks that could completely change the way you use your iPhone

If Apple included a paper user manual with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that included explanations of each and every feature, it would be the size …