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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

When we first discovered melting potatoes, we weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety …

What to Cook This Weekend: A Pasta a Day

And maybe some meatballs, too<p>I recently returned from a trip to Italy (aka heaven), and when I touched back down in New York City, it was fall. Lucky …

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read

Take it from these CEOs, founders, and other high-achieving leaders.<p>Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain …

Perfect Puttanesca: The Italian Pasta Recipe You Need Right Now

The infamous theory behind the origins of pasta puttanesca ("pasta of the whores") is that the mid-20th century prostitutes of Naples used it to lure …

The 7 most incredible train trips to take in Europe

If you care more about the journey than the destination, take the scenic route on a luxe European train tour. Get sweeping views of the mountians and hills while you travel in style on these breathtaking train routes.

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How fiction ruined love | Financial Times

To fall in love feels like such a personal and spontaneous process, it is strange — and a bit insulting — to suggest that we’re only copying what the …

What you need to know about realistic photo compositing and image manipulation - a primer

Creating realistic photo composites or photo manipulation isn’t as hard as it looks. The steps you have to take to create a good composite are …

Sweet Onion–Marinated Skirt Steak

4 Servings<p>The white vinegar’s acidity curbs the onion’s bite and highlights its sweetness, resulting in the perfect marinade.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small sweet onion, coarsely grated<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for grill<p>1¼ …

Fettuccine ai Frutti di Mare

4 Servings<p>You can make the sauce the day before, then cook the pasta and seafood the next day to put it all together.<p>March 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 large onion, chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, crushed<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 oil-packed anchovy fillets, chopped<p>1 tablespoon …

Stir-Fried Ginger Shrimp

These are wonderfully messy shrimp that were meant to be eaten with fingers, chopsticks or forks. Since this stir fry is so good cold on a salad of …

Pureed Onions Are Every Cook's Secret Weapon

Our friends at ChefSteps, a food and technology company based in Seattle, are chock-full of cooking tips and tricks that are easy to employ in a home kitchen. Today, they share a dairy-free alternative to cream, to be used in sauces or soups, or in finishing dishes like risotto or paste.<p>Pureed …

Q: How do you grill chicken breast so it's crispy on the outside but juicy on the inside? A: Marinate skin-on breasts in olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic for at least 30 min. Then grill over high, breasts skin side down till the skin crisps. Flip and sear on the other side. THEN move the chicken to a less hot part of the grill, close the grill lid, and cook through till done. Then dig in, maybe even with charred fennel, like in this picture. #chicken #protein #recipes #lemonpepperchickensucks

A Story of Modern Heartbreak as Told by Computerized Error Messages

With <i>Human Error</i>, graphic designer Victoria Siemer, also known as Wichtoria, creates an intimate confessional of heartbreak in the era of social …

New Wonderfully Witty Animal Comics by Liz Climo

Step into the wonderfully wacky world of Liz Climo, where animals of all species enjoy witty jokes, adorable friendships, and everyday joys together. In her trademark style, the artist uses two panels and a minimalist, folksy style to deliver punchlines that are both clever and sweet. Her charming …

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Uber's business model under attack in California but drivers remain pessimistic

Shifera Sahilu thought Uber would be his passport to a better life in America. Instead, he said, the ride-sharing company almost ruined him.<p>The fast-growing tech company has built a global business promising new sources of revenue for “freelance” drivers like Sahilu. This week, in a major blow to …

Ocushield: A screen protector that protects your eyes more than the screen

It’s easy for us to get consumed in our smartphones, tablets and laptops, considering everything they can do. But the side effects are often overlooked. Eye strain, retinal dysfunction and fatigue can all be caused by using electrical devices too much and at the wrong times of day.<p>A recent study by …

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

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6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

Holistic Medicine

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Put Some Zing in Your Spring: 8 Spicy Chicken Dinners

Whether your spice of choice is cayenne, jalapeño or a squirt of Sriracha, these chicken dinners will bring the heat. You can easily adjust the heat to get the kick that you crave.<p><b>1. Grilled Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are …

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Counting Down America's 20 Most Charming Cities (PHOTOS)

To find the heart of New York City, you need the right shoes.<p>"I always seek out a city's charms on foot," says Rachel Rudwall, co-creator of the travel series <i>How 2 Travelers</i>. In the Big Apple, she says, walking gives her the thrill of "moving through a sea of people who are drastically different …

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Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Cruise along the Pacific Coast Highway<p>The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California …

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Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …

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How to Make Steak Tartare at Home

<i>Every Friday, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook helps us get to know our favorite cuts of meat a little bit better -- and introduces us to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: And here you thought tartare was only something to be ordered in</i> …

Fettuccine Recipes That Go Way Beyond Alfredo

When most Americans hear the word "fettuccine," they immediately think "Alfredo." While fettuccine Alfredo -- that simple, creamy, buttery pasta -- is one of the world's best comfort foods, it's not fettuccine's only trick. Fettuccine, which in Italian means "little ribbons," tastes great with many …

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5 Chef Riffs on Pasta Bolognese

The classic Italian dish pasta Bolognese comes with a stringent set of rules, but the chefs here aren’t afraid of breaking them.<p>Yes, this classic …

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

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