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How to make a million dollars on Etsy — buy from Alibaba and run your store like eBay

Online marketplace Etsy is known as a place to buy home-made items, clothing, artworks, and jewelry created by individuals or produced in limited runs by small businesses. But not everyone using the site ascribes to this folksy philosophy. Others, such as Alicia Shaffer, are using Etsy like eBay, …

10 virtually indestructible cases to protect your iPhone 6 Plus

Whether you're worried about your iPhone 6 Plus bending, its glossy 5.5-inch screen getting scratched, or you just know you're a total klutz, we have …

Mobile Technology

Best apps with Notification Center widgets for iOS 8: All the things at a glance!

iOS 8 brought with it the introduction of Notification Center widgets for both iPhone and iPad. That means you can get sports scores, delivery …

Apps

The 15 Best Features of iOS 8

On the surface, Apple's new mobile operating system iOS 8 looks strikingly similar to iOS 7, but beneath the surface, it's brimming with new features …

Three Ways To Protect Yourself From Hackers

Another day, another data breach. At least that’s what it feels like after the data firm Hold Security made public its discovery that a gang of Russian hackers has made off with a cache of 1.2 billion user name/password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses. As reported by the New …

17 of the Best iOS Apps From March

On the hunt for some of the better new apps to arrive for iOS over the past month? Your search is over. Here’s 17 of the best to hit the App Store in March.<p>WeTransfer<p>WeTransfer, the service for sending large files across the Web, launched its first iOS app this month, as it looks to expedite the …

The best iPhone apps for the serious photographer

If you are a serious photographer and love to use your iPhone to take photos, then check out our list of the best iPhone apps for serious …

Kitchen Basics: How to Make Infused Olive Oils

From our round up of olive oil desserts to our own one pot olive oil and peach dump cake we have olive oil on the brain this past week. With that in mind we’re taking it back to basics today with a tutorial on how to create delicious infused olive oils that are perfect for gifts, or just to keep in …

Recipes

The Science of Memory (and 4 Uncommon Ways to Enhance It)

<i>This post originally appeared on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I have a pretty bad memory, it seems. I know people say that all the time, but here’s why I think it actually applies to me:<p>In pretty much all of my childhood memories, I’m around 10 years old, as if nothing ever happened before that.<br>• My poor …

iPad Tips: iOS 7 Gesture Guide

Let’s be honest, sometimes it can look a bit weird to the uninitiated outsider when they see you magically waving your fingers in different ways all over your shiny iPad (things look even weirder if you start talking to it via Siri too). However, from a user’s point of view, gestures on the iPad …

What To Do When you Forget the Answers to Your Apple ID Security Questions

What do you do if you’ve forgotten the answers to your Apple ID security questions? You know – the ones you set a long while ago and forgot all about and then get prompted to answer every once in a while when trying to install a new app.<p>Or better yet, what do you do when you’ve forgotten the …

Best iPad accessories

<b>Editors' note:</b> <i>Updated December 16, 2013, with three new accessories.</i><p>The iPad, while being astonishingly versatile, can't do everything. That's where peripherals come in. Maybe you want to connect a camera, stream audio or video to a TV or stereo, or write with a real keyboard. Or maybe you're just …

IPad Air

Yotam Ottolenghi: 10 best fish and seafood dishes

White peppercorn squid with mint tabbouleh<p>“Chefs don't use white pepper just to avoid spoiling the whiteness of pommes purée or béchamel. It has a more peppery aroma, with sharpness and sweetness, too. The heat level varies, so use it to taste”<p>Fried oysters<p>“By far the most exhilarating time of my …

Yotam Ottolenghi: 10 of his best chicken and poultry dishes

Warm roast chicken and bread salad<p>"This was my attempt at recreating a dish I had at Zuni Cafe in San Francisco," says Ottolenghi. "I made it from memory, only to discover there are versions of it all over the internet. My version's still satisfying, so what the heck." Find the full recipe …

Yotam Ottolenghi: 10 great salads

Blood orange and anchovy salad<p>"Even at the end of winter it's possible to create tremendously fresh salads using herbs, citrus, vinegar and a few store cupboard staples," says Ottolenghi. "For those people who just can't stand anchovies (even the really good ones), capers make an adequate …

Roast Chicken With Saffron, Hazelnuts, and Honey From 'Ottolenghi'

This Moroccan-inspired roast chicken is one of the simplest in <b>Yotom Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi's</b> <i>Ottolenghi</i> cookbook, and it is also one of the most memorable. Process-wise, it is dead simple: marinate the chicken, stick it in the oven, glaze, and serve. The warm spices, honey, and rose water give …

Roast Chicken With Saffron, Hazelnuts, and Honey From 'Ottolenghi'

This Moroccan-inspired roast chicken is one of the simplest in <b>Yotom Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi's</b> <i>Ottolenghi</i> cookbook, and it is also one of the most memorable. Process-wise, it is dead simple: marinate the chicken, stick it in the oven, glaze, and serve. The warm spices, honey, and rose water give …

Couscous and Mograbiah With Oven-Dried Tomatoes From 'Ottolenghi'

<b>Yotam Ottolenghi</b> and <b>Sami Tamimi</b>'s cafe, <b>Ottolenghi</b>, serves a multitude of grain-based salads. Many are rice, barley, or couscous-based. This version in their recently <b>re-released cookbook</b>, however, stood out for its inclusion of <i>mograbiah</i>, a Middle Eastern semolina pasta much like Israeli couscous or …

Cook the Book: 'Ottolenghi'

It should come as little surprise that here at Serious Eats, we're big fans of <b>Yotam Ottolenghi</b> and <b>Sami Tamimi</b>. <i>Jerusalem</i> was one of our favorite cookbooks last year, and <i>Plenty</i> has made the rounds in our kitchen, as well. So when we found out that the pair was re-releasing their debut cookbook,</i> …

Couscous and Mograbiah With Oven-Dried Tomatoes From 'Ottolenghi'

<b>Yotam Ottolenghi</b> and <b>Sami Tamimi</b>'s cafe, <b>Ottolenghi</b>, serves a multitude of grain-based salads. Many are rice, barley, or couscous-based. This version in their recently <b>re-released cookbook</b>, however, stood out for its inclusion of <i>mograbiah</i>, a Middle Eastern semolina pasta much like Israeli couscous or …

Portobello Mushrooms With Pearled Barley and Preserved Lemon From 'Ottolenghi'

Portobello mushrooms are often disparaged as an easy, boring stand-in for meat when cooking vegetarian meals. Among the all of the bland mushroom "burgers," it's easy to forget one of the portobello's most useful characteristics—its stuffability. Take, for instance, the stuffed mushrooms from <b>Yotam</b> …

Labneh From 'Ottolenghi'

Use this labneh in <b>Yotam Ottolenghi</b> and <b>Sami Tamimi</b>'s Couscous and Mograbiah with Oven-Dried Tomatoes from their <i>Ottolenghi</i> cookbook. Or serve it as an addition to a cheese plate (or just for an afternoon snack).<p>Reprinted with permission from <i>Ottolenghi: The Cookbook</i> by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami …

Roast Chicken With Saffron, Hazelnuts, and Honey From 'Ottolenghi'

This Moroccan-inspired roast chicken is one of the simplest in <b>Yotom Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi's</b> <i>Ottolenghi</i> cookbook, and it is also one of the most memorable. Process-wise, it is dead simple: marinate the chicken, stick it in the oven, glaze, and serve. The warm spices, honey, and rose water give …

Seafood, Fennel, and Lime Salad from 'Ottolenghi'

Like stuffed mushrooms, seafood salad isn't a terribly common dish in the US these days. Sure, you'll see ceviche on every other "Latin-inspired" menu, but other than this raw preparation, chilled seafood lovers are often left salad-less. <b>Yotam Ottolenghi</b> and <b>Sami Tamimi</b>'s version in their cookbook,</i> …

Portobello Mushrooms With Pearled Barley and Preserved Lemon From 'Ottolenghi'

Portobello mushrooms are often disparaged as an easy, boring stand-in for meat when cooking vegetarian meals. Among the all of the bland mushroom "burgers," it's easy to forget one of the portobello's most useful characteristics—its stuffability. Take, for instance, the stuffed mushrooms from <b>Yotam</b> …

Seafood, Fennel, and Lime Salad from 'Ottolenghi'

Like stuffed mushrooms, seafood salad isn't a terribly common dish in the US these days. Sure, you'll see ceviche on every other "Latin-inspired" menu, but other than this raw preparation, chilled seafood lovers are often left salad-less. <b>Yotam Ottolenghi</b> and <b>Sami Tamimi</b>'s version in their cookbook,</i> …

Yotam Ottolenghi's recipes for aubergine kadaifi nest, plus goat's yoghurt-marinated lamb chops

Some breakfast cereals only come into their own as children's party treats: what are cornflakes and Coco Pops for, if not to clump together with melted chocolate and spoon into a cupcake holder? Other cereals, by contrast, are so grown-up and pious that I can hardly bear to think about them at all …

Yotam Ottolenghi's seaweed recipes

Some foods don't fare at all well in blind tastings. Anyone unfamiliar with the delights of Stinking Bishop cheese, Korean kimchi (fermented, pickled vegetables) or Swedish surströmming (fermented herring) may well think they've stumbled into a locker room full of old socks and other, er, …

Yotam Ottolenghi's arancini recipe, plus a cracking cauliflower soup

A quick shallow fry is a great way to transform leftovers, and no more so than in the case of risotto. Arancini, meaning "little oranges", are so-called after the shape and colour of the Sicilian rice balls made using saffron risotto.<p>It's no surprise that these crisp balls hold a place in Italians' …

Clove story: Yotam Ottolenghi's recipes for pork tenderloin with caramelised garlic, plus roasted figs with pomegranate molasses

I love my garlic press; in fact, it is probably my one true desert island gadget. But I'm happy to put it aside whenever the smell and sweet taste of slow-cooked garlic is called for.<p>Recipes for baked, roasted or braised garlic often come with a pre-emptive disclaimer that the quantity of garlic …