Joe Laich

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How to Harvest and Save Tomato Seeds

With the waning of the blistering summer heat comes the end of the life cycle for many of the summer crops planted in the garden and produce …

How to Have the Healthiest Day of Your Life

Photo: Courtesy ELLE<p>Follow this hour-by-hour playbook to stay energized, organized, and focused all day, everyday.<p><b>6 a.m. Sleep a little longer</b>"Getting enough quality shut-eye affects not only your metabolism but also the quality of your day," says registered dietitian Laura Cipullo, author of</i> …

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Seafood Pasta Recipes

In all its various shapes, sizes, and textures, pasta provides the perfect backdrop for your favorite combinations of seafood, sauces, and seasonings. Find great ideas for salads, casseroles, Italian-accented bowls big enough for a family -- even pad thai -- in our collection of 32 fish and …

The Bulletproof Diet: simplistic, invalid and unscientific

Dave Asprey's elevator pitch sounds convincing: he was a computer hacker-turned-twentysomething dot com multimillionaire who had everything. But he weighed 21 stone and doctors warned he ran a real risk of dying of a stroke or heart attack.<p>He tried various diets — everything from low-calorie to …

Anna Pavord: 'My obsession with plants'

On the eve of a new book, Bulbs, 'tulip lady' Anna Pavord gives a tour of her very private Dorset garden<p>Just when it seems as though the winding tree tunnel will never end and the ferns’ tongues will swallow us up, there’s a burst of light and Anna Pavord’s stone cottage comes into view. It’s …

Lime n' the Coconut Mini Cheesecakes Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> We were going to a friend's house one night and wanted to bring dessert. I was craving cheesecake, but was pinched for time and limited in ingredients(How do I make cheesecake without graham crackers?!!!). So, I scavenged the pantry and chucked some stuff in the 'ol food processor and …

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6 Awesome Zen Stories That Will Teach You Important Life Lessons

5 Ways to Use a Spent Vanilla Bean Pod

<i>Today, Guest Editor Dorie Greenspan is sharing</i> <i>five ways to capture every last drop of flavor from vanilla bean pods.</i><p>Vanilla is earthy. It's ethereal. It's exotic. It's indispensable in some recipes and, when added to others on a whim, seems essential. And it's <b>expensive</b>. At least the good stuff is, …

When Freezers Attack: How to Wrap, Store, Organize, and Thaw Your Frozen Goods

An efficient kitchen is about more than the oven and countertops—are you making any of these common freezer maintenance mistakes?<p>Most of us organize our freezers with the best of intentions: "<i>This time</i>," we think, "<i>I'm going to keep it clean, well-maintained, labeled, and up-to-date</i>."<p>Then life …

New Petition Calls on Ben & Jerry's to Make Vegan Ice Cream

A couple is calling for <b>Ben & Jerry's</b> to make vegan ice cream. According to the Change.org petition, Jenny Foy and Doug Reed are surprised that a "company as ethical" as Ben & Jerry's does not make a dairy-alternative ice cream. The couple adds that they believe that if Ben & Jerry's offered a …

Fernet and Coke is the New Rum and Coke

After traveling to Buenos Aires to research dishes for his new Washington, DC restaurant, Rural Society, chef Jose Garces found a few new favorite …

Basics #1: 3 Essential Ways to Navigate Like a Pro

Inside Flipboard / August 12, 2014<p>In the spirit of the approaching back-to-school season, we thought it might be a good time to educate on Flipboard, …

Healthy Dinner Ideas for Summer and Beyond

Eating well definitely doesn't mean sacrificing flavor—here are our favorite healthy dinner ideas.<p><b>We're all for eating a little lighter, healthier, and cleaner.</b> But eating well doesn't have to mean eating the same thing five nights a week. It's way more fun to eat a variety of creative, interesting …

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The Next 20 Years Are Going To Make The Last 20 Look Like We Accomplished Nothing In Tech

Futurist Ray Kurzweil, for example, believes that by 2040 artificial intelligence will be so good that humans will be fully immersed in virtual reality and that something called the Singularity, when technology becomes so advanced that it changes the human race irreversibly, will occur.<p>Kevin Kelly, …

Dropbox Pro Gives Subscribers 1TB of Storage as Cloud Wars Heat Up

The cloud wars just got even more serious. Dropbox on Wednesday announced big changes to its Dropbox Pro offering, including more storage space and …

The Secrets Behind Amazing Restaurant Service

Michael Muser, general manager at Chicago’s Grace, explains the dossier-compiling and Facebook-stalking behind exceptional service.<p><i>Michael Muser,</i> …

Parmigiana Bianca (White Eggplant Parmesan)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A tomato-less version of southern Italy's famous Eggplant Parmigiana.</i><p>Eggplant Parmigiana is perhaps one of Italy's best-known exports -- and …

65 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season

From pastas to salads to salsas, make these 65 tomato recipes all summer long.<p><b>It's tomato season!</b> Make the most of this ephemeral fruit with these summery recipes.

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The Sandwich Recipes To End All Other Sandwich Recipes

If you're one of those people who thinks that you don't need a recipe to make a sandwich, we've got news for you: YOU DO. Or you need the inspiration, at least. Sure, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich might not require much instruction (though, if you're of this belief, there's a good chance …

How to Mellow Garlic and Onions

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Chill out. And get your alliums to do the same.</i><p>As much as we value alliums as a base for all we do, their bite is easy to resent and difficult to …

6 Light-Yet-Satisfying Summer Soups

<b>1. Creamy Zucchini, Walnut and Dill Soup</b><p>This silky puréed soup is surprisingly healthy -- there's no heavy cream or dairy in it, just a handful of toasted walnuts to thicken it up. Serve it warm or cold, depending on the weather and your mood. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chilled Roasted Red Pepper Soup</b><p>This …

Papayas and 9 Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Should a waiter offer us a choice of fruit, we always decide to eat more payaya. Get to know this versatile tropical fruit, and we bet you will too.</i><p>Fun game for your next picnic: …

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3 Things to Pick Up at the Market This Weekend

<i>Here at Food52, we like to talk about what we’re buying at the market: what’s new, what’s exciting, the market's best finds. This is our water cooler talk. And now, we want you to join in.</i><p>A trip to our local farmers market is a weekly highlight for the Food52 editors. It's the perfect blend of old …

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Inside Flipboard / May 19, 2014<p>After Ariane and Michael Batterberry got married in 1968, they set out to create a culinary magazine that felt more …

The Week in Review: The Evolution of Marriage Equality

Inside Flipboard / June 27, 2014<p>Though it’s been a year since the Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), both …

What I’m Reading: The Splendid Table

<i>It’s hardly an exaggeration to say that Americans are obsessed with food. But it’s a recent phenomenon. Where older generations didn’t deviate far</i> …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …