James Podchernikoff

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Falafel

Servings: 16-20 falafel<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes, plus at least 1 hour to quick-soak the chickpeas<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups dried chickpeas, rinsed and picked …

Food

How Cold Brew Changed the Coffee Business

Summer officially starts this year on June 21, but that’s only the solstice, the day when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky. Down on street level, summer really begins on the first humid, sun-streaked day, when even the thought of sipping a hot cup of coffee is too much to bear. It’s …

Coffee

2 white women opened a Portland burrito pop-up. It closed after cultural appropriation accusations.

A Portland, Ore. burrito shop shuttered a week after being featured in an article, amid accusations of cultural appropriation.<p>Kali Wilgus and Liz "LC" Connelly took an impromptu road trip to Puerto Nuevo, Mexico last December and became smitten with the tortillas.<p>"They are handmade flour tortillas …

The Best Potato Salad Recipes, In Case You're Sick Of Your Old One

You know you've been eating the same one for YEARS.<p>No backyard barbecue is complete without potato salad ― this classic dish has a permanent place on our summertime menu. When potato salad is made right, it’s something pretty special. Its place alongside grilled chicken or burgers balances out the …

Cooking

50 Grilling Recipes That'll Cover All Of Your Summertime Needs

Fire up those grills!<p>Grilling season is here again, and that means one thing: all of your meals are about to get a whole lot tastier. There’s something about a little char with your veggies and a smoky flavor to your meat that makes dinnertime so much more satisfying ― especially when that meal is …

Cooking

These Are The Best Cuts Of Steak To Grill

If you're gonna spend your money, make sure it's on the right cut.<p>You can’t just buy a hunk of meat, throw it on the grill and expect to eat a tasty feast. It <i>could</i> happen if luck is on your side, but if you buy the wrong cut of meat chances are you’ll end up with a tough, chewy meal that will feel …

Cooking

The Best Homemade Ramen Soup Recipes

Chicken noodle soup has got nothing on these ramen recipes.<p>Traditional Japanese ramen ― the broth-y noodle soup loaded with umami flavors and often times topped with a soft boiled egg ― can take a long time to perfect. Ramen masters spend years honing their craft. But most of us living stateside …

Cooking

From Almond Biscotti to "Crack" Nuts: 16 Easy Recipes for Nut Lovers

Nuts are a great way to add flavor, protein and crunch to your cooking. From salads to sweets, these recipes make the very most of nuts.<p>1. Almond Biscotti<p>Hands-down, my favorite biscotti recipe. Adapted from Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, they are everything good biscotti should be: buttery, lightly …

Corned Beef Recipes To Make For St. Patrick's Day

No more store-bought!<p>First, let’s just set the record straight: corned beef does not involve corn. Corned beef is just a cured piece of brisket that has been salt-brined. The reason corn is part of the name is because the old British word for grain was corn (i.e. a corn of salt).<p>Next, you should …

Cooking

Every Chicken Soup Recipe You Could Possibly Need

Feed your soul.<p>Here’s the thing with chicken soup: we don’t eat enough of it. There are so many soups out there, it’s easy to forgot about the standard chicken. That’s a mistake, because chicken soup is a really satisfying meal during the frigid months of winter, and it’s also proven to help ward …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

One of the very first “adult” dinner parties I had at the apartment I shared with my boy toy/now husband was a St. Patrick’s Day party with my …

Cooking

5 Important Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaire Oprah Winfrey

Oprah isn't just a T.V. personality -- she's a businesswoman who grew her brand and worth over decades.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no doubt that Oprah Winfrey is one of the most inspirational figures in business, and, while not everyone can have Oprah's …

Top 10 Tea Franchise Opportunities (Video) - Small Business Trends

While tea, a drink made by soaking leaves in hot water, seems like a straightforward product, the history of the beverage reaches back thousands of …

5 Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Starbucks and Philz Coffee

These two coffee brands found success by emphasizing customer experience and creating a genuine message.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It wakes us up in the morning. Brings friends together. It's even become its own subculture and a billion-dollar business.<p>I’m talking …

3 Strategies to Nail Before You Launch Your Social-Media Campaign

Planning and metrics are key to any successful marketing effort, yet many entrepreneurs rush into the social conversation with little idea of what they hope to accomplish.<p>When I talk to small-business owners, they often tell me they're “doing” social-media marketing. I’m always glad to hear this, …

Here's The 'Controversial' Super Bowl Ad That Crashed 84 Lumber's Website

Watch the full commercial here.<p>“The service is unavailable.”<p>Those were the words you’d find if you tried going to Journey84.com following 84 Lumber’s “controversial” Super Bowl ad on Sunday.<p>The ad featured a Spanish-speaking mother and daughter apparently traveling from Mexico to the United States. …

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Branding: The Secret Sauce for Driving Demand and Controlling Price

In my last post, I talked about <i>Corporate Image</i> and how it forms the foundation of your brand. In this one, I add <i>Positioning,</i> which drives demand for each of your products and gives you control over the price you can charge. Because it gives you control over <i>Price,</i> it also gives you greater control …

Bye-Bye Bland: 6 Recipes With A Chipotle Kick

Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce are dried, smoked jalapeños in a tangy, slightly sweet tomato sauce. There are endless ways to enjoy them -- from Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas to Mashed Chipotle Cheddar Sweet Potatoes.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>Crisp flour tortillas filled with gooey melted …

11 Classic Comfort Foods With A Twist

What beats your favorite comfort food on a cold day? How about a new and improved version of it? From Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto to BBQ Turkey Meatloaf, these cozy, creative recipes will keep you warm all winter long.<p><b>1. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto</b><p>…

20 Things Your Business Still Doesn't Get About Hyperlocal Marketing - Small Business Trends

Surefire Social is rebranding and becoming Surefire Local, a marketing technology platform with a strong focus on hyperlocal marketing. In addition, …

A Rare Look at the Tunnels Under San Francisco

<i>By Sierra Hartman</i><p>In the early ’90s, my friends and I used to tape flashlights to the handlebars of our bikes and go riding around in underground …

The sexiest movies that somehow passed Netflix’s porn censors

Does Netflix have porn? Well, technically no. You won’t the type of porn on Netflix that you’d see on Pornhub or Brazzers. But there’s plenty of …

Onion Dip

Saveur Magazine | Saveur: The New Classics | Weldon Owen, 2014“To me, caramelizing onions is one of the most pleasurable acts of cooking,” explains …

Onions

Vanilla: The Basic Info You Need

When I was little, I remember being entranced by the seductive aroma of the brown liquid that my mother would add to her pound cake batter. Many years later, I am still transported by the sweet richness of a sliced vanilla bean when I do my own baking.<p>But back then, I had no idea of the complexity …

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How To Hack A Sous Vide Steak In Your Dishwasher

It might just be the yummiest meat of your life.<p>Smart, experimental chefs already know they can use their dishwashers to cook a wide range of entrees, from salmon with couscous to Thanksgiving turkey. And it turns out this kitchen appliance makes perfect steak, too.<p>The above video from Cook With …

Kitchens

Watch Wes Anderson's Christmas-Inspired Short Film 'Come Together'

Director Wes Anderson reunites with his <i>The Darjeeling Limited</i> actor Adrien Brody – as well as that film's train motif – for an uplifting, …

Winter Fashion

Overnight cinnamon buns with cream cheese frosting

If you're in a hurry, you can skip the overnight chilling step. This just brings out a yeastier flavour in the bun which I prefer. Instead, just proof the raw buns in a warm place for two hours and then bake.<p><b>MAKES</b><p>8 large buns<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>3/4 cup (150g) warm water<br>• 2 1/4 tsp (8g) active dry yeast<br>• 1/2 cup …

Baking

Gardening: 14 of the best (and worst) investments for a gorgeous garden

There are plenty of guides that list off the items you should incorporate into your garden from an aesthetic or sensory point of view, but this idea …

Landscaping