Julie

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Polish Cabbage, Potato, and Bacon Casserole Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients3 medium russet potatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubesKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper3 slices (about 4 ounces) thick-cut bacon, diced1 small but heavy head green cabbage (about 2 pounds), quartered, cored, and sliced into …

Steam-Roasted Carrots with Cumin

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: The sexiest carrots you'll ever make, and a new method for all of your carrots henceforth.</i><p>Carrots and I, we were <i>long-term</i> -- we'd moved in, settled down. Slowly at …

Angel Food Layer Cake with Coconut Whipped Cream and Grapefruit Syrup

<b>grapefruit syrup</b><br>Combine the juice and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat and whisk constantly so the sugar dissolves. Continue to simmer the juice …

Crispy Kung Pao Tofu Recipe

Hot, tingly, and packed with chunks of crispy tofu, peanuts, and celery, this is a meat-free version of the classic Sichuan dish.<p><b>Note:</b> To dry tofu, line a rimmed baking sheet with paper towels. Place tofu slices on top in a single layer. Cover with another layer of paper towels and press gently to …

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead

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Secrets for Perfect Pie, a class from Sherry Yard and Evan Kleiman

A perfect pie is something that just about every baker wants to be able to put together. Pie is a great dish with an unbeatable combination of flaky …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

5 Great Personal Training Apps To Help You Get Fit Without A Coach

Dilemma: Hiring a personal trainer is pricey, but without any guidance, stepping into a weight room or sparking up a new fitness routine can be intimidating and confusing.<p>But that's no excuse! With the ongoing surge in health and fitness apps -- 19 percent of smartphone owners use one! -- you can …

Seductive Interaction Design: Creating Playful, Fun, and Effective User Experiences

The book suggestion of this week is about interaction design, the book is titled Seductive Interaction Design: Creating Playful, Fun, and Effective …

The 14 Best Kettlebell Exercises For A Total-Body Transformation

These will get you strong AF.<p>If you've eyed a cast-iron kettlebell at your gym and couldn't imagine a use for it beyond doorstop, keep reading.<p>First things first: The kettlebell is that ball-shaped weight with a U-shaped handle. “That design means the center of gravity isn’t in the middle of the …

Workouts

10 Essential Tips for Running and Racing in the Summer Heat

The warm weather is a great time to kick your running into high gear. But it can also be a challenge when the weather gets hot and humid. Although it …

Foundations no.7 - Rough Puff Pastry

Perhaps I'm odd, but I find rolling out puff pastry relaxing. There's something quietly satisfying about rolling back and forth, shaping, dusting, …

Art School Rejects

Ever wonder what happened to all the people who submitted their drawings of Tippy the Turtle and were <i>rejected</i> by the famous artist school?<p>"Eye. Hat. …

City Silhouettes Project by Jasper James

We've seen here at Abduzeedo some fantastic double-exposure photography, and it's great to know that some photographers appreciate the idea enough to …

3 Of The Most Inspiring Graduation Speeches Ever

Yes, commencement speeches are often little more than platitudes. But as David Foster Wallace, Jeff Bezos, and Arianna Huffington show us, some platitudes can save your life.<p>After the cherry blossoms have fallen from their branches in rising temperatures of the late springtime, we are every year …

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How Google Is Remaking Art History

A critic and historian wonders about the unintended consequences of viewing art at an ultra-high-resolution.<p>When Bruegel painted more than 500 years ago, could he have imagined that one day, a dozen generations down the road, his paintings would be viewed on a practically microscopic scale? Such is …

Creative Approach to Using Web Icons and Graphic Symbols in Web Design

There is no doubt, graphic symbols and web icons have more advantages over textual links. When used alone, without words, they can greatly save the …

UI Design

Tim Cook Apologizes for China Customer Service

By<p>Paul Mozur<p>Paul Mozur<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@paulmozur<p>Paul.Mozur@dowjones.com<p>BEIJING— Apple Inc. AAPL -0.91% issued an apology letter signed by Chief Executive Tim Cook that vowed to revamp aspects of its customer-service policies in China after more than two weeks of pointed attacks by …

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SEO - 5 Vital Content Marketing Traits For Crafting Meaningful Content

It’s no secret that content marketing has become a vital part of SEO. In fact, your website won’t rank well in Google or truly resonate with people …

The Next 2 iPhones Were Developed Under Steve Jobs

Apple has already designed the next two versions of its iconic iPhone, with both phones well underway before CEO Tim Cook took the helm of the …

Why Facebook Home Is Potentially Brilliant

Let’s say we build a phone, theoretically. We’re not! But if we did, we could get maybe 10 million people to use it. 20 million. That doesn’t move the needle for us.–Mark Zuckerberg, Disrupt SF 2012<p>With today’s leaks, it’s looking like Zuck was being almost completely honest.<p><i>Facebook</i> isn’t building …

Should mortgage shoppers choose the 1 or 5-year fixed rate?

Mortgage rate predictions are as often wrong as they are right. Yet, many mortgage shoppers believe that these forecasts give them an edge.<p>Unfortunately, rate expectations sometimes prevent people from picking the lowest-cost mortgage. For instance, those who believe rates can only rise could …