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NASA Astronaut Gives UConn Commencement Speech From Space

Rick Mastracchio, an astronaut who attended the University of Connecticut's school of engineering, offered the program's graduating students a different perspective when he gave their commencement speech 260 miles overhead.<p>The 54-year-old astronaut, who is currently doing an eight-month stint at …

Space

Geronimo

• <b>Author:</b> Mike Leach & Buddy Levy<p>“In the hands of Mike Leach and Buddy Levy, the story of this brilliant Apache leader comes into sharp focus, both in their narrative of his life and in spirited commentaries on its meaning” (S.C. Gwynne, author of Pulitzer Prize finalist <i>Empire of the Summer …

Execution

• <b>Author:</b> Larry Bossidy and Others<p>The book that shows how to get the job done and deliver results . . . whether you’re running an entire company or in your first management job<p>Larry Bossidy is one of the world’s most acclaimed CEOs, a man with few peers who has a track record for delivering results. …

Sunday Supper: Beer-Braised Pot Roast With Mustard and Cherry Bomb Peppers

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>We're on the cusp of spring, even though it doesn't always feel like it. …

How to Master White Balance

TravelTraveler Magazine<p><b>Reader Question:</b> What is white balance and why is it important? Is there a downside to setting my camera to “auto”?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Before the rise of digital photography most magazine pictures were shot on color transparency film, more commonly known as slides. Slide film was …

Oh My Gods

• <b>Author:</b> Philip Freeman<p><b>From acclaimed writer and scholar Philip Freeman, a contemporary retelling of classic Greek and Roman mythology.</b><p>The Greek and Roman myths have never died out; in fact they are as relevant today as ever in their sharp observations about human nature. For thousands of years they …

Introduction to Home Canning and Preserving

Tis the season! We’re starting to get emails rolling in about canning and preserving, so I thought I’d share this post again with a little intro …

Crisp, Pillowy Beignets the Mister Donut Way

Growing up in Taiwan and Vancouver, I never really understood everyone's fascination with donuts. Then I moved to New York, and everything changed. I was ambushed with a newly found addiction to this godly creature they call Krispy Kreme, which at the time I believed to be the truest form of fried …

Recipes

Rainbow Beef in Lettuce Cups

This dish is great for a dinner party. Each guest puts a helping of each ingredient into a hollow lettuce leaf and eats it with their fingers. Serve …

Heirloom Tomato Tart

You guys, I’m in deep. I’m in the middle of some pretty serious Instagram stalking. I’ve gone down the rabbit hole.<p>I’ve followed a comment on my …

Philly Cheesesteaks

Before I begin this post, I’d like to state for the record that I’m not from Philly. I’m not even from Pennsylvania. I’m not even from the Northeast. …

Crunchy Fried Fish Tacos Recipe

<b>Note:</b> I like the neutral chili and garlic flavor of an Asian-style chili sauce in this recipe. If you prefer the more vinegary tang of an American-style hot sauce or the smokiness of canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, they can be substituted for the Asian chili sauce to taste. I like to use …

Email

It’s been a while since I’ve consistently lost weight. I’ve been hovering around the 70 lbs. lost mark for about 3 months now, and while it’s great …

Canning 101

<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: Virginia Willis, author of Southern Living Little Jars, Big Flavors, gives us a step-by-step guide to boiling-water canning.</i><p>Down South the age-old art …

Great Depression

Shallot Vinaigrette Recipe

A few weeks back, I tried to clean and organize a couple of the most chaotic areas in our house. It was the pantry first, and then the refrigerator …

Stir-Fried Minced Pork

The secret of this delicious, easy to prepare and inexpensive dish lies in the use of preserved vegetables, which are typical of northern Chinese …

Patty Melt

34<p>1<p>A while back, I posted a recipe for a Meatball Sandwich, something I had been craving like a lunatic and just had to get my hands around. Then, a …

Green Kitchen Stories' Vanilla Peaches with Pistachio Crumble

<i>This week, David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl from Green Kitchen Stories are</i> <i>serving as Guest Editors at Food52. They're sharing a week's worth of recipes and giving away 3 copies of their book, Vegetarian Everyday.</i><p><i>Today: You don't have to flambé your peaches to make them soft, juicy, and …

Peaches

Cilantro: The Divisive Herb

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We're talking about everyone's favorite (or not) herb -- cilantro. Love it? We’ve got fresh ideas for working cilantro into your meals. Hate it? There might be hope for you …

Cilantro

Crockpot Brisket Tacos with Shredded Cabbage + Sweet Corn

Crockpot Smoky Brisket Tacos with Shredded Cabbage + Sweet Corn.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 8, 2013 53<p>Could I be any more predictable?<p>I can’t help it.<p>I love …

Quick & Easy Paella - Oven Baked Sausage & Shrimp Paella Recipe

Gooey Caramel Twix Bars Recipe

Not your average bar cookie. Crunchy Twix bars, pecans, bittersweet chocolate, and a homemade caramel all set over a buttery shortbread crust.<p><b>Notes:</b> Brushing down the sides of the pan will help prevent the caramel from crystallizing. If one area of the pan begins to brown more quickly, gently swirl …

9 Summer Tomato Recipes

Summer is a time for many things --- vacations, trips to the beach, backyard barbecues, endless amounts of ice cream. But most importantly, it is tomato time! Nothing tastes like summer quite like a freshly-picked, juicy tomato. Roasted, simmered, salted, sliced: you truly cannot go wrong. Here are …

Recipes

Cheaper than Takeout: Make Chinese Food at Home

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella tells you how to make your regular takeout order at home.</i><p><i></i><p>American Chinese …

Pancakes

Is it Back to School time yet? Kids Lunch Box Idea: Strawberry Lovers Lunch http://domesticfits.com/2013/08/14/kids-lunch-box-idea-strawberry-lovers-lunch/

Beer Labels in Motion, Intoxicating Animated GIFs of Craft Beer Labels

Beer Labels in Motion is a Tumblr blog by Boston-based video editor Trevor Carmick in which he creates and posts (weekly) intoxicating animated GIFs …

Fish Tacos Recipe Creamy Cabbage Slaw

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This fish tacos recipe with creamy chipotle cabbage slaw is composed of pan-fried fish, creamy coleslaw, lime, cilantro, and corn</i> …