Michael Lim

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The Future of Self-Improvement, Part II: The Dilemma of Coaching Yourself

What separates those who accomplish outstanding feats from those who don’t? According to author and researcher Joshua Foer, it’s the dedication and …

The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<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: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

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How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

10 Food Preservation Tips in 60 Seconds

• Keep bananas fresh longer by wrapping the stems in plastic wrap: The reason is pretty straightforward: bananas release ethylene gas, which controls …

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The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

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Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Appetizers & Snacks > Meat & Poultry Appetizers > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40</i> …

Eggplant Parmesan with Fresh Mozzarella

8 Servings<p>Removing all but a strip of the eggplant’s skin lets the flesh meld with the sauce without falling apart—that's the secret of this baked eggplant parmesan recipe. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil, …

Surf's Up! Awesome Big Wave Photos

Surf's (Way) Up<p>Dungeons, South Africa's famous big-wave spot, awakened in August, sending daredevil surfers out to try their luck. See photos of …

Barbara Kafka's Marinated Eggplant

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The best, fastest, lightest eggplant technique you haven't tried yet. (It's in the microwave. Don't be mad.)</i><p>I'd like to make an announcement: You can cook …

10 Fascinating Photos That Look Unbelievably Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

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Adventures on Instagram

You no longer need a thousand-dollar camera to take awe-inspiring shots. All you really need is an iPhone, an Instagram account, and a sharp eye. Just take it from the guys at Camp 4 Collective —Jimmy Chin, Anson Fogel, Renan Ozturk, and Alex Honnold, recently featured in the Instagram blog. They …

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The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

The Ancient Roots of Punctuation

<i>In his new book, “Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols & Other Typographical Marks,” Keith Houston reveals the stories behind esoteric punctuation marks, from the pilcrow (¶) to the manicule (☞) to the octothorpe, a.k.a. the hashtag. Many of these have their roots in ancient</i> …

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Recipe: Potato salad with celery and red onion

"A well-made potato salad is one of the most delicious side dishes you can have," says Food editor Russ Parsons. And his potato salad is well made. It has just the right hit of vinaigrette — made with red wine vinegar, shallots and Dijon mustard — that serves as a bright note against the …

Recipe: Tomato and white bean salad

<b>Tomato and white bean salad</b><p><b>Total time:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Servings:</b><p>6<p><b>Note:</b><p>Add a drained can of good-quality tuna and this becomes a light summer supper.<p>1 1/4 pounds mixed miniature tomatoes<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>2 teaspoons minced garlic<p>2 tablespoons capers<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 teaspoon red wine vinegar<p>1/4 cup …

10 Essential Tips for Making Great Coffee at Home

Michael Haft and Harrison Suarez went to college together, served in the Marines in Afghanistan, then, after returning home, stumbled upon the world …

Inside the World of Coffee Warehouses

Unless you live in a country that grows it, one can only be so local when it comes to coffee. (And, even then, your country may only sell Nescafé.) It's an unavoidable factor in the coffee world that your unroasted green coffee beans must travel a long distance, sometimes under difficult …

7 Reasons Why Coffee Is Good For You

Coffee isn't just warm and energizing, it may also be extremely good for you.<p>In recent years and decades, scientists have studied the effects of coffee on various aspects of health and their results have been nothing short of amazing.<p>Here are 7 reasons why coffee may actually be one of the …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Recipe: Mediterranean barley salad

<i>Total time:</i><p>1 hour and 10 minutes plus chilling time for the salad<p><i>Servings:</i><p>6 to 8<p><i>Note:</i><p>Adapted from "The Hip Chick's Guide to Macrobiotics" by Jessica Porter.<p><i>Umeboshi</i><p>(plum) vinegar can be found at Whole Foods and Asian markets.<p>2 tablespoons lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<p>Pinch plus 1/2 teaspoon …

Recipe: Quinoa salad with shiitakes, fennel and cashews

<i>Total time:</i><p>40 minutes<p><i>Servings:</i><p>4 to 6<p><i>Note:</i><p>This recipe calls for a wok. Quinoa is generally available at health food stores as well as at well-stocked supermarkets, including Whole Foods stores.<p>2 cups quinoa<p>1 quart water<p>Salt<p>1/4 cup peanut oil<p>5 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced<p>2 cups thinly sliced …

Recipe: Roast carrot and avocado salad with orange and lemon dressing

<b>Total time:</b><p>1 hour<p><b>Servings:</b><p>8<p><b>Note:</b><p>Adapted from "Jamie at Home: Cook Your Way to the Good Life" by Jamie Oliver.<p>1 pound medium carrots, assorted colors, with a quarter inch of the leafy tops<p>2 teaspoons whole cumin seeds<p>1 or 2 small dried chiles, crumbled<p>Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 cloves …

Recipe: Grilled radicchio and romaine chopped salad

<b>Total time:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Servings:</b><p>4<p><b>Note:</b><p>From Donna Deane<p>1 teaspoon minced anchovies, from about 2 fillets<p>1 clove garlic, minced<p>1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar<p>1 tablespoon lemon juice<p>1 teaspoon chopped capers<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>Salt<p>2 heads Treviso radicchio, …

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How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

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The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …