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Earthquake home kit: Great Quake anniversary reminds you to prepare—now

Here’s what you’ll need before the big one strikes<p>One hundred and twelve years ago today a 7.8 quake rattled San Francisco and the Bay Area, erasing most of it in the process. Hundreds of people died. Water and shelter were scarce. People were displaced.<p>This is going to happen again. Sooner than …

Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

December 2017<p>4 servings<p>Think of this as the weeknight version of a classic Italian porchetta—it's not traditional, but it sure is delicious.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 garlic cloves, plus 2 whole heads<p>5 sprigs rosemary<p>1 tablespoon fennel seeds<p>1½ teaspoons kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, …

Cooking

Even if you’ve forgotten the language you spoke as a child, it still stays with you

Natasha Mumbi Nkonde tells me she’s “haunted” by what she sounded like as a child. Nkonde, who was born in Zambia in 1984 and moved to the UK when she was six, remembers speaking two different languages—Bemba and Nyanja. Naturally, she was forced to switch to English once she migrated to Britain. …

Language Learning

The healthy sweet potato tots a famed chef’s family noshes on all winter

Noma may be Denmark’s most famous restaurant, but it turns out the locale’s legendary chef Rene Redzepi isn’t the only one in the family who’s a …

6 Effortless Family Dinners That Take Just Six Minutes of Prep or Less

As a mother of three active boys aged 12, 8 and 5, I often feel like I’m struggling with some aspect of parenting. My children like different foods …

Best outdoor bars and restaurants in San Francisco

For those gorgeous SF days and nights when being inside just won't do

The Kitchen In This House Flows From Inside To Outside

As part of an addition to a small house in Sydney, Australia, architecture firm Benn+Penna designed a kitchen that flows uninterrupted from the …

A former White House pastry chef reveals the low-sugar desserts the Obamas requested all the time

As the White House’s head pastry chef, Bill Yosses was charged by Michelle Obama with making desserts that were if not quite healthy, at least</i> …

Before & After: A Family Home Goes from Cavernous to Cozy

It's not a problem that many people have in New York, but this Tribeca apartment was almost <i>too</i> big. Sans furniture, the side-by-side living rooms …

Living Rooms

Chef David Tanis’s Low-Tech, Economical, and Beautifully Soulful Kitchen in the East Village

We’ve been following chef David Tanis over the years and wondering how he pulls it all off; after heading up the kitchen at Chez Panisse, he made an …

Kitchens

8 Braising Recipes to Heat Up Your House This Weekend

When temperatures are in the 20s and below, it's time to break out the Dutch oven for low-and-slow cooking.<p>Even though my Le Creuset Dutch oven takes up permanent residence on top of my stove, I don't start braising until it gets frigid outside. And with highs in the 30s this weekend, the time is …

Cooking

The Hack That Will Give You So Much More Space in Your Kitchen

If there’s anything that Mama taught us, it’s how to make a little go a long way. We’re well versed in the art of stretching a casserole to feed …

10 Inventive Kitchen Backsplashes

Remodeling your kitchen? Here are 10 ways to treat the kitchen backsplash, from stainless steel and stone to brick and subway tile<p>10 Inventive Kitchen Backsplashes<p>One of the ways to make a big impression in the kitchen is by choosing a creative backsplash.<p>But creativity can mean a variety of …

Modern home gets a high-end look with low-cost materials

Lovely<p>We’re gaga over the design details of this compact family home in Melbourne. Designed by BENT Architecture, the residence uses low-cost materials like corrugated metal and common timber siding in an especially artful way to create a unique and high-end look.<p>From the street, the house’s …

6 Pro Tricks to Know When Arranging Your Room

One-click online shopping and free shipping has made the whole furniture buying process seem super easy and accessible. But what happens when you …

Free Shipping

5 Hacks to Make Your IKEA Kitchen Look Totally Custom

Goodbye big-box, hello bespoke<p>If we didn't tell you that Noam Dvir and Daniel Rauchwerger's kitchen was from IKEA, we bet you never would've guessed as much. That's not by accident, of course. The couple, both of whom work at architecture firm OMA, hacked the cabinets and countertops in pretty much …

Visually speaking: 14 podcasts that draw out the history of art

<b>(Getty/Nikolaev)</b><p>You might be surprised by how immersive, expressive and image-rich these visual art podcasts are<p>Ma'ayan Plaut<p>October 1, 2017 7:00pm (UTC)<p>If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, where does that leave talking about visual art? You might be surprised by how …

Art

The best hidden gems and secret spots in San Francisco

San Francisco is a city that can excite you forever — it's one of those wonderfully dynamic places that's always ready to surprise. It's why, despite the rising costs and million other complaints, the city sticks with you.<p>But even the most beloved places can get a little worn. You've been to the …

A stylist’s five steps to make getting dressed easier

For some people, getting dressed in the morning is a joy. Good for them.<p>But for many men and women, the daily task of digging through an overstuffed closet to mix and match items of different fabrics, weights, and colors into something resembling a coherent outfit can take more time and brain power …

Clothing

Expert Advice: 9 Hard-Wearing Natural Material Recommendations from a Hotelier

Hotels are designed to take a beating: Everything that goes into them, from building materials to bedding, has to be not only exceedingly comfortable …

Nili Lotan, Queen of Tribeca, Still Attracts New Customers Like Gigi and Kendall

Despite The Odeon restaurant in Tribeca now teeming with fashion editors and neighborhood scions like Lena Dunham, it is still easy to spot the 59-year-old designer Nili Lotan on any given night wearing a black silk top and jeans in her favorite booth.<p>This is Lotan's spot, as it has been since the …

14 delicious recipes for fall

With the chaos of summer behind us and temperatures low enough to finally use the oven again, it's the perfect time to head into the kitchen and get …

New Orleans

Alton Brown's Secret to Super Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Perfectly crispy chicken wings can be easily achieved in the fryer or on the grill, but it’s much harder when you have to bake them. Unless, of …

Apple Doughnut Muffins

<i>Tender apple muffins with a doughnut-like sugary cinnamon coating.</i><p>There is no easier way to make your kids thoroughly happy than presenting them with …

Dessert

Our Best Japanese Recipes to Make Right Now

We've got all the essentials from dashi to chirashi<p>For a long time in America, "Asian food" was synonymous with Japanese food because of its …

Japan

A Fascinating Guide to the Best Workout for Your Body Type

How would you describe your body type? Pear? Round? Athletic? Lean? We’ve been given plenty of guidelines and stencils to categorize a body’s shape, …

Wifredo Lam: the unlikely comeback of the Cuban Picasso

Hung for years outside a lavatory, the work of Wifredo Lam is finally getting the respect it deserves in a new retrospective at Tate Modern<p>When Wifredo Lam arrived in Paris in 1938, he appeared a dazzlingly exotic figure: a strikingly handsome, brilliantly talented Cuban painter of Chinese, Spanish …

You asked, she answered: A lactation consultant's advice

by BabyCenter Staff posted in Mom StoriesAt BabyCenter we know that new moms have breastfeeding questions. That's why we had a recent Facebook Live …

Pregnancy

iOS has a nifty hidden feature that parents are gonna love

I don’t have any kids, but our designer Alex does – and he tells me he’s found a neat hidden feature in iOS that every parent is gonna love.<p>Whenever Alex has to get work done at home, he’d put on a funny video on his iPhone and pass it over to his son, hoping to steal the kid’s attention for a few …

14 Kitchen Life Hacks You Must Check Once

We spend nearly 2.5 years of our life in cooking and yet we tend to overlook that zone pretty often. Kitchen life is good provided you have the right …

Kitchens