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Highlights From A Never-Before-Published Interview With Henri Matisse

Design Observer has published an illuminating, long-lost interview with French artist Henri Matisse. Read some highlights here.<p>In August of 1946, after the end of World War II, an art-obsessed American soldier named Jerome Seckler interviewed legendary French painter Henri Matisse. At the time, …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Coffee

3 Delicious Salads WITHOUT Lettuce

<b>1.</b> Combine balsamic vinegar and honey in a saucepan and bring to a low boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, until the vinegar thickens into a syrup.<p><b>2.</b> Layer plum slices, basil, and mozzarella in a circle on a plate. Drizzle with vinegar-honey glaze and serve.<p><b>MAKES 4 SERVINGS</b> <i><br>Per serving: 340</i> …

39 Recipes to Celebrate the Beginning of Strawberry Season

We wait all year for strawberry season—it's finally here, so we're celebrating with these strawberry recipes.<p><b>Sure, you can find strawberries year-round.</b> But there's nothing like the real, ripe, red, juicy in-season stuff. And, we're thanking our lucky stars that strawberry season's just beginning. …

Ice Cream

9 New Grilling Recipes to Make Right Now

These 9 grilling recipes, from clams and chorizo to a pisco punch with grilled lemons, were developed for BonAppetit.com's 30 Days of Grilling campaign.<p><b>We've been really excited about a lot of things</b> during our 30 Days of Grilling extravaganza. But if we had to choose one favorite category from the …

Cooking

Where to Eat and Drink in Maine, a.k.a. Vacationland U.S.A.

Where to eat and drink in Maine, from lobster on the docks to melons and blueberries at the farmers' markets<p><b>Almost 200 years after its founding,</b> Maine—the state with the lobster rolls, craggy coast, and a bazillion blueberries—has finally managed to become, well, cool. Here’s what the locals have …

New England

10 Best Book Club Books For Fall 2013

<i>Originally posted on Bookish by Nathan Rostron:</i><p>Sure, we love the wine and the camaraderie, but the among the top pleasures of a good book club discussion is having a great book to rave about or ravage through lively debate. This fall's lineup of top reading-group-ready reads brings us new novels by …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

Articles about 10 cozy modern living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to …

Architecture

Watch Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith perform the evolution of hip-hop dancing

Featuring the “Wop” and the “I’m about to break dance” moves, among others<p>Former "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon did not disappoint in his highly anticipated debut on NBC's "Tonight Show" Monday night. After Fallon opened with a parade of celebrities, he performed a wonderful dance with Will Smith, …

Foods That Make You Feel Better

How to fight colds, heartburn, joint pain, allergies, and other ailments by choosing the right food.

Mind-Bending iPad App Channels M.C. Escher

Co.Design gets an early look at Monument Valley, an Escher-esque computer game set for release next year.<p>Sixty years after creating landmark works like <i>Relativity</i>, M.C. Escher’s impossible architecture continues to bend our minds. But what if Escher were around today? Would he still work in …

Meat Lite: Turkey-Ricotta Burgers With Leeks and Dill

I love making turkey burgers: ground turkey, which can be kind of bland, is a perfect vehicle for a variety of spices and flavorings. When I cook beef burgers, I always keep things simple with plenty of salt and freshly ground black pepper; with turkey I tend to go pretty crazy, never making my …

20 Quick and Easy Dinners in 25 Minutes or Less

Gallery20 Quick and Easy Dinners in 25 Minutes or Less<p>Not everybody is in a position to devote an hour or more to prepare an elaborate dinner, especially on a weeknight. That's why we've dipped into our recipe archives to find meals that are both seriously quick and seriously tasty.<p>In this roundup, …

Put a Little Sweet, Salt, and Sour on Your Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts get tossed in sweet, salty, sour vinaigrette for a flavor-packed meatless dish.<p><i>Welcome to Meatless Monday, a column in which we feature vegetarian recipes to help offset the weekend’s carnivorous sins</i>.<p>Brussels sprouts are an insanely easy—and delicious—dish to cook for dinner. When …

Food

11 Scrumdiddlyumptious Roald Dahl Facts

A world without Roald Dahl would be a world without Oompa Loompas, Snozzcumbers, or Muggle-Wumps. And who would ever want to live in a world like …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Cooking

Where to Eat In Baltimore

Baltimore’s dining scene may get overshadowed by all the culinary goings-on in nearby Washington, D.C., but make no mistake: there’s a foodie …

Fish

39 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes: Mashed, Baked & More

Mashed, roasted, or baked into a cheesy gratin—one of these 37 recipes for the potato is sure to grace your holiday table.<p><b>One of these easy, homey potato recipes</b> is sure to earn a permanent spot on your holiday table.

Cooking

Thanksgiving Mistakes to Avoid for Each Course of the Meal

We’ve put all of our Thanksgiving “Common Mistakes” guides in one place; follow them for each step of the dinner to turn out a truly delicious feast.<p>Thanksgiving poses challenges for any home cook; on the Most Important Food Day of the Year, there are so many components and so many ways to screw …

Cooking

San Francisco's top cheap eats

Booms and busts come and go fast in this Gold Rush town, but there's one thing you can always count on: dinner. Whether you're flush or broke, San Francisco offers vast menu options and excellent value for money. Not that it's always cheap – the fad for pricey pizzas and gourmet burgers isn't quite …

Neil Perry's crispy skin salmon and braised beans

It's a great time of year to be cooking salmon, and this dish works beautifully on the barbecue. The yoghurt is also nice with herbs such as …

Cooking (Australia)

15 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Colbert Report'

As part of the 2013 New York Comedy Festival, Stephen Colbert and 17 members of his writing and production staff offered a rare look behind the scenes of "The Colbert Report." Here are 15 things we learned.<p><b>1. They've done over 1,200 episodes. And it's a grueling process.</b><p>"We're all going to die …

How Is "I before E except after C" a Rule?

English spelling is hard. It's hard for kids to learn it, and it's hard for adults who have already learned it to remember how to do it right. It …

Goat Cheese Pasta with Caramelized Onions and Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe on Food52

• 1 cup butternut squash, peeled and diced<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 pinch coarse salt<br>• 1 pound pasta (almost any will work; I use spaghetti)<br>• 8 ounces goat cheese<br>• 5 tablespoons butter<br>• 2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed<br>• 1/2 cup vermouth (or white wine)<br>• 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped<br>• 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, …

Onions

A Chocolate Cake, Made with Beer, Goes Great with Beer

Upgrade your chocolate cake with the best two beverages ever: coffee and beer.<p><i>It's hump day. Why not celebrate with something sweet? Welcome to Baking Wednesday.</i><p>Chocolate cake is good on its own. Duh. We'd take a slice of standard, run-of-the-mill chocolate birthday cake any day. But sometimes you …

Dessert

Welcome to the Next Generation of Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2013<p>What’s the only thing better than Flipboard? Flipboard 2.0! It’s a major new edition, with treats for everyone from …