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Separate Egg Yolks from Whites for Incredibly Fluffy Pancakes

Unless I’m making crepes, I want my pancakes to be fluffy stacks of cloud-like wonderment. Luckily, it’s really simple to add oomph to flapjacks: you …

Breakfast

Authentic Sound Effects Are the Best Part of This Super Mario Bros. Lamp

Much to the chagrin of the person you sleep next to every night, this wonderful <i>Super Mario Bros.</i>-inspired Question Block lamp makes that classic …

Retrogaming

Coffee-Rubbed Steak

4 Servings<p>This rub works on just about any cut (in fact, it’s served on filet mignon at Mesa Grill), and the pan-to-oven method is foolproof.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons ancho chile powder<p>2 tablespoons finely ground coffee beans<p>5 teaspoons dark brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon hot smoked Spanish …

Recipes

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

Recipes

MacTrast Deals: NES30 Pro Bluetooth Game Controller

- Jan 12, 2016<p>Sure, playing retro games on your Mac or iOS device is fun, but keyboard or on screen controls just don’t give you the same old school …

Retrogaming

Relive Your Childhood on Your Mac With This Nintendo 64 & PlayStation Emulator

Get gaming.<p>The games of yesteryear are now within your reach with all-in-one game emulator OpenEmu‘s latest update, which adds popular titles from PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Sega, Atari and the like onto your Mac. Free to download, OpenEmu features real time gameplay rewind, enhanced screenshot …

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

From Periscope and Enlight to Apple Music, Google Photos, YouTube Gaming and Pacemaker: the best new iOS apps of the year<p>According to analyst firm Forrester Research, smartphone owners spend 85% of their time on those devices using apps, but 84% of that time is spent using just five apps that …

Apps

8 Secrets to the Perfect Brisket

<i>Photo by Richard Dallett.</i><p>Brisket is the <i>summum</i> of Texas barbecue and its popularity extends far beyond the Lone Star State. Food writers and pit masters like to mystify the process, making smoking a brisket sound as difficult as quantum physics.<p>Well, I'm going to let you in on a little secret: …

How to download the iOS 9 public beta

Fancy trying out the new iPhone and iPad software ahead of its autumn release date? Here’s how to test out the first public beta<p>Apple’s iOS 9 public beta is now available to test, following its reveal at the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).<p>The new software for iPhone, iPad …

BBQ Secrets From the Best Pitmasters in the Country

Also: their thoughts on where the tradition is headed.<p>The country's best pitmasters don't care about seasoning. They don't care if you use mesquite wood. They just want to know you understand the techniques and deeply respect the tradition.<p>"People are becoming more open-minded and barbecue lines …

Anthony Bourdain’s 10 Rules for Grilling Meat

Are you ready for your Labor Day barbecue? After reading this, you will be<p>A hockey puck on a burger bun. That’s the only way I can describe the Crime Against Food I was presented in the guise of a meal at a cookout a few summers back. When the host-chef turned back toward his inferno, I pitched the …

BBQ

Host the Ultimate Summer Barbecue: The Best Cuts of Meat to Grill for a Crowd

Whether you're cooking for 4 or manning a 20-person barbecue, these are the cuts of meat that should be on your grill all summer.<p>This is the moment you’ve been planning for all year: You’ve buffed the grill, iced down the beer, and stocked up on every imaginable condiment. All that’s left is to …

BBQ

Arizona Cardinals Will Be the Surprise Super Bowl Contenders in 2015

Arizona finished the 2014 regular season 11-5 and lost in the first round of the NFL playoffs, but the Cardinals will shape up to be Super Bowl contenders in 2015.<p>The NFC West runner-ups jumped out to a hot start, winning nine of their first 10 games, but then the wheels fell off as injuries began …

Football (U.S.)

Take a Look at This Neatly Organized Match Notebook by a BBC Radio Soccer Broadcaster

An excellent sports broadcaster differentiates themselves by doing more than just call play-by-play<p>An excellent sports broadcaster differentiates themselves by doing more than just call play-by-play action as it appears in front of them. Instead, they add an irremovable element to the game, …

The One Book Plotline 'Game of Thrones' Should Ditch For Good

With Game of Thrones entering its fifth season, the show will start diverging from George RR Martin’s original books more than ever. Big changes seem to be ahead for both Tyrion and Jaime Lannister, as compared to their adventures in the books, and other characters like Sansa, Littlefinger and …

TV Series

Hear Dwight Yoakam's Serendipitous 'Second Hand Heart'

Dwight Yoakam's career is coming full circle, both in the business and melodic senses. <i>Second Hand Heart</i>, the country star's new album, out April …

Music

The Fujifilm X-T1 Globe-Trotter Kit Costs $14,000 and Comes with an iPad

Want to get started in photography? A camera and a kit lens can help you do that. Want to do so while touring the world on your private yacht? …

How to Capture a Beautiful Watch Product Shot Using Only an iPad for Lighting

Product photography — even when done with cheap gear like this awesome tutorial using an iPhone, an IKEA lamp and some flashlights — usually involves …

The Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

What Amazon is to shopping and social media is to information, Netflix is to entertainment: disruptive and dominant. After their red envelopes …

10 Necessary Items for the Ultimate Summer BBQ Menu

We’re celebrating the official kickoff of the season with the most delicious (read: meaty) summer foods. It’s time to light up your grills and get …

10 Salads Fit for a King

With summer approaching, fresh meals are a priority for keeping cool. Unfortunately, homemade salads tend to veer towards the mundane and …

One-Pot Recipes That Will Trick People into Thinking You Can Cook

Sausage and Lentil Stew<p><b>Recipe:</b> BBC Good Food Can you open a bottle of wine? Can you open a package of sausage? Good, then you can master this rich, …

The GQ Guide to Air Jordans

In 1985, one man transformed a pair of sneakers from athletic shoes into a cultural icon. Ever since Michael Jordan’s "Air Jordan" series of kicks hit shelves, there’s been a growing sneaker culture encompassing diehard basketball fans to stylish guys who dig the versatile, sporty silhouettes. Each …

Buttermilk Bacon Grease Cornbread Recipe on Food52

• 1 1/4 cups (175 g) cornmeal<br>• 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 3 tablespoons bacon grease, plus extra for greasing the pan<br>• 2 eggs, lightly beaten<br>• 1 cup buttermilk<p>Heat oven to 425° F.<br>• Grease a cast iron skillet with bacon grease and place in the oven while it …

Breakfast

Ryan Leaf's Jailhouse Confessions, Written By His Cell Mate

<i>They called him a better quarterback than Peyton Manning, who kicks off the NFL season tonight against the Super Bowl Champion Ravens. Then they</i> …

The Easiest And Best Way To Grill Fish

Whole. And no, you're not going to eat bones.<p>Most people assume grilling fish is a pain in the ass. Isn't it always sticking to the grate and falling apart? How do you know when it's done? And ugh, what about the BONES?<p>Now look: Would your faithful summer grilling correspondent be here telling you …

The Oral History of the Making of <em>The Search for Animal Chin</em>

Skateboard videos don't need plots (they're a little like another Southern Cali VHS product from the '80s in that regard). You watch them, over and …