Michelle R. Avant

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10 Tips for Recipe Success

Cooking, or even just following a recipe, is a skill that you have to learn and continue to hone over time. It can be very frustrating to new cooks …


Hear Danger Mouse's Dizzying Remix of Gnarls Barkley's 'Crazy'

Producer unearths "rejected" version of smash single to celebrate 10th anniversary of 'St. Elsewhere'<p>This week marks the 10th anniversary of Gnarls …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

One-Pot Wonder: Chicken teriyaki with pineapple rice puts takeout to shame

When you think about rice dishes, you probably think you need separate pots and pans and are left to clean up one big mess. This dish proves that's …


Watch This Terrifying Trailer for a New TV Series From 'The Walking Dead' Creator

Demonic vibes aplenty.<p>With <i>The Walking Dead</i> having just aired its season six premiere, upcoming TV series <i>Outcast</i> has revealed this trailer at New York Comic-Con, which again brings another one of <i>The Walking Dead</i> creator Robert Kirkman’s crowd-pleasing, macabre comics to life. The story revolves …

Robert Kirkman

Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi's Basic Hummus

<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: Perfectly smooth DIY hummus in a fraction of the time -- thanks to a simple, brilliant trick.</i><p>You will go to picnics and barbecues this summer, and there will be …


Why Retirement Savers Should Be Hoping for a Lasting Market Crash

NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Good news, retirement savers: the market’s crashing. Finally. Last week, the Dow dropped more than 1,000 points. It did so …

The Death of Patient Zero

Personalized medicine—or, as President Obama calls it, precision medicine—may indeed one day deliver routine medical miracles. But for Stephanie Lee, the only miracles were the human and ancient kind.<p><b>It was the moment we were waiting for</b> and the moment we dreaded.<p>Stephanie Lee had been hospitalized …


Secret Escapes raises $60 million from Google Ventures and others

Huge round in the bank for flash hotel sale site Secret Escapes – securing $60 million from a list of venture capital heavyweights.<p>The Series C …

Venture Capital

Beef Meatballs (Vietnamese)

Put all the ingredients for the meatballs in a food processor and blend until everything is mixed and minced. Transfer to a bowl.<p>Put a little oil in …


19 Cold Noodle Recipes for When It's Too Hot for Ramen

Crunchy, chewy, and bright noodle salads to guest star at all your summer picnics, cookouts, and beach trips.


There’s a Class for Dads to Learn How to Braid Their Daughters’ Hair Now

Whenever mom was out of town and dad was in charge, there were definitely a few perks. Maybe you didn’t have to make your bed or it was mac and cheese for dinner every night. On the other hand, there was one not so great thing about all that daddy-daughter time: he probably couldn’t do your hair …


You Say Potato, We Say Make These 15 Potato Salads Right Now

Potato salad is one of summer's essentials. You say potato, we say make this 15 potato salads right now.


76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers


Making Fresh Ceviche at Home Is Way Easier Than It Looks

Great ceviche is easy to make and nearly impossible to mess up. Here's how to do it.<p>When I was just out of college, a group of friends and I backpacked across Mexico. We started in a small beach town called Barra de Navidad, where every morning the shrimp boats would come in and the fishermen would …


These Asian Noodle Salad Recipes Will Save Your Summer

Photo credit: The Kitchy Kitchen, What's Cooking Good Looking, Cookie + Kate, This Gal Cooks, Use Real Butter, A House in the Hills<p>You can never have enough go-to quick, easy meal ideas -- especially during the summer when time is better spent outside. Salads are great for that, but often leave you …

Killer Kalbi Recipe

A couple of weeks ago, Annie catered a lunch to thank all the volunteers who helped out at our church’s summer VBS program. She needed something that …

Learn 48 Languages Online for Free: Spanish, Chinese, English & More

<i>How to learn languages for free? This collection features lessons in 48 languages, including Spanish</i><i>, French</i><i>, English</i><i>, Mandarin</i><i>, Italian</i><i>, Russian</i> <i>and</i> …

Language Learning