Mike Velasquez

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How to Set Up Your Kitchen Workstation - Bon Appétit

To be a better cook, you first need a better workstation. Here's how to set yourself up for success.<p>It takes a lot to become a great cook, but precision knife skills, braising know-how, and the ability to make a braided pie crust are only part of the equation. Behind (okay, in front of) every …

Workstations

Crispy Potato Cake with Garlic and Parsley

8 Servings<p>This crispy potato cake is a decadent side that goes with almost everything—especially breakfast.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided, plus more for pan<p>6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>3 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, sliced ¼” thick<p>Kosher salt and …

Buttercake

Soft-Cooked Eggs with Onion Soubise, Caviar, and Potato Chips

8 appetizer<p>September 2009Print<p>Ingredients<p>ONION SOUBISE<p>12 ounces onions (about 2 medium), halved, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices<p>1/2 cup water<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, room temperature<p>1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt<p>SMOKED EGGS<p>8 large eggs, room temperature<p>3 cups water<p>…

Eggs

Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Sage Brown Butter

For perfect gnocchi, don't work the dough too much and add as little flour as possible. It's okay if the dough is a little sticky.

Gramohorn II

There's something of a divide in the design community when it comes to 3D printing. While some fully back the innovative and open-source abilities of the technology, others are afraid that it will detract from the individual character of design objects. Taking both sides of the coin into account, …

3D Printing

Stilnest

Nestled away from the world’s first 3D-printed car and stem cells at this year's 3D Printshow in London was Stilnest, a selective digital art and 3D printing collective that launched their site globally as we chatted with them. "We want to create a whole new ecosystem around design," says Stilnest …

3D Printing

Makr App

Brooklyn-based creator Ellen Johnston was among the many rising stars at Cool Hunting's Pitch Night last month, and her digital concept shone just as bright as the many physical objects we admired. With iPad in hand, Johnston shared her app-in-the-works Makr. Geared toward creative …

App Store

The Best Thanksgiving Sides Ever

We've tracked down 13 can't-miss recipes for dishes that will threaten to upstage the main event at your Thanksgiving table.<p>Photo: William …

Cooking

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Dessert

This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ

An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later. The 1987 class was Interpersonal Dynamics, nicknamed …

Psychology

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

Cooking

Good Talk: Raising Smart Learners Through Rich Conversations

So parents matter—a point made clear by decades of research showing that a major part of the academic advantage held by children from affluent …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Cooking

14 Rules Of The New Workplace That Millennials Need To Master

To navigate the new workplace, Schawbel says millennials need to master a new set of rules that aren't taught in school. Advances in technology, the rise of social media, and 24/7 connectivity mean young people have to promote themselves and take ownership of their careers in ways that previous …

Resilience Through Mindful Leadership

The movement to develop mindful leaders in business is at a tipping point, as interest from corporations, educational institutions and the media continues to grow. As Arianna Huffington recently pointed out on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i>: "The tipping point was very evident at the World Economic Forum in …

Maricel E. Presilla's Cuban Avocado, Watercress, and Pineapple Salad

<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: Watercress, avocado, and caramelized pineapple walk into a bar, in Cuba.</i><p>We're on the cusp of the spring love affair we've been waiting for all winter. But guess …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

ARUGULA CAPRESE SALAD WITH KALE PESTO

"I had that feeing you get - there is no word for this feeling - when you are simultaneously happy and sad and angry and grateful and accepting and …

The 10 Most Killer Cover Songs of the Past Decade

Karen O channeling Robert Plant? Rad! We picked one essential cover from each of the last ten years<p>This century has been a golden age for cover …

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 …

Cooking

What Is Pickling Salt? Do You Really Need It?

Salt is one of the key ingredients in the pickling process, but does it matter which salt you use? Some recipes call for something called "pickling …

Salt

Weeknight Meal Recipe: White Bean, Potato and Arugula Soup

Today in the Southern Hemisphere we celebrate the winter solstice, making it the shortest day of the year. I've decided to share my favourite winter …

Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

I need more salads in my life. Last summer, around this time, I went through a major salad phase. Big time. And after about of month, I got kind of …

Cornbread Panzanella Salad Recipe

Jalapeño Cornbread Panzanella Salad<p>I love traditional panzanella salad, an Italian bread salad with tomatoes, basil, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar. …

Cornbread

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.

Productivity