Michael Dwyer

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After Annihilation: 10 strange sci-fi books that should be on screen

With Netflix's adaptation of Richard Morgan’s body-hopping cyberpunk novel Altered Carbon, Alex Garland directing the adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s weird and symbolist Southern Reach trilogy and The Expanse’s third season set for release on Syfy this year, any number of SF and fantasy novels that …

Science Fiction

How to Meditate

The Routine<p>We know, we know. You’re too wound up to meditate. You don’t have time. It’s not your thing. But before you roll your eyes and get on with …

Meditation

Classic Recipe: Steak au Poivre With Roast Potatoes

“IT’S THE HEIGHT of French cuisine,” said Lee Hanson of this steak au poivre, the sort of classic, crowd-pleasing fare he and co-chef Riad Nasr will offer at their all-day brasserie, Frenchette, opening in a few weeks in Manhattan’s Tribeca.<p>Peppercorn-crusted filet mignon in a cream sauce comes …

Cooking

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.

Cooking

7 Sheet Pan Dinners That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Easier

Confession: When we want to whip up a flavorful meal without spending more than an hour in the kitchen, we turn to quick and easy sheet pan dinners. …

Cooking

This Steak Dinner is The Easiest, Best-Looking Meal You’ll Cook All Week

I don’t have a significant other, but if i did, I would cook them this for every special occasion under the sun. In the meantime, I guess this means …

Country Lifestyle

A Toum Recipe For the Extra Garlicky Yogurt Sauce I've Loved All My Life

For Andy Baraghani, a hometown schwarma shop sparked a lifelong obsession.<p><i>This post is part of Andy Baraghani's Guide to Modern Middle Eastern Cooking. Get all his recipes, tips, and stories here.</i><p>When I was in my teens, old enough to drive myself around, I would rarely would go straight home after …

Cooking

Cheater’s Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet and transfer to the bowl of a slow …

Cooking

Creamy Feta-and-Herb Dip Recipe

Creamy Feta-and-Herb Dip Recipe<p>Step 1<p>Place 12 ounces of the feta in a food processor. Crumble remaining 4 ounces; set aside. Add cream cheese, sour …

Country Lifestyle

Spaghetti Casserole With Ground Beef and Cheese

If you're looking for a ground beef and pasta casserole, this beef and spaghetti bake is an excellent choice. It's a spaghetti and meat sauce …

Baked Halibut and Parmesan Crumb Topping Recipe

This crumb-topped halibut is a fast and simple way to prepare the mild, delicious fish. The tasty, buttery crumb topping gives the halibut nice …

These BBQ Bacon Onion-Wrapped Meatballs Are The Ultimate Dude Food

But you don't have to be a dude to partake in the goodness.<p>1 pound ground beef<p>1 teaspoon garlic powder<p>1 teaspoon onion powder<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>2 teaspoons salt<p>¼ cup bread crumbs<p>3 cloves garlic, minced<p>½ onion, diced<p>⅓ loosely packed cup parsley<p>1 egg<p>1 tablespoon ketchup<p>1 tablespoon mustard<p>1 teaspoon …

Classic Monte Cristo Sandwich

This Monte Cristo sandwich is a classic French toast-style sandwich. The filling is a combination of sliced ham, turkey or chicken, and cheese, along …

Hot Dogs

You're Going To Want To Put This Spice Rub On ERRYTHANG

Spice up your life.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>¼ cup paprika<p>2 tablespoons brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon mustard powder<p>2 tablespoons chili powder<p>2 tablespoons cumin<p>2 tablespoons granulated garlic<p>1 tablespoon cayenne<p>2 tablespoons kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons ground pepper<p>1. In a jar, add all the spices and shake …

Chicken Escabèche

You know what your Tuesday-night chicken wants? An irresistible tangy-sweet bath.<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon cumin seeds<p>1 tablespoon coriander seeds<p>⅓ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>1 medium carrot, peeled, chopped<p>6 garlic cloves, smashed<p>1 bay leaf<p>⅔ cup sherry vinegar or red wine …

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7 Myths About Meditation Preventing You From Grasping The Amazing Benefits of Mindfulness

If you're focused on the wrong things, you won't get the true benefits.<p>Meditation will soon become common in the workplace.<p>Just like the yoga boom that convinced suburban mothers everywhere that they need expensive yoga pants to stretch, meditation will soon demonstrate its value in the corporate …

Mindfulness

These Sheet Pan Garlic Mushrooms Are Side Dish Goals

We often see mushrooms as a welcome addition to an already tasty side dish or protein on a menu, but we forget they are delicious all on their own. …

Cooking

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

The Greatest Works of Russian Literature Everyone Should Read

There are certain books that are always on lists of “books you must read” and the like, and these books are generally two things: Old and complex. …

Literature

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

How To Transform Your Life, Just By Breathing

Everything you need to know about breathwork<p>You’re probably pretty used to taking a deep breath whenever you’re feeling stressed out or overwhelmed, so it should make intuitive sense that there’s an entire practice behind using the breath to calm our minds and ease anxiety, amongst a whole slew of …

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Leeks and Mushrooms Recipe

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Leeks and Mushrooms Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together olive oil, 1 tablespoon salt, paprika, thyme, 1 teaspoon …

I trained an AI to copy my voice and it scared me silly

Over the past year, I wrote about a bunch of companies working on voice synthesis technology. They were very much in the early stages of development, and only had some pre-made samples to show off. Now, researchers hailing from the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms at the Universite de …

12 Classic Beef Stroganoff Recipes That Are Actually Easy

According to Google, it was the top trending recipe of 2017.

Top 10 Sexy Sex Movies On Netflix

There's a lot of sexy content available to stream, but here are the 10 steamiest movies on Netflix!<p>Photos: NETFLIX ; Photo Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p>…

'Bloggergate' fiasco leads Dublin hotel to ban bloggers in the most hilarious way possible

An Irish hotel has banned bloggers and other influencers after a 22-year-old YouTuber broke down in tears when she was refused free accomodation.<p>Elle Darby, a UK-based social media influencer first emailed Charleville Lodge in Dublin to seek a tit for tat arrangement seeking a free five night …

Hospitality

Shepherd’s Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F.<p>Step 2<p>Cover potatoes with cold water in a large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook until …

33 Terrific Soups and Stews

1 of 37<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 37<p>Barton Seaver’s Puerto Rican Asopao<p>3 of 37<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 37<p>Spanish-Style Stew with Garlic Toast<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Cooking

This One-Pot, No-Roux Macaroni and Cheese Is Crazy Creamy

I am an equal opportunity macaroni eater. I like it baked. I like it made with a roux. I even like it out of the blue box. You may think the …

Recipes