Nicole Newmeyer

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Five Restaurants to Try This Weekend in D.C.

<b>April Fool's Day drinks: McClellan's Retreat</b><p>For the entire month of April, the themed menu at this lounge lists six classic cocktails with an April Fool's twist. Try a "Pimm's Cup" made with Barrelhound Scotch, Drambuie, lemon juice, and ginger beer or an "Old Fashioned" with El Dorado 8 Year Rum, …

29 Great New Orleans Craft Beer Destinations

The New Orleans craft beer scene continues to boom, with plenty of great spots to sample both local and hard-to-find craft brews. It's been a while since the last update, so there are lots of newcomers on the board: Wayward Owl, Freret Beer Room, 40 Arpent Brewing, Vessel, Black Penny, Lager's …

15 Quick Pickle Recipes To Get You Out of, Um, a Problem

Who you callin' tart?<p><b>Last-minute pickle cravings are real</b>, and to be caught with a pickle-less fridge is a fate worse than, well, not having eggs? For those times, we have these 15 funky-fresh recipes, ready in 30 minutes or fewer.

Cooking

5 Best Healthy Holiday Soups

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Train Systems Are Vulnerable To Hacking

Commute delayed? Could be a cyberattacker on the tracks<p>Train technology is so old it should be futureproof. The lumbering iron giants cover much of the world, carrying billions of tons of freight and billions of passengers. Since the first trains were introduced just over two centuries ago, trains …

2016 predictions for IoT and smart homes

Every day, various aspects of our lives are becoming easier — and more connected — through the Internet of Things and smart home technology.<p>We are constantly generating data, receiving information, and in real-time communication with our devices and each other – from anywhere, at any time. And this …

Recipe: Classic French Bread

<b>Peter Reinhart's Artisan Breads Every Day</b><br>By Peter Reinhart<br>Hardcover, 224 pages<br>Ten Speed Press<br>List Price: $30.00<p>Makes 2 large loaves, 4 small loaves, or many rolls.<p>5-1/3 cups (24 oz / 680 g) unbleached bread flour<br>2 teaspoons (0.5 oz / 14 g) salt, or 1 tablespoon coarse kosher salt<br>2-1/4 teaspoons …

Baking

Vegetable Growing Guide

<b>Days to Harvest:</b> A newly planted asparagus patch should not be harvested for its first year -- it needs this time to become established in the garden. The second year, you can harvest selectively over a two-week period. The third year, harvest over four weeks. The fourth year and beyond, you may …

Gardening

Sauerkraut Bean Soup Recipe on Food52

• 1 1/2 pounds Pinto Beans<br>• 2 Smoked Ham Hocks<br>• 1 pound Pork Ribs<br>• 2 Bay Leaves<br>• 1/4 pound Bacon<br>• 4 Cloves Garlic<br>• 1 pound Sauerkraut<br>• 4 Russet Potatoes<br>• Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper<p>Put beans into a large heavy-bottomed pot, cover with cold water by at least 3", and set aside to soak at room temperature for at …

Food Preservation

Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

"This tortilla soup tastes better than anything you can get at a restaurant. And it's healthy too! Don't let the long list of ingredients fool you. …

Why Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup Is The Perfect Recipe For Busy Weeknights

Here's how I rate easy weeknight soups: <b>Do I already have the ingredients?</b> Put me in front of a cutting board and a stove (or, in this case, a slow …

Skinny Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is my version of the soup that is part of the "Cabbage Soup Diet." I've heard so many complaints about how awful that soup was, but mine tastes (and looks) great. Well, I think so, anyway. I make it every year about this time. After the overindulgence of the holidays, it's great …

Food Preservation

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

Trendspotting: Innovations in Food Conservation

From ideas for using recycled pizza boxes to an easy cookie recipe for leftover egg whites, here are creative ideas and innovations on how to cut …

The Food Lab: For Easier Baked Ziti, Soak, Don't Boil Your Pasta

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science, which is apparently now a <i>New York Times</i> best-seller. Wow!<p>I hope you enjoy the excerpt (and the mac and cheese!), which comes from the chapter on Tomato …

Italian Food

A Nostalgic Recipe for Senfgurken (German Mustard Pickles)

<i>by Maria Luci, editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen and Rodale's</i><p>As a little girl, I spent two weeks of every summer at my grandparents' house in New England. The little navy-colored home sat by the edge of a picturesque lake with an abundance of trees, wildlife, and lily pads.<p>Most of the small …

13 Recipes for When You Just Need a Biscuit

There are a few universal truths:<p>The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.<br>• What comes up must come down.<br>• Life is better with a bit of butter and flour.<p>And by butter and flour, we mean biscuits. Whether they're drop biscuits with craggy crooks, covered in gravy, or impossibly tender ones baked …

Breakfast

7 Ways to Use Up a Bottle of Wine (Besides, um, Drinking It)

We know: The concept of "leftover wine" is kind of crazy. But sometimes you're left with the tail-end of a bottle and can't drink it all before it goes south. Here's how to use every last drop.<p>Leftover wine? We know this seems crazy, but sometimes we just can't finish that bottle. Sure, we put a …

Flavors

INFOGRAPHIC: These pollution-busting houseplants will have you breathing easier

With all those nasty chemicals floating inside our homes, its no wonder that indoor air quality can be downright dismal. Gasses from things like …

Stretchable nanowire mesh heats your sore muscles

Don't like having to apply clunky heating pads every time you want to to deal with chronic muscle pain in your arms and legs? Eventually, you might not have to -- that therapeutic care could always be there. Korean researchers have developed a stretchable silver nanowire mesh that heats your joints …

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …

Dessert

Microsoft pushes towards a more interoperable world with its Windows 10 IoT plans

As of late, Microsoft has been warming to the idea of Interoperability. Perhaps, market forces are dictating Microsoft's necessity to embracing the …

Market Forces

5 Crudo & Ceviche Recipes for Fresh-Caught Fish

Cool ceviches and crudos are the best ways to enjoy freshly-caught fish in its purest form. Here are five excellent recipes to try your hand at after …

Grilled Zucchini and Ricotta Flatbread

4 Servings<p>The only way to make flatbread even better? Grill it.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for grill<p>2 large zucchini (about 1 lb.), sliced lengthwise ¼” thick<p>1 bunch scallions, trimmed (about 6 oz.)<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper<p>1 lemon, halved<p>1 pound prepared pizza …

Grilling

48 Vegetarian Pastas to Make for Your Next #MeatlessMonday Dinner

Meat? We hardly miss it in these satisfying vegetarian pasta recipes.<p><b>Let's all agree right now:</b> Pasta (and some cheese) makes pretty much any vegetable better, from succulent mushrooms to sweet tomatoes. These veg-filled pastas are sure to satisfy at dinner tonight—no meat required.

Cooking

Yosemite's 10 Best Hikes

From secret hikes to date hikes to cave hikes, San Francisco holds its own pretty well in the hiking department. Yosemite though? Yosemite owns the …

12 Gin Cocktails to Toast Summer

A cold gin and tonic is a pretty perfect thing: There's the herbal bite of the gin, the zing of the lime, the fizz of the tonic. There are a bunch of ice cubes clinking around in a tall glass. You can drink it through a straw. It makes us want to be barefoot. And who are we to mess with a perfect …

Food

7 Books Millennials Can Read to Rise Above Our Peers

<i>‘Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.’ – Harry S. Truman</i>If you’re anything like me, reading can feel more like a chore than a …

Self-improvement