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Seven Independent Coffee Roasters

Thanks to coffee culture spreading far and wide—from Portland's Stumptown to Chicago's Intelligentsia—the appeal of independent micro-roasters over corporate coffee houses is starting to catch on not just among connoisseurs but mainstream America as well. To survey the latest, we've dedicated our …

The New Eau

Beauty

The Best Coffee Gear [Updated]

Good coffee tastes amazing, can be a great comfort, and is fun and easy to make well with the right tools. Coffee is also good for you, having been …

Coffee

The 10 best men's shoes for autumn/winter 2013/14 - in pictures

Your complete guide to the high street: the 10 best men's shoes for autumn/winter 2013/14. Step out in style with the latest must-have high tops and trainers, brogues, monk straps and desert boots

11 Reasons You Should Drink Coffee Every Day

There really can't be any adult in this great big world that has never tried coffee. It's consumed everywhere, and judging by the amount of Starbucks locations in the United States alone, (in 2012, there were 10,924!) we <i>love</i> our caffeine.<p>And that's fine. In fact, there are many advantages to being …

One Bowl Baking: Maple Walnut Blondies

As much as I love summer, it's tough to be an inspired baker. But every year, autumn saves me from falling into a total block. My ideas are endless and the desire to fire up the oven is once again renewed.<p>Example? I couldn't wait to experiment with these maple walnut blondies. As I'd never baked …

Chocolate-Cinnamon Coffee Cake

12 Servings<p>If you like, serve this chocolate-cinnamon recipe with whipped cream or an extra dollop of yogurt—or, of course, a cup of coffee.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts, chopped<p>2 ounces bittersweet …

Dessert

27 Amazingly Easy One-Bowl Desserts

When baking can be this simple, why would you ever mess with multiple bowls?

Battlefield 4 dev details the 'most personal weapon customization ever'

<i>Battlefield 4</i>, EA Digital Illusions CE's upcoming first-person shooter, will include the series' "most personal weapon customization ever," according to a post on the franchise's official website.<p>According to the developers, <i>Battlefield 4</i>'s customization options, which includes more than three times …

Hey, East Coast, You Can Watch a Rocket Launch to the Moon Tonight

We’re go­ing to the moon. Well, we’re go­ing to or­bit the moon.<p>Fri­day night at 11:27, NASA plans to launch the LADEE (pro­nounced <i>lad-ee</i>) lun­ar …

Bathrooms By Rockstar Designers

Sanitary fittings firm Hansgrohe employ from a glittering talent pool of the worlds best designers, big fish who infuse passion into everything they …

How to Buy, Store & Cook Cauliflower, In Season in September

Buying and storage tips—plus 7 recipes— for cauliflower, which is in season in September<p>There's an old corny insult that goes "you have a face like a flower—a cauliflower!" It's true: this white, bulbous veggie isn't the prettiest in the produce aisle. But when it comes to versatility and flavor, …

Food

Expert Advice: 15 Things to Know About Knives

When it comes to knives, there’s really only one place to go in San Francisco: Town Cutler. Many of the city’s famed chefs and serious foodies come …

Kitchens