Nikki Goldblatt

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Burmese Red Pork Stew

8 Servings<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pickled Eggs<p>1 cup soy sauce<p>1/4 cup honey<p>1 whole star anise<p>5 large hard-boiled eggs, peeled<p>Stew<p>1/2 cup soy sauce<p>2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil<p>2 tablespoons chili oil<p>2 pounds pork shoulder (Boston butt), cut into 1'–1 1/2' cubes<p>1 pound fresh pork belly, skin …

Eggs

5 Tricks For The Best Nap Ever

<i>By Barbara Stepko</i><p>Naps used to get a bad rap, conjuring up all sorts of unfortunate -- and unfair -- images of slackers, rambunctious kindergarteners in need of time outs and AARP members looking to rest their weary bones.<p>Not anymore. A 2013 Gallup Poll revealed that 40 percent of Americans get less …

10 dishes of Christmas

This Christmas is a bit uncertain at my end. It’s the first year in many that my wife Beth and I haven’t known where we’ll be on December 25th. Having just opened another restaurant, I have my work cut out for me in Marlow, so we may well just stay put. But the one thing I am sure about this …

Giant Blast Shuts Down Starburst Galaxy

Astronomers spot gas bursts that may disrupt star formation.<p>For the first time, astronomers have spotted a critical moment in the life of galaxies: high-speed eruptions of gas that may halt the birth of stars.<p>Galaxies, such as our own Milky Way, are vast islands of stars littering space. How …

Caffeine: The Silent Killer of Success

This week's tip for improving yourself is the most simple and straightforward method I've provided thus far. For many people, this tip has the potential to have a bigger impact than any other single action. The catch? You have to cut down on caffeine, and as any caffeine drinker can attest, this is …

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

Toca Nature, Sleep Better, Vainglory, World of Warriors, Molecules by Theodore Gray, snowbuddy and more<p>It’s time for this week’s roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps and games released on Apple’s App Store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an …

17 Books For People Who Hate People

When you're done reading, gift them to someone who could use the paper cuts.<p><i>"The fact that I killed this man. It's not going to change my life."</i><p><i>"Revenge may be wicked, but it's natural."</i><p><i>"I see what is right and approve, but I do what is wrong."</i><p><i>"To call a man an animal is to flatter him; he's a</i> …

Literature

8 Thanksgiving Sides That Will Put The Bird To Shame

<i>We've tracked down eight can't-miss recipes for dishes that will threaten to upstage the main event at your Thanksgiving table.</i><p>By Lynn Andriani

Deck the Halls With 30 DIY Holiday Garlands

Deck the halls with boughs of holly… and lots of other fabulous garlands. While we’ve got our eye on several holiday strands to buy, we are all about the DIY versions, too. From paper feathers to pine cones and popcorn, we’ve got a little something for everyone here. Whether you’re going for a …

White Noise

Project info<p>Dark moods, anxieties, fears and worst nightmares.<br>Anything that scares us and we try to keep away.<br>The man is afraid of what he knows or what he does not want to see.<p>I investigated my subconscious in depth to better understand myself, trying to give light to my darkest depth.<p>I carried …

Health

Pumpkin Scones with Cinnamon Butter

8 Servings<p>Everyone needs a solid pumpkin scone recipe in the fall. This one is yours.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cinnamon Butter<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 teaspoon pure maple syrup<p>¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>Scones<p>½ cup granulated sugar<p>2 teaspoons baking …

Breakfast

What's the problem if a boy wants to put on a dress or girls act masculine?

A few weeks back, I went to my first baby shower. My friends have only recently started getting married and having babies – although not necessarily in that order – and I was psyched to pick out a set of adorable baby clothes for the twins to whom my friend had only weeks earlier given birth. I …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

Junk Food Linked With Colorectal Cancer Risk

Eating lots of chips, cakes, desserts and sugary drinks is a risk factor for colorectal cancer, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from the University of Edinburgh found an association between higher risk of the cancer and eating "high-energy snack foods" (meaning snack foods high in sugar and …

Don't Ever Be in a Food Emergency Again

It may seem as though we live in a land of plenty. Everywhere you look there are vending machines, restaurants and stores offering an endless assortment of quick and cheap snacks and meals. And yet, the reality is every day most Americans live in a constant state of emergency. Either they skip …

Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi: readers' experiences of domestic abuse

'Maya': The Lawson incident encouraged me to not give up<p>Reading about Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi, and subsequently writing this comment were …

How to Create a Black Background Anywhere with this Photography Trick

Many portrait photographers dream of owning a studio with all the bells and whistles. However, some photographers who work on-location in …

Photography

Photo Series of a Young Girl Dressed Up as Great Women Throughout History

Photographer Jaime Moore‘s daughter Emma recently turned 5 years old. Naturally, being a photographer, Moore wanted to commemorate the event for her …

That cancer game

Joel Green is hysterical and there's nothing I can do about it. I try bouncing him on my knee, but whenever I stop the giggles make way for fresh …

Clipping Magic Helps You Easily Remove Picture Backgrounds

Here’s a tool you may not have heard about but may useful at some time in the future. It’s called Clipping Magic, and it’s designed to remove …

Conscious computing: how to take control of your life online Twitter, Facebook, Google… we know the internet is driving us to distraction. But could sitting at your computer actually calm you down? Oliver Burkeman investigates the slow web movement http://gu.com/p/3fkkz Photograph: Aaron Tilley for the Guardian

Photos Created by Coating Negatives with Gasoline and Setting Them On Fire

Lisle, Illinois-based photographer Peter Hoffman‘s “Fox River Derivatives” project is a series of abstract photos that question mankind’s …

David Foster Wallace's Legendary Graduation Speech Is Now An Awesome Short Film

Novelist David Foster Wallace gave a speech called "This Is Water" to the 2005 graduating class at Kenyon College.<p>The speech, which has become legendary, discusses how meaningless daily routines take over our lives and that we have to choose how we think, and what we pay attention to.<p>"This Is …

David Foster Wallace

A Photographer Rediscovers The Crumbling Remains Of Tatooine

A photographer finds abandoned sets used in the Star Wars films crumbling in the desert.<p>In <i>Star Wars</i> (or <i>Episode IV</i> if you want to be like <i>that</i>), Luke Skywalker spends the first 15 minutes whining about his misfortune for having been born on Tatooine. He can’t go to Beggar’s Canyon to shoot womp rats …

Soul food: Mourad Mazouz on his childhood in Algeria

The restaurateur Mourad Mazouz recalls the food he enjoyed as a child growing up in Algeria.<p>I come from a large Berber family who all lived together – aunties, uncles, cousins, almost 70 of us, in our main house, near Sidi-Aich in Algeria. Most of the cooking was done by the women in the large …

Algeria