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The gadget that turns water into wine

Creators of ‘The Miracle Machine’ say it will allow users to create wine from scratch using tap water and a sachet of ingredients. Is it too good to be true?<p>A pair of California-based entrepreneurs have created a kitchen gadget which, they claim, is capable of turning water into high-quality …

Gear & Gadgets

How Olympians Stay Motivated

Mindfulness, self-talk, and an obscure chunk of the brain help elite athletes get through the training grind.<p>Until the 1990s, Olympic figure skating included a segment called “compulsory figures,” in which athletes would slowly trace precise, intricate shapes into the ice, and judges would inspect …

Why Positive Encouragement Works Better Than Criticism, According to Science

I’ve written about positivity before, in terms of cultivating a positive outlook for yourself. What I want to write about today is cultivating …

Zagat

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How to Make Your Own Nutella

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week at Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Unsatisfied with store-bought Nutella, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is making a version that's a bit less sweet, a bit more</i> …

Ask The Food Lab: Can I Make Stock in a Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker?

"Can I make stock in a pressure cooker or a slow cooker?"<p>Traditional stocks are made by slowly simmering bones, meat, and aromatics on the stovetop for many hours. I've heard that using a pressure cooker can help speed this process up. Is this true? Likewise, if I'm going to be out of the house all …

Step Up Your Cooking With Harvard's Help

<b>File this one under</b> your "Reasons We Wish We Had Gone to Harvard" list. It has recently come to our attention that the storied university's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and holds a lecture series in the fall on food and cooking — not just the rote preparation or the recipes — but the …

Seasonal Food

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The 2014 Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks!

<i>The Piglet is almost here! See the full line-up of books and judges -- and score your own copies in Provisions to follow along -- below!</i><p><b>Update:</b> <i>Official play now begins on Wednesday, February 12th. Get your brackets ready.</i><p>It's that time of year you've all been waiting for: Starting on <b>Wednesday,</b> …

Recipes

One-hand Rule

The Q Ruler is a piece of innovation that helps you measure the length of any figure. It is designed so that it can be with one hand only and …

Sony's Gorgeous, Floor-Borne Short-Throw Projector Channels Classic Braun Design

If you've got the bucks, an HD projector is a cool alternative to a television. It's about as unobtrusive as it gets, turning any white wall into a …

Stunning Aerial Photos of Botswana Wildlife

From now till February 23, visit the Robin Rice Gallery in New York to see <i>Botswana</i>, stunning photos of African wildlife taken by photographer Zack Seckler less than 500 feet from above the ground. Flying in an ultra-light aircraft and with an expert pilot, the Brooklyn-based photographer was able …

Wildlife

Artist Creates "Paintings" with One Sheet of Intricately Folded Fabric

British artist Benjamin Shine creates textured “paintings” by carefully folding and ironing one giant sheet of tulle fabric. His subjects range from portraits of iconic stars like Elizabeth Taylor to realistic renditions of elderly hands and beautifully abstract faces emerging from the flowing …

Modern Art

3-D Printed Candy Makes Me Love The Future

3-D printing evangelists are cooking up more and more ways for you to print food. Pizza and pancakes are all meals that you can (dubiously) print. Even Google’s cafeteria has a 3-D printer for pasta.<p>The ChefJet and the ChefJet Pro are the latest from 3D Systems (the company that won Best Emerging …

Fool-Proof Stovetop

It seems like every time I try to light the stove I always choose the wrong knob! Clearly, I’m not the only one because Caner Aras’ Eclipse Gas …

Incredibly Majestic Lion Made of 4,000 Metal Scraps

Istanbul-based Turkish sculptor Seluk Yilmaz has constructed a 6-foot-tall, 10-foot-long majestic lion out of nearly 4,000 pieces of scrap metal that is aptly dubbed <i>Aslan (Lion)</i>. Taking close to a year to complete the incredible sculpture, the artist hand-cut and hammered each metallic component …

Turkey

Chicken Potstickers

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Molly Yeh from my name is yeh shares a dumpling recipe that pleases year after year.</i><p><i></i><p>There was a time when approximately half of my diet consisted of potsticker wrappers. …

Food & Dining

Crab Rangoon

posted by Chungah on December 30, 2013 77 Comments »<p><i>This crisp, fried wonton is loaded with cream cheese and crab goodness, and it’s an absolute</i> …

Recipes

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …

Dessert

Cinnamon Buns From Scratch

It all started with a Facebook post from a friend sharing the Pioneer Woman's Cinnamon Buns recipe. (Yes, Laurie, it's all your fault!) I've wanted to make cinnamon buns for ages, but now I was downright obsessed. I studied the Pioneer Woman's recipe and it looked yummy, but it made seven pans of …

Top Cheffage

In the latest episode of <i>Top Chef New Orleans</i>, cheftestapant <b>Nick Elmi</b> made the worst dish but wouldn't resign in the Elimination Round even though he had immunity. <b>Stephanie Cmar</b> got sent home. Today Eater Boston interviewed Cmar, who said, in part: "I don't think Nick and I will ever be able to be …

Why You Shouldn’t Order Wine By the Glass