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You Haven't Met a (Chocolate!) Banana Bread Like This Yet

Does anyone really <i>need</i> another recipe for banana bread? (There are 230 versions, and counting, on this site alone.) Make room in the recipe box, because you need this one: banana bread made with dark chocolate in two forms, sea salt, <b>olive oil</b>, and tangy sour cream. It’s a pretty great thing, …

Breakfast

Trauma Psychotherapy, Pilates, EMDR and Sensorimotor Work

The effects of trauma linger in the mind and body, both in terms of psychological suffering and physical pain. Often physical pains serve as mobile …

Psychotherapy

Is this the secret to a peaceful night's sleep?

Every night, in homes across the country, bedrooms reverberate with the trumpeting, whistling, whining and grunting of the nation's snorers.<p>It's a …

27 Magical Places You Won't Believe Are Actually In Melbourne

It's time to get out and explore what's in your backyard.

Australia

How to Make the Best No-Bake Cheesecake

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm all about cheesecake in any form, whether it's Japanese-style and cotton soft or a towering slab like they serve in New York; I'd even take a scoop of cheesecake ice cream, with graham cracker bits mixed right …

Dessert

How to make Nancy Birtwhistle’s lemon and caraway scones

These delicious scones from the former Great British Bake Off champion are absolutely delicious and perfectly timed for summer.<p><i>Only in Britain could</i> …

13 Ways to Let the Slow Cooker Make You Breakfast

I used to think the greatest thing about my slow cooker was the way it tackled dinner on super-busy weeknights, but then I learned that it does …

Breakfast

It takes less time to make corn muffins yourself than to get in the car and buy them.

Corn muffins are tempting year-round, but somehow they seem to go best with beach house rentals, lazy summer weekends in the mountains, a kitchen …

Prince Without Permission

It is important — and always devastating — to remember that Prince died alone. He had probably also been in great pain that evening. But there was, as far as we know, nobody around to help him.<p>A few weeks before he died, Prince and I talked on the phone for an hour, because he unexpectedly wanted …

Estate Tax

Chicken Carbonara

World’s Best Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

<i>Learn how to make the world’s best carrot cake! This recipe is so simple but has the absolute best flavor and perfectly moist texture, piled high</i> …

Dessert

How to Shoot Portraits Outside Your Culture and Comfort Zone

Photographer Sean Tucker‘s latest project is about a lot more than portrait photography. It’s about respecting, honoring, and yes, capturing a …

43 Quotes That Will Have You Running to the Gym

Whether 2017 has inspired you on a healthy path or you've been on this journey for a while, we could all use a little inspiration on days when we …

Mami Talks: 10 Fitness Apps to Use When Traveling This Spring

Despite the cold wintery weather, the spring season will be underway again. Between work, life, family and friends, there's not much time to focus on yourself and get the workout you truly want. Therefore, it's important to take advantage of every minute you have free, even if it's only 20 …

Exercise

5 full body Pilates moves that seriously burn

For the final week of our six-week sweat series with One Hot Yoga & Pilates instructor, Tahlia Ware, our workout will be based on the Pilates …

Yoga

Readers’ recipe swap: Tofu

It’s a shame, I feel, that for many people tofu is a flavourless meat substitute, to be overloaded with all the flavour it doesn’t naturally come with. Of course, if you only encounter it in long-life Tetra Paks, I understand why you’d want to amp up the aromatics. Tofu, traditionally, isn’t meant …

Food & Dining

10 Awesome Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Soup Recipes

All I want to eat right now is soup. I want to warm my little apartment up with a big pot of something bubbling and nourishing, and I want to have …

Cooking

Improving Cornell Notes With Sketchnoting Techniques

If you were taught a particular note-taking process while in school, chances are you learned the Cornell method.<p>While I’ve got no beef with Cornell, …

The Top 10 Genius Recipes of 2016

With 2016 coming to an end, one of the more gratifying ways to take stock is to look back on all that we've cooked—and the recipes we'll pocket to keep feeding each other and ourselves on repeat.<p>The ten recipes below are the Food52 community's very favorite Genius Recipes of the year. Like every …

grilled cheese

This handy tool helps creatives say “no” to dismal projects

As a photographer, I’m sure you’ve been in those situations when people ask you to work for peanuts, or even worse – for free. Not many things annoy …

Make Ina Garten's skillet-roasted lemon chicken and roasted broccolini dinner

<i>Easy, healthy and impressive. Ina Garten might just have nailed the perfect weeknight dinner with her roast chicken and broccolini recipes. Her Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken creates its own delectable sauce as it cooks, so supper is basically done in one step. Add some peppery tasting broccolini to</i> …

This super precise handwriting robot is so satisfying to watch

AxiDraw V3 could be the unlikely savior of the art of penmanship. Created by Evil Mad Scientist, it's a pen-plotting robot that serves as a “personal …

How to Do What You Love for a Living

Dear friend, I’m one of the very few blessed people in the world who does what they love for a living.<p>For my entire life, I’ve always believed in the …

Entrepreneurship

To Remember the Missing and the Murdered (and to Inspire New Music), a Marathon of One

In British Columbia, they call it the Highway of Tears. A 450-mile stretch of road along the Trans-Canada Highway has claimed the lives of dozens of young women, many of them indigenous, who have disappeared on this road or were murdered nearby. Across Canada, the numbers of missing and murdered …

Take Notes by Hand to Remember Information for a Longer Time

It's conventional knowledge that writing notes by hand is better for learning than typing, but now there's science to back it up. Psychological …

Introducing The Wardrobe Architect: Crafting a small wardrobe that reflects who you are

<i>The Wardrobe Architect is a popular series that ran in early 2014. It’s currently being expanded (with help and feedback from you) into a</i> …

Clothing

How to Sketch - advice and information by Katherine Tyrrell

Read about sketching and how to sketch on my blogs<p>PLUS my contributions to group sketching blogs<p>See my sketchbooks in the Travels with a Sketchbook …

A- Z of Watercolour Techniques

When we learn to write, we begin by learning to shape letters. We then join these together to form words, then words form sentences, sentences form …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s one-pot wonders – recipes

The combination of meat and grain is an ancient tradition. Such one-pot wonders have been simmering away for centuries, not least for reasons of necessity and efficiency: necessity in that the addition of a starch is a way to make meat stretch further; efficiency in that, by cooking everything in a …

Onions

Snapshots: the shopfronts of independent Paris

These images by German photographer Sebastian Erras, who moved to Paris five years ago, tell an alternative story of the city through its shopfronts. “Most of the time we walk by these stores,” he says, “and we might notice the front, but you never hear the history behind it.” Collaborating on the …

Photography