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Grilling pineapple easy to do

Here’s a recipe well suited to the baking-phobic among us.<p>Just about anyone who has grilled a steak and made a butter sauce can master this.<p>The sauce …

The false promise of cheap wine - Inside Scoop SF

Last week Slate published a piece titled “Drink Cheap Wine.” Its core argument was that wine professionals are pulling one over on the public, that our usual standards of about $15 for an “everyday” (I prefer the term “weeknight,” but whatev) bottle is far too high, Instead, author Brian Palmer …

The Future of Iced Coffee

At its cafes, Blue Bottle might make one of the best iced-coffee drinks in America. But are artisan businesses doomed to fail when they try going mainstream?<p>I have seen the future of iced coffee.<p>There I was, wandering the grocery-store aisles—when suddenly, next to the kombucha, opposite the …

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos with Sweet Chili Slaw

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Cover the pork with the salt, pepper, paprika, onion powder and garlic powder. Sear the …

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Five Best Personal Project Management Tools

When your to-do list becomes a monster, and an item next to a checkbox will actually take a long time and multiple people to complete, you need more …

Introducing WildCat

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