Patrick Greenidge

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A Tale of Two Gravlax

<i>The heritage of La Baleine sea salt inspired us to explore a classic way of using salt: gravlax. Today, we test and taste two versions of the Swedish staple.</i><p>It’s hard to conjure the Nordic region without thinking of its elements. The landscape is the entry point, it seems, to understanding the …

Like Garlic? Now Is the Time to Stock Up, People!

Fall is the time to buy fresh garlic. So go buy a ton of it, then use it to make a flavorful paste. Here's how.<p><i>One of the best parts about our test kitchen manager, Brad Leone's, job is his weekly trip to the farmers' market. It's his responsibility to supply the kitchen with ripe produce, protein,</i> …

Garlic

Banks slash another 300,000 interest-only mortgages

The banking sector is shifting customers off interest-only home loans over fears they are a "time bomb" for customers who do not have a plan in place to repay the debt<p>Banks and building societies cut another 300,000 interest-only loans from their books last year, industry figures show, as the …

Finance

Hone Your Knife Know-How–Avoid These Sharpening and Use Common Mistakes

Take care of your kitchen's most important tools, and they'll serve you well. Now's the time to brush up on knife care and safety, by avoiding these common mistakes.<p>You know that choosing a quality knife and taking good care of it are two of the most important (and efficient!) ways to become a …

Knives

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Is That Seafood Safe? What You Need to Know

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You know fruit and vegetables have the most flavor during the months when they're being harvested. It might be surprising, though, that the same is true of seafood. "Many species are migratory, meaning they're available fresh in various regions only …

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

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Google Clock app update v4.2: UI changes, ascending alarm volume, separate tones and more

Google’s Clock is probably the app you worry the least about, but no doubt it’s also one of the most useful tools we can find in our Android smartphones. This is why the Search Giant is so fond of always making it as useful and pleasant as possible. The latest update brings the software up to …

5 Things to Know About Italian Olive Oil

Both the health benefits of olive oil and the scandals about fraudulent labeling have been widely publicized. I wanted to know how to recognize and buy "real" oil.<p>Johnny Madge, an international olive oil expert, who lives between Rome and a tiny, medieval hill town north of the city called …

How to Bring Wilted Herbs Back to Life

<i>Yes, you can un-wilt herbs—sometimes. Here's what you need to know.</i><p>If you've ever tried to store basil at room temperature, with trimmed ends dangling into water like flowers, like <b>everyone tells you to do</b>, then you know it's all lies.<p><i>What could go wrong?</i><p>If you want to hold onto your basil for more …

How to Make Bagels at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, 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: Making your own bagels takes some time, but it's easy once you get over your fears. Thankfully, Kenzi holds our hand throughout the whole</i> …

5 Need to Know Picasso Paintings

Creating over 1,880 paintings over the course of his lifetime, Pablo Picasso produced no shortage of masterpieces. Here are 5 essential paintings worth understanding by Picasso:<p>1. Girl Before a Mirror<p>Picasso painted <i>Girl Before A Mirror</i> during his cubism period in March 1932. The young girl was …

Good Quality Sleep May Build Healthy Hearts

Are you not getting enough sleep, or are you getting too much? If your answer to either of these questions is "yes," you may be at risk of heart disease.<p>Just the right amount of good-quality sleep is key to good heart health, according to researchers at the Center for Cohort Studies at Kangbuk …

The Only Process You Need to Know for Freezing Leafy Greens

Have more greens than you know what to do with this summer? Learn the best way to freeze and store greens like kale, collards, and spinach, so you can cook with them all year long.<p>Ah, summertime! What's not to love about this veritable playground of fresh, green, leafy produce? But even the most …

Nine massive banks just teamed up to take the technology behind bitcoin mainstream

Barclays, BBVA, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan, State Street, Royal Bank of Scotland, and UBS have all formed a partnership to draw up industry standards and protocols for using the blockchain in banking.<p>The partnership is being led by R3, a startup with offices in New York …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Broccoli Stem Marrow: Start Treating Vegetable Stalks like Bones

<i>These are broccoli stalks like you've never seen them before.</i><p>Pick up a bag of broccoli from your grocer’s freezer aisle and the picture on the package will promise you beautiful bright green broccoli tops. Open the bag, though, and you’re almost certainly setting yourself up for disappointment: …

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10 Tips That'll Help You FINALLY Lose Those Last 10 Pounds

Going, going, gone.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>A big weight-loss journey requires consistency, determination, and commitment. However, many of our readers have noted that those last 10 pounds are some of the hardest to take off. If …

Fitness

This Hot Soup Is (Maybe) Even Better Than Coffee

It's fast, it's comforting, and it's a great breakfast—all hail miso soup!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …

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The 21 best trips for foodies around the world

But for some people, food is the <i>only</i> reason for the trip.<p>From a Puerto Rican highway famous for its pork to an Italian forest filled with white truffles, we've found some of the most epic foodie trails and destinations around the world.

9 Homemade Sports Drink Recipes

Shares 10.9K<p>After a particularly calorie-torching session, sometimes water just <i>won’t</i> hit the spot. You’ve lost a significant amount of electrolytes …

This company has a way to stabilize footage from almost any camera

Hyperlapse, but for everything<p>Almost nothing makes a video look worse than shaky footage. I’m not talking about the purposely-added shake you see in <i>Bourne Identity</i> fight scenes — rather, the little bumps and wobbles that DSLRs and phone cameras are so bad at hiding. They're the kind of thing you …

What is Parsley Good For?

<b>Parleying Parsley</b><br>Botanical name: <i>Petrosalinum sativum</i><p>Some know parsley only as an attractive leaf garnish that's ignored, not eaten. It's true that …

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

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10 Tricks to Appear Smart During Meetings

Here are my ten favorite tricks for quickly appearing smart during meetings.<p><b>100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings (THE BOOK!)</b> <b>is out now.</b> <b>Order it</b> …

Bean There, Done That? 6 New Ways to Use Your Most Trustworthy Pantry Staple

We bet there's a creative bean idea in here that'll find its way into your regular rotation.<p>An emergency can of beans can be a lifesaver on those nights when your pantry (and fridge) are feeling lean: They can just as easily shack up with sautéed greens in a dinner-worthy bruschetta as they can …

A Magical Trick for Keeping the Sparkle in Your Sparkling Wine

<i>As long as you have a metal spoon, you don't have to worry about finishing the whole bottle of bubbly in one night.</i><p>I come to you today to tell you about something magical. I find it magical for several reasons, the first and foremost being that it has to do with Champagne—or really, any sparkling …