Philip Amour

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Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

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How to Make Lasagna Bolognese from Scratch

Layer by layer, our lasagna Bolognese builds flavors you simply can’t achieve by taking shortcuts. Impress your guests with this raveworthy dish<p>Maybe you’re not a <i>nonna</i>. And you didn’t inherit a faded recipe for lasagna Bolognese from one, either. Not to worry. What matters is that this version of …

Italian Food

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

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The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Tim Biskup - The Fox Is Black

One of the absolute, very first wallpapers ever done for The Desktop Wallpaper Project was by my friend and artistic hero, Tim Biskup. At the time I …

Minimalist Walking Dead Prints by Design Different

Walking Dead Prints.<p>Check out these two minimalist Walking Dead prints by Design Different. Both prints are available as signed and limited editions. …

Evok Concept Showerhead Reduces The Amount of Water In The Flow While You Soap Up

<b>Evok concept showerhead</b> was a design submission for a contest hosted by Unilever. The brief was simple, each contestant had to come up with …

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The "GameCase" is Officially the First iOS 7 Controller to Be Unveiled

Categories<p>360iDev (3)<p>Android (218)<p>Apple TV (41)<p>Companion (42)<br>• Emulator (55)<br>• Internet (1)<br>• Jailbreak (22)<br>• Misc (5)<br>• Music (5)<br>• Utility (16)<p>ARKit (14)<p>CES …

The best coffee machines

If you can't function without your morning coffee but braving the line at Starbucks before work just isn't feasible, our-round up of the best coffee machines on the market should help point you in the right direction.<p>What type of machine is right for you?<p>There are a variety of coffee machines on …

The Harriet Series

Introducing<p>The Harriet Series<p>(fine-tuned to be read comfortably in long blocks of copy at small sizes)<p>(designed with more flair and finer details to …

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Burger Deluxe Bacon Cheese Recipe How to cook tasty Burgers

'Fez' and 'Mark of the Ninja' make Mac debuts in latest Humble Bundle

The newest pay-what-you-want Humble Bundle is upon us; it's the ninth instalment focused on indie games, and it represents a Mac and Linux debut for some hugely acclaimed titles. You can name your price for acclaimed stealth-action game <i>Mark of the Ninja</i>, which was previously confined to the PC and …

Husband & Wife Team Ready To Release Legend of Dungeon On Steam In Two Weeks [PAX 2013]

<b>SEATTLE, PAX 2013</b> – Robot Loves Kitty is a husband and wife game development team who used to live in a treehouse to save money. They started a Kickstarter hoping to raise just enough money to buy a decent laptop and a copy of Unity to develop the game. They ultimately raised 650 percent of their …

PAX Prime 2013 – Even The Ocean Combines Arty Design With Classic Platforming

Ad By Carbon Ads<p>Michael McConnell | Sunday, September 1st, 2013<p>Anodyne was an excellent game; so excellent it was featured on our Games of the Week. …

Gorgeous Platform Shooter, Glare, Coming Soon to Steam And Mac [PAX 2013]

<b>SEATTLE, PAX 2013</b> – Phobic Studios, the developers behind hit iOS game, <i>Dragonvale</i>, showed off their latest creation, <i>Glare</i>, at the Penny Arcade Expo this weekend in Seattle.<p>The game is made in Unity, which will let the studio release on Mac, PC, and Linux at first, with some vague plans for mobile …

Build a Better Breakfast Sandwich With These Recipes

<b>Perhaps it's our culture’s love of convenience -- a whole meal contained in one package! -- or maybe it's simply that these handheld meals are so darn delicious, but we are currently enjoying a breakfast sandwich renaissance. Whether you prefer to use a knife and fork or just grab 'em and go, any</b> …

Breakfast

Pasta with Chorizo and Chickpeas

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>As co-chefs at Hog & Hominy in Memphis, Michael Hudman and Andy Ticer see each other daily, but the old friends still cook together on days off. “Andy does the steak,” says Hudman, “and I do the pasta.”<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 small shallots, …

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How To Prototype In Xcode Using Storyboard

The purpose of prototyping in Xcode is to be able to create a super high fidelity flow using the exact same software that builds iOS Apps. In Xcode, …

The Best Laptop To Run Windows On Is A Mac

How crappy are Windows PCs these days? The most reliable, best performing, highly rated laptop for running Windows on is a frickin’ Mac: specifically, a mid-2012 MacBook Pro 13. That’s the conclusion of a new report released by Soluto, purveyors of a cloud-based PC monitoring and management …

Tweetie And Letterpress Creator Loren Brichter Helping Design Team At Facebook

Loren Brichter is somewhat of a rockstar in the iOS app developer community. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> has called him the “High Priest of App Design.” If you don’t know Brichter by name, you know him by his work: Tweetie and Letterpress.<p>Twitter bought Tweetie and turned it into the official Twitter …

Why Your iPhone Addiction Is Snuffing Your Creativity

Having a stimulation fix in your pocket isn’t always the best for you. In praise of the power of boredom.<p><i>Are tweets, statuses, pins, pokes, and pixels dominating your life? This week, as part of our #unplug series, we’re re-posting some of our most popular stories from the archives, with a special</i> …

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Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about what got me into cooking. One thing I loved about it was discovering how to improvise. It is a little like a puzzle: pulling together a meal with what’s on hand, considering flavor and texture, perhaps weather and mood.<p>I cook that way less often now — making …

Satechi Smart LED Desk Lamp with Touch Control Dimmable Lighting, 1 Hour Off Timer & Smart Phone Charging Port(White)

• Variety of lighting modes and brightness levels to fill any lighting need<br>• Sleek, glossy finish looks attractive in any environment<br>• Rear USB port to …

Why your 8-year-old should be coding

Learn-to-code startups abound these days, but one in particular is focusing on the very young and is having some success in elementary schools around the country — even underserved schools with no budgets for STEM but a great need for better tools.<p>The startup is Tynker; it makes a web-based …

7 Design Principles, Inspired By Zen Wisdom

Want to become the next Steve Jobs–or just understand his near-spiritual devotion to simplicity? This primer, outlining the main tenets of Zen design, will help.<p>One of the best-known photographs of the late Steve Jobs pictures him sitting in the middle of the living room of his Los Altos house, …

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