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24 Recipes for Artichokes, Both Fresh and Jarred

From dips to tarts, salads to pastas, here are 24 ways to use artichokes (both fresh and jarred) in all their glory.<p>We're big fans of fresh artichokes, but are happy to admit that the jarred version can sometimes be just as great. From dips to tarts, salads to pastas, here are 11 ways to use …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

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Brief Reviews of Every Movie I Saw in Theaters in 2013

I wasn’t a big fan of most of the movies I saw last year but that didn’t stop me from spending my hard earned money to sit in a dark room and watch glorified TV with a bunch of strangers.<p>I wasn’t a big fan of most of the movies I saw last year but that didn’t stop me from spending my hard earned …

Brad Pitt

I Spent Six Months Inside Lebanon's Most Notorious Prison

Roumieh is not somewhere you want to find yourself. The facility regularly holds up to 5,500 inmates, including some of the country's most high-profile criminals—among them, former Israeli agents and Salafists linked with insurrections against the...<p><i>"Khodr", a Syrian activist who spent six months</i> …

Middle East

Here’s the Slow-Jam Cover of Michael Jackson’s “Remember the Time” You Never Knew You Wanted

Confession: this Michael Jackson fan holds the not-quite-consensus opinion that his 1991 album <i>Dangerous</i> was, in fact, far superior to its …

Gift Guide: For the Gluten-Free Home Cook

From cut-out cookies to the ubiquitous cheese and cracker tray, the holiday season often feels like it's knit together with strands of stringy gluten. For your friend who follows a gluten-free diet, here are some gifts that they can enjoy during the holiday season and beyond.<p>GIR Spatulas<p>Earlier …

Jose Garces’s New Philly Restaurant; New Year’s Eve at Distilled

• Jose Garces opened a Cuban and Caribbean diner dubbed Rosa Blanca in the heart of Center City in Philadelphia this week. The menu features …

Seven Fishes for Seven Dishes

The day before Christmas, it's no meat for me,<p>Even though I'm a non-believer,<p>on Christmas Eve,<p>I only eat from the sea.<p>The feast should have seven dishes<p>of fishes that day.<p>No one really knows why,<p>it's just what they say.<p>Here then are the fishes,<p>in no particular order,<p>for the feast,<p>I present to …

Ivan Ramen's Slurp Shop: Damn the Authenticity, Full Speed Ahead

Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop<p>600 11th Avenue, Inside Gotham West Market (44th street and 11th Avenue; map); ivanramen.com<b><br>Setting:</b> Upscale food court<b><br>Must-Haves:</b> Smoked white fish donburi, slow-cooked pork donburi, chili eggplant mazemen, classic shoyu ramen<b><br>Service:</b> Food court-style self-service, but the …

Take a Tour of Gotham West Market

GalleryTake a Tour of Gotham West Market<p>The far west of Hell's Kitchen is still somewhat uncharted territory for many New Yorkers looking for serious food—one gust of wind can spin you back two blocks from whence you came, and certain times of the evening you can literally find yourself walking …

Heston Blumenthal Wire

Three Michelin-starred British chef <b>Heston Blumenthal</b> tells <i>British GQ</i> the strangest rumor he's ever heard about himself: "When I opened the Fat Duck, people thought I was <b>the third Roux brother</b>." [British GQ]

Dry-Brined Turkey

8 to 10 Servings<p>No patience for a traditional brine? The dry brine is applied directly to the turkey's skin for a few hours, delivering big flavor and less hassle. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Citrus and Peppercorn Dry Brine, Garlic …

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Recipe: Fennel-Lemon Latkes with Toasted Caraway Sour Cream

Fennel-Lemon Latkes with Toasted Caraway Sour Cream<p>Makes about 15 latkes<p><i>For the sour cream:</i> <br>1 teaspoon caraway seeds <br>1 cup sour cream <br>1 tablespoon …

Latkes

Techniques – Switch (Let The Machines Do The Work remix): New music

Warning: This remix of Techniques' debut single could make you want to dance like the man in the video<p>Techniques is the work of Manchester's James Mulholland, a man who started making music by picking up whatever instrument he could find and just giving it a go. Initially working only in his …

How to Make Dorito Bread. Because You'll Want To

"The inspiration behind this preposterous recipe was the desire to create something juxtaposing man’s most basic sustenance, made with the ancient tradition of a wild yeast starter-with an ingredient most modern, heavily processed, and addictive: the Dorito," says Andy Rapoport, proprietor of …

Baking

This Russian Activist Nailed His Balls to Moscow's Red Square

Petr Pavlensky is a political artist who has wrapped himself in barbed wire to protest his country's "repressive legal system" and sewed his mouth shut as a show of support for Pussy Riot. I called him up to chat about his latest action.<p><i>Petr Pavlensky at a protest</i><p>Every year, Russia honors its …

Russia

16 Potato Recipes for Thanksgiving: Mashed, Roasted, Hasselback'd, and More

It's hard to find a Thanksgiving table that doesn't have potatoes on it, but all too often that means a bowl of dry mashed potatoes or bland roasted ones. But as easy as it is to mess up potatoes, with a little technique it's almost as easy to make them one of the most delicious parts of the meal. …

Look Inside the Tapas. Spanish Design for Food Exhibit

Grid View<p>Tapas Art Show<p>Are tapas an art form? A new exhibit that opened in Miami last week argues yes: <i>Tapas: Spanish Design for Food</i> "shows how creativity boosts the taste of food at the table, in the kitchen, and also in product design," says curator <b>Juli Capella</b>, who coordinated the exhibit as …

Bizarre Bites: Taste Testing Rattlesnake Rabbit Sausage

8 Gadgets to Help You Pull Off the Best Thanksgiving Ever

• <b>1</b> <b>Thermapen Instant-read Thermometer</b>, $96 from Thermoworks: Get in and get out with this instant-read thermometer.• <b><br>2 Quad Kitchen Timer with …

Gear & Gadgets

In Fear – review

A couple get lost looking for a hotel in Ireland in this smart, scary film<p>Television director Jeremy Lovering has made a shrewd, watchable feature-film debut with this scary movie, candidly but intelligently influenced by classics such as Straw Dogs and Deliverance as well as the more recent The …

Listen: Planningtorock calls gender a lie in her new song, “Human Drama”

Berlin-based producer Jam Rostron, a.k.a. Planningtorock, will release her new record, <i>All Love’s Legal</i>, on February 10th through Human Level …

Morning Bop: Let LIZ Take You Back To The 2000s

Music<p>Your trusted destination for top music news, music industry information, and concert details.<p>Pop<p>Here's what we want to see on her long-awaited …

Preview: Rihanna “What Now”

Before its world premiere on Friday, Rihanna gives fans a teaser of her new video “What Now.” Filmed in Thailand over the summer, RiRi lets out every …

Listen: VISUALS get woozy on new song, “Slowed Down”

New York-born, Berlin-based producer Andrew Fox, a.k.a. VISUALS, has a new self-titled EP out through Nicolas Jaar’s own Other People label. Already …

I Have Detected a Ghost with Science

This being the time of year for ghosts, I decided to install a piece of software designed to detect when spirits may be, unbeknownst to me, spying on my Internet habits. I'm not sure who would be interested, exactly - personally I can't think of anything worse than watching over someone's shoulder …

Science Fiction

El-P and Killer Mike to release Run the Jewels 2

El-P and Killer Mike will continue forward as Run The Jewels with a second collaborative LP in 2014. El-P confirmed the news on Twitter late Friday …

What’s going on Saturday? (The Orb, Jessie Ware, Justice, Mad Professor, Kendrick Lamar, Frankie Rose, Pampers & more)

<b>The Orb @ Coachella 2009</b> (more by Carl Johnson) <b><br>Jessie Ware in Central Park in August</b> (more by Robert Altman)<p>Browse our <b>full NYC show calendar</b> for all …

Listen: Angel Haze covers Lana Del Rey’s “Summertime Sadness”

As much as Angel Haze’s ongoing “30 Gold” freestyle series has been about landing lyrical KOs, it’s also given the young MC a chance to show off the …