Nick Parnell

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Rough Crafts builds the Monster café that Ducati won’t

As everyone keeps saying, Ducati has missed a trick by not having a contemporary SportClassic in its range. Rough Crafts is here to show us what could be done, with this superb Ducati Monster-based café racer.<p>It doesn’t quite cut the same silhouette as the original SportClassic. But according to …

Motorcycles

The 13 Best Noir Films to Stream When You're Looking for Something Dark

When noir films were introduced to audiences in the early 1940s, they were captivated by cynical tales of cities rife with steady corruption, easy …

Entertainment

Gooey Butter Cake III Recipe

"This cake uses a cake mix to make a crust, over which there is a cream cheese layer. Easy to make."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix<p>…

Dessert

These 14 Easy Pastry Recipes Will Make Your Kitchen Smell Like a Boulangerie

If you have a sweet tooth, you probably don't like to choose favorites when it comes to dessert. Cupcakes, cakes, ice cream, gelato, cookies, you …

Baking

Chef John's Butter Puff Biscuit Dough Recipe

"This biscuit dough is similar to puff pastry but uses a much less fussy procedure. It works great for fruit tarts, ham and cheese turnovers, and …

Baking

Joseon: Photos of the Life of Ordinary North Koreans

‘Joseon’ — this is how the inhabitants refer to their country. In Korean it means “Country of morning freshness.” Outside its borders it is known as …

North Korea

Can-Am Cafe: A Ducati 848 with dual nationality

If the name Mike Salek sounds familiar to you, you’ve probably been with us for the long haul. Because seven years ago, when retro Honda CB café racers were all the rage, Mike built an incredible example of the type that melted our servers. Then all went quiet.<p>A few days ago, Mike got back in …

How to master cacio e pepe, the deceptively difficult paragon of pasta

The first time I attempted to make cacio e pepe, I thought it had to be just about the easiest pasta dish to make, outside of the un-sauced spaghetti …

Italy

Super Sport, Supersport, And SuperSport - Ducatis By Any Name

<b>Perhaps more than any</b> other Ducati, the various generations of the Supersport are Borgo Panigale’s most perpetual conception of the sport …

Trader Joe's xiao long bao—dare this Chinese food writer say it—is pretty decent

If I’m forced to burn my Chinese card at the end of this review, I will grasp onto it with white knuckles until the very last second. Because I’m …

Food & Dining

Doppelgänger: Kaspeed's Ducati track day SuperSport

Custom motorcycles are supposed to be one-offs: unique creations that make a statement about the owner or builder. Making a direct copy of someone else’s work is a no-no.<p>But over the years, we’ve heard tales of established builders being asked to replicate another custom bike. The answer is …

Motorcycles

Pocket Rocket: Sticking a Ducati 250 into a Moto3 chassis

Most customs start out with a frame and motor from the same donor. But sometimes it’s a mix and match affair—and every once in a while, we see a truly exotic pairing.<p>This pint-sized racer from Analog Motorcycles is the most unique match-up to come our way: a 1968 Ducati 250 ‘narrow case’ motor …

Motorcycles

31 Taco Recipes That Prove You Can Eat Tacos For a Month Without Getting Bored

"Don't you ever get bored of eating tacos? You eat them every day." If this is something you have heard and promptly answered with a big resounding no, then this "challenge" is just for you. Straight ahead you'll find a month-worth of taco recipes — chicken, steak, pork, fish, and vegetarian — that …

Cooking

11 New Trader Joe's Products You Must Try In July

11 New Trader Joe's Products You Should Try This Month<p>Because what kind of summer would it be without Trader Joe's?<p>July 23, 2018<p>I sometimes ask …

Healthy Eating

These Are 5 the Best American Whiskeys, According to More Than 50 Experts

Only five American whiskeys were won golds at this year’s International Spirit Challenge, most of which are surprisingly available. The 23rd year of …

Kentucky

Why Chinese Salt-Baked Chicken Is the Juiciest Chicken Ever

When it comes to cooking chicken, few techniques can truly surprise us anymore. We’ve fried, grilled, and steamed chicken, stuck them into rotisseries, braised them in stews, pan-fried them under bricks, even roasted them with a beer can stuck up their nether ends. All in all, it seems like we’ve …

Recipes

The Absolute Best Way to Cook Zucchini Noodles

Congrats! You've successfully made zoodles in a spiralizer. Now, onto the important question: how do you actually cook them? Unlike pasta, you fortunately don't need to wait around for a pot of water to boil. Instead, you treat the veggie "noodles" as vegetables you'd normally sauté on the stovetop.<p>…

Food

The Lemoniest Lemonade Recipe Tastes Like Liquid Sunshine

It takes one extra step and a few—okay, more than a few—extra hours, but it is WORTH IT.<p><i>Basically editor Amiel Stanek spends all day every day trying to help readers get dinner on the table as quick and efficiently as possible. So when he gets to cook at home, he likes to slow things down and be a</i> …

Bernie Sanders

26 Drool-Worthy Recipes That Star Trader Joe's Cauliflower Gnocchi

Unless you've been living under a rock with Spongebob's pal Patrick Star for the past few months, you're likely aware that Trader Joe's now sells cauliflower gnocchi. As soon as the budget-friendly grocery store began offering the nuggets of gluten-free goodness, they've flown out of the freezer …

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

A photographer visited North Korea 6 times to see what life is really like — here's what he saw

After publishing hundreds of photos from six visits to North Korea, it was an offhand comment that got French photographer Eric Lafforgue banned.<p>Lafforgue had seen Spanish tourists wearing Kim Jung Il shirts and told a friend that they likely wouldn't wear them in Barcelona. The Spaniards heard it …

The Trader Joe's Cheeses You Need in Your Life

Trader Joe's is a treasure trove for those who know what to look for, offering everything from killer snacks to sneakily great beer and wine. But …

Trader Joe's

Micro-Architecture: 40 Big Ideas for Small Cabins

In spite of their apparent simplicity, small cabins have always been a welcome design challenge in which scale, materiality and habitability must be …

Trader Joe's Unsweetened Almond, Cashew & Macadamia Nut Beverage Just Hit Shelves & It's A Dairy-Free Game Changer

I'm pretty sure Trader Joe's just threw down the gauntlet. Sometime in the not-too-distant past, a TJ's exec sat at a big conference room table in a …

9 New Trader Joe's Items That Came Out In June That You Are Going To Fall In Love With

Summer is a time for adventure, but adventure can mean a lot of things. A most underrated form of adventure is that of the culinary variety. Now, …

The true story of Three Identical Strangers gets crazier at every turn—and then seriously disturbing

There are three different potential audiences for the documentary <i>Three Identical Strangers</i>: 1) people for whom that title signifies nothing in …

Caffè Crema: Ad Hoc’s luscious Ducati 900 SS

The Ducati 900 SS is one of the great bargains in the motorcycling world. And not because it’s a bad bike. On the contrary, it’s an entertaining ride in an old school kinda way.<p>That makes the 900 SS an excellent donor bike for a custom job. You can pick up a good example in the USA for as little as …

Motorcycles

Michael Stipe's New Orleans Guide | Goop

This week we bring you a thoroughly researched piece on New Orleans by our very first guest editor, Michael Stipe. Aside from being the frontman in …

PRECIOUS METAL. MotoRelic’s Beautiful ‘Ruby’ RD400 Cafe Racer

<i>Written by Martin Hodgson</i>Good memories are prompted by many things, they intoxicate all the senses and nothing in the motorcycle world brings all …

The Secret to Amazing Quiche

With its buttery crust and rich, eggy filling loaded with crumbled bacon and tangy Swiss cheese, Quiche Lorraine is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for …