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5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

Yotam Ottolenghi’s weekend breakfast recipes

Good morning. Making breakfast together as a family on the weekend isn’t for everyone – there’s definitely more washing-up and clearing-up than when one adult is in sole charge – but it is a fun way to get everyone involved in a “project”. Whichever way you choose to do it, these three weekend …

Eggs

This Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Is Better than Takeout

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken<p>Serves 4 to 6<p><i>For the chicken:</i> <br>1/4 cup cornstarch <br>1 teaspoon kosher salt <br>1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper <br>1 1/2 …

Slow Cookers

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Italian Food

Fitbit has invested $6 million in glucose-monitoring startup Sano

Sano has been around since 2011, but hasn’t shipped its product yet<p>Fitbit has invested $6 million in a glucose-monitoring startup called Sano, in what appears to be part of Fitbit’s larger plans to make its fitness devices more valuable for overall health.<p>The investment was first reported by CNBC …

Wearable Tech

A stovetop pizza oven that hits 600F in 10 minutes

The $77 Pizzacraft PC0601 Pizzeria Pronto Stovetop Pizza Oven is a clever design: it's a stovetop oven that has a large thermal mass (thanks to a …

Kitchens

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for fried party snacks for new year and beyond

Room for one more party, yes? Just one more slice of cake and one more glass of wine? New Year’s Eve marks the line between one year and the next, of course, but for many of us it also marks the cut-off point between indulgence and abstinence. What better way to tread this fine line, then, than to …

The best albums and tracks of 2017: how our writers voted

Alexis Petridis<p><b>Albums</b><br>The Horrors – V<br>Kendrick Lamar – Damn<br>Jane Weaver – Modern Kosmology<br>Perfume Genius – No Shape<br>Lorde – Melodrama<br>Powerdance – The Lost Art of Getting Down<br>Baxter Dury – Prince of Tears<br>Father John Misty – Pure Comedy<br>Syd – Fin<br>Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory<p><b>Tracks</b><br>Selena Gomez – Bad …

DJ Khaled

This Crunchy Thai Quinoa Salad Is the Perfect Lunch

The bringing-your-lunch-to-work struggle is real. But easy salads like this one — with quinoa, crunchy veggies, and a flavorful peanut sauce — will …

Healthy Eating

Making Sense of iCloud: A Complete Guide to Apple’s Cloud Services

I’ve been using iCloud for years and it’s become essential to how I store photos and documents, send emails, and sync and backup my devices. However, …

Zha Jiang Mian—Minced Pork Noodles

<b>Minced Pork Noodles—Zha jiang mian 炸酱面</b> is a famous noodle dish across the country. However, you may see many restaurants offer it as Beijing style …

Steamed Fish with Ginger Cilantro Recipe

Rinse fish fillets lightly under cold water and drain thoroughly in a colander; place in a bowl.<p>Make the ginger marinade: Combine rice wine, ginger, …

50 iOS Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Delete <i>Words With Friends</i>. Forget <i>Flappy Bird</i>. And for goodness' sake, get rid of <i>Candy Crush</i>. These are the mobile games you want on your phone

Mobile Gaming

How to make a killer Drummer track in GarageBand for iPad

Drummer is one of GarageBand’s best features. It’s a virtual drummer that comes up with entire drum parts for your song. Or rather, it’s 15 drummers, each of whom has a different style, from hard rock to Latin rhythms, to trap and dubstep, to the hippie Finn, with his cajon and hand claps.<p>Drummer …

Easy Recipe for Lokma (Fried Sweet Dough)

Lokma is a Turkish fried sweet dough that is covered in a simple syrup. Served as a dessert, lokma is a popular coffee accompaniment. You can add …

Shopping

Yotam Ottolenghi’s sweet potato recipes

At Thanksgiving a year or so ago, I ate so much of one sweet potato dish that I almost made myself sick. The layered potato slices were topped with marshmallow and drizzled with maple syrup, so I should really have known better.<p>I also wish I’d known that not all sweet potatoes are equally sweet, …

Sweet Potatoes

How to turn any song into a ringtone with GarageBand for iOS

There are very few iOS tasks that still require a Mac. One of those is getting your own ringtones onto your iPhone. You can buy them, but you can’t add a downloaded ringtone onto your iPhone without hooking up to iTunes. Or can you? GarageBand on iOS lets you save your own creations as ringtones, …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for warming autumn soups

Six years ago today, my husband Karl and I entered into a civil partnership. And six years before that, the first gay civil partnership in the UK took place at 11am on 5 December 2005. So what’s all this got to do with soup? Well, soup will for me always mean comfort and home, and comfort and home …

How to make a sourdough starter—and keep it alive

The perfect loaf starts with some bacterial friends.<p>Sourdough bread, tangy and chewy, is my favorite bread for grilled cheese sandwiches (white cheddar only, please), pesto paninis, and eating an entire loaf in one sitting. To rise, this bread doesn't rely on the packets of dried yeast you find in …

Bread

Ham With Homemade Cola and Maple Glaze

This is an easy and delicious glaze to use on your holiday dinner ham. This recipe makes the perfect ham for your Thanksgiving or winter get together …

Breakfast

Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

Stress less this Thanksgiving with our best make-ahead recipes and tips.

Cooking

This White Pizza Sauce Will Change You

The recipe that might make you ditch tomato sauce for the rest of your pizza life.<p>Picture a slice of pizza. Crispy, chewy crust. Bubbly, melty cheese. Maybe some curled pepperoni cups or some tender, umami-packed shrooms. A glisten of olive oil. And the sauce. That herb-filled, garlicky, creamy, …

Cooking

The French Cheese Puffs You Can Keep in Your Freezer

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>There are two-dozen Parmesan gougères in my freezer ready to bake off at a moment's notice. I have zero parties on the …

Baking

A Dramatic Tree House by Budget-Conscious DIY Builders

In a remote second-growth forest in Sullivan County, New York, is an off-the-grid tree house that was constructed with the help of the trees around it.<p>Sited on a steep, sloping hill surrounded by trees, the 360-square-foot project was designed to accommodate a limited $20,000 construction …

Treehouses

You can now order a shipping container tiny house on Amazon

<b>This fully-finished (and furnished) 320-square foot tiny container home is connection-ready for water, sewer, and electric.</b><p>It was only a matter of …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s mushroom recipes

Talk of “earthy flavours” is pretty common at this time of the year, but it really bears repeating in the case of mushrooms, because they taste so very much of the soil from which they grow. Mushrooms don’t have any chlorophyll, so are unable to harvest energy from sunlight, which means they have …

Mushrooms

Why you want a macOS home server, and how to get one going

Sure, you can get a network attached storage device, or rely on somebody's cloud -- but, I've run a Mac-based home server for a very long time. Why …

MacBook Air

2017 Nikon Macro Photo Contest Winners Show The World Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Sometimes bigger is better, but other times it's all about the details, and as you can see from the winners of Nikon's 2017 Small World …

Nature Photography