Christopher Buxton

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We Dry Brine Chicken, and So Should You

We season our chicken well before cooking it, and yes, it makes chicken that much better.<p>If there's a way to make chicken taste better than it already does, we’ll do it. Which is why, whenever we've got time, we dry brine chicken with plenty of kosher salt before cooking it—and so should you. …

BBQ

Chicken Escabèche

You know what your Tuesday-night chicken wants? An irresistible tangy-sweet bath.<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon cumin seeds<p>1 tablespoon coriander seeds<p>⅓ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>1 medium carrot, peeled, chopped<p>6 garlic cloves, smashed<p>1 bay leaf<p>⅔ cup sherry vinegar or red wine …

Cooking

This One-Pan Indian Butter Chicken Is the Perfect 30-Minute Meal

There's something magical about picking up some spicy Indian takeout and pouring yourself a cold glass of Riesling on a night when you really don't …

Cooking

The Buttery, Flaky Flatbread We're Addicted To

When's the last time you had a flatbread that resembles a pancake and pulls apart like a croissant? That irresistible, buttery, flaky flatbread is <b>Malawach</b>. Yemenite Jews brought this traditional bread with them to Israel in the ‘50’s, and it was commonly eaten for breakfast where it was served with …

Recipes

Culinary SOS: Brown Sugar Kitchen's waffle recipe

The best waffles commercially available, I am prepared to state, come from Brown Sugar Kitchen, a small, fragrant breakfast diner on Mandela Parkway in West Oakland.<p>The waffles, Tanya Holland’s cornmeal-enhanced riff on Marion Cunningham’s famous yeasted waffles, are crisp, light and so violently …

Leave Your Passport At Home: 13 Exotic Dinner Recipes From Around The World

Whether you’re dreaming of an exotic vacation or just need need help breaking out of your dinner rut, you’re in luck — these dishes will transport your taste buds to faraway lands. And the best part is that they’re all easy to make with everyday supermarket ingredients.<p>1. Middle Eastern Lamb …

7 Clever Ways to Organize Food Storage Containers

Raise your hand if, despite your best efforts, Tupperware and other plastic—or even glass—food storage containers always seem to take over your …

Neat

How to do MASSIVE bunnyhops - MBR

Ali Clarkson knows the science.<p>Let trials maestro Ali Clarkson show you how to boost your bunny hops. Or, if you can’t do them yet, you can learn how …

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

The Great Grammar Debate: 5 Books on How to Write ‘Right’

If, as Oliver Kamm writes in his new book <i>Accidence Will Happen</i>, “learning rules of language is part of what it is to be human,” then arguing over what those rules are, and if they matter, is most certainly another part. Can you start a sentence with ‘hopefully?’ Is confusing ‘it’s’ and ‘its’ an …

Writing

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

There's a lot you can tell your Android phone to do. Yes, even "take a selfie."<p>With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will …

Every Day Is Pancake Day with These 24 Recipes

Breakfast

14 bands that impressed at SXSW

This year was my first SXSW experience, and there were some things I liked — breakfast tacos, the weather — and some things I didn’t like — long lines, #brands — but what was undeniable was there were a lot of bands at this thing. Like, so many bands. Just an ungodly amount of bands.<p>I only saw like …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Time Management

Can You Reinvent Dry Shampoo? 4 Radically Different Formulas to Try Now

Hair Care

Stephen Colbert says he turned to comedy to make his mother happy after plane crash killed his father and brothers

The late-night host was only 10 years old when his father, James, and his two older brothers, Peter, 18, and Paul, 15, were killed in the Eastern Airlines Flight 212 crash on September 11, 1974. It crushed him and his entire family.<p>"It's built into me the way like, the marble is built into the …

Stephen Colbert

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Say "No" to These 10 Things to Increase Your Success

Saying no can actually make you more successful. Here are 10 things successful entrepreneurs always say no to.

Entrepreneurship

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Self-improvement

Should you sit or stand while climbing?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> This video is courtesy of Global Cycling Network. The opinions expressed in this video do not necessarily represent the opinions of …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Cycling

A stronger core will help you pedal longer and more comfortably<p>Want to feel stronger on long rides? You need to strengthen your core. While experts may disagree on exactly which muscles comprise the "core" group, they almost all agree that improving muscular strength by developing the postural …

Journey Into The Sun's Guts With Benedict Cumberbatch As Your Guide [Video]

The actor narrates an awesome documentary about solar storms that could take out Earth’s technology<p>Without the sun, life on Earth would be impossible. It provides food for the plants that feed us, and warmth so that we don’t freeze to death. But the sun has a dark side. It is, after all, a giant …

Toyota creates awesome off-road Sienna

Also: New Details And Renderings Of Company's Texas HQ<p>Toyota is in the midst of relocating its North American headquarters to Plano, TX, on the outskirts of Dallas. It's a huge deal for Toyota, of course, and for northern Texas. But if you don't work for the company or live in the area, it may be …

How to easily root an Android device

Free utility KingoRoot makes it a snap to take total control of just about any Android smartphone. Here's how to use it.<p>Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace …

How the FBI says it connected North Korea to the Sony hack — and why some experts are still skeptical

The FBI on Friday said that North Korea was responsible for the massive hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The hack leaked personal employee …

How the Inventor of the Kimchi Taco Plans to Save the World

Here, a weekend's worth of excellent stories about food—in five fast clicks. First up: a look at chef Roy Choi's plans to save the world.<p>A weekend's …

21 new Android 5.0 features you need to know about

The new Material Design<p>A new lock screen<p>Hide sensitive content in notifications<p>Get longer battery life with battery-saver mode<p>Hang a Do Not Disturb sign<p>Add Trusted Devices<p>You can now search Settings<p>Use guest mode with friends<p>Keep apps Pinned<p>Access the improved Quick Settings<p>Quickly check your data …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Mozilla's new Things Gateway is an open home for your smart devices<p>Project Things is kicking off.<p>Matthew Hughes<p>How to build a UX portfolio with no work experience<p>A lot of user experience professionals who are active in our industry today have faced the question "How to …

Wearing Super-Cold Hat During Chemo May Prevent Hair Loss

A team of U.S. researchers are investigating the possibilities.<p>What's the first thing you'd want to know if you learned you had to undergo chemotherapy? Oncologist Susan Melin of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina told the Associated Press that often, her patients ask first …