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The best method for cooking asparagus is 2,000 years old

I used to think I didn’t like asparagus, but it turned out to be—as these aversions often are—a textural problem. Their stalks would remain fibrous …

Asparagus

Infographic: 1 of These 4 Strengths is Your Superpower

Gretchen Rubin's best-seller The Four Tendencies explains how to capture your biggest strength. A new Quid Corner infographic shows your best motivation<p>Personality assessments are a dime a dozen, though they often fall into complex ranges and systems. They are detailed, heavy and usually too …

Infographics

3 Simple Ways to Make Your Employees Excited to Come to Work Every Day

What any leader, in any industry needs to know.<p>Employee engagement is one of the most highly discussed topics in the corporate world. Peruse any business media site and you'll quickly find stories about the best places to work, the coolest companies, and the cultures that are doing phenomenal …

Employee Engagement

1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …

Dessert

Gyudon (Beef and Rice Bowl) Is Japan's Most Foolproof Dish

If ramen is like the hamburger of Japan, <i>gyudon</i>—steamed rice topped with beef and onions simmered in sake and soy sauce—is its hot dog: a quick, easy meal that's equally at home at the food court or on your kitchen table.<p>You know that scene at the beginning of <i>Saturday Night Fever</i> where John Travolta …

Big in Japan, souffle pancakes are a light and fluffy breakfast treat | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Trust the Japanese to turn a simple breakfast into something special. Don’t make this for a crowd – the batter deflates quickly. If you’re cooking …

This beautifully designed 'dumb phone' can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Brooklyn-based startup Light has set an impossible goal of getting people to put down their smartphones.<p>Light launched in 2014 and a year later debuted its first product, the Light Phone. It could only make calls and tell the time, and the company described it as a "quite a smart 'dumb' …

Apps

Kevin Smith Had a ‘Widowmaker’ Heart Attack. Here’s What That Means

The comedian and director had a 100% blockage of his left anterior descending artery.<p>After suffering a “massive heart attack,” Kevin Smith is on the …

Biomedicine

These 14 Instant Pot Recipes Will Knock Your Family's Socks Off — and Won't Cost You More Than $20

Let's be honest, the Instant Pot is a busy parent's BFF. You can make pretty much anything your little heart desires — from rice to seafood to yogurt and beyond — and you don't have to sit around waiting for water to boil or an oven to preheat. So what could be better for moms and dads who have to …

Cooking

Shoyu Ramen – 醤油ラメーン

<i>This savory Shoyu Ramen Recipe is super easy to whip up at home, but is loaded with the deeply nuanced flavor you’d expect from your favorite ramen</i> …

Soysauce

Korean Bulgogi Taco Recipe

Cut off any excess fat from the short ribs then thinly slice the beef and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Place in a large bowl or in a plastic …

I’ve Been Making Asian Nachos for Years—and Now Everybody Wants Them

We come across a lot of food trends—yes, like the currently hot Asian nachos. It’s our job to go through them and use years of cooking and eating …

Cooking

Boneless Crispy Pata Recipe

Debone the pork leg then boil in water with peppercorns, salt, and bay leaves until tender, about 1½ hours. Remove from the cooking liquid and …

An Easy Guide to Asian Noodles

IMAGE Aldwin Aspillera<p>Don’t be overwhelmed by the variety at your supermarket’s Asian aisle. Here's a quick guide on the most common types of noodles:<p>…

This Chicken and Rice Soup Is Capable of Curing Any Bad Day

By Rachel Karten<p>When things go to s***, I make this soup.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the chicken and rice soup recipe that social media manager Rachel Karten couldn't live without.</i><p>There are lots of ways …

Text Messaging

Pork and Shrimp Siomai Recipe

Your fave dumplings are easy to make! You can also make the pork-and-shrimp mixture ahead and freeze it, take them out when you're ready to make a …

The Five Pillars of Popovich

Since Gregg Popovich took over as head coach of the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs 21 years ago, the rest of the league’s teams have replaced their leaders …

Basketball

Everyone Will Love This Honey Garlic Butter Chicken

If you're like me and would rather wipe down your cast iron than clean a sheet pan (because parchment paper doesn't always cut it), then this recipe …

Cooking

How to Make From-Scratch Japanese Curry That's Better Than the Box

"The Japanese, who are probably the world's greatest culinary aesthetes, don't hesitate to serve a greenish-yellow glutinous mess over their rice and label it 'curry.'" And thus Madhur Jaffrey, in <i>An Invitation to Indian Cooking</i>, cut down Japanese curry with the swiftness of a samurai sword.<p>To be …

How to Make Ramen from Scratch - FineCooking

Call ramen Japan’s soul food. Thin wheat noodles in a rich broth imbued with meat, veggies, and toppings, it’s a soul-satisfying meal in a bowl. …

New York City

Ginger-Soy Roasted Chicken Recipe

Combine ginger, garlic, brown sugar, soy sauce, canola oil, and pepper in a bowl. Pour mixture over chicken, cover, and refrigerate for at least 4 …

Slow Cooker Black Bean Chili with Kahlua

This black bean chili is a little bit naughty, but mostly nice as we round the corner into the new year. Quite honestly, I'm not sure the world needs …

Cooking

'The fruit of war': Pope Francis prints photo of Nagasaki victims

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pope Francis is having cards printed and distributed showing a 1945 photo of victims of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki along with the words "the fruit of war."<p>The photo captures a boy carrying his dead brother on his shoulders while he waits for his turn at the crematory. It was taken by …

History
Soup

Ozoni – Japanese New Year Mochi Soup お雑煮

<i>Celebrate the arrival of the new year with a simple, delicious Japanese ozoni ((お雑煮 ) soup! This is a Kanto style ozoni with a clear kombu and dashi</i> …

Ice Cream

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Asian Pot Roast: A New Take on a Classic Sunday Dinner

Pot roast. It’s a dish that conjures images of mom’s cooking, cozy Sunday dinners with family, and cold wintery weather. In other words, it’s the …

Soysauce

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for Christmas veg Penang curry

My mother is the queen of transforming leftovers into new wonders, and she comes into her own on Boxing Day, the biggest leftovers challenge of the year.<p>Christmas, after all, is a game of two halves. The first is Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (which I covered in last week’s Food Special), when …

Boxing Day

Japanese souffle Cheesecake

Leave the cream cheese at room temperature to soften. *1<p>Prepare the 17cm(or 7”) in diameter and 7.5cm(or 3”) tall round cake tin. Spread unsalted …