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Poutine Pizza Is An Indulgent Yet Practical Way To Enjoy Canada's Most Delicious Gift

O Canada!<p>The welcoming nation of polar bears, Swedish fish and genuine apologies is the same nation that created poutine.<p>Yes, the extraordinary French fry dish, smothered in gravy sauce and cheese curds, hails from up north. The grub is perfect as is, save for one caveat: The way it gets …

8 Easter Desserts That Will Impress Your Guests

These Easter desserts are as impressive as they are delicious. Get ready for the oohs and aahs!<p><b>1. Strawberry & Rhubarb Crisp</b><p>One of the easiest and best desserts I know. Tart rhubarb and sweet strawberries bubbling away in their own juices beneath a crunchy oat streusel topping. Serve warm out of …

Blogs | Food & Wine

Go behind the scenes at the Oscars of the food world.<p>"I think sometimes people go a little crazy with gadgets," said Izard. But there's one she loves.<p>…

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How to Fix Scratched and Creaky Floorboards

Follow these step-by-step instructions to fix your floor problems.<p>Repair Scratches in Floorboards<p>The best way to get an even wood floor is by sanding, but if you just have a few scratches, small holes, or gaps, they can be repaired without embarking on such a big job.<p><b>You'll Need:</b>Floor or …

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

Shakshuka: Cradle Your Eggs In A Cozy Blanket Of Tomatoes And Spices

There are many great ways to cook eggs. Poached, soft boiled, or scrambled -- we love them all. But there's one egg-cooking technique that often gets snubbed in home kitchens, and we're looking to change that here today. Baked eggs. If you've never had them, you'll love them. If you've never cooked …

Watch the teaser for Five Nights at Freddy's 3 if you feel like being creeped out

Scott Cawthon's creepshow of a game, <i>Five Nights at Freddy's 3</i>, has a new teaser trailer to haunt your dreams and steal away your hope.<p><i>Five Nights at Freddy's 3</i> takes place 30 years after Freddy Fazbear's Pizza has shut down, according to the game's Steam Greenlight page where it is currently …

The Secret To The Best Baked Ziti In The World

Working as a food editor in the East Village of NYC is much like being a kid in a candy store. Eating out is how we research, and the lower part of Manhattan has an insanely high concentration of great restaurants to eat at -- er, we mean research. There's the roasted duck at Momofuku Ssam; …

This Chrome extension will brighten your day every time you open a new tab

If you use Google Chrome as your web browser, do yourself a favor and install this extension right now. Just do it:<p>Earth View from Google Maps<p>The extension, released earlier this month by Google, displays a beautiful satellite photograph from somewhere in the world every time you open a new tab. …

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Fascinating gif visualises the patterns of flight

Just like the motion of sculling a skiff through the water, the motions involved in natural flight are never a symmetrical straight-up-and-down wing movement. Instead, it's a looping motion which rotates the direction of the lift force to provide forward thrust and increase speed -- as opposed to …

Infographics

To say that games have evolved from their modest beginnings a few decades ago would be an understatement. What used to be a few white dots on a black …

Mario Was Such a Jerk to Yoshi

We love to think that Mario and Yoshi were the best of chums, but when you examine the evidence in <i>Super Mario World</i>, it's pretty clear that Mario was …

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13 Crunchy, Creamy Facts That Justify Your Love Affair With Peanut Butter

A love for peanut butter is a love like no other. The sometimes smooth, sometimes crunchy spread is so amazing, you might start feeling like you're legitimately addicted. Because peanut butter goes so well with so many foods, you may have thought about having it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. And …

Create Better Black and White Photos Using Local Adjustments in Lightroom 5

I showed you how to convert your photos to black and white in Lightroom in an earlier article. But, considering it dealt purely with global …

5 Tools You Might Not Be Using in Lightroom

I am a professional wedding photographer and I end up editing thousands of images for my clients. While there are lots of wedding photographers who …

Apricot and Cherry Tart with Marzipan Topping

70<p>22<p>1<p>Shares 93<p>I once told a crowd that I was preparing a dessert for, that I don’t like sweet things. I didn’t realize it would get such a big laugh …

The Whole New Way to Make a Monte Cristo That Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich, you will devour this bread. Serve it with warm raspberry jam for dipping.<p>Growing up in North Carolina, there was only one diner. That's right. One. Herby's. I loved that joint. It had a purple life-sized half of a VW Beetle affixed right to the front of …

20th Century Café's Russian Honey Cake, in Animated GIFs!

After I tasted the Russian honey cake at this little café in San Francisco last year, I tweeted “This is the best cake I have ever eaten.” Its …

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Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

Loving Dad Creates Adorable Lunchbox Meals For His Two Children

<b>Loving parents</b> creating amazing lunchbox art get the thumbs-up around these quarters–just check out New York City-based lawyer Gamene and graphic …

Speed up Chrome for Android with this simple tweak

Chrome for Android is one of the fastest and most feature-rich browsers for Android. But a persistent problem has ruined Google’s mobile browser for many users – janky scrolling. Especially since Google replaced the AOSP Browser with Chrome as the default browser on new Android devices, people have …

See the world through Link's eyes in Zelda remake for Oculus Rift

A virtual reality clone of NES title <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> for Oculus Rift allows players to explore Hyrule through the eyes of the game's iconic hero, Link.<p><i>The Legend of Zelda</i>'s side-scrolling world is transformed into a 3D maze full of dangers. In the video above, YouTube user Vaecon explores the …

Now that's an ice cream sandwich. At @andrewtarlow's Reynard in Brooklyn.

The Serious Eats Cheese and Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>It's New Year's Eve, and your guests are about to come tumbling in. You set out bowls of salty snacks and a grand platter of cheeses. There's creamy white chèvre, a Stilton, some Brie, nutty aged Gruyère, tangy …

These Are the 16 Best Burgers of 2013

Twinkie, ramen, and Cronut buns. Pockets of deep-fried PBR. More bacon than Louie Anderson eats for second breakfast. 2013 was more than a slightly ridiculous year in the burger creation game, and we were there to greasily chronicle it all. While it was a torturous task, we picked out the 16 finest …