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Simple Springtime Dishes

Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Apricot and Candied Fennel

8 Servings<p>Buttermilk lightens the traditional all-cream panna cotta base—without sacrificing lusciousness.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 envelope unflavored powdered gelatin (about 2½ tsp.)<p>2 ¾ cups heavy cream, divided<p>⅔ cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar<p>3 cups buttermilk<p>¾ cup dried apricots, preferably …

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Simple Springtime Dishes

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Strange Beauty at the National Gallery – in pictures

The National's spring show delves deep into the German Renaissance, from Hans Holbein the Younger's The Ambassadors to Jan Gossaert's A Man Holding a Glove. Strange Beauty: Masters of the German Renaissance is on until 11 May 2014

The Making of Fantastic Mr. Fox - Book By Its Cover

My first stop in a bookstore is often the film/animation section. The amount of creative work going into today’s films and animations is staggering, …

50 Books by Women Authors to Read for #ReadWomen2014

I applaud anyone thinking of doing #readwomen2014, even as I’m not sure I’ll be doing it myself in any formal way. Making it a point to read books …

The Lazy Girl's Guide to Staying Svelte

For the lazy girl in all of us, here's a guide on how to stay slim.<p>Eating clean and consistent workouts are proven to boost metabolism, increase muscle (and therefore after burn) as well as blast fat. But if the Polar Vortex has you skipping both in the name of maintaining mental and stay warm …

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The Best Wireless Routers of 2018

Keep all of your gadgets cruising along with a top-notch Wi-Fi router. Here's what you need to know to optimize your wireless network, along with our …

Wi-Fi

Dyson Aims for a Cordless Revolution With Tiny, 120,000 RPM Motor

Dyson recently released the DC59 Digital Slim, a gadget that the company is touting as its most powerful cordless vacuum to date—so powerful that it …

Lean Green Portable Power Machine – Ultra Thin External Battery Keeps Your Gadgets Going Longer

<b>Lean Green Portable Power Machine</b> features ultra-thin 800mAh high-capacity USB external battery for iPhone, android, iPads, laptops, and more, in …

Zentangle: Pattern-Drawing as Meditation

If greater creativity and more mental balance are among your new year’s resolutions, look no further than Zentangle — a type of meditation achieved through pattern-making, created by artist duo <b>Maria Thomas</b> and <b>Rick Roberts</b>. Each pattern is built one line at a time, organically combining simple …

This App Lets You Copy and Paste From Your Mac to iPhone

You’re on your computer trying to be productive. Then, suddenly, your friend chats you a link—it’s an owl taking a bath! You want to watch, but you …

The Secret of Life from Steve Jobs in 46 Seconds

It’s hard to believe it’s been as long as it has since Steve Jobs died. And yet, despite all the personal remembrances and timeless quotes and unearthed documentaries, this 46-second interview excerpt featured in a recent PBS documentary on Jobs captures his wisdom, his genius, and his vision for …

Students Should Be Tested More, Not Less

When done right, frequent testing helps people remember information longer.<p>Testing is terrible for learning, destroys student and teacher morale, and impedes opportunities for productive, meaningful teaching. This oft-repeated axiom has become accepted as true without proof. Opposition to testing …

How To Make Your Clothes Last Longer

But if you take those bargain finds home and neglect to treat them with care, you'll likely have to replace them again in no time flat. However, if you properly care for your clothes, they'll last longer, and that'll save you even more money in the long run.<p>Taking care of your clothes can give them …

What's your favourite tip about drawing?

What's your favourite tip about drawing that you always share?<p>Three of my tips about drawing<p><b>Carry a sketchbook with you all the time and you will do</b> …

John Birdsall - America, Your Food Is So Gay

<b>I was ten in 1970, a shy kid growing up in a scrub-oak suburb south</b> of San Francisco. Our house was pitched on stilts sunk in a steep hillside, …

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Neil Gaiman on the Secret of Genius

“Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul,” <i>Calvin & Hobbes</i> creator Bill Watterson observed in his superb 1990 Kenyon College commencement address, “is a rare achievement.” Indeed, the search for meaning, the life of purpose, the quest to do what makes you come alive — those …

Ripoff nation: How Verizon and AT&T stacked the deck against cellphone users

Heads they win. Tails you lose<p>If you live in America, there’s a good chance you’ve not been overjoyed by your wireless plan. Simply by using a device essential to your daily life, you have been screwed. Let us count the ways.<p>If you overestimate how many voice minutes, text messages and data usage …

Getting Your Hair Cut Dry (NOT Wet) Could Change Your Entire Salon Experience

Many men waltz into the barber shop, plop down into a seat and get their hair cut -- dry. No shampoo, no conditioning treatment, no head massage. But women would never even consider getting their hair cut dry, right?<p>Wrong. There are actually women out there getting their hair cut <i>before</i> the shampoo, …

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10 Food Christmas Gifts to Avoid Like the Plague

<i>First Appeared on Food Riot, by Sara Bir</i><p>I've spent plenty of holiday seasons on the other side of the register. Sure, the pay stunk, but it was fun in its manic way. The many shots of free espresso we brewed with the automatic coffee machines and the ceaseless soundtrack of peppy Christmas …

eReader vs Tablet -- Kindle Fire HDX vs. iPad mini with Retina vs. Kindle Paperwhite -- Which to Buy?

Should you purchase a full-featured tablet or a select-features tablet or an e-reader? That may be a better way to ask the question. Do you want to spend the money on an iPad? If so, nothing else will do. If you're invested in the Apple ecosystem, there is no way that any other device is going to …

Genius Miso-Creamed Kale

Every week on Food52, Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.<p><i>Today: Creamed greens were always comfort food, but now they don't need the steak on the side.</i><p>Creamed spinach -- let's own it -- is just an excuse to eat swirls of cream.<p>The greens are almost …

33 Festive And Beautiful Foods To Make For Christmas

There are so many great things about the holidays. One of them is presents; all of the rest of them are food.