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Kimchi Spaghetti with Bacon

<i>Korean fusion pasta – kimchi spaghetti is made with creamy mushrooms, crispy bacon, buttery kimchi and Korea’s secret sauce gochujang! The final</i> …

The BoomStick makes any wired headphones sound better

A $99 dongle for your ears<p>Most of us would like our music to sound better, even if we're not willing to do much about it. The only real solution — buying better headphones — costs money, and picking the right ones takes time and effort. That's why a new company called BoomCloud 360 created the …

Audiophile

Spicy Cold Kimchi Noodles

There’s no better way to beat the hot summer weather than having some addictively spicy Korean noodles! Do you agree with me? There are many ways you …

Food

Dak Galbi (Korean Spicy Chicken Stir Fry)

<i>How to make delicious and authentic ‘Chuncheon style Dak Galbi’ in your home.</i><p>Dak Galbi or dakgalbi (닭갈비, Korean spicy chicken stir fry) is by far my …

Spicy Pickled Green Beans and Fennel

8 Servings<p>These hot and sour pickles make a perfect garnish for Bloody Beers (click for recipe).<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound green beans, trimmed<p>2 tablespoons kosher salt plus more<p>1 fennel bulb, thinly sliced<p>1 lemon, thinly sliced, seeds removed<p>6 chiles de árbol or ½ tsp. crushed red pepper …

Food Preservation

Weeds are the future of healthy eating

Urban foraging could help address the nutrition crisis in America’s low income communities, researchers say<p>A few summers back I was in the middle of coordinating the weekly community harvest at San Francisco’s Alemany Farm when a few of our regular “customers” showed up to cut and collect some of …

Gardening

The 100 best films of the decade (so far), #51-100

The tough truth about year-end lists is that they’re usually composed in a hurry. When we first started talking about putting together this list last …

Asghar Farhadi

19 Savory Cookies for Your Next Cocktail Party

The holidays might be long behind us, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on the festive baking. While we’ve already shared our favorite <i>sweet</i> cookie recipes, we’re ready to explore the savory cookie world. Whether you’re serving these tasty treats at your Oscars party or #justbecause, these …

Dessert

The Dead Model and the Dirty Billionaire

Pedro Gaspar was a fixture in New York’s nightclub scene. Why did his sudden death—above a modeling agency tied to Jeffrey Epstein—go unnoticed?<p>This …

8 Chef Upgrades for Roasted Potatoes

Roasted potatoes are a simple, satisfying side dish for any meal. Here are eight chef’s takes on this crowd-pleasing dish.<p>Roasted potatoes are a …

Russell Brand absolutely demolishes Fox News over Ferguson coverage

On the latest episode of his Web series, the British comedian takes Fox to task for its one-sidedness<p>Russell Brand eviscerated Fox News’ coverage of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday, blasting the network for its one-sidedness.<p>“It’s so outrageous,” Brand said on the latest episode of …

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Spicy Peanut and Sesame Noodles

If I had to choose only one type of food to eat for the rest of my life, it would unquestionably be pasta. It is absolutely, undoubtedly my favorite …

The Fresh Ramen Kits From Sun Noodle Will Knock Your Socks Off

If you've eaten great ramen in New York or LA, chances are you've eaten Sun Noodle. With three factories—their original in Hawaii, one in LA, and their newest in New Jersey—they produce almost 100,000 servings of noodles daily, supplying hundreds of restaurants. They've been called the Pat LaFrieda …

Spiced Fava Bean Soup with Rice and Tomato

6 Servings<p>Preparing this soup on the weekend means lunch is ready to grab and go on your way out the door Monday morning.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium onions, peeled, quartered<p>4 garlic cloves<p>½ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 teaspoons ground cumin<p>½ teaspoon ground …

Food

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Definitive Oral History of a TV Masterpiece

Joel Hodgson Platon<p><b>Released in 1966</b>, <i>Manos: The Hands of Fate</i> is a D-minus of a B movie: Its plot, about desert-­dwelling pagans, makes little sense. …

Meat tent: Because art is disgusting

Admittedly, my art knowledge is neither vast nor sophisticated, but I <i>do</i> know I love me some Cronenberg-style body horror. And I’ll be damned if the …

Pea Pancakes

4 Servings<p>Topping these fresh blini-like pancakes with smoked salmon would make an ideal appetizer for a party.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup shelled fresh peas (from about 1 pound pods) or frozen peas, thawed<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>3 large eggs<p>1 cup low-fat cottage cheese<p>1/4 cup …

Pancakes

The Woody Allen Allegations: Not So Fast

Twenty-one years after the first allegations that Woody Allen abused his adopted daughter, that incident is back in the news.<p>As anyone with access to …

The worst thing ever written

Her name was Ebony Dark’ness Dementia Raven Way: vampire, witch, time traveler, sex bomb. When she first appeared online in 2006, she was wearing a black corset, a leather miniskirt, pink fishnets, black combat boots, red eye shadow, and had purple streaks in her hair. In time, she would come to …

Pho: Vietnamese Rice Noodle Soup with Beef and Fresh Herbs

My first bowl was in Paris 30 years ago. It brought instant devotion. Hot steaming broth with wafts of ginger, anise and clove, slick rice noodles, …

Spices

How Facebook reveals your friends list even when it’s set to private

Facebook promises that you can control who sees your friends list. But that might not always be true.<p>Irene Abezgauz, a vice president of product management at Quotium, found a vulnerability in Facebook’s “People You May Know” feature.<p>In short, just about anyone on the Internet can find out who your …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Cooking

Sen. Al Franken lets loose on Facebook for facial recognition

Facebook has learned what you look like, and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) isn’t sure that’s for the best.<p>In fact, he seems pretty dang sure the company will inevitably use your “faceprint” for something sinister or at least unapproved at some point in the future — if regulators let this go …

Embrace your small penis, men: Everyone else is lying anyway!

Only one man in 100 reaches beyond the 5-to-7-inch average. Why are men lying, and why do women expect more?<p>Intellectually, a man knows that the size of his penis shouldn’t be specifically relevant in a relationship, to him or to a woman. His common sense tells him that it will certainly not be the …

'Dear Mr. Jesus,' a 1986 Child Abuse Song, Turns Into Radio Phenomenon

December 12, 1987|LORI E. PIKE<p>The hottest topical record of the Christmas season isn't another hunger-relief song or a catchy remake of a yuletide classic. It's "Dear Mr. Jesus," a gentle lullaby featuring a little girl singing about child abuse. Sample lyric:<p><i>Dear Mr. Jesus I just had to write to</i> …

AirPlay

Watch Hot Chip's Pitchfork Music Festival Paris Set

<i>Photo by Tonje Thilesen</i><p>Pitchfork.tv is proud to present video from this year's Pitchfork Music Festival Paris, made in conjunction with La Blogothèque. Watch Hot Chip's entire 80-minute set at Grande Halle De La Villette below.<p>Revisit Ryan Dombal's interview with the band, and watch footage of …

Music Festivals