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Quickly Soften Your Butter With This Easy Hack

Butter is an art, not a science. Cream or milk is churned—ferociously, lovingly—until it achieves the thick, spreadable consistency we love on toast, folded into cakes, or melted into shallots. Butter, that cornerstone of French cuisine, takes many forms. Like a chameleon, butter adapts to its …

19 Labor Day Side Dish Recipes That Work

When you're planning a cookout you might have a tendency to focus on the mains—whether you're grilling up burgers, brats, or anything else, side dishes can quickly become an afterthought. But if you're so busy with the entrees that all you serve them with are mayo-drenched coleslaw and potato salad …

Cooking

iPhone audio trick goes viral

Social media users are going crazy about a little known iTunes trick that can let you jack up the volume on your audio.<p>It involves changing the equalisation setting while playing audio on your device. In sound recording and reproduction, equalisation is the process commonly used to alter the …

Social Media

The best outdoor gear for camping, hiking, and exploring nature

It's Wilderness Week here at <i>The Verge</i>, and that means thinking about all the ways we can explore and admire nature, even if our park getaways happen to be few and far between. Because every good outdoor experience involves traveling light with gear that lasts a long time, we've put together a list …

Backpacking

Where to Get the Best Sandwich In Every State

From sea to shining sea—and ham to melted cheese.<p><i>This story was written by our friends at Spoon University.</i><p>There is nothing more freeing than being able to hold an entire meal in the palm of your hand and know that a superb variety of flavors and textures await you with every bite. Okay, maybe not …

Sandwiches

The Rebel Virgins and Desert Mothers Who Have Been Written Out of Christianity’s Early History

The rebels of early Christianity, like Melania, Paula, Susan and that guy Jerome. (All Illustrations: Matt Lubchansky)<p>I. From Silk Robes to Hairshirts<p>…

17 Rainy Day Soup Recipes to Make in 20 Minutes or Less

It’s raining and you forgot your umbrella. And your rain boots. This evening you’re going to need something warm and incredibly easy that you can whip up in less than half an hour. We know the feeling, so we’ve come up with 17 amazing quick and easy soup recipes for a tasty and speedy dinner that …

Cooking

We Tested 5 of the Most Popular "Magical" Recipes on the Internet

<i>So you don't have to.</i><p>Recipes make lofty claims. Too many call themselves the best, while some take it a step further ("the world's best") and some are a bit more humble ("very good").<p>But perhaps the grandest, most far-fetched claims of all are those of "magical" two- or three-ingredient recipes …

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Windows 10

24 Ribs Recipes to Bring Out Your Inner Pitmaster (or Grillmaster)

There is nothing better than a rack of ribs. Except for two racks of ribs. These grilled, smoked, and slow-roasted ribs recipes are the best of the best.<p><b>Nothing says, "I'm a grilling boss,"</b> like a perfectly-cooked, fall-off-the-bone-tender rack of ribs. Every single one of these recipes will turn …

Cooking

28 Quick and Easy Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

<i>No more boring salads… ever! These dreamy homemade dressing recipes will make you want to scarf salads all Summer long!</i>So as I’m sure you can already …

Healthy Eating

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's sentiment, we're …

Cooking

Snapchat 'worth $15bn' after Alibaba invesment

Chinese ecommerce group may be making a defensive move against rival Tencent, which owns WeChat messaging app<p>Alibaba is investing $200m in Snapchat, propelling the notional value of the photo-messaging app to a stellar $15bn (£10bn).<p>The funding from the Chinese ecommerce company, first reported by …

NYSE

The Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)

GalleryThe Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)<p>A grilled cheese is a grilled cheese, right? I mean, it's the first meal that most of us learn how to cook at home by ourselves. It's the perfect midnight snack or soup-dipper. It's great for kids, but is never …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

Obama: It's 'on me'

President Barack Obama came to the White House podium Thursday to apologize. And apologize. Then apologize some more.<p>The press conference was the kind no president ever wants to have: admitting his political enemies have a point. He conceded that a project his administration spent years on is …

Potato Gratin Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 669

BBQ Meatballs Sub recipe by the BBQ Pit Boys

How To Make Gravy

Exactly How My Mom Makes Her Awesome Gravy.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 10, 2013 88<p>I’m trying to be timely!<p>I’ve got to tell you that my mom is the gravy …

How to Make Mashed Potatoes | Potato Recipes | AllRecipes

Kansas City BBQ Sauce recipe by the BBQ Pit Boys

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Slow Cooker Recipes > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40 <i>Comments »</i><p>As far as I’m …

How to Make Baked Macaroni and Cheese | Pasta Recipe | AllRecipes

Football Food! [115 Recipes for Football Parties]

Home > Recipes by Season > Fall > 115 Recipes for Football Parties<p>115 Recipes for Football Parties<p>September 9, 2013 // 25 <i>Comments »</i><p>Yesterday marked …

Stephanie & Rev. Jim Wallis - 09/09/2013 - The Stephanie Miller Show

How to Make Easy Oven-Baked Ribs - The Easiest Way