Google parent Alphabet's Larry Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook round out the top 3 of the annual MediaGuardian 100 power list, while Taylor Swift moves up and Rupert Murdoch is the highest-ranked traditional media boss. read more
A Chicago police officer facing a first-degree murder charge for shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is scheduled to return to Cook County court Monday to learn if bail will be set for his possible release or if he will be ordered to remain in custody. Officer Jason Van Dyke has been held without...
Hanukkah, like Thanksgiving, is primarily about food and family for most of us. Unlike Thanksgiving, it takes place over the course of eight days, which means more opportunities to cook and eat delicious dishes and less stress on any single day. Show More Summary
Photo by Danny Clinch Last night, Chvrches appeared on Phil Taggart's BBC Radio 1 show to contribute a "Bedtime Mix", designed to help you fall asleep. Below, listen to the band's Iain Cook mix My Bloody Valentine, Aphex Twin, Mogwai,...Show More Summary
“Do you want to go to a tamales cooking class with us on Saturday?”, a friend of mine asked. My response was an immediate yes, considering that I had been fun-employed and didn’t really have a ton going on.. But, I had to pause for...Show More Summary
Like many 19-year-olds, Carla Bieg loves hanging out with her roommates. Together in their Edgewater apartment, lonely nights turn into fun-filled evenings of cooking meals together, curling up on the couch with a good movie or folding laundry while chatting about the world. Unlike other college-aged...
Were you crazy busy with holiday cooking, spending time with your friends and family, buying gifts, taking midterms, and generally trying to get things done before it gets really cold? Us, too. Which is why we’re posting this handy dandy … Continue reading ?
The Mstick is a curious little device. It doesn't immediately appear to fall easily into any category and yet has multiple useful functions. It seems conspicuously unusual and yet strangely compelling. It's just an LED light stick. But...Show More Summary
Philippine citrus fruits calamansi (Philippine lime) and dalandan (Philippine orange) have found their way to menus in restaurants outside of the country. Apart from being used as ingredients and garnishes when cooking, they have also been turned into liquor by the oldest distillery in the Philippines established in 1852, Destileria Limtuaco & Co.-- by way [...]
The Duffy brothers transformed their bacon recipe into Tender Belly, a pork products wholesaler and retailer. Today, their business is going whole hog.
Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. If you live in the US, you likely spent the last five days either cooking a big meal, consuming a big meal, and/or perusing the big sales. We were only in charge of the cranberry […]
Uncle Paulie slices garlic for a prison feast in Goodfellas | Image: Warner Bros.When one thinks of inmates cooking in prison, an image that often comes to mind is the scene in Scorsese's Goodfellas, in which the gang on the inside gathers to cook a large, delicious meal complete with wine, Italian bread and the works. Show More Summary
An Israeli startup is planning to help families everywhere turn their food scraps into cooking gas. HomeBioGas Ltd has just launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring a compact biogas converter to urban and rural areas in developed countries, and to underserved communities in developing countries. Show More Summary
I know I have been MIA the last few days. Hopefully you were too busy making memories with your loved ones to notice. My days were spent cooking and cleaning, taking a trip to the Christmas tree farm (and 3 trips to the store for enough lights), and making cookies with this guy: That’s a […]
Welcome to Mostess: a week-long series on the art of entertaining, for women who are too busy for Pinterest. Deb Perelman's food blog Smitten Kitchen is beloved by home cooks for being equal parts stylish and user-friendly. For Mostess, the Cut asked her to devise an easy but impressive dinner... More »
Weed has gone gourmet. Here's how chefs are cooking with it.
Learning to cook for yourself at home is a valuable skill that can save you money and make others happy. The learning process can be daunting, but getting better just means doing it, not cooking the best meal of your life every time. Read more...
Tyshawn Lee’s traumatic, final moments prior to being gunned down in a Chicago, IL alley have been revealed. According to ABC News, Cook County prosecutors’ investigation has led to the chilling discovery of the slain 9-year-old’s final minutes. Show More Summary
My Thanksgiving Turkey Yeah....I am not intently focused on food right now. A week of cooking and then a few days of nonstop eating will tend to put me off my feed. And I have a confession: I had a...
René Redzepi’s cooking at Noma made Copenhagen a restaurant hub; now all of Denmark is a draw.