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This Beet and Sour Cherry Salad Is a Study In Contrasts

Spending your money on ripe sour cherries is a serious commitment. For me, the promise of cherry pie doesn’t outweigh the pressure to pit and/or freeze several pounds of very expensive fruit before it turns to soup, which happens seemingly overnight—but apparently, the promise of a marinated beet salad sure does. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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These Cold, Spicy Noodles Will Soothe Your Sweaty Soul

Summertime is, to me, synonymous with spicy peanut noodles, which I’ve been making every summer since I was allowed to cook pasta by myself. I love them so much that they almost make suffering through vicious, swampy heat and humidity feel worthwhile. Almost. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Perfect Lemon Curd in the Microwave

No matter how many flawless custards or mirror glazes you’ve made in your life, some culinary techniques just seem to invite disaster, especially those that hinge on precise temperature control. If you need to evenly heat a delicate substance to a precise temperature, the microwave might seem like a horrible…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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We Trained an AI to Generate Lifehacker Headlines

Artificial intelligence (AI) seems poised to run most of the world these days: it’s detecting skin cancer, looking for hate speech on Facebook, and even flagging possible lies in police reports in Spain. But AIs aren’t all run by mega-corporations and governments; you can download some algorithms and play with them…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Stop Overthinking Your Marinades

No matter what your local Grilling Enthusiast Bro says, marinade mixology ain’t rocket science. At a bare minimum, all you need is a good bit of salt, probably some fat, and a smidgen of acid for basic flavor enhancement and tenderizing action. Sweet, spicy, and/or funky elements are optional, but never unwelcome. Read more… Continue […]

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You Don’t Have to Fry Green Tomatoes

As the temperatures climb past Arctic levels and the birds spend sixteen hours a day loudly heralding the arrival of Doin’ It Season, the brief and glorious highlight of my year—tomato season—seems close enough to touch. Of course, it’s still a long way off, but green tomato season has only just begun.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to make pastry cream

Editor’s note: Lucky Peach was a magical food magazine that existed from 2011 to 2017. It was beloved by readers, regarded as a destination publication for writers, and won a slew of James Beard Awards. After its untimely demise, the website—and all the stories it ever published—disappeared into the digital ether. In…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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