Best Food Reading for 01/22/2017

Best Buffalo Brussels Sprouts – How to Make Buffalo Brussels Sprouts “Even if you hate vegetables, you won’t be able to stop eating these highly addictive (and totally disguised) pan-fried Brussels sprouts. Serve with buffalo sauce FTW.” tags: f Cheesy Brussels Sprout Dip – Baked In “Regardless of whether you’re…

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Best Food Reading for 03/22/2016

Asparagus and Two-Cheese Quiche with Hash-Brown Crust recipe | Epicurious.com “Get all the goodness of hash browns and a rich Fontina and goat cheese egg custard in this unexpected quiche. With fresh green asparagus and tarragon, it’s perfect for a springtime brunch, lunch, or light dinner.” tags: f easter asparagus…

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Best Food Reading for 03/15/2016

U.S. Wins World Championship Cheese Contest for the First Time in 30 Years | Food & Wine “We know that America makes amazing cheeses, but for all too long our delicious domestic offerings have gone underappreciated by the rest of the world. Finally, though, our curds are getting the praise they…

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Best Food Reading for 02/21/2016

Spanish Braised Chicken with Sherry and Saffron (Pollo en Pepitoria) “To make pollo en pepitoria that was rich but balanced, we brightened the lush nut- and egg yolk–thickened sauce with canned tomatoes (more consistent year-round than fresh tomatoes) and a little lemon juice. Adding some of the braising liquid to…

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Best Food Reading for 12/17/2015

Spaghetti and Meatballs All’Amatriciana recipe | Epicurious.com “Spaghetti and meatballs get spiced up with a classic Italian sauce. All’amatriciana hails from Amatrice, a town northeast of Rome. Classic all’amatriciana sauce is made from tomatoes, guanciale (salt-cured pig’s jowl), and hot peppers. Here, bacon stands in for the guanciale.” tags: f…

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Best Food Reading for 12/11/2015

7 Showstopping Prime Rib Roasts to Make for Christmas | Food & Wine “A tender, juicy prime rib roast is the perfect Christmas dinner centerpiece. Not only will it be the most impressive (and delicious) thing on the table, but it’s also easy to make.” tags: f christmas prime Classic…

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Best Food Reading for 11/16/2015

Pumpkin Gruyère Gratin with Thyme recipe | Epicurious.com “Any kind of firm, sweet pumpkin or squash can be used for this recipe. If you want a shortcut, you can buy pre-cubed butternut squash. Just make sure the surface of the squash looks fresh and moist.” tags: f pumpkin gruyère Stuffing…

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Best Food Reading for 11/10/2015

Pork and Kimchi Dumplings Recipe | SAVEUR “Homemade dumplings take some work, but they’re worth the effort for a rich pork filling livened up with funky kimchi.” tags: f pork kimchi dumplings The Food Lab: How to Sear Scallops | Serious Eats “The problem came down to two things: using…

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Best Food Reading for 11/05/2015

How to Understand and Enjoy Cheesesteaks | Lucky Peach “Philadelphia and cheesesteaks: two nouns synonymous in the annals of our national culinary lore. Popular history goes that sometime in the 1930s, Pat and Harry Olivieri operated a hot dog cart in South Philly, one that would soon become Pat’s King…

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Best Food Reading for 10/31/2015

Hungarian Casino Egg Salad | The Splendid Table “This egg salad supposedly originated with a chef who cooked for European royalty before a stint at the National Casino in Budapest, Hungary. Odds are you won’t find this delicious dish on any Las Vegas or Atlantic City menu, but it is…

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Best Food Reading for 10/11/2015

Ratatouille Toasts with Fried Eggs Recipe – Zoe Nathan | Food & Wine “Enchiladas aren’t just for dinner! Your brunch party guests will love this morning time twist.” tags: f eggs brunch Persian Herbed Frittatas with Fenugreek (Kookoo Sabzi) Recipe | SAVEUR “This variant of the classic Iranian frittata-like egg…

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Best Food Reading for 10/04/2015

Recipe: Chicken Tikka Masala — Weeknight Dinner Recipes from The Kitchn | The Kitchn “Although chicken tikka masala is more British than Indian, you’d be hard-pressed to find an Indian restaurant that doesn’t have this creamy, bright-orange dish featured prominently on its menu. But if you do, you’re welcome to…

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Best Food Reading for 09/27/2015

Asparagus and Two-Cheese Quiche with Hash-Brown Crust Recipe | Epicurious.com “Get all the goodness of hash browns and a rich Fontina and goat cheese egg custard in this unexpected quiche. With fresh green asparagus and tarragon, it’s perfect for a springtime brunch, lunch, or light dinner. “ tags: f asparagus…

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Best Food Reading for 09/14/2015

Cajun Shrimp Stew With Potatoes “Authentic Cajun dishes typically include three important ingredients, bell peppers, onions and celery. These are combined with aromatic herbs and spices such as cayenne, bay leaf, black pepper and parsley. This creates a distinctive flavor which has now become unique to Cajun cooking. The main…

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W3C 20th Anniversary: Memories

Today the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is celebrating its 20th anniversary as an organization. Luminaries and participants in the open standards effort will be gathering in Santa Clara, CA, this afternoon for a Future of the Web Symposium and then a Gala Dinner. I’m in New York, unfortunately, but I’ll…

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What I’m Reading on 12/12/2013

When Machines Get Creative « A Smarter Planet Blog A Smarter Planet Blog “The system uses text mining, analytics, and statistical reasoning similar to that of the Watson system. Where the virtual chef differs with its cognitive cousin is not only in its understanding of food chemistry, but its ability…

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What I’m Reading on 09/22/2013

Dinner Is Printed – NYTimes.com “THE hype over 3-D printing intensifies by the day. Will it save the world? Will it bring on the apocalypse, with millions manufacturing their own AK-47s? Or is it all an absurd hubbub about a machine that spits out chintzy plastic trinkets? I decided to…

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Daily links for 12/22/2010

Microsoft to Reveal New Version of Windows – WSJ.com “Microsoft Corp., feeling pressure from hit products like Apple Inc.’s iPad, is crafting a new operating system that deviates from the software giant’s heavy reliance on chip technology pioneered by Intel Corp., according to people briefed on Microsoft’s plans. The company next…

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Daily links for 09/23/2010

What Not to Wear Seeking Frumpy Female Journalists “Do you know “a Female Journalist who stands out from the crowd and not in a good way!” Meaning she’s unattractive? Why not ambush her with a visit from What Not to Wear? She’ll love you for it! Details below.” tags: fashion…

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What happens when I go to a conference

I’m spending a few days this week in Boston attending the Red Hat Summit in Boston, a large and very professionally done conference about their Linux, virtualization, and middleware offerings. Earlier today, IBM‘s Jean Staten Healy and I gave a talk called “Linux as a catalyst for a smarter planet.”…

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