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Cooking Up Tinned Sardines

Most tinned sardines make a short hop straight into sandwiches or onto saltine crackers, but here are two main course recipes in which they play a starring role. mar52 uses them to make sardine tacos… READ MORE

Heritage Turkeys

Yes, Thanksgiving is looming. Getting an order in for a special turkey should be done soon. “Heritage” birds have become really popular. These turkeys are like those our ancestors had, before the days of the broad-breasted varieties. The Bourbon Red an READ MORE

One Size Fits All Knife Block

The Igo Kapoosh knife block is very cleverly designed. Rather than a solid block of wood, with slots that may or may not fit your kives, the Igo Kapoosh block is tightly filled with slim rods that adjust and hold whatever size blade you insert into it. .. READ MORE

Like a Hot Business Card Through Butter

Some of us use our business cards for hobnobbery, but Steve Wozniak uses his for steak noshery. READ MORE

What a Croc!

Mario Batali is called on the (red) carpet for his schlubby choice in footwear. READ MORE

A Bushel and a Peck

It’s apple season, and over at Slate, the magazine’s usually spot-on financial writer Daniel Gross has turned in a controversial (!) piece slamming U-pick apple farms. READ MORE

Silence of the Lambs

The New Republic shows how killing 125 sheep at a Vermont family dairy didn’t save the nation from mad-cow disease. READ MORE

Russian Thai?

There’s a handwritten sign in the window that says “Still Thai Food,” but this Thai place has clearly been bought by Russians–with awesome results, says mcchowhound. In addition to the Thai stuff, the menu offers “Russian favorites”... READ MORE

Sesame Sirens

You know those sesame ball things? That are, like, a thin shell of dough filled with lotus seed paste, rolled in sesame seeds and deep fried? TC Pastry has an outstanding version of those, says gordon wing. ... READ MORE

Imperial Palace’s Cantonese Riches and Other Flushing Tips

At Imperial Palace, arrive early or expect a wait. This Cantonese seafood house draws throngs even on weeknights for its signature Dungeness crab or lobster, steamed and served over sticky rice that’s put gloriously over the top by savory seafood juices. READ MORE