1) THE DALLAS HOME MAKEOVER
Under the watchful eye of the Man in Black (who would have been 83 today, by the way), we’d love to make a meal in this re-tooled kitchen. Check out the entire house makeover featured on Design Sponge.
2) THE FLAVOR THESAURUS
First published in 2010, The Flavor Thesaurus teaches the language of flavor, and remains one of our library’s essential reads. Author Niki Segnit: “Following the instructions in a recipe is like parroting pre-formed sentences from a phrasebook. Forming an understanding of how flavors work together, on the other hand, is like learning the language: it allows you to express yourself freely, to improvise, to cook a dish the way you want to cook it.”
3) S’ALL GOOD, MAN
During episode 4 of Better Call Saul, main man Saul Goodman explained the origin of his alias. Holy crooked attorney, it was right in front of our ears all along: ” ‘S’all Good, Man.’ ”
4) EXPLORING PLACES BOTH ALIVE AND DEAD
In his trailer for his novel A Most Peculiar Trip: Searching for Miss Pereguine, filmmaker and author Ransom Riggs will take you on beautiful, meditative, haunting strolls through European abandonment.
5) GIRAFFEDATA, THE WIKI EDITOR
So, who edits Wikipedia pages anyway? The Wikimedia Foundation’s Steven Walling says: “One of my favorite Wikipedians of all time is this user called Giraffedata (pictured below),” he says. “He has, like, 15,000 edits, and he’s done almost nothing except fix the incorrect use of ‘comprised of’ in articles.”