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Recipe: Simon Hopkinson’s raspberries and custard

Simple and sublime: chilled custard and sweet raspberries make a great pudding.<p>In essence, a small dish of unburnt <i>crème brûlée</i> custard topped with …

Dessert

How to Give Strawberries the Gift of Immortality

Strawberry Honey Butter<p>Makes a scant 2 cups<p>2 sticks (8 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch cubes, at room temperature <br>1/4 cup honey <br>1/4 teaspoon …

Dessert

Reinventing Entrepreneurship: Focus on Making a Difference and You'll Make Plenty of Money

Very few entrepreneurs will be billionaires but all of them can make a positive difference in the world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’re living in scary brutish times. Brexit, Trump, wars and rumors of wars. Every day, Gordon Gecko’s “greed is good” creed seems …

Entrepreneurship

70 Powerful Habits That Will Get Your Life Back on Track | Inc.com

<i>What can I do to quickly get myself back on track? originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Understand that life is the ultimate video game: It keeps leveling up, and you have to level up with it.<br>• Do …

Self-improvement

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

This Professor's Wine and Cheese Pairing App is the Coolest One We've Ever Seen

Want to win friends and influence people at your next drinks party? Here's how.<p>Creating mapping software that visually plots the relationships …

Why You Need a Morning Ritual, not Just Morning Routine

You probably already have a morning <i>routine</i>, where you get up, clean up, get ready for the day, and head out the door. What you may be missing is a …

Can Cold Showers Boost Your Metabolism?

A blast of chilly water may do the body good — but are the shivers worth it? Of all the beauty trends out there right now, this one might take the …

Wellness

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

Time Management

4 Free Small Business Marketing Tools

Here's a list of four marketing tools that add real value -- but don't cost a thing!<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>There’s only one thing better than finding a cool new marketing tool, and that’s finding a <i>free,</i> cool new marketing tool. Here’s a list of four …

Small Business

4 Trends in Social Media That Are Changing the Game | Inc.com

Savvy brands have been using social media to engage with their audiences for a long time, and with continuous changes, updates, and additions making these platforms better and easier to use, brands no longer have an excuse to avoid using social.<p>As a marketer and leader, you have your choice of free …

Public Relations

Rick Steves: Why you should visit Europe in winter

Every summer, Europe greets a stampede of sightseers. Instead of jumping into the peak-season pig pile, consider planning a trip for the off-season — generally that means November through March. Here are some things to know when planning a winter trip:<p><b>It's cheaper:</b> Off-season airfares are often …

European Travel

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

Nutrition

Garden trends for 2017

The urban jungle<p>Smaller houses, more people renting and an ironic passion for Seventies kitsch has led to a trend for indoor plants.<p>Instagram allows hipsters the opportunity to boast about their cheese and rubber plants, often displayed in macramé hangers. John Lewis’s annual shopping habit report …

5 mental tricks to help you manage stress and be more 'mindful' in 2017

If there's one thing that 2016 has taught many of us, it's that it helps to have a way to calm our minds and quiet our hearts. Just how do you do that? Try "mindfulness."<p>That, essentially, means being more attuned to what's going on around you and inside of you. "Mindfulness is an open-hearted way …

10 Necessary Tips for Baking Simple Bread at Home

Master baker Uri Scheft explains what breads to start with, his yeast preference, and why you might want to start meditating.<p>No disrespect to that loaf you just bought at the supermarket, but once you learn to make bread at home, your life will change. It's a task that may seem daunting. Kneading. …

Bread

You’ve Never Seen an Omelet Like This

Step 1<p>Separate the egg whites and yolks and place in two medium-sized bowls. Whisk egg whites until soft peaks form (when you hold up the whisk, the …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that allow humans to access a different mental or emotional space than the one they …

Brain Imaging

How to Stop Worrying About Everything

This article originally appeared on Health<p><b>Q: How can I stop worrying about everything?</b><p>Sorry to sound like a downer, but you can't completely stop …

New York City

The Genius Deck

Please Tell Us You're Roasting Chicken on Top of Other Stuff

The best vegetables have been underneath your roast chicken the whole time.<p>Have you ever looked at a pile of vegetables and thought about how much better they would be if they were actually a big piece of meat? Hm. That's not actually possible, but the closest you can get is roasting a chicken on a …

Cooking

Pictorial history of vending machines, from Ancient Greece to today

I didn’t appreciate Japan’s ubiquitous vending machines until I was on a hike through the countryside outside of Tsumago on a sweltering July …

Japan

Antidepressants may be doubling risk of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, study suggests

Antidepressants, among the top prescribed drugs on the planet, may be contributing to Alzheimer’s and other brain-destroying dementias, new Canadian …

Best Flounder Recipes

Don’t write off flounder as a boring fish—it’s extremely versatile and can be used in a variety of dishes. Because of its mild flavor, this flaky …

Seafood

Sausage rolls with Mushrooms and Caramelized Onions

These sausage rolls are made with mushrooms and caramelized onions. They have become kind of like a Wellington sausage roll.<p>I thought of making a …

Mushrooms

Want to Break a Bad Habit? Science Says Do These 4 Things | Inc.com

It's 3 p.m., and you're knee-deep in an afternoon energy slump.<p>You head towards the office kitchen to grab a glass of water where you're encountered by a box of treats that seems to be calling your name. "Just one," you swear. But that's the third time you've given in to your sweet tooth this …

Freelancing

5 search engine optimization trends for 2017

With every passing year, search engine portals develop new algorithms and rules with the hope of combating spam links and people trying to play the system.<p>These new rules set by Google, Bing etc. means that every webmaster must stay abreast to the ever changing SEO landscape in order to help …

The Fluffiest White Bread in the World

Whether you call it milk bread, pain de mie, or shokupan, this is the ultimate loaf<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, add the …

Baking

7 Practical Tips for Digital and Social Marketing Success in 2017

As the New Year begins, I want to wish you and your families a joyous holiday and a happy, healthy, peaceful and prosperous 2017!<p>In the spirit of …

Here’s how to get out of a bad mood, according to science

Much like being sucked into a black hole (we imagine), bad moods after arguments can seem like a crushing vortex from which it is impossible to …

Psychology