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Subaru Slams Through Window at Cigars on 6th

<b>Cigars on 6th</b>, one of Denver's premier cigar bars, is in need of repairs after a Subaru slammed through its front window, as <i>Westword</i> reported. The glass was broken and damage was done to the brick wall but there were <b>no injuries</b> to patrons inside or even the driver of the offending car.<p>A white truck …

50 ways you can tell you were born to be an entrepreneur

They're dissatisfied as employees, followers or consumers.<p>They want to create, build and grow their own enterprises, and they're filled with the passion of their own ingenuity.<p>Here are 50 habits that born-to-be entrepreneurs can't help but show. How many do you possess?<p>1. You can't sit still. …

Create a '26-Hour Day' With This Simple Strategy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are well intentioned as a species, to a fault.<p>Two of my new coaching clients are serial entrepreneurs who expressed challenges with time management. One of them mentioned that she has cut back on two hours of sleep to gain …

4 Leadership Fundamentals That Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the SEAL Teams, there were fundamentals we practiced on a daily, weekly or quarterly basis: shooting, jumping out of perfectly good airplanes, small-unit tactics, looking good in Speedos (that’s a joke -- the Speedos part, at least). …

8 Hugely Successful People Who Didn't Graduate College

Founder of FE International<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is formal education a necessity? Do you need to go to school if you want to build a successful business?<p>Most people are brought up to believe that going to school, getting good grades, working really hard and …

Herbie of the Week: Adam (He's Lost 135lbs & In the Best Shape of His Life!)

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Adam!After three years of failed dieting attempts, Adam turned to a plant-based diet in hopes of not only losing weight, …

Creamy Mushroom-Potato Gratin Recipe

1Preheat the oven to 400°F. In a stockpot or large saucepan over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Add the onion and salt and cook, stirring …

Recipes

The 4 Levels of Organizational Alignment

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An aligned workforce is a happy, engaged workforce. Unfortunately, alignment between an organization and its employees doesn’t come naturally -- it takes planning, hard work and communication.<p>Think of alignment as a playbook for the …

6 Smart Techniques to Connect With Influential People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The oft-quoted Jim Rohn adage that you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with has been found to be pretty accurate. Successful people tend to hang out with a bunch of other successful people. That’s not so much …

8 Team-Building Mistakes Richard Branson Would Never Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Richard Branson has launched more than 100 Virgin companies since starting Virgin as a mail order record retailer in 1970. He’s the only person to build eight billion-dollar companies in eight different industries. Because of his success …

10 Businesses to Start That Can Weather Any Economy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I don’t like to be an alarmist, but I continue to believe that we live in very unsettled economic times. There are some major unknowns that could push the economy south quickly and in a major way, such as:<p>The price of Apple stock. If it …

14 Classic Business Books You Can Download For Under $5

Some of the most influential business books are available for next to nothing (or even nothing) in the Amazon Kindle store.<p>For less than $5, you can gather timeless wisdom from classics like Dale Carnegie's "How to Win Friends and Influence People," build your economic background with …

How to Make Tortillas from Scratch

How to make the Italian version of mac and cheese, which Anthony Bourdain calls the world's greatest pasta dish

One of the earliest known recipes for macaroni and cheese comes from the 13th-century tome "Liber de Coquina," an Italian cookbook. In it, a recipe called "de lasanis" calls for cut-up sheets of pasta to be tossed with parmesan cheese, which sounds a lot like cacio e pepe to me.<p>If you've never …

6 Guacamole Additions That Are Better than Peas

Yesterday, President Barack Obama participated in a Twitter Q&A in which he fielded questions primarily about health care. But he also answered a few …

7 Killer Mac and Cheese Upgrades for National Macaroni Day

Put on your pasta pants and bring your salted water to a boil—it's National Macaroni Day! These super comforting, indulgent mac and cheese upgrades …

9 Awesome Corn Soups to Make This Summer

Sweet summer corn is delicious on its own, but the vitamin B-rich kernels are also terrific in soup.<p>Sweet summer corn is delicious on its own, but …

Hot Chicken Salad Casserole

At one of our girl’s nights recently, my friend Courtney brought this Hot Chicken Salad Casserole and I just loved it and went back for seconds. I …

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

I often have to come up with quick meals that are relatively easy to put together, so I came up with this recipe using a slow cooker, green enchilada …

This Creamy Chicken And Rice Dinner Always Hits The Spot!

One-Pot Chicken And Veggie Risotto<p>Risotto is a deliciously creamy Italian dish that everyone should try at least once. It’s a recipe that intimidates …

Perfect Baked Potato

4 Servings<p>Olive oil, salt, and pepper: This baked potato recipe is as blank-slate as it gets. Feel free to add other spices to the salt-and-pepper mix, such as cumin or smoked paprika, and finish with whatever cheese you like.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 russet potatoes (about 2½ pounds), scrubbed<p>…

Recipes

Green Peanut Butter Smoothie

Makes 2 Servings<p>“A vegan green smoothie with some depth: I love the subtle savory quality the kale adds to the classic PB–banana combo.” —Dawn Perry, senior food editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 banana<p>1 cup nut milk<p>1 cup torn kale<p>2 tablespoons peanut butter<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>Recipe …

Healthy Eating

7 Cheese Recipes That Are Better Than a Significant Other

Let's be real -- cheese is the best food ever. Yes, even better than bacon. Grilled cheese sandwiches and instant mac & cheese got you through childhood and college, and it'll get you through the rest of life because you just can't go wrong with cheese. Here are a few recipes that every cheese …

We're Bringing Mac Back This Summer: Best Macaroni Salad Recipes

Memorable because of the creamy mayonnaise-based dressing and mix-ins like hard-boiled eggs, smoky ham and crunchy celery, macaroni salad is a …

Cooking

This Might Be the Coolest Burger Grilling Trick of All Time

How do you keep burgers juicy? Start by filling up your ice tray.<p>There are a thousand ways—okay, maybe 100—ways to top a burger once it comes off the grill, but what about while it's sizzling over the flames? Graham Elliot, a judge on <i>MasterChef,</i> and my personal favorite, <i>MasterChef Junior,</i> wants you …

Cook Protein-Packed Crab Cakes

The essential recipe for the classic summer dish<p>There’s only one letter separating crab cakes from crap cakes.<p>Crab cakes—meaty, crispy, light—stand as one of summer’s most delicious meals. Crap cakes—bready, soggy, dense—taste like, well, crap.
 This season, conduct your own crab cake quality …

Seafood

A List of Ingredients for Making Beef Pho

01 of 09<p>Among all Vietnamese dishes, beef pho is arguably the best known and best loved outside of Vietnam. What makes it so unique? What sets it …

A Guide to the Best Baby Back Ribs and Spare Ribs

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>If you think there are a lot of opinions out there about what makes a great brisket, try having a conversation about the best way …

‘Cue up: A pitmaster class in barbecued spareribs

William “Onpurpose” Parson was born and raised in Denver’s Montbello neighborhood.<p>His interest in barbecue began in boyhood. “I had an uncle from …