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These 8 Companies Are Ditching Plastic Straws. Here’s How They Are Replacing Them

Starbucks announced its plans this week to eliminate all plastic straws from its stores by 2020, which the company described as “forward thinking in …

Pollution

These Honey Garlic Baked Cauliflower Bites Are Irresistible — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

10 Delicious Toppings for Toast (Besides Avocado)

Mix up your go-to breakfast with these yummy combos. (Think peaches and prosciutto, apricots with ricotta and honey, and more!)<p>For those tired of …

Breakfast

WATCH: People Trash Quotes From Obama’s SOTU When They Think It’s Trump’s

On Friday, Campus Reform uploaded a video in which Cabot Phillips catches people in their biases.<p>In the video, Phillips reads excerpts from a State …

Chicken and Rice Soup Is a Lesson in Thrifty Cooking

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Canned chicken noodle soup was the meal my mom warmed up for us on sick days while she balanced getting us well (read: …

Best Fried Chicken in the U.S.

While fried chicken traces its origins to the South, innovative chefs across the country understand the innate appeal of the homey, crunchy, juicy …

Cooking

If you liked ‘Making a Murderer,’ you’ll love Netflix’s new docuseries on corruption in food

You don’t have to be obsessed with Michelin-starred restaurants to enjoy Netflix’s new docuseries about food. <i>Rotten</i>, which is available to stream on …

Making a Murderer

The 9 Best Leadership Books to Buy in 2018

Our favorite books will help you become a better leader<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>Alexander the Great once said that he wasn’t afraid of an army of lions …

Sheryl Sandberg

Pinterest Says These Will Be the Biggest Food Trends of 2018

It's almost the end of 2017, and that means it's time to start looking forward to 2018. Every year, Pinterest puts together a list of its biggest …

Where To Warm Up With Houston’s Best Bowls of Soup

A chill has fallen over Houston, and winter weather has officially arrived. Instead of burrowing indoors with a boring can of chicken noodle, let these icy temperatures be an inspiration to enjoy a warm, comforting bowl of soup.<p>In search of gumbo, pozole, or something more traditional? Use this map …

Cooking

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

WATCH: 5 Tasty Ways to Dress Up a Cornbread Mix—Without a Recipe

Even the most serious Southern cooks will admit to using store-bought cornbread mix at some point in their lives. (And if they won’t admit it, they …

Top chefs reveal the worst things diners do in restaurants

If you lie about being gluten intolerant, won’t let fellow diners tuck into their food until you’ve photographed it from every angle, and douse your …

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Chili

On a cozy Fall night when staying in sounds like a good idea, there's almost nothing more comforting than a big pot of homemade chili. And if your memories of chili involve little more than underseasoned ground beef and beans, these chefs' recipes are here to help you make an upgrade. Whether you …

5 Unusual Facts About Google's Odd (and Wildly Successful) Management Practices

These people practices are terrifying for companies with traditional, command-and-control leadership styles. But they work for Google.<p>One of the things I truly admire about Google's management approach is that, like the rest of Google, its HR leaders look at real-world data to engineer the …

Leadership

14 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

And you don't need Amazon Prime to use them.<p>You already know about all the secret perks that come with a Prime membership, but some of these …

Shopping

Woman Videos Confrontation With Man On Plane Sending Fat-Shaming Texts About Her

Video of confrontation goes viral<p>Don’t mess with Natalie Hage.<p>Yesterday, she was on a flight from Dallas to Los Angeles for a modeling shoot when she …

The Cost of a Bad Hire

“He was a D1 football player. A walk-on who earned a full ride.”<p>I was bragging and so very proud of my first hire as a rookie VP of Sales. I was sure …

Employment

11 Things I Wish I'd Known About Making New Friends As An Adult

It can be a difficult process.<p>If you try a new hobby and you find you don't like it (or you don't like the community), that's okay! Move on and try something else. The important thing is to keep trying stuff until you find the right thing for you.<p>"But they might say no!" Yeah, they might. And …

Sleeping In on Weekends Could Have a Surprising Benefit

So you should definitely do it.<p>If your weeknight sleep schedule leaves you feeling downright exhausted by the time Friday rolls around, the last thing you want to hear is that catching up on sleep on weekends is no good for your health, as states recent research from the University of Arizona in …

Where Your Net Worth Needs to Be at Every Age

Wondering if you’re on track for a solid financial future? If you’re just stepping into adulthood, you may be worrying about your job and student …

Retirement

31 Simple Marketing Cheat Sheets For Business Owners That Don't Understand Marketing

Marketing your business can be tough, and it helps to have excellent resources to keep you up-to-date and effective.<p>This list covers 31 of my favorite guides, checklists and cheat sheets that cover the basics of marketing: everything from SEO, to email marketing, to social media, to blogging. Add …

Marketing

7 Odd Things Successful People Do Over the Summer That Lazy People Do Not

I bet you don't do these.<p>What does it take to become successful--at anything?<p>I'll tell you what. It doesn't start with taking the summer off. That's for sure.<p>Summer is nothing more than a change in temperature--and if you live somewhere like California, then summer is even less noticeable. Sure, …

Success

How I launched a side hustle that earns enough to cover my mortgage payment — and requires less than 10 hours of work per week

I loaded my iPhone with apps like Evernote, Outlook, Mail, and Agenda to keep track of to-dos, appointments, and meetings. But I found myself more unfocused and lost in the swirl of life than ever.<p>I started using an old-fashioned notepad for my to-do list, and liked it. Then I started printing my …

Are You Always Chasing the Urgent at the Expense of the Strategic? Here's How to Flip That

Practical tips for breaking the cycle of getting consumed with working on urgent things but never getting to the real priorities that you know need your time.<p>No matter what you read, most entrepreneurs and business leaders talk about how critical ruthless prioritization is as a singular driver of …

Time Management

50 Grilled Cheese

Make a sandwich from Food Network Magazine for any meal of the day—even dessert!<p>Andrew Purcell<p>Classic (No. 1)<p><b>How to make grilled cheese:</b><p><b>1. Heat 1</b> …

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Chefs Alice Waters, Jacques Pepin Say ‘Top Chef’ Does ‘Disservice’ to Cooking - SFGate

Renowned chefs Alice Waters and Jacques Pepin say reality competition cooking shows such as “Top Chef” and “Chopped” are doing a “disservice” to the art of cooking.<p>The famous chefs, who are the subjects of the PBS documentary series “Chefs Flight,” said at the Television Critics Association press …

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, April 30

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, April</i> …

Shopping

Table for Two: Serious Eats Joins Flipboard

Before becoming the “missionary of delicious,” foodie Ed Levine had two great passions: baseball and jazz. After throwing one too many curveballs, …