Brandon Bell

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13 Ways to Let the Slow Cooker Make You Breakfast

I used to think the greatest thing about my slow cooker was the way it tackled dinner on super-busy weeknights, but then I learned that it does …

Slow Cookers

'Uber for trash' uses rideshare technology to collect waste

Four years ago, Greg Lettieri and Adam Pasquale found their startup idea in the garage.<p>The CEO and COO, respectively, of Recycle Track Systems (RTS) …

Sharpen and care for your kitchen knives

If you bought a nice knife for your kitchen, congrats! You took the first step toward making cooking easier and more enjoyable. But, don't stop there -- a good knife deserves careful maintenance, like sharpening and honing.<p>After a few weeks of use, new knives will become dull, forcing you to apply …

Recipe: Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Brisket — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone loves brisket, a Texas staple. Texans — Tejanos — are especially obsessed. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and …

10 Easy Dinner Ideas for Two People — Recipes from The Kitchn

I know firsthand it can often be a challenge to cook dinner for just two people. My husband and I have become experts at halving recipes or simply …

The Only Pot and Pan Brands Worth Buying, According to NYC Chefs

Have you ever walked into a vacation rental kitchen to whip up a delicious meal, only to realize that the cookware is not nearly as good as your own? …

Cast Iron Skillet

Should You Form An LLC Or An S-Corp, And What's The Difference?

Limited liability company (LLC) or S corporation (S-corp)? What do these business structures mean? As a business attorney, I always get the age-old question as to which one is best for you as a budding entrepreneur, balancing issues such as liability and taxation? Simply put, an LLC is a business …

Small Business

10 Slow Cooker Recipes for Two People (Who Like Leftovers)

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

Every New York City Venture Firm, Listed

As entrepreneurs brush off their pitch decks for the new year, they’ll likely realize that finding the right venture fund is tougher than ever. Even …

Lemon Bar Cheesecake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Pulse first 3 ingredients in a food processor 3 or 4 times or just until blended. Add butter, and pulse 5 or 6 times or until …

Slow Cooker Raspberry-Balsamic Glazed Meatballs

<b>Slow Cooker Raspberry-Balsamic Glazed Meatballs</b> is the perfect appetizer for any gathering and it couldn’t be simpler to make. Be careful if you …

49 Weird But Genius Items Most Added To Amazon Wish Lists

If you've spent any time on Facebook lately, you've probably seen those videos of strange but trendy products — stuff like adhesive bras, painful …

Skin Care

Fintech startup Glint de-cloaks to offer a multi-currency account and card that supports spending gold

London-based Glint has been pretty stealthy about what it planned to offer, despite several funding rounds and a vague description that it wanted to a create new “global currency” based on gold. Well, today the fintech startup is finally de-cloaking with a staggered launch of its multi-currency …

How to Build a Business Plan That Gets You Funded

It’s rare to find early-stage founders that knows how to properly put together a business plan for an investor. Sure, mentors can help, but in the …

Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler may have added $29.6 billion to retirement accounts

Richard Thaler, the recent recipient of the Nobel Prize in economics, has helped retirement savers substantially in the past decade — to the tune of …

1 Smart Tax Move to Make Before 2018 Begins

Here's a tax-saving strategy to think about in the last few months of 2017.<p>The year is rapidly coming to a close, so it's time to start thinking …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Investment Return Calculator: Use This to Measure Your Performance

This calculator can help you gauge your actual returns, so you can see how your ROI compares to your benchmark -- and face the music.<p>If you want to …

The Simple Facebook Posting Strategy That Helped us 3x Our Reach and Engagement

<i>Quick note: This post was written in May 2017 and updated in March 2018. The tips and strategies listed below continue to work for us despite the</i> …

Social Media

How to shoot urban landscapes during the ‘blue hour’

<b>Award-winning photographer Matt Parry offers tips for getting the best from cityscapes and how to make the most of 'blue hour' light</b><p>Millions of …

Landscape Photography

April Meal Planner: 30 Colorful, Healthy Meals To Keep Your Table Fresh

April is conceptually the first month of REAL spring, so naturally, we tend to focus on light, healthy, refreshing meal options that will help us get in shape for summer. We also get to go *nuts* at the farmer’s market after months of limited seasonal food options. It’s the month of asparagus …

Cooking

Make your home smarter by replacing your light switches with Brilliant Controls – The Gadgeteer

Brilliant Controls replace your existing light switches to add smart home control capabilities to your rooms. The Brilliant Control features a color …

Home Automation

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

Bye-Bye Bland: 6 Recipes With A Chipotle Kick

Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce are dried, smoked jalapeᅢᄆos in a tangy, slightly sweet tomato sauce. There are endless ways to enjoy them -- from Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas to Mashed Chipotle Cheddar Sweet Potatoes.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>Crisp flour tortillas filled with gooey melted …

Recipes

How to define your Minimum Viable Product?

Minimum Viable Product, or if I say “Minimum Buy-able product”<p>Sounds good ?<p>If not lets go deeper with what it actually means.<p><b>Minimum viable product</b> …

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my company scaled …

The best new restaurants in NYC that opened in December

Best new restaurants in NYC<p>Restaurants, Contemporary American<p>Union Square Cafe<p>Gramercy<p>No restaurant is from the perils of steep New York rents, not …

Dining Rooms

How to get fit for the slopes: plank with arm reach and rotation

It’s the time of year when skiers and snowboarders turn attention to getting fit for the slopes ahead of a winter trip to the mountains. Getting your body prepared will not only help you ski or snowboard better, but will make the whole experience a lot more enjoyable – no more endless aching or …

How to Get a ‘Yes’ From a Venture Capitalist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

5 essential keys to building a multi-million dollar company

What does it take to build a company valued at over a hundred million dollars?<p>A while back, I had asked this question to Ambarish Gupta, CEO and Founder at Knowlarity, a major cloud telephony company.<p>Incorporated in 2009, Knowlarity has 15,000 customers in more than 65 companies across the world. …