Brian Chmiel

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The best to-do list app right now

Get the app and then get things done<p>The best to-do list app will always be whatever works for you. One reason for the enduring popularity of pen-and-paper-based methods is that they can map perfectly to your individual needs. Bullet journals, which have surged in popularity in recent years, …

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Tequila and Pineapple Pork Ribs

Make This Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken ASAP

Barbecue chicken is one of the most versatile things to have in your fridge or freezer. Whether you're making tacos, a sandwich, or a salad, a batch …

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How to Get Extra-Crispy Chicken Wings Without Frying

We found the ultimate hack for crunchy-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside chicken wings, and it doesn't include a drop of oil.<p>My world was turned …

Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

“There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent Food Network contestant, host, and judge says. “There is the ‘Yo, slap a bunch of this on this, pow, bang, zoom,’” the succession of onomatopoeias suggesting a set of haphazard, 15-minute recipes. “And then there’s the …

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6 Slow Cooker Recipes To Make This Week To Lose 6 Pounds

You may think weight loss involves excessive planning and hours spent slaving over a stove — but nothing could be further from the truth. If you own …

Grilled chicken shawarma

Ingredients<p>2 lbs to 2 ¼ lb chicken thighs (boneless and skinless, or skin on)<p>2 tablespoons ground cumin<p>2 tablespoons ground coriander<p>8 cloves minced …

7 homemade barbecue sauce recipes for your grilling pleasure

You’ve grilled, smoked or roasted your way to much success — now your meaty (or vegetable!) creations need a sauce. Here are seven of our favorites, from the Recipe Finder.<p><i>[One of these 10 quick sauces can rescue a boring plate]</i><p>Espresso Barbecue Sauce, pictured above. From Aaron Franklin, the …

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New barbecue sauce, rub and marinade recipes for the home pitmaster

Barbecue may be our one true American food and a reminder of the power of patient smoke, with no need to fan the flames of raging fire. Whatever the focus, whether wild or farmed, from land or sea, low and slow barbecue can render our toughest to tenderness.<p>In the middle of barbecue season and with …

Our 5 most crazy-popular recipes

Looking for dinner (or brunch) inspiration? These crazy delicious dishes are our five most popular recipes, from a sensational chicken verde stew and …

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Lexus put wheels made entirely out of ice on one of its cars, and it worked

Lexus is no stranger to pushing its car designs to the edge of innovation — in October, the automaker made a driveable replica of its model IS using 1,700 sheets of cardboard.<p>Now Lexus is pushing a winter theme with its latest, crazy design project: putting a frozen Lexus NX on wheels made entirely …

The 7 Best iPhone Hacks We Learned in 2015

If you haven't tried these yet, get on it ASAP.<p>Whether your phone is about to die or your charger is frayed, this year's best iPhone hacks can solve all your smartphone-related woes. Try these handy shortcuts as shared by Facebook users, tech experts, and more.

How to Make Hawaiian Sweet Rolls for the Best Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwiches

We've partnered with the mad food scientists at ChefSteps to bring their hyper-inventive cooking videos to F&W readers.<p>There’s nothing quite like …

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A Simple Kitchen Trick Will Change The Way You Peel Potatoes

Peeling potatoes sucks. It seriously sucks. Unfortunately, the starchy veg is the base of tons of recipes and has many other uses outside cooking. Luckily, our buddy Davy from Make Sushi figured out a way to peel potatoes that no only saves you a headache, it'll give your potatoes much more …

10 'Dump Recipes' For Slow Cookers That Make Cooking Stupid Easy

Basically, these are the easiest slow cooker recipes in the world.<p>The slow cooker is heralded for making dinner a breeze, but sometimes the recipes are not as easy as they seem. We want slow cooker meals so we don’t have to spend a whole lot of time in the kitchen, so in our minds, recipes that …

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Is This the Best Recipe for Beef Stew Ever? | Men's Health

And making beef bourguignon is easy. Or, at least this recipe from Chef Daniel Davey makes it so.<p>You take a hearty portion of beef and combine it with onions, mushrooms, carrots, and red wine. Then you slow-cook everything until the meat turns incredibly tender.<p>Davey’s version is so straightforward …

The Perfect Slow Cooker Pot Roast for Tonight's Dinner

For as long as it's been published on The Chic Site this Balsamic Pot Roast has been one of our most popular recipes. The pictures are nothing fancy but the results are to die for! Plug in your slow cooker and make this cozy fall recipe for dinner this weekend.<p>Slow Cooker Balsamic Pot Roast<p>Simply …

Dinner Recipes You Can Make With A Slow Cooker And A Can Of Soda

Trust.<p>Every day we're more and more in love with the slow cooker. And now we're just convinced that it's a gift from the gods because not only can it whip up a lovely batch of fall cocktails, but it can turn a can of soda (and a few other ingredients) into a meal you'll want to eat for days.<p>Now, …

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Samsung will pay you up to $120 for buying a Galaxy S6, Note 5 on an installment plan

Despite making some of its very best smartphones this year, Samsung has faced an uphill battle convincing customers to buy devices like the Galaxy S6 and Note 5. The company has already cut the price of its flagship S6 and S6 Edge just months after launch, and now the company is launching a new …

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How to Make Soy Candles from Any Containers You Have on Hand

<i>A tall pour of melted soy wax turns any heat-proof glass or mug into a candle—and it couldn't be easier.</i><p>As summer comes to an end and I start spending my evenings inside, one of my favorite comforts is lighting my home with the warm glow of candles. In past years, this meant a few precious, …

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Forget the Sriracha: Grab Gochujang for These Pork Belly Kebabs

There's no doubt that Sriracha—no matter your favorite brand—is the king of Asian chili sauces. But when I'm reaching for a bottle of spicy stuff for my cooking, I'm a lot more likely to grab something even more flavorful, like <i>gochujang</i>, the Korean chili paste. Thicker than Sriracha, gochujang …

How spyware peddler Hacking Team was publicly dismantled

Early Monday morning, around 400GB of stolen internal company files belonging to Italian surveillance and intrusion software firm Hacking Team were distributed online through its freshly hacked Twitter account (changed to "Hacked Team").<p>They were hacked by a hacker, or hackers. It was …

The 7 Cardinal Rules for Making the Best Potato Salad

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Potato salad is an American classic. It’s loved by parents and kids alike, can be made ahead of time, and is as delicious on the …

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63 Songs You Need In Your Life This Month

Pop, rock, rap, country, and R&B for June, in no particular order.

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4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

15 of the best new and updated Android apps from May 2015

It’s been a busy month for Android apps, with news from big names – Periscope from Twitter lading on the platform for the first time and notable updates to Flickr’s mobile apps.<p>Then, of course, there’s the black-and-white photography app Lenka, and an overhauled version of QuizUp.<p>All you need to do …

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