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You'll never hear successful people say these 15 phrases

Here are some phrases you'll never hear a successful person say:<p>1. "We can't do that."<p>One thing that makes people and companies successful is the ability to make solving their customers' problems and demands their main priority. If a need arises repeatedly, the most successful people learn how to …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Where to Find the Best Iftar in Istanbul

Think of Ramadan, which just began in many parts of the world, as a kind of monthlong biathlon that consists of an all-day race to beat back the …

Ramadan

Breakfast in Beirut's Bourj Hammoud

Breakfast in Beirut can be a lavish affair and would make even the Ottoman sultans of old jealous. Although Beirut is known as a 24-hour city, with a …

Middle East

A Nostalgic Pâtisserie on Istanbul's Asian Side

The roaring ’20s: Flappers in the Pera Palas Hotel were dancing the can-can, Art Deco was all the rage, the Turkish Republic was born. Hope, progress …

Beirut's Best Traditional Levantine Ice Cream

The end of summer in Lebanon can be tricky. Sometimes it begins to rain in September, causing our favorite summer places to close early; other times …

Discovering the Brain's Memory Switch

<b>Scientists have recorded evidence of the brain turning off its memory inhibitor to make new memories.</b><p>In 1953, a man named Henry Molaison underwent a …

Playing Scrabble Changes the Way You Use Your Brain

Experienced Scrabble players know there’s more to the game than an expansive vocabulary. An effective player should also be able to quickly find …

The Brain

The World's 2nd-Smartest Man Reveals The 'Brain Drugs' That He Thinks Make Him Smarter

The regimen, he says, makes his brain "work better." If you prevent age-related cognitive decline, then "that's sort of like being smarter."<p>Rosner has an IQ of 192, compared with the average IQ of 100, as ranked by intelligence tests on this list kept by the World Genius Directory.<p>The health nut …

The 12 Best Food Blog Recipes of 2014

<i>We've gathered (some of) our favorite recipes from the world of food blogs in 2014. Which would you add to our list?</i><p>2014 was a great year for food blogs. We saw so many innovative, beautiful, and -- most importantly -- delicious recipes over the last 12 months. From gummy bear sangria and …

9 Not-Too-Sweet Recipes for Finishing Up Your Molasses

Molasses is an ingredient that keeps on giving. No matter how carefully you think you've scraped out the jar, try turning it upright and returning a day later -- you'll see yet another 1/4 cup has accumulated. It's endless breadsticks, molasses-edition.<p>We've collected 9 recipes that will help you …

3 Kitchen Commandments from Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain names the three sacred chef rules every serious cook should know.<p>Anthony Bourdain names the three sacred chef rules every serious …

The Best Ways to Use a Plethora of Parsley

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Parsley is a great herb to have in the kitchen -- but what do you do with 10</i> …

Parsley

Cucumbers and 11 of the Best Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Cucumbers are mostly made of water, but these crunchy cucurbits have more substance than you might think.</i><p>When you’re at the market looking for cucumbers, you are generally going …

Ice Cream

5 Foods Most Likely to Cause Food Poisoning

If there's one thing we all can agree on, it's that getting food poisoning can be one of the most miserable experiences imaginable. Thankfully, we know which foods are most likely to make you sick, so be extra-careful when you eat these.<p><b>Click Here to See All of the Foods Most Likely to Cause Food</b> …

Barbecued Chicken

4 Servings<p>Avoid rookie mistakes when it comes to barbecuing chicken. If you apply the sauce too early, it will scorch. And most bottled sauces are too sweet, which is where this vinegary version comes in.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Barbecue Sauce<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>¼ cup tomato paste<p>2 teaspoons …

Recipes

Bon Appétit's Rules for Going Out to Eat: Where to Sit, What to Order, How to Share

From when to go to where to sit to what to order, these are the rules that (highly opinionated) Bon Appétit staffers insist on when going out to eat<p>We at <i>Bon Appétit</i> eat at a lot of restaurants. A <i>lot</i>. And none of us more so than resident restaurant-goer <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> (the guy ate three dinners a …

grilled cheese

9 New Ways to Make Waffles

It’s National Waffle Day, which means it’s your duty as an American to make waffles. Here, nine waffle recipes that go beyond basic Belgian and …

A World Map of Flavors – 36 Regions, 36 Herb and Spice Combinations

Inspired by The 4-Hour Chef, the friendly folks over at the startup Maptia (launching soon) have created this fun typographic map of flavors from …

This Is How To Make Iced Coffee Taste Like The Pros

It's summer, the time of year when we as a collective body of caffeine addicts all switch from hot cups to the refreshing crispness of coffee on ice. But it's so dang expensive (due to the fact that it actually takes more coffee, labor, and time to make it, but whatever).<p>This is why we should make …

Peel garlic, pit cherries: 5 clever, easy kitchen hacks

We’re always looking for ways to make our lives easier – especially in the kitchen. Nilou Motamed, editor-in-chief of Epicurious, is here to do just that, showing us how to do everyday tasks in a smarter way.<p><b>How to peel garlic</b><p>It seems like garlic is used in almost every dish, and peeling it can be …

13 Crunchy, Creamy Facts That Justify Your Love Affair With Peanut Butter

A love for peanut butter is a love like no other. The sometimes smooth, sometimes crunchy spread is so amazing, you might start feeling like you're legitimately addicted. Because peanut butter goes so well with so many foods, you may have thought about having it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. And …

4 No-Bake Birthday Cakes for Hot Summer Days

There's no need to turn the oven on to make these couldn't-be-simpler birthday cakes.<p>Too hot to bake? No problem. Whip up one of these no-bake wonders for birthday boys and girls of all ages. Just don't forget the candles.<p><b>Mud Pie</b> Fill a pre-baked cookie or graham cracker crust with about 2 pints of …

The 7 Craziest PB&Js on the Internet

These six recipes for seriously kooky PB&Js take the classic combo way beyond white bread<p>Typically, on a Thursday, Kookery brings you just one insanely kooky recipe to ogle, drool over, and ultimately (we hope?) make. But in the spirit of going back to school, we thought we'd come up with the best, …

The Best Way to Eat Peaches (Besides Over the Kitchen Sink)

Peaches are perfect right now, so put that bushel to use with a light, biscuity shortcake, effortlessly elegant toasts, and more<p>The most sensible way to eat the first peaches of summer is leaning over the kitchen sink or sitting outside on the grass. When the sweet, sticky juice runs down your chin …

13 Fresh Herbs to Use More Often

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: These herbs want to get fresh with you -- let them.</i><p>Basil<br>This herb can elevate even the simplest summer dish; just remember to keep it out of the refrigerator, or else it’ll turn …

Curries

Coffee "S'mores" Pie

8 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Graham Cracker Crust<p>9 whole graham crackers, ground finely in a food processor<p>2 tablespoons heavy cream<p>2 tablespoons Nutella<p>1 ounce semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, melted<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted<p>Coffee Ganache<p>12 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate (do …

Dessert