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Spicy Cheese Bread

This chewy, cheesy snack bread is legendary in Wisconsin, and replicating it in our kitchen was no small task. To get a cheese-loaded loaf of bread …

Baking

My husband and I use this budget spreadsheet to manage our money, and it completely changed our lives

Two years ago, my husband and I were living in Manhattan and struggling to make ends meet. We had more money going out than coming in, and we knew we needed a way to do better when it came to managing our finances.<p>So, my husband, like the total Type A personality he is, turned to Excel to fix our …

Personal Finance

11 Sweet Scone Recipes You'll Want to Bake Immediately

Wherever you stand on the age-old debate of which comes first, jam or cream, one thing is certain: scones are truly delicious. And if you're open to a few lively flavors, we've found some rather worthy additions to add to your repertoire alongside the classic British scone recipe. From chocolate …

Breakfast

The $7 Drugstore Product That Cleared Up My Stubborn Acne Once and For All

Through my teen years, I was lucky enough to rarely deal with acne. Suddenly, as I entered my mid-20s, pesky zits started showing up on my cheeks and chin. I tried all sorts of products including expensive creams, toners, and scrubs. It wasn't until I tried my sister's drugstore pick that I …

Skin Care

These are the 10 most popular bedding sets on Amazon

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Those sheets you’ve …

Shopping

Leaders: Increase Employee Engagement By 300% With This Daily Practice

We all know that traditional performance management systems and practices have outlived their use.<p>We also know that the #1 stressor for American workers per Andrew Faas’s work with Yale is the old-fashioned, and often intimidating, annual performance review.<p>So what’s the answer?<p><b>Feedback That</b> …

Employee Engagement

Do recruiters read cover letters?

Big disclaimer: I am just one lowly recruiter. There are a lot of other people in my profession and I don’t speak for us all. But what I’m about to …

Employment

Cocktail of the week: royal rhubarb

The beginning of April is a time to bid farewell to forced rhubarb for another year and to welcome field rhubarb season, and this punchy little number is as good a way as any of marking the transition.<p>Serves 1<p><b>1 slice lemon</b>, plus 10ml fresh lemon juice<b><br>Vanilla sugar</b>, to frost the rim of the glass<b><br>25ml</b> …

Rhubarb

Lemon Bundt Cake

Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter , softened<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoon all-purpose flour<p>Cake:<p>1 3/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 4 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest<br>• 1 cup …

Dessert

50 Filling Dinners You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less

It's rare that anyone gets ready to make dinner on a weeknight and says, "Well, I have <i>too</i> much time on my hands!" So we've combed through our best …

Cooking

How to talk about your professional mistakes during an interview

When a recruiter asks you to divulge the details of a professional mistake you’ve made on the job during an interview for a position, your phrasing …

Employment

Would You Answer These 100 (Controversial) Job Interview Questions?

How much personal information are you willing to reveal to a hiring manager?<p>At first, I thought it was a job scam. A joke. But, a little research proved it was legit. Companies are doing this thing referred to as a, "Snowflake Test." One employer using this technique recently sent the list of 100 …

Employment

4 Ways to Use Google Keep for Feedback and Assessment

Pinterest<p>Google Keep is one of my favorite G Suite tools! One fun way to use Google Keep is for feedback. In this post, I’ve got 4 ways to use Google …

Education Technology

Hummingbird Cake with Buttermilk Glaze Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Whether or not you’ve ever actually had a piece hummingbird cake before, you’ve …

Dessert

The Good Fight costume designer on dressing Christine Baranski's powerful Diane Lockhart

The script makes the story. And the wardrobe in <i>The Good Fight</i> makes the characters.<p>The spin-off series, stemming from the fantastic <i>The Good Wife,</i> now …

TV

Wayfair's former creative director founded a custom furniture company — and the prices are surprisingly affordable

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The Inside<p>Christiane Lemieux, the founder of modern home furnishings brand DwellStudio, former executive creative director of Wayfair, and …

Home Decorating

This 1 Resume Mistake Makes You Look Like a Liar to Hiring Managers

Hiring managers often assume you're a fake if you don't do this.<p>It's been well-documented that hiring managers and recruiters are "skimmers." They spend about six seconds skimming over a resume before they decide to either A) toss it, or B) go back and read a little more. Knowing what should be on …

Employment

4 Salary Negotiation Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make

Congratulations! You sailed through the interview process with flying colors and landed the job offer you were hoping for. But don't be too quick to celebrate just yet -- there's still a little matter of salary to settle before accepting that role. Just be sure to avoid the following negotiation …

Retirement

How to grow your own veg: a beginner’s guide

Fancy home-grown carrots, chard, coriander or cabbage? This is all you need to know<p><b>Where do I start?</b><p>First, write down which fruit, veg and herbs you love to eat, then cross off those less likely to crop in the UK (bananas and avocados, say). If space is at a premium, don’t grow inexpensive staples …

Gardening

I’ve applied for many jobs without getting a single interview. What am I doing wrong?

My guess is you’re making the same mistake most people do: you’re making your resume about you instead of about the reader!<p>Shock is the reaction I …

Employment

30 Spring Dinner Recipes You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

Dear soups, stews and casseroles: We’ve had a good run. But it’s springtime now, and that means we’re on to lighter and brighter meals. For starters, …

Cooking

Water-Gel Skin Care Is Almost As Essential As Actual Water

Water — maybe you've heard of it? — is vital for all known forms of life here on earth (which, by the way, is 71% water in and of itself), and yet we …

Skin Care

Anna Olson's Guide to Making the Perfect Cheesecake

If you’re in charge of hosting the family for Easter brunch or planning a springtime get together, cheesecake is ideal for serving a group. This …

Baking

Google Assistant gets a dedicated Purchases page

A few weeks ago, Cody uncovered signs that the Google Assistant settings would get a new page dedicated to Purchases. Now the page is live for all of …

My mom's cheapo wine sangria is better than all your fancy versions

Is there a drink more synonymous with suburban backyard mom parties than sangria? It’s a subcategory of punch that allows a hostess to pre-assemble a …

Rossi

Facebook 101: How to Delete Your Account & Scrub Your Data

With the news that Cambridge Analytica obtained over 50 million Facebook users' information without their consent, there are no doubt many of us …

Social Media

8 Things Highly Successful LinkedIn Users Do Right Everyday

There are unwritten rules of engagement on LinkedIn. Do you know what they are?<p>LinkedIn is currently the number one professional networking platform. With over 500 million profiles, it's also where hiring managers and recruiters go to find their next rockstar employee, freelancer, vendor, etc. The …

Employment

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

10 stupidly simple things I wish Google Home would do

Article Contents<p>1 Send Messages<br>• 2 Transfer audio from one speaker to another<br>• 3 Tell me the weather 'at work'<br>• 4 Offer full calendar management<br>• 5 Listen to …

Google Home Mini

Simple asparagus or sweet corn: 20 best soup recipes – part 4

Simon Hopkinson’s asparagus soup<p>This is an extravagant indulgence. Although I have tried (and succeeded) to make asparagus soup with all the trimmings, peelings and off-cuts, it always ends up tasting a little bit like tinned soup. (I can only presume that this is because that is exactly what the …

Food Preservation