Darren O'Hora

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Spiced Shrimp with Avocado Oil Recipe

Step 2<p>Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil and half of shrimp; sauté 4 minutes or until done. Remove from pan. …

Seafood

Perfect balance: Tim Seutter offers simple techniques to remove stress, anxiety, and inspire mindful living

Feeling like life is going too fast and it needs to slow down? What about feelings of stress and finding time to take for yourself?<p>These can be hard …

Mindfulness

15 Chicken Thigh Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Everything I want in my perfect weeknight dinner can be found in a pack of chicken thighs. No matter how I cook it (the options are endless), I know …

Cooking

Tech Thinks It Has a Fix for the Problems It Created: Blockchain

SAN FRANCISCO — Worried about someone hacking the next election? Bothered by the way Facebook and Equifax coughed up your personal information?<p>The technology industry has an answer called the blockchain — even for the problems the industry helped to create.<p>The first blockchain was created in 2009 …

Blockchain

Duck Adobo Recipe

"This twist on the Filipino classic adobo dish uses duck legs, which makes this version particularly rich and satisfying."<p>Ingredients<p>6 duck legs<p>salt …

Best Ever Meat Loaf Recipe

"The best meat loaf I have ever found. Try it and you will see."<p>Ingredients<p>2 eggs<p>2/3 cup milk<p>2 teaspoons salt<p>1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper<p>3 slices …

This London bench absorbs as much pollution as 275 trees

London has got a new ally in the fight against its air pollution crisis: hedge 2.0.<p>The CityTree is a strange mix of bench and hedge, but is very …

Chef John's Hot Sloppy Joe Dip Recipe

"For me this checks all the boxes for a hot party dip. It's relatively cheap and easy to make, but maybe more importantly, it's great hot, warm, or …

Cooking

Where Has This New Trader Joe’s Product Been All My Life?

Avocado toast is life. I don’t care what <i>that guy</i> says about my spending habits, this is a breakfast, lunch, or dinner of champs, and I need to make …

Better Than Takeout: Four Chinese Food Recipes to Make at Home

For many of us, Christmas Eve (and/or Christmas itself) wouldn’t be the same without Chinese food. But in place of the MSG-laden, refined …

Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Pancakes

Christmas Morning Pancakes<p>Serves 4 to 6; makes about 20 (3-inch pancakes) and 1/2 cup orange-honey butter<p><i>For the pancakes:</i> <br>2 cups milk, warm to the …

Breakfast

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Is Almost Laughably Easy and Impresses Everyone

You're 10 minutes away from homemade sausage patties. Make a few batches and freeze them for brunch emergencies.<p>If I'm betting on a breakfast sandwich race, I'm always rooting for sausage, egg, and cheese. There's nothing wrong with a BEC, but something about a griddled sausage patty feels more …

Breakfast

1 Daily Habit that Mark Cuban, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett All Practice (And You Should, Too) | Inc.com

Mark Cuban, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett are all titans of their industries--which is why so many people study their daily habits and mantras for success. Ambitious people want to know how they've done what they've done, and more specifically, what they can implement into their own lives to …

Success

The 20/80 Rule, Integrity, and the Opposite of the 80/20 Rule | Inc.com

Leadership means people watch you--not to what you <i>want</i> to say or do, or <i>mean</i> to, but what you <i>actually</i> say and do.<p>Attention to detail counts.<p>Not sometimes, but always. What Vince Lombardi said about winning applies to leadership:<p>Leading is not a sometime thing; it's an all the time thing. You don't …

Leadership

How Can You Tell If Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to 1 Rare Trait | Inc.com

In Jim Collins' landmark book <i>Good to Great (</i>published in 2001)<i>,</i> his research team spent five years examining 1,435 "good" companies and discovered 11 unique companies from that bunch that transformed themselves into "great" companies, outperforming, at the time, the S&P 500.<p>Their secret formula? …

Leadership

A Google Study Revealed That the Best Managers Use Emotional Intelligence And Share This 1 Trait | Inc.com

Google's research on what constitutes a great leader revealed that employees appreciate managers who care for them both professionally and personally.<p>Whereas taking care of your people professionally may come a little more instinctively (providing development opportunities, coaching, mentoring, …

Emotional Intelligence

Jeremy Lee’s recipe for a hearty brigade pudding

Apples! So many apples ... What to do with them all? What next can a canny cook do with an overwhelming harvest of as many varieties of this fruit as there are now leaves falling from the trees?<p>Apple tarts and apple pies – apple strudel, too, for sure. But there are also suet puddings – a very good …

North Sea

NHS England workforce planning 'not fit for purpose', says report

NHS England’s workforce planning is “not fit for purpose”, according to a report that found a high turnover of staff was hurting the health service financially and reducing continuity of care.<p>The Health Foundation found the number of nurses and GPs had fallen at a time when the NHS was struggling …

Radiation Therapy

Win Dinner with Balsamic Glazed Steak Tips & Mushrooms

Easy Balsamic Glazed Steak Tips and Mushrooms<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the steak</i>:<p>1 1/2 pounds sirloin steak tips, flap meat, or flank steak, cut into 3-inch pieces …

BBQ

Beurre Blanc Sauce Recipe

Beurre blanc is a simple butter-based emulsified sauce that's great with fish or seafood. It's a relative newcomer to the culinary repertoire, having …

Chicken Tikka Masala

The word Tikka means chunks, pieces or bits. Chicken Tikka Masala is a delicious North Indian dish in which pre-marinated pieces of chicken are …

Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo That's Better than the Restaurant

Chicken Alfredo pasta was my favorite "fancy" restaurant order as a kid — luxe sauce clinging to fettuccini topped with crispy chicken. It was about …

Italian Food

Individual Caramel Cakes

Special equipment: four 15-ounce cast-iron melting pots, optional (you can also make 1 large cake in a 9-by-13-inch pan)<p>For the cake: Preheat the …

Dessert

This Is the Best Firehouse Chili

One morning in the summer of 2016, there was a minor car crash on a causeway west of New Orleans, in a little town called LaPlace, on the east bank of the Mississippi River. Among those who responded was Spencer Chauvin, a chief of the St. John the Baptist Parish Fire Department. It was a standard …

Food Preservation

How to make a slow-cooked beef brisket stew with celery, shallots and herbs

<b>Slow-cooked brisket of beef with beer, celery, shallots and herbs</b><p>Preparation time: 10 mins plus overnight marinating<br>Cooking time: 3.5 hrs<p>Serves</i> …

10 Necessary Tips for Baking Simple Bread at Home

Master baker Uri Scheft explains what breads to start with, his yeast preference, and why you might want to start meditating.<p>No disrespect to that loaf you just bought at the supermarket, but once you learn to make bread at home, your life will change. It's a task that may seem daunting. Kneading. …

Bread