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10 Characteristics of Professional Learning That Shifts Practice

Across diverse districts I have asked teachers how they like to learn and what they want out of their professional learning opportunities. Over and …


17 Surprising Ways to Use a Rice Cooker

One-use kitchen tools? Boo to that! Who wants to spend precious cabinet storage space on a gadget you can use to make one thing? (Unless that one …


18 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Recipes for When You Have *No* Time

Whether you are hosting your first Friendsgiving feast or you’re looking for a dish to bring to that family potluck, you’re going to need a few quick and easy recipes this season. From appetizers, side dishes, mains and dessert, one (or more!) of these Thanksgiving recipes will definitely become …


Best podcasts about data science

If you’re a data science enthusiast, you’ve doubtless read many of the classic books — both popular science and academic — that cover the field. But what if you want to expand your data science horizons but don’t have time to read a full book?<p>Podcasts are a great way to enhance your education …

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

The Brain

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …


20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.


36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.


51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …


Recipe: Solyanka

Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add pancetta, chorizo and smoked meat. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes or until the meat begins to produce fat. Add onion and carrot and sauté for 2 minutes or until tender. Remove meat and vegetables to a bowl with a slotted spoon. Discard fat.<p>Place stock into a …


Slow-Cooked Salmon with Turnips and Swiss Chard

4 Servings<p>This low-heat method is very gentle, lending the salmon a velvety texture.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 6-oz. pieces skinless salmon fillet<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<p>Kosher salt<p>4 garlic cloves, peeled, smashed<p>1½ pound small turnips, scrubbed, halved, …


Pumpkin Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

MAKES 1 cake<p>When we're done with this pumpkin cake recipe, we like to serve it with a drizzle of maple syrup over the frosting.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup whole wheat flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1 teaspoon ground ginger<p>1 …