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12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.

Cooking

Perfectionists: You’ll Be Happier if You Stop Saying This One Word

“It’s so hard to keep everything together. I am the CEO of a major start-up and I also run four other organizations that support our social impact …

Self-improvement

7 Phrases Successful People Tell Themselves On A Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

Bill and Melinda Gates Just Wrote an Extraordinary Annual Letter That Teaches Us 7 Powerful Leadership Lessons

In their astounding Annual Letter released yesterday, Bill and Melinda Gates take us to leadership school.<p>A decade ago, Bill and Melinda Gates began writing about their enormous philanthropic efforts impacting the world, which they highlight in their annual letter.<p>They just released their 10th …

Leadership

Research: What Happens to a Startup When Venture Capitalists Replace the Founder

Entrepreneurs often seek external capital to accelerate their growth. This is especially true in hotly contested markets where fast growth can be the difference between success or failure. And yet this outside funding may come with strings attached, which can (and perhaps should) give entrepreneurs …

Management

How to Tell If a Company’s Culture Is Right for You

Congratulations, you got the job! Now you have to decide whether to take it. You’ve done your research and know the ins and outs of the company’s public profile, but how can you assess cultural fit — and if you’d actually be happy working there? Should you reach out to former employees? Or ask to …

This engineer created a fool-proof plan to overcome shyness — and it led her to jobs at Apple, Google, and now Microsoft

A couple of months ago, Sophia Velastegui was approached with an exciting job offer: To become the general manager of Microsoft's artificial intelligence product unit.<p>She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the …

Employment

19 Healthy Dinners Under $10 You Should Make ASAP

Because you can be good to your body AND your bank account.

Healthy Eating

Ten Minute Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Recipe by: BRANDI T<p>"A super speedy enchilada sauce with a truly authentic taste."<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Added to shopping list. Go to shopping …

Vegan Enchiladas

How to Make It<p>Step 1 Make the Crema<p>In a medium heatproof bowl, cover the cashews with hot water and let stand for 2 hours. Drain and transfer the …

Crispy Buffalo Tofu Bites With Garlicky Yogurt + Feta Dip

Drain and remove the tofu from it's packaging, and press (see notes). This will be 30 minutes of idle time.<p>Once the tofu is good to go, cut into …

Recipes

Sweet-Potato Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Spinach

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Make gnocchi: Drain ricotta in a strainer over sink, stirring occasionally, 1 hour.<p>Step 2<p>In a large bowl, combine 3 cups sweet- …

Recipes

18 Easy Meal Ideas If You Just Started Whole30

You got this.

How to Make Next-Level Salad Dressings Without a Recipe

Enough with the store-bought, okay?<p>For whatever reason, homemade dressings can come across somewhat intimidating to the average home cook, and I will …

23 Plant-Based Protein Recipes If You're Cutting Back On Meat

No meat? NBD.

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Recipes for a Week of Whole30

I suspect you might think you won't be eating well on a Whole30, but that's far from the truth. If you think about it, the elements of most fine …

30 Hearty Vegetarian Main Dishes

Sweet and Spicy Red Kuri Squash Bowl<p>Use any Asian chili paste or sauce you have in your refrigerator to give this rice bowl a touch of salty heat, …

Dinner

15 Easy Salad Dressings You Can Make in Less Than 5 Minutes

Never force down a dry salad again.<p>January 24, 2018<p>I'm always looking for ways to make my salads more interesting. I usually just put on the usual …

Healthy Recipes

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

Breakfast

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili - The Real Food Dietitians

Ingredients<p>1 ½ lbs. Boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs<br>• 1 Tbsp. ghee or avocado oil <i>(for stovetop version only)</i><br>• 1 medium onion, diced<br>• 1 medium …

Recipes

Who’s Able-Bodied Anyway?

The “able-bodied” are now everywhere among government programs for the poor, Republican officials point out. They’re on food stamps. They’re collecting welfare. They’re living in subsidized housing. And their numbers have swelled on Medicaid, a program that critics say was never designed to serve …

Health Care

The Best Short Hairstyles of 2018 So Far

Lobs and bobs and crops, oh my!<p>Coco Chanel once said, “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” While that might be a tad embellished— …

Hair

I've Been Making Asian Nachos For Years...and Now Everybody Wants Them

We come across a lot of food trends—yes, like the currently hot Asian nachos. It’s our job to go through them and use years of cooking and eating …

Cooking

Short-term spending agreement provides longer-term relief for CHIP

The short-term spending plan allowing the government to reopen solves a funding crisis in a public health insurance program for children of working-class families that is popular with Republicans and Democrats alike, but has been ensnared for months in partisan budget fights.<p>The spending bill that …

Health Care

How to Build Trust with Colleagues You Rarely See

When you exchange pleasantries with a co-worker in the elevator, the two of you are building trust. When you stop by a colleague’s office and see their family photographs on a desk, you learn about that person’s life outside the office and, as a result, usually feel closer. Face-to-face meetings, …

Management

Baked Butternut Squash-and-Cheese Polenta

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 375°. Arrange the squash on a large oiled baking sheet and roast for 30 minutes, until tender. Transfer the …

Classic Coq au Vin

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Mash the butter and flour into a smooth paste in a small bowl; set aside.<p>Step 2<p>Cook the bacon in a large pot or Dutch oven over …

Recipes

24 Meat-Free Comfort Foods That'll Make You Say "Whoa"

You won't miss the meat.

Cooking

21 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

We love lentils here at The Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, …

Healthy Eating

Easy Chicken Liver Mousse

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.<p>Step 2<p>Add the chicken livers and cook until browned but …

Recipes