Ian FT Kok

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All About Bonds for Beginner Investors

Want to learn more about bonds and how to invest in them? This guide will tell you everything you need to know.<p>Most of us are used to borrowing money …

The No-Fail Dip Ina Garten Serves at Her Super Bowl Party Every Year

While scrolling through a slog of posts in my Instagram feed, my thumb paused on one in particular, which Ina Garten shared with her 1.3 million Instagram followers (myself included): her go-to Super Bowl dip. It’s simple, it’s elegant, it’s Ina. It’s Pan-Fried Onion Dip.<p>She presents the …

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<b>Author Notes:</b> There is no denying that homemade usually tastes better than store-bought. And lucky for us, this is definitely one of those times. It's no surprise to me that sliced red onions, slowly cooked down with thyme, olive oil, a little sugar and white wine until they reach a dark …

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Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add pasta and cook until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain pasta well.<p>Meanwhile, whisk …

20 Restaurant-Worthy Dipping Sauces You Can Totally Make at Home

What's a french fry or a chicken nugget without a dipping sauce for dunking? From fast-food copycat sauce recipes like Chick-fil-A's honey mustard to restaurant-worthy spreads like cilantro jalapeño sauce, there's a dipping sauce recipe that's sure to speak to you. Your fries, chicken nuggets, …

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Game Day Grub: 10 Winning Recipes For Football Season

Don't make a food fumble with boring game day grub! This season, ditch the pretzels and potato chips and upgrade your kickoff cuisine. From ham and cheese tailgate sliders to chili to chocolate chip pecan blondies, all of these game day recipes are guaranteed to score.<p><b>1. Ham & Cheese Tailgate</b> …

10-minute raspberry and meringue mess recipe

In the video above, expert baker Harpreet Baura shows you to make a sweet and creamy raspberry and meringue mess, the perfect simple-yet-indulgent dessert.<p>This is the second video in a new series showcasing a range of desserts that you can whip up at home in just 10 minutes.<p>Last week we shared a …

27 Perfect Cheese Dips You Should Definitely Make

Cheese will always be there for you. Cheese will never let you down.

10 Old-Fashioned Cleaning Tips That Are Still Spot On

Skip the commercial cleaning products and try these!<p>Sometimes, doing things the old way just works better. We asked our Facebook fans for cleaning tips from their grandmas that they still use today. Here's some of what they said.<p><b>1. Scrape a bar of soap along a cranky zipper</b> to get it moving again, …

9 Things Grateful People Believe

<i>*This post was originally published at the end of 2015. Since this was around the time I decided to create my newly launched gratitude journal, it</i> …

Details of the fate of the 18 Battleships and Battlecruisers sunk in World War II

Battleships and Battlecruisers were still seen as the height of sea power at the beginning of WWII, and having the most powerful and fastest …

10 Noodle Dishes Not to Miss in Vietnam

Chef Leah Cohen of Manhattan's Pig and Khao spent weeks chasing the best noodle dishes in Vietnam<p>Every year, I visit southeast Asia for three weeks …

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How to Make the Best Italian-American Meatball Sandwich

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>What do you get when you have a killer meatball recipe and several great tomato sauce recipes? Easy: the fixings for all kinds of amazing meals.<p>You can eat them as-is, the way I presented them in my Italian-American meatball …

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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

<i>These Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are some of the best pancakes you’ll ever eat! Just imagine your favorite pancake recipe, now add an Italian flair to it</i> …

In Good Company: Re-evaluating the legacy of the East India Company

How one company opened an entire sub-continent to economic and political development, with huge ramifications for India, Britain, and the …

New “Tile” Patio Floor Reveal!

Well, we finally finished staining our concrete patio to look like tile!<p>This was is what our concrete patio looked like before.<p>Dull and dirty.<p>It …

Old Fashioned Sour Cream Donuts

In a small bowl sift together the cake flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg.<p>In a large mixing bowl beat the butter and sugar together until well …

20 Head-Scratchingly Ridiculous Vintage Movie Posters You've Probably Never Seen Before

After World War II, my step-grandfather (married to my maternal grandmother) worked in the movie poster industry for decades, on the printing side. Before I was born, he'd bring my mother extra posters that I wish <i>so hard</i> she had kept. There are some absolutely incredible vintage movie posters.<p>But …

One Simple Chart Shows 72 Uses For Common Household Products

People have been using common substances like citrus juices, oils and vinegars for cooking, as household cleaners and personal grooming products, for …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

How To Pick The Perfect Cut Of Beef

Porterhouses, filet mignon, and strip steaks are staples on restaurant menus and in grocery aisles. But there are some lesser-known cuts that are just as tasty and often less expensive.<p>The American Angus Association shared this beef breakdown with us. Click through to find out more about the major …

A Short Guide to a Happy Life: Anna Quindlen on Work, Joy, and How to Live Rather Than Exist

The commencement address is a special kind of modern communication art, and its greatest masterpieces tend to either become a book — take, for instance, David Foster Wallace on the meaning of life, Neil Gaiman on the resilience of the creative spirit, Ann Patchett on storytelling and belonging, and</b> …

Public Speaking Tips: How to Capture and Hold People's Attention | Inc.com

In my mind, there are two kinds of attention: neck down, and neck up. Neck-up attention is when the listener has to make an effort to pay attention. Neck-down attention is when the listener is riveted to the speaker: she can't help but pay attention.<p>Please note that, in our language of English, …

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Explore Italy’s art masterpieces

Italy hosts such a rich variety of historical art pieces it is almost overwhelming to the novice art-appreciator.<p>You can see many of Italian art’s greatest hits in a single day if you want to shuffle along behind everyone else at the Vatican, but this is a recipe for Stendhal syndrome: an arguably …

8 Core Truths About People That Every Entrepreneur Should Know | Inc.com

Understanding people--yourself, your employees, your coworkers and customers--is the core of all business success. With that in mind, here are eight truths to inform and illuminate your business strategies:<p><b>1. Most people mean well.</b> While there are probably some truly evil people in the world, most …

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Religion vs. Humanism: Isaac Asimov on Science and Spirituality

Science and religion have a long history of friction as diametric opposites. But some of humanity’s greatest minds have found in science itself a rich source of spirituality, from Albert Einstein’s meditation on whether scientists pray to Richard Feynman’s ode to the universe to Carl Sagan on the …

Top 10 Worthwhile Uses for Tablets

Tablets seem to be all the rage right now, but some of us are still trying to figure out why we'd even want one. Well wonder no more: here are ten …

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