Irene Wihak

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The Houstonian Hotel Shared the Recipe for Barbara Bush’s “Famous” Chocolate Chip Cookies

They're “sweet and firm,” just like the former First Lady.<p>The Houstonian Hotel has been whipping up Barbara Bush’s chocolate chip cookies since 2016.<p>“They’re sweet and firm,” Catherine Rodriguez, head pastry chef at the Houstonian, recently told CultureMap—two adjectives many would use to describe …

Easy Dinner Recipes Using Shredded Chicken That'll Make Your Weeknights Way Less Stressful

Pro Tip: Never leave the grocery store without an emergency rotisserie.<p>When turning out a warm and delicious weeknight dinner just seems like a lost …

9 delicious recipes featuring canned tuna

Hey, you. Yeah, you, that tuna can sitting in the shadows at the back of the pantry. I see you. Yes, I know you're there. Don't worry, I didn't …

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8 Lean Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

If you’re trying to lose weight and are frustrated with eating the same foods day in and day out, it’s time to spice up your life (and your plate). …

Old Italian Meat Sauce Recipe

"A robust hearty Italian meat and mushroom pasta sauce. Serve with your favorite pasta, if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds lean ground beef<p>1 pound …

27 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

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

Our 10 Most Popular Recipes on Pinterest in 2017

Pinterest is an excellent place to find out what's new and trending. The social platform already shared what they're predicting for 2018, and there's …

Pasta Bolognese

In a food processor, puree onion, carrots, celery, and garlic into a coarse paste. In a large pan over medium heat, coat pan with oil. Add the pureed …

Hopeful Images From 2017

2017 has been another year of news stories that produced photos which can often be difficult or disturbing to view. I’ve made it a tradition to compose an essay of uplifting images from the past year. The following are images of personal victories, families and friends at play, expressions of love …

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Christmas Cake Recipes

Beatty's Chocolate Cake<p>Ina Garten's chocolate cake has a subtle mocha flavor thanks to the cup of freshly brewed coffee in the batter, but our …

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The Easiest Crock Pot Beef Recipes

Beef cuts, especially tough, fatty cuts, are excellent candidates for long, slow cooking. Even though most of the recipes don't require pre-browning, …

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Perfect Pancake Recipes

These warm, fluffy pancake recipes will give you a reason to rise and shine in the morning.<p>Hot off the griddle, thick, fluffy, crispy on the outside, …

7 Smart Slow-Cooker Tricks That Make Everything Taste Better

One of my daughter’s first words was “cooker.” She soon graduated to “Dat your cooker, Mommy?” This was just the natural consequence of a toddlerhood …

9 Pasta Recipes With at Least 2 Servings of Vegetables

When it comes to healthy dinner options, it seems pasta is often forgotten. Which is a shame, because pasta can actually be a delicious blank canvas …

12 Classic Slow Cooker Recipes Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

Blueberry Bundt Cake

This is a moist, delicious, made-from-scratch blueberry Bundt cake, and it's much easier to prepare than you might think! Serve this great cake for …

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Graphic Novels in the Classroom: A Teacher Roundtable

The links in this post are Amazon Affiliate links. If you click these and make a purchase from Amazon, Cult of Pedagogy will receive a small …

How to create focus, simplicity, and tranquility in the classroom

Today I’ve invited Dan Tricarico to the show. He’s a high school English teacher in California, and the author of two books, the most recent being …

Great Quotes From 100 Years Of Nobel Prize For Literature Winners

<i>List of literature quotes from the last 100 years of Nobel Literature Prize winners.<br>Gathered by Regina Kenney</i><p><b>“Death is the fairest thing in the</b> …

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Love at First Bite: 7 Scary-Good Sweets for Halloween

Think beyond candy corns and snack-size Snickers this Halloween and indulge in some of these homemade sweets. Not only are they scary-good, they're easy to make.<p><b>1. Ghost Cupcakes</b><p>You don't have to be "that mom" to make impressive Halloween treats. These adorable ghosts are made with lollipops and …

Sunday Recipe: Chicken Under a Brick

Chilly autumn weather is the perfect time to dive into heartier recipes like this twist on the classic brick chicken from chef Marc Forgione. While he’s not a big name outside of New York City, Forgione knows his way around a piece of meat. The brick chicken is a family recipe that’s become a …

21 Hot And Delicious Casserole Recipes To Try In 2015

Stop making the same old casserole recipes for your family and try something new!

Easy and tasty chicken recipes for no-fuss dinners

From a simple roast chicken to chicken schnitzel, curry and meatballs, we have a chicken recipe for everyone<p>Chicken is a family favourite and can be a quick option for a midweek supper or can be made a little more special for Sunday lunch.<p>Chicken can be kept simple or be transformed into something …

Favorite Pound Cake Recipes

<b>Pound cake gets its name from a traditional recipe that includes a pound each of flour, butter, eggs, and sugar. Check out our collection of recipes -- from the classic vanilla to ones spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, flavored with berries, and yes we have several super chocolatey loaves here.</b>

Four Power-Packed Soups

Speed your recovery after a cold winter ride with healthy—and delicious—easy soups<p>After a chilly ride, few meals are more satisfying than soup. Warm and comforting, "soup provides a big bang for your buck," says sports nutritionist Lisa Dorfman, R.D. "You can get lots of protein, fiber, and carbs …

Megan-simple, no-bake cheesecake that'll make you say "oh my!"

We've featured this no-bake, low-sugar cheesecake recipe. Now here's a no-bake cheesecake recipe with all the sugars…<p>This recipe was what my mom used …

The Key To Oprah Winfrey’s Success: Radical Focus

After revamping her once-struggling TV channel, OWN, Oprah Winfrey has figured out how to make time for the projects she cares about most.<p><b>I’ve come to</b> interview the world’s most famous interviewer, and she has already caught me off guard. “So, what’s your intention here with me?” Oprah Winfrey …

For gifted children, being intelligent can have dark implications

Reed Ball started playing Monopoly with his family at age three—and beat them. In the early 1980s, he was one of the first kids to have a “portable” …