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How to train your brain to make better decisions

Overcoming obstacles is synonymous with entrepreneurship. The ability to engage with difficulties and stress in an empowering way is described as the biggest factor for success in life -- more significant than your IQ, social networks, physical health, or socio-economic background.<p>When you …

Christmas Brunch Recipes You Can Make Ahead Of Time

The secret to an awesome Christmas morning.<p>Christmas is almost upon us and that means there is a lot that has to be done. No matter how joyful the holidays are, there is always a certain amount of stress that goes into hosting Christmas. The presents have to be bought, wrapped and quietly placed …

Breakfast

6 Simple Soups Perfect for Autumn

The fall days are getting shorter and cooler. Warm up with these simple and delicious soups, all ready in 50 minutes -- or less!<p><b>1. Indian Spiced Red Lentil & Chicken Soup</b><p>Made with a rotisserie chicken and canned coconut milk, this easy version of Mulligatawny soup is a one-pot supper that you can …

5 Quintessential Summer Recipes to Make Before the Season Is Over

Labor Day might mark the ceremonial end of summer, but there are still 9 days until the season is officially over. Take advantage of the warm weather and end-of-season produce, and make these recipes before the weather turns cool.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>I have made this delicious gazpacho over and over …

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken Recipe

This <b>slow cooker pineapple chicken recipe</b> is always a hit at my house. My family loves it because it’s delicious, and I love it because making it in a …

11 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes for Summer

Shares 525<p>Everyone knows that slow cookers are great for hearty winter meals. But they’re also ideal for those steamy summer days when it’s just too …

31 Crockpot Freezer Meals for Back-to-School

Want to simplify the busy back-to-school season? Stock your freezer with crockpot freezer meals! Here are 31 crockpot recipes that I’ve tried myself …

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This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

University of Pennsylvania

13 Easy Dinners You Can Make in Under 30 Minutes

Everyone has those busy days when you have to grab a protein bar for a breakfast on the go and you skip lunch for a last-minute meeting or project. By the time you get home at the end of the day, you’re tired, you’re hungry and Easy Mac just isn’t gonna cut it. Lucky for you, Spoon University has …

Got Chicken? Make These 13 Chicken Pasta Recipes

<i>Pictured: Pad Kee Mao (Spicy Ground Chicken and Rice Noodles) recipe from CHOW</i>Like eating dessert before dinner and double dipping when no one’s …

Cooking

How to Make the Best Seared Chicken Breast

How to Make the Best Seared Chicken BreastBoneless chicken breasts are easy to find, low in fat, high in protein, and consistently tender, all …

Food

5 Apps That Help You Cook With What You Have in Your Fridge

In an ideal world, none of your fresh produce and groceries would ever go bad. Instead, you would eat every bite of everything you bought. But in the real world, we all have leftover ingredients that we don’t know what to do with. Every piece of food in your kitchen has some serious potential, and …

10 Important Things the Internet Taught Us About Cooking

The Internet has given us a different set of tools and ideas about cooking that didn't exist before. Some of these things are a little weird (ahem, …

Comfort Food

10 Recipes You Loved in April

From a truly epic steak to a truly amazing key lime pie, these were the 10 recipes you loved the most this month.<p><b>From a truly epic steak to an amazing bread pudding</b>, these were the 10 recipes you loved the most this month.

Cooking

By Reader Request: Recipes From Breads Bakery, A.O.C., and Rioja

From lamb-bacon burgers to a very green cocktail, these are the restaurant recipes our readers want to cook at home this month.<p>This is <b>R.S.V.P.</b>, a monthly column in which <i>Bon Appétit</i> publishes recipes, requested by readers, from restaurants all across the country. These are real live readers with …

Cooking

10 Quick 15 Minute Dinner Recipes

10 Easy Brunch Recipes to Make for Mother's Day

Why go big for Mother's Day when you can go home... with these super-easy, super-delicious brunch recipes? Sure, she loves that one local spot, but …

Breakfast

Maker's Mark Bourbon Bacon Jam

A recipe that combines our two favorite things: bacon and bourbon. In a jam you can slather on anything (or eat straight from the jar).<p>Living in the Low Country has taught me a few things. One, food is king. Two, when you order a beer, you better chase it down with a shot of bourbon; and three, …

Maker's Mark

Diced, Chopped, Minced, & More: A Visual Guide to Six Basic Knife Cuts

If you’ve ever wondered about the difference is between “chopped”, “diced”, “minced”, and other cuts in a recipe, you aren’t alone. Knife cuts can be …

21 Unforgettable Pieces Of Cooking Advice That Prove Mom's Always Right

Whether you're a professional chef or a complete novice in the kitchen, the cooking lessons you learned from your mom will always stick with you. You'll remember how she tests a cake and reserves cooking water, and you'll never forget the way she forms meatballs so lightly between her palms. You'll …

Curried Chicken Sandwich

4 Servings<p>Burgers aren't the only grilled things we want to eat with our hands. Thanks to a flavorful brine and a supershort cook time, sandwich-friendly boneless breasts take on a whole new life between two slices of bread.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 1 …

Curries

9 Mexican & Caribbean Recipes to Spice Up Dinner

<i>Inspired by the cruise routes taken by Carnival to Mexico and the Caribbean, we're sharing nine dishes with roots in these tropical regions to make at home.</i><p>We're always looking for an excuse to head out of town, take a breather, and eat delicious food by some body of water. There's something about …

Caribbean

Why You Should Build Your Salad Like a Plate of Nachos

We've shared a lot of tips about making better salads — from the best ways to store your greens, to how to dress your salad, to making your salad …

Nachos

When to Rinse Pasta (and When to Skip It)

When it comes to cooking pasta, rinsing is one of the great debates. People have <i>strong</i> feelings about this — some always rinse hot pasta straight out …

Cooking

Gimme Some Oven Baked Chicken Breast | Gimme Some Oven

Baked Chicken Breasts<p><i>My all-time favorite baked chicken breasts recipe! It never fails me, thanks to this simple 5-step method.</i><p>Ever single time we do …

Cooking

10 Easy Ways to Stuff a Pita Pocket

A piece of pita bread is a little world unto itself — so round, so hollow, so open to whatever you desire for lunch. And so portable and convenient, …

Quick Chicken Cacciatore

Our 10 best lamb recipes

Lamb shawarma<p>Serve this wonderfully tender meat with flatbreads, yoghurt and a lemony slaw.<p>Serves 6<b><br>4 onions, peeled (about 500g)</b><b><br>3 tbsp ras el hanout</b><b><br>2 tsp salt</b><b><br>½ tsp white pepper</b><b><br>1 shoulder of lamb, on the bone (1.8-2kg)</b><p>For the slaw<b><br>½ tsp salt</b><b><br>½ white cabbage, shredded (about 350g)</b><b><br>Juice of 1 lemon</b><b><br>1</b> …

Bread