Jan Bredenhof

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Do you know how to identify well-made clothes?

<b>It is increasingly difficult to find high-quality clothes that will last and look good for years, but it's worth putting in the effort.</b><p>Forget brand …

Sewing

5 Tips from Around the World for Making a Better Pot Roast

When we hear the words "pot roast," many of us think of the Sunday classic — a hunk of braised beef swimming in gravy and surrounded by tender …

Cooking

Now This Is A Student Goal-Setting Strategy That May Actually Work

I posted “Everyone Is A Teacher” Is A New Engagement Strategy I’m Using & It Seems To Be Working earlier this week, and it was – rightfully, I think …

Treat Roasted Broccoli Like Nachos, Save Yourself a Trip to the Bar

Recipes like this are for those nights when you get home from an extra-nasty long day at work and it’s late and you’re exhausted and you <i>really</i> don’t want to cook.<p>You may be dreaming about the cozy bar on the corner where you can settle in with some nachos and beer. But reality intrudes and you …

How to Eliminate Junk Mail (& Email) Once and For All

Does it feel like junk mail is taking over your life? Between random credit card offers and ads piling up in your mailbox and a seemingly …

Spam

5 Salad Bases That Last All Week in the Refrigerator

<i>This article originally appeared on TheKitchn.com.</i><p>If you’ve ever bought a big bag of mesclun greens with the hope that it will last all week in your …

Domestic Technology

9 Surprising Amazon.com Perks for Teachers

We already love Amazon for its ability to get new novels to our Kindles in seconds, birthday presents to our homes in less than a day and for the …

National Cherry Pie Day 2017: 9 very cherry recipes to celebrate

"I cannot tell a lie," President George Washington once famously declared.<p>Or could he? The folkloric tale of a young Washington chopping down his …

Baking

21 Instant Pot Dinner Ideas You Need To Try

We're kind of obsessed with this thing, TBH.

Cooking

3 Healthy, Easy, Homemade Soup Recipes

To steal a line from Campbell’s, soup <i>is</i> good food—but homemade soup is the best. In honor of National Homemade Soup Day, Consumer Reports’ test …

Food

Chinese high school devises 'marks bank' for failing students to borrow from to raise grades

Failing your exams? An international high school in China has introduced a scheme allowing students to "borrow" marks to top up grades.<p>The "marks …

High School

22 Recipes to Make with Your New Instant Pot

Congratulations! Santa was good to you and now you've got a brand-new Instant Pot to fool around with in the new year. So now you're probably …

Cooking

Our Favorite Cooking Tips of 2016

We're holding onto these techniques.<p>Just because we know our way around a kitchen doesn't mean there's nothing new to learn. We're always speaking to chefs, readers, and each-other about new ingredients, techniques, and tools to add to our arsenal. Once we've gleaned kernels of genius, we …

Cooking

Project-Based Learning: Where’s the Evidence that PBL Measures Up?

High school English language arts teacher <b>Merion Taynton</b> took “a leap of faith” in November 2016 and jumped in “with both feet” into P<b>roject-Based</b> …

Pedagogy

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

Is your microSD card not enough? Here are some quick ways to reclaim storage space.<p>It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android …

Apps

10 Delicious Thanksgiving Sides so Healthy You’ll Keep Your Pants Buttoned the Whole Meal

<i>iStock/sarsmis</i><i>Thanksgiving is about so much more than the turkey: from stuffing to sweet potato casserole, there are so many traditional Thanksgiving</i> …

Healthy Eating

Coconut Veggie Curry recipe for 'Meatless Monday' | NOLA.com

In her book, ''SkinnyTaste Fast and Slow:Knockout Quick-Fix and Slow Cooker Recipes" (2016, Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random …

Food

The Most Popular Low-Carb Recipes of 2016, According to Pinterest

As people attempt to wage war against the impending carb overload this season, low-carb recipes have surged in popularity on Pinterest. In an effort …

A Crowd Favorite: Colorful Zoodle Pad Thai Recipe

Looking for more Meatless Monday recipes that are light and filling this season? Look no further — we’ve got a carb-free takeout hack that’s packed with fresh veggies, herbs and crunchy peanuts! For this Pad Thai recipe, we’re cooking up spiralized zucchini instead of rice noodles and loading it …

Chemicals

Vive Le Confort! For Corseted Courtiers, This Dress Was A French Revolution

In Paris, a really old dress has sold for more than $150,000. Now, if that sounds like an unreasonably high price tag, keep this in mind: The 1730s dress is in mint condition, it might have been worn at Versailles, <i>and</i> it was part of a fashion revolution.<p>Known as a <i>robe volante</i> — or flying dress — …

France

Easy Thai red chicken curry

Ingredients<p>1 tbsp vegetable oil<p>500g (1lb 2oz) skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks<p>1 large onion, thinly sliced<p>2 garlic cloves, crushed<p>1 red …

5 Delicious, Ab-Friendly Recipes You Can Make in 15 Minutes or Less

We have a confession: We titled this “15-Minute Feasts” because it sounds catchy. But most of these recipes don’t take 15 minutes to make…they …

Carbohydrates