Jennifer Rios

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How to Stock a Chinese Pantry: Essential Staples to Keep on Hand

Over the last several decades, Americans have been discovering that there's more to Chinese food than the Cantonese flavors, both traditional and bastardized, that were brought over by the first wave of Chinese immigrants. With 1.3 billion people, 23 provinces, and a geography that covers …

Short Rib Pho French Dip Banh Mi

Ahh, are you confused??<p>Yeah, so sorry! I just could not figure out a non confusing title for the recipe. It happens when you have killer fusion food …

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Habits That Help Boost Productivity From Dawn To Dusk

Resolutions, intentions, visualizations, and plans are all great. But it’s <i>habits</i> that really change our lives. In fact, a recent article from Psychology Today notes that habits are so powerful that, if we’re in the environment that supports our habit, we’ll carry out the action without even …

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

Apple Dutch Baby

4 Servings<p>Summon your family to the table while this dutch baby bakes; it will be fabulously puffed when it comes out, and you’ll enjoy hearing the oohs and aahs before it deflates.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>apple cider syrup<p>4 cups apple cider<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 tablespoon light brown …

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How to Make Banh Xeo, Crisp Vietnamese Filled Crepes

How to make the hot and crunchy filled crepes known as banh xeo in Vietnam.<p><i>Banh xeo</i> translates to “sizzling cake.” Once you’ve made a batch of these lacy, ultra-crisp crepes, you’ll know why. Remember: Work quickly, and watch for splattering oil when the batter hits the pan.<p>Once oil is shimmering …

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5 Fall Salads You're About to Fall in Love With

<b>1. Kale, Apple & Pancetta Salad</b><p>Made with shredded kale, crisp pancetta, tart apples and pecans in a zingy maple vinaigrette, this salad just screams fall. It's wildly addictive -- even my husband, who is not much of a salad guy, cannot get enough of it. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. French Lentil Salad with Goat</b> …

4 Apps That Will Supercharge Your Productivity

Not enough hours in the day? These tools can help you get it all done.<p><b>1. For Managing Tasks: Todoist</b><p><b>The problem:</b> You’re juggling multiple projects, …

3 Essential Steps to Creating a Successful Personal Growth Plan | Inc.com

In business, strategy and growth go hand in hand. You create a game plan to achieve your goals--including a mission statement, a step-by-step strategy, and a timeline. You hold meetings, make calls, and invest. And all of this planning comes together to make your goals attainable.<p>But when you think …

How Philosophy Makes You a Better Leader

The goal of most executive coaching and leadership development is behavior change—help the individual identify and change the behaviors that are getting in the way of, and reinforce the behaviors associated with, effective leadership. But what about the beliefs and values that <i>drive</i> behavior?<p>The …

The 1 Email That Every Salesperson Must Master | Inc.com

In "How to Write a Killer Sales Email," I explained how to use email to start up an email dialogue with a potential customer. This post describes the other end of that sales process--the email you send to close the deal.<p>A proposal email is different from the formal sales proposal written in …

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Improve Your Sales Team's Performance by Mastering These 5 Fundamentals

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Every sales force is made up of the typical bell curve comprising of A players, B players and C players. Eighty percent of the revenue is generated by the A players (who usually represent around 20 percnet of the sales force). They seem to figure out how …

Thousands of Android phones are being hijacked by terrifying ransomware

Android users beware — another major malware threat has taken the mobile world by storm. According to San Francisco-based security firm Lookout, …

Universe Sandbox

It's easy to use, beautifully tutorialised, and hugely fascinating.<p>I just finished playing and my mind is blown. I spent most of my time staring at …

Mohiomap Turns Evernote, Google Drive, And Dropbox Accounts Into Mind Maps

Like many other people, I use Evernote as an information dump. Despite my best efforts to keep things organized with multiple notebooks and tags, my account has become almost as unwieldy as an overstuffed filing cabinet, with stacks of PDFs, web clippings, and notes going back years.<p>That’s why I …

Here's Every Summer Salad Recipe You Should Eat This Season

Summers are made for salads -- big, green, leafy salads filled with all the great produce the season has to offer. We're looking at you, okra and eggplant. And yes, obviously you too, corn and zucchini. Need we even mention tomatoes? Oh, the glorious dishes we'll be making with summer …

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Dr Dre: The first 'hip-hop billionaire'?

<b>"The Forbes list just changed."</b><p>That is the boast made by singer-songwriter Tyrese Gibson in a video posted on Facebook (and later removed), before he is pushed aside by Dr Dre, the co-founder of the Beats Electronics firm.<p>The list of the richest people on the planet, says Dre, the 49-year-old …

Lose Weight without Ditching Booze

We’ll drink to that!<p><b>Question:</b> How much does alcohol consumption really affect weight loss?<p><i>(from reader Gerald Decoste)</i><p><b>Answer:</b> In moderation—about one to two glasses per day—alcohol may not affect your ability to shed pounds. One study found that moderate drinkers were 27 percent less likely to be …

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Amber Heard Reflects on Her Engagement to Johnny Depp

“Don’t you think she looks like me?” Amber Heard asks as she pets her horse, Arrow. Heard, 28, is wearing mud-caked riding boots, tight blue jeans, a white undershirt, and thin mesh gloves that partially cover her red-lacquered nails; she puts her face next to the horse’s long tan-colored muzzle …

5 Things Productive Entrepreneurs Do Each Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This is probably an understatement, but entrepreneurs are some of the busiest people around. A day in the life of an entrepreneur is chock-full of business decisions, research and networking. Because there’s so much to do and so little …

17 Life-Changing Makeup Hacks EVERY Woman Should Know

These aren't your average makeup tips and tricks.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder-to-apply line), under the flame for one second, let it cool for 15 …

Jennifer Lawrence Just Can't Help It

Master of the red-carpet photo-bomb, reliable source of the uncensored comment, and consummate guy's girl, Jennifer lawrence is the furthest thing from the carefully constructed Hollywood actress who sticks to the script. She may play shape-shifter Mystique in X-Men: Days of Future Past, but …

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17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …