Mel Winston

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Pear and Bean Bake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Baked beans are almost a staple with barbecue and ham...and I often serve them with roast pork. I've had them with apple but have never made them and so I thought "why not try pears?" These are not real saucy and only slightly sweet and will be wonderful with our grilled pork chops …

Want to Remove Yourself From Toxic Situations? Try This Decades-Old Japanese Art"

Save and read this every time you find yourself in a toxic situation.<p>You are stuck and frustrated, sinking into the black hole of your circumstances. No matter what you do, you keep falling back into this quagmire of negative energies and thoughts, from which there is seemingly no escape. These …

Self-help

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

Two heterosexual Irish men marry to avoid inheritance tax on property

Matt Murphy, 83, intends to leave his house to his carer Michael O’Sullivan, 58, but it would have left him with a €50,000 tax bill<p>Two Irish men have married in Dublin to avoid paying €50,000 in inheritance tax on a house.<p>Best friends Matt Murphy and Michael O’Sullivan are both heterosexual, but …

Sexuality

Land Reutilization Authority

Functions and responsibilities of the LRA and LRA Board meeting dates.<p>Feedback is anonymous.<p><b>8 comments from people like you</b> have helped us improve …

Former U.S. Marine Planned ISIS-inspired Christmas Terror Attack in San Francisco

A former U.S. Marine inspired by the Islamic State militant group planned to carry out a suicide attack at a popular San Francisco tourist …

Proposed rule would protect employers who steal workers’ hard-earned tips

Today the Trump administration took their first major step towards allowing employers to legally take tips earned by the workers they employ. The …

Iraq declares war with Islamic State is over

<b>Iraq has announced that its war against so-called Islamic State (IS) is over.</b><p>Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a conference in Baghdad that Iraqi troops were now in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border.<p>The border zone contained the last few areas IS held, following its loss of the town of …

What Facebook Did to American Democracy

And why it was so hard to see it coming<p>In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.<p>Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s …

The Dalai Lama speaks on Trump and 'America first'

DHARAMSALA, India<p>The Dalai Lama, the spiritual head of the Tibetan nation, is known worldwide for his advocacy of non-violence, peaceful coexistence, environmental protection and human rights. But the 82-year-old Buddhist monk is worried about the rise of nationalism and selfishness around the …

Human Rights

OPEN LETTER: ST. LOUIS BUSINESS OWNERS STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH STOCKLEY PROTESTERS

Since the release of the Stockley verdict, there has been a lot of representation as to the feelings of small business owners. Some of these …

How unmarried Americans are changing everything

<b>(CNN) —</b> It wasn't long ago that being single after a certain age was considered a recipe for lifelong misery. Up until 1970, the average woman married before she was legally old enough to have a drink at her wedding, and the average man married at 23. A woman still single at the ripe old age of 26 …

Demographics

Uber loses its license to operate in London

In a huge blow to Uber in the UK London’s transport regulator has rejected its application to renew its license to operate in the city.<p>In a statement today TfL said it has concluded that Uber is “not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence”.<p>“TfL’s regulation of London’s taxi and …

Sexual Harassment

Amid new sanctions, Trump calls North Korea's leader 'madman' whose regime will face new tests

NEW YORK — President Trump lashed back Friday at North Korea's leader, calling Kim Jong Un a “madman” whose regime will be “tested like never before” amid new U.S.-imposed financial sanctions.<p>The latest economic pressures announced Thursday come as the Trump administration seeks to build …

North Korea

How Mentally Strong People Deal With Snarky Comments

A well-timed witty comment among friends is good humor. But passive-aggressive comments that mask anger lurking just beneath the surface constitute snark.<p>Sometimes, snarky comments involve backhanded compliments like, “You look good for someone your age.” Snark also includes cynical comments like, …

Self-help

The Latest: Catalan govt ties attacks in Cambrils, Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local):<p>5:42 a.m.<p>The Catalan government says an attack in the seaside resort …

Paris Hilton Issues Terrible Apology For Calling Women Who Accused Donald Trump of Assault Liars

Earlier this week, <i>Marie Claire</i> published a profile of socialite and perfume magnate Paris Hilton in which she discussed her career (did you know …

The Southern Poverty Law Center's list of hate groups

<b>(CNN) —</b> 917.<p>That's the number of hate groups operating in the US, according to data from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The Alabama-based nonprofit activist group tracks civil rights and hate crimes and defines a hate group as an organization with "beliefs or practices that attack or malign an …

Rights & Freedoms

You Don't Control The Outcomes Of Your Life, Principles Do.

You don't control the outcomes of your life.<p>You don't control the outcomes of your life.<p>You don't control how other people will respond to you.<p>You don't control your health.<p>You don't control how much money you make.<p>Principles control these things.<p>Said Dr. Stephen R. Covey, "We control our actions, …

naturalsystem

This Lighter Alfredo Sauce Is Made With Cauliflower And It's Gonna Blow Your Mind

This is an Alfredo sauce you can eat on the regs.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>6 cups water<p>1 head cauliflower florets<p>1 cup milk<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>1 garlic clove<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>1 pound pasta, cooked<p>Parmesan, to serve<p>Parsley, chopped, to serve<p>1. Boil the water over medium-high heat.<p>2. …

Sippin’ Green Gazpacho

Makes about 6 cups<p>This zippy, herbaceous drinkable soup is like a trip to the farmers’ market in a glass. Coldness dulls flavor, which is why it's important to season generously while the mixture is warm.<p>August 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds English hothouse cucumbers (about 2 large), chopped<p>2 garlic …

Recipes

Burning Man Has Become A Testing Ground For Extreme Architecture

Designers descend to try their creations against the heat and wind of the Nevada desert.<p>French photographer Philippe Glade has been going to Burning Man for 20 years. But unlike many other photographers, who document the festival’s famous art installations or Black Rock City’s sometimes eccentric …

Black Rock

Grilled Chicken with Chile Butter

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Chile butter<p>1 ancho chile<br>• 2 chiles de arbol<br>• 1 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 2 teaspoons garlic paste<br>• 1 cup butter, softened<br>• Kosher salt<p>Chicken<p>8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs<br>• 1 tablespoon thyme leaves<br>• 1 lime, zested<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 teaspoon pepper<br>• 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder<br>• 1/4 teaspoon onion powder<br>• 2 …

Recipes

A Brutal Truth About Success That Few People Are Willing to Admit

Success is never found in acquiring what you don't have, but in what you're willing to do with what you already possess.<p>Imagine the looks on people's faces when someone says, "You don't need to buy a lighter bike. You'd be a lot better off if you lost 10 or 20 pounds."<p>(We'll get back to that lovely …

Self-improvement

Whole Foods stock rockets 28% on $13.7 billion Amazon takeover deal

Shares of Whole Foods Market rocketed 28 percent on Friday after Amazon said it plans to acquire the grocery store chain for $42 a share, in a deal …

eCommerce

Creamy, Spicy Spinach & Chickpeas is Proof That the Ideal Weeknight Meal Exists

There was a time when, left to my own devices, I'd try to compose each and every dinner out of a ballooning number of vegetable sides: These recipes were sexy, and enticing, and, ultimately, unsatisfying.<p>I'd spend hours filling the table with cabbage e pepe, marinated zucchini, braised asparagus …

Off the Relationship Escalator – Books about unconventional relationships

Are you curious about consensual nonmonogamy? How can you broach this topic with others? Tonight in Denver, I’ll be leading a public conversation: …

Diversity and Polyamory

Polyamory is diverse in three ways. First, as an element of social diversity, polys join the ever-increasing cadre of what used to be called …

Race & Ethnicity