Jill Vargas

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Million Dollar Pound Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. (The butter will become a lighter yellow color; this is an …

Why Successful People Manage Their Energy Above All Else | Inc.com

There are only so many time management techniques we can exercise before we come to realize that they may all be failing us. Even Maura Thomas, an international productivity speaker writing for the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, admits: "There are too many sticky notes, the paper lists are way too long, …

Time Management

The Legendary All-In-One-Pot Pasta Gets a Fall Refresh

Slow cookers, soup pots, and casserole dishes have been dusted off in households across the United States. For me, cold weather conjures thoughts of cozy meals that hit big on flavor, with minimal effort. Enter the one-pot pasta. The idea comes from Martha Stewart, and I gravitated toward it …

Italian Food

An essential guide to choosing the right blind for your windows

<b>Not sure about the different styles of window blinds available? Or confused about what type of blind would be better suited to a particular room of</b> …

Cat with another cat on its face is double adorbs

What's better than a kitten? A double kitten, obviously.<p>A kitten with a cat on its nose was spotted in Japan:<p>The video shows the kitten ambling …

Leave Your Passport At Home: 13 Exotic Dinner Recipes From Around The World

Whether you’re dreaming of an exotic vacation or just need need help breaking out of your dinner rut, you’re in luck — these dishes will transport your taste buds to faraway lands. And the best part is that they’re all easy to make with everyday supermarket ingredients.<p>1. Middle Eastern Lamb …

Saucy Crockpot Beef With Noodles

This easy crockpot beef recipe is made with stewing beef and chopped vegetables. Condensed golden mushroom soup with red wine makes up the delicious …

Simple Slow Cooker Sirloin Tips

These slow cooker sirloin tips are super-easy to prepare, and the flavors are fantastic. Try using golden cream of mushroom soup in the recipe with …

Step-by-Step: How to Make Soft and Puffy Snickerdoodles

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Make Soft and Puffy Snickerdoodles<p>My earliest memory of a snickerdoodle is inexorably linked to <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>. I can still feel the way my elbows dug into the painfully tight weave of the carpet as I stretched out on the floor, chin propped in the palm of my hand, …

Simple Recipe for Cake Flour Substitute

Simple Recipe for Cake Flour Substitute<p>Updated June 29, 2017<p>Interested in making a recipe that calls for cake flour? If you don't have any and don't …

How Your Family Can Serve Themselves Dinner Tonight

On the busiest of weeknights, it can be nothing short of a challenge to gather every member of your family around the table for dinner. When everyone …

Cooking

23 Microwave Meals You Can Make When It's Too Hot To Cook

Make 'em in your dorm room, at work, or when you're just feeling lazy.

13 Ways to Let the Slow Cooker Make You Breakfast

I used to think the greatest thing about my slow cooker was the way it tackled dinner on super-busy weeknights, but then I learned that it does …

Breakfast

Chili Cheese Dog Boats Recipe by Tasty

Ingredients<p>for 8 servings<p>8 buns hot dog bun<br>• ¼ cup (60 g) butter, melted<br>• 2 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped<br>• 8 slices cheddar cheese, grated<br>• 15 oz (425 g) chili, with or without beans<br>• 8 hot dogs<p>Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).<br>• Place the 8 hot dog buns in a 9x13 inch …

Hot Dogs

How to make fluffy slime without using borax

You don't need borax to make fluffy slime. Here's how.<p>DIY slime, the homemade goop that's as soothing as a fidget spinner, is most often made with borax. In fact, my first slime recipe used borax as one of the main ingredients.<p>While we've never encountered any issues with borax, some people have …

Dessert

19 Portable Breakfasts You Can Meal-Prep (a.k.a. the Best of Both Worlds)

Raise your hand if breakfast usually means scarfing down a bowl of cereal before rushing out the door. Or a donut off that tray in the office’s …

Healthy Eating

17 Asian-Style Breakfasts You Need In Your Life

Even better than pancakes and bacon.

Breakfast

The Chicken Katsu Recipe Every Kid (and Adult) Will Love

Chicken katsu is the cutlet for everyone, at any time.<p>Every Sunday night, my wife and I take our son, Marlon, to the sushi spot down the block from our apartment. But he never gets sushi. Instead, he always asks the waitress for his usual: “Cranberry juice on the rocks and chicken katsu, please.”<p>I …

Sushi

Chicken with Wild Mushrooms

20 soup recipes everyone needs to make this winter

Microsoft's CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail | Inc.com

Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, though, when hackers and others caused Tay to begin spewing racist and profane …

Leadership

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

8 High-Protein Breakfasts That Need 4 Ingredients Or Fewer

How to Manage Projects Using an Online Kanban Board

Once you understand the concept behind what a Kanban board is, take a moment to learn more about how they can help you plan and manage projects in a …

Project Management

5 Grilled Sandwiches You’ll Be Eating All Summer

1<p>Summer Vegetable Panini With Lemon Aïoli and Mozzarella<p>Raw, thinly sliced vegetables give this grilled sandwich fresh flavor. You’ll know it’s ready …

How Running Your Meetings Differently Can Transform Your Culture

Meetings. Some are dreaded, others are valuable. Make sure your meetings are productive and a good use of time. Your culture will thank you for it.<p><i>By Bob Pothier, director for Partners in Leadership and a former GE exec who works with leaders to create greater accountability across the work force</i> …

10 Exceptional Habits of Progressive People

Even when faced with defeat, progressive people always find ways to be constantly motivated to reach their goals<p>Successful people are forward thinkers. They are progressive and are always looking ahead. In a world where many are consumed with past actions, failures, and mistakes, progressive people …

Baked Ziti Recipes and Beyond

Try this classic Italian noodle in a variety of ways—from the familiar baked ziti recipes to the more inventive casserole dishes. We promise these …

DIY Boho Skirts For Your Throwback Look

Whether you call it boho, festival, hippie, gypsy, or peasant, boho style as we know it takes its influences from the laid back hippie looks of the ’60s, when maxis were <i>de rigueur</i> for the “flower child”. The look is said to have been revived most recently by Sienna Miller, who wore it in the movie …

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …