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The Twisted Psychology of Busyness (You're Not as Busy as You Think You Are) | Inc.com

A recently released book by <i>Washington Post</i> reporter Brigid Schulte is getting a lot of media attention. When you read the title--<i>Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time</i>--you'll see why.<p>From parents to students to teachers to CEOs, is there a demographic category or job function …

Time Management

NASA issues 'remastered' view of Jupiter's moon Europa

(Phys.org) —Scientists have produced a new version of what is perhaps NASA's best view of Jupiter's ice-covered moon, Europa. The mosaic of color …

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

Breakfast

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

Buenos Aires

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved Most This Month

We always look to our friends when we’re not sure what to cook, and that goes especially for dinner parties. Menu-planning in packs makes us feel safe, thorough, supported.<p>That’s exactly why, once a month, we’ll be looking to you for advice: These are the ten recipes you loved most this month that …

10 Healthy Dishes for Post-Memorial Day Detox

After this past weekend’s burgers and hot dogs and pitchers of cocktails, you might be interested in something healthy. Here, 10 light and delicious …

How to Make Twix Bars at Home

<i>All week long, our very own Jennifer Steinhauer from Weeknights with Jenny will be sharing recipes from her new book Treat Yourself: 70 Classic Snacks You Loved as a Kid (and Still Love Today). Follow along to win one of five copies we’re giving away -- and to take a trip down memory lane.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …

Cooking

Fast Food Still Full of Additives, Even As Menus Simplify

Breaking News Emails<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.<p>SUBSCRIBE<p>Burgers, baby wipes: More in common than you think<p>01:00<p>Breaking News Emails<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, …

Burgers

My New Roots' Life-Changing Loaf of Bread

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>The whole-grain, gluten-free, no-knead, no-mess, life-changing loaf of bread.</i><p>You might not think you have the time or baking skills to make whole-grain, …

Gelato Recipes For When You're Feeling Extra Decadent

Gelato, ice cream's Italian sister, is one of our favorite summer treats. It's rich, creamy, smooth and wonderful. If you've ever wondered what the difference is between gelato and ice cream, don't worry -- you're not alone.<p>Gelato is made with more milk and less cream than ice cream, which means it …

Apple Pie Cookies for an Epic Barbecue Dessert

I grew up with the Queen of Pie Crust.<p>Yes, I am, in fact talking about my mother. She makes one phenomenal pie crust, which means she makes one mean pie. What kind of pie? Pick any kind - it's out of this world.<p>As such, I fully blame her for what I like to refer to as my "Pie Problem". Pie Problem: …

Dessert

5 Unexpected Foods You Should Definitely Be Buttering

Here, five foods you probably never considered buttering, but definitely should.<p>Tonight at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, chefs, F&W editors and …

Want more bang for your Starbucks? We tested 8 money-saving hacks

Even if you're a die-hard penny pincher, your daily Starbucks routine may be a habit you're just not willing to kick. Fortunately, there's no shortage of Starbucks addicts online, sharing tips for how to shave cents or even dollars off each cup. We tested eight of the hacks they brag about the …

Coffee

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Cooking

How Chefs Cook with Unripe Fruits, Vegetables

From green strawberries to fresh garbanzo beans, chefs around the country are harnessing the flavor power of unripe fruit, nuts, and vegetables<p>If you've ever eaten a fried green tomato, that crackly-crusted round of tangy, late summer deliciousness, you already understand the genius of cooking with …

Food Preservation

5 Ways Chefs Are Cooking with Dusts

In pro kitchens, dehydrator machines are all-important to deeply concentrate flavors into versatile powders, a.k.a. dusts. Here are five kinds that …

6 Surprising Ways Chefs Eat Ice Cream

Here, six brilliant ways chefs eat ice cream.<p>Thanks to this week's Mad Genius Tips video you now know the fastest way to make ice cream at home. But …

Marinated Flank Steak

Toast peppercorns, coriander, fennel, chiles de àrbol, and bay leaves in a small skillet over high heat, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, 2 to …

'Artisanal' Ramen? Instant Noodles Get A Healthy Dose Of Hacking

If there's one thing college students know well, it's a belly full of instant ramen.<p>"Ramen always has been and always will be a college staple," says Rick Brandt, a recent University of Iowa graduate.<p>And it's not just college students who turn to the noodles in lean moments: When your food budget …

The On-The-Go Camp Food Showdown

For campers and backpackers looking for the best pre-prepared backcountry meals, Good To-Go is the new contender in town. Co-founded by chef Jennifer Scism, the Maine-based company aims to make lightweight gourmet meals that outdo typical freeze-dried fare.<p>Scism, who co-owns Annisa in New York's …

Nutrition

Serve up Thomas Keller's simple, juicy roast chicken

Do you love chicken but don't want to be stuck in the kitchen prepping and cooking? Lucky for you, TODAY is teaming up with celebrity chefs to make things simpler for you. Join TODAY's "Super Simple Chicken: The Only Recipes You'll Ever Need," cooking series, which features 5 days of delicious …

Cooking

Grilled Flatiron Steak with Toasted Spice Vinaigrette

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Let the steaks rest on top of the tomatoes. Their juices will commingle and make the dressing that much better.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 ½ pounds flatiron or skirt steak, cut into 4 pieces<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>4 …

Grilling

6 Best-Ever Ice Cream Sandwich Recipes

If you want to take everyone’s favorite ice cream treat to the next level, here are some excellent ideas.<p>This week’s Mad Genius Tips video reveals …

Avoid These 7 Common Quick Pickling Mistakes and Your Pickles Will Be Awesome

The 7 pickle mistakes you should avoid, from oversweetening your brine to mixing up your vegetables<p>Homemade pickles are the ideal foil to fatty, salty cookout food—but they're not necessarily the easiest thing to make (full disclosure: This writer has never made a good pickle, but she has hope …

Food Preservation

London's Book Benches Highlight the Capital's Great Literary Works

A public art project invites you to have a seat on outsized versions of tomes linked to the city.<p>The streets of London have transformed into a book lover’s paradise thanks to a new public art project that celebrates the city’s rich literary heritage.<p>“Books about Town," a collaboration between the …