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When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Employment

indian-spiced cauliflower soup

This recipe is adapted, just a little, from Madhur Jaffrey’s excellent Vegetarian India. She has nearly three different preparations for every …

Reading Your Knitting 102

In Reading Your Knitting 101, we began the conversation with growing into your craft by returning to the basics — learning to tell your knit stitches …

Knitting

The Stupid Easy Way To Clean Your Washing Machine

Yes. This is a thing you actually have to do.<p>It cleans, so you don't have to clean it, right? WRONG. Just like your towels (which BTW, you aren't washing enough), you have to keep your washing machine clean — <i>weekly</i>. And if you're doing heavy loads or washing things every day, then you may want to …

Cleaning

11 Things We Can’t Wait to Make This Fall

Look, I can't promise you that I took the end of August gracefully. And I certainly can't comment on whether or not I closed out Labor Day with a desperate plea for summer to stay with us that would've put Marlon Brando in <i>A Streetcar Named Desire</i> to shame. ("Summer! Hey, summmmmer!!!!")<p>But all of …

Marlon Brando

Embroidered Paintings by Vera Shimunia

Saint-Petersburg-based artist Vera Shimunia paints these small, colorful landscapes using embroidery. The painterly designs sort of resembles Vincent …

Textile Art

It’s the Best Time of the Year to Cook, and These 57 Recipes Prove It

The transition time between summer and fall is when the market is at its peak. Here’s what we’re making.<p>There’s a common misperception that springtime, with its variety of tender green shoots, stalks, and pods, is the cook’s season. In fact, there’s no more delicious time to cook than in the …

Tomatoes

The two minutes it takes to read this will improve your writing forever.....

… is the name of this post, reproduced below in its entirety:<p>You’re busy, so I’ll keep this quick. Following are the simplest tips I can give you to …

Creative Writing

German Twisted Cast On

Words of Wisdom <b>Meg Swansen</b><p><b>Meg revisits a favorite cast-on method, a stretchier and more durable variation of the ubiquitous Long-Tail.</b><p><b>OVER MANY</b> …

Knitting

Chewy, Salty Brownie Cookies Will Change Your Mind About Black Licorice Forever

It all started with a recipe from Edd Kimber, aka The Boy Who Bakes: a brownie crinkle cookie that took Instagram by storm. I, along with everyone else, loved it and wanted to find a way to make it my own. I tried swapping in muscovado sugar, adding toffee pieces, even using white chocolate in …

Cocoa Powder

This French Tuna Sandwich Makes the Perfect Make-Ahead Lunch

I spent a portion of summer after college graduation “backpacking” (we duffle-bagged) through Europe with three of my best friends. We had a detailed itinerary which included a brief two days on the French Rivierra. Somehow, two days stretched to seven—you know how it goes when you’re 22 and <i>joie de</i> …

Recipes

Data Visualization Cheat Sheet

Core principles for successful data visualization, including tips on how to reduce clutter, preattentive processing and how to integrate text within …

Data Visualization

Easy Tomato & Pasta Salad

Tomato season is officially on from where I stand. Using a mother lode of assorted cherry, zebra, and heirloom tomatoes, I made this quick, …

This Simple 1-Question Test Will Help You Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Ask it to yourself. Then, ask someone who will tell you the truth.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>When Daniel Goleman published <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> in 1995, few had heard of the concept. The idea was primarily based on …

Joshua McFadden’s Cucumber Salad

I want to jump in here to highlight a ringer of a cucumber salad. There were four recipe contenders in the cucumber section of the book I'm going to …

Summer Melon Salad Recipe

I made this quick melon salad with the frog prince of melons - the <i>piel de sapo</i>. It has creamy, sweet, pale green flesh, and a blotched, pebbled …

A Genius Peach Cobbler With a So-Wrong-It’s-Right Hot Sugar Crust

<i>Every Wednesday this August, we’re giving you sneak peeks of some of the most gloriously summery recipes in our almost-born cookbook Genius Desserts. (You can order your signed copy now to get your mitts on the rest when the book drops September 4th!)</i><p>As I mentioned last week, this month is a …

Peaches

Google adds lots of new tools to its Education suite

A new Classroom and updated Docs will change the face of learning.<p>Summer break is normally a time for rest and recreation, but Google has been busy updating Classroom, Google Earth and other Google for Education tools in preparation for the next academic term.<p>Since its 2014 inception, Google …

Parents: 2018 Update Part 2 - Visitation Patterns

When I think of museum-going parents, there are two main types I think of:<p>Intrinsically-motivated parents, who represent a "steady-state" audience …

The Best Sewing Machines on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try</i> …

Judge rules that Judaism is not a race but Jewish people can be targeted for racism. Here's why that matters.

Thought Experiment<p>Judaism is not a race. But Jewish people can be targeted for racism.<p>That may seem like a contradiction. But a recent ruling by U.S. Magistrate Mark Hornsby of Louisiana updated anti-discrimination laws in the state. In doing so, Hornsby has potentially helped to clarify the …

Civil Rights

These Rich, Double-Chocolate Cookies Aren't For the Faint of Heart

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some good-as-gold recipes. Today, we're highlighting an oh-so-delicious chocolate cookie with a brand-new video.</i><p>Call me crazy, but I like to drink milk from animals, specifically cows. So when …

Recipes

The Summer Bucket List: 25 Recipes We Want to Make Before September Hits

The BA staff sounds out on the recipes we’ve got to make before the clock strikes fall and we all turn into pumpkin bread.<p>OH GOD, IT WENT BY SO FAST. Just yesterday it was Memorial Day and BOOM, suddenly every doctor you try to make an appointment with is on vacation, “back to school” sales shove …

The biggest lie we still teach in American history classes

“The idea that we’re always getting better keeps us from seeing those times when we’re getting worse.”<p>One of my favorite writers, Gore Vidal, once described his country asthe United States of Amnesia. “We learn nothing because we remember nothing,” he wrote.<p>Vidal’s point is simple enough: America’s …

Textbooks

Facing Sexual Harassment and Abuse in the Feminizing Museum

(2018). Facing Sexual Harassment and Abuse in the Feminizing Museum. Journal of Museum Education: Vol. 43, Woman/Trans/Femme in the Museum, pp. …

almond-crisped peaches

I hope, if we are going to continue to be good friends, that we can have an implicit understanding that there is no such thing as too many peach …

One-Pan Yakisoba Noodles That Come Together Before You Know It

We’re just loving these long summer days, where meal times seem to stretch one into the next, conversations take on a more languid pace, and the food centers around how much fresh produce we can squeeze in with minimal time near the stove.<p>But man cannot live on salads alone, and I’ve found just the …

Recipes

This Indoor Herb Garden Kit Makes Growing Basil Ridiculously Easy

My basil even survived my summer vacation, thanks to this self-watering planter.<p>Growing your own windowsill herb garden is a dream of most home …

Recipe: Sour Cream and Dill Cucumber Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone needs a go-to recipe for summer cookouts and potlucks, and this fresh cucumber salad is absolutely the answer. Crunchy cucumber slices, …