Larry D Kurtz

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7 Digital Tools That Will Help You Get More Done--Faster

Who uses paper anymore?<p>It astounds me that there are businesses out there that still use paper for invoices, office memos, contracts, etc. Even in my personal life, when a company asks that I print something off, sign it, and then email or fax it back to them, I practically hang up the phone and …

The 10 Things You Must Do to Achieve Your Goals

To succeed, you first have to set yourself up for success.<p>In making New Year’s resolutions, it might seem like you’re setting yourself up for failure. So many people underutilize gym memberships, quickly revert to old habits or never take up new hobbies they’ve been meaning to master.<p>For …

Productivity

How to Acquire Inexpensive Shop Tools, Troubleshooting a Bandsaw, Making Eyeglasses from Scratch—Including the Lenses!—& More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Space-Saving Flipping Lathe Cabinet</b><p>Leave it to Izzy Swan to come up with an ingenious way to place a lathe inside …

Woodworking

Bizarre 'rotating island' that conspiracy theorists say is mystery alien base set to be explored

An island which rotates on its own has been discovered - and some conspiracy theorists believe that it could be a secret alien base here on …

Tile's Bluetooth item tracking device just got super thin

Those who are perpetually losing their belongings might be familiar with Tile: a Bluetooth device you attach to your items to help locate their whereabouts. Today, the company has unveiled a newer version that’s just thin enough to fit in your wallet.<p>Appropriately called the Tile Slim, it’s trimmed …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Make the Perfect Steak. Period.

Ask the head chef at any world-class steakhouse or famed local bistro and each will have their own version of “the perfect steak.” The way each chef …

BBQ

This Stuff Is Unlike Any Other Barbecue Sauce You’ve Had…

Alabama White BBQ Sauce<p>Save<p>We all know and love a traditional, smoky, red barbecue sauce, but what if we told you there was another kind that was …

The 15 best calendar apps for Android and iOS

One of the many reasons we buy smartphones is because they help us organize our lives. No other app will help you accomplish this better than your …

Apps

Pounded Lemongrass Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 50 min<p>This aromatic Vietnamese-inspired dish calls for pounding the chicken breasts to a uniform thinness, which eliminates any dryness.<p>July 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 lemongrass stalks, tough outer layers removed, chopped<p>1 medium shallot, chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, …

Our Very Best Peanut Butter Cookies

Savor the flavor of peanut butter with these warm, fresh from the oven cookies that celebrate just how much we love our favorite nutty spread.<p>1 of …

Buttery New Potatoes with Leeks and Parsley Recipe

"Elevate your weeknight or 'company' dinner by adding leeks and fresh parsley to buttered potatoes!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby red potatoes<p>1/4 cup LAND …

10 things to disable in Windows 10

Did you just upgrade to Windows 10? Perhaps involuntarily? Welcome to the operating system!<p>If you used Windows 10's express installation, you <i>might</i> want to tweak some of your settings before you get going. You know, for the sake of privacy, speed and convenience. Here are 10 things -- that are …

Pressure-Cooker Octopus Recipe

No ingredient has inspired as many wacky tricks to guarantee it will cook well as octopus. We're telling you now: Put away your corks and vinegar and rocks for pummeling it, because the pressure cooker is your best bet for making octopus tender rapidly. Once it's fully cooked, it's ready to be …

Honey Soy Salmon #Recipe

<b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 whole Salmon Fillets (skin On Or Off, Whatever Your Preference)<br>Salt And Pepper<br>Olive Oil, For Cooking<br>2 Tablespoons Butter<br>3 Tablespoons …

Slow Cooker Lo Mein

• 2 pounds boneless pork shoulder<br>• 3 cups broccoli florets<br>• 2 carrots, julienned<br>• 2 stalks celery, diced<br>• 1 cup snow peas<br>• 1 (5-ounce) can sliced water …

Slow Cookers

Alabama White BBQ Sauce

Alabama White BBQ Sauce, We love all the flavors of southern BBQ and Alabama White BBQ Sauce is one of my favorites. Almost everyone has their own …

How To Get Rid Of Bad Breath With Apple Cider Vinegar

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

#Recipe : Chicken and Potatoes with Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce

Recipes<p><b>INGREDIENTS:</b><p>6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs<br>1 tablespoon Italian seasoning<br>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste<br>3 tablespoons …

Skillet Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken - one pan chicken pan-fried to golden perfection in buttery lemon sauce. Easy lemon chicken recipe that is perfect for dinner.The post …

This Triple Chocolate Scone Is Just Too Good To Be True

GIMME MORE!<p>Servings: 8 scones<p>2/3 cup heavy cream<p>1 large egg, lightly beaten<p>1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract<p>1 3/4 cups all purpose flour<p>1/4 cup Dutch-processed unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1/2 cup granulated sugar<p>2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1/4 teaspoon salt<p>1/3 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small …

15 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

Minimum effort, maximum flavor.

All You Need to Make Barbecue Sauce Is This Formula

Cheaper, tastier, better: It's time to learn how to make homemade barbecue sauce.<p>A good sauce can save your backyard barbecue from charred yard bird to chicken wings so good, you could charge for 'em. The problem is that most store-bought barbecue sauces just aren't that stellar. They're …

My Mother's Garlic and Thyme Roasted Chicken Parts with Mustard Croutons

Every once and a while, my mother follows one of my recipes.<p>Actually, "follows" is too exacting a word for what goes on. Let's just say, every once …

Recipes

Savotta Jaegar Backpack

When it comes to outdoor backpacks, Savotta offers quality gear that’s hardly rivaled by anyone in the industry. Their Jaegar backpack, an improved …

These stunning before-and-after photos show why this 30-day diet is taking Instagram by storm

Like most diets, it requires you to give up sweets and alcohol.<p>But the 30-day diet also bans weigh-ins and calorie-counting, which are the cornerstones of most weight-loss regimens.<p>Photos that people have been posting on Instagram showing their bodies before the diet and afterward tell enticing …

Gluten-Free

Easy Mayonnaise Biscuits Recipe

"This recipe is amazing."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup self-rising flour<p>1/2 cup milk<p>1/4 cup mayonnaise<p>Directions<p>Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). …

Gurkensalat (German Cucumber Salad) Recipe

"A traditional German favorite that I have loved since I was a child. This recipe is quick, easy, and delicious. Substitute cider vinegar for a …