Laura Bera

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6 Ways to Overcome Your Reluctance to Sell

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs have to close deals to have a successful business, yet sales often intimidate even the most seasoned among us.<p>Why are so many people afraid to ask for the sale? It’s the fear of rejection that holds us back. Take the selling …

Selling

Asian Ginger-Soy Sauce Chicken

452<p>15<p>Whenever I visit a foreign country, I go to the supermarket. I’ve found myself pushing carts through supermarkets in countries, from Mexico and …

The Genius No-Dairy Trick for Turning Vegetables Into Cream

<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>A brighter (and vegan) alternative to cream—for all your soups, sauces, and sides.</i><p>Even if you love cream; even if you love it <i>so much</i> that you plunk it into gratins …

Recipes

The Dessert You Need Right Now: Strawberry-Basil Shortcakes

It’s here: spring! Which means two things: 1. Our farmers' markets are finally filled with gorgeous fruits and vegetables, and 2. It’s not yet too hot to turn on our ovens. So, the time to bake is now! To prove it, Senior Food Editor Alison Roman headed to the test kitchen to make one of her …

Recipes

Snack, Attacked: Is a Smoothie Really Good for You?

A nutritionist tells us if a smoothie can be good for you.<p>Even food professionals get the munchies. Sure, we're surrounded by food all day, but even we get a 4 o'clock (3 o'clock? 11 o'clock?) snack attack. You know the feeling: distracted at your desk, tired of your gum, not even always "'hungry" …

Healthy Eating

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Why the Simplest Recipes Are Still Worthwhile

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: The dinnertime antidote for tired, uninspired days.</i><p>This isn’t a complicated recipe: A handful of fresh, crunchy vegetables and a can of …

Recipes