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THE KEEPERSThe Recipes We Cook Over, and Over, and Over Again

Look, all Bon Appétit recipes are great. These are just...extra great.<p>On most weeknights, you'll find <i>Bon Appétit</i> staffers at home in their kitchens, cooking a recipe from our magazine pages or website. We practice what we preach—and we believe in the recipes we publish.<p>But, there are some recipes …


Do You Have Executive Presence? 10 Factors That Recruiters Assess

At a recent workshop I led on interviewing for executives, one participant asked about what “executive presence” actually means. Is there a checklist of factors that recruiters use to evaluate this? Does it mean the ability to use humor or wit – i.e., do you need to be particularly clever during …


10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Feed your brain at the gym, in the car, or whenever you have a few minutes to spare.<p>Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to …


7 Terrific Tiny Bedrooms To Totally Copy

In the heart of the Canadian cities, homes can be smaller and more compact, which means that we often have less bedroom space to work with.<p>This is …

Interior Design

10 Success lessons from Peter Drucker – “Father of Modern Management” for entrepreneurs

Share48<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 497<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

5 Methods of Learning That Set Successful People Apart

Want to work smarter? Incorporate these five rules into your daily habits.<p>How do you define success?<p>We all measure prosperity in different ways. But it doesn't really matter what your personal goals are. The key to getting better at anything is summed up in one word:<p>Learning.<p>That's why the most …

50 Pieces Of Advice For Aspiring Authors

One of the questions I'm asked on a daily basis is some form of, "I want to become an author. Can you help?" There are certainly better people to ask than me. But after writing hundreds of articles and nine books in 15 years -- both traditionally published and self-published, both non-fiction and …

What They're Saying About You When You're Not In The Room -- And What You Can Do To Influence It

“When you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu,” former Governor of Texas Ann Richards used to say. She may have been referring to politics, but this is equally true in the worlds of business, academia and nonprofits.<p>The biggest decisions about your career are often made when you’re not in the …

Kennedy School of Government

Cast-Iron Pan Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough, a screaming-hot cast-iron pan, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking life. …

Cast Iron Skillet

Should You Learn Python, C, or Ruby to Be a Top Coder? (Infographic)

See which coding language you should learn first.<p>Top coders have near limitless prospects when it comes to employment, or even opportunities to succeed in their own startups. In fact, learning to code is fast becoming a necessary life skill, with millions each year taking online and in-person …


Make Ratatouille That Looks Like It Came Right Out of the Pixar Movie

The classic French dish ratatouille usually just looks like a random mix of sauteed vegetables in a pan. Here’s how to make a version of ratatouille …


11 Essential Tech Skills You Need to Get Hired as a Web Developer

The skills you’ll need to land a job as a front-end web developer will vary from one place or one position to another, but there are several skills …

12 Ways to Make Your Commute a Little More Tolerable

<b>There has to be a better way!</b><p><i>By Claire Hannum</i>, SELF<p><b>1. Learn something new.</b><p>Most major universities offer pre-recorded lectures for free on iTunes! If you're not sure where to start, take a peek at iTunes U, where you'll find a chance to listen to courses at some of the most prestigious schools in …

How to Give a Stellar Presentation

Speaking in front of a group — no matter how big or small — can be stressful. Preparation is key, of course, whether it’s your first or your hundredth time. From preparing your slides to wrapping up your talk, what should you do to give a presentation that people will remember?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

How to Make Peruvian Ceviche

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit</b><p>Ceviche has now become a staple item on restaurant menus, but the typical preparation is often all about simplicity. In Peru ceviche is also everywhere, but the distinct flavors make it its own dish entirely.<p>With the delectable sauce …

The 15-Minute Sushi Burrito Hybrid You Can Make at Home

<b>Hybrid foods</b> have exploded in popularity in the past few years: cronuts, the ramen burger, and Doritos Locos Tacos. In fact, we even declared hybrid foods as <b>one of seven food trends we're excited to leave in 2014</b>, but we'd happily make an exception for the sushi burrito any day.<p>The sushi burrito is …

24 Diagrams To Help You Eat Healthier

Including quick and easy dinner recipes, a Paleo shopping list, a guide to portion sizes, and more.

Healthy Eating

An Introduction to Data-Driven Decisions for Managers Who Don’t Like Math

Not a week goes by without us publishing something here at HBR about the value of data in business. Big data, small data, internal, external, experimental, observational — everywhere we look, information is being captured, quantified, and used to make business decisions.<p>Not everyone needs to become …

31 Unusual Gifts To Give A Design Lover

Because even the most hard-to-shop-for people deserve to be shopped for.


How To Put Together A Great Cheese Plate At A Regular Supermarket

You don’t have to serve Kraft singles at a party just because you didn't go to a fancy cheese shop. There is another way.<p>If you are standing in a nice cheese shop, putting together a delicious cheese plate for a party is a very easy two-step process: Ask the salesperson for recommendations and buy …

Whole Foods

Reading A Book In Today's World: Expectation Vs. Reality

So much struggle. Why can't my books read to me?

11 Unusual Drinks That Will Up Your Cocktail Game

Because there's more out there than just rum and coke.<p>Be warned: you might have to repeat your order to a (kind of annoyed) bartender a few times, but it's totally worth it.

Roast Chicken Tournament Crowns The Best Recipe Ever

Eight famous roast chicken recipes go head to head in a single-elimination, bracket-style tournament. Like March Madness. Only, with poultry. In October.<p>BuzzFeed Food editors chose eight famous roast chicken recipes and randomly seeded them in a single-elimination bracket. For each matchup, the two …

19 Savory And Authentic Chinese Foods That Need Your Mouth

What's orange chicken?

17 Unique Pot Pies That Will Get You Hot

You'll never look at pot pies the same way again.


19 Cookbooks That Will Improve Your Life

The world's best chefs and food writers recommend the greatest books you should cook through, start to finish.<p>There's something about the idea of cooking through an entire cookbook that's very appealing. Like you're going to culinary school for $30. The best-known example is Julie & Julia, née The …

Tom Colicchio