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The 10 Instant Pot Dinner Recipes Moms Swear by

Combining the functions of a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice maker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker and warmer, the Instant Pot is one magical …

21 Cooking Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

BAKE BROWNIES <i>INSIDE</i> AN ICE CREAM CONE<p>Best. Brownie. Sundae. Ever. Get the full recipe HERE.<p>PICKLE JUICE CHICKEN<p>Instead of tossing out the liquid …

Hacking

How Motherhood Affects Creativity

Cultural messages tell women that making art and having children are incompatible pursuits. But science suggests that women may become more creative after having kids.<p>Her labor begins, and she leans back on her bottom, pulling the first baby out of her body with her own hands and teeth. Within five …

10 Easy Chicken Casseroles for Busy Weeknights

As summer draws to a close, you'll want to pull out your casserole dishes that have been stashed away in the back of a cupboard all season. There's …

Cooking

5-Minute Exercises That Will Help You Break Out of a Creative Rut | Inc.com

When working on creative projects, it's natural to run into a creative rut. It's likely rare, however, to be able to take a break until whenever inspiration strikes again . Still, there ways to quickly boost creativity so that you can produce good work while staying on track to meet deadlines. The …

Creativity

30 *Totally* Impressive Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

For some, the idea of cooking from scratch sounds like a nuisance; why waste time making your own sauces, spices, and spreads when you can grab them ready-made at the store? But more people are taking the homemade route these days, and we encourage you to give it a go. Salad dressing is an easy …

How to Stock a Chinese Pantry: Essential Staples to Keep on Hand

Over the last several decades, Americans have been discovering that there's more to Chinese food than the Cantonese flavors, both traditional and bastardized, that were brought over by the first wave of Chinese immigrants. With 1.3 billion people, 23 provinces, and a geography that covers …

Food & Dining

7 Cheap And Easy Dinners You Should Make This Week

You don't need to break the bank to eat well.

Cooking

Sheet Tray Pancakes Exist and Are Way Too Easy to Make | MyRecipes

Why are we home cooks drawn to sheet tray meals? The answer is simple: Plopping everything you plan to eat on one tray means there’s only one pan to …

20-Minute Dinner Recipes for the *Best* Lazy Nights Ever

None of us want to cook a labor-intensive dinner after a long day at work. All we want to do is get home, throw on our comfy pants, pour ourselves a glass of vino, and eat our weight in sweet potato fries. If you were about to hit up your trusty search engine for “30-minute meals that save the …

20 Side Dishes to Pair with an Easter Ham

For many, an Easter feast isn't a feast without a glazed ham at the center of the table. And while the roast can surely hold its own, it definitely …

Cooking

How to Meet Tight Deadlines Without Sacrificing Creativity

In today's fast-paced world, entrepreneurs have very few windows dedicated to uninterrupted focus. Here's some good news: You can flex your creative muscles and craft top-notch solutions while the dark clouds of tight deadlines loom overhead.<p>There's nothing boring about being an entrepreneur. Every …

One-Skillet Dinners That Keep Dishwashing to a Minimum

Steak. Chicken. Squash. It's all coming together in just one cast-iron skillet.<p>Unfortunate facts of life: You can't drink an after-dinner beer on your back porch when you're inside scrubbing cutting boards, skillets, plates, and sheet trays at the sink.<p>That's why senior food editor <b>Claire Saffitz</b> …

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7 Natural Lipsticks That Make Being Green Easier Than Ever

We're all making strides to be even kinder to our Mother Earth throughout the month of April, and as luck would have it, one of the easiest and most …

The 10 Best New Moisturizers To Try This Spring

Give your skin a spring awakening with a lighter, brighter moisturizer. While you may think you can stow away your face creams as the weather starts to warm up, a nourishing moisturizer is a crucial step in achieving a natural glow. With these lightweight, gel-based moisturizers to cooling cream …

50 Of The Best Healthy Dessert Recipes Of All Time

All the sweetness, without all that extra junk.<p>There’s no getting around it, sooner or later the craving for something sweet is going to hit. And when it does, be ready with the best healthy dessert recipes out there. Sure, a little indulgence here and there doesn’t hurt, but eating these healthy …

Healthy Eating

7 Ginger-Heavy Recipes That'll Clear Out Your Sinuses Stat

Winter is (mostly) awesome: twinkle lights, Christmas trees, snowball fights. But there are also downsides: namely, stuffed-up sinuses that make a …

9 unexpected things you can make in an ice cube tray

Forget boring ol' ice. Here are nine other clever things you can do with ice cube trays.<p>Often, the best uses for kitchen equipment is anything but its original intended use. That especially holds true for ice cube trays. They're perfect for making frozen treats, sprucing up cocktails or tea with …

Dessert

Why Anything Slow Cookers Can Do, Others Can Do Better

People love their slow cookers. I mean, they <i>love</i> them. Month after month, they continue to be one of the top-selling kitchen appliances, and the number of websites and books dedicated to recipes for them is staggering. And with good reason. At least on the surface, slow cookers offer a level of …

The Most Effective Abs Exercise You're Not Doing

There’s no shortage of talk about what to do for strong abs. Crunches are a hotly debated move, planks (in all their forms) generally receive an …

16 Dinners to Make in 30 Minutes

Weeknight meals can be tricky. You want to put something interesting and healthy on the table, but when time is short, takeout or a frozen meal is …

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Brownies With Caramel: Sweet and Salty in a Committed Relationship

“Ultimately, there’s nothing you can make with chocolate that’s better than a brownie,” said Renato Poliafito, owner of two Baked bakeries in New York City with his partner and co-founder, Matt Lewis. “You can make things that are fancier, or lighter, or creamier, but they won’t be better.”<p>If such …

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How Brainstorming Questions, Not Ideas, Sparks Creativity

Want to challenge assumptions? Follow the lead of Microsoft, MIT, and others, and ask more questions, writes author Warren Berger.<p>Brainstorming has developed a fraught reputation, perhaps deservedly so. When groups of people are thrown together and expected to come up with original ideas, there is …

I Ditched Traditional Beauty Products And It Changed My Skin Forever

<i>As the face behind the holistic-minded lifestyle site The Local Rose, an eponymous line of natural skin care, and a swoon-worthy Instagram feed</i> …

14 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Go Way Beyond Eggs

Everywhere you look, people are taking all sorts of measures to reduce their daily dose of carbs. In the new low-carb wonderland, starch-free …

17 Paleo Breakfasts That Are Actually Delicious

The cavemen had it right.<p>The paleo diet involves the removal of dairy, gluten, and processed sugars from your diet, among other things. Seems intimidating—but we came up with some delicious breakfasts that fit a paleo lifestyle.<p><i>Original article by Becky O'Neill for Spoon University – Colgate.</i><p><b>For</b> …

Breakfast

5 Warming Recipes for National Hot Toddy Day

Bad news: It’s a cold Monday in January. Good news: It’s National Hot Toddy Day!<p>There's no better drink for frigid winter than a hot toddy. A …

Watch David Bowie Discuss Hip-Hop and Creativity with Bryant Gumbel on 'TODAY' in 1993

"With black music, there's a very strong social point to make. There's a means of discovery and a purpose."<p><i>Screenshot via TODAY</i><p>David Bowie's death today has been a source of sadness, of course, but, as tributes and memories begin pouring in, it's also offering a remarkable chance to revisit his …

Rap & Hip-Hop

5 vegetarian recipes for rich winter soups

There are nights when dinner doesn't get any better than a comforting bowl of soup. We've pulled some of our favorites, perfect for a chilly winter night. Best of all? If you're looking for ideas for Meatless Monday, these soups are all meat-free. Simply click on the photos below to go to the …

Food Preservation

9 TED Talks to Kickstart Your Creativity | Inc.com

Innovation is a key to success in business. More than that, to innovate is to break the bonds of who you've always been and to open a door to real change. Every step you take can be toward reinvention, whether of how design a product, run a business process, or address important aspects of your …

Creativity