Michelle Georgina Scheidegger

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How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

Recipes

10 Necessary Tips for Baking Simple Bread at Home

Master baker Uri Scheft explains what breads to start with, his yeast preference, and why you might want to start meditating.<p>No disrespect to that loaf you just bought at the supermarket, but once you learn to make bread at home, your life will change. It's a task that may seem daunting. Kneading. …

Baking

A Dead Simple, Science-Backed Trick to Boost Your Kid's Creativity

Good news for parents of active kids: new research links movement with creativity.<p>My daughter just turned two and is a whirl of constant motion -- all day long she's a hurricane of dives, tumbles, and wild arm flaps. It's adorable (if sometimes exhausting), but according to new research all that …

Trending right now: how to make the ultimate buttercream icing - How To

Icing is simple in theory but difficult to master, so practice makes perfect. For best results, use clean bowls and utensils and palette knives and …

The Best of BoF 2016 | The Top 10 Fashion-Tech Stories

To round off the year, we revisit the articles that sparked the most debate, yielded the biggest insights, and got the fashion industry talking in …

Top 10

How Do You Raise Responsible Children? Try This Single, Brilliant Tactic

It's one way to show them you're really on their side.<p>In today's society, it's all too easy to get caught up in our jobs. It's even easier when you work for yourself.<p>That's why I've found the advice from one of my mentors so valuable. Alex runs a successful company and has been happily married for …

Independent fashion labels have invented a whole new way of dressing well in India

“This brand does not define you. But damn you look good in it.”<p>Preeti Verma’s postscript-like message, imprinted on the tag of every one of her fashion label Runaway Bicycle’s floaty, sorbet products, echoes the sort of sweet and sassy exchange that forms the heart of female friendships: “N’aww! …

10 of Our Best Baking Lessons of the Year

Baking requires patient precision and a mastering of technique, yet it doesn't have to be difficult or out of reach. These 10 lessons were our most …

Baking

Eight things siblings of children with special needs struggle with

By Jamie Davis Smith<p>Having a sibling with special needs is a reality many children are born into, including my three typically developing children. Of all the things my children experience that I never did, their experience of growing up with a sister with significant disabilities is something I …

Why Soup Might Be the Answer to Your Weight-Loss Prayers

By now, you’ve likely heard of juicing. But what about “souping”? Essentially, instead of downing green juice all day long, this cleanse involves …

The Most Important Advice We Can Give Our Daughters

As a father of three daughters, I think about them and their future constantly, especially now that my eldest daughter is headed off to college. I am …

35 Pasta Recipes That Made 2016 a Little Better

The best pasta recipes we made this year, from buttery kimchi udon noodles to classic fettuccine Alfredo.<p>Pasta, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. Whether boozed up with wine and clams, spiced with kimchi and butter, or tucked around a delicate egg-yolk filling, it always wins our hearts. …

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Parents of successful kids have these 12 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Socioeconomics

Change One Thing, Get This Genius Chocolate Chip Cookie

Not that there was anything wrong with chocolate chip cookies. (I legally have to make that disclaimer.)<p>But—just as you don’t wear your favorite robe to an important meeting or a fancy party—there are times that call for something a little more refined, instead of simply sweet and familiar.<p>This is …

10 best ski towns to visit this winter

Where to ski and where to stay in 2017-2018<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in December 2016 but has been updated with new towns and the latest information for this winter.</i><p>Each winter, skiers and snowboarders are faced with the same dilemma: Where should they ski this year? For the …

What happened when I said "yes" to my toddler for (almost) a week

<i>Well, it would have been the full week, but a cute toddler can quickly become a tyrant.</i><p>Toddlers start out as adorable little babies. My adorable …

Parents often give kids time-out the wrong way

(Reuters Health) - - Most parents who use time-outs to discipline their kids don’t do it in ways that can encourage better behavior, a recent U.S. study suggests.<p>More than three in four parents reported using time-out in response to misbehavior, the study found. But 85 percent of the parents using …

Parenting

An early-childhood expert reveals what parents should do to raise kind kids

Dr. Tovah Klein, author of How Toddlers Thrive and Director of the Barnard Center for Toddler Development, says that raising kind, thoughtful kids starts with the examples that parents set with their behavior.<p>"Children learn kindness and compassion from us," she said.<p>This is particularly important …

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Great Kids' Books to Add to Your List

Need holiday gift ideas? Check out these 10 fun books for kids of all ages!<p>Books make great holiday gifts! This year, I'm wrapping up quite a few for my own kids and for my nieces and nephews. Here are some of my favorite recommendations this season for kids of all ages:<p>By Mike Vago; llustrated by …

Classic German baking recipes revealed in new cookbook

From breads to pastries, traditional baking recipes are finally put on paper in Luisa Weiss's new cookbook, "Classic German Baking." She tells DW …

10 Kids Books to Read Again as an Adult

What better way to dive headfirst into that cozy feeling of being a kid again than picking up one of your old-school, all-time favorite books? …

Books

Espresso caramel shortbread bars

Last year I shared a recipe for these peppermint bark cookies which are, to this day, my very favorite christmas cookie. They are possibly the easiest concept to exist in cookie land but they are just <i>the</i> best. Since sharing the same cookie recipe over and over again probably wouldn't win me many …

Dessert

15 Tips on Parenting Introverted Kids

You’re confused by your kid. She doesn’t act the way you did when you were growing up. She’s hesitant and reserved. Instead of diving in to play, …

13 Delicious Recipes You Can Make In A Dutch Oven

Dutch ovens are the secret to hearty cold-weather meals.<p>Slow cookers might be the appliance everyone thinks of when the season turns chilly, but Dutch ovens are the real workhorses of any cold-weather kitchen.A Dutch oven is basically just a large, heavy cooking pot, but they’re good for anything …

Cooking

Weekend Recipe: Rustic Turkey Tart

Tasters loved the interplay of flavors among the blue cheese, pears, pecans, and cranberries in this Rustic Turkey Tart recipe from Cook's Country.<p>We …

Gingerbread Vegan Hot Chocolate

<i>This Gingerbread Vegan Hot Chocolate is thick, velvety and sure to satisfy those seasonal cravings. No dairy, refined sugar or gluten.</i><p>Greetings from …

Meet the Self-Taught Curator Selling Art Without a Gallery

ArtSFBlog founder Pablo de Pinho gave us the secret to finding your niche in a seemingly-impenetrable art market.<p>It’s been nearly three years since artist, musician, and curator Pablo de Pinho launched his online art gallery ArtSFBlog. Since then, the company has sold art to buyers from San …