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8 Ways to Use Mason Jars in the Kitchen

Mason jars have come a long way from their humble canning origins, and it's not hard to see why. These glass containers, which come in a variety of …

How to Set Up a Pinterest Business Account and Start Your First Board - Small Business Trends

Pinterest is becoming an increasingly attractive option for businesses when interacting with customers online. Especially if you offer products or …

5 New Travel Startups Helping Travelers Maximize Every Minute of Their Trips

Spontaneity defines travel for a certain set of traveler. This mindset leads travelers to book flights, hotels, and transportation last-minute or …

15 Breakfast Recipes For When You're Sick Of Cereal

Switch things up.<p><i>Original post by Rebecca Poole for Spoon University.</i>

Breakfast

Smashed burgers are the new kale. No, but really: Try this recipe

Sizzle is the best part of the burger. But it's limited to side A and side B. In-between lurks the granular middle — it's a lot of ground to cover.<p>Solved by the genius of math. Remember geometry's plane — the way it's all surface, no depth? Applied to the burger it produces infinite sizzle.<p>Here's …

Letting it ride: Entrepreneur bets it all on a $6,800, 84 mpg microcar for the masses

All of the buzz around the cars of the future — from the millions of dollars in investment sloshing around the industry to the glitzy unveilings at …

Electric Vehicles

Iceland pulled off a miracle economic escape by breaking almost every rule

But whereas other European voters are culling traditional parties out of weakness, Reykjavik's are rebelling out of strength.<p>In contrast to eurozone countries (core as well as periphery) that remain deeply constrained by excessive external debt, Iceland has just paid down its foreign obligations by …

Economics

How to Start a $100k Blog with $0 in Startup Capital: 7 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Secrets

Every founder knows (or should know) that having a quality blog is integral to a startup’s success. Not only is it an effective way to build your …

5 Great Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Profiling five great books that will make you a better entrepreneur and help you create a better company.<p>Entrepreneurship is an industry of do-ers. Nonetheless, it helps to learn from those who have done it before - and are doing it now! - and there are a notable few entrepreneurs and authors who …

18 essential phrases for understanding life in Japan

1. Kawaii (Ka-wa-eeee)<p><i>“Cute”</i><p>In Japan, <i>kawaii</i> is a life force unto itself, permeating and sustaining all things in delicate harmony. Cuteness is so …

Should your startup be an LLC or corporation? Here are the pros and cons.

New entrepreneurs put a lot of time and thought into incorporating and choosing a business structure. After all, it’s the first big legal decision to …

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

The Easy Trick to Smoking Duck at Home

Smoked duck feels like one of those delicacies that could only be had at a restaurant. It couldn't possibly be done easily at home - or could it?<p><b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Smoked duck feels like one of those delicacies that could only be had at a restaurant. It …

Smoking

How to Get Started With Sous Vide Cooking

Let's say that you were a good little boy or girl this past year (or maybe you're just really good at faking it) and somebody slipped a brand-new sous vide cooker into your stocking. Problem is, you've never cooked sous vide before, and it's unlike any kind of cooking you've done in the past. Where …

Sous

5 Fears You'll Need to Overcome to Be an Effective Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship demands effective leadership. You need to be able to make solid decisions, organize plans, hire teammates and provide direction -- all under the steady pressure of being accountable for all those decisions and actions. To …

5 Common Mistakes When Roasting Huge Cuts of Meat

Don't be intimidated by big cuts of meat, like pork shoulder or crown roasts. Just avoid these common mistakes and learn to cook them to perfection.<p>When it comes to show-stopping centerpieces, nothing gets jaws on the floor quite like a massive hunk of roasted meat. However, cuts like pork …

BBQ

How to Make the Ultimate Thanksgiving Gravy

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

14 Hot Breakfasts to Make with Your Extra Hour

Did you remember to turn back your clocks this weekend? If so, you probably woke up this morning feeling well-rested thanks to that extra Daylight Saving Time hour of sleep—and surprised to see how bright it was. Or maybe you woke up at your normal, pre-Daylight Saving Time hour and realized you …

Eggs

An Egg Recipe for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner

Eggs are always seen as a breakfast food, but a hearty egg preparation can be used for everything from early morning to dinner.<p><b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Eggs are always seen as a breakfast food, but a hearty egg preparation can be used for everything from early …

Recipes

The Un-College That's Training $100,000 App Developers

<i>Our Ideas series is exploring how innovation happens in education.</i><p>As one of the biggest, most successful tech companies, Google can hire pretty much anyone it wants.<p>Accordingly, the company tends to favor Ph.D.s from Stanford and MIT. But, it has just partnered with a for-profit company called …

Education

Oculus’ New $99 Samsung Gear VR Makes Serious Virtual Reality Affordable

At half the price of its last mobile VR headset, the new $99 Oculus-made Samsung Gear VR is cheap enough to unlock virtual reality for the mainstream. Revealed today at the Oculus Connect conference, it works with the whole 2015 line of Samsung Smartphones including the Note 5, S6, S6 Edge, and S6 …

Brisket Recipes That'll Fall Off Your Fork And Into Your Heart

You're going to want to try all of these.<p>Brisket enjoyed at Hanukkah is a thing of tradition ― just like latkes, kugel and jelly donuts. More often than not, the same recipe has been made year after year, if not generation after generation. While we’re all about honoring traditions, we also …

How to cook with turmeric, the super healthy trendy root

Long used in Indian and Caribbean cooking, turmeric is starting to show up in everything from bottled smoothies to beauty products. Turmeric is getting lots of attention because the active ingredient in it, curcumin, has potent anti-inflammatory properties and has been shown to be beneficial in …

Do as the Brits Do: Eat This When the Weather Starts to Turn

<i>A vegetable soup that's British pub fare done right.</i><p>As an American living in England, there are many things that I find romantic: the deep history of the island, the ancient castles, the royal family, the tiny streets, the marvelous monuments, and the venerable museums.<p>Last week, on a trip to the …

Cheese

How to Season and Maintain a Wooden Cutting Board

When it comes to selecting the right cutting board, you've got a few options for materials. The worst are made of glass or marble. That sound your knife makes when you rock it back and forth on a metal cutting board? That's the sound of your knife dying a thousand tiny but painful deaths as the …

Sous-vide Cooking

22 Vacations Under $100/Night

It's our favorite time of the year: shoulder season! From the beautiful beaches of Hawaii to the posh streets of Paris, here are 22 vacations that …

9 Fool-Proof Ways to Master the Lamb Chop

Sometimes all you want from a piece of meat is to plop it in a pan and be done with it. No fancy knife work or butchery—just a trip from the package …

Andrew Zimmern's Ultimate Guide to Cooking Vegetables

Working with vegetables seems easy, but it's not. What it is, though, is simple. Keep a few things in mind and dishes like my Vegetable Barigoule …

Power to the Party: 21 Labor Day Main Dish Recipes for Your End-of-Summer Bash

By now you should be all set with sides and desserts, so now it's time to start thinking about the main event. The old standbys like burger and grilled chicken are great, but Labor Day is a time to pull out the big guns and send off summer right. To that end we've got show-stopping grilled mains …