Mimi Bennett

148 Added | 5 Magazines | 6 Likes | 6 Following | @MimiBennett | Keep up with Mimi Bennett on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mimi Bennett”

7 Meal-Prep Dressings So You No Longer Have to Eat a Sad Desk Salad

Before you eat another sad desk salad for lunch, read this. We're all for keeping salads healthy—as in, not drowning them in extra-creamy dressing, …

Healthy Eating

This Creamy Miso Dressing Will Have You Licking Your Bowl in Front of All Your Coworkers

By Emily Schultz<p>With very little shame.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the miso dressing recipe that associate social media manager Emily Schultz just couldn't live without.</i><p>A couple of months ago my coworker, Alex …

Cooking

The 15 most stunning places in the UK outside of London, according to Instagram

Whether you live in the UK or are planning your first trip, it can be easy to go back to the same London-centric spots when you're looking for a day …

Scotland

The U.K.'s Vibrant Caribbean Food Culture is Getting the Book it Deserves

Riaz Phillips wants you to taste beef patties, coconut flake pastries, curry goat—the food he grew up eating. At the very least, he wants you to read about it: to understand the people who cooked it, the places it comes from. So is the ethos of <i>Belly Full: Caribbean Food in the UK</i>, Phillips’s book. …

10 Instagram Accounts That Will Make You A Better Chef

Oh - and also very, very hungry

Food

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation) | Inc.com

While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job interview questions).<p>Oddly enough, …

Employment

Here’s proof that not everything was terrible on the Internet in 2017

2017 was a tough time to be deeply online, a year when it felt like the worst parts of the Internet muscled their way into our lives.<p>But the Internet was also scattered with moments of joy this year, as hard as it might be to believe it. Below, a handful of Washington Post staffers have selected …

Dancing with the Stars

What Is the Difference Between Pot Roast and Chuck Roast? - Chowhound

It’s your turn to make Sunday Supper and you’re all set to spend the afternoon making an aromatic and delicious pot roast. But what exactly <i>is</i> a pot …

11 brutally honest answers from a female sex addict's Reddit AMA

"I have to actively stop myself from having affairs. I fail a lot."<p>Sex addiction is often (mistakenly) seen as a primarily male condition. This is just one of the many misconceptions about sex addicts. <i>Reddit</i> user Throwawaylemon7's 'Ask Me Anything' thread tackles some of those misconceptions and …

Crockpot Chicken

(The Nosher via JTA) — The crockpot has never been my favorite kitchen gadget. I know people love their crockpots and their instant pots, but there …

Cooking

The Our 10 Most Popular Side Dishes of 2017

I take the same approach to side dishes as I do for the mains that fill my meal plan. I lean on simple, no-fuss sides that are a breeze to pull …

This pressure-cooker beef stroganoff doesn’t skimp on flavor

Pressure cooker beef stroganoff. (Jess Fleming/ Pioneer Press)I was looking for something comforting to make in my electric pressure cooker recently, …

Cooking

Try one of these simple chicken recipes for dinner tonight

We’re always on the hunt for quick, easy chicken recipes. Here are a few of our recent favorites, from the archives:<p>Chicken Thighs With Mustard-Orange Sauce, above. A few pantry ingredients and the bright addition of fresh orange (or tangerine) juice make for a flavorful sauce.<p>Chicken Posole Verde. …

12 Easy Holiday Appetizers You Can Make in 10 Minutes

Between mixing drinks, putting together dinner, picking the perfect playlist, and buying all the right presents, hosting a holiday party is a lot of …

Cooking

Pasteles, a Puerto Rican Tradition, Have a Special Savor Now

After Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, it took two weeks for Harry Franqui-Rivera to reach his 76-year-old mother, Amelia, by phone at her home on the island’s west coast.<p>When he did, Mr. Franqui-Rivera, a history professor at Bloomfield College in New Jersey, found that her …

Puerto Rico

The Easiest Way to Make Candied Nuts Is With Your Slow Cooker

Candied nuts are one of those things that are equal parts treat and snack, and are just at home in a bowl of ice cream as the are in a salad. Their …

This sauce is the new sriracha and you’ll soon be using it on everything

It’s Italian and has the word dolce in it. Two reasons enough for us to give a chance to the new sauce that’s increasingly becoming a favourite with …

Baileys pavlova recipe

Check out this showstopping Baileys pavlova recipe. You can make the pavlova base the day before, then fill just before serving, a perfect …

Cheese

Make This Honey-Garlic Skillet Chicken ASAP

Your search for an irresistible chicken dish is over. These chicken thighs have perfectly crispy skin, thanks to the hot cast iron skillet, and are …

Cooking

5 Clever Hacks for Your Instant Pot That You Haven't Tried Yet

Yes, there are even more reasons to love this wonder appliance.<p>If you have an Instant Pot ($60 for a 3-quart; amazon.com), no doubt you’re already …

Instant Pot

This Is How Scotland's Recovering Addicts Organised To Fight Stigma

A community of Scots in recovery from substance abuse has grown rapidly over the past decade. At their first ever national conference, they told BuzzFeed News about their plans – inspired by the LGBT pride movement.<p>A group of people in recovery from substance abuse are exchanging stories of stigma …

11 Risotto Recipes That Are Easier Than You Think

Risotto is a fine dining staple that, for too long, has been confined to restaurants. The creamy, comforting dish is often thought to be inaccessibly difficult for home cooks. But the truth is that, with the right technique, risotto is easy enough for any cook to make on a weeknight. It comes …

20 Dinner Recipes That Put Your Cast Iron Skillet to Work

Of all the pots and pans you reach for on a nightly basis to get dinner on the table, let the cast iron skillet be the most turned to. It can do just …

Cooking

Paleo Pumpkin Pie (gluten-free, dairy-free)

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — November 16, 2015<p><i>I’m so thrilled with this gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo pumpkin pie recipe. It’s delicious and</i> …

Baking

How to Make Your Own Big Mac Sauce

The recipe for McDonald’s Big Mac sauce has allegedly been leaked online and it is—as most mass-produced sauces are—a long list of oil, corn syrup, …

A Technique to Intensify Flavor, Improve Texture & Impress Chef-Friends

As a baker, <b>my primary goals have long been purity of flavor and unadulterated texture</b>. It all began over forty years ago, with apple pie. I despaired over all the juices that exuded during baking, rendering the bottom crust soggy and pointless. I saw recipes that suggested macerating the apple …

Baking

The Great British Baking Show's Paul Hollywood shares his Victoria Sponge recipe

Every once in a while we want to do more than just salivate while watching <i>The Great British Baking Show</i> — we want to taste those treats for real! So …

Suspended – Medium