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I've been traveling the world for 6 months, and these are the apps I can't live without

As Business Insider's international correspondent, I've spent the past six months traveling through Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Greece, Israel, and Russia, among other places.<p>Traveling for a living is a fun, exhilarating, and, quite frankly, exhausting experience. But the best way to make it more …

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How To Make Easy Slow Cooker Potato Soup — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Potato soup is such a fall classic. Tender pieces of creamy russet potatoes mingle with onions, garlic, and salty pancetta for a bowl of …

Slow Cookers

Suzy Welch: What to say when a job interviewer says, 'Tell me about yourself'

Hiring managers often kick off interviews with a deceptively simple question: "Tell me about yourself."<p>Interviewees may be tempted to gloss over this …

Peanut Dipping Sauce

Preparation<p>Heat the oil in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the curry paste and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the …

Recipes

13 Must-Haves For People Who Live Alone

Living alone certainly has its benefits. There's no one around to mess up your clean space — or clean up your messy space. You get sole control of …

Warm Up With a Spicy Bowl of Curried Pumpkin Soup

Rich in flavor yet light on the butter and cream, curried pumpkin soup is an easy seasonal starter or a simple entrée that can be stored in the fridge and reheated for a fast and easy meal. This particular pumpkin soup has an Indian twist with the addition of ginger, curry powder, and coconut milk; …

Recipes

5 Lazy Person-Approved Ways to Declutter Your Space

With a move on the horizon, chances are you have a massive closet clean out on your schedule or the vision of redecorating your living room (and …

Minimalism

Braised Chicken in Soy Ginger Lemon sauce

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This dish was created based on a greek lemon chicken recipe and then adding ginger and soy sauce to bring in Korean flavors.<p><b>Serves: 2-3</b><p><b>Chicken Marinade</b><p>3 tablespoons soy sauce (Jin Ganjang)<br>• 3 tablespoons white wine<br>• 1 tablespoon cooking sake or mirin<br>• 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1 …

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Kavanaugh stumbled over two critical tripwires

More than abortion or gun control or health care, what is at stake in the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh is the security of our constitutional system and the rule of law. We’ve not had such a Supreme Court battle in my lifetime because we have not had a …

Donald Trump

Occupation board game found in Jersey attic pokes fun at Nazis

A long-lost board game that gives a glimpse into life on Jersey under Nazi occupation has been found in a loft on the Channel island.<p>The game, loosely based on Monopoly, is called Occupation and makes gentle but pointed jibes at the Nazis, who were on Jersey from 1940 to 1945.<p>It is believed to have …

Board Games

9 Flavor Combinations to Keep in Your Back Pocket When Pairing Wine with Food

Use this sommelier's toolkit for basic taste and texture combinations next time you're planning a dinner party or ordering a bottle out.<p>Chris …

How to find and delete where Google knows you've been

Even if "Location History" is off on your phone, Google often still stores your precise location .<p>Here are some things you can do to delete those markers and keep your location as private as possible. But there's no panacea, because simply connecting to the internet on any device flags an IP …

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Mueller probe indicts 12 Russians with hacking of Democrats in 2016

A dozen Russian military intelligence officers were indicted Friday on charges they hacked Democrats’ computers, stole their data and published those files to disrupt the 2016 election — the clearest connection to the Kremlin established so far by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s …

Donald Trump

Yotam Ottolenghi’s hummus recipes

Hummus gets its name from the Arabic word for “chickpea”, and traditionally it contains just chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; olive oil is used only to finish it off on the plate. Other versions, based mainly on olive oil and containing anything from beetroot to avocado, I’ve always …

Recipes

10 trendy foods you’ll soon be seeing everywhere

Every year, thousands of food brands head to New York to show off their wares and entice buyers from grocery stores to stock their products. It’s a trade show called the Fancy Foods Show, and it’s one of the best places to catch trends before they hit grocery store shelves: New products make their …

Flavors

10 Cuban Recipes Straight From Abuelita’s Cookbook

Recently in my small NYC apartment, I've started feeling very nostalgic for the sun-filled, lively Miami days I had growing up. My family is crazy, hilarious, functional in the most dysfunctional of ways, and, most of all, loving – which is all to say, we are Cuban-American. Led by grandparents who …

Roasted Strawberry-Rhubarb Muffins with Pistachio Streusel

Featuring roasted strawberries and rhubarb, a delicate hint of cardamom, and a crisp pistachio streusel, these tender muffins say “spring” like no …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s courgette recipes

I associate courgettes with summer holidays in Greece, where the pale-skinned, pear-shaped variety are sold by the roadside and served in every taverna. Luckily, there are as many ways to cook courgettes as there are courgettes in Greece, and each has a different effect: maximise courgettes’ …

Recipes

The Only Sauce You'll Need This Summer

It’s officially Summer Sauce season. When fresh herbs start popping up in gardens and at farmers’ markets, it’s time to break out your food processor …

Turnip Green Salad Recipe

Step 1<p>Stir together vinegar, crushed tomatoes, chopped shallot, sage, and lime juice in a medium bowl, and let stand 5 minutes. Whisk in honey, salt, …

Green Goddess Dressing Recipe

This classic West Coast dressing serves double duty as a thick and creamy dip for crudités or a flavorful dressing for robust lettuces and main dish …

Grilled Baby Potato Salad

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a large saucepan, cover the potatoes with water and bring to a boil. Add a generous pinch of salt and cook over moderately …

Caramelized Coconut Green Beans

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add green beans; cook until bright green and crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Drain …

Lemony Cucumber-and-Herb Pasta Salad

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water according to package directions for al dente. Drain and spread on a rimmed …

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, …

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 …

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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. …

Caribbean

10 Instagram Accounts That Will Make You A Better Chef

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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, …