Robin Carroll

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9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations)

If you want to get promoted, think more than skills, qualifications, and experience. The most promotable employees also have the right attitude -- and the right outlook on individual and team performance.<p>Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional …

Self-improvement

20 Foods That Turn Back Your Metabolic Clock

Think of these foods as Peter Pan’s dirty little secret.<p>We’ve discovered the Fountain of Youth—and it’s in your kitchen.<p>Although scientists haven’t …

Flattening The 'Mummy Tummy' With 1 Exercise, 10 Minutes A Day

I admit it. I have a "mummy tummy," also known as "mommy pooch." You know, that soft jelly belly you retain after having a baby — it makes you look a few months pregnant.<p>I've tried to convince myself that the pooch is a valiant badge of motherhood, but who am I kidding? The pooch bothers me. And it …

Pregnancy

What's Better Than Tender, Raspberry-Strewn Ricotta Cake?

Berries are one of my favorite parts of summer. When they're ripe and sweet, there's nothing nicer than eating them plain, ideally sprawled on the grass in the sunshine. I'm endlessly inspired by the flavors of summer, and always want to bake as much as possible. Yes, it is sometimes too hot to …

Best Ever Nutella Buttercream Dark Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Spray 4 9-inch round baking pans with nonstick cooking spray. Line the bottoms of the pans with parchment paper, …

The Perfect Chicken Salad Recipe

Shredded chicken, chopped bell pepper, and water chestnuts make this chicken salad distinctive and help it earn its popularity as our "go-to" chicken …

Recipes

Classic Irish Soda Bread

This classic Irish soda bread is great with any meal. It's especially good with a hearty Irish stew or corned beef dinner. It would be fabulous with …

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos<p>Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos - a 3-ingredient slow cooker recipe that will transform your family dinner. It's simple, it's easy …

Cooking

7 Clean, 5-Ingredient Sauces That Are Perfect Alternatives To Ketchup

Just about everyone loves ketchup. But that doesn't mean you should squeeze the stuff on anything and everything. Seriously, it's in your best interest to branch out, people. Not only is the beloved burger topper loaded with sugar, after a while the flavor becomes plain boring. Plus, shaking things …

Fresh corn salad is one of the joys of summer

<i>Serves 6</i><p>With a little heat from jalapeno and aromatics from plenty of parsley and oregano, fresh corn salad shines in summer. Cut the corn off the …

Recipes

David Lebovitz's Cherry Clafoutis Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> From David Lebovitz, a marshal of French desserts, comes the simplest and fastest treat on this list: clafoutis, a puffed, pancake-y fruit dessert that I might call the French cousin of the Dutch baby.<p>All you need is a blender, or a powerful whisking arm, and 45 minutes. (You don't …

5 Cold, Quick Noodle Salads for the Hungry, Hurried & Hot

If I could, I'd eat a bowl of cold noodle salad every noon and night till the fall winds cometh.<p>Noodles are <b>the softest, squiggliest landing pads for a variety of summer vegetables</b> (not to mention all sorts of cubed cheeses and salty fridge accessories, like capers, olives, and anchovies). Add a …

Dorie Greenspan's Top Secret Chocolate Mousse (Mousse au Chocolat) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> No funny business here: This chocolate mousse is simply melted chocolate that's thickened with egg yolks and lightened with whipped egg whites. Like your favorite chocolate bar is frolicking among the clouds.<p>If you're comfortable whipping egg whites and incorporating them gently, as …

Almond Cake

Rich and buttery with big almond flavor, this cake is mixed in seconds in a food processor, but it tastes fancy and sophisticated, and it keeps for …

Thomasina Miers’ summer fruit dessert recipes

From nectarine tart to mango sorbet, summer puddings are all about making the most of seasonal fruit<p>When the sun’s out, I find it hard to shake the feeling of perpetual summer. I’ll be in a state of shock come October, obviously, but for now I’ll happily bask in all the sun’s glory – and all the …

Seasonal Food

Best Ever One Bowl Chocolate Cake (From Scratch)

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350° F. Prepare two 8″ or 9″ round pans (or I’ve also used a 9″x13″ sheet cake pan). You can either grease and flour the …

Classic Shortbread Recipe

This basic butter shortbread is a simple 3-ingredient cookie, and it is always a hit. Pat the shortbread into the pan(s) or roll it and cut the dough …

Recipes

Recipe: How to Make Bodybuilder Pancakes

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Spray with your avocado oil or other cooking spray.<p>Add the oats, egg whites, and cinnamon to your …

The Best Ever Chocolate Cake Recipe

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350º F. Prepare two 9-inch cake pans by spraying with baking spray or buttering and lightly flouring.<p>2<p>Done<p>For the chocolate …

Culinary SOS: Brown Sugar Kitchen's waffle recipe

The best waffles commercially available, I am prepared to state, come from Brown Sugar Kitchen, a small, fragrant breakfast diner on Mandela Parkway in West Oakland.<p>The waffles, Tanya Holland's cornmeal-enhanced riff on Marion Cunningham's famous yeasted waffles, are crisp, light and so violently …

The 30-Minute Dance-Cardio Workout That Models Love

Put on your boogie shoes and get ready to torch some calories with this modelFIT dance-cardio workout. Now you can try this energizing sweat sesh even if you don't live in LA or NYC, where their studios are located. This dance routine will get your heart rate up while toning you all over. And best …

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff With Round Steak

This easy slow cooker beef stroganoff is made with round steak and sour cream, along with mushrooms and other seasonings.<p>I made this recipe …

Cooking

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Cookie Monster's Famous Sugar Cookie Dough

Special equipment: A medium sized mixing bowl Measuring cups and spoons Measuring cups and spoons A fork<p>Put 3/4 cup of butter or margarine (that's a …

Tex-Mex Mac 'n Cheese

A delicious skillet macaroni and cheese with ground beef and tomato paste. A great one pot meal the whole family will love.

Cooking

Make Grandma Proud by Learning the Five Mother Sauces

Though many of us are hustlin’ through the week begging for Instant Pot recipes and one-pot curries, it’s nice to hit the kitchen on a Sunday to make a carefully crafted meal. But after so many quickie skillet meals, how does one get their groove back? The mother sauces, of course. There are five …

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

Fast and Furious Abs and Booty Workout

This is a full-body workout, but we have to be honest, your abs and butt will be sore tomorrow since all the moves target those areas a little bit more. And sore in the best way possible, since that means you're building muscle and strength. So just press play and get ready to work!