Sean Dinsmore

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This Spicy Tomato Aioli Clocks in at Under 120 Calories

This smoky mayonnaise will be your go-to spread this grilling season. Canned fire-roasted tomatoes—a divinely flavorful shortcut—add a nice waft of …

Recipes

Top 10 Best Packable, Ultralight Tents for Backpacking 2018

Finding the right tent for your back country treks is no easy task. If you’re a serious backpacker then your backpack is almost always a …

Backpacking

Potato Tot Breakfast Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add sausage and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until …

Breakfast

Thomasina Miers’ easy recipe for brussels sprout gratin with fennel salami

When it has been this cold and grey for so long, it’s hard to shake yourself from the winter torpor. Thank goodness, then, for the optimism of the pagans: Imbolc, or St Brigid’s Day, is a Gaelic festival at the start of February, halfway between the winter solstice and spring equinox. It’s a …

Recipes

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, …

9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If there's one thing I've learned from Pinterest, it's that you can make just about anything in a muffin tin. And it was a pretty amazing discovery …

Sci-fi, fantasy and geektastic TV shows for 2017

Dreaming of a Writing Career: 6 Things New Writers Can do NOW

Shares 9<p><i>Writing career dreams? How to prepare while you’re writing that novel.</i><p>by Anne R. Allen<p>Recently fellow mystery author Carmen Amato said she’d …

Turkey Meatballs Recipe With Angel Hair Pasta

<i>Turkey meatballs with angel hair pasta is what you need the next time it’s a weeknight and you’re wondering what’s for dinner and you need something</i> …

Turmeric Arroz con Pollo

<b>If using a Crock-pot:</b> throw all stew ingredients together and cook on low 4-6 hours. Rice instructions below.<p><i>If using a stockpot:</i> Bring a large pot …

Sausage, Egg & Cheese Biscuit Casserole

<i>This is a sponsored post for Eggland’s Best eggs. All opinions and text are my own.</i><p>Sunday Breakfast<p>I am big on Sunday breakfast. My breakfast routine …

64 Online Writing Tools For Writers, Bloggers & Authors

Download a PDF of these online writing tools for your next writing project.<p><b>Word Processing (More than just Word and Pages)</b><p>AutoCrit: Manuscript …

Creative Writing

15 Literary Magazines for New & Unpublished Writers

Our previous lists of magazines that welcome submissions from new and previously unpublished writers (see here and here) have both received a huge …

8 resources for finding the perfect word

I once worked with someone who used the word “secure” continually. He would write:<p>• <i>“We need to secure advertisers.”</i> <br>• <i>“Have you secured a printer for</i> …

This Infographic Lists 128 Words You Can Use Instead of “Very”

Our English teachers told us to avoid the word “very” because it’s weak and vague. They were right, and many times, we use “very” as a modifier for a …

Infographics

Required Reading: The Pros and Cons

Comments<p>meghan1121 from Chicago, IL January 11, 2012 - 2:14pm<p>Great post. Like you, I was a ravenous reader from a very young age, and nothing I was …

Literature

How to Write Your Way to Success [Infographic]

Writing is simple.You just put words together with a fancy keyboard (or if you’re super cool a typewriter) and you’re good to go.That’s the easy …

The Best TV in July: 'Mr. Robot,' 'Vice Principals' and More

There's no shortage of exciting options for cord-cutters in July (we’ve already rounded up the cream of the streaming crop), but those viewers …

TV

The writers Russians don't read – and you should

Asked to name their country’s greatest writers in a new survey, Russians stick with the classics. The Levada Center’s survey of 1,600 Russians is topped, predictably enough, by Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov and Pushkin. So far, so normal. UK polls can be similarly old-fashioned. Work your eyes down …

Books

Travel the World in 13 Books

Whether you’re jet-setting around the world, or staying planted at home, books can take you anywhere. This summer, we’re leaving the planes behind …

'Burn What Will Burn': suspenseful, hard-boiled crime novel

"Burn What Will Burn" (Minotaur), by CB McKenzieAfter his wife drowns in a bathtub, a death in which he may have been complicit, Bob Reynolds …

Reading Rack: 50 Best Magazines for Men

The more things change, the more they stay the same. It’s fitting that the man who first wrote that phrase, Jean Baptiste Alphonse Karr, worked in …

This Turmeric-Cauliflower “Rice” Will Have You Saying Goodbye to Grains This Summer

Chef Camille Becerra may have made a temporary home for herself at the Lower East Side’s Café Henrie, but she and her food are definitely leaving a lasting impression. During her recent months cooking there as part of a pop-up, she’s gained particular fame for her vibrant dragon bowls—a grain-based …

Food

How to cultivate winning writing habits

As many professional writers will tell you, good habits are everything.<p>If procrastination or writer’s block sets in, the writer’s bank account might …

25 Ways to Boost Your Writing Skills - InformED

Some say good writing can’t be taught. We beg to differ. Here are 25 surefire ways to boost your skills and become a master of communication.<p>1. Learn …

Creative Writing

The magic of making dinner every night in a single pan

I clearly had three children because I love to cook so much and needed somebody to do the dishes. One or two kids wouldn’t suffice considering the volume of pots and pans I employ. Yet even with three helpers, life is perpetually hectic, which means we are always looking for ways to cut corners …

Cooking

12 Brilliant Ways to Eat Your Vegetables

Now that farmers markets are in full swing and we're getting all of our favorite veggies again, we're on the hunt for recipes that put them to their …

How to Get Value Out of Your Crappy Entry-Level Job

During the summer of 1998, I worked a night shift for a research lab in which I shoveled and sifted dirt for eight hours at a time. I hung out in …

Employment

“FoxType” Looks Like A Very Versatile Writing Site

Daniel Willingham sent a tweet this morning about a site called FoxType Sentence Tree that would automatically diagram sentences.<p>I guess if you’re …

High School