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19 Chicken Recipes That Are Ready in an Instant (Pot, That Is)

Versatile, powerful, and easier-to-use than conventional pressure cookers, the Instant Pot is one appliance we, and the food world at large, can't get enough of. One task it performs particularly well at is cooking up tender, juicy chicken in a fraction of the time roasting, broiling, or grilling …

Emma Watson Interviewed Margaret Atwood About 'The Handmaid's Tale'

And the F-word was mentioned more than once.<p>Noted <i>Handmaid's Tale</i> fan Emma Watson recently interviewed author Margaret Atwood for Entertainment Weekly<i>.</i> And you'll be pleased to know they had a lively, in-depth discussion about patriarchy, misogyny, and campaigning for women's rights.<p>While their …

The Lightank W100 Is A Smart Projector With A Fully Functional PC Inside

As technology advances, gadgets do more and more, eventually eliminating the need for other devices. Case in point: the smartphone has eliminated the need to lug around a portable camera for casual use; or the need for a physical notebook or calculator for most.<p>Chinese tech company Lightank is …

Gear & Gadgets

11 Classic Books You Must Keep on Your Bookshelf

Complete your library this Prime Day.<p>It's Prime Day, which means deals abound all over Amazon.com. While you're filling your cart, add these classics to your bookshelf or Kindle library—the BAZAAR editors tell you why they return to them time after time below. Plus, score the best tech deals for …

Literature

Celebrating 20 years of The Philosopher’s Stone inside the mini-Hogwarts in New York City

Uncovering Harry Potter world-building in centuries-old books<p><i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone</i> turned 20 years old on June 26th, 2017, and perhaps the most appropriate place to celebrate the first score of the <i>Harry Potter</i> franchise is in a library.<p>How to Pass Your O.W.L.s at Hogwarts: A Prep …

Books

Chocolate Ganache Cake

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Butter and flour an 8-inch round cake pan, then line the bottom with parchment paper.<p>Cream the butter and sugar in …

Dessert

Cajun Chicken Salad with Pecans

Rumor has it that Grandma devised this recipe to use up two ingredients that were always in abundant supply: chicken (which they raised) and pecans …

A Brief but Potent Scare in ‘You Should Have Left’

The new book by the German-Austrian author Daniel Kehlmann, “You Should Have Left,” is a minor trick for him, but a neat one. This mind-bending novella about a writer losing his marbles contains images that startle and linger.<p>Kehlmann was barely into his 30s when his lively novel “Measuring the …

Books

Bringing African folktales to life

<b>Folktales and the art of traditional storytelling are in danger of being lost and Nairobi-based performer Maïmouna Jallow is on a mission to reverse the trend. But on her journey to revive the art she has also discovered the relevance of performing contemporary stories.</b><p>There is something mystical …

Books

12 New Books We Recommend This Week

Disappear into fiction this week with a highly engaging cast of characters, from the Italian hipsters of “Class” to the ’70s Californians of “Fly Me” to the Englishwoman of “How to Be Human” who befriends a fox in her garden. Victor LaValle’s “The Changeling” mixes fatherhood with the supernatural, …

Books

How Your Family Can Serve Themselves Dinner Tonight

On the busiest of weeknights, it can be nothing short of a challenge to gather every member of your family around the table for dinner. When everyone …

Cooking

Here Are All the Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Arriving in July

We’re well into summer now, but there’s still plenty of time to add a book or eight to your reading list. And you’ll want to, after checking out all …

12 Great New Books To Bring To The Beach This Summer

We’re all just looking for the right book to read on vacation.<p>A good beach read might be as ubiquitous a summer staple as sunscreen, but what makes a book a beach read is harder to define. Should it be fast-paced? High energy? Physically light? (Never mind emotionally ― tears are just salt water, …

Books

Eugene's Crockpot Shredded Beef Barbecue

Eugene's easy crockpot beef barbecue is made with cola and seasonings, along with ketchup and onion soup mix.<p>Only 4 ingredients make it a breeze to …

The Five Basic Sauces

Knowing the five basic “mother sauces” is as helpful to the food lover as it is to the chef. Understanding these sauces will help you read menus, …

Cooking

Lithuanian Bacon Buns (Lasineciai) Recipe

This recipe for Lithuanian bacon buns or <i>lasineciai</i> is made with a soft roll dough stuffed with chopped cooked onion and bacon. It's considered a …

10 Summer Side Dishes You Never Knew You Could Make in an Instant Pot

There are arguably infinite recipes for the Instant Pot, and while it's common to turn to the pressure cooker for soups and meats, there's a whole world of side dishes for you to explore in your Instant Pot, particularly during the Summer when you want to keep cooking and its residual heat to a …

Blueberry Buckle

This blueberry buckle is a delicious blueberry cake with a crumbly cinnamon spiced topping. Fresh is best, but frozen blueberries may be used as well.<p>…

Breakfast

The most ridiculous part of the new 'Transformers' movie is that Harriet Tubman was friends with the robots

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>In <i>"</i>Transformers: The Last Knight<i>,"</i> Anthony Hopkins's Sir Edmund Burton gleefully explains the Transformers' complicated history to his pupils, Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg) and Vivian Wembley (Laura Haddock). They're all members of the Order of the Witwiccans, which is tasked with …

Movies

The Best Books of July 2017: From Svetlana Alexievich to Angela Davis

In a book that is as much a collection of insights into war, torture, art, and healing as it is a meditation on the world we live in today, Sarah Sentilles dissects the role of art and the visual in the psychology of violence. <i>Draw Your Weapons</i> serves as a guide down a thought-provoking path into …

Slow Cooker Burrito Casserole

This burrito casserole is easy to fix and cook in the slow cooker. You may use whole flour tortillas or tortilla strips if you like, and add some …

How to Make Croissants

01 of 08<p>Croissants in Morocco<p>Croissants are a crescent-shaped French pastries which may be made from leavened or unleavened puff pastry dough. Both …

Dinner Milk Rolls Recipe

While growing up, dinner rolls were an important part of most meals. These rolls are soft, sweet, traditional dinner rolls that are commonly served …

Classic French Butter Croissants Recipe

A walk to the Boulangerie to pick up the breakfast pastries is the epitome of all that is lovely about living in France. The bag of warm croissants …

7 Thought-Provoking Books for Your Summer Reading List | Inc.com

The summer seems like ideal time for reading. Maybe it all relates to time. Longer days, more time outdoors, and vacations that give us some time to let go a little, and open up to new ideas. There is also the perception of more opportunities to enjoy the simpler things in life, like a great …

Meditation

Taste Beyond The Tongue

101 books to dive into this summer: a massive reading list

<i>Maya Sariahmed</i><p>Here’s a huge list of TED speaker-recommended books, with all the diversity of titles and topics you might expect. No matter your mood, …

Five 5-Ingredient French Desserts: Homey, Simple, and Délicieux

There are French desserts in the vicinity of which you dare not breathe, lest they crumble, deflate, or melt with your disturbance. <i>Quelle horreur!</i> These are the soufflés (all that swell), the puff pastry (all those layers), the petits fours (all the microscopic artistry), the yule logs (all that …

Dessert

The 10 best books of 2017 so far, according to Amazon

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>One of life’s greatest pleasures is opening up a good book for the first time and not setting it down until you’ve excavated …