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What to Cook This Week

Good morning. Melissa Clark didn’t invent the sheet-pan dinner, but she did introduce a lot of people to the concept. (And our colleagues at Wirecutter determined the very best sheet pan to buy.) I asked Melissa once how many sheet pans a person needed to have, to be well equipped in the kitchen. …

Recipes

Installing Windows 10's October Update Could Result In A Nightmare, Here's How To Avoid It

Microsoft issues Windows 10 updates frequently, much to the chagrin of those who don’t enjoy being interrupted with a request to reboot and install another one. There’s a big one coming on October 10 but this one is different in two ways. First, it’s one of Windows 10’s twice yearly mega-upgrades …

Windows 10

New York library lends out ties, briefcases and handbags for job interviews

Most libraries around the country provide much more than books — they have computers, printers and some even have telescopes and microscopes for patrons to check out. Several lend American Girl dolls so kids can check out the highly coveted and pricey toys for a few weeks at a time.<p>And starting …

Job Interviews

Trump's New Green Card Rules Hope To Promote "Self-Sufficiency" — Here's What They Actually Do

One hallmark of the Trump administration has been its fairly frequent rollout of hardline policies designed to limit immigration. From the series of …

Self-sufficiency

Six Top Aestheticians Share Their Skin-Care Routines

Save for dermatologists, there are seldom folks who are as knowledgeable about the inner workings of our epidermis as aestheticians are. Like doctors, they've seen it all: acne, hyperpigmentation, scarring, and rosacea. The main difference is, you're probably not going to book a facial if you're …

Skin Care

Caramel Soufflés with Ginger Crème Anglaise

Preparation<p>Make the crème anglaise<p>In a 2-quart saucepan, heat the cream, sugar, vanilla bean seeds and pod, and ginger over medium heat, stirring …

Recipes

10 tweaks to your morning routine that will transform your entire day

I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published …

Self Control

How to Make a Vinaigrette Yourself (and Ditch the Bottled Stuff for Good)

By Alex Delany<p>Homemade salad dressing is the easiest way to improve your salads and impress your guests. Here's how.<p>We are firm believers that homemade salad dressing is the only salad dressing worth using. Well, if you make it right, that is. If you’re a rookie in the vinaigrette construction …

Recipes

This $20 Bottle Of Vodka Was Just Ranked One Of The Best In The World

...by the New York World Wine & Spirits Competition, so you know it's real.<p>According to a press release from the New York World Wine & Spirits …

Florida

How to Attract Luck 

When you look to people you admire for one reason or another, you might think that some part of their success—whether it’s their corner office, their …

Shonda Rhimes

iOS 12 Hidden Features: 4 Features Apple’s Tips Won’t Tell You About

There are a host of secret features.<p>By now, iPhone users may have noticed the little yellow light bulb that appears in your Notification Center to …

iOS

The Biggest Mistake You're Making When Roasting Vegetables, According to This Chef

Hold the olive oil, says chef Nick Balla of San Francisco restaurants Duna and Smokebread.<p>Chef Nick Balla isn’t entirely against roasting vegetables …

Recipes

A 9-Year-Old Boy Died By Suicide After Being Bullied For Coming Out As Gay

He was bullied at school after telling classmates he was gay<p>Over the summer, nine-year-old Jamel Myles told his mom he’s gay. Now, after four days …

LGBTQI

Fajita Seasoning Recipe

"This is a great recipe to make your own fajita seasoning. No bouillon cubes means this is perfect for vegetarians too! Make up a larger batch and …

Recipes

A Teacher's List Of 10 Things To Teach Your Child Before Kindergarten

It’s hard to believe that I will be sending a second child off to kindergarten this September. Having already sent one and being a teacher for over a …

Java Beef Tenderloin

• 1 beef tenderloin<br>• 2 BOU Beef Bouillon Cubes<br>• 3/4 cup Worcestershire Sauce<br>• 1.5 cups canola oil<br>• 10 fresh bay leaves<br>• Texas Java Rub<p>Combine BOU cubes, Worcestershire Sauce, canola oil, and java rub in a blender and blend well—45 seconds.<br>• Place the tenderloin in a container, pour the marinade over the …

Spices

How to keep your anti-inflammatory diet *mostly* intact while traveling

As soon as you close the door to your airport-bound Lyft, it suddenly becomes <i>really</i> easy for your healthy eating routine to fly out the window. …

This Trainer's 1-Kettlebell Workout Is Guaranteed to Firm Up Your Butt

Don't be shy. You want a bigger, firmer butt — and that's OK. If you're a beginner and you don't know where to start, Venus Lau, certified trainer and fitness model, has just the workout for you.<p>All you'll need is one kettlebell for this workout, and you can do it anywhere because it doesn't …

How to clean your grill with an onion & more grilling tips from the pros

We're kicking off TODAY Food's Grilling Guide with expert tips from chefs and grill masters from across the country. Starting us off with their go-to techniques are Megan Day, Loreal Gavin and Matt Abdoo. Day dishes up tricks on how to clean and temp your grill, Gavin talks grill prep and safety …

What Rejection, Imposter Syndrome, and Failure Have in Common

Amber Rae, a creative artist, author, and soul-seeker, went on a mission to find clues and hints about why her best work was often hidden underneath a pile of fear and worry, and what tools she could use to move past it.<p>For me, becoming my own boss (first as a freelancer and later as a founder) was …

Caprese Salsa

We loved the classic caprese salad so much, we transformed it into a vibrant summer “salsa,” so that we could top just about everything with it. The …

Calisthenics for Women | The Guide For Female Bodyweight Training

Women’s calisthenics routine guide<p>If you want to get a sexy and fit body, strength training must be in your workout routine. It helps to shape and …

Get Fit After 40

Here’s how you get fit after 40<p>Before we get started, let’s make it clear: it’s definitely not easy, especially when last time you were fit was in …

Jillian Michaels Says You Should Lift Weights This Often For Fat Loss

You may have heard your fair share of claims that weightlifting can speed up fat loss and help you lean out faster. Well, that's not a myth. We confirmed with Jillian Michaels, health and fitness expert and creator of the My Fitness by Jillian Michaels App, and she agreed that lifting weights can …

There Are 168 Hours in Each Week. Here's How to Make the Most of Them.

Saving time is a myth. Be smart in how you spend your time, and you'll have plenty.<p>Wish you had more free time?<p>Imagine how much more relaxed you'd be if you had more time to read. All the breakthrough ideas you'd have if you could just loaf around aimlessly like Einstein.<p>You <i>do</i> have that time. …

Change the Shape of Your Arms With These 50 Essential Moves

Your tank tops and sleeveless dresses are so excited to help you show off your toned, strong, chiseled arms. And these arm exercises will help you get there. Some use equipment and some just your own bodyweight, but you'll definitely notice a difference in how your arms look and what they're able …

Workouts

Mental noise is hurting us: Why silence is the think tank of the soul

Upon meeting a Zen master at a social event, a psychiatrist decided to ask him a question that had been on his mind for a long time.<p>“Exactly how do …

Mindfulness

Why You're Losing Weight but Not Belly Fat — and What to Do About It

You've gotten into the stride of a healthy nutrition and workout regimen, and you're seeing the results on the scale. But many women reach their target weight only to be disappointed that they've lost little to no belly fat. Although it seems logical that our belly fat will shrink as we lose …

Weight Loss

7 Ways Your Body Changes As You Get Older That You Wouldn’t Expect

Aging is inevitable for everybody. And most of the effects of aging have to do with how our bodies work. But beyond the obvious symptoms of aging …

The One Food Everyone With Acne-Prone Skin Should Avoid, According To A Dermatologist

If you struggle with acne-prone skin, you’ve probably tried every product and treatment in the book. But the cause of your breakouts may not be the …