Martha Perez

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Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies | America's Test Kitchen

Technique<p>Measure It Right<p>Even a tablespoon too much or too little flour can have an impact on cookies. Here's how to measure accurately.<p><b>PREFERRED:</b> …

Giant Reese's Stuffed Cookie

Peanut butter explosion!<p><b>BUY NOW: Cast Iron Skillet, $12.60, amazon.com.</b><p>Directions<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 10” cast-iron skillet with cooking …

27 Stylish Ikea Transformations That Will Make Your Stuff Look Expensive

♬ "Lemme upgrade you." ♬

How To: Disable Performance Throttling on Your iPhone Due to Battery Issues

It seems Apple has followed through on their promise. After the disastrous battery slowdown scandal in December, the iPhone maker has finally pushed …

IPhone 7

How To: Use Google Voice as a 'Burner' Number

No matter your reasons, you might need a second phone number that's a little more disposable than your primary number — a "burner" number, so to …

Don’t Glue Anything Without This Handy Reference Chart

For years I wondered why all my beautiful small-scale models kept falling apart. I underestimated the most important factor: adhesive. You can glue almost everything with super glue — but some materials just won’t stay together. Is it possible to glue rubber to glass? Will plastic stick to wood? …

16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference

Smart problem solvers, from drilling to decor.<p><i>Note: Responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

Make Your Dessert Dreams Come True With Baked Churro Chips

Confession time: We have a SERIOUS obsession with churros. We just can’t get enough of their cinnamon sugary goodness. They’re crisp on the outside, chewy in the middle, and the answer to all of our dessert dreams. Sometimes we don’t have time to whip up traditional churros from scratch, so we came …

18 Brilliant One-Pan Dinners You Need In Your Life

Because no one likes doing the dishes.

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Caprese Tomato Salad

Ingredients<p>3 cups halved multicolored cherry tomatoes<br>• 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves<br>• 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 …

Food

Homemade Dusting Spray

<i>If you like this post, you should also check out Homemade Febreeze and Homemade Green Window Cleaner.</i><p>Wouldn’t it be great if everyone had the time …

Easy-Going Chinese Evergreens: Tips for Growing + Care

Beloved for their big, beautiful leaves and easy care, Chinese evergreens are often recommended for people who aren't good at keeping plants alive. …

A Meeting of the Fern Society

By Wei Tchou January 13, 2017<p>Our Correspondents<p><i>After failing to save my dying fern, I decided to look for help among experts.</i><p>Fern specimens.<p>Last winter, I had a moment of crisis after failing to keep my Green Clubfoot fern alive, despite establishing a complicated routine for my increasingly ailing …

Altered resting state functional connectivity of fear and reward circuitry in comorbid PTSD and major depression. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Individuals with comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder (PTSD-MDD) often exhibit greater functional …

7 Psychiatrist-Backed Tips To Help You Manage Anxiety

Because this disorder can be a real pain.<p>People with anxiety disorders often face a sense of worry or dread and spend hours ruminating over worst case scenarios, which can get in the way of professional goals, personal relationships and a good quality of life. But there are ways to cope.<p>Here, …

My Emotional Support Animal Isn't the World's Cutest Scam—He's an Important Part of My Life

Growing up, I <i>hated</i> dogs. Or at least, I was very scared of them; I’d run away or cross the street whenever I saw one. Over time, that fear lessened …

PTSD to be recognized as work-related disease in Manitoba starting Jan. 1

The Province of Manitoba will recognize post-traumatic stress disorder as a work-related disease starting Jan. 1.<p>It's the first time that PTSD has …

Canada

With flexibility comes freedom, responsibility

Working 9 to 5 is not the only way to make a living.<p>While work-at-home options or modified hours are traditionally the norm in sales, IT support, home repairs, and medical and health-related occupations, FlexJobs, a United States-based online service for professionals, discovered a wide range of …

Does my employer have to accommodate my disability?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I have worked at a retail store for nine years. Last year I requested a change in my schedule because of a medical disability.<p>We all work shifts and I am a full-time employee.<p>I have submitted many notes from my doctor, and also work-capacity forms, but my employer has not complied with …

Eight fatal flaws of employee performance reviews

Old habits die hard. And in the workplace, one habit that simply refuses to die is the performance evaluation. Organizations stick to them – often doubling down, and increasing the angst, by insisting only a certain percentage of the work force can receive top grades while another slice must be …

How To Sharpen a Knife: The Video

While there's definitely an argument to be made for taking your knives to a pro to get sharpened, there's also a case to be made for doing it …

11 Things People Don’t Realize You Are Doing Because Of Your Anxiety

1. Decline invites even when you really want to go.<p>Sometimes, anxiety can be so debilitating, that you can’t muster enough energy to go out. No …

Sling TV adds NBC and BBC channels to two new subscription packages

Dish's internet television service Sling TV is offering two new subscription packages for cord cutters. The company announced yesterday that it was splitting its existing $20-a-month option into two new versions: Sling Orange, which allows users to stream on one device only for the same price, and …

30 of Our Most Outrageously Decadent Dessert Recipes

These desserts are definitely worth busting out your husky pants for.<p>There's a special stratosphere of desserts that requires us to bust out our husky pants—the ones we keep on hand when we don't want to deal with the judgmental pink teeth marks that come about when we put a little too much strain …

Dessert

Before & After: A Damaged Desk Gets a Dramatic Change

Beth tells us she's found some "doozies" on Craigslist but this one takes the cake. The previous owner had tried to strip the wood in order to …

How to record phone calls on iPhone, no jailbreak or additional apps required

Apple’s gone to great lengths to guarantee the privacy of your phone calls. For instance, when you call someone or receive a call, audio from the …

Keep Your Cords Organized (And Out Of The Way) With A DIY Charging Station

Do you ever plug your phone into an outlet to charge, only to find no safe place to rest your phone? We’ve all done it. I’m talking about balancing …

DIY

DIY Midcentury-Style Plant Stand

Hey, it's Mandi! You guys, this project is so easy I almost feel like I shouldn't be calling it a project. It's a pretty simple concept that's not …