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15 Tech gadgets you'll wish you owned during a power outage or natural disaster

Like it or not, we are growing more dependent on our mobile devices with everyday that passes. At 35 years old, I am old enough to remember how to …

The Gut-Healthy Tonic You Should Drink Every Morning

Award-winning blogger and trusted authority on traditional foods Jennifer McGruther opts for a mug of nourishing morning bone broth to start her day …

These X-Rated Burgers Are Borderline Pornographic

The new book, PORNBURGER, will leave you all sorts of hot-n-steamy.<p>There aren't any nudes in this book <i>per se</i>, but just as the title describes, there's enough hot and steamy burger-on-burger action to get your blood pumping and palms sweating. Chef and self-described "burger pervert" Mathew Ramsey …

Cooking

When (and When Not) to Use the Grill Lid

Mastery of your grill lid stands between you and perfectly grilled steaks.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Shelley confesses her grilling confusion to associate food editor Rick</i> …

BBQ

'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec shares the top 3 mistakes entrepreneurs make in a pitch

Over seven seasons of "Shark Tank" and six seasons of its Canadian predecessor "Dragon's Den," Robert Herjavec has seen hundreds of pitches from entrepreneurs looking for funding.<p>By this point, he can determine whether he can trust an entrepreneur with his money within the first few minutes of a …

Entrepreneurship

Build This Sexy Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen smoothies …

Recipes

How To: The Number One Way to Use Up All That Mustard Powder in Your Pantry

We're maniacs for mustard: we put it on our sausages, our salmon, our turkey club sandwiches... you name the dish, we find an excuse to spread …

Delicious No-Bake Cookie Dough Bites

I know I’ve said it time and time again but I honestly bow down to each of you who deal with food allergies on a personal level and also for those of …

A Butcher’s Six Secrets for Saving Money on Meat

When I think about thrift and meat—specifically in the U.S., but increasingly in areas like Europe—the first thing that comes to mind is the devotion …

Ten Ways to Go Local in Bulgaria

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>As Andrew Nelson writes in a recent feature story he wrote for <i>Traveler</i> magazine, <b>Bulgaria</b> is a whirlpool of civilizations. “Everyone, it seems, has come [here]. The Thracians, with their gold. Rome, with its legions. The Asiatic Bulgars, the country’s namesake. Also Huns, …

20 places everyone should visit in South America

Its countries are filled with stunning natural parks, bustling streets, and, of course, incredible food.<p>We've put together a collection of 21 sights to see and experiences to have in South America. From gazing at monumental statues to marveling at the world's highest waterfall, there are plenty of …

16 perfect gifts for the world traveler

Thankfully, there are tools designed specifically for the travel-savvy that can make the experience much more pleasant.<p>Whether traveling for business or pleasure, these fun gifts are sure to make any trip a bit nicer.<p>From luggage that delivers flight information to your phone to a swanky watch that …

Headphones

Great Depression Cooking: Get Budget-Minded Meals from the Online Cooking Show Created by 93-Year-Old Clara Cannucciari

“The Depression was not fun,” the late YouTube star, Clara Cannucciari, states in the very first episode of her <i>Great Depression Cooking</i> web series, …

8 successful entrepreneurs share the worst advice they ever received

Bad advice is easy to ignore. But sometimes the <i>worst</i> advice can stick with you, as a reminder of what matters most to your personal and professional fulfillment.<p>Entrepreneurs by definition have to go against the grain, and so conventional, albeit terrible, advice can be used as a motivational …

Entrepreneurship

Booby Rolls

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>We spent every one of my childhood Thanksgivings trekking to my aunt Sarah B.'s house in Cambridge from Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The dinner was an all day, thirty-person affair, with my aunt at the helm of the ship in her tiny Boston kitchen. Sarah B. idolized (and looked just like) …

Recipes

16 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie

Dessert on Thanksgiving is practically synonymous with pie—for many of us, it's the only day in the year that we eat pumpkin pie (some happily, some begrudgingly), but apple, pecan, and all sorts of other more unusual pies might find their way to the table. (My childhood Thanksgivings always …

Hangover Soup, Thai-Style, Will Perk You Right Up

<b>Where:</b> Urbanspace Vanderbilt, NYC<p><b>What:</b> Soup for breakfast is common across much of Southeast Asia, from Vietnamese pho to Malaysian laksa. And it’s …

How to Make Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon | Thanksgiving Recipes | Allrecipes.com

Brussels Sprouts

Master D.I.Y. Stir-Fry by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Achieve takeout-level stir-fry at home by avoiding these common mistakes.<p>Just what <i>is</i> it about take-out stir-fries? They're somehow always perfectly cooked—no raw veggies, but no mushy or soggy ones, either. They're satisfying without being heavy. They're big on flavor, combining salty, spicy, sour, …

Get Backed: Craft Your Story, Build the Perfect Pitch Deck, and Launch the Venture of Your Dreams

Publication Date: <b>November 17, 2015</b><p>HOW DO YOU LAUNCH THE VENTURE OF YOUR DREAMS? "Get Backed" isn't just about startup fundraising. It's a handbook for anyone who has an idea and needs to build relationships to get it off the ground. Over the last 3 years, entrepreneurs Evan Loomis and Evan Baehr …

Short Rib Pot Pie

8 Servings<p>Shortening is the secret to extra-flaky pie crust, but nothing compares to the flavor of butter. Use both, as in this super-luxe beef pie, and you’re golden.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>crust<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>½ cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into …

Baking

Recipe: Kimchi jjigae

1/2 pound ground pork, preferably not lean<p>2 tablespoons <i>doenjang</i> (Korean bean paste)<p>4 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>2 teaspoons finely grated ginger<p>1 tablespoon tamari, soy sauce, or <i>gukganjang</i> (Korean soup soy sauce), plus more as needed<p>1 onion, diced<p>2 tablespoons <i>gochujang</i> (Korean fermented pepper …

Recipes

Rich and Creamy Tiramisu Recipe

Creamy, rich, and bursting with bold coffee flavors, tiramisu is one of my all-time favorite desserts (especially with homemade ladyfingers, though I'm not one to judge if you choose store-bought instead). My version is less eggy than typical recipes, putting the mellow flavor of mascarpone front …

How to Make Traditional Cantonese Mooncakes at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Cynthia of Two Red Bowls is bringing traditional Cantonese mooncakes stateside, right in time for the Chinese Mid-Autumn festival.</i><p>For those who …

Recipes

How to Make Japanese Milk Bread at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: You don't have to go all the way across the Pacific in search of the fluffiest, lightest, tallest bread of your life; Cynthia from Two Red Bowls</i> …

Recipes

Dutch Baby Recipe - How to Make Dutch Babies - German Pancakes

Pancakes