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A healthy (and super easy) guacamole recipe for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend, which means many of us are putting a cheat day on the calendar and popping open a bag of tortilla chips.<p>But while it's true that certain orders — like queso or frozen margaritas — will rack up your sugar, fat and calorie count, not all Mexican fare needs to be …

Cinco de Mayo

5 Great Dutch Ovens: And 15 Recipes to Put Them to Work — Recipes from The Kitchn

Of all the cookware I own, there is nothing I use more often than my Dutch oven. It's the workhorse of the kitchen, making almost anything from …

Kitchens

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment

7 Apps To Edit and Retouch Your Travel Photos

These days, you can’t just pop an Instagram filter on your photo and upload it — the horror! No, it’s better to use an editing app first…after all, …

Mobile Photography

Spicy Grilled Shrimp Recipe

"So fast and easy to prepare, these shrimp are destined to be the hit of any barbeque. And, weather not permitting, they work great under the …

Seafood

Make These Chicken Parm Meatballs In Your Slow Cooker

Want the cheesy, tomato-y goodness of chicken Parmesan without all the breading and frying? With the help of ground chicken and the slow cooker, you …

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

Cooking

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are three reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaces it with provides even more valuable insight for …

Public Speaking

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

13 Creative Ways to Use a Rotisserie Chicken for Dinner

If you're looking for an inexpensive shortcut to dinner, then pick up a rotisserie chicken from your supermarket. At usually less than 10 dollars a pop, rotisserie chicken can be shredded up and used seamlessly in almost any recipe that calls for chicken. Plus, you get to skip the steps of waiting …

Cooking

25 Easy Sunday Dinner Ideas Using Chicken That'll Kickstart Your Week

Cure your Sunday blues, in one fowl swoop.<p>Nothing keeps the Sunday scaries away like digging into a comforting home-cooked meal with your family. …

Cooking

This Creamy White Bean Soup Is So Satisfying

Looking for something healthful, comforting, and extremely satisfying? It's really hard to beat a good bean and vegetable soup. Yes, it is the middle …

Cooking

35 Reasons Why Tonight's Dinner Should Be a Sandwich

Somewhere along the line, the sandwich got defined as lunch food. That's a shame, because if you stuff good bread with enough hearty, flavorful …

Impress Your Readers With These 4 Infographic Tools

Increase Your Online Reach With These Infographic ToolsVisual content is a must when it comes to standing out with your readers. Including a mix of …

Infographics

Better Than Takeout: Four Chinese Food Recipes to Make at Home

For many of us, Christmas Eve (and/or Christmas itself) wouldn’t be the same without Chinese food. But in place of the MSG-laden, refined …

26 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself) — Recipes from The Kitchn

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.Whether it's …

Cooking

These are the verbs that should never appear on your resume — and what to use instead

Your resume isn't a place for modesty; it's a chance to show companies all the awesome things you've done — and what you can do for them if given a chance. Take the opportunity to liven things up a bit. Weak, vague or overused verbs can actually diminish the excellent work you did at your last job, …

Skirt steak au poivre and side dishes for Memorial Day: Get the recipes!

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 3:59<p>May 20th, 2017<p>Chef Alex Guarnaschelli stopped by the TODAY plaza with a Memorial Day spread that will leave your guests satisfied—his fresh recipe includes iceberg wedges, a pickled carrot dip and skirt steak au poivre.<p>More …

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

Beef Stew Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

Lamb Korma Recipe

Are you a lover of books? My father, the English teacher, instilled in us an appreciation for literature.<p>When I find a book I love I want to yell …

Austrian meat chef shares recipe for perfect smoky pulled beef

Christian Winkler, the creative Cooking with Me.at chef from Austria has come up with a handy way to prepare pulled meat any time of year without …

Shrimp Pasta Recipes

Enjoy the many versions of shrimp pasta with these incredible recipes for lemon spaghetti with shrimp, fettuccine with shrimp, asparagus and peas, …

Braising Recipes

From rich braised pork belly to zesty braised chicken with lemon and capers, here are fantastic braising recipes.

Fast Hors d'Oeuvre Recipes

Hors d'oeuvres are a must for any cocktail party, but it's no fun to slave over tiny finger foods. We've got you covered with some of our favorite …

Chili Recipes

Chili is super versatile, and can be tailored to any diet. We love vegetarian-friendly black bean chili just as much as we love a BLT-inspired …

7 Easy One-Pan Chicken Recipes

Great weeknight dinners don’t require a ton of work—or a ton of dishes that need washing afterward. These simple, delicious chicken recipes can all …

Grilled Steak with Greek Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:20 minActive:20 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories470Total Fat23 gramsSaturated Fat6 …

Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:30 minPrep:15 minCook:15 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories367 calorieTotal Fat12 …

Food

Why Cooking Long And Slow Is Still The Most Flavorful Way To Cook

We all know everyone has a lot on their plates. And while it’s great that you can make something fast and still cook something that’s delicious, we …