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These 14 Instant Pot Recipes Will Knock Your Family's Socks Off — and Won't Cost You More Than $20

Let's be honest, the Instant Pot is a busy parent's BFF. You can make pretty much anything your little heart desires — from rice to seafood to yogurt and beyond — and you don't have to sit around waiting for water to boil or an oven to preheat. So what could be better for moms and dads who have to …

Cooking

12 texting tips you didn’t know the iPhone could do

Share your location, silence chatty group messages and hide embarrassing notification previews. These are some of the lesser known features of Apple's iPhone. Kim Komando, Special for USA TODAY<p>“Hey, can I call you?” I bet millions send this text every day. It’s common etiquette. You text first and …

iOS

8 Instant Pot Soup Recipes Made for Warming Up on a Winter's Day

Even though spring colors and trends have begun to trickle down into our favorite home décor lines, winter weather is still feeding the urge to stay …

Cooking

The Instant Pot inspires mass devotion. Would I join the cult after using it for a week?

This sold-out pressure cooker, which can make four-minute bolognese, is selling for hundreds on eBay and has created an army of ‘potheads’. Using it to feed my family prompted some strong and surprising reactions<p>The Instant Pot is an electric pressure cooker that inspires devotion. This kitchen …

Instant Pot

Why I switched from 1Password to Dashlane [Review]

Late last year, I switched password managers. I traded in trusty old 1Password for relative newcomer Dashlane, and I haven’t looked back.<p>Dashlane is a well-designed, fully functional and easy-to-use password manager that tops 1Password in one key respect: a Security Dashboard that makes it dead …

Information Systems

Barack Obama wants you to read this book on making smarter decisions

Four years ago, a few months before he was re-elected, President Barack Obama read a book on the science of decision-making that he now considers one …

Self-improvement

21 intriguing books I want to read in 2018

Every year, I read advance copies of dozens of big idea and business books. So do other authors, but we all do it separately—and rarely get a chance to discuss, debate, and share our insights. My resolution this year is to change that.<p>I've started a book club with Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, and …

Books

How to Waterproof Hiking Boots

Prepare Your Boots for Waterproofing<p>Waterproofing products work best on clean, damp boots. You don’t want dirt or grit to compromise coverage and …

Backpacking

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

Language Learning

Why Thomas Friedman issued a 'code red' warning to America

Thomas Friedman doesn't scare easily.<p>The New York Times op-ed columnist is best known for his sober columns about foreign policy and technology.<p>That's why his Monday column stood out. "Our democracy is in serious danger," he wrote in the opening line. "President Trump is either totally compromised …

Donald Trump

Keto-fy Your Instant Pot With These 12 Recipes for Beginners

Cooking

12 Unexpected Tricks To Help You Make A Great First Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

Self-help

Here's Why You Have Dark Under-Eye Circles—and How You Can Fix Them

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like it, visit health.com.</i><p>You know what I'm talking about—those shady hollows under your …

Skin Care

Celebrate San Antonio's 300th Anniversary with this Chili Queens Recipe

From the 1860s to the 1930s, the Chili Queens were the main attraction in plazas across San Antonio. Over mesquite fires, the Chili Queens cooked up …

Cooking

The Best Steak Tips from the Pros

When it comes to cooking meat, give me a pot roast or pork shoulder and I’m golden: I’m plenty comfortable with a lovely long, slow braise. But when …

Cooking

How To: Make Anonymous Calls from Your iPhone

When you don't want somebody you're calling to know the real phone number associated with your iPhone, whether it's for privacy reasons, to avoid …

Identity Theft

Apption Labs Meater review: This smart thermometer changed the way I grill

When I first heard about Meater, a wireless smart meat thermometer, I thought perhaps this whole smart home thing was going too far. It seemed the …

Kitchens

Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

The best Napa Valley wineries to visit feature a tasting room in a cave, artisanal cheese pairings, on-site sommeliers and more <i>—Megan Krigbaum (with</i> …

Wine

PowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane

PowerUp first previewed its smartphone-controlled paper airplane back in 2014, but now it's finally available to everyone. The startup has announced that a retail version of its Dart aircraft will ship in February, and is running a pre-order campaign for barebones (just the propeller module and two …

Drones

Avocado Chicken Salad Recipe

1. In a large bowl, toss the chicken, scallions and celery to combine. Gently stir in the chopped avocado and 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice.<p>2. In a …

Recipes

8 Free Travel Sites and Apps for Planning Your Next Vacation

Even once you have a destination in mind, the logistics of figuring out how to plan your trip can be a little stressful, right? There’s a lot of grunt work in figuring out how to make everything happen. You’ve got to book your flights, figure out where to stay, determine if you need additional …

Apps

The 50 Best Books of 2017

Whether you like your reading sexy and satirical or political and polarizing, these stand-out books are guaranteed to challenge the status quo and spark timely conversation.<p>Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are …

Books

14 Crock Pot Recipes That Only Need Five Ingredients

Just dump everything in and walk away.

Cooking

Amazon is quietly coming after dollar stores — and it's a brilliant move (AMZN)

Amazon is famous for its low prices, but not even it could compete with dollar and discount stores.<p>A new section on the website attempts to change that by curating and displaying items that cost $10 or less, all offered with free shipping. The merchandise is offered by Amazon's third-party merchant …

Dollar Tree

Instant Pot Congee with Brown Rice and Turmeric

For the latest installment in my Instant Pot recipe adventures, we're going to explore congee. And, spoiler alert, making congee in your Instant Pot, …

Instant Pot

Instant Pot Potato Corn Chowder

posted by Chungah on February 17, 2018 0 Comments »<p><i>So hearty, cozy and creamy – perfect for those cold nights! And it’s made right in your pressure</i> …

Recipes

The Genius Cake Cutting Hack You Need to Know About

It creates 3x as many slices.<p>Divvying up a round cake at a large party is no easy feat. Slice too thin, and the delicate piece of cake will fold over …

Dessert

The Thriller That Predicted the Russia Scandal

David Pepper’s 2016 novel is eerily similar to recent real-world political events. But wait until you read the sequel.<p>David Pepper recently had to block someone on Twitter for the first time in his life, because he was tired of being accused, repeatedly, of hiding his real identity as a Russian spy.<p>…

Government

Avocado, The World’s Healthiest Food You Never Knew About

The existence of avocado dates back to 10,000 BC, while its cultivation occurred in parts of central and southern America. This fruit reached …

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