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The Right Way to End a Meeting

A common complaint among managers is that the conversations they have with employees aren’t producing results: “We keep talking about the same issue over and over, but nothing seems to ever happen!” That’s because most managers are missing a vital skill: the ability to deliberately close a …

Chef John's Dutch Babies Recipe

"I've always been fascinated by how many different breakfast foods you can create using just milk, eggs, and flour; and this is one of the more …

Apple Dumplings

Now Playing<p>Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas 00:45<p>Rotisserie chicken is the time-saving secret to this mashup of favorites.<p>Now Playing<p>Patriotic Piñata …

Big Soft Ginger Cookies Recipe

"These are just what they say: big, soft, gingerbread cookies. They stay soft, too. My oldest son's favorite."<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/4 cups all-purpose …

Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down To 2 Basic Traits

Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say "I do," committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry them forward to their final days on this earth.<p>Except, of course, it doesn't work out …

University of Washington

Apple Pie Bites on a Stick

Kansas City Brisket & Burnt Ends<p>Easy Oreo Ice Cream<p>2-Ingredient Watermelon Shake<p>Cooking Class<p>these look so yummy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)<p>I can't …

Baking

The 19 Items You Need on Your Next Grocery List (Especially #17!)

As my hero and real food champion, Michael Pollan, contends, cooking from scratch is one of the most important things we can do for our health. But, in a world of fancy #foodporn and superstar TV chefs, it might seem that cooking is reserved for the culinary elite. And, cooking healthy? Well, that …

Nutrition

Five Ultimate Iced Tea Recipes

Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Iced tea is as much a part of summer as maxi dresses and movie sequels. But a lot of bottled teas load up on sugar or artificial ingredients—not so refreshing. …

25 Refreshing Slaw Recipes for Summer

A good slaw is a thing of beauty.<p>Whether you're a fan of creamy mayonnaise or bright, acidic vinegar, we can all agree that the best slaws are crunchy, refreshing, and light. These 25 slaw recipes fit the bill, making good use of cabbage, collard greens, kale, and more.

Anyone Can Master This Genius Way To Cut A Watermelon Into Cubes

There are only a few weeks of summer left, but that's more than enough time to learn the right way to cut watermelon before the sunny season is over.<p>Let's be honest: Watermelon can be tricky. Its round shape causes it to roll around on the cutting board and makes it difficult to slice angular …

Baked Apple Fritters

Apple fritters are one of my favorite fall treats. A good apple fritter consists of a lot of apples that are barely held together with a tasty, eggy …

The 9 Most Overlooked Threats to a Marriage

I feel bad for marital communication, because it gets blamed for everything. For generations, in survey after survey, couples have rated marital communication as the number one problem in marriage. It's not.<p>Marital communication is getting a bad rap. It's like the kid who fights back on the …

How to Make Classic Southern Hushpuppies 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: Hannah Messinger from Nothing But Delicious makes an old-school Southern dish with a cute name (and she has a cute story about it, …

Caramel Apple Tart

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Chocolate Chocolate Teacake

September 28, 2014<p>This cake! Yes, this cake! It may look unassuming but let me tell you, it is everything.<br>Completely delicious and one of the best …

Salted Caramel Apple Mini Bundt Cakes

Candied apples were never my cup of tea. The contrast between the sweet exterior and the fresh apple always seemed too one dimensional to me. Caramel …

Espresso Chocolate Coffee Cake

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. …

11 Outdated Style Rules Every Guy Can Stop Following

Black and navy are neutral dark colors that you can base an entire alphet off of, and because of this, they have always been separated. Frankly, this just doesn't make sense. The aesthetic myth is that because they are so similar, if you were to wear black and navy at the same time, it would come …

The Appropriate Men's Attire For Every Occasion

These days, when we hear the phrase "dress code" we're most likely to associate it with workplace rules.<p>A lot of jobs still have written guidelines for employee attire, at varying degrees of strictness.<p>Much rarer are dress codes for social events.<p>These written requests for attendee attire are …

Men's Fashion

How to Make Proper Scottish Shortbread 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 may be used to the Scottish shortbread from the red box, but</i> <i>Kathryn from London Bakes can help you to make your own proper tea time cookies</i> …

Charleston Interfaith Services » Blog Archive » Reprint: Spiritual Narcissism/Spiritual Ecology Matthew Fox & Llewelyn Vaughn Lee

Matthew Fox & Llewelyn Vaughan-Lee:<p><i>Spiritual Narcissism / Spiritual Ecology</i><p>Matthew Fox:Today we are discussing ecology and spirituality. Now who can …

Country Apple Dumplings Recipe

"Oh my Goodness!! Who knew that fresh apples, crescent roll dough, and citrus soda could make such a wonderful treat!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 large Granny Smith …

25 Ways to Ask Your Kids 'So How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'So How Was School Today?'

This year, Simon is in fourth grade and Grace is in first grade, and I find myself asking them every day after school, "So how was school today?"<p>And every day I get an answer like "fine" or "good," which doesn't tell me a whole lot.<p>AND I WANT TO KNOW A WHOLE LOT!!!!<p>Or at least get a full sentence. …

6 Tips for Flawless Kale Chips + All

I’ve suffered through one too many batches of burned or soggy kale chips over the years. It took me a while to master my baked kale chip recipe, but …

Easy Peach Cobbler

Total:1 hr 5 minPrep:15 minCook:50 min<p>Yield:6 to 8 servings<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories403 calorieTotal Fat13 gramsSaturated Fat8 …

Why the World Smells Different After It Rains

Behold, the wonders of petrichor.<p>"Petrichor" is the wonderful word that describes the wonderful scent of the air after a rain shower. It comes, like so many wonderful words do, from the ancient Greek: a combination of <i>ichor</i>, the "ethereal essence" the Greeks believed flowed through the veins of …

1. Curry

Turmeric, the spice that gives curry and mustard their yellow color, contains a chemical called curcumin that’s the subject of numerous neurologic studies right now. Research has shown curcumin’s ability to boost memory, slow the progression of Alzheimer's and stimulate neurogenesis, which is the …

Alzheimer's Disease