Ana Paula Blanco

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15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this.<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to …

Why Your Brand Plan Is More Important Than Your Business Plan

If people don't know who you are and what you represent, they won't do business with you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why should you care about branding? Because these days, everyone will Google you before they visit your restaurant, buy your products, hire you to …

Small Business

Disagreement in the workplace: Is “playing nice” overrated?

<b>Why “Comfort in Disagreement” can lead to a more productive workplace.</b><p>“Play nice . . . If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all . . …

How to stop procrastinating using the Zeigarnik Effect

Have you got a project that’s forever lingering on your to-do list? Us too.<p>With so much on our plates it can be hard to find the time to make a start …

Why I’m Quitting Tech To Be An Entrepinay

<i>*This was originally posted on the</i> <i>Make it Mariko blog here</i><i>.</i><p>After 7 years, today is my last day at Google / X. Honestly, I never thought I’d stay for …

Microsoft's president says liberal arts majors are necessary for the future of tech

In 2011, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates told a panel of American governors that a liberal arts education would hold back college graduates in the modern economy.<p>A few days later, late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs declared that "it's technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, …

Humanities

The Common Airplane Myth Almost Half of Travelers Believe

The world of aviation can be complex, so there are plenty of myths flying around surrounding how air travel actually works.<p>Honeywell, which produces …

Particles

3 Easy Pumpkin Recipes That Have Us Super Excited About Fall

Step away from the watermelon and put down that glass of rosé. We may not be ready for it, but the harsh truth remains summer is coming to an end. …

Slow Cooker Hoisin & Ginger Pork Makes the Best Leftovers

<b>Make the pork:</b> Season the pork shoulder all over with the salt and pepper. Place it in a 5-quart or larger slow cooker, cutting it into pieces to fit …

Slow Cookers

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Your Meal Plan Needs These Easy 30-Minute Dinners

When you're planning your meals for the week, it can be tempting to put the same five dinners on repeat. If it's not broke, why fix it, right? That's …

Cooking

Not The Biggest Fan Of Veggies? Even The Pickiest Eater Will Love This Veggie-Packed Green Mac And Cheese

Get your greens in the delicious way!<p>View this post on Facebook<p>4 cups spinach, packed<p>½ cup parsley<p>2½ cups milk, divided<p>5 quarts water<p>1 tablespoon salt<p>1 pound macaroni elbows<p>¼ cup butter<p>¼ cup flour<p>2 teaspoons garlic powder<p>2 teaspoons onion powder<p>1 teaspoon paprika<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>16 …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Amish Sourdough Bread Starter Recipe

Friendship bread, which is also known as Amish sourdough starter bread, is often given similar to the way a chain letter is shared. This recipe is …

This Is the Most Popular Zucchini Recipe on Pinterest

If your garden is overflowing with the yellow and green hues of squash, you aren't alone. The last dog days of summer are known for the juiciest …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

40 Healthy Weeknight Dinner Recipes That Don't Use an Oven

Cooking

Classic Italian recipes from Gennaro Contaldo

<b>Aubergine slices with a parmesan and polenta crust</b><p>This idea was given to me by my wife Liz while we were making involtini di melanzane alla …

Blueberry-Peach Mason Jar Lid Pies

Special equipment: 6 wide-mouth (3 1/2-inch diameter) mason jar lids and a 4 1/4-inch round cutter, optional<p>Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a …

These Freezer-to-Table Recipes Prove the Freezer Is Your BFF

My freezer door gets opened multiple times a day. Frozen foods are my secret weapon against food waste, food boredom, and, most importantly, ordering …

Cooking

Recipe: How to Make an Apricot Galette

Have you ever made a galette, or a free-form pie? No? Please address this immediately — if not sooner. And if you have, you know you want to make one again. If you like pie, but don’t like the hassle — digging through cupboards to find the right pie dish, worrying about the top and bottom crust …

3 Mini Muffin Tin Treats

The often-overlooked tin is perfect for bite-sized indulgences, which is why we’ve come up with three tasty mini-muffin-sized treats. The peanut …

Cucumber Gin Slush

Just a quick note today highlighting a seasonal slushy I made for QUITOKEETO. It's a blended, gin-spiked cucumber slush for the hottest of days. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 Stovetop Vegetarian Dinners With Tons of Protein

I'm not a vegetarian, but I do try to eat at least a few meatless meals a week. It's better for the environment, and, since meat can be expensive, …

The technology behind bitcoin could revolutionize these 8 industries in the next few years

Digital currencies, like Bitcoin, are interesting for the future. However, I am more excited about what Blockchain can and will do in the future. I will look at 8 potential uses for the technology and how I think it will change how many things are done today.<p><b>1. Smart Contracts in the Legal</b> …

3 reasons cryptocurrency prices are in free fall

Whether it be Bitcoin or Ethereum, every cryptocurrency has suffered massive losses over the past several days. Prices have dropped to as low as 64 percent, bringing the entire cryptocurrency market cap down to $70 billion from $110 billion.<p>Ethereum’s price has gone from $400 right down to $151 in …

Cryptocurrency

AP Explains: Dispute could mean financial panic in bitcoin

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Got some bitcoin? An internal dispute over the digital currency could soon mean financial losses, whipsawing prices and delays in processing payments.<p>It's also possible that nothing much changes. It all depends on whether the people who maintain bitcoin can agree by July 31 to …