Barbara Schwartz

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15 Life-Changing Fiction Books to Read When You Need an Escape

The only thing I enjoy as much as reading is coming up with a reading list in preparation for an epic (recreational) readathon. Seriously. So as any …

Time Travel

Tia Mowry Fixed Her Migraines and Eczema by Cutting Out This Popular Ingredient

If you know anyone with endometriosis, then you'll know the debilitating pain it can cause, especially during the menstrual cycle. TV star Tia Mowry …

Recipes

30-Minute Dinners That Don't Disappoint

Weeknight cooking is all about the timing.<p>The first rule of weeknight cooking: keep it simple. Some nights you have the energy to come home from work …

13 Recipes that Do Asparagus Proud

No, asparagus aren’t regaled with quite the sing-it-from-the-rooftops-joyful reception that ramps or spring garlic or fiddleheads or other springtime crops herald. (Maybe it’s the whole asparagus pee thing; maybe they’re just seen as run-of-the-mill.) But, as I once saw them advertised at a …

Asparagus

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Hummus

Shakshuka Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Store Eggs<p>Eggs should keep a consistent and low temperature. This is best achieved by placing their carton in the center of your fridge. …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Eggplant Parmesan with Fresh Mozzarella

Removing all but a strip of the eggplant's skin lets the flesh meld with the sauce without falling apart.<p>Question: How did you bake the oregano and …

Recipes

7 Sexy Date Night Movies

Press play and wait for the sparks to fly<p>Cap off your Valentine’s Day with one of these smart, sexy movies.<p>Some are so hot it’ll be difficult to keep your hands to yourself. Others are so funny that they’ll release a wave of feel-good endorphins—the same ones that are released during sex.<p>And all of …

Scoty’s Marinara Sauce

If tomorrow was my last day on earth, I’d request a fresh piece of focaccia dunked in a vat of Scoty’s marinara for my last meal. A well-made …

How to Get The Most Out of Your Hotel Rewards Points

Value shoppers who do enough digging can find some great deals.<p>You’ve accumulated thousands of hotel points and you’re ready to spend them. Whether …

How to Cook the Perfect Turkey This Thanksgiving

AD special projects editor Hal Rubenstein has mastered the art of the flavorful turkey<p>Let’s be honest: Very few people sitting around your Thanksgiving table showed up craving turkey. Family and friends gather because it’s what we do on this day, and that bird is what we traditionally eat, just …

Cooking

This is IBM Watson's Favorite Turkey Recipe

IBM’s powerful Watson computer has wide-reaching interests, from health care to <i>Jeopardy!</i> to artificial intelligence. It also turns out that Watson …

How the Best Chefs in the Country Cook Their Thanksgiving Turkey

Need some turkey day inspiration? Here's how the #BAhot10 chefs cook their Thanksgiving birds.<p>This Thanksgiving, you could pull out the same old turkey recipe your family has been making for years (decades! millennia!). Or you could take cues from some of the best chefs in the country and treat the …

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Southern Ocean

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipe: Paleo & Gluten Free Stuffing Recipe

8 Easy Appetizers for Thanksgiving

Let's face it -- the turkey is almost never ready on time. But that's okay because the holiday hors d'oeuvres are half the fun. These crowd-pleasing appetizers are all incredibly easy to make (but no one needs to know that).<p>Let's face it -- the turkey is almost never ready on time. But that's okay …

Recipes

The Mile End Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Noah Bernamoff & Rae Bernamoff<p><b>Noah and Rae Bernamoff, owners of the New York City restaurant Mile End, celebrate the craft of new Jewish cooking with more than 100 soul-satisfying recipes and gorgeous photographs.</b><p>When Noah and Rae opened Mile End, their tiny Brooklyn restaurant, they had a …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

3 Tricks To Getting A Strong Wi-Fi Connection No Matter Where You Are

Netflix on the deck? No problem.<p>Sadly, we're not yet living in an age of ubiquitous high-speed Wi-Fi access—there are still internet black spots hiding in distant basement corners and the edges of the yard where it can be difficult to get on Facebook let alone Netflix.<p>Take heart though, because …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Shades of Grey

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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Locals share insider tips on visiting 18 popular tourist attractions around the world

A Reddit thread asked users who live near tourist attractions to give advice to tourists, with answers that ranged from the best time to visit an attraction to those that might be worth skipping.<p>We combed through the thread to pull the best insider tips on visiting the world's top tourist …

New York City

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

It's just so easy.<p>How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's …

Recipes

The Coconut Bar of Your Dreams

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: A coconut-topped shortbread bar that's dreamier than George Clooney, circa 1990.</i><p>You go to the grocery store for ingredients to <i>make</i> …

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The Best Jobs of 2015, Ranked by Salary and How Likely You Are to Get the Gig

Better brush up on your math.<p>We're not saying you should give up on becoming Ben & Jerry's chief flavor developer/the person who spritzes Jamie Dornan with Evian in between takes, but there's probably a dream job out there that's just a <i>little</i> more…realistic.<p>Here to steer you gently away from the …

Nurse Practitioners

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The 11 Greatest Recipes to Ever Happen to Kimchi

Kimchi is a spicy, pungent Korean staple on a par with America’s bread and butter: It’s served at every meal, is universally familiar, and has …

StartupBlink Maps Startups and Accelerators Worldwide

Ever wonder where the next startup boom might happen around the globe? A close look at StartupBlink might be of help. The site features a world map of startups, accelerator programs, coworking spaces and more.<p>While it’s hard to say exactly how many startups there are on Earth, StartupBlink knows …