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18 Foolproof Ina Garten Recipes

When planning a dinner party, we often think, what would Ina do (WWID)? The consummate hostess, Ina Garten makes entertaining look easy, and her recipes have yet to fail us. We've rounded up 18 of her most tempting options, including a chocolate layer cake, retro-fabulous cheese straws, …

Cooking

22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Are you feeling a little uninspired lately? It could be because you’ve gotten into a bit of a rut, especially when it comes to your after-work …

George Michael

17 verbs that cut fat from your writing

Verbs are the powerhouse of your sentences; choose them wisely.<p>Another issue that I see frequently in the work that I edit is weak verbs coupled with …

Creative Writing

These 17 Kindness Quotes Will Inspire You to Make a Difference

Being kind is in -- thankfully. Get inspired and get out there and spread as much kindness as you can.<p>There's a song that is popular right now about a man who meets a much older man in a bar. They strike up a conversation about everything under the sun and then after a while they go their separate …

Motivation

Instant Pot Roasted Garlic

Enjoy the richly aromatic, delicately sweet flavors of roasted garlic in half the time thanks to the Instant Pot. While this method does not produce …

Cooking

10 old-fashioned manners kids aren't taught anymore

Etiquette and manners seem to change over the years. Many kids don't learn old-fashioned manners, like making eye contact and writing thank you notes by hand, anymore. However, some experts think these aspects of old-school etiquette should make a comeback.<p>"There are a few things kids should be …

Etiquette

Blindspotting Is the Perfect Metaphor for Implicit Bias

What are your blind spots?<p>When you see a black person in a white neighborhood, do you question what they are doing there? When you see a white person …

Equality

Tiny Compliments You Should Be Giving Every Day

If you grew up in the South, your mother most likely taught you that if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. Sometimes, …

Jackie Robinson

What to Make With That Instant Pot You Bought on Amazon Prime Day

Put it to good use with some of our most popular pressure cooker and slow cooker recipes.<p>Amazon Prime Day has passed, and that means by now, your …

Cooking

These Are 5 the Best American Whiskeys, According to More Than 50 Experts

Only five American whiskeys were won golds at this year’s International Spirit Challenge, most of which are surprisingly available. The 23rd year of …

Kentucky

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

10 Smart Slow Cooker Dinners for Lazy Cooks — Recipes from The Kitchn

During summer I rely on my slow cooker more than ever. It's a staple during my weekend meal prep sessions, a must for cookouts and BBQs, and, most of …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder Is Summer in a Bowl

I have a keen eye for slow cooker meals that satisfy in every season, and for summer, corn chowder is my go-to. You'll find me cozied up on the couch …

Slow Cookers

7 Ways Students Can Use Tech to Introduce Themselves

One of the ways teachers kick off the year is by having the students introduce themselves to the class. For some students, talking about themselves …

Education Technology

The Savaging of Laura Ingalls Wilder

In another example of political correctness gone awry, the American Library Association decided to drop Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from a …

We Found the Best Way to Drink Wine With Friends

February 13, 2017<p>Copy by: Caitlin Timson<br>• Girls Night & Shower Photography and Styling By : Danielle Moss<br>• Birthday Photography and Styling By: Cassandra …

These Are The 12 Refreshing As Hell Cocktails You Should Be Making This Summer

Here's how to step up that cookout game 10000%.

Baguettes recipe

Place the flour, salt, yeast, olive oil and most of the water in a food mixer with a dough hook attached, taking care not to let the yeast touch the salt until you begin mixing.<p>Start mixing on a slow speed, gradually adding the rest of the water until you have a smooth dough. This should take about …

11 Honolulu Happy Hours for Every Occasion

These pau hana spots take happy hours to the next level.<p>By Catherine Toth Fox<p>Published: 2018.06.18 12:42 PM<p>photo: courtesy of Bar 35<p>Honolulu’s got …

59 Simple 3-Ingredient Recipes

Small Bites<p><b>Grilled Spiced Chicken Wings</b><br>Give chicken wings an unexpected twist with seafood seasoning and a creamy ranch dipping sauce.<p><b>Get the recipe:</b> …

Fourth of July Classics

Pay tribute to the red, white, and blue with All-American dishes you can mix and match for your Independence Day cookout.<p>1 of 48<p>The Best Grilled …

Recipe: The Easiest Slow Cooker Pulled Pork — Recipes from The Kitchn

Embrace summer with your sunglasses on and two feet stuck firmly in the sand — not stuck in the kitchen. Slow cooker pulled pork helps keep those …

Recipes

21 Things That Will be Obsolete in 2020

By Shelly Blake-Plock<p><b>1. DESKS</b><br>The 21st century does not fit neatly into rows. Neither should your students. Allow the network-based concepts of flow, …

Which Foods Are Actually Cheaper to Make Yourself?

“Making your own” is a big part of home cook culture. One’s reasons for wanting to DIY every food thing may vary, but it usually has something to do …

Eight private high schools in Washington area are dropping out of AP program

Eight elite private high schools in the Washington area this morning announced that they are dropping out of the Advanced Placement program.<p>In a …

Our Best Party Appetizers

1 of 42<p>Firecracker Shrimp with Sweet Chili-Lime Dipping Sauce<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 42<p>Dungeness Crab Gratin<p>3 of 42<p>Blood Orange Tartlets<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 42<p>…

How to Clean Your House Like a Professional Housekeeper

There will come a time in your life where you look around your home and decide you need professional intervention for the mess you’ve made or accrued …

As Google for Education tools enter classrooms across Canada, some parents are asking to opt-out

Last October, Riaz Bassari's daughter came home from her elementary school class with a permission form for G Suite for Education: a set of …

14 of the most popular board games on Amazon this summer

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p><i>Editor's note: This</i> …

Board Games

10 Foods to Keep Your Thyroid in Check

Looking for more oomph during the day? Give some love to your thyroid—the body’s energy regulator—by adding these mighty foods to your …