Catherine Marchand

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Three-Tin Tomato, Turmeric & Coconut Dahl - National Vegetarian Week

We love dahl in this house, although I usually spell it dal. It can also be spelled daal or dhal and it's really hard to find a definitive answer, …

Recipes

This interactive map uses machine learning to arrange visually similar fonts

Typography enthusiasts likely already know how to identify fonts by name, but it’s always useful to explore visually similar fonts when you feel like changing up your options. Design consultant firm IDEO’s Font Map helps you do exactly that, with an interactive tool that lets you browse through …

Leadership

When And How You Should Ask For A Raise: The Dos And Don'ts

It can be the most daunting of all discussions, even if you have a great relationship with your boss. For some reason, you don’t have a problem standing your ground when it comes to your opinions about a project. You don’t have a problem setting boundaries. But, when it comes to asking for a raise, …

Employment

5 Ways to Transform Work Gossip Into Positive Communication

Redirecting the very traits that make gossip so enticing can help build trust among team members and foster productive, meaningful relationships.<p>Work gossip: We’ve all heard it, and some of us have spread it -- whether that action took place around the water cooler, via text or through email.<p>There …

6 Employee Perks That Matter (and 2 That Don't)

Beyond the basics, a handful of benefits can make the difference between a company that attracts top talent and those people going elsewhere.<p>There are several core perks that employees expect, even at a startup: medical and dental insurance, vacation and paid time off, performance bonuses, and a …

The Workplace

9 ways to organize successful creative projects

Getting your project organized and easily manageable is always a challenge when working as a part of a team. The problem reaches a whole new level …

Project Management

10 Best Project Management Training Courses Online

<b>Great for:</b> People who learn best in a group: the instructor-led classes will help you structure your learning and benefit from a classroom</b> …

How Morale Changes as a Startup Grows

When we think about startup cultures, we imagine ping pong tables, kegerators, and Nerf guns. More importantly, we envision an <i>esprit de corps</i> that drives employees to happily burn the midnight oil to build the next big thing.<p>However, this startup cultural utopia invariably hits a rough patch for …

No Counter Space? Solutions for a Clean and Clutter-Free Kitchen Sink Zone

Kitchen sink zones come in all shapes and sizes. Unfortunately, the smaller the space, the harder it is to find extra room for storage. Throw in the …

8 Stretches You Should Do While Watching TV To Boost Your Health

If you're like most Americans, there's a good chance you're sedentary for the majority of your waking hours. According to one recent survey, Americans sit an average of 13 hours a day and sleep an average of 8 hours—and there's a growing body of research showing our sedentary ways is not helping …

Scrum agile project management: The smart person's guide

This is your go-to guide on scrum, a popular agile project management framework. You'll learn scrum terminology, how to use the methodology in …

A Trick to Make Almost Any Pasta Sauce Brighter

Watch this video and be amazed:<p>Okay, now you probably didn't <i>really</i> understand what you just saw. It was this: Fresh pasta tossed with butter and lemon zest before it met tomato sauce. This simple dusting of lemon zest adds a touch of brightness without any additional acid, Kristen Miglore—who got …

Recipes

Make One-Pot Spiced Lentils & Rice Once, Have Dinners All Week

<i>For more on how to master meal planning, check out A New Way to Dinner, a playbook for stressless weeknight dinners. Get your copy here.</i><p>Like many folks of Italian origin, lentils were served in my home in the New Year to represent luck and good fortune, as symbolized by the small, coin-like …

Recipes

Clean Eating Dessert Recipes

Who says desserts can't be healthy? By utilizing ingredients like fresh fruit, dark chocolate, and dairy, you can create clean eating desserts that …

Healthy Eating

Easy Rustic DIYs Joanna Gaines Would Totally Approve Of

If you've spent the past couple years binge watching episode after episode of Fixer Upper—ohh-ing over the house transformations and ahh-ing over the …

How To Label Absolutely Everything in Your Home

If your happy place is walking around with a P-Touch label maker, assigning a tag to every notebook, binder and bin around the house, here's how to …

19 Genius Storage Ideas Everyone With A Tiny Room Will Appreciate

Who says you can’t be MacGyver *and* Martha Stewart?

The top nine tips for beginner gardeners

It all started with the herbs. One late spring day, not many years ago, I cycled down to Columbia Road market, picked up rosemary, thyme and basil plants and installed them proudly in the dank, dark little concrete yard outside the back door. While they were all drowned to death or ravaged by slugs …

Gardening

40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

Beautify even the tiniest backyard or windowsill.<p>You don't have to call Versailles home to design a stunning outdoor space — even with a petite patch of green, the creative planters and unique ideas here will make your garden fit for a king.

The 14 Nerdiest Things We Learned About Food This Year

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The food facts, science, and tricks we geeked out on this year.</i><p>In 2013 I came to terms with the fact that I am a food nerd. It happened in a classroom …

Recipes

The Best Reason to Drown Your Kale in Cream

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook -- or what to drink. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: A gratin so full of cream it will make you cackle -- and so easy it requires only one dish.</i><p>Each of us has our preferred explanation of why we love …

Recipes

Molly Wizenberg & Brandon Pettit's Red Wine Vinaigrette

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: How to make your salad taste like a million bucks.</i><p>A vinaigrette is only as good as the pantry it comes from, we think: mediocre vinegar and oil beget …

Recipes

Sweet and Spicy Pretzel and Nut Mix Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Last year, my husband needed an hors d'oeuvre or snack to bring to his holiday …

Recipes

10 Essential Tools for Mexican Cooking

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Today: Margarita Arronte's book Mexico: The</i> …

Mexico

Why You Should Cook An Egg Into Your Oatmeal

When it comes to breakfast, eggs and oatmeal tend to be two different menu items -- the foods are rarely seen together on the same plate. But combining them can increase the happiness of your tastebuds <i>and</i> better your health. It's time we see them as one.<p>The additional protein from the egg will keep …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

18 Genius DIY Storage Solutions

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your home is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle your situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your house.