Tom Eagan

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This Is the Best New Way to Cook Crispy Brussels Sprouts

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F with a rack in upper third of oven; line a large baking sheet with foil. Cut brussels sprouts in half …

Recipes

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

Healthy Eating

This One Trick Will Make Your Grits So Much Better

How do you like your grits? Whether you stir in chopped bacon, three kinds of cheese, fresh herbs, hot sauce, or keep things simple with a pat of …

Country Lifestyle

This is the Quickest Way to Ripen an Avocado

<b>“I’m making guacamole, but the avocados are hard as rocks.”</b><p><i>Vivian Tran, via e-mail</i><p><b>The Fix:</b> Place avocados in a brown paper bag with a banana, then …

Recipes

3 Great Stocks Under $10

Looking for stocks with low share prices? There aren't many worth your attention, with the possible exception of CEMEX, Cleveland-Cliffs, and Calumet …

Stocks

5 Major Differences between Scriptwriting and Copywriting

As a copywriter, I always thought that I could transfer my already-earned skills to any other form of writing until I came across scriptwriting. It …

Marketing

Why Can't People Hear What Jordan Peterson Is Saying?

A British broadcaster doggedly tried to put words into the academic’s mouth.<p>My first introduction to Jordan B. Peterson, a University of Toronto clinical psychologist, came by way of an interview that began trending on social media last week. Peterson was pressed by the British journalist Cathy …

Gender

What Is the Difference Between a Crock-Pot and an Instant Pot? - Chowhound

You probably love your slow cooker. Your Crock-Pot (yup, that’s a proper noun, brand name!) has been helping you to make hearty soups, stews, and all …

Cooking

Best Ever BBQ Chicken Kebabs

If using wooden skewers, soak for at least 30 minutes in water before grilling or broiling.<p>Mix all of the Chicken Rub Ingredients together in a small …

BBQ

Pernil Asado - The Washington Post

For the marinade: Combine the garlic, cilantro, citrus juices, oregano and water in a blender; puree to form a smooth, thick liquid. With the motor running, add the oils in a slow, steady stream until evenly incorporated.<p>For the pork: Combine the salt, oregano and pepper in a small bowl.<p>Rinse the …

Beef

Why and how PR pros should adopt the PESO model

The business world has been upended with the introduction of social media and access to better data, but the PR industry has stayed stagnant.<p>Although …

Digital Marketing

Spend Less Time Creating Content and Get Better Results With This 1 Expert Strategy

Want to get the most out of your blog post? Give these 7 repurposing tips strategies a try.<p>Without the creation of consistent content, effectively positioning your brand in the marketplace is even more difficult than it is already. Yet, by spending too much time on content, you risk losing precious …

Digital Marketing

21 Epigrams Every Man Should Live By | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Ryan Holiday.</i><p>As long as man has been alive, he has been collecting little sayings about how to live. We …

Motivation

A liberal entrepreneur set out to help West Virginians — and got a lesson in humility

On a sunny day last October, Joe Kapp ducked out of the fresh afternoon air and into the ammonia stench of an industrial chicken house. He followed Josh Frye, the owner, into the crush of 30,000 scuttling, chirping and crapping chicks, just 10 days old and still downy. Frye has three such houses …

Sheryl Sandberg

Coq au Vin (Chicken in Red Wine) - The Washington Post

Cut the bacon into lardons (rectangles 1/4 inch across and 1 inch long). Cook for 10 minutes in 2 quarts of water. Rinse in cold water. Dry.<p>Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in the pot, over medium-low heat. Add the bacon pieces and cook for about 3 minutes, until very lightly browned. Use a slotted …

Chicken Recipes

A Microwave Makes Homemade Beef Jerky a Snap in this Mad Genius Tip

Homemade beef jerky is delicious, says <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin Chapple, but he also knows there's one big issue with the process of …

Genius

Why Everyone Is Suddenly Using Ghee Over Butter

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>As Paleo, Whole30, and Keto diets continue to soar in …

Alton Brown

6 Meeting Hacks (And 1 Weird Tip) That Instantly Boost Your Credibility

Sales demo? VC pitch? Don't let your big opportunity turn into a massive waste of time.<p>This is it: the Big Meeting. You've brought a conference room's worth of people together to make an important decision, close that huge sale, or kick off a new strategic initiative. Trouble is, most of these …

Leadership

Five Must-Dos To Promote Your Digital Launch

You’ve done the heavy lifting to get your new website or campaign up and ready for the spotlight. But as we’ve all come to realize, the “if you build it, they will come” mantra simply doesn’t hold true in the digital world. Here is a checklist of five must-do things I tell clients to check off …

Digital Marketing

How to Break Down Your Big Idea and Make Your Next Move - Copyblogger

You know when you get a Big Idea for a project that lights you up and derails your to-do list for the day?<p>It could be a content series or a whole new …

Content Marketing

Cloudera: Still Massively Undervalued

Cloudera, the enterprise Hadoop/big data vendor, has seen its first big movement up since its IPO.<p>The stock had previously languished in the low …

Stocks

Light and Fluffy Coconut Macaroons Recipe

Recipe by: MMS<p>"A great recipe that makes light and fluffy coconut macaroons."<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.<p>Ingredients<p>35 …

Gluten

Spicy Low-Country Shrimp and Grits

Grits:<p>4 cups milk<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon course ground black pepper<p>1 tablespoon butter<p>1 cup stone-ground yellow grits<p>1 teaspoon red pepper flakes<p>1 …

Seafood

9 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

4 Tips To Secure Funding For Your Start-up<p>Here are 4 tips to help you secure funding for your start-up.<p>Published<p>1 week ago<p>on<p>Jan 12, 2018<p>Entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

Award-Winning Author Judy Blume Shares 6 Inspiring Tips From 50 Years of Writing (and 85 Million Books Sold)

Write the book you want to read and don't let the critics stop you from writing.<p>When I was a kid I loved to read Judy Blume books: <i>Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing</i>, <i>Blubber</i>, <i>Deenie</i>, <i>Freckle Juice</i>, <i>Superfudge</i>. They addressed themes and issues other books I was reading at the time didn't cover. Her stories …

Authors

Fangfang  Wang - MBA - Harvard Business School

“I had to think about what kind of leader I wanted to be.”<p>In China, Fangfang Wang participated in a general management training program at Mars Food …

MBA

Geologists find bacteria that takes traces of gold and turns them into nuggets

Your old mobile phone could hold value long after you throw it in the bin with a team of Australian researchers working to unlock the gold …

Australian Universities

Trick Your Brain Into Making You Richer

Our brains are often working against us, leading us to make dumb financial moves -- or to not do anything at all. Here's how to fight back.<p>We all …

Retirement

Writing Prompts: 7 Inspirational Ideas to Spark Your Creative Writing

So you’ve joined the 7 Day Creative Writing Challenge!<p>If you haven’t, get in on the action here!<p>7 Creative Writing Prompts to Spark a New Story<p>While …

Writing

How You Can Launch A Freelance Writing Career

If you have a way with words or a knack for telling stories, there's actually a way to monetize your golden tongue. Copywriting is one of those …

Freelancing