Christopher Rivera

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16 Reasons We've Got the Blues(berries)

"Blueberries as big as the end of your thumb," Robert Frost's poem, "Blueberries," begins. "Real sky-blue, and heavy, and ready to drum." We here at Food52, though, are accepting of all blueberries: small, medium, and thumb tip-sized. Size doesn't matter when they're all covered in crumble, put …

17 Easy Dinners Everyone Should Have In Their Arsenal

Back away from the instant ramen. You got this.

The 10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Sensing its market share was cratering following a September redesign of MSN.com, Microsoft quietly asked comScore to recalibrate how it reports visitor numbers for MSN and Bing.</b> Previously Microsoft's online properties had separate reports for each site, but now Microsoft is bundling all …

Social Media

Social media marketing campaigns are currently amongst the best ways to advertise your business online. Most business owners, aren't sure how to keep …

Social Media

How To Market A Franchise Using Social Media

Today, social media marketing is a must in order to stay competitive in the global, digital market. Using social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google Plus, can be a unique challenge for franchise owners who may have more restrictions on their marketing than traditional …

How Century 21 Creates Award-Winning Real-Time Social Media

Matt Gentile, Director of Social Media at Century 21, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss how his team helps support more than 103,000 …

12 Amazing Holiday Getaways Under $100

Emerging Entrepreneur Nick Unsworth: How To Market On Facebook Like A Pro

Like many entrepreneurs, Nick Unsworth has gained his greatest expertise from the times he has failed. Now he’s sharing his hard earned marketing strategies with others in the form of a new ebook, <i>The Book on</i> <i>Facebook Marketing (To Help Set Your Business and Life on Fire)</i> co-authored with fellow …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Apple plans to ship 20 million ‘phablet’ iPhone 6 handsets this year

Apple kept its cards close to its chest about the forthcoming iPhone 6 at yesterday’s WWDC keynote (and why wouldn’t it?), but new information has arrived in the form of a report from China.<p>This information suggests that Apple has been able to solve the battery issues that reportedly plagued …

How parents can use the iPad to keep their kids learning this summer

As the school year comes to an end, students look forward to summer break. Unfortunately for educators, this is the time of year that many students …

22 of the Best iOS Apps From January

2013 came and went, and we served up a gargantuan summary of some of the best apps to hit the App Store over the 12-month period ending in December. Now, with 2014 well and truly underway, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best new iOS apps from January.<p>SwiftKey Note<p>In a nutshell, SwiftkeKey …

How to Craft the Perfect Email Subject Line

<i>Dmitri Leonov is the VP of Growth at Sanebox, where he leads business development, sales and marketing efforts.</i><p>According to some estimates, more than 144 billion emails are sent every day, and sometimes, it seems like every one of them lands in your inbox. Even those of us who are tasked with …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

Chipotle Chicken Nachos Recipe

Nachos topped with chipotle-spiced ground chicken, pinto beans, and gobs of melty cheese make for a hearty party snack or an easy weeknight meal.<p><b>Read more: Chipotle Chicken Nachos</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil1 pound ground chicken1 teaspoon chili powder1 teaspoon ground cumin1 teaspoon dried …

Quick Tomato Basil Soup with Cheese Tortellini

The Future of Kitchens on Display at CES 2014

Home automation is a major trend in consumer electronics. Here at CES 2014, that trend is making its way into the kitchen, with myriad smart …

4 Facebook Secrets to Keep You Safe

Never let your boss see your embarrassing photos again<p>If your number of Facebook friends competes with your monthly mortgage payment, you may not be so happy after those embarrassing pictures from the holiday party go live: The more social circles you’re connected to on Facebook, the more anguish …

10 Luxurious Recipes for New Year's Eve

Whether it's been the most amazing year or the worst, whether it's been <i>meh</i> or great or mediocre or spectacular, New Year's Eve calls for a celebration. It calls for opulence; it calls for luxury. Because the holidays <i>still</i> aren't over; there are still oysters to be eaten, Champagne to be toasted, …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Markets

Spotify debuts Spotiamp, an ode to Winamp that streams your tunes

Just in time for Winamp's untimely demise, Spotify has announced Spotiamp, a Spotify client for Windows built by one of its engineers. It's "a small tribute to honour the great legacy of Winamp," the company says, and lets you play your music within the comfort of everybody's favorite jukebox app. …

Wickr 2.0 makes self-destructing SMS more fun

When it comes to secure text messaging, you're often entirely dependent on the whims of the message server. Wickr goes to great lengths to flip that paradigm around, handing control back to you, the sender.<p>Wickr 2.0's debut on Friday makes it much easier to invite friends to use the app, thanks to …

Why Mortgages Will Soon Be More Expensive

Homebuyers are somewhat suddenly fighting a strong tide. House prices and interest rates have been moving higher while incomes have barely budged—and …

7 Facebook Statistics You Should Know For An Engaging Facebook Page

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more engagement with your audience, which is beneficial for everyone.<p>While the best time to post is definitely …

Work Until You Die? More Middle Class Americans Say They Can Never Retire

Forget pushing retirement off a few years. A growing number of Americans believe they’ll be working until death.<p>An alarming 37% of middle class Americans believe they’ll work until they’re too sick or until they die.<p>Another 34% believes retirement will come at the ripe age of 80. Just two years ago …

Tomatoes with Crisp Fried Eggplant and Burrata

I’ve spent almost all of my adult life working at universities. For me, the year starts over again in September. This time of year always feel like a …

Barbara Kafka's Marinated Eggplant

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The best, fastest, lightest eggplant technique you haven't tried yet. (It's in the microwave. Don't be mad.)</i><p>I'd like to make an announcement: You can cook …