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These Flavorful Pork Chops Start with One Pan & Jar of Salsa

Pat the pork chops completely dry with paper towels, then generously season all over with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a 10-inch …

Recipes

How to Summarize a Plot

5 Components of a Plot in Narrative Essays and Creative Nonfiction<p>Every story that you read follows a series of events that range from the …

Creative Writing

How to start writing: just don’t plan it

Forget the “perfect start” and write what comes next.<p>If you’re waiting to “be ready”, to start off with the perfect article or chapter of your book, …

Writing

Do These 4 Exercises To Fix Your Bad Posture

These Pilates moves can help un-slouch your back and improve your posture to alleviate chronic pain.<p>Are you slouching? Caught you! Just think: How many times a day do you look down to check your phone? Use your computer? Drive your car? So many of us get into a bad habit of slouching throughout …

Yoga

Make These Zucchini Lasagna Roll-Ups for a Low-Carb Dinner — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Zucchini

A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids pay attention — even if they don't have to.<p>They would bring two kids, between the ages 5 to 11, into a room and have them sit at two tables.<p>Then they had a research …

Kids

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

Workouts

20 Publishers Accepting Nonfiction — No Agent Required

Here are twenty publishers seeking nonfiction. They are looking for a wide range of subjects, including art, theater, children’s nonfiction, …

Human Rights

Don't Want to Work Today? Just Do This

I procrastinated for an hour before writing this article. After coming up with the idea, I left my home office and drove through traffic in the rain to a nearby shop. There, I debated whether or not to buy a new pair of trainers.<p>I didn’t even need a pair of trainers. I just wanted to avoid work. It …

Time Management

Advice from Kurt Vonnegut that Every Writer Needs to Read

I can give you professional writing advice until the cows come home, but at the end of the day, I’m not a bestselling author or a member of America’s …

Writing

This Is Why Small Talk Makes Some People So Anxious

A therapist gave us advice for how to get over it.<p>It can be difficult to know the difference between having social anxiety and being awkward, introverted, or shy. The American Psychological Association’s <i>Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders</i> defines social anxiety as “a persistent …

Depression

26 Delicious Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner

There really isn't a more versatile ingredient to always have on hand in the refrigerator than eggs. Eggs help us start our days off right and give …

Cooking

Writing an Outline: 19 Surprising Ways This Could Kill Your Book

IF YOUR BOOK IDEA is your baby, you probably want to give that baby the absolute best start in life. So, will writing an outline for your book kill …

Writing

Grilled Mustard-Rosemary Chicken

Preparation<p>Heat a gas grill to medium high.<br>• Remove the tenderloins from the chicken breasts for more even cooking; reserve for another use. Put the …

Recipes

A Regional Guide to Barbecue Sauces

Just as those in Northern cities and states lay claim to different styles of pizza, hot dogs and clam chowder, many in the South have passionate …

BBQ

The 1 Trick to Know for the Best BBQ Chicken from the Oven

Sticky-sweet BBQ chicken is the quintessential summer dinner that shouldn't be limited to the lucky folks with backyard grills. The oven has the …

Recipes

How to Instant Pot: Mastering All the Functions of the One Pot That Will Change the Way You Cook Kindle Edition

Master the revolutionary appliance that is changing the way we cook!<p>The only Instant Pot cookbook that is organized by function, <i>How to Instant Pot</i> is …

brine chuck roast

https://www.bigoven.com/recipe/brine-for-pot-roast/458873<p>12 hr 15 min - ‎123 cal<p><i>Brine</i> for <i>Pot Roast</i> recipe: Generic <i>brine</i> especially good for beef …

Our 10 Easiest Skillet Meals — Recipes from The Kitchn

There's a reason skillet dinners have a regular place in my meal plans: These one-pan dinners are easy to pull off any night of the week and they …

Cooking

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

Secrets Of A Maya Supermom: What Parenting Books Don't Tell You

There's no other way to put it: Maria de los Angeles Tun Burgos is a supermom.<p>She's raising five children, does housework and chores — we're talking about fresh tortillas every day made from stone-ground corn — and she helps with the family's business in their small village about 2 1/2 hours west …

Parenting

11 No-Cook Summer Dishes Because You Just Wanna Be Outside

I love my kitchen, I really do. But lately, I’ve been searching for every excuse under the sun to get outside. Whether it’s taking a long walk home from work, bringing my weekend reading to the park, or slipping outside for lunch, I’m making the most of our warm, sunny weather.<p>That’s right: We’re …

Healthy Eating

The beginner's guide to writing a novel | The Guardian Members

<b>Would you like to write a novel, but don’t know where to start? Join author Tim Lott for this introductory masterclass on the basic skills you need to get writing.</b><p>It may sound far-fetched, but it's true that anyone can learn the key qualities that publishers look for in a novel. While only a few of …

Writing

Plot Point 2 In The Context Of The Story Arc

It’s the end of act II and all is lost. Your protagonist must work hard to get what she wants or lose everything.The story arc has been around for …

Creative Writing

The Only Guide You’ll Need If You Want To Finish Your Novel In 3 Months

The Five Rules You’ll Need To SucceedThese days it seems the internet is filled with life hacks and guides to help you live your best life ever. I …

Productivity

How To Use Apple Pay On iPhone: The Complete Guide For Reluctant Users

Apple Pay has been around since October 2014 in the U.S. and July 2015 in the U.K. More countries have followed suit since. It’s an Apple product so, as you’d expect, it’s intuitive and straightforward to use, right? Well, mostly, yes.<p>But I find a lot of people I talk to (really, a lot), don’t use …

Apple Pay

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

Yoga

Have Dinner in Paris with This Creamy Mustard Chicken Recipe

Skillet Creamy French Mustard Chicken<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>2 pounds bone-in chicken thighs<br>Kosher salt<br>Freshly ground black pepper <br>1/2 cup …

Recipes

The Fastest, Fanciest One-Skillet Chicken and Greens Dinner

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the chicken, season with salt and pepper, and sauté until cooked through, 5 to …

The Chicken Thigh Recipe I've Been Making for Years

There needs to be a revolution in the poultry world. While many people think that boneless, skinless chicken breasts are the end-all-be-all for a …