Erik Dawson

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24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

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The Best Way to Make Eggs, According to BA Staffers

From scrambled to poached to boiled, here's how Bon Appétit staffers like their eggs.<p>When discussing the perfect method for frying eggs the other day, we realized: There is no right way to make eggs, only preferences. Some prefer crispy, lacy edges on their fried eggs; some like them just set, with …

How to Make Breakfast Salads

There's always a place for pancakes, but salads should become your new weekday workhorse breakfast. Here's how to build a salad you'll actually want to eat first thing in the morning.<p>At <i>Bon Appétit</i>, we all agree: Salad is awesome. We eat it for lunch. We eat it for dinner. We'll happily call it a …

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Capital One Buys The Beloved Level Money App

This week, Capital One announced the purchase of Level Money–a cleanly designed mobile investment app billed as the “Mint for millennials,” and which racked up over 700,000 downloads in 14 months.<p>What makes Level Money more than mere marketing? Its unique interface doesn’t just tell you the cash in …

5 Social Good Business Trends To Watch In 2015

Recycling goes upscale. Reuse becomes aspirational. Take a look at the social good trends that will help companies market their brands this year.<p>It’s the start of the new year, and everyone is wondering what is ahead. Questions run the gamut from “Could it be as bad as last year?” to “What kind of …

How one mom stays organized living in 500 square feet

<i>She writes about living in tiny spaces in</i> her new <i>"Simple</i> <i>Matters</i><i>," and to help get that clutter under control, Boyle is sharing six things she has learned about keeping a home organized with TODAY Home.</i><p><b>1. Get rid of as much as you can.</b> In a small space, I’ve found that going through the ritual of …

10 Podcasts That Are Music to Our Ears

Whether we’re rocking out to Gwen Stefani’s emoji-filled music video or sporting the latest metallic earbuds, music gets us through those long commutes and pumps us up during those last sweaty minutes of our workout. Take your music game to the next level and widen your podcast horizon. This …

5 money-saving apps picked by Jean Chatzky

Made a New Year's resolution to start saving more money? Here are five apps that'll make it easier to get there!<p><b>Raise Mobile</b><br>Raise allows you to purchase discounted gift cards to be used instantly. It uses your phone’s location services to find savings, then allows you to securely purchase cards and …

30 Indulgent Winter Recipes to Help You Add that 'Extra Layer'

As the temperature drops, you *could* buy a new winter coat to stay warm—but it'd be much more fun to add on layers with these mega-indulgent recipes.<p>With bathing suit season months away and nothing stretching before us but a cold, gray, blustery, and desolate winter (ugh), we're setting aside the …

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13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

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14 Tips To Make 2015 Your Most Productive Year Yet

We talk to the most productive people all year, here are their best productivity tips for 2015.<p>In case you haven’t noticed, we’re a little obsessed with productivity.<p>To make your quest for a more productive self this year something you can really work towards, we asked some of the most productive …

’90s-Era Postcards of D.C. Punk Luminaries and Their Cars

Washington, D.C. artist and curator Cynthia Connolly hails from the early DIY scene and was a longtime employee of indie punk label Dischord Records …

20 Simple Vegetable Soups

SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery/Simple-Vegetable-Soups<p>article<p>These vegetable soups highlight everything from squash to scallions; pair them with …

7 Quick and Fresh Dinners to Make in January

These fast, winter dinner recipes rely on little helpers like anchovies and roasted citrus to perk up your weeknight meals.<p><b>In the middle of winter,</b> <b>sometimes</b> you need to find creative ways to breathe new life into your weeknight dinners. Lend your meals a little help from flavor boosters like briny …

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Ben Horowitz Explains Why Silicon Valley Is Banking On Bitcoin

Bitcoin is an untraceable, all-digital form of money with no government regulation, probably best known as the crypto-currency used to buy illegal drugs on the underground website Silk Road. But it’s inching its way toward legitimacy, with major retailers and services like Overstock and Dish …

7 Lessons Brooklyn Bowl’s Founder Learned The Hard Way

How Peter Shapiro turned an abandoned barn in Williamsburg into one of New York’s hottest music venues, complete with a bowling alley, concert hall, and restaurant.<p>When Peter Shapiro and his partner Charley Ryan stumbled on a 23,000-square-foot barn from the 1880s on a derelict corner in Brooklyn, …

Why We Should Stop Telling Millennials to Get 'Real' Jobs

I spent years denying my millennial status. Even as I type this, it feels like an apology. Maybe this is because the only words that seemed to be …

Infographic: How Color Affects Our Purchasing Habits

There's a reason Tide is bright orange: the color is aggressive, it screams for a call to action, "buy me, buy me, buy me." Black means luxury. Banks …

What I Learned While Pretending to Be Unbanked

LOS ANGELES — If you live in a big U.S. city, you probably whiz through an intersection like this one all the time.<p>On the southeast corner of South …

7 Things You Should Do Before Launching a Beacon Program

<i>Sam Gaddis is the Chief Innovation Officer at Mutual Mobile.</i><p>The buzz around beacons is substantial. Up to now it has been predominantly contained to retail, with brands salivating over the prospect of being able to reach their customers long before they make their way to the sales counter, but a …

12 Tricked-Out Tiny Houses, And Why They Cost So Much

Earth Day arrived last week, ushering in the usual flood of planet-friendly events–from rain barrel contests to the animated Google doodle featuring the puffer fish and Japanese macaque. Among the most fascinating of the stories, by my count, is the tiny house.<p>Fueled by backlash from the financial …

The 100 Best Brunch Spots In The US

"It's appealing to diners because they don't have to dress to the nines if they don't feel like it. And it's an excuse to have a cocktail at noon on a Sunday," she told Business Insider.<p>In a newly released list of the best brunch spots in the U.S., OpenTable found restaurants that are taking the …

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A tale of two cities: poor New Yorkers demand a slice of Manhattan's action

A man calling himself "Uncle" surveys the scene. It's growing dark, and a misty rain is falling over Brownsville, in central Brooklyn, over rows of social housing blocks that rise into the clouds. Above us, the No 3 subway line runs on elevated tracks, held up by rusty scaffolding that shakes …

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …