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You Know French Onion Soup—But Do You Know Its (Less Fussy) Tuscan Mother?

Ask a Florentine and they will tell you that onion soup is Tuscan, not French. The Tuscan version, known as carabaccia (pronounced <i>kar-a-ba-cha</i>), is documented in Renaissance recipe books—usually a soup of sliced onions stewed in vegetable broth, thickened with ground almonds, spiced with …

6 Expert Tips to Help You Get Fitter Than Ever in 2018

If you're just starting out at the gym for the first time, it can be a daunting task to embark on solo. Just remember, though, that every single fitness trainer and guru you look up to began in exactly the same place you're in now — and if they can get to where they are, so can you.<p>Whether you're …

These 5 One-Pot Dinners Prove the Power of Ground Beef

If you're stumped about what to make for dinner, having a pound of ground beef in the fridge or freezer will most definitely help you to figure it …

5 Things I'm Psyched to Cook This Week

Not sure what to cook this week? We've got some ideas.<p>Every day as I write <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s daily newsletters, I come across tons of older recipes that I want to make. I write them down in a "what to cook" notepad document on my phone and promptly forget about them. That's going to change starting... …

Here’s How To Avoid Drawing A Blank In The Middle Of Your Presentation

These four techniques can keep the tumbleweeds from rolling through your brain while you’re in the spotlight.<p>You’re halfway through your talk, and so far it’s going great. You feel confident, and your audience seems to be responding. Then, out of nowhere, your mind goes blank. Crickets. …

'Silent Start': The Brilliant (and Surprising) Meeting Method I Learned From Amazon's Jeff Bezos

Why giving your meetings a "silent start" can help brilliant ideas emerge.<p>We've all been there: wasting precious time in a meeting that is headed nowhere fast.<p>There are lots of reasons this happens, but often it comes down to a lack of preparation. Think about it: You can send an agenda in advance, …

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The 15 best business books to read this summer

The best kind of summer reading is a book that's both informative and entertaining — a book that makes you feel smarter without boring you to tears.<p>They're not always easy to find, but lucky you — we've found 15 of them. Below, you'll see some of our favorite business books from this year and …

50 Best Resources When Learning to Code

Introduction<p>Learning to code has slowly become a valuable asset. Regardless of your profession, understanding coding and technology is a valuable …

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21 Vegetarian Dishes for When Cooking Doesn't Fit In Your Agenda

On the most frantic, things-flying-through-the-air days, I make careful hour-by-hour to-do lists. But no matter how detailed they are, I often forget to take into account that I have to feed myself. And if I want to cook, cooking takes time—as does getting groceries, and scrubbing dishes. Petition …

10 Recipes That Are Perfect For The Instant Pot

Dinner made in no time.<p>We all want dinner when we want it ― which is right away. That’s why we’re so grateful for the Instant Pot. It combines the convenience of a slow cooker with the speed of a pressure cooker.<p>Pressure cookers have gotten a bad reputation because back in the day, they would …

Chunky Beef, Cabbage and Tomato Soup (Instant Pot or Stove Top)

Ground beef, cabbage, vegetables and tomatoes, this is the perfect soup to clean out your fridge! And it’s super easy to make.

The 10 commandments for financial success: Follow these rules and grow richer

Wouldn't it be nice if your paycheck came with an instruction manual? "After rent and student loan payments, you can spend up to $250 on fun this …

Personal Finance

The Best Paleo Crock Pot Recipes Out There

Set it and forget it.<p>Just because you want to eat like a caveman doesn’t mean you have to cook like one. The Paleo diet may ask you to give up bread and cheese, but there’s no reason to not enjoy the convenience of the kitchen’s most prized appliance: the Crock Pot.<p>In fact, many Paleo-friendly …

Crock Pot Cauliflower Chicken Chili

This easy paleo chili recipe is a real crowd pleaser! It's loaded with vegetables—and it has secret ingredient standing in for the beans.<p>This chili …

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Crock Pot Balsamic Pork Roast

4<p><i>4 / 5 (10 Reviews)</i><p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>5 Freestyle Points 214 calories<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>6-8 hours<p>I love making pork in the slow …

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The new way to tell if you’ve saved enough for retirement

The standard measure of how well-prepared people are for retirement is very close to useless.<p>This gauge is called the replacement ratio. You're supposed to save enough money to generate annual income of about 70 per cent of what you grossed in your peak working years. Some experts say 50 per cent …

8 Stews That Are As Easy As They Are Comforting

Stay warm all season long with Food Network's best stews.<p>Much like warming soups and chilis, stews are a cool-weather classic that often deliver a …

Ready for the Super Bowl? Score big with these 20 recipes

Super wings, grilled shrimp cocktail, double-chocolate brownies, stuffed peppers, beer nuts and more. The Super Bowl is this Sunday — do you have a game plan ready to feed your hungry fans? Beyond the big screen TV and a cooler stocked with ice cold drinks, this is one party that's all about the …

Slow Cooker Chili Recipes That Are Perfect For Game Day

These are the chili recipes your life's been missing.<p>There are so many ways to make use of your Crock Pot this Super Bowl Sunday. You could use it to make some meatballs, wings or even pizza. You could even use it to make something sweet. But one of the more natural uses for the slow cooker ― and …

Do You Know How to Calculate Your Net Worth?

Your net worth can be an extremely useful tool in measuring your economic status and overall financial progress from year to year. Your net worth is …

Personal Finance

Where Can I Find a Financial Goals Worksheet to Stay on Track?

This Financial Goals Worksheet Will Keep You on Track<p>Planning Makes It Happen<p>Updated January 24, 2018<p>Dealing with money responsibly when you don't …

Slow Cooker Beef Chili Recipe

<i>This slow cooker beef chili is easy as can be to make, satisfying beyond words to taste. All you do is dump the familiar chili ingredients in a</i> …

England Is Looking for Someone to Live on This Idyllic Island and Care for Seal Pups

Here's how you can apply for the job of a lifetime.<p>Ever felt the urge to up sticks and experience another beautiful part of the country? This could be the perfect career change for you.<p>The National Trust in England is looking for someone to work as a ranger on The Farne Islands, one of Britain's …

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15 Design Secrets to Steal From Professional Home Stagers

Trust the professionals when they say details really do matter.<p>If you're a fan of HGTV, you appreciate the power of home stagers — a.k.a. the people who sweep in after a makeover and turn the shell of a house into a warm and inviting home. Use their secrets in your own abode to make it just as …

Crock Pot Stew Recipes To Get You Through The Winter

Hearty, comforting and easy-to-make meals<p>The slow cooker is a wintertime staple. It whips up some hearty dinners, makes some incredibly easy breakfasts and can even put together a pretty mean chili. And that’s not all. The slow cooker is a master at one of our favorite cold-weather dishes. We’re …

Slow Cooker Healthy Chicken Pot Pie Stew

<b>All the tastiness of chicken pot pie in an easy and healthy slow cooker version.</b>I think we can all probably agree that there’s not much better than a …

Spicy Fried Chicken Drumsticks

(1)<p>45 minutes<p>Fried chicken is a perfect option for an easy midweek dinner. It's also a healthy option with this Airfryer recipe which means more …

This Yoga Sequence Is Even Better Than a Before-Bed Massage

Yoga before bed can be some of your best defense against insomnia. By calming down your body and your mind, you're putting yourself in a better position for sweet and restful slumber. Ready to get to bed? This yoga sequence will save the day.<p>— <i>Additional reporting by Jenny Sugar</i>

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The 20 best one-pot recipes: part 1

Observer Food Monthly’s recipe selection, from Nigella Lawson’s roast chicken to Anna Jones’s magic veg spaghetti<p>• 20 best one-pot recipes: part 2<p>I am back to familiar territory with this: the smell of chicken roasting with lemon, rosemary and garlic has always seemed to me the essence of all that …

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Mexican-Style Slow-Cooker Pork Roast with Chipotle Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Chipotle Sauce<p>One 28-ounce can whole tomatoes<br>• 2 tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo (about 3 chiles)<br>• 5 garlic cloves<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth<p>Pork Roast<p>1 4-pound boneless pork shoulder roast, butterflied<br>• Kosher salt and …

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