Linda Thomas

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10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

10 Potato Sides That Every Home Cook Should Know — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you're feeling like your dinner plate is missing something, it's probably missing potatoes. The crowd-pleaser rounds out just about any meal and …

Sweet Potatoes

Medicare supplement plans are changing: What you need to know

CHICAGO (Reuters) - If you are buying a Medicare supplemental policy in the United States, make sure you choose your insurance carefully over the next few months.<p>At the end of 2019, the doors will close on Plan F, which is considered the Cadillac plan of supplemental insurance policies known as …

Insurance

6 Behaviors That Push People Away From You

While the right people will always accept us for who we are, there are some behaviors we demonstrate that make it difficult for them to do so. …

Self-help

The 4 Best Humidifiers For Dry Skin

No matter the type of climate you live in, dry indoor air can cause chapped, dehydrated skin. But the good news is, using one of the best humidifiers …

Dry Skin

10 Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipes That’ll Make You So Glad It’s Fall Again

I have to admit: Pumpkin is my favorite type of pie, but I only eat it in the fall. I know I’m not alone in this seasonal habit. After all, most …

Pumpkin Pie

My Favorite Pot Roast Recipe

"This is the oven version that is the original I got from my mother. It is unbelievably delicious."<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>1 (4 pound) …

Recipes

Laura Bush's Cowboy Cookies Recipe

Former First Lady Laura Bush is credited with putting these delicious oat-, coconut-, and pecan-stuffed chocolate chip cookies, now known as Cowboy …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

This Tiny Fish Can Recognize Itself In a Mirror. Is It Self-Aware?

Animals<p>The cleaner wrasse joins humans, chimpanzees, dolphins, and a select few other animals that can pass a long-standing intelligence test.<p>It’s almost automatic—if you notice a smudge when you look in the mirror, you wipe it off. Seems simple, but only a few particularly clever species such as …

Fish

8 Weird Things Linked to Memory Loss Later in Life

These lesser known factors may affect your risk of dementia, or serve as an early warning sign.<p>Science suggests that what’s good for your body is …

Alzheimer's Disease

34 Easy Cookie Recipes To Satisfy Your Cookie Cravings

These easy cookie recipes will have warm, delicious cookies ready to eat in under 30 minutes. From mixing bowl to plate (to stomach!), these recipes …

Dessert

Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake

Cooking spray<p>1 3/4 c.<p>all-purpose flour<p>3/4 tsp.<p>baking powder<p>2 tsp.<p>ground cinnamon<p>1 tsp.<p>kosher salt<p>1/4 tsp.<p>ground nutmeg<p>1/2 c.<p>(1 stick) butter, softened<p>…

Recipes

Homemade Italian Cream Cake

Preheat oven to 325f degrees.<p>Spray a 9x13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray (like Baker’s Joy.)<p>In a large mixing bowl (or in the stand of an …

Dessert

Fresh Apple Walnut Cake Recipe

"Moist cake with wonderful flavor that improves the next day. Needs no frosting."<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>1 teaspoon …

Dessert

Recipe: Sheet Pan Home Fries — Recipes from The Kitchn

Don't spend any more of your life reserving home fries for weekends only. This big-batch, sheet pan method lets you cook your home fries once and eat …

Cooking

32 Sausage & Beef Soup Recipes

These meaty sausage and beef soup recipes will warm you from head to toe. They satisfy even the biggest appetites!<p>Garden Vegetable Beef Soup<p>This soup …

Cooking

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Tinga — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you're not already familiar with smoky-sweet chicken tinga, know this — it is your ticket to the most delicious shredded chicken tacos you'll …

Slow Cookers

Olive oil can be a scam. Make sure you’re getting the good stuff

There is a particular feeling of panic and dismay that one experiences in front of shelves stocked with olive oil. Extra virgin, virgin, pure, cold-pressed, Italian, Greek, Californian—which is best? And what about all those reports of fake or adulterated olive oils, and corruption in the industry? …

Recipes

This $13 Portable Humidifier Lets You Say Goodbye To Sleepless Nights (No Matter Where You’re Sleeping)

<b>* USB compatibility for added convenience</b><b><br>* Simple, efficient and very easy to use</b><b><br>* No-spill approach to refilling</b><p>Sweat less, sneeze less and …

Portable

Here’s how to learn absolutely anything, according to a world expert

It’s easy to get discouraged when we’re trying to learn a difficult new subject. But according to the creator of one of the world’s most successful online courses, almost anyone can learn anything—with the right technique.<p>Barbara Oakley, an engineering professor at Oakland University in Rochester, …

Language Learning

8 Things You Should Know Before Buying A Smart Doorbell, Like Nest Hello Or Ring

Here's how to gauge whether that upgrade is truly worth it.<p>Let's be real: These days, whenever somebody rings the doorbell, there's a 90 percent chance it's someone you're not expecting, often trying to sell you something. Or your nosy neighbor, eager to poll you on whether that mole on her back …

8 secrets grocery stores don't want you to know

Groceries<p>Supermarkets use lots of subtle ways to get you to put more in your cart — here are some ways to avoid buying more than you need.<p>Unlike making a big purchase, it's easy to be a little more complacent with grocery shopping — after all, it's tiring to be on guard, comparison shopping week …

Onions

Old Bay Hush Puppies Recipe

*No puppies were harmed during the making of this recipe.*<p>Makes about 4 dozen<p>Prep: 10 minutes<p>Total: 30 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups|230 grams all-purpose flour<p>1 1/2 cups|270 grams cornmeal<p>3 tablespoons granulated sugar<p>2 tablespoons baking powder<p>1 tablespoon baking soda<p>1 tablespoon Old Bay …

Recipes

26 Copycat Restaurant Side Dishes

We’ll show you to make all of your favorite restaurant side dishes at home—like copycat Boston Market mac and cheese, copycat KFC coleslaw, copycat …

Cooking