Michael Harmer

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10 Recipes Readers Love

This weekend, make Melissa Clark’s classic shrimp scampi (above), Sam Sifton’s fish tacos or any of the top dishes of the week. Click the “10 Most Popular Recipes” collection below for more recipes.<p><b>Recipe: Classic Shrimp Scampi</b><p><i>Scampi are tiny, lobster-like crustaceans with pale pink shells (also</i> …

Recipes

Hot Artichoke Spinach Dip Recipe

"This is a warm delicious dip...but it's very rich! Serve warm with tortilla chips. Garnish with extra sour cream and salsa if you like."<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

Recipes

Recipe: Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Brisket — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone loves brisket, a Texas staple. Texans — Tejanos — are especially obsessed. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and …

Cooking

Conservative Shocked to Discover Obama Doesn’t Hate White People

This week, Barack Obama delivered a long and thoughtful defense of liberalism, pluralism, and democracy against strongman populism. The themes, which …

Barack Obama

The Best Compost Bins, According to Environmental Experts

Whether you want to do the bare minimum or commit to having worms as roommates.<p>You’ve ditched plastic straws for metal ones, stocked up on reusable …

Gardening

Prawn laksa

Yield6<p>Yuki Sugiura<p>Ingredients<p>This is best made on the same day, but you can make it a day ahead. Prepare each element seperately and chill until …

Watch Aubrey Plaza Break Every Single Late Night Host for 13 Solid Minutes

The world of late night talk shows is a rigid one. All of them, from <i>The Tonight Show</i> to the <i>Late Show</i> to <i>Late Night</i> to <i>The Late Late Show</i> follow more or …

Comedy

10 PowerShell cmdlets you can use instead of CMD commands

CMD has been around for decades, but PowerShell has become a more efficient tool for managing Microsoft products. These PowerShell cmdlets can knock …

Linux

Chicken-Fried Oyster Sandwich

Special equipment: a deep fryer and a deep-fry thermometer<p>For the tartar sauce: Combine the mayonnaise, gherkins, capers, lemon zest and lemon juice …

Recipes

Major TV Shootout Results: OLED And QLED Both Score Key Wins

On Sunday, internationally respected UK AV website HDTVTest held its annual TV shootout, pitting four current flagship TVs against each other before an audience of AV fans. And it’s fair to say that the results, as voted for by that AV fan audience, make for fascinating reading.<br>The shootout was …

Living Rooms

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili - The Real Food Dietitians

Ingredients<p>1 ½ lbs. Boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs<br>• 1 Tbsp. ghee or avocado oil <i>(for stovetop version only)</i><br>• 1 medium onion, diced<br>• 1 medium …

Food

IRS Unlocks The 'Door' For High-Income Savers

For years, there’s been a debate raging in the financial planning community surrounding something that’s colloquially become known as “The Back-Door Roth IRA.” Some practitioners (including myself) have been advocates of the planning strategy, which involves a two-step process that effectively …

Retirement

Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks Recipe

"This is an elegantly simple way to cook tuna that any restaurant would be jealous of!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 (5 ounce) ahi tuna steaks<p>1 teaspoon kosher …

Recipes

I was a real Republican, before the 'wingnuts' took over my party

Trump is a danger to our nation and a disgrace to the Republican Party, but GOP leaders have decided they want to keep inflicting him on America.<p>About the same time the Trump administration had perfected its cruelty against families and children, the Hamilton County Republican Party in Cincinnati …

Ronald Reagan

Pwned Passwords V3 is Now Live!

Over recent weeks, I've begun planning the release of the 3rd version of Pwned Passwords. If you cast your mind back, version 1 came along in August …

IT security

Hush Puppies

John and Elise Russ created an inventive Southern-inspired menu for their San Antonio restaurant, Clementine, which opened earlier this year to rave …

Recipes

Here are the 16 leaking VPNs to avoid

A VPN is a virtual private network—a way to protect and encrypt your web traffic from prying eyes. There are dozens of VPN services available, but …

Information Systems

Paneer (Home Made) Recipe

"Paneer is an essential ingrediant in Indian cooking. Often people substitue riccotta or some other kind of cheese. But they never taste the same and …

Recipes

Here's How Much Money You Save By Cooking At Home

Intuitively, we all know there are benefits to cooking at home. You can use healthier ingredients, set portions to a reasonable size, avoid food allergies, and of course you can save money compared to ordering restaurant delivery or using a meal kit service.<p>But just how much money do you save by …

Cooking

The one thing that blinds you to the best in others

A few years back, a buddy of mine named Harry was dating someone new. Harry was excited because she was pretty and shared the same interests.<p>One day, …

Self-help

Coconut Rice Noodles with Ginger and Turmeric

4 servings<p>This is a weeknight pantry curry that comes together in the time it takes to boil water for the rice noodles. Fast! For this recipe, blooming the ginger, turmeric, and black pepper in oil is essential for releasing their aromatic properties into the coconut milk-based sauce.<p>August …

Recipes

Fried Ice Cream with Cereal Crust

Hot and crunchy on the outside, cold and creamy on the inside -- these cereal-crusted ice cream balls are the perfect project for someone with a …

Ice Cream

Creamy Bacon Mushroom Thyme Chicken

Creamy Bacon Mushroom Thyme Chicken<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>25 mins<p>Total time<p>35 mins<p>Creamy Bacon Mushroom Thyme Chicken is honestly one of the best …

These Images Can Alter Your Vision For Months

Warning: These images may affect your vision for days or even months if you look too long. The damage isn’t irreparable, though, and the worst …

Cherry Blossom

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

Stoya: 'I thought female sexuality was an OK thing?'

For porn to be of any positive use in the world, we need to start defining what exactly it is<p>Dubbed “the pop star of porn” by Village Voice, Stoya is an award-winning performer in adult films, a director, a podcast host and, among other credits I don’t have space to list, an all-round entrepreneur. …

Marvel Super Heroes

Can my employer read emails in my Gmail account?

I work for a large company and use the Gmail set up for my account. As a senior manager, I have many confidential conversations internally and externally via email.I have found out that one of the tech guys accesses employee’s emails when requested to carry out checks by the CEO. Do they have the …

Information Systems

The Gates Foundation spent $775m on a Big Data education project that was worse than useless

Kudos to the Gates Foundation, seriously: after spending $775m on the Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching, a Big Data initiative to improve …

Education

Sweet Chili Thai Sauce Recipe

"A savory sauce to use as a dip with shrimp or spring rolls, in stir-fries and noodle dishes, even on whole wheat pizza crust instead of typical …

Recipes