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40 Essential Instant Pot Links

Because I've been experimenting with the Instant Pot quite a bit lately, I've been getting a lot of questions. Many times my answer is a link. A link …

Best Ever Cheese And Garlic Crack Bread

1. To make ahead, after wrapping with foil, wrap with cling wrap as well. Store in fridge overnight or freeze to store for longer. To cook, thaw then …

WATCH: You'll Never Guess the Secret Behind Chick-fil-A's Sauce

Indeed, Chick-fil-A's original chicken sandwich is our beloved lunch companion. But there's an unsung hero of our Chick-fil-A experience: Chick-fil-A …

A Short History of My Long Drinking Life

I’ve learned to respect drinking, the craft of it, the camaraderie of it, and the importance of it in my life. I don’t want to screw up that relationship.<p>No one ever teaches you how to drink. Ride a bike, throw a baseball, or treat others with respect? Yes. Drink? Not really. For the most part, we …

Alcohol

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

Roasted Boneless Pork Loin Recipe

To prepare this roast pork loin recipe, we first rub a boneless pork loin with a simple blend of garlic and seasonings and then roast it to …

Students are Better Off without a Laptop in the Classroom

As recent high school graduates prepare for their migration to college in the fall, one item is sure to top most students’ shopping wish lists: a …

7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

The South's Best Bourbon

While it is possible to be casually into marine biology or 1970s alt-country music, chances are once you find yourself interested on the surface …

7 No-Cook Dinner Recipes for When It's Too Hot to Use the Oven

Something about summer nights makes us even less willing than usual to spend any extended period of time in the kitchen. Maybe it’s because we’d …

Healthy Eating

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• Calories 130<br>• Fat 14g<br>• Satfat 2g<br>• Monofat 0.0g<br>• Polyfat 0.0g<br>• Protein 0.0g<br>• Carbohydrate 0.0g<br>• Fiber 0.0g<br>• Cholesterol 0.0mg<br>• Iron 0.0mg<br>• Sodium 160mg<br>• Calcium 0.0mg<p>How to …

Recipes

Fish Tacos You Won’t Feel Guilty About

Though fried fish tacos are justifiably popular, here’s a taco that’s equally delicious and doesn’t come with any of the fried-food guilt. This version is made with healthy grilled snapper, which is even better when it’s grilled over hardwood chips that impart a subtle smoky flavor. Pro tip: Be …

Seafood

I was a stressed-out workaholic. Then I realized that one fear was at the root of my problems

When I was 34, I decided to start seeing a life coach. I had a good career in finance, but I knew I wanted to make a change—and I thought it would help to sort through professional options with a neutral third party.<p>Years later, my coach and I laugh about our first encounter. The first thing I said …

Loneliness

Recipe: German Glühwein

German Glühwein<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>1/2 medium orange <br>3/4 cup water <br>1/4 cup turbinado or granulated sugar <br>20 whole cloves<br>2 cinnamon sticks <br>2 whole star anise …

Turn a $60 Ikea Kitchen Cart Into a Gorgeous, Party-Ready Mini Bar

Looking for an easy way to gain entertaining space in your home without adding square footage or breaking the bank? Try customizing an off-the-shelf kitchen cart with paint, stain, and accessories to create a one-of-a-kind bar cart that suits your style and caters to guests. Set it up in the dining …

William Faulkner's Hot Toddy Recipe Is the Secret to Surviving Winter

A cocktail lesson from the boozy Southern writer.<p>William Faulkner's affinity for alcohol was no closely guarded family secret. Should you find yourself at Faulkner's grave in Oxford, Mississippi, the only appropriate way to pay homage to the great Southern wordsmith is to take a swig of bourbon, …

Creative Writing

Five Holiday Beverages for People Who Despise Eggnog

Try as I might, I just cannot bring myself to enjoy eggnog. I’m not against eggs in cocktails, but there’s something about the warm, viscous liquid I …

Eggnog

4 Ways to Make Yourself More Productive, According to an Expert

Ever needed to be productive… but you just don’t <i>feel</i> like it? And you literally end up negotiating with yourself in order to get things done?<p>I end up …

Time Management

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

Arsenio Hall

29 Cooking Hacks You Should Know By Now

Because parents really do know best.<p>"My mom used this one when I was too young to keep up with how many of something I'd put in. If you need six cups of flour, put out six M&M's. When you put a cup in, eat an M&M. Continue until they're gone." —Megan Durham, Facebook<p>"If you need to measure out …

Lost cities #8: mystery of Cahokia – why did North America's largest city vanish?

Long before Columbus reached the Americas, Cahokia was the biggest, most cosmopolitan city north of Mexico. Yet by 1350 it had been deserted by its native inhabitants the Mississippians – and no one is sure why<p>In its prime, about four centuries before Columbus stumbled on to the western hemisphere, …

24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Books

68 Easy Summer Weeknight Dinner Recipes So You Can Just Chillllllllllllll

Summer gives you permission to stop trying so hard. As in, no elaborate dinner recipes allowed. Let these 68 easy weeknight dinner recipes show you the way.

Cooking

This One-Pot Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta Will Make Your Dinner Dreams Come True

BRB drooling.<p>Servings: 4<p>8 oz linguine<p>2 Tbsp. olive oil<p>8 Tbsp. (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>4 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 tsp crushed red pepper<p>1¼ lbs large shrimp<p>Salt and pepper to taste<p>1 tsp dried oregano<p>4 cups baby spinach<p>¼ cup Parmesan<p>2 Tbsp. parsley, chopped<p>1 Tbsp. lemon juice<p>1. In a large pot, boil …

5 refreshing summer cocktails and the liquor you need to make them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Anna_Pustynnikova / Shutterstock The summer season brings with it the opportunity to enjoy refreshing adult beverages out in the …

Alcohol

20 Sizzling Father’s Day Gifts for the Grill-Obsessed Dad

If you’re on the hunt for the ultimate Father’s Day gift, surprise your grill master dad with a fancy BBQ tool or grilling accessory. With your awesome grill-inspired gift and his favorite grilling hacks, there’s no stopping him from showing the grill who’s boss. Whether he’s into sauces and …

BBQ

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.

Cooking

10 Beers to Keep on Your Radar This Summer

Forget what you know and try something new.<p>Naming the top 10 beers for summer is a fool's errand. Most people's top 10 beers for the summer are going to be the 10—or perhaps 12, or maybe 24—brews they just lugged with them to the beach, or the stadium parking lot, or even the hammock in their …

Beer

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

For these small towns, summer is the best (and prettiest) time to visit.<p>You should add these to your travel plans ASAP.

Quick and Easy Recipes For Beginners

Adios, Seamless!<p>Not the next Gordon Ramsay? Have no fear. Rather than resort to takeout, why not save money and put your kitchen to use by whipping up an epic home-cooked meal? From quick dinners to potluck dishes to mouth-watering desserts, we’ve got you covered. Check out this mega list of …