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What Legendary Journalist Tom Brokaw Has Learned from Fly Fishing

Tom Brokaw has practiced the art of fly fishing for more than 30 years. The renowned journalist and author is one of the sport’s most famous …

Fishing

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

Pork Belly Bahn Mi Bowl with Pickled Carrots

Rice noodles can replace the rice in this deconstructed version of the popular Vietnamese sandwich. Just cook 12 oz. (375 g) dried noodles in boiling water according to the package directions, drain, rinse with cold water and toss with a little sesame oil. <b>Pork Belly Bahn Mi Bowl with Pickled …

Food Preservation

This French onion soup is an ideal winter meal

For those weekends when you can get away and enjoy the snow-covered countryside — or those cold winter nights where you just want to curl up on the …

A New Year, a New (Easier!) Way to Eat Oatmeal

Nearly five years ago, Molly Wizenberg wrote about Heidi Swanson’s baked oatmeal on her blog, Orangette. I made it promptly and soon found myself making it regularly, taking Molly’s suggestion to stir together the dry ingredients the night before to minimize the effort in the morning. A few months …

Breakfast

Creamy Blueberry-Pecan Oatmeal Recipe

From the EatingWell Kitchen<p>In this satisfying, on-the-go oatmeal recipe, protein-rich Greek yogurt, crunchy pecans and sweet berries make this the …

Shaved Fennel Salad with Provolone Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Shaved fennel salad with provolone and olives and lemon is simple and lovely and Italian. It's a contemporary combination of</i> …

Audiophilia Forever: An Expensive New Year’s Shopping Guide

Here are some of the most beautiful recorded musical sounds that I have heard in the past few weeks: the matched horns and clarinet, very soft, in Duke Ellington’s “Mood Indigo,” recorded in 1950; Buddy Holly, in his just-hatched-this-morning voice, singing “Everyday,” recorded in 1957; the London …

The Sauce That Gets Me Excited to Eat Plain Old Steamed Vegetables

<i>The new year is a time to reset, especially in the kitchen. To help you get there, we've partnered with Eggland's Best to highlight dishes that are satisfying and nourishing, but light enough that they won't feel over-indulgent. All are made even more delicious with EB eggs.</i><p>What’s that famous …

Recipes

These Guitar Apps Will Teach You to Shred Like Slash

Mastering the guitar is a classic fantasy. But if you’re wary of hiring a teacher who’ll only show you the simplest chords while reminiscing about the time he opened for Sugar Ray, consider going digital. This might be the best time in history to learn (or relearn) the instrument from home. Whether …

Guitar

Hoisinful Nine Dragon Chinese Ribs Recipe

In August 1972, I was 23 and a senior at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Don't ask why it took me so long to get to be a senior. My best …

19 Keto Lunches That Will Help You Stick to Your Resolutions

It’s probably not surprising that the vast majority of New Year’s resolutions have something to do with food and diet. It could be ditching gluten or …

Decadent Chocolate Orange Layer Cake

I really like this chocolate orange layer cake…and there are 2 main reasons for that: I love chocolate and orange combination and is really easy to …

Recipe: Creamy Cheesecake Cookies

Creamy Cheesecake Cookies<p>Makes 24 cookies<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/2 teaspoon baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>1/4 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 cup …

Why The Great Gatsby Remains The Best Reflection Of The American Dream

We say ​the book is the Great American Novel of the 20th Century - it is looking pretty prescient of the 21st Century too<p>TPG via Getty Images<p><i>The</i> …

How to use ACV and kombucha to make the perfect whiskey cocktail

<i>Although</i> <i>Clean Food Dirty City founder Lily Kunin is known for her healthy, plant-based recipes, she turns out to be a pretty mean mixologist, too. Of</i> …

Make These Smitten Kitchen Chicken Marsala Meatballs ASAP

If you love chicken marsala, you've got to try this smart twist on the classic dish. Instead of pounding chicken breast until thin and dredging it in …

Ricotta Orange Pound Cake

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan with butter. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Stir …

I Bet Making One Of These 15 Soups Will Cheer You Up

It's that time of the year.

This Bone Marrow Fried Rice Is the Stuff of Dreams

Chef Brandon Kida of L.A.'s Hinoki and the Bird has created something magnificent. And you can make it at home.<p>Not all fried rices are created equal. …

Our Best Tomato Sauce Recipes To Use Up Your Jar of Tomato Paste

Fancy yourself a true pasta aficionado? If you answered "yes," you know that tomato sauce is anything but boring. Whether you're looking for simple, …

Asian-Style Ribs on the Grill

Though they taste great slathered with traditional American barbecue sauce, ribs also stand up well to bold Asian flavors. Here are some tips for …

7 Lazy, Veggie-Packed Dinner Ideas

We all have those days when we feel so tired and lazy that the thought of assembling dinner feels daunting. The good news is that it doesn't have to …

Chinese Meatballs Recipe

IMAGE Dairy Darilag<p>These pork meatballs are, in essence, siomai without the wrapper. Yum! The flavorful broth will give them lots of flavor.<p><i>More from</i> …

How to change minds and influence people's behaviour

To Survive in Tough Times, Restaurants Turn to Data-Mining

The early diners are dawdling, so your 7:30 p.m. reservation looks more like 8. While you wait, the last order of the duck you wanted passes by. Tonight, you’ll be eating something else — without a second bottle of wine, because you can’t find your server in the busy dining room. This is not your …

Hospitality
Productivity

How To Make Southern-Style Fruit Cobbler with Any Fruit

Cobbler may be the best reason to turn on the stove in the summer. Jammy fruit, crisp and buttery topping — all you need is a scoop of ice cream.<p>This …

The Ideal Lemon Bar: A Fierce Filling and a Strong Supporting Crust

When the pastry chef Shuna Lydon was preparing for the opening of Bouchon, the chef Thomas Keller’s supposedly casual and impossibly perfect French bistro in Napa Valley, he told her it would be the hardest thing she’d ever done — more difficult than her work creating desserts like white truffle …

Baking