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Writers, you should be using an email signature, too. Here are 4 free ways to make one.

One of the most compelling reasons to use an email signature is that it’s the digital version of a business card. Instead of digging through old messages to find the one where you mentioned your phone number, people can look at your email signature and see all the contact details they need.<p>Plus, …

Jalapeño Poppers with Smoked Gouda

The moderate heat of jalapeños is a perfect counterbalance to this rich filling, a combination of cream cheese and smoked Gouda. The results are …

How to convert slow cooker recipes into Instant Pot recipes

There are two ways you can use an Instant Pot to replace a basic slow cooker. You can either put it in Slow Cook mode or you can pump up the speed and make the recipe using Pressure Cook mode. Here are some tips for doing both.<p>How to use an Instant Pot as a slow cooker<p>You can cook just about …

The Best Instant Pot Recipes For Spring

Because, frankly, we've all had more than enough chili and stew by now.<p>Greetings, Potheads. The past six months have been prime Instant Pot season, haven’t they? The colder weather and holiday vibes hosted the perfect environment for the chilis and stews that the Instant Pot so gloriously executes. …

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

I don't care what season it is: winter, summer, spring, or fall — there's always a good reason to bust out your slow cooker. There is nothing better …

Best Ever Baked Firecracker Chicken

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Heat the hot sauce, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic and chili pepper flakes in a small sauce pan until the sugar has melted into the …

The $99 gadget that lets you control any garage door from your phone just got a big upgrade

We’ve posted about the original Chamberlain MyQ a few times, and people went crazy over it every single time. This brilliant $99 box instantly turns …

Microsoft improves conversations and searches in its Outlook apps

Microsoft's mobile Outlook app can be helpful if you want an alternative to your phone's built-in email client, but it doesn't always nail the tasks you handle every day -- say, following an email thread. Thankfully, Microsoft knows it. The company just unveiled updated Android and iOS apps that …

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich: My 15 Favorite Metal and Hard Rock Albums

AC/DC, ‘Let There Be Rock’ (1977)<p>This is AC/DC’s heaviest record, AC/DC’s densest record, AC/DC’s most energetic record. Four or five of the songs …

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An intro to streaming sticks and boxes

We’re three weeks into this streaming TV column and it’s become clear that most of you who are writing in are more than ready to cancel your cable …

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Does your iPhone have a battery drain problem?

Worried you're not getting good battery life from your iPhone anymore? Here's how to test your hardware to find out if you have a battery drain …

simpresso portable espresso machine to enjoy anytime, anywhere

<b>california-based simposh offers a full range of consumer products with quick and practical designs; here, the company introduces the simpresso</b> …

8 Grilled Chicken Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

Say goodbye to boring grilled chicken breasts this summer. From Honey-Sriracha Chicken Skewers to Grilled Chicken Fajitas, these dishes are all alive with flavor.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

#Recipe : Firecracker Salmon

Recipes<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 ¼ pound salmon<br>¼ teaspoon salt + ¼ teaspoon black pepper<br>2 tablespoons chopped parsley, optional<br>FIRECRACKER SAUCE:<br>¼ cup hot sauce<br>½ …

Why You Need This Healthy Green Smoothie in Your Life ASAP

Break out your blenders, ladies and gentlemen. It's officially juicing season. And those who drink their breakfast on the regular know that, for the …

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Aglio e Olio: The One Pasta Sauce You Absolutely Must Know

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>If there were a pasta bible, the first line would read, "In the beginning, God created <i>aglio e olio</i>." Historically, that line wouldn't really be accurate, since the evidence doesn't support the idea that garlic (<i>aglio</i>) and oil (<i>olio</i>) were the original …

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Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen: Five Songs I Wish I’d Written

The Nazz, “Open My Eyes”<p>A great early power-pop song — not too syrupy, kind of noisy. It's like a bugle waking you up. Later on, it inspired me to …

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From Rush With Love

Neil Peart drives like he drums. On a bright mid-April afternoon in Los Angeles, fresh from a rehearsal with his band, Rush, for what might be their …

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21 Vinaigrette Recipes That Your Salads Need

A well-made vinaigrette is a thing of beauty. Here are some recipes to try with your salads, from traditional to creative.<p><b>Bracing, bright, acidic, and emulsified</b>: We love a good vinaigrette. Here are 21 of 'em, for all your salad-type needs.

Mexican BBQ Chicken Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Chicken<p>Raw or cooked chicken can be stored in a refrigerator for a few days, though it’s important to prevent raw chicken juices from …

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Avgolemono Recipe - Greek Chicken Soup for the Soul

<b>This soup is the most iconic Greek soup, known for its two main ingredients: eggs (avgo) and lemon juice (lemono). If you like a thick soup, dissolve</b> …

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Gluten-Free Breakfast Pizza with Hash Brown Crust

Gluten-Free Breakfast Pizza with Hash Brown Crust is a fun and delicious way to wake up in the morning!<p>Happy Friday the 13th everyone, muwahaha! I’m …

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

Heat a few tablespoons of oil in a large Dutch oven or skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and jalapeño and cook until softened, 5 to 7 minutes. …

tangy spiced brisket

So this year? It’s been fulla brisket. It started at New Years, with the Southwestern Pulled Brisket that made me a brisket person. And also a …

Use Your Cast Iron Pan and a Tortilla for Extra-Crispy Pizza in Just 12 Minutes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I've gotta tell you: In the catalog of easy, cheaty pizza recipes that start with some form of pre-baked bread base, flour tortilla–based pizzas have historically ranked pretty low on my list. Certainly lower than French bread pizza, lower than English muffin …

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …