Joseph Silvernail

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Estate planning: How to ‘death clean’ your finances

The phrase “death cleaning” may sound jarring to unaccustomed ears, but the concept makes sense. It’s about getting rid of excess rather than leaving a mess for your heirs to sort out.<p>“Death cleaning” is the literal translation of the Swedish word dostadning, which means a decluttering process that …

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Who Loves Ya Baby-Back?

• Level: Intermediate<br>• Total: 4 hr 35 min<p>Prep: 1 hr 10 min<br>• Cook: 3 hr 25 min<p>Yield: 2 slabs ribs<p>2 whole slabs pork baby back ribs<p>Dry Rub:<p>8 tablespoons …

Recipes

50 Puff Pastry Treats

Turn store-bought dough into brunch, apps and desserts.<p><b>Puff Pastry Basics</b><p>To thaw, separate the sheets, cover with plastic wrap and let sit 30 minutes …

Baking

Kenji's Favorite Recipes of 2016

It's been another great year of recipes at Serious Eats, both at my home kitchen here in San Mateo, and back at Serious Eats World Headquarters in New York, where Daniel and Stella have been cooking and baking up a storm. Can I just stop for a second and mention how awesome it is that we now have a …

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3 ways you might be slowing your metabolism—and how to jump-start it again

Even if you think you’re living your healthiest life—starting your day with a smoothie, religiously making time in your busy schedule to work out—you …

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3 ETFs to Keep You Invested After Retirement

For investors who want the diversification benefits of mutual funds without the sometimes exorbitant fees, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have quickly become the option of choice. For retirees who want to beef up their income and growth potential, three ETFs that warrant consideration are <b>Vanguard</b> …

5 Financial Moves You Should Make Five Years Before Retirement

Here you are, five years from retirement. The reality of the end of your career is finally hitting home, but you may not feel completely ready to …

Budget deal could mean less Social Security for couples

Some couples will be getting less from Social Security than they expected after Congress passed a budget deal early Friday that changes the way you can claim your benefits.<p>It could take away tens of thousands of dollars for some couples over the course of their retirement.<p>The rule change goes into …

Chocolate Crepes to End All Crepes

Call me crazy, but if you like something, and I like something, I'm going to keep making them. Ask, and you shall receive. Well, you didn't ask in so many words, but I still got the message that crepes are a winner.<p>Chocolate crepes with a peanut butter marshmallow filling, and topped with …

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The New World Of Saving And Investing For Retirement

Saving more money ranks up there just behind losing weight as a leading New Year’s resolution for Americans each January. As a nation, we seem to struggle to achieve either goal. As an incentive to setting and reaching the savings objective, I recommend a just-published book, <i>Falling Short: The</i> …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Here's What You're Really Going to Spend on Health Care in Retirement

These benchmarks will help you gauge your future medical spending and set the right savings goals.<p>For older Americans, figuring out how much you’ll …

A Beautiful Death

Paul Scheier lived a full and loving life. So when his cancer returned at age 86, he said no more hospitals, no chemo. He faced the end on his own …

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How to Make Buttery Marzipan Stollen

If you're in Germany during the holidays, there's no escaping stollen—and that's a good thing. It not only lines the shelves at bakeries and food markets, but there must be at least six different brands of it sold at each local grocery store. Germans love stollen. I love it too, for its dense …

Could This Be the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

When you put spinach and artichoke dip between bread, beautiful things happen<p>How most men make a grilled cheese sandwich: Slap a few slices of cheese on buttered bread and flip the sandwich in a hot pan.<p>How you will make a grilled cheese after having your eyes opened by the following recipe: Whip …

Why is HealthCare.gov Hiding Some of its Best Insurance Plans? - Consumer Reports

One little-known feature of the Affordable Care Act is the availability of special health plans with low deductibles and copays to consumers whose …

How to Make the Best Chicken Parm Sandwiches? Start With Great Chicken Parm

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>That whole expression about making lemonade with the lemons life gives you has always baffled me a bit. Why wouldn't you make a vinaigrette? Or perhaps chop them into wedges to spritz onto that crispy pan-seared halibut life also …

10 Picky Eater-Approved Recipes (That You'll Love Too)

The recipes that I get most excited to share are the ones that appeal to my kids as much as they appeal to me -- and let's face it, that's not frequently the case! Here are 10 favorite dinner recipes that have all gotten the thumbs-up from my picky eaters.<p>The recipes that I get most excited to …

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Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Servings: 4<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>For Breading<p>1/2 cup all purpose flour<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 2/3 cup seasoned Italian breadcrumbs (I use Progresso)<br>• 1/3 cup …

Everything You Need to Know About Rib Eye

When you buy barbecue sauce to baste your rib eye, you break my dang heart.<p><i>Each week this summer on Food52, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your</i> …

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Pancakes vs. Waffles: 6 Dishes to Make for the USA-Belgium Game

‪They didn’t originate in the US, but there’s hardly a more all-American breakfast staple than pancakes. Put them up against Belgian waffles when the …