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The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"

Cooking

High-Conviction Dividend Investing: Athena High Dividend ETF

The worlds of dividend ETFs and actively-managed ETFs collided with the launching of the AdvisorShares Athena High Dividend ETF (DIVI).<p>AdvisorShares was an early pioneer in actively-managed ETFs, and their stable of ETFs includes some of the market’s most innovative, such as the Ranger Equity Bear …

The Fridge Hacking Guide by BrewPi

The team behind BrewPi are at it again! This time they have created an online guide showing how to convert a min-fridge into a Raspberry Pi & Arduino …

4 Secret Butcher's Cuts to Try

<i>Each week this summer, 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 nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: We're letting you in on the secret cuts that butchers have been</i> …

BBQ

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Guest Post: A Father’s Day Tribute

Jun<br>12<br>2014 June 12, 2014 12 comments<p>People often ask me if growing up the son of a successful businessman offered opportunities to learn about great …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

The Best Medicine Ball Ab Workout

<i>101 Best Workouts Of All Time</i> is the ultimate answer to the question "What workout should I do?" No matter what equipment you have available, from a …

Workouts

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

Seafood

Black Quinoa & Grilled Squash | Recipes | Food & Drink

Preparation<p>Step 1<p>Bring water to a boil, add salt.<p>Step 2<p>Reduce to a simmer. Add quinoa.<p>Step 3<p>While quinoa is cooking, grill squash.<p>Step 4<p>Cook like pasta until al dente and quinoa has sprouted. Drain and let cool.<p>Step 5<p>In a large bowl mix quinoa with remaining ingredients (reserve 1T of mint & …

Recipes

15 of nature's most awesome, must-see shows | CNN Travel

How to Make Your Meetings Insanely Productive

One simple change to your meeting protocol will eliminate 90 percent of the time that's wasted.<p>The time wasted in business meetings is like the weather: Everyone complains about it, but nobody ever does anything about it. Well, today we're going to change that.<p>The biggest misconception about …

Productivity

Don't Bother With That High Cost 401(k)

A 401(k) plan is broken when the fund expenses overwhelm the tax benefit of participation. Employer-sponsored 401(k) and similar tax-deferred savings plans encourage employees to save for retirement by deferring income taxes on their contributions. However, a recent study suggests that about 1 in 7 …

How A Personal Finance Journalist Manages Her Own Money

<i>This is one-half of a pair of stories on how I manage my money and career as a freelance personal finance journalist. Read the other half, on how I manage my money, time, to-do list and despair as a freelancer.</i><p>I never had a budget until just after my 34th birthday.<p>Before then, I was always a mess …

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …

Rory Sutherland: Perspective is everything

9 Public-Speaking Lessons From The World's Greatest TED Talks

Depending on your perspective, 2006 was either a really bad year for public speaking or the start of a world-changing transformation. In that year the famous TED conference began streaming 18-minute presentations from the world’s top minds for free. Today TED talks are viewed more than two million …

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

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How To Be A Better Leader By Rewiring Your Brain

Controlling the way your brain responds to emotions isn't as complicated as it sounds. A psychologist explains the steps that will change your behavior.<p>As a leader, you can't let emotions like stress, fear, or anger control your behavior. Although it takes time to perfect, there are ways to control …

Leadership

3 Questions That Will Motivate Your Employees

Forget money or touchy-feely stuff. These three clear questions will change the way staff approaches work.<p>We all want to be motivated -- and, as entrepreneurs, we love the idea of being able to motivate others. That’s great in theory, but it’s not always clear how to accomplish this within the …

Employee Engagement

This Stool’s No Stump

Metsä (Finnish for “forest”) is the result of two designers’ trip abroad to a little Finnish town called Lahti! Inspired by the area’s lush …

Designing for Knife Storage, Part 2: Beyond Knife Blocks and Wall Racks

<i>Previously: Part 1 - Blocks and Wall Racks</i><p>While knife blocks and wall racks work well for many kitchens, not everyone has the counter or wall space …

DIY Industrial-Modern Wood and Concrete Table Lamp

I love projects that mix different materials in unique or interesting ways. Lately, I've been on a big concrete and wood kick (like this stool we …

Furniture

10 paths to painless pizza-making

As you may have noticed, we’re <i>kind of</i> into pizza in the smitten kitchen. I mean, just a little. I can’t help it–in my mind, it combines the best …

Mario Batali

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Cooking

Mug Cakes

I asked if there were ideas that you would like to see posted and I only got one reply. She wanted mug cakes, so here are different links for mug …

ICYMI this week's recipes include spinach lasagna roll-ups, & hazelnut rye brownies: http://thekitc.hn/1fPu2P8