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10 Spring Classics You Can Make in the Slow Cooker

Once spring rolls around, I'm happy to trade slow-cooking, ultra-hearty stews, chilis, and braises for lightened-up meals with fresher flavors and …

Cooking

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

I just baked a batch of tender, fluffy, soft-as-a-pillow biscuits, and I didn’t even break a sweat. That’s because I tried a new biscuit-making …

Baking

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Italian Food

12 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

You already know about all the secret perks that come with a Prime membership, but some of these lesser-known Amazon shopping tips can help save more …

Shopping

How Many of These 14 Common Negotiating Mistakes Do You Make?

You might not even know you're messing up.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Much of business -- and life -- is about negotiation. We need to be able to find common ground to make connections, work together and sell to one another. That's why it's important for a business …

Thought Leadership

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Our 10 Most Popular Make-Ahead Dinner Recipes

I'm a firm believer that make-ahead dinners are one of the very best gifts you can give to your future self. Walking into the kitchen at the end of …

Cooking

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

Essential Tools for Cooking Eggs

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>This week, we launched our Definitive Guide to Eggs, a collection of our most critical knowledge about egg cookery. That includes what common egg-packaging labels like "All Natural" and "Farm-Fresh" really mean (spoiler …

Why You Should Grill in a Cast-Iron Skillet

Cooking a steak or burgers in a skillet on the grill is the best of both worlds. To begin, you’re outside (no setting off the smoke alarm or …

In Bid To Boost Popularity, Oculus Slashes Rift and Touch Price By $200 (Again)

The six-week sale is meant to leverage what the Facebook-owned VR company thinks is finally a content library big enough to satisfy just about any user.<p>For the second time in four months, Facebook-owned Oculus is slashing the price of its high-end Rift and Touch virtual reality system bundle by …

17 Netflix Hidden Gems That'll Stretch Your Imagination

Because good shows make you think.

Stop Spending A Fortune On Expensive Nut Butters And Make It At Home With These Easy Recipes

So easy and delicious!

12 Ways To Cook With Rice That You Probably Haven't Tried Yet

Who doesn't love a good rice dish?

37 Ways To Game The Airlines: How To Get Free Flights, Travel Perks And More

This week, I made international news when I put my travel smarts to work and scored $11,000 in American Express gift cards for being bumped off several Delta Air Lines flights with my family. You can read the article about how I did it here. People were amazed, and the story got picked up by …

American Airlines

26 Foods All Midwesterners Grew Up With

Which ones are the best?

The Fast Track for Juicy Pork Chops

And how to save your chops from dreaded dryness.<p>Pork chops seem like a great dinner idea in theory—they’re widely available and they cook quickly if you buy the thin ones (not the thick, fancy butcher shop ones). All of this means you can go from work to any-old-supermarket to food-in-your-belly …

40 Hotel Secrets Only Insiders Know

The price you pay for a hotel room can vary greatly depending on the property, its location and when you stay. On average, the daily rate for U.S. …

33 Family Dinner Recipes That Will Never Get Old

Let's just say that there aren't too many salads in here.<p>Growing up, you had a favorite family dinner. Maybe it was Mom's bacon-wrapped meatloaf. Maybe it was Dad's sloppy Taco Tuesday production line. Maybe it was Nonna's fettuccine alfredo or your sister's chicken noodle soup. You walked through …

Cooking

The Home Office Tax Deduction: One of the Most Misunderstood (and Dangerous) Tax Breaks

The home office tax deduction offers huge tax savings to those 24% of employed people who now do some or all of their work at home. Yet of all the …

Tater Tot Arancini

Put the Tater Tots in a large microwave-safe bowl and microwave until slightly thawed, about 4 minutes. Let cool, then lightly mash with your hands. …

Recipes

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Google

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …

Two Types of DIY Sawhorses, Burning Wood to Preserve It, a Workbench Production Shop Tour, Table Saw Tricks & More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>DIY Sawhorses 1: DiResta, Stacking</b><p>Jimmy DiResta shows us how he makes his low-cost stacking sawhorses:<p><b>DIY</b> …

30 holiday cards for family members with a sense of humor

Not all greeting cards have to be the worst.<p>If you have a family with a sense of humor, the holidays are a perfect time to tell them, "I get you," …

Travel experts reveal the best ways to get a seat upgrade on your next flight

Here are the tactics you need to know.<p>Watch prices like a hawk.<p>Look for "EasyUp" fares.<p>Little-known last-minute discounts on full-price economy fares, sometimes referred to as "EasyUp" fares — technically K, Y, and Z fares—can come with an automatic upgrade, meaning you'll have a confirmed seat up …

Virgin America

How to Make Sure Your Pumpkin Masterpiece Doesn't Spoil Before Halloween

Consider an ice bath or bleach to keep your pumpkin fresh.<p>Don’t you hate it when you spend hours carving the perfect pumpkin, only to have it wilt …

Perfect hard boiled eggs, every time

There are lots of ways to boil an egg. You can drop them in already boiling water. You can start them in cold water and bring to a boil. You can bake …

Eggs

The Best Recipes of 2016 — So Far

We've nearly reached the end of 2016, and that means we've conjured up a <i>lot</i> of recipes for you to try. While there's a seemingly endless number of new breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes to bookmark, only a handful deserve a spot on a list of the best. Based on popularity among our …