Kari Ellingstad

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Jamie Oliver's Chicken in Milk Is the Best Chicken Recipe

Nearly five years ago, I wrote about this oddball Jamie Oliver recipe that was so weird and yet so delightful it sent me into fits of hyperbole. Best …

Cooking

Make This Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala ASAP

Place the chicken, yogurt, and 1 teaspoon of the salt in a 4-quart or larger slow cooker and stir to combine.<p>Heat the oil in a large frying pan over …

Slow Cookers

Honeyed Greek Filo Custard

<i>Every other week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Eva Kosmas Flores of Adventures in Cooking makes a rare, rich Greek dessert.</i><p>Growing up in Portland’s large Greek community meant going to many weddings, baptisms, …

Travel is the best medicine, study finds

Traveling keeps you young. Or at least healthier.<p>That's the finding of a new study linking travel to decreased risks of heart attack and depression and even the promotion of brain health.<p>The Global Commission on Aging and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, in partnership with the U.S. …

The One Thing All Introverts Need To Do At Work

<b>Quartz:</b> One of the best networking tips for shy people might be simply, “Move your desk at work.”<p>From the book Achieving Success Through Social Capital: Tapping the Hidden Resources in Your Personal and Business Networks:<p>Jeffrey Pfeffer tells a powerful story of a manager who attributes his success …

Solving The Conundrum Of Multiple Choice Tests

Multiple choice tests are:<p><b>A. Only effective for assessing superficial, rote memorization</b><b>B. Only effective for assessing deep, conceptual understanding</b><b>C. Best at promoting short-term retention of material (e.g., for an upcoming exam)</b><b>D. A good way to ensure long-term retention of material</b><p>According to …

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The First Step to Being Powerful

“I am such a big failure. I can’t believe that I’ve made this mistake and it’s cost me months and months of time. I might never recover…What an idiot to not see that one coming.” On and on, he went. In distress, my colleague was clearly suffering because of a recent fiasco.<p>Seeking counsel, he had …

People Don't Leave Companies -- They Leave Leaders!

I have employed thousands of people over the years. And every time one resigned, a little part of me died. (Okay, I lie. I have actually danced a celebratory jig around my desk on the odd occasion, but that's another post!)<p>Mostly, my natural reaction has always been a human one I suppose. "What …

Leadership

The Secret to Innovation: Think Like a Kid

“I’m not a creative person.” I hear that all the time from clients when they first start working with IDEO. It’s an offhand comment, meant as an …

Creativity

6 Facts You Have to Face If You Want to Be Rich

There is no sure-fire way to become rich. (If there was, I wouldn't be writing this article -- or at the very least, I'd be writing it from an island retreat, not a coffee shop.) But there <i>are</i> things you can do to increase your chances of accumulating wealth. These things aren't all sexy, …

Personal Finance

Something Different: 8 Fresh New Party Ideas

The holiday season is here again, which means gatherings with friends and family for the rest of the year. Are you tired of the same old parties? If …

Hairstyling

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Pear Daiquiri

<i>You'll no longer have to buy a plane ticket to get in on the cocktails at Seattle's Essex: Owners Brandon Pettit and Molly Wizenberg (a.k.a. Orangette) will be sharing their favorite recipes with us, every other week. Drink up, people.</i><p><i>Today: A drink trend worth paying attention to, that happens to</i> …

Homemade Persimmon Sorbet

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Mandy from Lady & Pups shows us how to make a two-ingredient seasonal dessert, ready when you want it.</i><p>I've always loved persimmons since I was a …

The Detox, Anti-Holiday Party

<i>Food52's Managing Editor Brette Warshaw is throwing</i> <i>no-stress weeknight parties for anyone, anytime, and (almost) every kitchen. You're invited.</i><p><i>Today: A new way to prep for the holidays: a decidedly normal dinner, for whenever you need it.</i><p>I'm a big fan of excess. I am the girl that's still eating as …