k t

147 Flips | 70 Magazines | 8 Likes | 1 Follower | @kbkat | Keep up with k t on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “k t”

The Soup I Wish I Could Have Served My Grandmother

<i>This article is brought to you by our friends at Electrolux as part of an ongoing series focusing on seasonal ingredients. Today, leeks shine in a creamy (and presidential!) vichyssoise.</i><p>The last time I visited my grandmother was about five months before she passed away. It was last April, her 86th …

A 35-Minute Weeknight Roast Chicken

Sunday-afternoon cooking is a wonderful thing—in the hours before another chaotic work week rolls in, there's time to prepare: a quiche for office lunches, a large batch of pasta that will get you through the next few days, a poached fish that will last at least until Tuesday. But <b>come Wednesday,</b> …

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

Apps

It's Not All About Gratitude: 4 Steps to a Happier 2016

This morning during my usual Internet fix, I came across a motivational blog that claimed to know the secret of happiness. It spoke of something most of us have heard before, and many of us agree with: The key to happiness is gratitude.<p>The blog goes on to explain that if something bad happens -- …

Lemon and Spinach Orzo Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Now, when I first started making this soup, I was thinking of a soup like "Chicken Noodle" minus the chicken obviously, with a good ol' Mirepoix base. And then as it started coming together, I thought, "Oooohhhh some cream would go really nicely in this"....and then the lemon came to …

Recipes

How to Make Easy Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup

There are certain dates that just seem to have some kind of cosmic significance. For Doc Brown, that date might be November 12, 1955. For me, it might be November 22, 2012. That was not only the day that I discovered the best jerk chicken I've ever eaten, behind a Detroit strip club—it was also the …

Christmas Brunch

From glazed cinnamon rolls to a cheesy bacon and onion quiche, here are fantastic Christmas brunch recipes.

14 Warming Thanksgiving Soups That Just Might Steal the Spotlight

Soup may not be the first thing that leaps to mind when you think of Thanksgiving dishes, but why shouldn't it? We love a good, nourishing soup on most <i>other</i> frosty late fall/early winter days—one that infuses the whole kitchen with smells of simmering onions and spices and just begs you to cozy up …

Cooking

Cauliflower with Pumpkin Seeds, Brown Butter, and Lime

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>The perks of being a cauliflower: When the veg is deeply roasted and drizzled with butter, there are many.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 large head of cauliflower<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 tablespoons unsalted …

Recipes

10Best Readers' Choice: Best of budget travel

There's always some expense in travel, but taking a vacation doesn't have to break the bank. For the past four weeks, USA TODAY 10Best readers have been voting daily for their budget travel favorites in the categories of <b>Best U.S. Budget Destination</b>, <b>Best International Budget Destination</b>, <b>Best</b> …

cauliflower cheese

What, you’ve never had cauliflower cheese before? Why, it’s right up there on the American Heart Association’s recommended diet, above the kale and …

Grilled Chicken Skewers are Not (Just) a Summer Food

We aren't usually controversial (when we are, we do it with a bang), but after we tasted these Grilled Tandoori Chicken Skewers, we knew we had to take a stand. We would like to challenge the person who first said, "Grilled chicken skewers are a summer food," to a friendly culinary debate.<p>These …

Recipes

5 Hearty Stuffed Mushrooms Recipes

Earthy, umami-packed mushrooms are great for filling with your favorite ingredients. From warm, melty cheese to ground, seasoned meat, here are five …

7 Best Healthy Tapas

Happy hour snacks don’t need to derail your diet. Here, seven easy, nutrient-rich tapas to have with a glass of wine.<p>Happy hour snacks don’t need to …

Easy, Gourmet Broccoli Cheddar Soup

For beginner cooks, creamed soups may seem intimidating, but honestly this soup is so easy to make.<p>I eat very low carb, so I've modified traditional recipes (leaving out carrots, using heavy cream instead of half and half to lower the carb content further). This recipe makes about 10 servings with …

7 Perfect Salads For An Entire Week Of Healthy Eating

This makes it easy.<p>The fastest way to turn someone off of healthy eating is to fill them up with salads. Unless of course, the salads include one of the seven delicious recipes we have for you below. You see, in life there are salads, and then there are SALADS. The first is a quickly thrown …

The 5 Best Travel Hacks You've Never Heard Before

There are bunches of articles out there about travel hacking with a variety of focuses from saving money to saving space when you pack. While they are all incredibly helpful, I'm not looking to recreate the wheel. I will be the first to admit that, the older I get, the more concerned I become with …

6 secrets for snagging low airfares

Want to make Chris’s eyes roll? Then ask him: “what’s the best day to buy airline tickets?” 🙂<p><b>My eyes roll and I sigh every time I see a study or</b> …

Travel Deals

What Mindfulness App Is Right for You?

How do you figure out which mindfulness app is right for you? There are over 500 mindfulness apps available. But now, it'll be a little bit easier to …

What 15 Top Meditation Experts Struggled With Most as a Beginner

Like playing golf or making the perfect boiled egg, meditation sounds a lot easier than it actually is. After all, you just sit there with your eyes …

5 Steps to Self-Mastery for Success and Happiness

Wealth, prestige, and power constitute the world standard for success. For some these prizes have come through hard work, for others through luck or inheritance. Yet none guarantee happiness. As the greatest measure of true and lasting success, happiness requires more, and self-mastery is the …

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

The Surprising Thing I Learned From Studying My Brain With Meditation Technology For 7 Days

I’ve been meditating since I was 14 years old.<p>It’s one of my most cherished daily rituals. And with good reason.<p>As of 2015, over 1400 studies credit …

Ten Mental Shifts to Dramatically Improve Your Life

<b>Author, speaker and coach extraordinaire</b> Steve Chandler <b>writes about mind shifting in his book Shift Your Mind, Shift The World.</b> He suggests that by …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

Cooking