Kim Hammond

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Simple Scones from 'The Great British Baking Show'

It's the ideal afternoon treat, light breakfast, or not-too-sweet dessert: the humble English scone. Simple as they may be, they're often made badly, …

Dessert

Buffett wins 10-year, $1M bet with hedge fund managers

OMAHA, Neb. — Ten years ago, Omaha billionaire Warren Buffett was so sure that his chosen S&P 500 stock index fund would outperform a collection of hedge funds that he made a $1 million bet over it.<p>The Oracle of Omaha won.<p>On Friday, a couple of money managers with Protégé Partners LLC were in Omaha …

Investing

Moroccan Lentil-Stuffed Eggplant

Did you make those Saucy Moroccan-Spiced Lentils yet? I hope so, because I have the perfect application for them. Let’s do this!This recipe requires <b>9</b> …

The Vegan Buddha Bowl

Start by cooking the quinoa. Bring 2 cups water to a boil, then add quinoa. Simmer for about 15 minutes until all water is absorbed. When done, …

Recipes

Recipe: Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles<p>Makes 18 cookies<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened <br>1/4 cup pumpkin puree <br>1/2 cup sugar <br>1/2 cup brown sugar <br>2 large eggs <br>2 …

Dessert

Giant Mezuzahs: The Yiddishkeit of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

ON AMY SHERMAN-PALLADINO’S <i>The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel</i>, Jewish characters and their community are the default. The entire ecosystem of <i>Mrs. Maisel</i> — …

Amy Sherman-Palladino

President Trump signed these Medicare changes into law. Here’s what to watch for

Seemingly overnight, big changes to Medicare morphed from being an item on various congressional wish lists into reality as part of last week’s …

Health Care

This Sweet Potato Bowl Is the Best Single-Person Dinner of All Time

This sweet potato bowl recipe is my guaranteed feel-good, taste-great weeknight dinner for one.<p>It took me a long time to be good at cooking for myself when I first started living alone. But I’ve gotten better at it—I even enjoy it sometimes—and I’ve learned some good tricks for making nourishing …

Cooking
Mobile Photography

Roasted Veggie, Chickpea & Pesto Quinoa Salad

Pesto quinoa salad with sheet pan roasted veggies and garlic chickpeas. Flavorful and a great make ahead lunch to try! On my constant quest to make …

Healthy Eating

Your iPhone Slowed Down. Here’s What to Do When the Solution Is Just as Slow.

When Kathryn Schipper discovered in December that her iPhone had slowed down because it needed a new battery, she unknowingly walked into the middle of a growing Apple controversy — and is now mired in the continuing fallout.<p>Late last year, Apple said a software feature was slowing down iPhones …

Mobile Technology

The 13 Best Spots to Buy Affordable Home Decor Online

When we’re shopping for furniture, we consult our 18 Favorite Spots to Buy Furniture Online, but when we’re looking for all of the decorative touches …

West Elm

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

7 Simple Reasons to Invest in a Roth IRA or Roth 401(k)

Get the scoop on how tax reform affects retirement account choices and 7 ways a Roth IRA or at work gives you huge tax benefits, access to funds, and …

Retirement

The Answers to These 3 Questions May Determine if You Retire Rich or Poor

Most Americans get the answer to this one wrong.<p>Just 18% of Americans report feeling very confident about having enough money saved for retirement, …

Retirement

18 Jaw-Dropping Stats About Retirement

The more you know, the fewer unpleasant surprises you'll face. These statistics can help you save or generate more money for retirement.<p>If you're …

Retirement

Caramel Walnut Chocolate Tart (16-Minute, No-bake Dessert)

It’s never too late, no matter if is spring or summer – with a nice caramel and nut dessert like this one! If you like creamy-chocolatey-caramel …

Dessert

10 Instagram Accounts That Will Make You A Better Chef

Cooking

Too Rich for a Roth? Do This | Investopedia

Earning a higher income may seem like the key to a more comfortable retirement but it can actually be a barrier to sone kinds of tax-advantaged …

Retirement

We're Calling It: The Top Kitchen Paint Colors for 2018

One of my favorite new trends in design is the return of color to the kitchen. For the second year running, I'm taking a look at current color trends …

Home Decorating

Healthy Dips You Can Make with Basically Any Vegetable

Your Super Bowl snack plan is here.<p>Super Bowl Sunday definitely doesn't need to be a day for healthy eating, but we can still add a few more veggies to the spread. The best place to sneak them in? A couple healthy dips. There's a lot to love about this easy roasted vegetable dip recipe: the …

Healthy Eating

macOS 10.13.4 public beta 1 now available for Mac

Apple has released the first public beta version of macOS 10.13.4. The new public beta comes three days after the release of macOS 10.13.3 which includes security improvements and a fix for Messages bugs.<p>The new version of macOS High Sierra includes:<p>New Privacy explainer included in macOS<br>• 32-bit app …

High Sierra

Don't know where to start? The essential novels of Ursula K Le Guin

From the fantasy of Earthsea to ambisexual planets, these masterpieces offer brilliant introductions to a dazzling writer who broke entirely new ground<p>News: Ursula K Le Guin dies aged 88 Ursula K Le Guin, by Margaret Atwood: ‘One of the literary greats of the 20th century’<p><b>A Wizard of Earthsea</b><p>“From …

Books

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again

Tired of spending more time trying to find something to watch on Netflix than actually watching stuff? Flixable aims to fix that.<p>We've all been there. You sit down for movie night, open Netflix and start looking for something to watch. And you keep looking. And keep looking. And you look until you …

Should you be saving in a Traditional IRA or a Roth IRA?

One of the most common ways people invest today is through an Individual Retirement Account, otherwise known as an IRA. But not all IRAs are created …

You’ll soon be able to disable Apple’s iPhone throttling feature

With Apple facing mounting pressure, Tim Cook has revealed that a future iOS 11 update will let users disable the feature that was causing their iPhone to throttle performance.<p>In an interview with <i>ABC News</i>, Cook said that, “We’re going to give people the visibility of the health of their battery so …

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (In Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your resume won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and resume is necessary to get you to the next …

The One Big Reason It's So Hard to Refinance Your Student Loans

A new report reveals the credit score you'll need.<p>Looking to refinance your student loans to get a better deal? Be prepared to pass what turns out to …

What to See and Do in Spain

<b>Where to Stay</b><p><i>Daily rates, shown in euros and dollars, may change seasonally. At the current exchange rate $1 equals .90 euros.</i><p><b>Barcelona</b><p><b>Hotel Casa Fuster,</b> one of Barcelona’s classiest hotels, is housed in a 1908-11 Modernista mansion. Check out the romantic Café Vienese and the rooftop terrace and …

European Travel

How To Make Tender Baked Oatmeal Cups

<b>Heat the oven and grease muffin pan:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat the wells of a standard 12-well muffin tin very …