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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

5 content distribution strategies for 2018

So, you've created tons of content, but you still aren't gaining any traction. What gives? Columnist Sherry Bonelli explains how doing more with your …

Search Engines

Struggle to get dressed in the morning? One woman explains how wearing the same thing every day has changed her life

As much as they love to set and track the latest trends, people in fashion do love a uniform. Tommy Hilfiger revealed just last weekend that he wears the same shirts and chinos every day.<p>Phoebe Philo, for all of the painterly prints and vivid ensembles that she creates, has sported the same, sleek, …

Clothing

The Real Message Dress Codes Send To Our Daughters: Your Body Makes Us Uncomfortable

Let me start with this, and then I’ll get to why I’m asking: Are leggings pants or are they tights? It’s the philosophical question of our age.<p>I drop …

Leadership

How to Raise a Happy Baby

From the moment we first see their slimy (but totally adorable) little heads, we want the best for our babies—and that includes their happiness. The …

Barnes & Noble Branches Out, Will Soon Serve Alcohol

Barnes & Noble hopes booze will bring book lovers back to stores<p>What’s better than books? Books and beer. Or wine! And you can soon get both at a …

Vibrant Color Palette Combos Take Colors From the World to Inspire Creativity

With its vast collections of images, photo filters, free icon and shape elements, and fonts, Canva allows users around the globe to create sleek graphics and presentations through its online app—no design degree required. The company's Senior Graphic Designer, Poppie Pack, shares a variety of savvy …

10 simple steps for more clickable social media content

As communicators, we spend hours bringing our content to life. After all that effort, we want it to be seen.<p>Writing powerful social media copy that …

PUNCH | This Is Where the World's Best Rosés Are Hiding

Amid our current rosé frenzy lies a slightly awkward truth: A lot of pink wine these days just isn’t that good. We don’t talk about it, perhaps, …

Intro to Adobe Illustrator: Tips, Tricks & Tools for Non-Designers

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Graphics

How To Make Sloppy Joes in the Slow Cooker

<b>Add the ingredients to the slow cooker:</b> Place all the ingredients except the buns in the insert of a 4-quart or larger slow cooker. Stir so …

Cooking

Famous Chefs Share Their Best Secrets For The Ambitious Home Cook

People always assume that a chef’s family eats like gods. It’s not true. I often find myself in a cooking rut. I work with food all day, so when I get home I’m out of ideas. My family has eaten so much penne with basil, cherry tomatoes, and mozzarella that they can no longer come up with clever …

Recipes

What makes a good wine bar?

In his gentle 1946 essay Moon Under Water, George Orwell describes the merits of his favourite London public house. Qualities important to Orwell …

George Orwell

Rugby nutrition: the top ten anti-inflammatory foods

Sports nutritionist Matt Lovell explains what you should eat to ease swelling and soreness<p><b>By Matt Lovell</b><p>To help you understand the reasons behind …

Nutrition

5 Best Marinade Recipes for Any Type of Meat or Seafood

If you’re looking for a way to infuse some flavor into your boring and bland chicken breast, steak, or seafood without adding a ton of additional …

Seafood

5 Ways to Keep Your Baby from Crying on Planes

Try these doctor-approved methods for quieting kids during flights.<p>Unless you're one of the very lucky passengers on a recent JetBlue flight where travelers were rewarded for crying babies, you know that traveling with little ones can be a challenge. But let’s be honest: You would probably cry, …

The 12 Types of Women Who Join Facebook Moms' Groups

"I'm hoping to find a vegan au pair with a background in music therapy."<p>Lauren: Very concerned about a study she just read about [LITERALLY EVERYTHING].<p><b>FB Post:</b> Hi Mamas!!! Not here to judge, but wondering where you all stand on screen time? I only ask because Savannah has yet to see a screen of …

Parenting

Here's how far in advance you should book your flight

Booking your flight at the right time can save you money, but it's hard to know when exactly that right time is.<p>CheapAir.com recently released its annual study on when you should book your flight to get the best deals, analyzing about 1.2 million trips from the US to 74 popular destinations.<p><b>Here's</b> …

Air Travel

Your Next Brunch Needs These Cinnamon French Toast Fingers

Soft, fluffy brioche French toast rolled in cinnamon sugar and dipped in fresh raspberry and mascarpone dip. Are you salivating as much as we are right now? This easy recipe makes the perfect Mother’s Day breakfast. Or even better, just make yourself a large plate and take it back to bed with an …

Breakfast

Europe’s failure on refugees echoes the moral collapse of the 1930s

British MPs have voted down a plan to admit just 600 child refugees a year. With governments across the continent abdicating responsibility, this is an ethical catastrophe of historic proportions<p>In 1938, representatives from 32 western states gathered in the pretty resort town of Evian, southern …

Obama: 'I don't envy' Merkel's long tenure

Barack Obama will have made his mark on the world, for better or worse, after eight years as president. But German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in power long before Obama arrived on the world stage — and will likely remain for some time after he leaves.<p>And that's just fine by Obama.<p>"I do not envy …

How do I get my flat stomach back after having a baby?

In the first of our regular fitness advice columns, the couple behind Living Retreats - sports psychologist and nutritionist Jo Gray and personal trainer Luke Gray - answer your work-out woes.<p><b>Question:</b> <b>I’ve just had a baby and I want my flat tummy back - how do I go about it?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> The body is so …

Yoga

38 Things That Happen On Every Episode Of "Barefoot Contessa"

Be sure to use GOOD butter.<p>1. You hear the delightful tinkling of the piano theme music that sounds like it really should be playing in an elevator.<p>2. You see the pleasant pastels of the opening credits splash across your screen.<p>3. Ina Garten is wearing an oversize chambray shirt.<p>4. Or she's …

How I Survived Flying With a Baby: The Good, The Bad, and The Really Ugly

Don't make the same mistakes I did.<p>We’ve all lived through various versions of this airplane scenario. You’ve boarded, taken your seat, and are just …

Motherhood stole my identity. Other women brought it back

Growing up, I never dreamed about becoming a mother. Instead my fantasies revolved around bylines and books. As I got older, I dedicated much of my energy to getting my writing career off the ground—waking up at 5 am to write fiction before turning to my paying work, and sending submissions to …

Parenting

My grandmother's recipes remind me we were once poor. But we ate well

Growing up in the Great Depression taught her how to make every ingredient go far – and gave her a lifelong disdain for restaurants, particularly expensive ones<p>Times are a little tough at our house right now. Neither one of us makes a lot of money, but years of experience have taught us how to walk …

Seven books to read before you start writing your own

A first-time author shares her reading list as she was preparing to write her novel.<p>“I never read a novel till I was 18,” Sunjeev Sahota, author of</i> …

Books

Why the Bartending World Is Pissed at Jon Taffer of ‘Bar Rescue'

<i>Bar Rescue</i> host Jon Taffer has screamed at more than his fair share of bartenders and operators. The tables have turned, however, as a recent interview with Taffer has a sizable chunk of the bar and spirits community calling him out.<p>Over the course of four seasons and one-hundred-plus …

Alcohol