Michele Hoffman Carey

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20 Pasta Recipes You Can Make in Less than 20 Minutes

Pasta is known for being a quick weeknight dinner, but just how quickly can you make it? How about 20 minutes or less? It's hard not to like the …

Cooking

Stop Overthinking Your Marinades

No matter what your local Grilling Enthusiast Bro says, marinade mixology ain’t rocket science. At a bare minimum, all you need is a good bit of …

BBQ

18 Decadent Vegan Dessert Recipes

No matter how much we eat for dinner, there’s always room for a sweet treat. While most desserts are made from butter and eggs, plenty of vegan …

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …

8 Ways to Simplify Your Finances

Consolidate. Prioritize. Automate.<p>Do you find yourself overwhelmed by your financial responsibilities? Do you sometimes ignore your accounts and …

11 Places to Visit in Spain Before You Die

We have noticed that you are using <b>an ad blocker software</b>.<p>Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly …

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee: EW Review

We gave it a <b>D+</b><p>Given the ugly racial plot twists in Harper Lee’s <i>Go Set A Watchman</i>—Atticus is a card-carrying member of the KKK!—it’s somehow fitting …

Scientists say these 25 habits can help you feel happier and healthier

Each of the little things we do to boost our mood — from reading an adventure story to keeping a gratitude journal or even gazing up at the stars on a clear night — can add up to greater overall satisfaction.<p>But happiness doesn't come easy. We have to work at it.<p>Here are some of the things that …

6 Ways You're Cheating on Your Budget

#4: You're keeping your money too accessible.<p>If your budget always seems to fall short, you might tell yourself it just doesn’t work or that you’re …

2 Things That Lead to a Happy Life, Backed By Research

I’ve posted a number of times about two nearly-lifelong studies: the Terman Study (covered in The Longevity Project) and the Grant Study (covered in …

Zen and the art of (healthy) meditation

There is a Zen statement: “If you don’t have half an hour to spare every day to meditate, then meditate for an hour.” While many of us can agree that …

Meditation

10 family road trip games that you've never heard of

It's the annual family road trip. You've been trapped in a packed car for 11 hours and you only just passed Omaha. You've exhausted all the classic …

Siblings

The 13 Houseplants You Can't Kill

The 5 Most Spectacular National Park Road Trips

<i>by Valerie Conners, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Nothing gets us more excited for summer than the prospect of an epic road trip: wind whipping through open car windows, highways flanked by stunning landscapes. Luckily, this is an easy reality in the U.S., thanks to an abundance of amazing national parks. …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

<i>Below, our favorite stories of the week. Kindle users, you can also get them as a Readlist.</i><p><i>Pam Belluck | The New York Times | June 16, 2014 | 22</i> …

9 Core Productivity Hacks You Didn't Know About

Lying Under the Apple Tree review – Alice Munro's astonishing tales of small-town Canada

While occupied with the repetitious mundanity of keeping house and tending to small children, one of Alice Munro's young mothers will recall the adulterous affair she is meanwhile conducting and note how this tacit acknowledgment of her secret life "disturbed her like a radiant explosion".<p>Oddly, …

Personalized Recipe Recommendations and Search

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carrot salad with tahini and crisped chickpeas

I have been gushing in the margins about David Lebovitz’s carrot salad (pardon! <i>salade de carottes râpées</i>) since I made it for the first time four …

TASTE | TASTE

Lentils with Wine-Glazed Vegetables

As promised - <i>the</i> Deborah Madison lentil recipe. They're the ones you see on the table in the background of this post, a recipe I know by heart. These …

Yogurt Sandwich Recipe by Manjula

Colombian Chicken Soup

Rich and elemental, this stew-like soup is similar to the rustic sancochos found in home-style Latin American restaurants. Traditionally, the chicken is cooked in the soup and then taken out and served on the side. For authentic accompaniments, try white rice cooked in chicken stock and a basic …

Cooking

Fish Chowder

10<p>Recipe photo courtesy of Marcus Nilsson<p>45 mins 30 mins 8<p>Total Time Prep Servings<p>The Food Newsletter<p>Great tips & recipes delivered to your inbox.<p>Ingredients<p>2 strips bacon (about 2 ounces), finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter<p>5 ounces shallots, minced (about 1 cup)<p>1/4 cup dry white wine<p>2 …

Chowder

12 Things Successful People Do in the First Hour of the Workday | Inc.com

The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.<p>"Successful people understand the importance of having control over their mornings, and know how to use that time wisely," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

Time Management

Project 333 - Be More with Less

Be More with Less brings you minimalist fashion challenge Project 333<p>This page includes everything you need to know to get started. Click here to …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

pasta and fried zucchini salad

Every time I make an Ottolenghi recipe, I become convinced that he has finally lost his mind. <i>Really, turmeric, black sesame seeds and parmesan</i> …

Alisa's Summer Vegetable Bundt Cake

It's pretty fun to have two heaping cups of vegetables hiding in something sweet -- truly, this is a cake that's not as savory as you might expect it …