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7 Books Every Leader Should Read, According To A Harvard Business School Professor

I hadn't heard of two of these, which I picked up.<p>I think we've all heard of this one. Bazerman says:<p>This is another one I think most of you have heard of but it's a classic. I once used this book as the foundation to make the case to a management team for hiring a group of behavioral …

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Chicken Dinners: Chicken in a Pot (Poule au Pot) With Potatoes and Squash

This classic French dish has all the makings of a carefree winter evening spent warming yourself up with a good, flavorful chicken and a bottle (or two) of full bodied wine. <i>Poule au Pot</i> (chicken in a pot) is all about keeping it rustic and making it easy on the cook. Tuck the bird, seasonings, and …

25 Websites that will make you look like a Genius

Have you ever wanted to pick up a subject you’re not well-versed in, but you didn’t have the money to invest in a college course? Khan Academy aims …

Recipe for spinach salad with honey mustard vinaigrette

Thai Chicken in Spicy Peanut Sauce | Vintage Mixer

This is a favorite dish for our family and a recipe that we often cook for company. It is a simple, crowd pleaser for any occasion.<p>I first fell in …

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.

Curtis Stone's Blueberry Pancake Recipe

Sexy chef Curtis Stone shares his recipe for a brunch favorite: blueberry pancakes.<p>HOTCAKES WITH DELICIOUS BLUEBERRY COMPOTE<p><b>Serves 4</b><p><b>BLUEBERRY COMPOTE</b><p>18 ounces fresh blueberries1/4 cup sugarGrated zest and juice of 1 lemon1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves (optional)<p><b>HOTCAKES</b><p>1 cup fresh …

Marinated Flank Steak with Lemony Arugula and Feta Salad from 'Kitchen Garden Cookbook'

<b>Jeanne Kelley</b>'s marinated and grilled flank steak with arugula salad comes from the "Spring" chapter in her new <i>Kitchen Garden Cookbook</i>. But with its clean flavors and almost effortless preparation, the dish lands squarely in the realm of summer cooking. Besides, arugula grows year-round in many …

Skillet Suppers: Halibut with Charred Corn Salad

With the heat of summer in full swing, it's hard to want to cook a lot in the kitchen. Turning on the stove—let alone the oven—only adds to the intense heat looming outside and seeping into your home. Or maybe that's just my insanely hot New York City apartment. Regardless, this quick dish is …

Cocktail Hour: Cucumber-Coconut Splash

Combine the fun of mixed drinks with the food-friendliness of vino<p><b>Cocktail:</b> Cucumber-Coconut Splash<p><b>How to Make it:</b> Thinly slice 2 cucumbers. Reserve 12 slices and place the rest in a pitcher with 1 1/2 cups coconut water. Refrigerate for 1 hour, then remove cucumber and add a 750-ml bottle of rosé …

Cocktail Hour: Tipsy Basil Lemonade

When life gives you lemons, mix them with wine!<p>In a pitcher, combine 12 whole fresh basil leaves, a 750-ml bottle of sauvignon blanc, 2 cups all-natural lemonade, and 3/4 cup limoncello; stir. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. <b>Makes 6 Servings</b> <i>Per serving: 220 cal, 0 g fat, 40 g carbs,</i> …

Skillet Suppers: Pearled Couscous with Tomatoes, Feta, and Spinach

I tend to get made fun of quite a bit for my love of feta and tomatoes and my attempts to incorporate one or both into anything I can, whenever possible. It's definitely deserved—I always have a tub of Bulgarian feta in my fridge and tend to a go a little crazy in August and September when tomato …

The 22 Best Cookbooks of 2013

Cookbooks are like written guides to your own kitchen: They don’t impose, but they’re always there when you need some direction. From avocados to …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

11 Recipes for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Would you ever pass up tacos and margaritas? Neither would we. To help you effortlessly plan your best party yet, we've rounded up ten of our favorite Mexico-inspired drinks and snacks, which should leave you fiesta-ready.<p>Lemon Lime Margaritas by thirschfeld<p>Roberto Santibañez' Classic Guacamole by …