Mikki Caston

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How to Get Started With Social Media Marketing

Shares 7K<p>Do you need a beginner’s guide to social media marketing?<p>Looking for something to help you get started with social media?<p>Social media is a …

6 Ways to Get Your Tweets Noticed

Shares 6K<p>Do people pay attention to your tweets?<p>Are you customizing your tweets for maximum attention?<p>About 500 million tweets are sent every day. …

No-Bake Energy Bites Are The Little Healthy Snack Your World's Been Missing

Snackers, rejoice! The no-bake energy bite is everything you never knew was missing from your snack routine. Sure, the office vending machine will miss you, but you'll have confidently moved on.<p>This delightful treat is entirely customizable, portable and -- most importantly -- delectable. To craft …

Apple Meets With Thai Officials to Discuss 'iPhone 6' Approval Disclosure

According to a report from Thailand's <i>Thai Rath</i> newspaper [Google Translate], Apple has already met with officials at the country's National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) to discuss the recent disclosure that two iPhone 6 models have been approved by the government agency for …

Shop Your Impact: Three Fabulous Sports Bras for Every Type of Workout

<b>WHAT:</b> Wacoal Sport T-Back Wire Free Bra <b><br>WHY:</b> Though it doesn’t have an underwire, inner shaping cups, side supports, and a rib-knit bottom provide moderate support for low-impact activities like yoga or Pilates. <b><br>BUY:</b> $30 (S to 2X), wacoal-america.com<p><b>Best Medium-Impact Sports Bra</b><p><b>WHAT:</b> Natori Yogi …

The Best -- And Easiest -- Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A smooth, chocolatey milkshake, with frozen bananas and almond milk standing in for dairy. Stop what you're doing, and make one now.</i><p>This milkshake recipe is so …

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10 Twitter Tactics to Increase Your Engagement

Shares 13K<p>Do your tweets get noticed?<p>Are you getting enough engagement on Twitter?<p>Twitter’s true value is in its engagement. Unless people are …

Twitter Facts and Statistics You Need to Know in 2014

What first attracted me to Twitter and social media six years ago was that you could achieve world wide marketing for free. It’s called organic …

5 Data-Backed Twitter Tips You Should Know

7 Ways Successful Businesses Use Pinterest

Shares 2.3K<p>What do LL Bean, Nordstrom, Sephora, Lowes and <i>Real Simple</i> Magazine all have in common? They are all dominating the fast-growing social …

How to Get Your Business Started on Instagram: 5 Tips

Shares 5K<p>Are you looking for ways to get your business started on Instagram?<p>Do you have an Instagram account, but are unsure how to use it?<p>Instagram …

7 Must-Have Networking Apps to Boost Your Social Media Marketing

Shares 7K<p>Do you want to build strong relationships around your brand?<p>Are you using networking apps to connect online?<p>Networking with the right people …

Prosciutto Pizza with Cauliflower Crust — Most Popular Pin of the Week

Instead of potatoes, these made-over tots feature a cauliflower filling, though they boast the signature craved crunch of the classic recipe, thanks …

Eatsy: Spicy Zucchini Pickles

My step-grandmother Mary Ann grew up with a family of twelve on a farm in rural Tennessee. Their modest home, located at the western edge of the Appalachian mountains, was part of a tiny community called Possum Trot. In fact, she and her sisters wrote a book about the food they grew up eating,</i> …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs

How to Clean a Spice Grinder (or Coffee Grinder)

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Spice up your life -- but first, start with a clean grinder.</i><p>Where economy and luxury meet, the home cook is happy. Grinding whole spices is such a …

Kitchens

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

Italian Food

Comfort Fest: Most-Comforting Peanut Butter Desserts

Sure, this comfort food classic is fantastic on its own, straight out of the jar, but this versatile snack also pairs perfectly with a surprising …

Best Ever Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Bars {Clean-Eating}

So, I saw this recipe on Pinterest and immediately knew I wanted to try it. But I took awhile to get around to it.<p>However, the other day, my friend …

How to Make Overnight Oats Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Calling all multitaskers! While you sleep, you can cook your oatmeal overnight in the refrigerator. There's</i> …

Breakfast

Awake Chocolate Has As Much Caffeine As A Cup Of Coffee (VIDEO)

Caffeine addicts, listen up. There's a new product on the market that'll keep you alert, and it's NOT a beverage. It's <i>chocolate</i>. (You may want to wait for your blood pressure to settle back down before you continue reading.)<p>Created in Canada by founders Matt Schnarr, Dan Tzotzis, and Adam Deremo, …

21 Gray living room design ideas

Choosing a color theme for the living room is one of the first steps when redecorating. Even though gray is not technically a color it’s a great …

Bacon + Low Carb + Delish = Super Bowl Snack Winner

If you Google "healthy Superbowl snacks," chances are you'll get a recipe list that sounds as bad as it tastes: <i>Quarterback Green Smoothie?</i> Not unless Tom Brady is involved. Wait -- is he even playing in this Super Bowl? (Googling again to check... OK, he's apparently not.) <i>Fruit Skewered with Yogurt</i> …

How to Make Your Own Nutella

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week at Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Unsatisfied with store-bought Nutella, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is making a version that's a bit less sweet, a bit more</i> …

23 Delicious Ways To Cook A Pork Shoulder

It's cheap, it's tender, and it's so much easier to cook than you think. Basically, it's just a matter of setting your oven really low and having the strength to walk away.

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<i>Briar Winters is a New York City-based maker who translates her love for exquisite ingredients into nourishing natural skin care and teas for her shop, Marble and Milkweed.</i><p>This festive gathering will provide a rejuvenating escape from the usual December madness. The combination of good company and …

Recipe: Best-Ever Veggie Burger

<b>First, cook the beets:</b> Heat the oven to 400°F. Wrap the beets loosely in aluminum foil and roast until easily pierced with a fork, 50 to 60 minutes. …

The Complete Menu Plan for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014

A complete, one-page resource for the entire 2014 Food Lover's Cleanse menu plan, including over 50 recipes for healthy delicious meals, snacks, and drinks.<p></head>#### DAY:<p>1<br>• 2<br>• 3<br>• 4<br>• 5<br>• 6<br>• 7<br>• 8<br>• 9<br>• 10<br>• 11<br>• 12<br>• 13<br>• 14<p>➤ The Pantry: Recipes Used Throughout the Cleanse<p>➤ Low-Alcohol Cocktails<p>➤ Complete Cleanse Recipe PDF<p>➤ …

Healthy Eating

Pork & Black Bean Chili

Ingredient List<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<br>• 2 slices of bacon, chopped<br>• 2 pounds trimmed pork shoulder, cut into 1/3-inch dice<br>• Kosher salt and freshly …

Food Lover's Cleanse: What's the Diet All About?

The Food Lover's Cleanse is a plan to get you back to cooking at home and eating well, and it takes a certain commitment of both kitchen-time and willpower.<p>You’re probably not thinking about wholesome eating right now. I know I’m not. As I write, I’ve just ordered a 10-pound standing prime rib …

Weight Loss