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El Pollo Loco Chicken

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 Tbs. white vinegar<br>2 cloves garlic, minced<br>1/2 tsp. Kosher salt<br>1/4 tsp. ground pepper<br>1/4 jalapeño, seeded and minced very finely<br>1 cup …

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The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

5 Habits That Guarantee You're Living The Life You Really Want | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Each day you get up and wonder, “Am I living the life I want?”<p>It’s a good question, possibly the best question you could ask yourself. After all, you …

4 Short Yet Powerful Quotes from Abraham Lincoln to Help You Grow | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

In today’s busy world, how do you find time to step back from your daily routine and think about where you’re actually going?<p>One great way is to tap …

Make a 1-3-5 List for a Faster, Instantly-Prioritized To-Do List

Struggling with a sprawling to-do list is no fun. The folks at WorkAwesome suggest tweaking your to-do list into a "1-3-5 list," or one big thing you …

Are You a High Performer or a Workaholic? 5 Ways to Tell

Is your busyness about actual achievement or unhealthy compulsion? Ask yourself these five questions to find out.<p>Productive and busy, we all know, are two fundamentally different things. The trouble is they can sometimes look a lot like each other, at least on the surface. That makes it easy for …

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Inside The Pixar Braintrust

In this exclusive excerpt from Creativity, Inc., Ed Catmull unveils one of his key management tools–the Pixar Braintrust, which has helped the animation powerhouse score 14 box office hits in a row.<p>A hallmark of a healthy creative culture is that its people feel free to share ideas, opinions, and …

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Stir-Fried Lo Mein With Charred Cabbage, Shiitake, and Chives Recipe

While stir-fried lo mein is often mostly noodles with some vegetables for flavor and color, this version comes out with veggies and noodles in almost equal proportions, which means that it's packed with more flavor, in this case cabbage charred until sweet, along with meaty shiitake mushrooms and …

Veggie Cream Cheese Spread

This is a homemade version of the veggie cream cheese spreads you can buy in the grocery store (Philadelphia, to be specific!), and I love its …

Apostle's Fingers (Crêpes with Lemon and Ricotta Filling)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Meet Puglia's answer to Sicily's cannoli: lemon- and ricotta-filled crêpes.</i><p>One of Puglia's best-loved desserts, <i>dita degli apostoli</i> -- or …

Coconut Chicken Strips

These delicious and crunchy Coconut Chicken Strips are tried and tested and easy to make. My whole family enjoys these nibbles. Can be made …

Sausage and Corn Chowder

February 25, 2014<p>Shares 8.1K<p>To add to the list of why I love the East Coast so much, I love chowdah! Although I usually eat clam chowder, I decided …

Ham and Asparagus Strata Recipe

You know those times when you make something so good, you can’t wait for an excuse to make it again? This is one of those times. Wow. Perfect for a …

Breakfast

Cream Cheese Biscuits

Did Easter sneak up on you like it did on me this year? I am thinking because it is so late I sort of forgot about it. Or maybe it is just because I …

Savory Coconut Rice Recipe

Do you like curry? I love curry of all sorts, served of course with a side of long grain basmati rice. Usually we pay more attention to the curry …

Recipes

The Queen Has Spoken

Meat<p>2 lbs Chicken thighs, boneless skinless<br>Produce<p>¼ cup Parsley, fresh<br>2 cups Romaine lettuce<p>Condiments<p>½ cup Your favorite Caesar dressing<p>Baking & …

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My whole family loves Asian food so I have been experimenting more with it. I saw these wings on Up Close & Tasty that looked terrific. I adapted it …

Salmon Chowder Recipe

My mother and father live down the street from me, just a few houses away. This is wonderfully convenient for yours truly, who often finds herself …

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My favorite sandwich is from a little restaurant in McCall, Idaho called Bistro 45. It’s a caprese panini with basil mayonnaise and it’s unbelievably …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

Why children can't see what's right in front of them

<b>It is an experience as familiar as it is frustrating to many parents and teachers - getting children to pay attention to simple instructions while they are engrossed in watching television, playing a game or reading a book.</b><p>Such is their ability to ignore what is happening outside their immediate …

100-Year-Olds Moms Share Insights On What It Means to Be a Mother

This Mother’s Day, why not take some advice from three women who’ve been moms for a very, very long time?<p>In honor of the 100th anniversary of the …

Motherhood

How the World’s Armies Feed their Soldiers in the Field

In a fascinating photo series for the Guardian, photographer Sarah Lee took photos of army ration packs around the world. The differences between the …

Cheddar-Chive Biscuits

<i>Here’s another of my favorite Easter recipes from my holiday cookbook that came out last fall. Wanted to share today in case you needed a last minute</i> …