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The ultimate Greek island-hopping experience – minus the crowds and ferry timetables

I was sardined into the petrol-scented bowels of a Greek ferry. Sweaty tour groups fretted around me, their hard-shell suitcases banging the shins of strangers as they fought to get to the front. Slowly, the gangplank lowered to reveal the sunny marina of Mykonos and, swept along by the …

How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Cutting Board So You Can Use It Forever

Get your mineral oil ready. A wooden cutting board could potentially last your whole life.<p>“Whoever invented the glass or ceramic cutting board, I’d, uh, like to have have a little <i>conversation</i> with them,” <b>Brad Leone</b> said, fuming. Leone, our test kitchen manager, is all about the <i>wooden</i> cutting board. …

Woodworking

17 High-Protein Meatless Meals You Can Make in 1 Pan

Washing a ton of dishes on weeknights is pretty much out of the question—frankly, it's often hard enough to rally the energy to even cook dinner at …

Oban: A Highland Whisky Story

<i>The Oban distillery, Oban Scotland</i><p>The Oban distillery is one of the oldest in Scotland, dating back to 1794. It sits at the head of a broad U-shaped bay that shares its name. Its very name in Scotch Gaelic, An t-Oban, means "little bay." The island of Kerrera almost closes off the bay creating a …

Spiced Carrot, Lentil & Kale Soup

Time for a spot of soup!<br>You may be wondering where I've been? It's unusual for me to be away for my blog for more than a few days. <br>I twisted my knee …

Broccoli Chickpea Bowl with Teriyaki Sauce

Notes<p>*I’ve been known to sub in honey for the brown sugar. Definitely not the same but I like the overtone the honey adds.<p>*Leftover sauce can be …

Deliciously Ella: how to swap sugar for naturally sweet ingredients

As some of you may know, I used to be a total sugar fiend, so when I changed my diet, cutting out refined sugar, I really struggled to start with. I still craved sweetness, but I didn’t know how to make healthier versions of my favourite snacks and desserts. I know that in an ideal world we’d all …

Thirty-clove garlic and onion soup

Garlic’s anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, antibiotic and antiviral properties make it an incredibly important ingredient in the defence against digestive assaults of all varieties.<p>SERVES<p>3-4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>3 garlic bulbs, whole, unpeeled<br>• 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 2 tbsp unsalted butter<br>• 1 large onion, …

Zucchini-Herb Fritters with Garlic Yogurt

Makes about 12 Servings<p>Squeezing the liquid out of the zucchini is the secret to crisp fritters. (The potato helps, too.)<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Garlic Yogurt<p>½ cup plain yogurt (not Greek)<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 teaspoon honey<p>1 …

Veggie Side Acts That Just Might Steal Your Dinner Show

<b>11 of the best veggie recipes that even non-vegetarians will love.</b><p><b>Asparagus Flatbread</b><p>As soon as this flatbread comes out of the oven, it's guaranteed to disappear. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Whole Roasted Carrots</b><p>Cumin and mint give it a Moroccan flair, and the roasted onions add sweetness. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Crispy</b> …

How Singapore Became an Entrepreneurial Hub

“You are crazy.”<p>That was the predominant sentiment I heard a little more than five years ago when I told U.S.-based venture capitalists about my plans to move my family out to Singapore to oversee Innosight’s nascent investment and incubation arm. Since I had never done venture investing before, I …

Startups

Stress Isn’t a Threat, It’s a Signal to Change

Is stress impairing your performance at work and compromising your relationships? Changing the way you think about stress can help you turn stress into an ally and use it to improve mental agility and work performance; a report in the <i>Journal of Experimental Psychology</i> showed that physiological and …

What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World

Courtesy of NASA GSFC<p>As more Millennials assume leadership positions around the world, organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with how to ensure their success. However, most existing research on those born between the early ‘80s and late ‘90s is skewed toward understanding what a narrow, …

Curried Chickpeas with Spinach and Tomatoes

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons olive oil, divided<p>4 garlic cloves, chopped<p>1 red jalapeño or Fresno chile, coarsely chopped<p>1 tablespoon chopped ginger<p>1 pound fresh flat-leaf spinach, tough stems trimmed<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 onion, …

Recipes

KPMG's viral morale meme

<b>100 Best Companies to Work For 2014 rank: No. 80</b><p><i>U.S. Headquarters: New York City</i><p><i>Perk: A shared leave program allows employees to donate unused paid</i> …

Love Your Introverts (It's The Quiet Ones You Should Watch)

Steve Wozniak arguably has one of the most creative and innovative brains in the history of technology.<p>“Woz” played a huge part in the way we view the place of technology in our lives. In his book iWoz, the Apple co-founder talks about his inventions and his creative process.<p>On creativity, he …

The Workplace

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

Japan May Force Its Workers to Take Vacation

An existing law requires companies to give employees paid time off. A new one would make them use it.<p>The Japanese government is considering making it mandatory for workers to take at least five days of vacation time a year. Currently some 52 percent of paid leave granted to Japanese workers goes …

The Workplace

The U.S. Chairman of PwC on Keeping Millennials Engaged

Ethan Hill<p><b>The Idea:</b> Young staffers don’t make work their main priority. Moritz explains how his firm motivates them.<p>Sometimes I wonder what my reaction would have been if, as a twentysomething starting out at Price Waterhouse nearly three decades ago, I had been magically transported to today’s PwC.<p>…

How Thomson Reuters Is Creating a Culture of Innovation

It’s not easy for big companies to innovate. As Steve Blank, Clay Christensen, and many others have pointed out, once firms reach a certain size, most of their resources (and investment dollars) are rightly devoted to executing and defending their existing business model. Moreover, the skills that …

10 Cakes for Anytime

It is the opinion of this website that we do not get enough cake in our lives. Cake should not be relegated to wedding parties or birthday festivities or the end to a celebratory meal. Because cake, when given the opportunity, is here to make your life better.<p>Did you lose your keys and stub your …

What Do I Do With … Vanilla Beans?

A friend came back from a Tahitian vacation bearing some unexpected travel souvenirs: vanilla beans. The spindly, black pods are actually the fruit …

Recipes

Nestle vows to improve animal welfare after dairy cow abuse

Your chocolate milk may be getting a little bit more humane.<p>Following an investigation into its dairy farms by the group Mercy for Animals (MFA), …

Twitter tops all in culture and values, employees say

Roof-top meetings and friendly colleagues helped to make Twitter’s employees the happiest in the country, according to a report published Friday.<p>The …