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Instant Pot Recipes - 101 Cookbooks

The focus here is Instant Pot recipes that are on the healthful side of the spectrum! A resource for recipes you can make in your Instant Pot (or …

Cooking

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Gardening

15 Instant Pot Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Once and Eat All Week

The best recipes? Ones that involve leftovers. And with the Instant Pot, prepping for the whole week becomes a breeze. Whether you work from home or …

The Instant Pot Dal Formula That Makes Dinner In Minutes

All in one handy chart.<p>I’m pretty sure that if you checked my bloodstream right now, I’d be made up of 30 percent dal. This is thanks partly to my mother, who taught me how to make dal, but mostly to my Instant Pot, which has made dal making an almost daily occurrence in my life.<p>Let me back up. …

Cooking

The Delicious Budget Soup Recipe I'm Making All Month

I have a tendency to pick recipes that are sneakily expensive. You know the ones. The recipe might require a bunch of spices I don't already have in …

Soup

14 Delicious Reasons Why The Instant Pot Will Replace Your Slow Cooker

A slow cooker is a wonderful tool, but it can take hours before your meal is ready. What if a craving for a rich, hearty stew strikes mid-afternoon? …

Day Trips and Vacation Side Trips from San Francisco

Active Outdoors: Hiking, Biking, Water Play<p>Ideas for an Active Day Out in San Francisco<p><b>Angel Island:</b> Great for hiking, biking or just running</b> …

San Francisco

This Instant Pot Beef Soup Is a Dinner Winner

The past month has been brutal weather-wise, and it doesn't appear that mother nature is letting up anytime soon. I'm craving rich flavors of …

Cooking

Frog Hollow Farm’s Meyer Lemon Cake With Lemon Glaze

<i>(Click here, if you are unable to view this video on your mobile device.)</i><p>Yes, it’s true. We Californians are obsessed with our Meyer lemons. And this …

'Is Ian cured? Maybe': the astonishing cancer treatment of Australia's chief scientist

“One of my kids said to me it was the first time in their life they saw me scared,” says Ian Chubb, recalling a time he found himself almost unable to breathe after walking for just a few dozen metres.<p>Perhaps more than any other living Australian, Chubb has dedicated his life to championing science.<p>…

Cancer

The 15 most popular Instant Pot recipes of 2017

Pinterest is a treasure trove of delicious recipes, including everything from basic dinner meals to specialty desserts, drinks and snacks. It’s easy …

Cooking

Locals only: These are our favorite Bay Area day trips

Our favorite Bay Area day trips<p>Sometimes a day trip can be just as rejuvenating as a bigger vacation. Fortunately for us, the Bay Area has seemingly endless mini getaway options within a 1-to-3 hour drive.<p>One of the many things we love about living in the Bay Area is how quickly we can find a …

Everything You Need to Know About Crispr Gene Editing

In the last five years, biology has undergone a seismic shift as researchers around the globe have embraced a revolutionary technology called gene …

Genetics

An innovative introductory economics course at Stanford is now free online

Econ 101, the introductory college economics course that is often held in overcrowded lecture halls packed with half-asleep freshmen, is finally getting a facelift.<p>At the front of the class is Raj Chetty, a 38-year-old economist who publishes some of the field’s most intriguing papers year after …

UC Berkeley

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Our favorite Northern California weekend getaways that won't break the bank

One of the great things about living in the Bay Area is its incredible proximity to countless beautiful places. But if you don't have a ton of spare cash, those beautiful places are as inaccessible as Mars.<p>Tahoe, Mendocino and Monterey are all lovely, pricy spots so, if you're on a budget or just …

Northern California

47 Incredible Movies You Need To Watch If You Want To Be A Film Buff

You'll never be bored again.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Universal Pictures

San Francisco Is Losing Its Great, Inexpensive Restaurants

On Thursday, the Michelin Guide announced its 2018 Bib Gourmand winners for San Francisco with only 67 restaurants on the list this year, a decrease …

San Francisco

Hidden gems: 11 up-and-coming San Francisco public schools

​Redding​ ​Elementary​ ​School<p>Sheridan​ ​Elementary​ ​School<p>Sanchez​ ​Elementary​ School<p>John​ ​Muir​ ​Elementary​ ​School<p>Malcolm​ ​X​ ​Academy​ ​Elementary​ ​School<p>John​ ​Yehall​ ​Chin​ ​Elementary​ ​School<p>Cleveland​ ​Elementary​ ​School<p>George​ ​R.​ ​Moscone​ ​Elementary​ ​School<p>Visitacion​ …

Education

Ina Garten's Top 10 Cook Like a Pro Recipes

Of all the shows Ina Garten has hosted, <b>Cook Like a Pro</b> is her most approachable yet. In this Food Network series, which premiered in May, Ina tackles a certain list of basics per episode, like chicken, roasted vegetables, potatoes, and soups — all doable recipes intended for a millennial audience. …

15 Game-Day Instant Pot Recipes That Take the Stress Out of Entertaining

The Instant Pot seriously does it all. When it comes time to plan the most important part of a game-day party (the food, obviously), do yourself a favor and let your Instant Pot do its pressure-cooking magic. We're planning on making the following tacos, dips, pulled-pork sandwiches, and more …

Not a single affordable neighborhood left in SF, says data firm

Except for the Presidio, where only 13 people own homes<p>The data software firm ESRI published a housing info map last week—titled “Is The American Dream Still Affordable?”—examining how many residents can afford a mortgage in every ZIP code in America.<p>Looking at ESRI’s coast-to-coast map, areas …

Weekend getaways every Bay Area resident must do at least once

Guerneville<p>Livermore<p>Point Reyes Lighthouse<p>Clear Lake<p>Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park<p>San Luis Obispo<p>Bodega Bay<p>Avenue of the Giants<p>Sea ranch<p>Mendocino<p>Fort Bragg<p>Monterey<p>Big Sur/Carmel<p>San Simeon<p>Napa<p>Calistoga<p>Healdsburg<p>Santa Cruz<p>Santa Cruz Mountains<p>Lake Tahoe<p>Yosemite National Park<p>Sacramento<p>Lost …

This Food Stylist Makes Maps Out of Regional Delicacies

In what we're labeling “Culinary Cartography,” Travel Supermarket teamed up with chef and food stylist Rosie Mackean to portray the geography of …

San Francisco's top-rated cheap eats, according to Yelp

Lou's Cafe<p>Roxie Food Center<p>Sun Fat Seafood Company<p>San Pancho's Tacos<p>Calabria Bros<p>By most standards, San Francisco is considerably pricey across the board, but when it comes to dining, you don't necessarily have to break the bank to grab a decent meal.<p>We asked Yelp to narrow down their list of the …

San Francisco

World-class tacos in a back alley: SF's most unique, often secret dining and drinking options

If you're willing to dig past the layer of high-end dining options and four-star restaurants, San Francisco still maintains a level of kitsch and quirk for those ready to look for it.<p>It's San Francisco's "unique and incredible" feel that has made it a perfect place for unique venues and bars, said …

Cancer's Newest Miracle Cure

With the usual mix of anticipation and apprehension, Kaitlyn Johnson is getting ready to go to her first summer camp. She’s looking forward to …

Bay Area foodie bucket list: All the dishes you must try whether you’re a newcomer or native

For the thousands who move to San Francisco every year, a new place means a whole new world of food to try. And the Bay Area doesn't mess around when it comes to giving its newcomers plenty of exceptional options.<p>Longtime SF residents can be quick to offer suggestions for what they should try …

San Francisco

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

Analytics

The 19 best things to do in San Francisco, according to people who live there

San Francisco tourism is in a bit of a slump, though over 25 million people visit every year.<p>Visitors might be drawn to the obvious attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and the "Full House" home, but San Francisco has more to offer than tourist traps and trolley cars.<p>To help you experience the …