Rita Parker

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16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year

Gallery16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year<p>The Chinese New Year is just around the corner. What better way to ring in the Year of the Goat than with a smattering of delicious Chinese appetizers? From Dan Dan Noodles to dumplings galore, we've got 16 starters to help you kick off the new …

Ace the Finger Food Game with These Avocado and Smoked Salmon Tartinettes

Jody Williams, the inventive mind behind N.Y.C.'s delightfully Francophile Buvette restaurant (and its Parisian counterpart), loves this simple …

What Your Wine Choice Says About You, Whether You Prefer a Bottle of Red Or a Glass of White

<i>This post originally appeared on Bustle.</i><p><i>By Marion Bernstein</i><p>As a modern, liberal city-dwelling woman, I really don't care to judge who you are or what you do, but please know that I will judge the shit out of your wine choice. Your choice of wine speaks volumes about who you are as a person -- your …

Virgin's Richard Branson offers staff unlimited holiday

<b>The boss of Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, is offering his personal staff as much holiday as they want.</b><p>On his website, he said that his staff of 170 could "take off whenever they want for as long as they want".<p>He added that there was no need to ask for approval, nor say when they planned to …

Investors: Corporate V. Non-profit

I love the ABC show Shark Tank. For those who are not familiar with the show. Shark Tank is a show that features a group of millionaires and...

Hulu's Billion-Dollar Milestone: A Sign Of Just How Far Behind Netflix It Has Fallen

On the Hulu blog yesterday, CEO Mike Hopkins was excited to announce a significant milestone. “Hulu will reach $1 billion in revenue in 2013,” he wrote. “When you think about the fact that Hulu first launched out of beta in 2008, it’s quite an impressive feat to scale the business from zero to $1 …

Jennifer Lawrence says fat-shaming should be illegal in Walters interview

The star of the Hunger Games tells Barbara Walters she believes 'it should be illegal to call somebody fat on TV'<p>The Oscar-winning actor Jennifer Lawrence said she believes "it should be illegal to call somebody fat on TV".<p>In an interview with the US TV host Barbara Walters broadcast on Wednesday, …

Understanding Marissa Mayer's Huge About-Face On Yahoo Layoffs

It’s difficult to discuss Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer without talking in terms of perception versus reality. Throughout her career, Mayer has done an artful job of managing the former, as a new profile by Vanity Fair’s Bethany McLean reminds us.<p>During her years at Google, Mayer, whether by design or …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Cooking

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<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: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Breakfast

Nonprofits should not go public

There are not many industries that I love or claim to love.But here are my top three: Business ( corporate and nonprofit), the Arts (the who...

Mistakes are Beautiful

As humans we are fallible. We lie when we should tell the truth. We run when we should stand up and fight. As humans we are backwards. But w...

BlackBerry Acquisition Means It Will Never Again Be A Consumer Tech Company

BlackBerry is about to get acquired. The player that has swooped in to rescue Canada’s largest tech company? Not Microsoft. Not Samsung, Google or Facebook. Amazon is nowhere to be seen.<p>It’s a financial services company.<p>BlackBerry is likely to accept a buyout offer from its largest shareholder, …

iPhone 5S Was Worth The Wait, But iOS 7 Is Still Unfinished

Since January, I have followed every twist and turn of the the saga that became the iPhone 5S. Even back when we thought it it might be the iPhone 6. Beyond the professional interest, mine was personal as well. I hadn’t upgraded my own phone for a while and I was limping along with an iPhone 4. It …

Here's What Happens To Google Employees When They Die

It’s no surprise that the employee benefits of Google are among the best in the land—free haircuts, gourmet food, on-site doctors and high-tech “cleansing” toilets are among the most talked-about—but in a rare interview with Chief People Officer Laszlo Bock I discovered that the latest perk for …

Global Throne

I love the Tudor Dynasty. From Henry VII to Elizabeth I, they are my all time favorite Dynasty. Besides what we know, the War of Roses, Henr...

Late Summer Trifle

<i>Every other Friday, we'll be sharing dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because weekends are the sweetest part of the week.</i><p><i>Today: Yossy shares a trifle that sets late summer's fruit on a sweet, creamy pedestal.</i><p>Kids may be back in school and summer's unofficial end may have …

Dessert

Here’s who’s really living with Mom and Dad

Here’s the stereotype: Across the country, basements are full of 20- and 30-somethings who graduated from college and now live with mom and dad because they can’t find a job.<p>The reality? Millions of the millennials who are stuck in their parents’ homes don’t have a college degree and can’t get a …

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Associated Press News

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch ‘launching next month’

Samsung will unveil its ‘Galaxy Gear’ smartwatch in Berlin on September 4, reports claim.<p>The South Korean giant hopes its new device, which it has already confirmed is in development, will give it a headstart against Apple. The iPhone-maker is claimed has 100 engineers working on their own …

CES

Twitter launches 'Twitter University', acquires open source training company Marakana.

Learning at Twitter just took a giant leap forward.<p>After spending the last few months working with open source training company Marakana on developing an internal training and education program, Twitter has decided to acquire the company outright and launch Twitter University.<p>“It's both …

clementine upside down cakes

clementine upside down cakes<p>Prep Time: 15 minutes<p>Cook Time: 30 minutes<p>Total Time: 45 minutes<p>Serving Size: about 15 cakes<p>Ingredients<p>225g butter - room …

Madeleines with lemon sugar

The French are quite justifiably renowned for their pâtisserie skills, and their famed picture-perfect madeleines are a delicious manifestation. …

Healthy Chicken Chickpea Chopped Salad

During college I was in love with a salad from a local restaurant. It was always refreshing, consistent, and filling! My best girlfriends and I ate …

Marmalade Pull Apart Bread

I've talked about my "condiment situation" here before so I know many of you also find yourself with an overabundance of jam on your shelves. Well, …

wild blueberry + pomegranate oatmeal breakfast bars

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lobster and potato salad

One of the aspects of my personality that I should probably be less proud to admit to is that I can be a tad bit lazy. I often consider doing <i>many</i> …