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Bacon Weave Pizza

Considering the entire crust is made of bacon, we opted to skip the pepperoni on top. But no on is stopping you from adding more meat on top if …

Food

The Shortcut Jam That’ll Have You Gifting Jars to Everyone

When I lived in New York's Hudson Valley, my perfect summer day included hitting up my favorite farm stand and collecting all kinds of fruit, so I could take it back to my tiny little apartment and turn it into jam. Marisa McClellan’s blog Food in Jars was my bible, and I owned every annual copy of …

Hudson Valley

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

This Feature in Microsoft Excel Is the Best One They've Added in Years

It's like hiring a data scientist or Karl Rove, minus the political slant.<p>Microsoft Excel has that rare distinction of being an app many of us use by default, yet we never talk about it. We're power users, pivoting our tables and typing complex calculations into cells. (Yesterday, I typed a simple …

11 Low-Carb Fruits to Get You Through Summer on the Keto Diet

If you're on the keto diet, then you know that it's all about high-fat and low-carb foods. Unfortunately, that limits your fruit consumption because fruits contain sugar and sugar contains carbohydrates. However, there's still a pretty wide range of fruits that are low enough in carbs for you to …

Carbohydrates

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

8 Mistakes You Made On The Keto Diet

Anyone who’s tried the ketogenic diet can attest that starting isn’t as challenging as properly adhering to it. After all, your meals must strike a …

Nutrition

Six garden improvements that will boost your home’s value and bring in the buyers

Looking to increase your home's value? Consider these simple garden improvements<p>For a lot of city dwellers, the idea of having a garden is the …

Landscaping

17 Blue Cheese Recipes Even Haters Will Love

Love it or hate it, blue cheese adds an undeniable punch of flavor to salads, sandwiches, pastas, and pizzas. And eating it in a recipe, as opposed …

Cooking

Evening Light: A Painter’s Serene Summer Garden in Upstate New York

A few weeks back, photographer Alison Engstrom and I took an early morning Amtrak north from New York City to Hudson to visit artist Helen Dealtry …

Hudson Valley

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't)

Can you imagine your little old traditional or Roth IRA is worth millions of dollars?<p>It happens for some people.<p>According to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), 791 individuals have IRA balances between $10 million and $25 million, while 314 are worth over $25 million.<p>That was in 2011. …

Retirement

Avocado Dressing

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p><b>Yield:</b> 1 cup<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>5 minutes<p><b>Prep Time:</b><p>5 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b><p>0 minutes<p>This deliciously creamy avocado …

The Food Lab: The Best Southern Fried Chicken

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>My publishers over at W.W. Norton were kind enough to let me share one of the new recipes from my upcoming book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science with you guys here, which is good news because I've …

Grab a Pair of Dumbbells and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Workout

Looking to get a good full-body workout in? Grab a set of dumbbells and get started on this circuit that's just five exercises. Personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, created this workout that he posted on Instagram.<p>"Please warm up before training! For this, some light/active stretching will do," …

Workouts

1 In 4 Teenage Girls Self-Harm, According To A New Survey Of US High School Students

New research suggests that self-injuries are prevalent among US teens, and that the rate for girls is twice as high as the rate for boys.<p>Nearly 18% of teens in the US reported harming themselves at least once during the previous year, according to a new study from researchers at the University of …

27 Whole30 Fish Recipes for When You Can't Eat One More Piece of Chicken

If you are on, or ever have done, the Whole30, you might be familiar with this feeling: You’re midway through the program, staring down your 15th …

Healthy Eating

Calories and macros and BMI don’t count. Here are the numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What’s your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don’t matter very much for our overall health. …

Nutrition

Doctors botch blood pressure readings more often than you think

High blood pressure is a silent killer. Here’s why doctors often fail to catch it.<p>Picture the last time your doctor checked your blood pressure. Were you sitting in a chair? Were you relaxed? Were you silent? Did your doctor or nurse take more than one reading?<p>Chances are, the answer to one or more …

Diabetes

My Lip-Smacking BBQ Ribs & the Secret Spice Blend That Makes Them Sing

Some people like to meal prep; I don't. Or rather, I don't know that I have the dexterity or mental wherewithal to plan a week's worth of groceries for myself. I'm much too disorganized, much too lazy, and—living in New York City without a car—<i>much</i> too weak to carry more than a single eggplant home.<p>…

BBQ

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter With Your Money

These top financial podcasts will help you build wealth the right way.<p>Podcasts are great--they offer an entertaining and efficient way to soak up advice and commentary from top voices in any niche. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a middle manager, or someone focused on self-improvement, podcasts …

The No BS Guide to Mastering Unwanted Emotions

Rarely do our feelings hang neatly on fancy, perfectly spaced hangers. Instead — like our closets — we often hold a jumble of both new and outdated …

Self-help

Corn Salad With Parmesan and Chilies

• Calories 220<br>• Fat 11g<br>• Sat fat 2g<br>• Cholesterol 5mg<br>• Sodium 389mg<br>• Protein 8g<br>• Carbohydrate 29g<br>• Sugar 5g<br>• Fiber 4g<br>• Iron 1mg<br>• Calcium 111mg<p>Calories 220<br>• Fat 11g<br>• Sat fat …

Chocolate Desserts

From fudgy chocolate brownies to rich chocolate layer cake, here are fabulous chocolate desserts.

Dessert

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

The Real Story of Donald Trump Jr.

All he ever wanted was to make his dad proud, but things have never turned out quite right for Donald Trump Jr. Even now, despite finding his purpose as a bombastic star of the far right, Junior’s personal life is in shambles and the specter of Robert Mueller looms large. As Julia Ioffe discovers …

Donald Trump

The Trouble With Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp isn’t here yet. Still, his presence is all around the 10,500-square-foot rented mansion at 16 Bishopswood Road in London’s Highgate …

Staking Tomatoes Like a Pro Will Boost Your Harvest

Staking tomatoes makes all the difference in the health and production of your plants. I learned the hard way the first year I grew tomatoes. I …

This Is The Best Cheesecake Recipe Ever

The Three Cities of Spain Cheesecake is the best cheesecake recipe, period. It was the first cheesecake I ever baked, straight out of my mom's fresh …

The Ultimate Guide to a Clean Stove (So Good, You Might Actually Do It)

The stove is the workhorse of the kitchen, burners dutifully heating up on command to prepare meals at all times of day, season after season. It works hard, and that work shows: in a splotch of tomato sauce from Monday, some sauteed greens from Tuesday, bits of fried rice from Wednesday. After days …

Cleaning

So Wait, I Need *How* Many Sets of Sheets?

According to the <i>L.A. Times</i>, there are around 300,000 things—no, that’s not a typo—in the average U.S. household, including everything from paper clips to pots and pans, furniture, and more. That’s a lot of stuff! It’s no wonder so many people feel stressed about the clutter in their homes.<p>If you're …