Ray Granado

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Quick Cook: Sensational Black Pepper Shrimp

Stir-fries are one of the easiest dinners to prepare for a busy weeknight — especially when they involve shrimp, which is one of the fastest-cooking …

Seafood

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

Recipes

Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

European Travel

These Cauliflower, Bacon, And Cheese Fritters Are the Low-Carb Snack Your Next Party Needs

Need to make a quick, healthy, and delicious snack for your next girls night in? Then we've got just the thing for you — and don't worry, it's much …

Recipes

10 Cauliflower Recipes That Aren’t Pizza Crust

Photo via iStockphoto.com / gradyreeseCauliflower is a favorite ingredient because it can be easily used in carb-based or dairy-based recipes without …

Healthy Eating

Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

<i>A version of this piece ran in February 2018.</i><p>Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So …

Parenting

The 3 Most Important Slides In Your Pitch Deck

Each and every slide is important. Yet, if you only have time to really nail and improve on some of them before your next investor meeting, which ones do you focus on?<p>Decks seem to be shrinking. It’s perfectly acceptable to only have 10 slides in your deck. 20 is pushing the long side. While this …

Venture Capital

Coca-Cola Cake Recipe

This Coca-Cola cake is probably the easiest and most delicious quick dessert ever! So simple and so creamy! You will need around 40 minutes to make …

Dessert

Treasure trove of lesser-known attractions in Tokyo

One of the world’s great cities, Tokyo demands repeat visits. First-time travellers to the most populous city on the planet will likely end up …

Japan

Rules For Eating And Drinking In Japan

Visting Japan? Or perhaps you already live in the country. Here are some handy rules to follow for eating and drinking protocol.<p>Generally, Japanese …

Japan

How To Ensure The Success Of a DIY Paver Patio Project

The patio is not something you replace or even repair often in most cases. It’s usually a sturdy and durable structure which, once built, can last …

Landscaping

Tax Lawyer Advises Jeff Bezos To Use Social Welfare Organization For His Philanthropy

Just over a year ago Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, number one billionaire and first ever centibillionaire, reached out to his twitter followers for advice on giving away part of his fortune. Nick Wingfield covered that in the <i>New York Times</i>. Now comes David S. Miller with advice for Jeff Bezos not on …

Taxes

Caprese Salsa

We loved the classic caprese salad so much, we transformed it into a vibrant summer “salsa,” so that we could top just about everything with it. The …

Cooking

The best two-player board games to break out on your next date night

Settlers of Catan, 7 Wonders and Codenames have come out with two-player variants<p>Board games are always a fun activity for big groups of friends, but if you live with a partner or roommate, it can be nice to just break out a quick two-player game after work.<p>Many board game companies have recognized …

Board Games

Slow-Cooker Meatloaf

Combine the meatloaf mix, panko, eggs, 3/4 cup ketchup, 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, the scallions, parsley, thyme, 1 teaspoon salt and a few …

Slow Cookers

5 Must-See Bamboo Forests Around Tokyo

When asked to picture rural Japan, a few things immediately come to mind. The sun reflecting off of endless stretches of rice paddies, ancient …

Japan

This Italian pasta salad is good enough to be a main course

Let’s be honest: nobody really <i>loves</i> pasta salad. It’s not one of those things to get super excited about. More often than not, it’s just that side …

Cooking

Term Sheet: Here Is Everything Entrepreneurs Must Know When Fundraising

As described in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising</i>, term sheets can be really scary for new start-up founders. More than anything, it’s the fear of the unknown, or of making a mistake that founders may regret later, as the business grows. Term sheets are important, and can be complex, but they …

Venture Capital

Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad

Macaroni salad and deviled eggs belong together: Be voted most popular at the next BBQ or potluck with this creamy mash-up.<p>Recipe courtesy of<p>Total:1 …

Cooking

OSAKA AND WAKAYAMA: 6-DAY ITINERARY

After a total of seven trips, one would think our team is done with Osaka. We have written more than two dozens of articles featuring the city, its …

Japan

Everything you ever needed to know about long exposure photography

Whether shooting at night or in the daytime with neutral density filters, shooting long exposures isn’t always as straightforward as it might seem. …

Landscape Photography

Cedar Plank-Grilled Salmon Recipe

"Salmon did planking before it was a thing! Cedar keeps the fish from getting burned or blackened and infuses it with delectably earthy flavor. Brush …

Seafood

Best Pitch Decks: The Early Stage Pitch Decks Of The Hottest Funded Startups

What does it take to create a winning pitch deck that gets your startup funded?<p>Whether you are still at seed stage, or are preparing for a follow up series of funding, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides. Not long ago I covered the pitch deck template that was created by Silicon Valley …

Startups

How This Pitch Deck Raised $66 Million in VC Funding

Find out what investors are looking for and why this deck worked.<p>Sixty-six million dollars.<p>Armed with a 25-slide presentation, 28-year-old CEO Mathilde Collin earned her company, Front, $66 million in Series B funding.<p>She pitched to 11 investors over five days, and walked away with 10 investment …

Venture Capital

Recipe: Lamb loin chops come off the grill rosy and juicy, ready for a gremolata garnish

<i>Serves 4</i><p>You can’t beat thick lamb loin chops for a special treat, and cooking them on the grill until they’re rosy and juicy is about as unfussy and …

BBQ

How to Cook Burgers from Scratch Without a Meat Grinder

A recipe from burger king, chef, and cookbook author Chris Kronner.<p><i>A Burger to Believe</i> In is a very serious burger book.<p>You think you know burgers? Bay Area chef Chris Kronner knows burgers. He estimates he’s made close to a billion burgers. (We have not fact checked this claim.) Kronner starts …

Recipes

It’s not a coffeecake or a pancake, it’s both

Chef Bridget Lancaster developed this blueberry cobbler, admitting she’s not a “biscuit-style cobbler lover—they just taste too much like doughy …

Recipes

Hibiscus-Mint Margaritas Recipe

Step 1<p>Pour boiling water over tea bags; stir in sugar and mint. Cover and steep 20 minutes. Discard tea bags and mint; cool completely (about 1 hour).<p>…

Recipes

Madame Cristo - Grilled Ham and Cheese Recipe

"What started as a Croque Madame with custard instead of the usual white sauce turned into a Monte Cristo with a poached egg on top. Unable call it a …

Recipes

Marinated, Grilled Summer Vegetables

These flavor-packed grilled summer vegetables utilize what we refer to as our “Master Marinade” to wake up all of the fresh flavors of the veggies …

Food