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The Deceptively Simple Lamb and "Rice" Dinner You'll Make All Summer

Lamb isn't a go-to meat in my cooking rotation. I always think of it as a special occasion protein, better suited to Easter feasts or fancy Sunday night meals of grilled lamb chops. Occasionally, we make lamb burgers using a recipe that my fiancé is famous (in my eyes) for, with a gooey center of …

Recipes

40 Inexpensive Meals That'll Keep You (And Your Wallet) Full

I know cooking at home is supposed to be less expensive than eating out, but sometimes when I get my total at the checkout line, a three-figure cost makes my eyes bulge a little. But not every meal needs Parmigiano-Reggiano, $15 almond butter, or Madagascar vanilla beans you’ll use once a blue …

Dessert

All-in-One (Instant) Pot Butter Chicken—With a Few Vegetarian Riffs

One day, while minding my own business—literally minding the marketing business I own—I decided to publish a quick and easy recipe for Indian butter chicken. Seemingly overnight, it became hugely popular on my blog, and to many people, I became “The Butter Chicken Lady.” It started with a post in …

Recipes

13 Recipes That Made Me Love Breakfast for Dinner

As a child, I was a fussy eater—not in a no-I-won’t-eat-those-green-beans kind of way, but a conservative rule abider. Some would’ve called me a snob. I once refused to eat a sandwich because, how could a real meal <i>not</i> be eaten with a fork and a knife? My parents didn’t know whether to fret or feel …

Eggs

11 Dinners Even My Brother Can Cook on His Ski Vacation

The best cooking questions I get are from my brother, via an out-of-the-blue phone call. "What's the difference between a scallion and a shallot?" "What's a bomb [<i>yes, bomb</i>] but easy fish recipe?" And recently, "What are some good, easy (see a pattern here?) dinners that my friends and I can make …

Recipes

How to build an emergency supply kit in a hurry

According to House Bill 819, it is illegal to discuss sea level rise in North Carolina. Legislators were worried that predictions about the effects …

Sea Level

Recipe: Skillet Gnocchi Mac and Cheese — Recipes from The Kitchn

I tend to be a purist when it comes to classic dishes, but this twist on mac and cheese has me changing my tune. Swap in tender potato gnocchi for …

Recipes

Bill Gates Loves These 4 Learning Hacks

Bill Gates knows a thing or two about hacking.<p>When it comes to learning hacks, in particular, here are a few of his favorites.<p><b>Learning Hacks: An Overview</b><p>Put simply, learning hacks are a quick way to get great information in a short amount of time.<p>If you are – or want to be – a digital learner, …

Bill Gates

Try This Military Meditation Routine to Fall Asleep Fast

Need to fall asleep fast? One mid-century relaxation technique, developed in the U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, supposedly works within minutes. It may …

Meditation

The Surprising Benefits of Being an Introvert

There are a lot of misconceptions about introverts — like that they’re antisocial, unfriendly, shy or lonely. But in many cases, being an introvert …

Personality

Make This Cult Bakery’s Shakshuka Focaccia at Home

One of Israel’s most famous dishes is shakshuka, a humble meal of eggs poached in an abundance of sautéed tomatoes and onions. Like hummus, shakshuka …

How to master cacio e pepe, the deceptively difficult paragon of pasta

The first time I attempted to make cacio e pepe, I thought it had to be just about the easiest pasta dish to make, outside of the un-sauced spaghetti …

A professor explains why networking is a waste of time and what you should be doing instead

College freshmen are lectured about it on their first day of class. Young professionals race to one more boring party so they can be seen and shake …

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On

Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being “successful”) all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed.<p>This is why you hear …

Self-improvement

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

Amazon wants you to start a business to deliver its packages

If you have $10,000 and want to be your own boss, Amazon has a deal for you.<p>Starting Thursday, you can apply to start your very own small business, delivering Amazon Prime packages in Amazon (AMZN) branded vans and uniforms.<p>The company wants to help launch small businesses in the United States …

Customer Service

The Unexpected, Yet Totally Natural, Way to Repel Mosquitoes

I live in a one bedroom "garden" apartment, which means that I get to have my own front door, porch, and small strip of flower bed. The only downside?<p>…

Americans are depressed and suicidal because something is wrong with our culture

Don't pathologize the despair that is a rational response to a culture that values people based on ever escalating financial and personal achievements.<p><i>Correction & clarification: A prior version of this column misspelled Halle Berry's name.</i><p>In September of 2004, I received the call that every person …

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

The Instant Pot Is the Secret to Faster Biryani

Serving tender, aromatic lamb biryani for dinner (especially during Ramadan) just got easier, thanks to everyone's favorite kitchen gadget: the …

Recipes

This Sheet Pan Chicken Parm Is an Easy Weeknight Win

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Kate Spade's Apparent Suicide Was Not 'Unexpected,' Sister Says

Kate Spade suffered greatly with mental illness the last few years, self-medicating with alcohol, and her apparent suicide was not "unexpected" the …

Danes seek to limit male circumcision to those 18 and over

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A Danish group says petition seeking to set a minimum age of 18 for non-medical male circumcision in the country has gathered the required 50,000 signatures to send the proposal to Parliament for debate later this year.<p>Lena Nyhus of the group Intact Denmark told The …

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

A DIY Deep Cleaning Method That Won’t Eat Up Your Weekend

<i>We've partnered with Miele to help you refresh your cleaning routine. Want more? Check out Spring Clean Your Life, your one-stop shop for inspiration to spruce up your kitchen and home this season—and well beyond.</i><p>I’ve never been one for a super-organized chore schedule. I typically believe a …

Laissez-Faire

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

This Is the Most Popular Sheet Pan Recipe on Pinterest

It might not feel like it at the moment, but summer will be here before we know it. And with summer comes all the fun food stuff you can do outdoors, …