Susan Abinante

22 Flips | 3 Magazines | 28 Likes | @sabinante | Keep up with Susan Abinante on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Susan Abinante”

This Saucy, Speedy Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry Will Ruin You For All Others

My mother is one of those amazing, self-taught cooks who never uses any recipes or measurements, which is wonderful if you’re eating her food, but frustrating if you’re trying to learn how to cook like her.<p>One year, I decided to try to document some my favorite recipes of hers. I shadowed her when …

What Charlie Gard case teaches us about life and death

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the most disturbing places I've ever worked was a neonatal intensive care unit. Doctors fought valiantly to keep severely ill infants alive on high-tech machines, but often failed to do so. Babies, at the very beginning of their lives, faced their untimely ends.<p>The death of innocent …

We All Know Peas Are Nutritious, But Here's Exactly Why

That's a whole lot of protein.<p>There’s a reason your mom made you eat your peas when you were a kid.<p>This vegetable (which is actually a seed of a fruit, botanically speaking) might be small, but it turns out to be a nutritional powerhouse. Ever wonder how, exactly?<p>First off, they’re a good source of …

The Chicken Katsu Recipe Every Kid (and Adult) Will Love

Chicken katsu is the cutlet for everyone, at any time.<p>Every Sunday night, my wife and I take our son, Marlon, to the sushi spot down the block from our apartment. But he never gets sushi. Instead, he always asks the waitress for his usual: “Cranberry juice on the rocks and chicken katsu, please.”<p>I …

Recipes

Colonel Sanders’ nephew revealed the family’s secret recipe — here’s how to make KFC’s ‘original' fried chicken

Colonel Sanders' nephew casually revealed to a reporter a recipe that had been passed down in a family scrapbook.<p>Could this be KFC's closely guarded …

11 Low-Carb Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

No cardboard-like granola bars in sight.<p>When you're doing the low-carb thing and a case of the munchies strikes, it can be challenging to come up with snacks that are as easy to make as they are to throw in your purse.<p>On top of that, these noshes should also do your body a solid in the nutrition …

Nutrition

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

Magic happens when you combine soy sauce and butter

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>These last few weeks I’ve …

The Ultimate Secret to Getting More Stuff Done | Inc.com

For many entrepreneurs and busy professionals, the pursuit of getting more done during a typical workload can seem daunting. We're distracted constantly; we spend considerable time putting out fires and managing those who can't manage themselves.<p>Think about it: How many times were you interrupted …

Jeff Bezos

The Easiest Roast Chicken You'll Ever Make

By Alyse Whitney<p>You don't even need a thermometer to know when it's done.<p>Roasting a whole chicken sounds a lot more complicated than it actually is. You don't have to be <b>Ina Garten</b> on a Friday night to make it happen—this easy roast chicken recipe has six ingredients (including salt and pepper), can …

Cooking

Best Baked Potatoes | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

Here's the recipe to make the original Girl Scout Cookie from 1917

There’s a big birthday worth celebrating this year. Girl Scout cookies have been around for a whole century now, and 2017 is their hundredth …

When you learn this Buddhist master's 21 rules of life, you'll completely realign your priorities

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi?<br>If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<br>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

The Original Girl Scout Cookie Recipe from 1922 Is Amazingly Simple

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the first Girl Scout Cookie sale, we’re sharing the original Girl Scout Cookie recipe from 1922!<p>The first cookie …

Eight Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Salt, fat, acid, heat: this is Samin Nosrat’s secret to cooking. Today we start with salt: as important to a dish as any other ingredient, she says. Start with these slow-roasted pork tacos and salted caramel cookies.<p>My parents left Tehran for San Diego on the eve of the Iranian revolution, shortly …

Recipes

Facts About David Bowie You May Not Have Known

Looking back on little-reported moments in the life of the Thin White Duke.<p>One day, the frail knot of people and places that is you will dissolve forever. It doesn't matter who you are—one day your body will leap up and kill you. That seems to be a feeling pushing back against everyone's sense of …

Why ‘American Idol’ Was Killed By Stunt Casting At The Judging Panel

Throughout the 2000s, I watched <i>American Idol</i> on a regular basis. It was my exception to the rule on multiple levels; the only reality show I was willing to watch, and the only thing related to mainstream pop that I cared about. I was there for many of the show’s big moments during that decade; …

'Purple Rain' Taught Me How To Be In A Band

<i>Prince's semi-autobiographical film,</i> Purple Rain<i>, hit theaters 30 years ago this weekend, presenting the world with a bold new model for the contemporary pop artist. NPR television critic Eric Deggans remembers the moment vividly. Hear his conversation with special correspondent Michele Norris</i> …