Stephanie Leontis

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15 Lessons From Turning My Travel Blog Into A Career

<b>There are a handful of questions that I get asked several times a week when on the road (or even at home).</b>The first, far and away the most popular, …

Travel Writing

Free Options to Popular Paid Marketing Services and Tools

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>What tools do you use to get your online marketing work done?<p>Can you do all the same work of a digital marketer, and do it for <b>free</b>?<p>The list of tools you use—often referred to as a marketing stack—probably covers a variety of different uses and needs, …

The Startup's Guide to Doing Keyword Research Like The Pros

As the owner of a new online business, one of your biggest challenges is likely cash flow. Unfortunately, the only solution to this problem (besides a generous influx of investor cash) is to start driving search engine traffic and generating revenue – fast.<p>And herein lies the classic catch 22: you …

SEO

Google Analytics Goals, A Step-by-Step Guide

So, your Google Analytics is all set up to track how many page views and visits your website is receiving. You know where they came from, how much …

Analytics

The Insider’s Guide to L.A.’s Downtown Arts District

Our guide of where to go, what to eat and what to see in the hip DTLA arts district.<p>District by district, Downtown L.A. is going through a rebirth, …

Sriracha-Buttered Shrimp

Servings<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>6 tablespoons Sriracha<p>3 cloves minced garlic<p>1 pound head-on shrimp<p>1 tablespoon lemon zest<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh mint<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh basil<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whip butter with Sriracha and melt in skillet.<p>Sauté minced garlic in it and …

Seafood

Wildness

BA’s Best Macaroni and Cheese

4 Servings<p>Don’t be alarmed if the sauce looks thin at first: It will continue to thicken as it bakes with the noodles. This recipe also easily doubles—because one can't have too much mac 'n' cheese. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons …

Onions

Three Excellent Places to Find Free Online Courses

March 20, 2015<br>Today we are sharing with you three excellent websites that will help you find the best free online classes or MOOCs from top trending …

Is Education Technology Where Women Are Starting To Buck The Tech World’s Sexist Trends?

The number of women founders and executives at startups is dismal. But at ed-tech incubators, the numbers are starting to improve.<p>The landmark San Francisco trial between iconic venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins and Ellen Pao, the woman who did not become partner, may be over. But its …

Education Technology

Mississippi Mud Pie (aka Muddy Mississippi Cake)

Layers of crumbly cookie crust, rich chocolate cake, and creamy pudding make this Mississippi mud pie from Matt Lewis's "Baked Explorations" cookbook the ultimate indulgence for chocolate lovers.

Dessert

The Unique Challenges Of Being A Middle-Aged Woman Entrepreneur

From questions about their family duties to disbelief in their market potential, these women are battling Silicon Valley’s misconceptions.<p>In today’s entrepreneurship model, women who start companies in their forties to fifties are a fast-growing group. And this invites a whole new set of …

Butter Pecan Ice Cream Recipe

In a skillet over medium-low heat, add pecans and butter. Toast, stirring occasionally, until pecans are lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Add a …

Dessert

11 Beef Recipes You Should Master: It’s What’s for Dinner

Nutrient-rich and full of iron, beef is a versatile meat that cooks quickly and is just as delicious in a winter stew as it is grilled outdoors in …

Food

Slow-Cooker Provençal Lemon and Olive Chicken Recipe

<b>Serves 6 to 8</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 cups chopped onions<p>8 skinless chicken thighs (bone-in or boneless)<p>1 lemon, thinly sliced and seeded<p>1 cup green olives, …

Peach Dutch Baby Pancake with Cherry Compote

6 to 8 Servings<p>Think of this Dutch baby recipe as one gigantic, stress-free pancake.<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Compote<p>1/4 cup honey<p>2 3' strips lemon peel<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>2 cups cups fresh (or frozen, thawed) cherries (about 1 lb.), stemmed, pitted, halved<p>Pancake<p>4 tablespoons (1/2 …

Baking

Mandarin Orange Cake

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: A nostalgic, summertime cake to bring out the kid in you.</i><p>I am a last-minute baker -- a procrasti-baker. As such, I am most …

Dessert

Maialino's Olive Oil Cake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The effortlessly sexy dessert you can stir together from your pantry (+ the olive oil cake that will ruin you for all others).</i><p>Does anyone really want a fancy, …

Dessert

Shrimp with Spinach, Garlic and Smoked Paprika

If you have yet to discover the glory of smoked paprika, this is your official invitation. Made from smoked red peppers, it is a key ingredient in …

Food

Gooey Chocolate Cookies that Also Happen to Be Gluten-Free

These decadent chocolate brownie cookies take the cake with gluten-free desserts.<p><i>It's hump day. Why not celebrate with something sweet? Welcome to Baking Wednesday.</i><p>What if we told you these gooey, rich, Chocolate Brownie Cookies fit in with one of the hottest health trends out there right now? Yep, …

Dessert

Chicken Paprikash Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> The chicken is most flavorful if left to season at least four hours and preferably overnight. If short on time, season chicken 30 minutes before cooking. The easiest way to chop canned tomatoes is to use kitchen shears and snip the tomatoes in the can. This is delicious served with egg …

25 Days of Cookies for Your Holiday Baking: Day 2, World Peace Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 2: World Peace Cookies<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe.</i> <i>Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>Everyone’s busy preparing for Santa Claus, but don’t forget to show …

Dessert

Five Minute Bourbon Balls

This year my Christmas candy wishlist is bigger than ever! It's making a real mess of things in my kitchen, but in the end those dirty dishes are …

Make Fresh Mexican on the Grill: Men's Health.com

2 Tbsp white vinegar<br>1/2 Tbsp orange juice<br>1 onion, chopped<br>2 garlic cloves, chopped<br>2 Tbsp chipotle pepper in adobo<br>1/2 Tbsp guajillo pepper powder or chili powder<br>Pinch cinnamon<br>1 lb pork loin, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds<br>Salt and pepper<br>1 avocado, pitted and peeled<br>1 cup store-bought salsa verde<br>2 thick …

How To Make Gravy

Exactly How My Mom Makes Her Awesome Gravy.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 10, 2013 88<p>I’m trying to be timely!<p>I’ve got to tell you that my mom is the gravy …

Tangy Slow-Cooker Brisket With Potatoes and Sweet Peppers Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 1/2 tablespoons olive oilKosher saltCracked black pepper3 pound beef brisket1 medium onion, minced2 bell peppers, seeded and sliced2 pounds small potatoes, such as fingerlings2 14.5-ounce cans fire-roasted, diced tomatoes1 tablespoons brown sugar1 1/2 tablespoons …

DIY power bars

“Even more important is the ingredient control issue,” says Saulsbury. “Even though a lot of bars are touted as natural, there isn’t any federal regulation of that term—so companies can decide what they want that to mean.” As a result, ready-made bars often contain unhealthy ingredients and …