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Butter-basted Pan-seared Thick-cut Steaks

Notes: This recipe is designed for very large bone-in steaks, at least 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches thick and weighing 1 1/2 to 2 pounds. Porterhouse, …

Creamy Homemade Onion Dip

Keeps 1 week in refrigerator<p>About 2 tablespoons good-tasting extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1 large onion, cut in 1/8-inch dice<br>• Salt and freshly ground black …

Pork Schnitzel with Sage Butter

A pork version of the traditional German veal schnitzel, this is a great family favourite in our house. Feel free to ring the changes with the …

Pressure Cooker Vegan Black Bean Chili Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Freeze Beans<p>Cooked beans can easily be placed into pre-portioned freezer bags for easy storage. Be sure to date the plastic bags with a …

Coconut Cream Pound Cake Recipe

"A moist coconut pound cake, a crowd pleaser. I use this recipe for making wedding cake layers."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup butter, softened<p>1 (8 ounce) package …

When he starts work Monday, Amherst’s first economic development director will find a project all teed up and ready for

When he starts work Monday, Amherst’s first economic development director will find a project all teed up and ready for him to take a swing: …

The Force Is With Fashion: How 11 Designers Are Reimagining Star Wars Style

<i>Star Wars</i> might take place in a galaxy far, far away, but you needn’t travel to one to get your hands on some very stylish takes on the costumes from the upcoming <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> film. A series of ready-to-wear looks billed under the #Force4Fashion label and created by Billy Reid, …

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53 Gluten-Free Recipes You Definitely Want to Cook

Just because you have a gluten allergy or swore off wheat products doesn't mean your food shouldn't be ridiculously delicious. These 53 gluten-free recipes prove it.<p><b>Welcome to the land of gluten freedom.</b> Just because you have a gluten allergy or swore off wheat products for other reasons doesn't …

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21 Juicy Burger Recipes for Your July 4th Cookout

A great burger with a charred crust and a juicy, savory interior is a cornerstone of summer's best cookouts. It doesn't hurt that it's also one of those crowd-pleasing foods that's easy to make in bulk. Unfortunately, a lot of impromptu burgers wind up dry, flavorless, overcooked, and all-around …

10 After-Dark Activities to Experience This Summer

Only when the sun goes down can you enjoy some of the best outdoor activities of the summer, and in the cooler night air no less. From stargazing parties to desert garden flashlight tours to evening turtle walks, there's a lot that can be done and enjoyed only at night. Here are 10 must-do evening …

Fitbit tracking data comes up in another court case

When you wear Fitbit or any other fitness tracker and smartwatch, you not only monitor your physical activities, you also collect data about yourself -- data that can apparently be used against you in investigations. In Lancaster, Pennsylvania cops responded to a 911 call by a woman who claimed she …

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Ben Affleck And Matt Damon Are Making A Movie About The FIFA Scandal

Someone had to do it.<p><b>Ben Affleck</b> and <b>Matt Damon</b> are teaming up to take down the soccer world— no cleats, shin guards, or red cards required.<p>Last month, after an investigation (that started started “a whole Jennifer Lawrence ago,”) the U.S. Department of Justice unsealed federal indictments of nine …

The tech boom could end in 1 of 3 ways

For the tech industry, these are heady times. But economies and industries usually move in cycles. At some point the party has to end.<p>We polled several tech industry insiders and investors to find out the biggest risks that they see out on the horizon.<p>Here's what they said:<p>1. Something happens that …

A Sleek Digitally Augmented Router Offers "Autocorrect For Your Hands"

The Shaper, now reimagined by an ex-Google designer<p>Last year, Alec Rivers, a recently minted computer science Ph.D. from MIT, had a problem. He and his co-founder Ilan Moyer had created a digitally augmented power tool and planned to sell it through their company. After drawing a shape in …

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23 Fig Recipes To Make the Most While They're Fresh & Ripe

Never enough figs—that's what we always say. Here are 23 fig-tastic recipes to make the most of fig season.<p><b>Never enough figs—that's what we always say.</b> Biting into a fresh, ripe fig is one of summer's greatest joys, and when they're in season, we try to integrate them into whatever we're cooking …

Feeling Anxious? Have a Pickle

I’m from northern Vermont, and am the descendant of a long line of uptight Puritans and taciturn ice fishermen. Chattiness is not our bag. At parties, we’re big on nail-biting reticence and we tend to have an over-developed concept of personal space. A lot of us, as kids, hid behind the couch when …

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5 Reasons Your Budget Isn't Working

#5: You're ignoring it.<p>Having a plan for your money should help you manage your funds better and ensure that your money is going to support your …

When Maps Lie

Tips from a geographer on how to avoid being fooled.<p>Maps are big these days. Blogs and news sites (including this one) frequently post maps and those maps often go viral—40 maps that explain the world, the favorite TV shows of each U.S. state, and so on. They’re all over Facebook, Twitter, and …

5 Glamorous New Beauty Bars Around the Country

Go beyond blow-dry bars for nail art, dye jobs, and more.<p>Inspired by the blow-dry bar craze, the latest get-glam destinations serve up a single, specialized service — nail art, facials, even hair extensions — in a cutting-edge, affordable way. Here's what's on tap, plus tips to tide you over until …

Here's What Facebook Wants Mobile Ads to Look Like

Facebook showed off a new ad mockup to marketers at Cannes Lions on Tuesday.<p>Facebook isn’t rolling out any new ad products at Cannes Lions on Tuesday, the ad industry’s week-long annual festival in the south of France.<p>But it does have an idea for a new ad product — one that will host advertiser …

Adult colouring-in books: the latest weapon against stress and anxiety

The Michael O’Mara publishing empire is housed exactly as you would expect from a company that had no idea how fast it was going to grow. Clara Nelson, the publicity director, pointed me to various staircases in a fancy, Bicester Village-style office complex in south-west London. “That’s sales and …

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12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

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7 Meditation Apps to Try Now

In this overstimulated and hyper-distracted digital age, with a jam-packed schedule and abundance of choices at every juncture, making time (and brain space) for meditation—the self-proclaimed secret weapon of everyone from <b>Gisele Bündchen</b> to <b>Arianna Huffington</b>—can feel next to impossible.<p>Ask around, …

One huge mistake people make when renting cars

There are plenty of reasons to rent a car, from leaving an unreliable car behind on a vacation to getting around a business trip. There is a real hidden danger when renting a car that you may not even realize. And this one action on your part could put you and your family at substantial risk.<p>Rental …

How Not to Be Misled by Data

Numbers can deceive just as surely as words—so here’s a guide to avoid being led astray.<p>A number has a way of ending an argument. What can you say to it? There’s no nuance, no room for interpretation—it is what it is.<p>Unfortunately, numbers turn out to be a lot like words: powerful and illuminating …

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Technology Tools To Help You Be More Productive

In our fast-paced work environments, we all tend to look for quicker shortcuts to get our work done while still producing results. Whether it’s using …

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