Chicken under a brick isn't a new dish, and it's most often prepared on the grill, but this method from Bon Appetit combines everything I love about a 30 minute roast chicken: the time saved, the crispy skin, and of course, the hands-off preparation. In just a little time, you have a meal for the family.
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Every day is filled with tiny annoyances: from bottle tops that won't open to shoelaces that keep coming undone. Thanks to the internet, someone's out solving most of those problems for us. If you want to remove the tiny frustrations that plague you day to day, here are ten great solutions to get you started.
If you use Microsoft Word for work, or on any regular basis, you know how much time a couple of quick shortcuts can save you, especially if you use them every day. This graphic runs down eight tips for Word that may be familiar to daily drivers, but still useful for students, office workers, and resume builders alike.
For the self-employed and those who regularly work from home, routines are sacred. It's scarily easy to let your schedule slip and before you know, your productivity has plummeted and procrastination has set in. I experienced this recently and the culprit was entirely unexpected — an espresso machine.
A pressure cooker is an amazing appliance with many uses, but making hearty soup and savoury broth in minutes is one we hadn't initially anticipated. Thankfully, this video from Bon Appetit shows you exactly how to do it, and in less than a half-hour to boot.
Gaming peripherals are great for productivity as well as games — they often come with macro buttons you can program special commands for. Over at DIY Photography, they explain that gaming mice are especially great, since the extra programmable buttons can do in one click what keyboard shortcuts may take several to accomplish.
Steaks are a great choice for casual, outdoor gatherings, but can be a little tricky for seated dinner parties. Instead of attempting to cook a bunch of smaller steaks, struggling to time it all just right, and smoking up your kitchen, the people at ChefSteps suggest focusing on one large steak to absolute perfection.