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2. Your Inner Roommate

the only way to find peace is to stop thinking about yourself the "I" that is always talking will never be content before your current problem there was a different problem and if you're wise you'l...

1. The Voice Inside Your Head

TLDR: we have a mental voice inside our heads that never stops talking if you're smart you'll get to know this voice better you can't shut it up by "yelling" at it, you have to step back and look a...

Hard boiled eggs

put eggs on the steamer 1 cup of water 5 minutes on high https://www.kitchentreaty.com/how-to-make-hard-boiled-eggs-in-the-instant-pot/

  • Updated 28 days ago by vince
Easy and tasty Dal

"the general formula is roughly the same: add 1 cup rinsed lentils, water (the amount depends on the type of lentil), turmeric, and salt to the Instant Pot, set to high pressure, and cook for anywh...

  • Updated 29 days ago by vince
What actually works to prevent kids’ colds

Children get on average three to six colds per year Colds are spread from when mucous from an infected person's nose or mouth enter another person's body which happens through direct contact or thr...

  • Updated 29 days ago by vince
Authentication in Rails

If you want to roll out your own authentication in Rails this should get you going /app/controllers/concerns/authenticate.rb ```ruby module Authenticate extend ActiveSupport::Concern protected ...

  • Updated 30 days ago by vince
Students Learn From People They Love

Great article from NYT (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/opinion/learning-emotion-education.html) about "putting relationship quality at the center of education" TLDR: Emotions assign value to th...

  • Updated 30 days ago by vince
Train your memory

Great article from WSJ (https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-store-data-along-memory-lane-11547853504) by a memory champion (who can memorize 10,000 numbers) on how to train your memory. His book is...

Google Analytics with Rails 5 and Turbolinks

Go (https://analytics.google.com/analytics) to Admin > Property > Tracking Info > Tracking Code to get your 'UA-xxxxxxx-x' apps/views/application/_analytics.html.erb ```javascript <% if Rails.env.p...

  • Updated 25 days ago by vince
One Simple Practice That Changes Everything

"Making sure that your intentions align with your real values is one of the best ways to lead the life you want. That’s why right intention is the key to the Buddha’s eightfold path" https://www.ga...

  • Updated about 1 month ago by vince
Rice Pudding

Ingredients 1 cup Arborio rice 1 1/2 cups water 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups whole milk, divided* 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup raisins "You can use almost any rice ...

Yellow Jasmine Rice

Ingredients 2 Tbsp butter ($0.22) 2 cloves garlic, minced ($0.16) 1 tsp turmeric ($0.10) 1/4 tsp cumin ($0.02) 1/8 tsp cinnamon ($0.02) 2 cups uncooked long grain jasmine rice ($0.96) 3 cups chicke...

Super easy Chicken Tikka

Ingredients 1 Chicken Breast 3 Tbsp Greek Yoghurt ½ Lemon juice and rind 1 Tsp Ginger Puree 1 Tsp Garlic Puree 1 Tsp Chilli Powder 1 Tsp Coriander 1 Tsp Cumin 1 Tsp Mixed Spice 1 Tsp Turmeric 1 Tsp...

Chili in 30 mins

Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 Pound Ground Beef 1 Medium Onion, Diced 2 Tablespoons Chili Powder 1/2 Tablespoon Garlic Powder 1/2 Tablespoon Cumin 1 Teaspoon Hot Pepper Sauce, Optional 1/2 ...

  • Updated about 1 month ago by vince
Chicken Pho in 30 mins

Ingredients: 14 oz rice noodles 1 Tbsp olive oil extra virgin 1 large yellow onion halved 1 2-inch piece ginger cut into 1/4 inch slices and slightly smashed 3 cardamom pods lightly smashed 1 cinna...

Miso Soup Recipes

I love that this recipe (https://steamykitchen.com/106-how-to-make-miso-soup-recipe.html) from steamy kitchen has 1 minute, 3 minute, 4 minute and 20 minute versions. This way you can start at the ...

Make great Miso soup at home

with Enoki mushrooms

Be calm and focused in the face of adversity

welcome every challenging situation as an opportunity to practice "At any moment your circumstances could take a turn for the worst. This you cannot control, but you can control your mind, and your...

Thai Street Food

Thai food, and Thai street food in particular, holds a special place in my heart. And it's especially good for beginners since most of it can be done on just one wok and is fast and [relatively] he...

Make my daughter's favorite foods

I asked my 7 year old what her favorite foods are since that I thought it would be a good motivation to learn to cook. This is her list: Indian chicken (tandoori) Burritos (with just chicken and r...