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Two Loaves of Rosemary Garlic Lavender from Recipe with Olive Oil

Rosemary, Garlic, and Lavender No-Knead Bread Recipe

After working through several types of bread recipes,  I am going to share with you one of the more popular, easier dinner breads we’ve made.  It comes from an adaptation of a famous no-knead recipe published in The New York Times.  In our tests, it performed very well and requires almost no effort, a handful of ingredients, and can serve as a very easy introduction if you’ve never baked a loaf of bread in your life.  It should not be intimidating for you, even if you haven’t turned on an oven in years.

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Tom Brier Ragtime

If You Were Born in the 1980’s, You Probably Love Ragtime Music Because of Video Games and Don’t Know It

There seems to be a misconception that ragtime music died along with the western saloons and brothels in which it reached its fruition.  That isn’t true.  If you grew up playing Nintendo, you may not even realize that you are a huge ragtime fan.  You know dozens of ragtime hits and hearing them will probably…

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America Forgot Many Valuable Lessons When It Moved from the Farms to the Cities

A few hours ago, I finished writing a piece about global investing through a Roth IRA, which was published to the About.com network.  It got into some of the complexities of foreign investing, including the differences between share classes domiciled in various markets and currency translations.  As I was thinking about whether there was anything…

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Why Are People Surprised That Savings Bonds Beat Stocks Over the Past 12+ Years?

I’ve noticed an array of articles exclaiming that savings bonds, including both the Series EE savings bonds and the Series I savings bonds, beat stocks over the past ten or fifteen years.  Nearly every time I make my way into one of these essays or news stories, I just shake my head because the surprise displayed by the men and women penning these pieces indicate a complete lack of competence.  Those of you who have any experience managing money or with history immediately know my objective: No asset class, per se, is sacrosanct.  What matters is the price you pay for the asset relative to how much underlying cash it generates.

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