Celebrity chef Curtis Stone on the 3 kitchen products he can’t live without

Our editors have independently selected the items featured in this article because we think they’re worth knowing about. Shop TODAY has affiliate relationships so we may get a small share of the revenue if you buy something through our links. Between receiving a Michelin star and launching a new hit show, you may think celebrity chef Curtis Stone wouldn’t have time to cook at home. But the “Field Trip with Curtis Stone” star told TODAY.com he always tries to make time to cook fresh meals for his family, even if it’s a quick dish. “When I’m at home, I love to cook,” he said. “We cook very simply at home. We don’t do anything elaborate.” Stone told TODAY that he’s “always testing products,” so naturally, we asked the pro about his must-have gadgets in the kitchen. If you’re looking to keep it healthy in the new year, Stone recommends picking up a reliable grater to make slicing vegetables a piece of cake. “I’ve got this grater that’s got a crank on it that’ll grate a dozen carrots in two minutes,” he explained. “So I use that a lot because I cook for the kids, an...

Montana tribal designer’s work featured in Jada Pinkett Smith’s gift guide

A Montana Native American fashion designer is getting big props from a big star in advance of the holiday shopping season. Bethany Yellowtail, who has ties to the Crow and Northern Cheyenne tribes, had her B. Yellowtail beach towel featured in actress Jada Pinkett Smith’s holiday gift guide in People magazine. Pinkett Smith highlighted 12 gifts the feature the work of women, people of color and ethical companies. “Carrying energy that matches my home is essential when I travel. This gift exudes just that: faith, family and the Native American Apsáalooke homeland its founder was raised on. Cozy and woven jacquard-style, it’s always nice to have something meaningful on your body,” Pinkett Smith wrote of the towel. Pinkett Smith has been a Hollywood fixture for nearly three decades. She has other business interests in fashion and other areas, with a focus on products empowering women of color. Automatic Paper Pulp Egg Carton Tray Making Machine The “Faith” beach towel was inspired by the Crow name given to Yellowtail as a girl: Ammaakeealaachelibaachiilakaacheesh. Loosely translated, it means “Overcomes through Faith,” according to the B. Yellowt...

How to use the Shop feature on Instagram to buy products

If you are a frequent Instagram user, chances are you may have noticed some posts in your feed with a small shopping bag icon, tucked in the lower left-hand corner.  This is Instagram’s Shop feature, which includes products offered by hundreds of brands and retailers across the world — and it’s a wise investment from the social media platform.   Analysts told Business Insider that Instagram’s move to shopping will be so successful that it will generate $10 billion in revenue by 2021. Using the Shop feature is easy, too. Any post with a shopping bag icon has a product or products linked to it — just tap on the product name, and you’re taken to the description page where you can save it for later, or buy it now.  Some products are available to purchase without even leaving the app, while others take you to the retailer’s website to finalize the transaction.  Some retailers partner with Instagram to provide a check-out process within the app. Most of those retailers are featured on Instagram’s @shop account.  Instagram’s @shop account features many retailers that have items available for purchase on the app. Meira Gebel/Business Insider 2....

Global Home Beer Brewing Machine Market 2019-2023 | Multi-Featured Product Offerings to Boost Growth | Technavio

Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled global home beer brewing machine market 2019-2023. (Graphic: Business Wire) Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled global home beer brewing machine market 2019-2023. (Graphic: Business Wire) LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global home beer brewing machine market is expected to post a CAGR of almost 13% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. Request a free sample report Residential consumers especially in North America are setting up small-scale breweries and are selling home-brewed beer to local manufacturers. The preference for self-brewed beer is also increasing among consumers who consume beer regularly or host frequent house parties. Such factors have fueled the demand for home beer brewing machines which can efficiently handle high demand during large parties and minimize expenses. Moreover, home beer brewing machines are available in different sizes, can be easily installed, and help in small scale mobile beer brewing and storage. This growing demand for home craft or draught beer will drive home beer brewing machine market gr...

2019 Mazda CX-5 review: More style and power makes the CX-5 even better

The Good The 2019 Mazda CX-5 is a great-driving crossover with a premium-feeling interior and lots of features. The Bottom Line Mazda’s new Signature trim level does the best job yet of making the CX-5 into a near-luxury contender. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. A few years ago I sat in a presentation where Mazda engineers showed how the throttle response of a CX-5 crossover compared to that of a Porsche, a Lexus and an Audi. Why, I asked in slightly politer terms, would they waste our time on that instead of comparing the CX-5 to its actual competition, like the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V? Because, a PR rep replied, Mazda didn’t want to remain a mainstream brand but instead hoped to become a luxury contender. At the time, that was a big stretch for the CX-5. But now that the compact crossover has a fancy new Signature trim level, with a powerful turbo engine under the hood and lots of lovely appointments, it’s a little easier to consider the compact crossover as a near-premium vehicle. White is unquestiona...

Zacks.com featured highlights include: Universal Forest Products, Fossil, Hibbett, China Petroleum and Principal Financial

Chicago, IL – September 11, 2019 – Stocks in this week’s article are Universal Forest Products UFPI, Fossil Group FOSL, Hibbett Sports HIBB, China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. SNP and Principal Financial Group PFG. When considering valuation metrics, price-to-earnings ratio has always been the obvious choice. This is because calculations based on earnings are easy and come in handy. However, price-to-sales has emerged as a convenient tool to determine the value of stocks that are incurring losses or are in an early cycle of development, generating meager or no profits. While a loss-making company with a negative price-to-earnings ratio falls out of investor favor, its price-to-sales could indicate the hidden strength of its business. This underrated ratio is also used to identify a recovery situation or ensure that a company’s growth is not overvalued. A stock’s price-to-sales ratio reflects how much investors are paying for each dollar of revenues generated by the company. If the price-to-sales ratio is 1, it means that investors are paying $1 for every $1 of revenues generated by the company. So, it goes without saying that a stock with a price-to-sales below 1 ...

Fleetworthy Solutions Announced as ATA Featured Product Provider

ARLINGTON, Va., June 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, American Trucking Associations announced it is renewing Fleetworthy Solutions’ COMPLY 2.0, a transportation compliance solution, as an ATA Business Solutions Featured Product. “Safety and regulatory compliance are vital to the growth of the business of our members and the safety of America’s roadways,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “Our members are investing in products and software like the ones offered by Fleetworthy Solutions because it allows them to safely and efficiently grow their business while also ensuring and promoting a culture of compliance and safety.” Fleetworthy Solutions provides software and process consultation that assists companies with compliance and asset management through their proprietary software solution, COMPLY 2.0. “Renewing our connection to and relationship with the ATA is always exciting for us. We have uncovered multiple channels through which we can reach our customers in a more efficient and widespread manner,” said Fleetworthy Solutions CEO Mike Precia. “We look forward to another year partnering with ATA as a member of the...