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Restaurant Risotto

Make restaurant-quality risotto the way chefs do. It doesn’t require exotic ingredients, just attention to detail.

2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
2 cups arborio rice
1/2 cup dry white wine
6 cups chicken stock, heated until hot
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper, to taste

Line a baking sheet with foil.

In a heavy 4-quart pot over medium-high heat, combine 1 tablespoon of the butter with the oil. Add the onion and cook for 2 minutes, stirring with a wooden spoon, or until the onion begins to soften. Take care that it does not brown.

Stir in the rice and stir well for 1 minute to coat the grains all over.

Add the wine and cook, stirring, until the rice absorbs almost all of the liquid...

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Network transformation helped Spark seamlessly shift Kiwis into remote work

When New Zealand went into lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation saw a drastic shift in network usage, with daytime use looking awfully like it was 9pm for an entire day.

With telco Spark previously calling this a 7-day weekend, its daytime broadband load almost doubled in April, with peak broadband demand hitting 27% above normal levels, while mobile peak traffic was 22% higher.

See also: Spark warns of larger COVID impact to New Zealand telco in coming year

Spark New Zealand head of IT infrastructure Siddharth Kumar on Thursday said the telco could handle it, thanks mostly to preparations it had already made around modernising its infrastructure and how that investment during COVID-19 had, in a sense, paid off.

“The changes that we saw was around the workload distr...

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2021 Acura TLX A-Spec: Good looks and turbo power – Roadshow

The dashboard and center stack is a little busy, but otherwise, the interior is lovely.

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افزایش اعتماد به نفس در زنان با چند راهکار ساده

کمبود اعتماد به نفس در زنان یکی باعث پسرفت یک جامعه می شود. زیرا زنان نقش مهمی را در تربیت نسل آینده برعهده دارند. وقتی این گروه جنسی خودشان را نپذیرند، مطمئنا نمی توانند نسلی سالم و موفق را تربیت کنند. برای افزایش اعتماد به نفس در زنان راههای زیادی وجود دارد. ما در ادامه قصد داریم به این راه‌ها بپردازیم.

عادت ها را به چالش بکشید

برای افزایش اعتماد به نفس در زنان لازم است تا با عادت های منفی بجنگید. شما به ندرت زنی با اعتماد به نفس را پیدا می کنید که زندگی او بدون هیجان و تکراری باشد...

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با راه های افزایش عزت نفس پادشاه جمع های دوستانه شوید

اعتماد به نفس به معنای خودباوری است. وقتی شما خودتان را باور داشته باشید، در برابر کوهی از مشکلات مقاوم و استوار می مانید. کسانی که در برابر کوچکترین مشکلات سریع رنگ می بازند، در واقع اعتماد به نفس کافی ندارند. راه های افزایش اعتماد به نفس زیاد است. ما در این مطلب قصد داریم به همین موضوع بپردازیم.

1. خود را با دیگران مقایسه نکنید

یکی از مشکلات افرادی که به کمبود اعتماد به نفس مبتلا هستند، مقایسه کردن خود با دیگران است. این کار باعث می شود تا خود را دست کم بگیرید...

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راه های افزایش اعتماد به نفس با ساده ترین تکنیکها

اعتماد به نفس به معنای خودباوری است. وقتی شما خودتان را باور داشته باشید، در برابر کوهی از مشکلات مقاوم و استوار می مانید. کسانی که در برابر کوچکترین مشکلات سریع رنگ می بازند، در واقع اعتماد به نفس کافی ندارند. راه های افزایش اعتماد به نفس زیاد است. ما در این مطلب قصد داریم به همین موضوع بپردازیم.

1. خود را با دیگران مقایسه نکنید

یکی از مشکلات افرادی که به کمبود اعتماد به نفس مبتلا هستند، مقایسه کردن خود با دیگران است. این کار باعث می شود تا خود را دست کم بگیرید...

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Boston Butt With Sauerkraut

Starting with a cut like Boston Butt is a great start to a delicious roast, and cooking it in this sweet and tangy mixture of sauerkraut and brown sugar is an excellent next step. The result is tender pork and extra flavorful kraut on the side.


serves/makes:

ready in:
  over 5 hrs

Rating: 4/5

2 reviews


ingredients

4 pounds Boston Butt (pork roast)
2 cans (15 ounce size) sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
1 cup brown sugar
1 envelope dry onion soup mix

directions

Place the pork roast in the crock pot.

In a bowl, combine the sauerkraut, brown sugar, and onion soup mix. Mix well and pour the mixture over the pork.

Cover the crock pot and cook on high heat for 1 hour. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 6 more hours or until the pork is tender and cooked.

Remove the roast from...

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Microsoft and Telstra to partner on cloud, IoT, and digital twins

Microsoft and Telstra have announced an extension of their long-standing partnership, with plans to jointly build cloud-based solutions on Azure while leveraging the Telstra Data Hub.

Specifically, this will see the pair leverage Internet of Things (IoT), edge computing, artificial intelligence, and digital twin capability to develop solutions in areas such as asset tracking, supply chain management, telematics, and smart spaces.

One of those projects will involve Telstra building a digital twin based on Azure across its own commercial buildings, which will be initially deployed at five buildings including the telco’s flagship site at 242 Exhibition St in Melbourne.

Additionally, under the partnership, Telstra will leverage Azure as the cloud platform for the telco’s ongoing internal ...

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How a ballerina became a gamer and entrepreneur: The Mari Takahashi origin story – CNET


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Mari Takahashi is one of the most interesting people you should know. For 10 years she was a professional ballet dancer. And now she’s a widely known and respected gamer and entrepreneur.

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This story is part of I’m So Obsessed (subscribe here), our podcast featuring interviews with actors, artists, celebrities and creative types about their work, career and current obsessions.

Mari Takahashi’s life reads like the origin story of a comic book character. For 10 years, she was a professional ballet dancer. Then she took an acting gig for a YouTube video, which launched her into a different career doing sketch comedy and playing video games for the YouTube behemoth Smosh. She also co-founded the channel Smosh Games and is now on her own as an entrepreneur...

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Every new Alexa device from Amazon: Prices, release dates, and how to buy

Amazon held an invite-only hardware event on Thursday, Sept. 24 to announce an entirely new range of Amazon Alexa-enabled smart devices, including new Echo speakers. ZDNet has rounded up all the goodies, below, complete with photos and information on pricing, when they’re available, and how to buy them. Consider this your one-stop shop. 

Also: When is Prime Day 2020? Everything we know so far

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Release date: Preorder from Sept. 24 | Shipping starts Oct. 22

This is Amazon’s next-generation Echo. Gone is the cylindrical design! Featuring a spherical form factor, fabric finish, and a bright LED light ring at the base, the new Echo is certainly striking. It also combines the “best of Echo and Echo Plus into a single device,” Amazon said. On the inside, it packs a 3...

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