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How To Survive A Plane Crash

<i>by Barbara Peterson, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p><b>The recent spate of aircraft incidents is reaffirming the importance of the pre-flight safety briefing.</b><p>Amid the wave of tragic headlines from the Germanwings crash investigation, scenes of another airline accident made the news over the weekend when an Air …

The Social Engineering of Photography: Overcoming the Challenge of Talking to People

I’m always on the lookout for potential subjects. Approaching them is something that I’ve actually gotten better at, despite the video evidence below …

How to Cook Perfect Eggs: Tips from the Founders of Egg in Williamsburg

These days, <b>George Weld</b> and <b>Evan Hanczor,</b> the farmer /restaurateur and chef behind Willamsburg’s Egg eatery, are serving up more than just scrumptious concoctions like Eggs Rothko or Grafton cheddar omelets with broiled tomatoes. Authors of the newly released <i>Breakfast,</i> they are now offering menus and …

18 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Shy Girl

Stop asking her if she's mad. She's not mad!<p><b>1. Just because she's shy doesn't mean she's not confident.</b> Please don't mistake being shy for not being self-assured. She's confident in who she is and knows what she wants, even if she may not always <i>appear</i> that way. Chances are, she's always trying her …

Relationships

BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Makes Skin Look Like Skin, Only Better

The HuffPost Style editors recently tried Glossier, a really cool new skincare line that has made us think twice about wearing makeup. After using the deep pore cleansing mask and hydrating moisturizer, all we needed was mascara, brow filler and lipstick.<p>But with Fashion Week ruining my sleep, I …

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

Here's The Secret To Saving Almost $400 On Your Next Plane Ticket

Fortunately, we just got a lot more science to offset the art.<p>The good folks over at Expedia have just released a study on when you should buy your next plane ticket.<p>Using data from Airline Reporting Corporation, Expedia determined that "while it's impossible to guarantee when travelers can find …

Expedia

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Recipes

How to Make Brown Butter Blondies, 4 Ways

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: Exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A brown butter blondie that could get you through anything -- and 4 variations to make it your</i> …

Dessert

22 Things You've Definitely Eaten If You Grew Up in New England

By: Adam Lapetina<p>New Englanders -- an assuredly hardy people, to have endured so much -- complain about a lot of things: the traffic, the weather, how the weather affects the traffic, and <i>Fever Pitch</i>. But one thing you'll never hear them gripe about is the food. Growing up in the land of Dunkin' …

Gifts for Your Impossible-to-Buy-For List

<i>Remember that feeling of panic when Christmas is days away and you have no gifts wrapped? Not this year! We're introducing our 2014 holiday gift guides -- with ideas for everyone on your list, arranged by personality and price.</i><p><i>Today: If ideas for some people on your list elude you, you’ll need to</i> …

Shopping

A Bold Christmas Eve Party

Blogger Athena Calderone has one rule for both food and design: go for strong and surprising over muted and muddled.<p><i>Blogger Athena Calderone has one</i> …

Blondies With Salted Pistachios And Lemon

Imae credit: Ulf Svane<p><i>Recipe courtesy of Sweet Paul Magazine</i><p>These blondies ooze with white chocolate and have an interesting twist of zesty lemon and salty pistachios. You can add fresh raspberries or blueberries if you like.<p><b>Serves 8–10</b><p><i>Ingredients</i><p>7.05 oz salted butter<p>7.05 oz white chocolate, …

Healthy Holiday Appetizers

The holidays are packed with seasonal gatherings, cocktail parties, lavish dinners and one too many sugar cookies and glasses of eggnog. We all know how easy it can be to overindulge on holiday treats that are full of empty calories--from greasy appetizers to sugary desserts--there are far too many …

7 Ways Restaurants Supposedly Nickel-and-Dime Customers

The restaurant industry is one with brutally small margins, so it's not surprising that restaurant owners try to cut costs as often as possible. What is surprising however, is the lengths that some will allegedly go to to save a few dollars. From using questionable shrimp to falsely labeling menu …

Dogs

Piedmont Brings Inspired Food to Durham

You could easily drive right past Piedmont restaurant in Durham, N.C., but if you did, you would never experience the gastronomic adventure inside the unassuming building on Foster Street. Only blocks away from Duke University, the Durham Bulls Athletic Stadium, and the American Tobacco Campus, …

6 Wineries to Visit in North Carolina

I confess that I’ve always been a little bit wary of The South.<p><i>Dan Dunn is taking an extensive road trip across America to research his forthcoming</i> …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Growing up, my enchiladas came in two forms. The first was the creamy, cheese-packed enchilada casserole that my mom used to make. I'm fairly certain it was created by combining chicken thighs with some canned green chilies, a tub of sour cream, a pack of grated Jack cheese, and a packet of …

Hot Milk Cake

Heat oven to 325°. Bring 1 cup milk to a simmer in a 1-qt. saucepan; remove from heat and add 2 tbsp. vanilla. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt …

Dessert

Carbonara Recipes That Should Be In Your Weekly Rotation This Winter

Carbonara is one of those dishes that proves that the simple things in life are often the best. Made with eggs, cheese and pork, carbonara is as easy to put together at it is to consume in massive quantities. It's traditionally made with pancetta or guanciale, but can also be made with bacon. This …

Foodies

Tailgate with Sunny Anderson: Make her nacho dogs, root beer chicken and more

One of the perks of football season is having a good old fashioned tailgate to cheer on your favorite team. Celebrity chef and host of "The Kitchen" Sunny Anderson has the perfect menu that will be touchdown for everyone. Here, she's sharing her recipes for nacho dogs, root beer chicken, Bloody …

Ramen Donuts Exist?! Mind. Blown.

You can always count on Josh Scherer from Culinary Bro-Down to come through with something as mind-blowing as a ramen donut, or as he’s calling them, RAMUTS. The new Cronut? We think not, but after reading about them (first via Mashable), we shockingly <i>didn’t</i> want to run away from the idea of ramen …

Doughnuts

Our Favorite Recipes for Winter Entertaining

Whether you're hosting a 'wear your ugliest Christmas sweater' cocktail party or having the whole extended family over for the first night of Hanukkah, you're probably on the hunt for a little holiday recipe inspiration. So we've gathered all our favorite dishes for winter entertaining over on the …

Make dinner simple with these easy weeknight chicken recipes

Don't have much time to make dinner during the week? Add these two quick and simple chicken dishes from George Mendes. Not only are they easy to make but they're full of Mediterranean flavors that your entire family will enjoy. Here, the chef and author of "My Portgual" shares his recipes for …

14 Baking Lessons from Exceptional Cookbooks

Get baking tips and find the perfect holiday present from this list of exceptional cookbooks on baking.<p><i>This season’s list of exceptional cookbooks is</i> …

Community Picks -- Best Breakfast Baked Good

<i>For our latest contest, we're partnering with Bob's Red Mill to find the best breakfast baked goods that will make your morning something special.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Breakfast Baked Good contest!</i><p>Once again, we want to give a big …

Breakfast

5 Awesome Cocktails for Epic Cozy Scenarios

If you don’t have a fireplace or burly lumberjack (or lumberjane) to cuddle up next to this winter, we have the next best thing: booze. Here, chefs …

Blogs | Food & Wine

Jenn Louis, the Best New Chef alum behind Ray in Portland, Oregon, shares her favorite spots in to eat, shop and stay in Ethiopia.<p>Ariel Arce, the …