Tiffany Mason

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Proof that the best musician of the 21st century is Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar frequently refers to himself as the world’s “greatest rapper.” He might be selling himself short.<p>Quartz analyzed data from the website Metacritic to identify the best-reviewed albums of the 21st century, and found that Lamar is on an unparalleled critical run. According to music …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Prince's former wives issue messages of grief

The two women who married Prince have both issued messages of love and grief in the wake of his passing.<p>Mayte Garcia, Prince's first wife who married …

The Latest: Prince to be honored in New Orleans jazz funeral

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of superstar musician Prince (all times local):<p>11:20 p.m.<p>Prince fans in New Orleans have organized a jazz …

Bourbon Smoked Ribs

We made these smoked ribs last year in our barrel smoker and they turned out SO good. We were so busy trying out other new recipes in our new smoker …

BBQ

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking

You'll Be Making This Negroni Granita All Summer Long

Negroni Granita is a cooling, fun way to serve this classic Italian aperitif. Serve it with cheese and crackers for an outdoor party!<p>Cooking, baking and cocktail-making is all fun and games until what you want to make doesn’t turn out exactly as you planned. Then you sit back and remember, oh …

Supreme Court faces new reality on marriage equality

<b>(CNN) —</b> The justices of the Supreme Court practice politics as much as law -- and that will be clearer than ever when the issue of same-sex marriage comes before the court on Tuesday.<p>Public opinion on same-sex marriage has turned upside down since the Supreme Judicial Court in Massachusetts first …

Stir-Fried Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas and Lemon | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Mint leaves add a fresh, bracing quality to an easy chicken stir-fry that makes an easy weeknight dinner for the family. Sugar snap peas provide their natural sweetness and irresistible crunch, while fragrant lemon zest and juice add a welcome brightness.<p><b>Stir-Fried Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas and</b> …

Recipes

Asian-Flavored Chicken with Shiitakes and Bok Choy | Williams-Sonoma Taste

This easy Asian-inspired recipe is a great choice for getting a healthy gluten-free dinner on the table on a busy weeknight. Chicken and vegetables are bathed in a quick Korean-inspired sauce that is also good on fish. Nutty-flavored, slightly sticky short-grain brown rice is an easy gluten-free …

Recipes

Healthy shrimp scampi in under 20 minutes — what a catch!

If you're a fan of shrimp scampi, you know that part of what makes it so delicious is the butter. But you don't have to use gobs of butter to get that rich flavor. This recipe for garlicky, lemony shrimp scampi from Cooking Light has less than two teaspoons per serving — plenty to give it a buttery …

Seafood

Kirko Bangz - Keep It Trill (Official Video)

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Terribly ill but still F.L.A.W.L.E.S.S<p>Wow!

SIYA | "Real MVP" (Official Video) (Directed by Mike Ho)

6 Things That Happen to the Body Without Enough Water

The Institute of Medicine suggests women drink about nine cups of water a day, which may leave you wondering whether that's actually worth all the trips to the bathroom. We went straight to the studies to debunk the hydration hype.<p><b>1. You're more likely to have health problems.</b> Higher water intake …

Grilled Chicken Wings with Vinegar and Chiles

4 Servings<p>These wings are hot, sweet, and tangy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 chiles de árbol or ½ tsp. red pepper flakes<p>2 pounds chicken wings, tips removed, flats and drumettes separated<p>½ cup rice vinegar<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 garlic cloves, peeled, smashed<p>1 tablespoon agave syrup (nectar) or honey<p>2 …

Easy Passion Fruit Mousse {Brazilian Mousse de Maracuja}

Since all eyes are on Brazil these days, I thought it would be fun to share one of my all-time favorite Brazilian desserts. Here in the US, things …

The Food Lab: How to Make Foolproof Eggs Benedict

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Have you ever noticed that as your relationship with a person evolves, your assessment of their personality goes up and down in waves? When I first met my wife, our relationship went through its "oh my goodness, this is so …

Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake Bars

June 23, 2014<p>I’ve been on a little bit of a cheesecake kick the past week or so.<p>It started with these Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars that I made …

Proof That Sweetened Condensed Milk Is The Best Stuff On Earth

There are certain foods we love so much that we unashamedly eat them straight from the container with a spoon. Sweetened condensed milk is one of those foods.<p>We know what you're thinking -- it's sugar overload, it's thick and sticky, it's syrupy and it is definitely not to be consumed on its own by …

Grilled Zucchini and Ricotta Flatbread

4 Servings<p>The only way to make flatbread even better? Grill it.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for grill<p>2 large zucchini (about 1 lb.), sliced lengthwise ¼” thick<p>1 bunch scallions, trimmed (about 6 oz.)<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper<p>1 lemon, halved<p>1 pound prepared pizza …

Recipes

Our Favorite Korean Dishes—and Where to Get Them Around America

A short list of our favorite Korean dishes around the country, both grill-centric and otherwise, and where to find them.<p>Americans have dialed up Chinese takeout for decades and can order sushi at airports, but Korean cuisine is just starting to get due notice around the country—and not just for …

Breakfast in Bed with Homemade English Muffins (and Doughnut Muffins, too!)

Breakfast in bed is rarely served at my house, but that's something I'm trying to rectify. I know it's considered best if someone makes it for you, …

5 Delicious Foods That Keep You Hydrated

Summer's here—which means your body needs these more than ever.<p>You probably don't think much about dehydration during the rest of the year. But during the summer, it's super important—especially when you're active outdoors. High temps and humidity make you sweat out water and trip up your body's …

What's the Dill with Potato Salad?

What's the <del>dill</del> deal with potato salad? It's suffered far too long as a leaden, mayonnaise-heavy side dish. No longer! This version lightens things up with a makeshift vinaigrette, scallions, and—yep—plenty of dill.<p>Get the recipe: German Potato Salad with Dill

Alleged “Galaxy F” image surfaces with brushed metal finish

Rumors of a “premium” version of the Galaxy S5 have been circulating from the beginning of the year. Known as Galaxy F or Galaxy S5 Prime, this device is supposedly bringing a Quad HD screen, a faster processing package, and a premium finish to the tried and tested Galaxy S recipe.<p>Now what appears …

Late registration as US universities finally embrace the study of rap

Hip-hop has long been used as a vehicle for education – check out the countless children’s videos that teach fundamentals like spelling and math through rap. But ask any serious hip-hop head and they will attest to the fact that dissecting the culture – understanding something that bloomed from …

A True Loves Tale - Abuse [Promo]

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Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman: the Two Sides of Miley Cyrus

There's been a whole lot of noise about Miley Cyrus. But what's really going on in that head of hers? She opens up to Tavi Gevinson about heartbreak, sex, race politics, and being a rock for her fans.<p>I was eight years old when Miley Cyrus made her debut on Disney Channel's <i>Hannah Montana</i> and …