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baked eggs with spinach and mushrooms

My brunch arsenal, the dishes I’ve made enough times that they no longer cause any furrowed brows — a core entertaining principle here at House …

dark chocolate coconut macaroons

2014 has been mostly about the chocolate thus far, which is the kind of thing that happens when you outsource what-to-cook-next decisions to my …

Vandals Are Flipping Over Smart Cars In San Francisco

Smart cars are cute and tiny. That makes them great in the city. It also makes them the perfect fodder for vandals to flip over on a whim. Like in …

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Hair Regrowth After Chemo

sweet potato cake with marshmallow frosting

I hope you don’t mind me going briefly off-topic here. I know that the holiday week demands exclusive chatter about giblets and squash and all the …

fennel and blood orange salad

This salad improves winter morale. It’s for times when all of the usual charms of winter — snow that’s fallen like a cashmere blanket over the city …

chocolate peanut butter cheesecake

This birthday cake was assigned to the side of the family whose dessert preferences can be roughly summarized as <b>chocolate + anything else</b>, but if …

A Chronological Look at Playboy’s Most Scandalous Fiction

<i>Playboy</i> playmates generally fit a consistent set of criteria, but the men’s magazine is far more varied when it comes to its featured fiction. With …

33 GIFs From 2013 That Will Make You Laugh Every Time

Trust me.

23 Outrageously Delicious Cookies To Bake Right Now

It's time to celebrate Bake Cookies Day, arguably the best holiday of the ENTIRE YEAR.

44 Movies You Probably Missed In 2013, But Definitely Need To See

Sure, you saw Catching Fire and Iron Man 3, and Oscar contenders are important. But there were many great flicks that didn't get attention this year.

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Cook The Ultimate Red Chili

Slow-simmer a week’s worth of delicious meals<p>Bears hibernate. Geese fly south. Sharks swim to warmer waters.<p>If you want to survive a long winter, you have to adapt. That goes for your cooking, too. Gone are the days of quick-seared meals on your grill. A slapped-together lunchmeat sandwich doesn’t …

Gift Guide: Our Favorite Cookbooks of 2013

Earlier this summer, after opening box after box of beautiful vegetarian cookbooks, I was ready to call effortless, vegetable-focused cuisine the cookbook trend of 2013. But as the weather began to chill, a coterie of excellent technical books emerged. Some were well-tested restaurant cookbooks, …