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50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day — and he ended up with brain damage

In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day.<p>Born in Washington D.C. but living on and off in Tennessee, in 2000 he set out to look for "experiences that might profoundly affect my perception of self" — and he came up with an experiment …

Brain Damage

5 Experts on the Best Wine You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s — Shopping

Trader Joe's is one of my favorite resources for everyday wines. Good, inexpensive wines are hard not to love. But I never would have guessed that …

Daddy Eddie's Roast Pork (Pernil), Puerto Rican-Style Recipe

"Pernil is roasted pork shoulder, seasoned to the max. It is served with rice and beans, salad, or sweet plantains."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>3 …

The Best Everyday Bourbons

Five under-the-radar bottles that will raise your home bar—but not your budget<p>Looking for a few new bottles for your bar? Stacie Stewart can help. The beverage manager at Whiskey Dry, chef Edward Lee’s soon-to-open Louisville, Kentucky, bourbon-and-burger bar, has spent her career honing her palate …

Kentucky

Best Chicken Wings in the U.S.

From a cult Korean wings spot featuring exquisitely crispy fried chicken to elegant confit deboned wings from genius chef José Andrés, F&W names …

These Are the Only Dumbbell Exercises You Need to Get Seriously Ripped

Add them into your routine for a no-nonsense, total-body workout<p>When you’re busy, you’re going to need exercises pack a lot of effort into a smaller amount of time. You can target various muscle groups at once by using dumbbells, making them extremely useful if you’re on the go.<p>Jess Sims, a …

The Best Steaks in Chicago

Gene & Georgetti’s<p>500 N. Franklin St., River North<br>312-527-3718<p><b>Pictured:</b> The Bone-In Ribeye<p>“I think you can look at Chicago steakhouses in two …

14 Congee Recipes for When Your Rice Porridge Craving Strikes

While rice is delicious in every form, from rice bowls to rice noodles to sushi burgers, it’s deeply satisfying when it’s served up in congee. The Asian import — a DIY rice porridge — is the perfect opportunity to use up that *leftover* rice, since it has a higher starch content which adds extra …

Karaage is the Japanese method for making superior fried chicken

What strikes me about the Japanese relationship with fried chicken is the frequency of consumption—more often than a once-in-a-while indulgence. In …

Recipes

Gochujang Gumbo

Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon canola oil<br>• 6 ounces chopped andouille sausage<br>• 2 cups chopped yellow onion (about 1 large)<br>• 1½ cups chopped celery (about 2 large …

Fried Chicken from Around the World | Recipes

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20 Soup Recipes To Save You From The Cold This Winter

It's undeniable: Winter is coming. Be prepared to snuggle up with warm soup.<p>These cozy, comforting dishes might just make you forget about the blistering winds and storms.

No Bake Vegan Protein Bars (4 Ingredients!)

Protein, protein, PROTEIN! (Said in loud, hulky voice.)That’s what I’ve jokingly been saying recently as I shovel mass amounts of food into my …

Food

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The Rock is sharing his kickass bodybuilding workouts for the world to try

Yes, Dwayne Johnson’s life is pretty epic. It’s also gotta be totally exhausting.<p>Case in point: His workout routine.<p>After raising eyebrows and …

This Hearty Stew Is A One-Pot Lesson In Grenada's History

When describing the cultural history of the Caribbean island of Grenada, it's the cooking pot rather than the melting pot that springs to mind. And there's no better culinary metaphor than "oil down," the peculiarly named national dish of Grenada, a mix of meats and vegetables.<p>Nearly every …

How To Make Watermelon Rind Pickles, Summer's Most Unexpected Snack

Stop tossing those valuable rinds in the garbage.<p><i>As part of HuffPost's “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>Think about all the watermelon rinds you toss into the garbage every summer, and consider how heavy …

Exquisite Wooden Heels Hand-Carved with Ancient Vietnamese Pagoda Techniques

Designer LanVy Nguyen believes that luxury, quality, and ethics should play equal parts in the fashion industry. Her company called Fashion4Freedom represents Vietnam’s first supply chain to marry those values, creating stylish and opulent consumer goods with socially responsible and transparent …

The 7-Move Upper-Body Upgrade

Target your shoulders and upper chest with this V-shape workout<p>The V-shaped torso is a magical thing.<p>Put two guys with the same amount of muscle and fat on their frames next to one another, and the one with the broader shoulders and slimmer waist will <i>always</i> look more athletic.<p>And the wider your …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

How to Make Zhug, the Yemenite Hot Sauce You'll Want to Put on Everything

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>Last week, when I wrote about my recipe for <i>phat phrik khing</i>, I tried my absolute darnedest to convince you that a good mortar and pestle belongs in the arsenal of any home cook. It will actually extract more flavor from …

15-Minute Full Body Workout for Muscle Mass

If you find yourself constantly making the excuse of not having enough time to workout, you need a short but intensive workout. In fact, trying to …

Workouts

Top 7 Dumbbells Only Exercises for Big Shoulders

If a pair of dumbbells is all you have, it’s good enough to get done an intense workout for your shoulders. You can hit the muscles hard enough and …

Workouts

The High-intensity Circuit to Sweat Your Gut Off

You’ve powered through the first month of your new workout regimen with stellar results. You’re trimmer and stronger in problem areas like your lower …

The 13 Best Slow Cooker Recipes

These lucky 13 crock-pot recipes are easy to prep in the a.m., and ready to gobble up when you get home. You’ll love 'em on busy weeknights...and …

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

Breakfast

23 BIG bucket list adventures

The rarest travel experiences. The toughest. The dearest. The ones that won’t be around for much longer. These are the real do-before-you-die …