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The Criminal Justice System in Black and White

Trayvon Martin would have been 23 years old today. Nearly six years after his killing—and years after the deaths of Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, …

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Making Your Own Peppermint Bark Is Incredibly Easy

Snappy, treat-studded chocolate bark is a holiday treat that is always met with much enthusiasm. (Williams Sonoma is able to charge 30 bucks per …

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 375° and position racks in the upper and lower thirds. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. …

The Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey

GalleryThe Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey<p>Thanksgiving is far and away my favorite holiday, but this year marks a new twist in the family fun: It's the first Thanksgiving that my wife, Adri, and I are hosting, and the first Thanksgiving that my family is celebrating away from the …

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• Thanksgiving<p>Jump to Section:<p>Turkey Recipes and Techniques<p>Recipes Simple Roast Turkey With GravyYour grandma’s roasting pan may have sentimental value, but it’s not the tool for the job. Use a Baking Steel instead for a bird that’s tender, moist, and juicy throughout.<p>Recipes Easy Stuffed Roast …

Parker House Rolls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine water and yeast in a liquid measuring cup and whisk to combine. Let sit until foamy, about 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Combine the …

Buttermilk Biscuits

Instructions<p>Heat the oven to 425 degrees.<p>In a large bowl, sift together the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda and stir until combined. Using …

A Southern Bayou Thanksgiving Dinner

A juicy roast turkey flavored with paprika, thyme, garlic, and cayenne meets a bread stuffing loaded with Andouille sausage, peppers, and garlic in …

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Julia and Jacques's Deconstructed Turkey With Corn Bread Stuffing and Gravy - The Washington Post

For the rich turkey stock: Heat the oil in a large heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat. Add the turkey neck, bones and any meaty trimmings; sear on all sides until nicely browned. This can take about 15 minutes total. Transfer to a plate, then add the onion, carrot and celery, stirring to coat …

Shrimp and Oyster Stuffing

Instructions<p>Heat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat a 9-by-13 baking dish with butter.<p>In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt 2 teaspoons butter. …

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Southern Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Whether your tastes lean towards cheesy grits or buttery sweet potatoes, these side dishes are the perfect way to have a southern Thanksgiving. These …

Barbara Lynch's New England Thanksgiving Dinner

Boston chef Barbara Lynch prepares a New England-inspired Thanksgiving feast, including an incredible wild mushroom stuffing.

Thanksgiving in New Orleans

Brined in a sweet and spicy blend of brown sugar, Dijon mustard, and cayenne pepper and then deep-fried, Allison Vines-Rushing and Slade Rushing's …

Holiday Ham with Riesling and Mustard

Servings<p>December 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 14–16 lb. whole cured, smoked bone-in ham<p>2 cups sweet (Auslese) Riesling, divided<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter<p>1/4 cup finely chopped shallots<p>3 sprigs thyme plus 2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves<p>1/2 cup whole grain mustard<p>1 tablespoon honey<p>1/2 teaspoon …

Deep-Fried Whole Turkey

Instructions<p>Pierce turkey all over with fork and place in a large roasting pan. Season with soy sauce, shrimp boil mix, black pepper, garlic and …

Deep Frying

Top 6 Turkey Injection Marinade Recipes

Want to add flavor to your next turkey? Try injecting it right into the meat. Injecting turkey is the best way to get flavor inside. An injection …

Thanksgiving Recipes and Tips

Hoppy Thanksgiving<p>Trade your Thanksgiving turkey for this beer-soaked Portuguese version from George Mendes<p>Loading...<p>Apple, Radish and Fennel Salad …

The roots of black Thanksgiving: Why mac and cheese and potato salad are so popular

A year ago, I wrote a humorous piece about Thanksgiving based on a virally successful satirical guide to attending a predominantly black barbecue. I wanted to give readers of my blog a laugh while asking a serious question: Are the foods and other cultural traditions that mark African American …

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The UK is experiencing a huge spike in LGBT hate crime

LGBT charity Stonewall has found that the number of attacks on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals has risen by almost 80 per cent in just four years. In a study based on YouGov polling of more than 5000 LGBT people in Britain, Stonewall also found that more than one in five have …

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Gay men and LGBT people ‘afraid to hold hands in public’, Stonewall survey finds

More than half of gay men in Britain do not feel comfortable holding hands with their partner in the street, a study has found.<p>The findings were …

How to Season (and Clean!) Your Cast Iron Skillet for Real

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Food sticking to your skillet? We thought so. Here's how to season cast iron right, once and for all.<p>No piece of kitchen equipment incites such feelings of fear and anxiety (but also love and obsession) as the cast iron pan. If you haven’t mastered the art of cooking with—and …

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Why Is the Black Unemployment Rate So High?

It's not just that a greater share of African Americans are out of work. It's also that they continue to seek jobs for longer than whites do.<p>Last month, the unemployment rate for white Americans was 5.4 percent. For black Americans, it was more than twice that, at 11.5. Why?<p>Writing in <i>The Guardian</i>, …

A window on child sex trafficking in Rhode Island

The story of a Pawtucket girl illustrates a problem that state officials say is just rising to the surface.<p>Editor's note: The Providence Journal does …

When Gentrification Brings Racism to the ‘Hood

<b>Two college students</b> knocked on my door last summer to solicit my participation in the Black LIFE study (Linking, Inequality, Feelings and the …