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Scandi Whitewashed Floors: Before and After

I’ll never forget the day my floors were sanded during our months-long (and torturous) remodel. As I walked into the living room, my contractor …

Living Rooms

Mustard-Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Sauce Robert

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: How to make holiday dinner fancy and keep your sanity.</i><p>Through most of the month of December, I spend a lot of my time …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

12 Cheap Gifts For Photographers (Plus 12 Expensive Ones)

Buying gifts for photographers can be tough, but it doesn't need to be expensive and if you're unsure of what to buy then our list is going to make …

Cameras

39 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes: Mashed, Baked & More

Mashed, roasted, or baked into a cheesy gratin—one of these 37 recipes for the potato is sure to grace your holiday table.<p><b>One of these easy, homey potato recipes</b> is sure to earn a permanent spot on your holiday table.

Cooking

Thanksgiving Stuffing Cookies Are About To Blow Your Mind (EXCLUSIVE RECIPE)

Move over, pumpkin pie. There's a new Thanksgiving dessert in town.<p>Here at HuffPost Taste, we field daily PR pitches that shill new food products, ranging from the hideous to the incredible. Unfortunately, most of them err on the side of hideous -- so last year when we read about a cookie made from …

5 Great Affordable Bourbons to Buy When You Can't Find Pappy Van Winkle

<i>By Andrew Knowlton</i><p>Every year, I ask Santa for a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon from Kentucky, and every year he comes up empty-handed. If the man in red can't get it, who can? The answer: very few. Pappy, as it's called by its legions of fans, is easily the most sought-after bourbon on the …

27 Cool Tech Gifts to Surprise Your Loved One With

#11 will banish low-battery panic forever.<p>Whether you're shopping for technophobes <i>or</i> tech-elites, there's something here that'll make every friend or family member happy.

Shopping

Amusing Bog Standard Oak Toilet Seat With Roll Holder by Henry Franks

We’ve seen plenty of peculiar things that actually turn out to be quite useful but we’ve never seen anything like this before! Amusing, functional …

26 Perfect Personalized Gifts for Your Loved Ones

Add a monogrammed touch to these unique finds and your work is done.<p>Wine glasses, bathrobes, tree stubs — you can get just about anything monogrammed these days. There's so much more inspiration ahead!

Shopping

Flank Steak on Texas Toast with Chimichurri Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a substantial sandwich,tender flank steak that I marinaded in chimichurri and pan seared. I grilled the brioche that's cut extra thick, made a chimichurri mayonnaise, and added slices of fresh tomato. The steak would be equally delicious grilled. - sdebrango —sdebrango<p><b>Food52</b> …

BBQ

Billionaire's Meatloaf from Alex Hitz

It's beloved as comfort food, but this classic dish can hold its own at even the fanciest affairs.<p>When I moved to New York in the mid-1990s, there were so many hostesses and hosts who gave easy, elegant, fun lunches and dinners. They were well known for their parties, and though varied in their …

Recipes

30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

Interior Design