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Web’s Best: Recipes with Pot

Marijuana isn’t all that taboo anymore, and with that, more and more people are realizing there are a good amount of ways to get a quality high …

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How To Grow Mint - Types of Mint - and a Mint Drink Recipe

<b>I’m a self-proclaimed mint addict.</b> At my herb farm in Old Fort, North Carolina I grow 13 different types of mint. They range from sweet to pungent. …

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Budget Wine Hall of Fame: 24 Great Bottles for $20 or Less

When you tell someone that you write about wine for a living, the first question they ask is: <i>Are you drunk, like, all the time?</i> (Answer: Of course, because that makes for the <i>best</i> copyediting.) The second question they always ask is: What are the best wines you can buy on a budget? Do you have a …

Staff Picks: The Best Things We Ate in May

GalleryStaff Picks: The Best Things We Ate in May<p>This month, Carrie went to Mexico, Jamie went to Philly, and Kenji went to Japan by way of Coney Island, so you know our best bites are gonna be interesting. Click through to see them all!

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15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

Eatsy: Spicy Zucchini Pickles

My step-grandmother Mary Ann grew up with a family of twelve on a farm in rural Tennessee. Their modest home, located at the western edge of the Appalachian mountains, was part of a tiny community called Possum Trot. In fact, she and her sisters wrote a book about the food they grew up eating,</i> …

Chewy Almond Macaroons

Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine the almond paste, sugar and salt in a large mixing bowl and, using your hands, knead together until mixture is just …

The Top 10 Best Value Grills and Smokers

As we awaken from the worst winter hangover in memory, our thoughts turn to flower blossoms, chirping birds, and replacing that rusty old grill and smoker.<p>To help you find your next pride and joy, my associates and I at AmazingRibs.com have named our Top 10 Best Value Charcoal Grills, Gas Grills, …

LA Galbi (Korean BBQ Short Ribs)

Ingredients<p>3 - 4 pounds cross-cut beef short ribs (about 1/3-inch thick)<p>Marinade<p>1/2 cup soy sauce<br>• 1/2 cup water<br>• 1/4 cup sugar<br>• 2 tablespoons honey<br>• 1/4 cup …

Blueberry-Lemon Rolls

First of all, thank you guys so much for all of your kind comments on yesterday’s post on The Scoop. Thank you for reading it, thank you for sharing …

Gr2 Overnight Backpack | By Goruck

It has been some time since we´ve done a feature on one of our favorite backpack brands - Goruck. The brand as come a long way since its birth in …

Parmesan Bacon Gougères From 'Down South'

Donald Link's gougères in his new cookbook, Down South, are a far cry from the delicate hors d'oeuvre seen on passed appetizer trays at fancy receptions. Studded with pieces of crumbled bacon and infused with their rendered fat, these bite-sized puffs make for a seriously porky statement. Link …

How To Make Pita Bread

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

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Chic Carryalls: 30 Totally Pinnable Purses, Totes, and Weekender Bags

When we cozy up to a park bench or perch on the steps of our favorite museum to people watch, we’re usually ogling at their handbags. And as we sit there, mentally Pinning each passing purse, it becomes clear that one girl’s arm candy is most definitely another girl’s eye candy. From chic leather …

9 Awesome Margarita Recipes to Quench Your Thirst for Tequila

We'd never turn down one of these frosty margarita recipes.<p>Whether you prefer your 'ritas shaken up with triple sec and lime or blended up with an avocado (trust us—it works!), these 9 recipes will help you get your tequila fix, stat. Bottoms up!

Cheese Ball Turducken Recipe

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

​A Highly Accurate Language Quiz That Can Tell Where You Grew Up

Do you pronounce it "Roof" or "Ruf?" "Water" or "Wuhter?" Are little river shellfish called "crawfish" or "crayfish" or "crawdads?" Depends on where …

Sous Vide 101: Slow-Cooked City Ham With Balsamic Brown Sugar Glaze

Ham is not for everyone, but if you're a ham lover, lucky you, because ham is one meat that's <i>darn</i> difficult to mess up. Right off the bat, it's got several things going for it. First off, it's pork, which means it was born to be delicious. Second, it's got the right level of seasoning built into …

Cards Against Humanity

This fits your .<p>by entering your model number.<p>Cards Against Humanity is a party game for horrible people.<p>Now version 2.0! Over 150 new cards since …

25 Days of Cookies for Your Holiday Baking: Day 8, Crisp Cocoa Pecan Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 8: Crisp Cocoa Pecan Cookies<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe. Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>We may be absolutely, totally, utterly, definitely, inexorably, …

Football Saturdays are a Touchdown with Honey-and-Rye-Glazed Ham

Big football weekends call for a date with the couch and a sweet and savory ham, great for leftovers.<p><i>It’s the freakin’ weekend, which means you should not be awake early enough for breakfast. Sleep in. It’s all about brunch.</i><p>Just admit it. We know your hot date for this weekend is a cold one and …

The Best Drink for Holiday Parties: Homemade Irish Cream

Welcome to December, the month of eggnog-fueled holiday parties and nutmeg-flavored hang-overs. If only there were something you could make for all …

The Surprising Way to Cook Delicious Turkey

Serve up a perfect bird, straight from your smoker<p>Want to flip your Turkey Day script? Take your bird and head out to the backyard. On this week’s episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, senior associate editor Paul Kita reveals how to avoid cooking a Thanksgiving turkey that tastes like cardboard: by making …

Xbox One vs. PS4: A Guide to Making the Toughest Gaming Decision in Years

It was 1981. Ronald Reagan was president, MTV had just launched and choosing a video game system was easy. The Atari 2600 was the best and most …

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Which US state matches your personality?

I love California, but according to the personality test I took, I belong in Montana!<p>Which US state matches your personality?