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Why curry needn't be a guilty pleasure

A trip to an Indian restaurant is an opportunity for stocking up on vital nutrients, writes Dale Pinnock<p>Spice and rice and all things nice: there's just nothing like a good curry.<p>A trip to the local Indian restaurant has become a recurring feature in the British calendar. Friday night is curry …

Pumpkin Seed Brittle

16 Servings<p>Kick off the holiday sweet(s) season by sending guests home with this crunchy, easy-to-make-ahead brittle.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 cup raw shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas)<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 teaspoon kosher …

Master Buttermilk Brine

Makes 1 quart<p>This recipe makes enough brine for one 3½–4-pound chicken or 4 pounds of chicken pieces.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 quart buttermilk<p>4 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>Whole chicken and/or chicken pieces<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine buttermilk, salt, and pepper in a …

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Buttermilk Brined Chicken with Cress and Bread Salad

6 to 8 Servings<p>Brining the chickens in buttermilk tenderizes the meat and keeps it moist. The flavorful pan juices are used to make croutons and a robust dressing for the pepper watercress and bread salad.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/2 lemons<p>2 quarts buttermilk<p>4 garlic cloves, crushed<p>2 tablespoons …

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What does the future hold for the Man Booker Prize?

As Eleanor Catton is honoured with this year’s Man Booker Prize, what do the controversial changes mean for the future of the award? Lucy Scholes reflects.<p>At just 28, Eleanor Catton is the youngest ever winner of the Man Booker Prize. Her winning novel, The Luminaries, is a dazzling feat of fiction …

Photos: See Shinola’s All-American Watches, Bikes, and Leather Goods

Long before the city filed for bankruptcy this past summer, Detroit was synonymous with craftsmanship and bravado. “Detroit steel” was once slang for a late-60s muscle car, and a “Detroit slide” meant changing multiple lanes at 90 m.p.h. Now comes <b>Shinola,</b> a <b>Detroit-based</b> company dedicated to …

"Pot-Stuck" Brussels Sprouts

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: To get the most out of your brussels sprouts, embrace the parboil.</i><p>Until recently I had a very tenuous relationship with brussels sprouts.<p>Roasting them yielded crispy …