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How to Brine Meat -- And Why You Should Bother

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should start brining your meat -- and how to start.</i><p>Have you ever suffered the travesty that is a dry, tasteless chicken breast? Or tried to cut …

18 North Carolina hospital patients potentially exposed to rare brain disease

Nearly 20 patients at a North Carolina hospital may have been exposed to a rare and fatal neurological disease while undergoing surgery with surgical equipment that had not been properly sterilized, officials at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center said Monday.<p>Jeff Lindsay, president of the …

Instead of going out to a packed restaurant for Valentine's Day, stay in, get cozy, and make this parmesan risotto with roasted shrimp: http://thekitc.hn/1fTU7uh

This slow-cooked kale with smashed garlic & red onions is the perfect thing to eat on a winter night atop polenta or beside a piece of meat. RECIPE: http://thekitc.hn/1eBdryc

Genius Korean-Style Chicken Wings

<i>Every week, Food52"s Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A genius trick for oven-crisped chicken wings that might be even better than fried (plus a magic dipping sauce you're going to use on lots more than wings).</i><p>A supply of great snacks is …

Beat the Wheat: Chocolate Chip Cookies

<b>AKA Cookies That Make Me Forget I Have Celiac</b> <b>Disease</b><p>For as long as I can remember, whenever there's a crisis, my mom makes chocolate chip cookies. …

#1: Recipes are guidelines. Oakland Chef Tanya Holland's 5 Essentials for Home Cooks: http://thekitc.hn/1eB9OIz

What Do You Bring for Friends Who Could Use a Home-Cooked Meal?

<b>Q:</b> What are some great recipes for meals to take to neighbors and friends who are sick, recovering from an illness, just returning from a trip, or …

The 21-Day Sugar Detox Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Diane Sanfilippo<p>"The 21-Day Sugar Detox Cookbook", a companion to "The 21-Day Sugar Detox" program guidebook, bursts with more than a hundred grain-, gluten-, legume-, dairy-, and sugar-free recipes to keep you inspired as you blow your cravings for sugar and carbs to smithereens.<p>Taking on …

Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Slow-cooked short ribs are a pitch-perfect winter meal. This version gets burnished with a rich red wine, …

We're totally in awe of Bulthaup's custom kitchen storage & oragnizers. We can dream, right?: http://thekitc.hn/1geY8tK

Nature-Inspired Resort Offers Treehouse Accommodations

It may not be a replacement for never having a treehouse as a child, but this unique resort is still pretty fun. Located just 30 minutes outside of Seattle, Washington, Treehouse Point is a sustainable bed and breakfast that offers a unique opportunity for adults to vacation in rooms built amongst …

Jay Z's Super Bowl Cocktail is Worthy of the Grammy 'Gold Sippy Cup' - Great Ideas : People.com

When <b>Jay Z</b> won a Grammy Sunday night for best rap/sung collaboration, he held the award aloft and joked, “I want to tell Blue, ‘Daddy’s got a gold …

On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …

15 Surprising Foods to Keep in Your Freezer

<i>Kerry Acker, Epicurious</i><p>One of my resolutions this year is to make even better use of my freezer, which is pretty much the unsung hero of the kitchen. Not only does freezing help reduce food waste, it also saves money and can help retain flavor and important nutrients in foods. So, won't you join me …

London lashes from Alexa Chung and Eyeko

BEAUTY BUZZ OF THE DAY<p><b>Reproducing Alexa Chung's favorite make-up look just got easier, with a limited edition set designed by Eyeko and the London</b> …

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Chicago's Top 10 Places to Get Fat and Stay Warm

<i>by Jeff Pearl, Chicago City Guide for the Menuism Blog Photos by Jeff Pearl</i><p>Chicago is an interesting place. Everyone complains about the weather, but it's not so much the weather as the people. I mean, if you go to Minneapolis, people go out and enjoy the snow and the cold. If you hit up Madison, …

Yummy Butternut Squash Pasta Recipe With Parmesan, Nutmeg and Sage

I'm always looking for recipes that put fall and winter flavors like butternut squash to work in vegetarian fare. A thoughtful pasta recipe like this one is a great way to turn meatless meals into a main course. If you're looking for festive fare that satisfies both vegetarians and your …

6 winter beauty products you simply must try in 2014

The 23 Nude Lipsticks Every Woman Should Own

Balmy buffs, matte browns and shiny tan shades that work for every complexion.<p>Balmy buffs, matte browns and shiny tan shades that work for every complexion.

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Top Face Masks - How To Get Soft, Clear Skin

30 Facial Moisturizers for Every Budget

Our favorite high-tech hydrators at every price point.<p>These face moisturizers go way beyond just, well, moisturizing. Here, our top picks for the formulas that fend off UV rays, shrink pores, boost radiance, and dissolve dark spots.

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Finally! Our Fave Discontinued Luminizer Is BACK

If you're a frequent drugstore shopper, you'll remember Revlon Skinlights from the early to mid-2000s. The line of luminizers added a subtle and …

Great Gifts for Cocktail Lovers

Have a cocktail lover or aspiring mixologist to shop for this holiday season? We have a bunch of ideas for booze-related gifts for you. Below, you'll find some of our favorite tools and resources for the drink-maker in your life, perfect for the established bartender or the newbie who's just …

7 Gift Ideas for Beer Lovers

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>If someone you care about has:<b><br>1)</b> Driven more than an hour to visit a brewery<b><br>2)</b> Attempted to brew their own beer, despite lack of kitchen and closet space<b><br>3)</b> Waited in line (or even overnight) for a special beer …

Ask a Sommelier: The Best Party Wines

With the holiday season fully upon us, we all need something festive to drink. Whether we're toting it with us to a cocktail party or serving it to guests, there are certain wines that work especially well for a party. We asked wine experts from across the country what they like to open when it's …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve and this week's other famous-guy grooming moves.<p>8 Photos13 hours agoView More<p>Don't Miss!<p>Best …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …