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Should You Brine Your Turkey Or Not?

Here's how to know for sure.<p>The standard turkey can be a tough bird to crack.<p>At face value, it's a dry, bland, huge thing to cook -- getting one to come out of the oven with all of its white and dark meat evenly roasted, juicy and flavorful is a lot harder than it sounds.<p>That's why many people rely …

Cooking

This Is Why Food Always Tastes Better When You Brown It

It's the Maillard Reaction.<p>Most good recipes will ask you to brown your food. Whether it's meat or veggies, if it's destined to go straight to a plate or slow cook in the oven, browning is often part of the process. While this certainly gives food an appetizing appearance, it's the exceptional …

Chemistry

Spring Shoe Trends You’ll Love

With spring’s official start just a few days away, it’s time to get your spring shopping to full force and make sure you have everything that you …

10 Healthy Food Myths Debunked

From the editors of GoodHousekeeping.com, we set the record straight on common misconceptions about which foods are healthy for you.<p><b>1) Fresh is always better than frozen.</b><br>Freshly-shelled peas have more vitamins than frozen ones, right? Not exactly. "Fresh" produce often travels far distances and …

The best new eyeshadow palette on the market

We're always on the lookout for a new makeup palette. Ashley, from the blog The Style Editrix, recently found Too Faced's Cat Eye Palette, and will …

The prettiest delicate jewelry you need now

The prettiest delicate jewelry you need now<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>There is always a time for statement jewelry (of course) but when it comes down to …

4 Steps to Your Best Derrière

Photo: Dusan Reljin<p>Sometimes you don't have time for a full cardio workout <i>and</i> to do some legit strength-training. But you can kill two birds with one stone.<p>The exercise circuit below was designed by CosmoBody hottie and certified fitness trainer Adam Rosante to tone your thighs and tighten your …

The 10 Best Nail Colors To Try This Fall

From disco glitter to major metallics...<p>Take your manicures and pedicures into autumn with these 10 new nail color shades.

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

Dry Shampoos So Good You'll Never Want To Wash Your Hair

You don't need water or a blowout to guarantee a good hair day.<p>You don't need water or a blowout to guarantee a good hair day—just one of these dry shampoos. They give fine, limp hair volume, add cool girl texture and actually clean dirty strands.

How to Make Stickers Using Washi Tape

It’s way easy to make way cool stickers using only washi tape. Just lay out strips side by side on parchment paper and cut out your favorite shape.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Masking tape<br>• parchment paper<br>• scissors<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onCreature Comforts

Go Inside the Gorgeous and Immaculately Decorated Home of Glee's Naya Rivera

In her spacious neo-colonial Los Angeles residence, Naya Rivera likes to play chief cook and party-thrower by welcoming friends and family alike into …