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These Lucky Charm cookies (and other treats!) obviously need to happen this weekend for St. Patrick's Day: http://thekitc.hn/1o77w7c via Good Housekeeping

Why You Should Be Drinking More Argentine Malbec

As roasting and braising season is drawing to a close, and grilling season is fast approaching, the versatility of Argentina's most famous grape, …

10 Desserts That Are Bootin’ The Gluten

We ain’t about to let a little gluten allergy get in the way of our dessert eating habits. There are loads of alternative ingredients to create gluten-free versions of our favorite desserts. First it was <b>Girl Scout cookies</b>, and now we are bringing you 10 more gluten-free desserts. Even your non-GF …

25 Ways to Use Maple Syrup

Sitting in the back of your fridge is probably a lonely bottle of maple syrup, kept on hand for the few times a year you make pancakes or waffles and …

The 12 Major "Dont's" of Decorating for the Holidays

Stay safe this season — and don't let Pinterest get the best of you.<p>Stay safe this season — and don't let Pinterest get the best of you.

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Anthony Bourdain Wire

Here's <i>Parts Unknown</i> host <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> on working with CNN, whether Detroit will go the way of Brooklyn, and why he's more <b>interested in filming in the Bronx</b> than Queens. On ideas for future <i>Parts Unknown</i> episodes: "We've been talking about shooting on 16 millimeter if we ever get the chance, and …

Cookie Monster: The Unauthorized YouTube Biography

Love holiday cookies? So do we, but Cookie Monster is a cautionary tale. We tell his gluttonous life story through YouTube videos<p>If you've seen the cover of our holiday issue or followed our 25 Days of Cookies, you know this: <b>We're big cookie fans</b>, and this time of year occasions many consecutive …

Better Than Bacon: 25 Pork Recipes, From Chops to Tenderloins

From lean and tender pork loins to tasty pork shoulders to a classic pork chops, we've compiled 25 of our favorite recipes that puts a pig to good use.<p>Bacon makes everything taste better: in waffles, in quiches, in cornbread, in miso, on pizza, and wrapped around anything. You say bacon, and we're …

Recipes, Menus, and Stories for Snowy Days

Foul weather means great food, so bring on the blizzards. We found recipes, menus, and stories perfect for the snowiest of snow days<p><b>Snow days are full of opportunity.</b> Granted, most of us still have to schlep into work and it's hard to appreciate a good snowfall when you're trundling through slush. …

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3 tips for setting an easy holiday table with evergreens: http://thekitc.hn/18zc5yg

David Furnish: an unlikely activist

The first time David Furnish went for an HIV test, in his early 20s, the procedure hadn't even been invented. The doctors could only test his immune system for stress, and as far as they could tell he was fine, but Furnish was so terrified of Aids, "I went back in the closet. I stopped having sex …

Listen: Mark McGuire Shares The Sounds of Xmas

Former Emeralds member Mark McGuire has decided spread some holiday cheer. He's released <i>The Sounds of Xmas</i>, a six-song LP he made for friends and family back in 2006. You can listen to the whole thing below.<p>He writes of the release:<p>Originally released in a private edition to family and friends for …

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Albums of the Year 2013 #9 - Lorde - Pure Heroine

2013 has been a good year for pop. Not the bland lowest common denominator pop that the likes of Will.i.am, Olly Murs and their like continue to …

Wiz Khalifa & Tom Hanks Play Santa and Elf on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Tom Hanks stopped by <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> to promote his Walt Disney film <i>Saving Mr. Banks</i>—which hits theatres on December 20—on Tuesday night. Before …

One Minute Tip: Three Ways to Get Organized for a Holiday Party with Amelia Meena

<i>Three Ways to Better Organize Your Holiday Party:</i><p><b>1. Make a Schedule of Events:</b> If you make a rough timeline of how you'd like the evening to …

Top 10 Decorating Pins of 2013

Rooms worth a repin.<p>The year's best swoon-inducing rooms from us, <i>Veranda</i>, and <i>Elle Decor</i>, which garnered hundreds of your repins. Seeking fresh ideas for 2014? Peruse our Pinterest board devoted to inspiring spaces.

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7 Beautiful Natural Air Freshener Aromatherapy Recipes: Baking Soda

We all want our house to smell good. Whether it’s of lavender in the spring or vanilla in the winter, it’s nice to come home to a space that reminds …

Cleaning

15 Creative Chalkboard Christmas Craft Ideas

Working with chalkboard paint is very fun. You can make all sorts of cool things and you can come up with so many creative ideas. Just about all the …

45 Kitchen Cabinet Ideas We're Obsessed With

There's rose gold involved.<p>Spice up your kitchen storage spots with decorative colors, finishes, and hardware. Whether you prefer a traditional look or something more modern, these design ideas go far beyond plain-old cupboards. We've got inspo on inspo (on inspo) for you, so you can finally tackle …

Unique Tubs For Bath Time Pleasures

Light some candles, put Sade on repeat, pour yourself a glass of wine and just soak your stress away. Bath time is a self indulgence, one that is …

17 Hearty Recipes To Warm Your Gluten-Free Winter

No meat, no wheat. But that doesn't mean you can't eat delicious things all season long!

5 Moves that Make You Stronger, FAST

Hold it right there! These isometric moves only LOOK easy<p>Isometric exercises, in which you hold a position perfectly still for a few seconds, trigger a ton of activity in your muscles—a real boon to boosting strength and endurance. (Just think how quickly you feel it in your biceps when carrying a …