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After a long night, don't head to the medicine cabinet — head directly to the stove and a simmering pot of posole. Jesse Hendrix Inman/Courtesy of Estes PR hide caption

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A Cure For The Common Hangover, Found On The Stove

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"Lechon," or roasted pig, is often served at Philippine festivities, especially during Christmas and New Year's celebrations. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Richard Linklater's daringly experimental Boyhood is Bob Mondello's favorite film of 2014. IFC Productions hide caption

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Favorite Films Of 2014: Why Stop At 10?

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Environmental cues — like the color, size and shape of the dinnerware, the music playing in the background and the lighting in the dining room — can alter how we experience food and drink. For example, research suggests that serving food on a red plate tends to reduce the amount diners eat. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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In 'Death By Pastrami,' Charming Stories Of New York's Garment District

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Banish 2014's Woes With Our Stand-Up Comedy Picks

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Actress Luise Rainer Made Hollywood History — Then Walked Away

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Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had some reservations about taking on the role of Nessa Stein in the SundanceTV original series The Honorable Woman. Middle East conflicts are so sensitive, she says, "It's really complicated and it goes back so far." Des Willie/SundanceTV hide caption

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In 'The Honorable Woman,' There's No One You Can Trust

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Louis C.K. On His 'Louie' Hiatus: 'I Wanted The Show To Feel New Again'

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