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Does a Sharpening Steel Ever Go Dull?

Does a Sharpening Steel Ever Go Dull?

And what should I use to keep my knife finely honed? READ MORE

Why Do Hard-Boiled Eggs Turn Green?

Why Do Hard-Boiled Eggs Turn Green?

They look gross but taste fine. READ MORE

Are the Burnt Bits of Veggies Carcinogenic?

Are the Burnt Bits of Veggies Carcinogenic?

We thought grilling was the healthy option. READ MORE

If You Add Milk to Tea Does It Stop the Brewing Process?

If You Add Milk to Tea Does It Stop the Brewing Process?

Cooling down the liquid slows the steeping. READ MORE

Why Does the First Pancake Always Turn Out the Worst?

Why Does the First Pancake Always Turn Out the Worst?

The inevitable blotchy, misshapen blob. READ MORE

Can You Filter Vodka in a Water Filter?

Can You Filter Vodka in a Water Filter?

It'll taste better, but it's still bad. READ MORE

What’s the Origin of the Word “Cocktail”?

What’s the Origin of the Word “Cocktail”?

Theories abound about the etymology. READ MORE

What’s the Difference Between Stuffing and Dressing?

What’s the Difference Between Stuffing and Dressing?

Blame politeness for the confusion. READ MORE

What’s the Difference Between a Conventional and a Convection Oven?

What’s the Difference Between a Conventional and a Convection Oven?

Blowing hot air can be a good thing. READ MORE

Does Gum Really Take Seven Years to Digest?

Does Gum Really Take Seven Years to Digest?

It sounds like a digestive impossibility. READ MORE