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A Sleek 14-Cup Coffee Maker for Just $30—Today Only

A Sleek 14-Cup Coffee Maker for Just $30—Today Only

Certain countertop appliances—particular ones that stay out and get used every day—should perform...

A Vegan Scramble That Subs Eggs for a Pantry Staple You Likely Already Have

A Vegan Scramble That Subs Eggs for a Pantry Staple You Likely Already Have

Whether you’ve long followed a vegan diet or are looking to switch to a plant-based lifestyle, “7...

Universal Eats: An Exploration of Foods That Transcend Cultures
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Universal Eats: An Exploration of Foods That Transcend Cultures

by An exploration of foods that transcend cultures and borders around the world. | An exploration of foods that transcend cultures and borders around the world.

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The History of Jambalaya, a True Melting Pot of Flavors 03:04
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The History of Jambalaya, a True Melting Pot of Flavors

by Greg Stegeman | Once again, Mardi Gras is right around the corner, and, as with most other things, my first thoughts...

New Orleans' Food Scene Is Rich with Surprising History
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New Orleans' Food Scene Is Rich with Surprising History

by Karen Resta | Two years ago, New Orleans turned 300, and the storied city that didn’t take Hurricane Katrina sitting...

Get to Know King Cake (And Why There's a Plastic Baby Hidden Inside) 02:38
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Get to Know King Cake (And Why There's a Plastic Baby Hidden Inside)

by Pamela Vachon | The intersection between the secular and the religious is a fair starting block for any exploration...

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What Are Paczki and Why Are They So Popular on Fat Tuesday?

by Greg Stegeman | Mardi Gras, literally translated from French to “Fat Tuesday,” is fast approaching, which means it...

How Moon Pies Became a Mardi Gras Tradition 03:04
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How Moon Pies Became a Mardi Gras Tradition

by Jen Wheeler | To most, Mardi Gras is synonymous with certain foods and places—king cake and New Orleans top the...

She's New Orleans' Biggest Praline Producer and You Don't Know Her Name
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by Oni Birden | It is without a doubt that Louisiana is one of America’s truest treasures. The creation and evolution...

Bread Pudding Is the New Orleans Specialty You Shouldn't Overlook 02:38
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Bread Pudding Is the New Orleans Specialty You Shouldn't Overlook

by Caryn Ganeles | Food historian Susan Tucker included bread pudding as one of the definitive New Orleans foods in her...

What Is the Difference Between Jambalaya and Etouffee? 03:04
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What Is the Difference Between Jambalaya and Etouffee?

by Maryse Chevriere | I don’t know about you, but when I travel to New Orleans to eat and drink, I usually don’t ask questions...

New Orleans On a Roll: The City's Classic Sandwiches 03:04
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by Jen Wheeler | Among many other things, New Orleans is a great food city. Drilling down a little, it's a particularly...

Up Your Baking Game

This Key Lime Tea Cake Was Born out of Pure Chance
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This Key Lime Tea Cake Was Born out of Pure Chance

by Jessie Sheehan | This cake comes with a story. So, although I am dying to jump right in with just how fabulous it tastes...

A One-Bowl Lemon Snacking Cake You'll Make Year Round
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by Jessie Sheehan | Although I am always and forever team chocolate, I do make an exception when it comes to lemon, particularly...

This Easy Milk and Honey Cake Is Guaranteed to Make You Happy
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by Amy Schulman | For Odette Williams, when it comes to baking, the simpler the better. The Australian cookbook writer...

Expert Tips for the Best Brownies of Your Life 00:24
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by Seanan Forbes | Brownies are like perfect vacations; they mean different things to different people—and, as with destinations...

A Cream Ale Irish Soda Bread That Even Baking Novices Can Make
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A Cream Ale Irish Soda Bread That Even Baking Novices Can Make

by Amy Schulman | To the untrained and uninitiated, beer and bread hardly seem like they’d have much to do with one...

Guide to Essential Baking Tools
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by Sara Lime and Jen Wheeler | From Christmas cookies and birthday cakes to bake sale brownies and Sunday morning muffins, there...

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3 Tips for Baking Artisan-Quality Bread at Home, Plus a No-Knead Recipe

by Nikki Freihofer | If you're intimidated by making homemade bread, it's time to conquer your fears. And it truly is far...

A Beginner's Guide to Baking with Yeast
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by Heather Reid | For a beginning baker, approaching a project that uses yeast can be scary. In truth, baking with yeast...

Here's Everything to Know About Egg Alternatives in Baking and Cooking
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Here's Everything to Know About Egg Alternatives in Baking and Cooking

by Erin Meister | If you're new to plant-based eating, knowing which egg substitute to choose can be tricky; egg alternatives...

Seafood Essentials

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by Sucheta Rawal | How many times have you heard nutritionists say, “Eat more salmon!”? Though this fish is a great source...

Impress Your Date with These Easy Salmon Dinners for Two
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by Toniann Pasqueralle | Salmon is a sure bet for a delicious dinner, and these date night salmon recipes are especially great...

This Easy Baked Salmon Is Impressive Enough for Date Night & Simple Enough for Every Night
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This Easy Baked Salmon Is Impressive Enough for Date Night & Simple Enough for Every Night

by Chowhound Editors | If you're looking for a truly, totally easy dinner, this breaded baked salmon recipe is a top choice...

How to Shuck an Oyster without Injuring Yourself
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by Chowhound Editors | Oysters can be challenging, not only in terms of taste and texture, but in the effort it takes to...

A Guide to Appreciating Oysters for Those Who Are Bivalve-Curious 00:38
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by Chowhound Editors | Oysters are synonymous with romance—hailed as an aphrodisiac and allegedly enjoyed 50 at a time by...

A Dozen Oysters You Should Know
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A Dozen Oysters You Should Know

by Jen Wheeler and Rowan Jacobsen | All things being equal, all oysters are not the same. The taste, texture, appearance, and general...

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These 5-Ingredient Steamed Mussels Are Totally Romantic and Ready in Only 30 Minutes

by Chowhound Editors | This illustrated step-by-step guide to the easiest steamed mussels recipe you'll ever make is a great...

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The Taste of an Oyster

by Rowan Jacobsen | An amazing amount of ink has been spilled over the years in an effort to nail the taste of oysters...

Favorite New Dishes

This Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Comes with a Poignant Story
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by Amy Schulman | In the many decades that journalist and activist Toni Tipton-Martin watched the media cover African...

Chef Edouardo Jordan's 'Old School' Oxtails Are Steeped In Flavor & Easy To Make
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by Jennifer H. Cunningham | Growing up, Chef Edouardo Jordan looked forward to the Sundays when his mother would leave a pot of...

Chef Stephanie Izard’s Trick for the Most Flavorful Braise Ever
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by David Watsky | With temperatures dipping into the teens or lower, we turn to low and slow methods like braising...

A Tamago Sandwich You Can Eat Morning, Noon, and Night
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A Tamago Sandwich You Can Eat Morning, Noon, and Night

by Amy Schulman | For Sofia Hellsten, Japanese food isn’t prolific in her native Sweden. It wasn’t until she spent a...

This Baked Feta Makes Weeknight Vegetarian Cooking a Breeze
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by Amy Schulman | We’ve all been there: You’ve just arrived home, it’s late, and the thought of cooking dinner for yourself...

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by Amy Schulman | Those cold, cold winter days are often filled with simmering soups and pots of meaty Bolognese on...

A 15-Minute Spiced Chicken Tikka That Will Transport You to Bombay
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by Amy Schulman | If you’ve ever asked a friend where to eat in London, it’s likely they’ll have suggested a stop at...

These Easy Red Curry Mussels Will Transport You to the Pacific Northwest
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by Amy Schulman | Seafood is undeniably synonymous with the Pacific Northwest, a region overflowing with a treasure...

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by Anna Gass | After the holidays, the following months are always the time to get back to healthy eating. Detox...