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The Domestic Dad’s Holiday Shopping Guide: Good for the Belly and the Wallet

It’s fall, which means it’s time to: Think about your fantasy football lineups Get over the residual dread this time of year brings about because you were conditioned to associate

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6 Unusual Ingredients to Forage for This Fall

Ever since the words New Nordic Cuisine became a part of our culinary lexicon, foraging emerged as the most popular activity attached to this concept. New Nordic Cuisine focuses on

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Pumpkin Spice Snacks That Go Way Beyond Lattes

Each fall seems to bring even more pumpkin spice products to shelves—and we’re not complaining. From the ubiquitous Starbucks PSL to pumpkin spice donuts and pumpkin cream cheese for your

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How to Dress Up As Your Favorite Chefs for Halloween

So you want to dress up as a chef for Halloween? No offense to the costume aisle, but we all know that standard baggy checkered pants and chef’s coat routine

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A Breakdown of Apples You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Get set to score points in apple trivia. 7,500 varieties of apples are grown around the world.

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9 Tasty Ways to Reuse Your Football Party Leftovers

There’s something about hosting a football party that makes people lose all sense of portion control. As if somewhere along the line a wire got crossed and you and your

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Unicorn Froot Loops Exist Because They Weren’t Colorful Enough Already

Just when we thought the unicorn craze died like the old Taylor Swift, Kellogg’s had to go and release a limited edition unicorn flavor for one of its most iconic

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What Is Aquafaba?

Aquafaba almost sounds like something you’d say to cast a spell. Fitting, because some consider this a miracle ingredient. But what is it? Chickpea juice!

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7 Delicious Pumpkin Spice Coffee Drinks That Aren’t from Starbucks

The pumpkin hype is real, and it’s happening again. As soon as the calendar flips past Labor Day, the white clothes go away and every shade of orange comes out,

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A Guide to Fall’s Most Underutilized Fruit: The Almighty Fig

Figs have been around for a while: in myths, in legends, in history, in religion, and on the plate.

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6 Different Ways to Cook Grits

Native Americans first invented grits. It was the Nahuatl people of southern Mexico and Central America who came up with nixtamalization, a Nahuatl word that explains the process some grits

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What Is the Difference Between Chowder and Bisque?

What’s the difference between chowder and bisque? C’mon, it’s obvious.

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We Paired Last Year’s Emmy Winners with Cupcakes, Because Victory Tastes Sweet

A gold statuette may be an Emmy winner’s best accessory, but what about a color-coordinating cupcake, dressed to the nines in buttercream frosting, fondant, and sprinkles? That sounds like a

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Everything You Need to Know About Mocktails

Mocktails have been around a long time. As legend has it, when Depression-era child star Shirley Temple was out with her parents, they had cherry-garnished Old Fashioneds…but without the booze.

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A Guide to Gluten Free Fall Pasta

Fall is the perfect time to cozy up with warm, hearty pasta dishes, but you don’t have to miss out on comfort food if you’re gluten free. There are gluten-free

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Prince George’s School Lunch Menu Will Make You Cry Into Your Tuna Sandwich

That desk-side salad is about to get a lot more depressing. As if being a simple, nine-to-five plebeian wasn’t tragic enough, our favorite little prince (George, in case you’ve been living

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Shake Shack Is Releasing a Boozy Milkshake Inspired by ‘Will & Grace’

Shake Shack excels at two different things: food (obvi…even Ina Garten can’t resist their chicken sandwich) and innovative food and pop culture mashups (we’re still drooling over the Doughnut Plant

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How to Dress Up Your Apples for Halloween

Happy Halloween! Or as I like to call it, the best day of the year. Hands down.

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These Cheap and Easy Meals Have 5 Ingredients or Less

Please believe me when I say I understand how tempting and easy it is to way, way overdo it in the keeping your kitchen stocked department. I might even pass

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How to Make Slice and Bake Cookies with Halloween Designs

Sure, Halloween is the best holiday of the year for the obvious reasons: costumes, candy, parties, the whole nine. But I personally love Halloween because it is the official start

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These Butterbeer Marshmallows Will Have You Saying ‘Accio!’

Attention, muggles: you are in for a treat. Butterbeer marshmallows are real, and you can buy them online—but hurry, because they’ll be Evanesco-ed at the end of this month (i.e.

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