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What Is the Difference Between Crostini and Bruschetta?

Ok, confession time. Embarrassing as it is to admit as a “food professional,” up until about a week ago I really didn’t think there was a difference between bruschetta and

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How to Pickle Vegetables

Now is the perfect time to get yourself in a pickle. Don’t worry, I’m talking about the good kind. If you haven’t already learned, summer is the ideal season to

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A Beginner’s Guide to French Pastries

The pastry case at a French bakery can hold a dizzying array of baked goods. There are breads, cakes, and cookies—all with their own unique origin stories and techniques. To

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How to Bake with Coffee Flour

If you’re one caffeine withdrawal away from sticking a permanent IV of coffee into your veins, don’t fret. We’ve found a new way for you to get over that mid-afternoon slump

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How to Make Zucchini Boats

Summer is here and the time is right to go overboard with summer squash recipes! One of my go-to summer meals is the zucchini boat, which can best be described

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Your Uber May Be Getting a Vending Machine

Your 3 AM trip home from the club just got a lot more comfortable. Transportation service Uber has teamed up with Cargo, a tech startup that supplies rideshare drivers with

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What Is the Difference Between Cake Donuts and Yeast Donuts?

There will be times in your life when you’re forced to pick a side. Important debates so monumental in scope and significance that your stance becomes a part of your

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How to Make Chocolate-Covered Bacon

“That’s just wrong!”- your initial reaction, probably, towards the prospect of cooking chocolate-covered bacon. Sure, it’s a stomach-confusing indulgence. But is it really going to stop you? Of course not.

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How to Froth Milk without an Espresso Machine

The one thing baristas have that you don’t have — OK, besides maybe sweet-looking aprons and unlimited access to biscotti? — is the ability to perfectly steam and texturize milk

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A Comprehensive Guide to Baking Brownies

Brownies are like perfect vacations; they mean different things to different people – and, as with destinations, there are countless variations on the brownie theme. Brownie adherents have their favorites:

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These Cake-Stuffed Kit Kats Will Top Your Food Bucket List

Step aside, Swedish Fish Oreos and Top Ramen Pringles. You have absolutely nothing on the latest amalgamation that’s taken the world of food editorial by storm: cake-stuffed Kit Kats. That’s

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How to Peel and Devein Shrimp

Baked, breaded, fried, chilled—no matter how you cook it, shrimp is undoubtedly one of the seafood world’s most versatile ingredients. It can also be one of the most intimidating.

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David Burke Continues to Set the Standard for American Cuisine

If there is one chef whose name is synonymous with NYC fine dining, it’s David Burke. The James Beard Award-winning mastermind behind restaurants like David Burke Kitchen and Tavern62 by

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How to Work with Egg Whites While Baking

Egg whites are to baking as jokes are to conversations. When they’re handled right, they make everything lighter and happier. When they fail, they fall as flat as a manhole

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Disney Is Getting a New Restaurant That’s Out of this World

The future of theme park eating is now. And no, we’re not talking about Dippin’ Dots (which may want to update its tagline, considering the “ice cream of the future” was

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How to Dehydrate Food Without a Dehydrator

If you suddenly find yourself with a bounty of fresh tomatoes or wanting to consume as many stone fruits as the month of July will allow, dehydrating and storing for

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What Is the Difference Between Pesto and Chimichurri?

If you look at the hierarchy of roles in the traditional kitchen—as codified over a century ago by legendary French chef Auguste Escoffier—the saucier, aka the senior-level chef in charge

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How to Make Wine Pops, the Coolest Summer Treat Around

Sipping a stiff red may be more associated with the snowy, fireside days of winter, but frankly, we’re already tired of the whites and rosés that are cramping our Sunday

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Dog-Inspired Kitchen Tools That Are Perfect for Pet Lovers

They say that dogs are man’s best friend, but the same can be said about a slice of cheesecake or a delicious brisket. In fact, there are times when we

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Break Out the Cuisinart: 12 Amazing Food Processor Recipes

There are a few magical appliances that actually belong in your kitchen (ahem *you don’t actually need an Instant Pot*) and a food processor is definitely one of them.

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Umami Burger Wants You to Enjoy a Burger for Breakfast, as One Should

Burgers may be most commonly associated with summer BBQs, football games, and weekend calorie splurges, but Umami Burger hopes to make them a staple during breakfast time. (At least for

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