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What Is Kopi Luwak (aka Poop Coffee)?

Lots of really crappy things are expensive—root canals, for instance, and tattoo-removal services, divorce—but most of them aren’t expensive because they are literally made from poop, which is precisely what

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Healthy Meals Your Kids Will Actually Eat

I’m the mother of a toddler. “What am I gonna make her for dinner?” plays on a constant loop in my brain. Yesterday, she squealed with delight at the sight

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Play with Your Food with These Meme and Emoji Pairings

There are two things that we are obsessed with texting on a daily basis: emojis and food memes. This may imply that we’re an unusual balance of hungry and animated,

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How to Throw a Cocktail Party on a Budget

You can throw a cocktail party that breaks the bank or one that leaves you able to pay the rent and the bills (and happy to wake up in your

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Avocado Lovers Rejoice! Prices Are Expected to Drop Next Month

Life is full of daily struggles, but the struggle to find an affordable avocado is probably the most real (For some of us, that is. And if that person is

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9 Kitchen Gadgets That Are Just So Extra

We all have that one friend. That friend who has to perform every basic task with just the slightest (or most outrageous) degree of spunk or dramatic flair. In layman’s

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Celebrate National Rum Day with an Entirely Rum-Centric Menu

I treat the national food holidays like I do my birthday: I only like to acknowledge the really good ones. National Hamburger Day, National Wine Day, National Mac n’ Cheese

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The Best Prepared Foods at Whole Foods (According to the Employees Who Know Them Best)

When you’re hungry and in search of a wholesome meal ASAP, there’s nothing better than the prepared foods section at Whole Foods.

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Say Goodbye to Coke Zero and Make Room for Coke Zero Sugar

Attention Coke Zero lovers. This is not a drill. Please proceed directly to your nearest Costco and purchase cases upon cases of your favorite aspartame-fueled liquid. We repeat. This is

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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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