It’s a small food world after all. A generation ago few people knew the difference between a burrito and an enchilada, and now everyone wants to know the difference between ancho and chipotle peppers. Though many websites make once-foreign ingredients available with a couple of mouse clicks, keeping those ingredients all clear can be a bit daunting. does a good job: It mixes in glossaries and recipes with the products you’re searching for to help you understand what each item is and how to use it.

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