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Kitchen Gadgets to Help You Prep for Your Halloween Party

Hallowe’en celebrations should be irresistibly haunting and undeniably delicious. It isn’t only about decorations (although whose life isn’t improved by amber-eyed raven lights?) and recipes for haunting cookies, demonic apples,

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What Is the Difference Between Black Truffles and White Truffles?

Fall brings us many of the best food smells, from steamy apple ciders to pumpkin pies to—if you have a taste and budget for luxury—truffles. While there are many different

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How To Incorporate Fall Flavors into Seasonal Cocktails

The cooler, crisper weather of fall evokes certain warm, comforting flavors, and we’re not just talking pumpkin spice (although, yes, that too).

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Eat Long and Prosper with this ‘Star Trek’-Inspired Menu

You don’t have to climb aboard the USS Enterprise to experience a food tour that’s out of this world. In fact, most of space’s drool-worthy (and downright repulsive) dishes can be

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What Is the Difference Between Canned and Carton Coconut Milk?

Coconut milk, whether canned or boxed, has become a mainstream staple in the American pantry. Easy to pull out of the cabinet, this ingredient magically transforms basic recipes into exotic

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The End of Summer Isn’t So Bad with Fall-Flavored Ice Cream

It certainly feels like summer is sticking around (quite literally, in the form of sweat), but today marks the first official day of fall. And while the transition of seasons

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What Are Apple Cider Doughnuts and Why Do They Taste So Good?

Before pumpkins swooped in and stole the show, apples were the go-to fall treat. The season wasn’t complete without an apple picking trip or a mug of hot cider on

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Friday Food Finds: Algae Lemonade, Kalamata Chocolate, Banana Almond Butter, and More!

We’re crying over the end of summer, but not over the influx of fall-flavored food products! And no, we’re not talking about the ever-so-notorious pumpkin spice. Your grocery store is

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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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