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Yes, an Instant Pot Is Worth Getting

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We’re sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks too. Here, find

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How Bread Pudding Became a New Orleans Specialty

Food historian Susan Tucker included bread pudding as one of the definitive New Orleans foods in her book “New Orleans Cuisine: Fourteen Signature Dishes and Their Histories.” But the dish

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What Are Paczki and Why Are They So Popular on Fat Tuesday?

Mardi Gras, literally translated from French to “Fat Tuesday,” is fast approaching, which means it’s almost Paczki Day! What’s that? You don’t know what that means? Well, looks like we

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Madeira’s Role in the Declaration of Independence

What is Madeira? Glad you asked. This fortified dessert wine (similar to port) used to be the drink of choice in young America—here’s how that happened, how it fell out

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What Is White Chocolate?

What is white chocolate anyway? It is really chocolate? Is it even worth eating? We’ve got answers from a chocolate expert. White chocolate might just be the most polarizing sweet

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When It Comes to Chocolate, What Does Cocoa Percentage Actually Mean?

You’ve seen these numbers listed on fancy chocolate bar packaging, but what do chocolate percentages mean and which one should you pick? We’ll break it down so you can make the

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What Do NFL Players Eat Before the Big Game?

The grill is hot, and the wings are even hotter. We’re talking about your game day tailgate! While we’re slurping our beers and chomping on that 7-layer dip, the pros

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How Do You Stop Guac From Browning?

If you’re watching the big game, guacamole is non-negotiable, and homemade is always best. But how do you prevent the dreaded brown guacamole—and how does packaged guac stay bright green?

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Why Gochujang Is in Every Korean Pantry (and Belongs in Yours Too)

There are plenty of food cultures out there that embrace the spicy—Vietnamese cuisine, of course, has Sriracha; Indonesia originated sambal; and Sichuan chili oil is a tongue-tingling revelation—but it’s hard

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Where to Buy Humane & Organic Chicken Online

With so many concerns about mass-produced, factory-farmed poultry we looked into alternatives and it turns out there are plenty. Here are some of the best certified humane and organic chicken

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Intuitive Eating Is a Gentler Approach to Healthy Habits

Eating intuitively and honoring cravings could be the key to healthier eating habits—and while losing weight isn’t the point, it could still be a side effect. So what exactly is

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Is the Keto Diet Bad for Your Heart?

Keto has been in the public consciousness for a while now, with scores of vocal fans, but as we ease into a new decade, keto backlash seems to be picking

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What Are Superfoods, Anyway?

If you want to eat healthy, you have options: paleo, keto, Whole30, vegetarian or vegan… However you go, you might as well do it all the way by loading up

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Can an Alkaline Diet Cure Your Acid Reflux?

Can an alkaline diet cure acid reflux? This writer had success reducing his reflux symptoms on a low-acid diet. While I’m a skeptic of diet fads, I take note when

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5 Must-Try Dishes on a Trip to Aruba

You may be taking a vacation to Aruba for sun-kissed skin, postcard-worthy beaches, and Kylie Jenner-inspired Instagram pictures under palm trees (go on with your #microinfluencer bad self), but I

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What Are Processed Foods?

With a broad and sometimes shifting definition, depending on who you’re talking to, the term ‘processed foods’ has taken on a life of its own. But has the phrase simply evolved into a health and

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What Are Fat Bombs?

The term fat bomb is probably the last thing you’d expect to be associated with a diet, but welcome to keto. As most human beings with eyeballs know by now,

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Does Instagramming Your Food Lead to Healthy Eating?

What’s the first thing you do when a beautiful meal is placed in front of you? If you’re like me (and the rest of the world’s foodies) chances are you’re

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What Is the Low-FODMAP Diet All About?

You may have heard the term “FODMAP” being thrown around a lot lately—especially regarding a low-FODMAP diet. Is this a new trend or diet craze? What even is a FODMAP?

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The Case Against Carbs: Valid or Not? An Expert Weighs In

Between festive holiday cookies and the seemingly endless list of craveable comfort foods, winter is really carbohydrates’ time to shine. But you’re likely feeling conflicted or confused about what role

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What Exactly Is the Pegan Diet?

You’ve likely heard about the paleo diet, which is a dietary plan based on foods similar to what might have been eaten during the Paleolithic era. And, we’re fairly certain

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