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5 Tricks for Mastering No-Knead Bread at Home

If there’s one thing everyone’s doing during quarantine, it’s baking bread. Flour and yeast are flying off the supermarket shelves as everyone from novice to professional bakers are tackling feeding

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Why Is There Vodka in Vodka Sauce?

Pasta with vodka sauce is undeniably delicious, but does it make sense? To put vodka in a pan with tomatoes and cream in the first place, especially when all the

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The Best and Worst Canned Foods, According to Nutritionists

With a pandemic forcing us all to cook more often from pantry staples and non-perishable stores, canned food has probably never been more popular. But what’s the best canned food

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The Sugar-Carb Connection: What You Need to Know

If you’re trying to eat less sugar, you’ve probably done some research on the sugar-carb connection. Unfortunately, understanding the exact nature of the relationship between sugar and carbs isn’t as

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How Do You Stop Guac From Browning?

What’s a Cinco de Mayo dinner without guacamole? The best homemade guac is easy to make, but how do you prevent the dreaded brown guacamole—and how does packaged guac stay

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How Long Can You Leave Butter Out Before It Goes Rancid?

Does butter go bad? Yes! Does butter need to be refrigerated? Ideally. So how long can you leave butter out before it goes rancid? That depends. Read on for everything

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This Brilliant Flour Substitute Makes Ridiculously Tasty Chocolate Chip Cookies

In the days of quarantine, it’s likely you’ve arrived at the grocery store, only to discover that the baking section has been entirely depleted of all-purpose flour. Which is surely

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Are Butter and Margarine Interchangeable?

Before we get to the question of whether you can substitute butter for margarine and vice versa, here’s another question for you: Did you know that the production and sale

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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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How to Stock Your Kitchen Pantry

With the spread of the coronavirus causing Americans to spend time at home, you’re probably constantly wondering how best to grocery shop to limit your time outside. The best place

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Do You Really Need to Use Cake Flour for Baking?

Do you really need to use cake flour for cakes (and other sweet baked goods)? People come down on both sides of this debate. There are pastry chefs who swear

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How to Tell if an Egg Is Fresh in One Easy Step

The question of how long eggs last doesn’t have as straight-forward an answer as you might expect—it depends not only on whether you refrigerate them, but when. Then there’s the

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Are Brown and White Sugar Interchangeable When Baking?

When baking, can you substitute brown sugar for white sugar and vice versa? Sort of, is the quick answer. But there is a difference between what brown sugar and white

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How Long Do Hard-Boiled Eggs Last?

You'd better find those Easter eggs quick.

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Where to Buy Humane & Organic Chicken Online

With mounting concerns about mass-produced and factory-farmed poultry, we looked into some alternatives, including the best certified humane and organic chicken you can buy online and where to get organic chicken at

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Araucana Chicken Eggs Are Dyed by Nature

With Easter nearly upon us, we’re doubling down on the egg recipes, buying up all the egg-shaped candies, and deciding on which egg-dyeing technique most speaks to us this year.

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Are Sprouted Potatoes Poisonous?

Are sprouted potatoes safe to eat, or are they poisonous? And what about green spots? You’ve probably wondered about this on occasion, when you’re rummaging through the corner of your

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Matzo Crack Is Peak Passover: But What Is It?

Matzo crack is a Passover revelation the entire family will devour. It’s simple to make with endless recipe combinations via pantry ingredients you probably have on hand. For the past several years, Christmas Crack has

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Straight From the Source: What Is Detroit-Style Pizza?

What is Detroit-style pizza, exactly? And how was it invented? Glad you asked.

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Aquafaba: Everything You Need to Know About This Underrated Ingredient

Now that we’re all cooking more with pantry staples, and acutely feeling the importance of using every last scrap of food, it’s time to meet aquafaba. This humble substance has

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Pi Day: Everything You Need to Know About This Deliciously Nerdy Holiday

Pie-eating contests, recitations of long strings of digits, and poetry—today is the day to geek out to celebrate the beauty and mystery of pi.

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