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Hydroponic Farming Lets You Grow Your Food Indoors

Urban farming is hardly a new concept. Watch “Edible City,” and you’ll discover the trend was really taking root (see what we did there?) around 2008. But today, tonier restaurants

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Sustainable Cocktails Are a Thing and We’re So Here For It

You buy your trout from a local fishery, make stock out of chicken bones, eat fruits only in season, and carry your own metal straw when you head out for

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Here’s Why We Eat Latkes on Hanukkah

When it comes to the holidays, there’s one thing that everyone looks forward to during the eight days of Hanukkah: latkes. These crispy, smashed pucks of grated potatoes and onions

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If You’re Not Eating Bavarian Nuts, You’re Not Celebrating Christmas

Anyone who enjoys a solid Christkindlmart usually makes a beeline for the bratwurst, warm apple strudel, or a hot cup of gluhwein. I, on the other hand, get far too

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What Is MCT Oil?

MCT, or medium-chain triglyceride, oil is a supplement that you’ve probably seen added to smoothies, Bulletproof coffee, salad dressing, or other health-conscious foods. Think of it as a cousin of

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What Is Aleppo Pepper?

Plenty of chefs have a secret—one of the most prevalent in the last few year was the answer to: “Where do you get your Aleppo pepper?” Known for its’ bright

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Creative Ways to Turn Thanksgiving Leftovers into Delicious Drinks

It’s hard to argue Thanksgiving as anything but a food-lover’s gravy-fueled dreamscape. One day to drop everything, chill out, and show off some of your very best eating, and of

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Yes Way, Rosé: Why This Wine Should Be the Only Drink on Your Thanksgiving Table

While the summer has dwindled away and so have the cries of “slay all day and then rosé,” it may seem as though the wine should be retired until the

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The Best (Not-Boring) Ways to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

If you don’t have leftovers after cooking your Thanksgiving dinner, you did it wrong. Come on, give thanks for the excess. The best way to express your gratitude is to

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When Did Thanksgiving Turn Into a Potluck?

Say I’ve invited you over for Thanksgiving and you’re wondering whether you should bring your semi-famous wilted Brussels sprouts salad with duck prosciutto, or your new favorite pumpkin-ginger soup with

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These Themed Horror Movie Food Pairings Are So Good It’s Scary

If you can stomach the thought of eating during horror movies, it makes sense to match your food to the flick—and it makes scary movie night even more fun. Just

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Can You Really Die from Eating Apple Seeds?

The short answer to the title question posed here is: yes. But before you up and toss the literal fruits of your actual labor this apple picking season, let’s have

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How Did the Most Popular Apples Get Their Names?

There’s a plethora of perfect produce this time of year, and our favorite seasonal snack happens to come in a whole range of colors, shapes, sizes, textures, and—names? Yes, naturally:

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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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What Are the Best Apples for Baking?

If you’ve ever made a dessert with apples, you’ll know that not all varieties bake equally. Some hold up beautifully under heat, retaining their texture and taste.

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6 Reasons Why Pumpkin Is the New Superfood

There’s a lot more to pumpkin than flavoring for your coffee or decor for your front stoop. Though the food is so intrinsically tied with all things autumn, and already

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The Great Pumpkin Beer Divide: Love It or Loathe It, It’s Here to Stay (and Older Than You Think)

It usually tastes like warming pie spices; it reappears every year as we approach autumn; and it’s incredibly divisive, inspiring fervent delight in some and vehement disdain in others—and no,

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What Actually Is in Pumpkin Spice? Breaking Down Why It Works

Pumpkin. Spice. Are there any other two words in the English language whose union is capable of conjuring such a rich sense of coziness? Even before summer has officially thrown

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How Do People Grow Massive Pumpkins?

What is it about pumpkins that delights us so much? Like Linus in the 1966 animated TV special, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” we seem to be infatuated with

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Pumpkin Pie Lies: It’s Actually Canned Squash

Pumpkins are a beloved symbol of fall, the decoration of choice on Halloween, the star of countless Thanksgiving pies—actually, that last one is a lie, unless you make your own

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What Are CBD Foods and Why are They Everywhere?

At this year’s Fancy Food Show, held over a long weekend in early July at New York’s Javits Center, a CBD food lab and product development company called Hillside Lane

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