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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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How Long Do Hard-Boiled Eggs Last?

You'd better find those Easter eggs quick.

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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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What Is Soda Bread, and Is It Really Irish?

If you’re looking for authentic Irish food, you may be disappointed to learn the truth about corned beef. Do you dare to ask if soda bread is actually Irish?

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Why Does Coffee Upset My Stomach?

Not everyone can drink coffee with impunity—why is that? If you’ve ever wondered why coffee upsets your stomach, there are actually several possible reasons.

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Is Corned Beef Actually Irish?

Corned beef is synonymous with St. Patrick’s Day, but it may not actually be Irish. So, where did it come from (and why is it called corned)?

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Irish Potato Candies Are the Best St. Patrick’s Day Treat You’ve Never Heard Of

Sometimes the best-tasting treats are the most unassuming. You’d never expect a tiny brown lump to be so delicious. In fact, some might be turned off by the color and

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What Is Welsh Rarebit (And How Do You Make It)?

Welsh rarebit is the best cheese toast around—here’s how it came to be, how to make it, and why it’s called that (or sometimes, Welsh rabbit). According to Wikipedia, there

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How Long Can You Leave Food in the Slow Cooker?

Welcome to our last day of Slow Cooker Week! We’ve been sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course,

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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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Should You Buy Your Steak From Costco?

There are a lot of things we love to buy at Costco, but one we waffle on: steaks. Read on to find out why this is such a needling issue,

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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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