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How to Make Edible Easter Baskets

When you were a kid, what was your favorite part about Easter? Dipping hard-boiled eggs in dye? Hunting for plastic Easter eggs full of loose change or jelly beans? Or

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How to Choose a Ham

So you’re serving ham for your holiday dinner (whether Easter, Christmas, or otherwise)—but what kind of ham? It can be confusing, considering the number of options, from old-timey, expensive, and

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How to Make Macarons Like a Pro: Just Follow a Few Easy Tips

In our latest Chow-To episode, our senior video producer, Guillermo Riveros, learned to make French macarons from Jayce Baudry, executive pastry chef at Daniel Boulud’s Épicerie Boulud. Follow along with

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How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

Hard-boiled eggs aren’t just one of the most nutritious foods around, but they also have the potential to be some of the most gorgeous. With a multitude of dyes, stickers,

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Give Your Sponge a Bath Because It’s Probably Filthy

Let’s talk dirty, shall we? If you don’t take care to properly clean and replace your kitchen sponges, you risk spreading bacteria around your cooking surfaces. All kinds of nasty

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How to Clean Your Coffee Grinder (and Yes, You Need to Do It)

Whirling blade–style coffee grinders are cheap and useful for lots of things besides grinding coffee—such as grinding spices. But since you can’t immerse an electric grinder in water, how do

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9 Ways to Make Hummus Healthier

Hummus is already a dang healthy snack—each scoop provides a dose of protein, fiber, healthy poly- and mono-unsaturated fats, and a bit of iron, potassium, and B vitamins. But believe

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How to Pick the Perfect Pineapple

Pineapples are a vibrant taste of the tropics that are good for much more than garnishing piña coladas and mai tais and eating on their own or chopped up in fruit

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You Can Now Easily Make Your Own Corn Nuts at Home

Is any road trip truly complete without a savory snack such as corn nuts? If you’re like me, the answer is a resounding no. There’s something utterly delightful about munching

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How to Make the Best Homemade Hummus With a Few Easy Tricks

It's embarrassingly easy.

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How To Plan a Baked Potato Bar For Your Next Party

Planning a baked potato bar for your next get-together is an easy way to keep your sanity the day of the event because so much of it can be prepared

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How to Butterfly a Pork Loin

Not only are stuffed pork loins one of the tastier ways to impress guests, they are certainly one of the more impressive. While this dish can seem like an intimidating

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Colcannon: The Awesome Irish Potato and Cabbage Hash You Should Make for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day dinner may be synonymous with corned beef and cabbage (and soda bread), but there are lots of other traditional Irish dishes worth considering, and colcannon is one

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How to Make Ranch Dressing

Seeing as ranch dressing has been the number-one best-selling salad dressing in America since 1992, you’ve probably consumed it in some form within the last year or so. Whether you

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How to Make Anything Into a Meatball

Whether encountered in Italian nonnas’ kitchens or in Swedish furniture store cafeterias, meatballs are always a welcome treat—but they’re certainly not locked into tradition if you don’t want them to

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How to Make Bun Bo Hue

When you think Vietnamese soup, your mind probably goes straight to pho, but there is another fantastic bowl of brothy noodle goodness from Vietnam you should know: bun bo hue.

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I Made Gluten-Free Pasta From Scratch and It Wasn’t a Complete Disaster

Though I was diagnosed with a wheat intolerance two years ago, I have never entertained the idea of making gluten-free pasta from scratch. As far as I was concerned, making

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How to Make the Best Keto Chili

Making delicious keto chili is easy, and that’s a good thing—because chili is always fantastic, obviously, but also, the rampant popularity of the ketogenic diet shows no signs of abating

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How to Make a Roux

A nutty-flavored thickener used in gumbo and several other New Orleans–style dishes.

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How to Throw a Classic Hollywood Oscar Party

Right about now, other hosts and hostesses are scrambling to assemble a Franken-buffet in tribute to this year’s Best Picture nominations, which I can only imagine might consist of trying

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How to Set Up Your Room for an Oscars Party

Roll out the red carpet for your friends.

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