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What Is the Difference Between Pan, Stuffed, and Deep Dish Pizza?

As a dad who is typically responsible for preparing meals, every once in a while I cheat and order out. One of our take-out staples is (of course!) pizza. Luckily,

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What Is the Difference Between Boxed and Homemade Mashed Potatoes?

Move aside, turkey. Mashed potatoes are the real star of Thanksgiving! Pillowy and perfect, mashed potatoes always deserve a place at the table but do require a bit of work.

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What Is the Difference Between Regular and Sicilian Pizza?

According to rules of etiquette, one should refrain from discussing potentially contentious topics in polite conversation. Think politics, religion, or even sports. In my opinion, the question of where you

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What Is the Difference Between Japanese and Korean Fried Chicken?

Fried chicken is an indelible part of our nation’s culinary landscape from the wings of Buffalo, to the hotness of Nashville, and, of course, those unmistakable craggy ridges of Kentucky.

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What Is the Difference Between Chowder and Bisque?

What’s the difference between chowder and bisque? C’mon, it’s obvious.

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What Is the Difference Between Red, Green, and Yellow Apples?

We’ve officially reached peak apple (and apple-picking for Instagram) season, and so to keep up with the spirit of the times, we thought it’d be good to break down a

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What Is the Difference Between a Candy Apple and a Caramel Apple?

It seems obvious, doesn’t it? Even if they’re not side by side in front of your eyes, the answer is right there in the names. Still, plenty of people use

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What Is the Difference Between Apple Juice and Apple Cider?

Pumpkins may be one of the more recognizable totems of fall, but apples capture the essence of the autumn season just as well—maybe even better (and even though they’re available

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What Is the Difference Between Mead and Hard Cider?

When you’re out at your local craft beer bar, you might find yourself in a situation with a list of unfamiliar beverage options. From IPA to Tripel, you might be

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What Is the Difference Between Applejack and Calvados?

If you’re a fan of hard apple cider but don’t think it’s quite hard enough, consider going the brandy route. There’s no better place to start than with Calvados, the

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What Is the Difference Between Applesauce and Apple Butter?

For some time, I have had trouble separating apple butter and applesauce in my mind. Both are made of apples and both provide boosts of exceptional fall flavor to my

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What Is the Difference Between Pumpkin Puree and Pumpkin Pie Filling?

Okay, so maybe your gut reaction is to think that this is entirely self-explanatory, but if you’ve ever found yourself in a baking needs aisle staring down a row of

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What Is the Difference Between Pancake Syrup and Maple Syrup?

I grew up in a pancakes-and-syrup household; not a pancakes-and-syrup-and-butter household, nor a pancakes-and-butter one. Even though a Clipart plate of pancakes always includes a pat of butter, I was

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What’s the Difference Between Soup and Stew?

First of all, they’re both usually served in a bowl and consumed with a spoon—but what’s the actual difference between soup and stew? It turns out it’s a fine line—while

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What Is the Difference Between Texas, Cincinnati, and Classic Chili?

Winter is a real drag. While Chicago is great during the summer and fall months, the winter and spring months can really bring you down.

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What Is the Difference Between a Crock-Pot and an Instant Pot?

You probably love your slow cooker. Your Crock-Pot (yup, that’s a proper noun, brand name!) has been helping you to make hearty soups, stews, and all sorts of marinated meats since the

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What’s the Difference between Calzone and Stromboli?

While they both fall into the category of portable pizzas, calzones and stromboli are not to be confused. Calzones are essentially a pizza that is folded in half, and then

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What Is the Difference Between Grilled and Caramelized Onions?

You know what’s a fantastic flavor booster? Onion! Whether grilled or caramelized, onions pack a potent yet pleasing punch to your palate. Up until a few months ago, however, I

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Why Does Ketchup on a Hot Dog Piss People Off?

It’s surprising how many hard-fast, nit-picky rules there are for such a relaxed, no-fuss food as the humble hot dog. It’s just a casual American wiener, so what’s the big

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What Is the Difference Between Couscous and Israeli Couscous?

A classic culinary staple that’s as enjoyable to say as is it to eat, couscous is a pasta-like dish made from crushed durum (hard) wheat semolina that is North African

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What Is the Difference Between Mozzarella and Burrata?

When it comes to summer cheeses, mozzarella and burrata rank among the best. Both are semi-soft, white, and Italian in origin, but in addition to being incredibly delicious, they’re also

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