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What Is the Difference Between Mexican and Tex-Mex Enchiladas?

I was born in Texas. Whenever I reveal that the Lone Star state is my birthplace, I gain instant insider status as a qualified expert in all things Texas, including

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What Is the Difference Between English Muffins and Crumpets?

Consider the English muffin. It is likely, if you are any self-respecting lover of brunch, that you’ve consumed at least one in the last week or so, but the humble

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What Is the Difference Between Horseradish and Wasabi?

Both pungent, sinus-searing members of the Brassicaceae family, horseradish and wasabi have a lot in common—enough that many sushi places pass off tinted horseradish as wasabi—but they are distinctly different ingredients.

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What Is the Difference Between Kimchi and Sauerkraut?

If you’re the type of person who has a kit on hand so you can pickle everything from green beans to eggplant to figs, then you’re likely familiar with the

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What Is the Difference Between Hass and Florida Avocados?

Everyone loves a good avocado, whether it’s smashed on toast, whipped into a zesty guacamole, or even enjoyed straight with a spoon. This tree-ripened fruit (yes, an avocado is technically

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What Is the Difference Between Broccoli and Romanesco?

Come February, it’s easy to grow tired of winter vegetables. There are mounds of carrots, potatoes, and turnips, after all, and it becomes commonplace to start dreaming of summer’s fresh

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What Is the Difference Between Italian Seasoning and Herbes de Provence?

When it comes to spice blends these days, there are so many dotting the shelves in grocery stores that it can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you’re looking to

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What Is the Difference Between Hummus and Falafel?

If you’ve been spending all your time in the produce section of your grocery store, you’ve been missing out on a super nutrient-packed and versatile legume that can be found

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What Is the Difference Between a Wonton and a Dumpling (Jiaozi)?

It is a bit of a tree in the forest scenario, to start. Well, maybe not quite so abstract as all that, but in most circles, a wonton is actually

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What Is the Difference Between Egg Noodles and Pasta?

If you’re thinking the answer to the question is an easy, obvious one, you’re right. Well, sort of. Eggs are the big differentiating factor between egg noodles and pasta. But

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What Is the Difference Between a Margarita and a Skinny Margarita?

The margarita may very well be the most democratic of all cocktails, though this may be difficult to prove empirically. Its pedigree is well-established such that even the haughtiest mixologist

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What Is the Difference Between Regular Yogurt and Greek Yogurt?

All I can remember is that I started eating Greek yogurt about a decade ago when it seemed to burst into the American marketplace as though it was something recently

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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 Is the Difference Between Balsamic and White Vinegar?

Vinegar is seemingly everywhere these days: Red wine vinegar hiding in salad dressings, balsamic vinegar reduced into a glaze for your steak, a shot of apple cider vinegar for whatever

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What Is the Difference Between Pot Roast and Chuck Roast?

It’s your turn to make Sunday Supper and you’re all set to spend the afternoon making an aromatic and delicious pot roast. But what exactly is a pot roast? A

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What Is the Difference Between Pork Tenderloin and Pork Loin?

Although they sound incredibly similar, pork tenderloin and pork loin are actually very different cuts of meat. The pork loin is a cut from the part of the pig’s back above

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What Is the Difference Between Challah and Brioche?

If you’re not familiar with the intricacies of challah and brioche, you might hold both up and think, “Hm, these breads look pretty similar.” But upon closer inspection, you’ll discover

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What Is the Difference Between Soy Sauce and Tamari?

When it comes to cooking a stir-fry or making teriyaki, it’s possible that you’ve run into recipes suggesting the use of tamari instead of the more omnipresent soy sauce. But

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What Is the Difference Between Spearmint and Peppermint?

“A mint is a mint is mint” is something Gertrude Stein absolutely never wrote and glad are we, because it would have been abundantly false. Mint or “Mentha” is, in

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What Is the Difference Between Steel and Stone for Cooking Pizza?

I’ve lived in my house for almost four years, and almost every Monday night for the last four years, I’ve made pizza. I’ve used the same dough recipe all this

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