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Have you ever asked yourself, “What’s the difference between brown sugar and white sugar?” There are a lot of culinary questions out there – good news is, we’re here to answer them.

What Is the Difference Between Key Limes and Conventional Limes?

We’ve all been there before: You’re in the grocery store with your shopping list, ticking off ingredients as they go into the cart when you realize that the next item

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What Is the Difference Between a Latte and a Cappuccino?

There are two types of people in this world: latte people and cappuccino people.

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What Is the Difference Between Types of Pepper?

Peppercorns were so important to the Tamils of Sri Lanka thousands of years ago that they were considered more valuable than pearls. In Medieval France, where peppercorns were more valued

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What Is the Difference Between Barbecuing and Grilling?

4th of July is right around the corner — will you be grilling or barbecuing? Funny enough, most people don’t know the difference between these two outdoor (sometimes indoor) cooking

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What Is the Difference Between Campari and Aperol?

In a battle of the adjectives, sweet doesn’t typically lose to bitter. Unless, of course, you’re talking cocktails. Behind the bar, the sharp, abrasive, and astringent are celebrated, and we

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What Is the Difference Between Tea Types?

Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. Over six billion pounds of tea leaves are harvested each year to meet the demands of tea drinkers, who choose

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What Is the Difference Between Bourbon, Whiskey, Rye, and Scotch?

They all taste great in a cocktail and, when mixed together, make for one hell of a hangover, but what exactly is the difference between bourbon, scotch, rye, and whiskey?

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What is the Difference Between a Manhattan and a Perfect Manhattan?

The Manhattan is one of the most iconic and beloved classic cocktails that you can order.

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What is the Difference Between Herbs and Spices?

Whether you’re seasoning chicken or amping up stew, herbs and spices have the ability to elevate any dish’s flavor profile from boring and drab to complex and fab. Take basil,

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What is the Difference Between Tiramisu and Cheesecake?

While both desserts are dairy-based, decadent, and a total thrill to find on any menu, cheesecake and tiramisu are very different. Both desserts are easy to customize; you can make

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What Is the Difference Between Radishes and Turnips?

Radishes come in many shapes and sizes. Some favorites include the “French Breakfast” radish, long and thin and often served with salted butter, the daikon (also known as a Japanese

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What Is the Difference Between English Peas and Sweet Peas?

If you’re looking for a tasty vegetable side dish, then the English pea is by far the best pick. The difference between English peas and sweet peas?

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What is the Difference Between Plums and Pluots?

Their sweet, floral flavor explodes in your mouth at first bite. The juices trickle down your fingers. You don’t care. Summer’s seductive stone fruits are worth it. These days, plums,

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What is the Difference Between Summer Squash and Winter Squash?

If you’re looking to squash rumors about winter and summer varieties of your favorite vegetable*, look no further than this helpful guide. (*Squash is technically a fruit.) While summer squash

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What is the Difference Between Bundt Cake and Regular Cake?

Bundt or basic? It may seem like a stupid question, but we’re not all Martha Stewarts in the kitchen. In fact, most people probably don’t own a Bundt pan or

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What is the Difference Between Kosher and Halal?

Centuries before Michael Pollan came up with his Food Rules, two of the world’s most significant religions laid down the laws for preparing and eating our sustenance. We see the

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What is the Difference Between Tzatziki and Tahini?

Although both of these delicious sauces start with a T, tzatziki is a refreshing cucumber and yogurt-based Greek dip while tahini is the Middle Eastern condiment that’s a paste (similar

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What is the Difference Between Kefir and Yogurt?

Although kefir and yogurt are both cultured dairy products packed with probiotics and protein, there are a few key differences that differentiate one from the other. Yogurt is made from

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What is the Difference Between Baby Back Ribs and Spareribs?

Summer is coming and that means it’s barbecue season—and there’s no better time to finally figure out the difference between baby back and spareribs than the present. Pork ribs go

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What is the Difference Between Refried Beans and Black Beans?

Although they’re often interchangeable as side dishes when you’re ordering at a Mexican restaurant, black beans and refried beans are not the same dish, and you’ll be sorely disappointed if

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What is the Difference Between Baby and Adult Vegetables (Besides Age)?

Youth is the ideal, right? That’s the marketing gimmick they’re selling on packages of baby carrots, baby greens, and baby anything-edible. The baby-fication of our food is yet another example

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