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Would You Eat Cricket Flour?

No, this isn’t a Fear Factor challenge. It’s a real question you might be asking yourself at the grocery store in the near future. But before you answer, let’s answer

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Cuisine d’Auteur: For Chef Theo Friedman, Farm-to-Table Is No Fad, It’s an Expectation

This article is brought to you by our friends at Stella Artois. The idea of farm-to-table cuisine isn’t something novel, but it may seem like an anomaly for the world’s

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What Is the Difference Between Poaching, Simmering, and Boiling?

Poaching, simmering, and boiling are all moist-heat cooking techniques that adhere to the basic steps of immersing food in a liquid in order to complete its cooking process. The three

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How to Infuse Dry Vermouths

These days, it seems as if every bar and home bartender were making infusions.

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How to Grill Lettuce

When I think about lettuce, I usually think of salad. And when I think of salad, I don’t usually think about throwing one of those bad boys on the grill. But

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How to Eat Eggplant at Every Meal with These 19 Recipes

It’s easy to underestimate eggplants, but they’re far more valuable—and versatile—than you may realize.

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How to Eat Cookies for Breakfast

Sometimes, presentation is everything. A side of grilled veggies is a usual suspect at the dinner table. But stack them on a stick and you’ve got yourself a kebab! Fries?

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Mesmerizing Galaxy Dessert Recipes to Celebrate the Solar Eclipse

Space is cool, which means the solar eclipse on August 21 is basically the coolest. While it may not be a nighttime phenomenon, we’ve rounded up some of the best galaxy-inspired

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How to Enjoy Boxed Wine Without Shame

The dog days of summer are here and, soon enough, they’ll make way for sweater weather and pumpkin spice-flavored everything. With only so many weekends left, we recommend you get

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A Guide to Gluten-Free Beers

Whether you avoid gluten for allergy, general health, or even trend reasons, one of the biggest bummers is that regular beer becomes totally off-limits.

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Taco Bell Is Testing a Spicy Burrito with Pop Rocks

If eating Taco Bell is already like swallowing a hot sauce-doused flail, you’ll certainly want to steer clear of their latest menu item: the Firecracker Burrito. The limited edition, SoCal-based

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Friday Food Finds: Pickle Popsicles, Alcoholic Cold Brew, Oreo Popcorn, and More!

We didn’t expect to start our Friday morning with frozen pickle juice, but such is the life of a taste tester on SiriusXM’s Wake Up with Taylor. Honestly, it wasn’t as

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15 Products That Make Drinking Wine So Much Fun

When it comes to wine, there’s not much to complain about. In fact, it’s essentially the only thing that gets us through the end of a long work week. (That

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A College Student’s Guide to Grocery Shopping on a Budget

For college students, upgrading from that tiny dorm room to a spacious apartment is like hitting the jackpot. One of the best parts of having an apartment is being able

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How to Make Gnocchi From Scratch

Gnocchi is beloved throughout Italy where the airy pillows of pasta are seen as a way to stretch the budget because they are an inexpensive way to quell hunger pains

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Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte Is Here (Sigh) and You Can Brew It at Home

We know that pumpkin spice latte season creeps earlier and earlier every year, but an early August debut is simply unacceptable. Chill the eff out, Starbucks. We’re still applying sunblock. For

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Your Summer Watermelon Belongs On the Grill

If you haven’t been enjoying summer’s greatest gift to fresh produce (watermelon, obviously), then what are you waiting for? Get to the grocery store immediately, buy yourself a big melon,

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What Is the Difference Between Evaporated Milk and Condensed Milk?

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of the baking aisle, wishing you had brought your grandmother’s recipe because, dang, was it evaporated or condensed milk that the pie

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10 Ingredients You Should Always Have in Your Kitchen

It’s a Tuesday night and you’re feeling anxious about what you are going to whip up for dinner when you get home.

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What Is the Difference Between Pomodoro and Marinara?

Whether it’s served over a bowl of spaghetti, a pile of ravioli, or a plate of pretty much any other pasta you prefer, there’s no denying the simple pleasures of

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Oprah Just Launched a Line of Food and It Shockingly Doesn’t Include Bread

For the self-proclaimed lover of all breads, we were shocked to find that Oprah Winfrey’s first foray into the world of refrigerated foods didn’t include a loaf of pumpernickel, slice

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