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A Beginner’s Guide to Jewish Food

Jewish food tends to get a bad rap. When it comes to fine dining, it’s usually French or Italian food, not Jewish food, that you’re having in a restaurant or

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What Is All the Stink About? Durian Explained

Durian is one of those things that you either love or hate. Its smell is astoundingly potent and deterrent enough to keep most people from going near it. In fact,

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What Exactly Is Sancerre and Why Is It So Popular?

Has this happened to you? Someone starts talking about how amazing Sancerre is, you agree, but deep down you are not really sure why or what it is. No, really.

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What Is the Difference Between Free-Range, Cage-Free, and Pasture-Raised Eggs?

What isn’t there to love about eggs? Complete little packets of protein and nutrients, eggs fulfill an amazing array of functions in almost every way you could possibly want to

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What Are Your D.C. Michelin Star Predictions?

It’s no secret that D.C. has emerged as one of the culinary capitals of the world, but things aren’t looking too good from a Michelin star perspective (at least for

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13 Food Tips for Your Local Pumpkin Patch

This year, the 13th day of October falls on a Friday. Because there’s something a bit more sinister and ominous about an October version of Friday the 13th, I thought

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13 Kombucha Cocktails To Jazz Up Your Bartending Game

Your favorite probiotic tonic is here to up your cocktail game! Kombucha, a fermented tea beverage, is a now widely available product, known for its vinegary tang and fizzy sweetness.

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How to Host a Creepy Yet Classy Halloween Party

Sure, Halloween is prime time for all things spooky and scary, but it’s also become a time for lots of tackiness. It doesn’t have to be that way!

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’90s Kids Rejoice! You Can Now Buy Reptar Bars and Cereal from ‘Rugrats’

Guys, we’re having a moment. Nothing defined our ’90s childhoods more than Nickelodeon, and no other show left more of an impression than Rugrats (Sorry, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters. You weren’t something to

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How to Stock a Filipino Pantry

With Filipino food finally getting its due here in the U.S., now is the time to impress friends and family by tackling the Southeast Asian cuisine in your own kitchen.

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This NYC Bar Celebrates Halloween All Year Long

Be still, our cold black hearts. NYC bar and restaurant Beetle House is for any “freak, weirdo” or “grown-up goth kid” who revels in the idea of celebrating Halloween year-round. Inspired

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Mulled Wine: The Warm, Fall Beverage to Serve at Your Next Dinner Party

As the temperature drops, your desire to get cozy is sure to be on the rise. Though spiked hot chocolate and hot toddies are likely already in your rotation during

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Top 10 Celebrities Who Can’t Stop Posting About Food

When it comes to posting about food, no other celebrities are more devoted than these top 10. Nothing can stand in the way of their next food post. For better,

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What Is the Difference Between Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and Cloves?

Spices are among the most romanticized and storied of all food categories conjuring mood, memory, and even mysticism. Fall marks the unofficial beginning of spice season (you heard it here

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Nutella Pasta Is the Dinner-Dessert You Need In Your Life

If you know that Nutella is on the dessert menu, there’s nothing more horrible than rushing through a meal and praying that your final course gets there sooner. Because let’s

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Pizza Hut Debuts the Pizza Parka and an Improved Pizza Pouch

If your biggest fear in life is receiving a warm or room temperature pizza, then a) woah, you need to find a hobby and b) you may want to start

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10 Fall Recipes You Can Make with Just Your NutriBullet

If you’re anything like me (and many other food-minded Millennials), you love to cook but you don’t exactly have the counter space or budget to stock up on fancy appliances.

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Kitchen Tools That Grandma Used and Why They’re Still Awesome

I had been so close to getting rid of the clunky, toothy kitchen tool I had inherited from my mom (who had in turn gotten it from my grandma). It

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Good News! McDonald’s Is Bringing Back Szechuan Sauce for a Limited Time

If there’s one thing that makes a McDonald’s french fry worth the calories, it’s the sauce. Because let’s face it: A fry is nothing without its creamy, spicy, or sweet liquid

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What to Eat on Day of the Dead (Besides Sugar Skulls)

Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday honoring deceased friends and family members. It’s about so much more than sugar skulls, though those certainly do

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What Are Your Bay Area Michelin Star Predictions?

Another year, another set of Michelin stars to award to the Bay Area’s most celebrated restaurants (both young and old). If you’re obsessed with eating out and are convinced that

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