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The Origins of Odd Food Names, from Funeral Potatoes to Welsh Rarebit

Most recipes and menu items sport pretty straightforward names that tell you what it is you’ll be eating, like Chicken Noodle Soup, for instance. Some even allude to the preparation

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Where Did Hummus Really Originate?

The brownish paste has become a staple appetizer on most menus, often served as a dip with a side of pita and veggies. It can now be found at American,

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Want a Healthy Heart? Go Nuts for Nuts and Seeds!

The health benefits of a plant-based diet have long been touted by vegetable lovers and vegans alike. And now a new study out of Loma Linda University in California and

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Are ‘Donut Fries’ Coming to Dunkin’ Donuts Nationwide?

Taco Bell may have taken their beloved nacho fries off the menu this week (don’t worry, they’re coming back!), but Dunkin’ Donuts is here to fill the void. Well, sort

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9 Tips and Tricks for Saving Money at Whole Foods

Whole Foods is notorious for its high prices, so much so that many people call it “Whole Paycheck.” Looking for deals at Whole Foods may sometimes feel like a fool’s

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What Is the Difference Between Lo Mein in China and in Chinatown?

Noodles are an especially popular dish in China. Dating way back to the Han Dynasty, noodles symbolize a long and prosperous life. While many Chinese-American dishes, like General Tso’s chicken,

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M&M’s Is Launching 3 New Flavors But Only One Will Remain on Shelves

Exciting news for candy lovers – M&M’s have just released three new flavors nationwide. However only one will be around for the long run. They’re letting consumers choose the winner by

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How to Make Creamy Egg Salad Without Mayonnaise

A simple and decidedly humble dish, egg salad is nonetheless pretty easy to screw up. Proportions are key, and that mostly means a judicious hand with the mayonnaise. No one

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This Miami Ice Cream Shop’s Got Flavors and Cleverness Aplenty

When one thinks of Miami, Cuban food springs to mind, but what about Cuban ice cream? Head to Calle Ocho, the main thoroughfare of the Cuban neighborhood, Little Havana, and

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Serving Fish and Spilling Tea: The ‘Rupaul’s Drag Race’ Season 10 Queens Reveal Their Favorite Dishes

Life may be a drag, but nearly every problem can be remedied, at least temporarily, by delicious food and drinks. For the “Rupaul’s Drag Race” season 10 queens, life is

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This Horseradish Is So Strong That It Requires a Gas Mask

To many, horseradish is an acquired taste. The root is so spicy that even the smallest amount packs a mean punch to any food its added to. Whether eaten on

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How to Press Tofu

So, you’ve been dabbling in the world of meat alternatives and you’ve given tofu a try, but maybe it didn’t work out so well. You sautéed and sautéed, and it

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Check Out Coachella’s Crazy Amazing Food Lineup

Presumably, some people actually go to Coachella for the music, others for the fashion or the pure experience. Whether or not anybody goes specifically for the food, this year’s lineup

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Forget Avocado Toast, Los Angeles Is the Land of Doughnuts

Perhaps the first clue should have been the giant doughnut protruding skyward from an otherwise innocuous roadside cafe en route from the airport. More so than the iconic sign nestled

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The New Denny’s ‘Star Wars’-Themed Menu Has Our Hunger Awakened

If you’re looking for a meal that’s out of this world and from a galaxy far, far away, then head to Denny’s. The restaurant just announced a new “Stars Wars”-themed menu

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You Only Have 4 More Years to Visit One of Dallas’ Last Community-Focused Bars

It’s hard to tell what time it is in the small, dark interior of Ten Bells Tavern, a welcome reprieve from the bright, hard light that always seems to shine

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What’s New Is Old in Boston’s Fast-Changing Chinatown

There is a struggle for the soul of Chinatown, a statement that’s as true in Boston as in any number of other Northeast cities like New York or Philadelphia.

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How to Make Tater Tots Classy

I’m at a restaurant, perusing the menu, and I zero in on the sandwich section. I see a burger (though it could have just as easily been a turkey club,

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Science Says Pasta Isn’t Making You Fat

In recent years, trendy and high-protein diets like keto and paleo have cast a bad reputation on carbs. Pasta, in particular, has been vilified as a starchy culprit of weight gain. But a

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Universal Eats: Frozen Desserts Are Not Exclusive to Summer

Frozen desserts are some of the oldest and most ubiquitous sweet treats on the planet. In our second installment of Universal Eats, we examine the history and universality of all

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What Is the Difference Between Marijuana Butter and Cannabis Oil?

With 4/20 around the corner and more legalized recreational marijuana than ever before, both heavy stoners and first-time tokers are asking the same question when it comes to weed in

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