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Black Charcoal Lattes Are Here to Ruin the Unicorn Craze

Black Charcoal Lattes Are Here to Ruin the Unicorn Craze

We're not saying that we don't love a good rainbow trend, but in the world of food and beverages, good trends go to die. Why? The world becomes obsessed beyond a level that is psychologically healthy (assumedly) and then it loses its novelty. Such is the case with Starbucks' Unicorn Frappucino: a flavor-changing, 59 grams of sugar-boasting concoction blended and sprinkled with "pink and blue fairy powders." Aside from being an assault to taste buds, waist lines, and wallets (~$5) nationwide, the drink (if you can call it that) is a representation of everything wrong with our desire to try something just because a) everyone is doing it and/or b) it "looks pretty." READ MORE

What is the Difference Between Summer Squash and Winter Squash?

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 and winter squash are obviously related, the primary differences lie in their maturity and growing times. READ MORE

It’s Crazy How Fast These Frozen Desserts Caught On

It’s Crazy How Fast These Frozen Desserts Caught On

Ice cream is never boring, even when we're scooping vanilla — the world's most popular flavor by a landslide. But we've swirled wayyy past vanilla with our crazy concoctions of America's favorite frozen dessert. From the jet-black activated charcoal ice cream at Prohibition Creamery in Austin, Texas, to the cornbread and beer ice creams of OddFellows in NYC, we like it weird. We see these Instagram sensations like Black Tap's over-the-top milkshakes that have cakes, cookies, and candies towering on top of the glass and then all those health-oriented "nice" creams substituting cream and sugar for bananas, coconut cream, almond milk, and anything other than dairy. We love to lap up every cool treat trend along the way. READ MORE

What is the Difference Between Bundt Cake and Regular Cake?

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 even know what it looks like. We're here to break it down for you. READ MORE

Host a Weird Twin Peaks Dinner Party

Host a Weird Twin Peaks Dinner Party

More than 25 years later, it's time again for that damn fine cup of coffee and killer cherry pie. READ MORE

A Definitive Guide to Every Fast Food Chicken Nugget and Finger

A Definitive Guide to Every Fast Food Chicken Nugget and Finger

  There's a reason why we compare everything we eat to chicken. Chicken is familiar, chicken is basic (in a non Uggs-wearing, Frappucino-sipping way), chicken—when deep-fried, salted, and dipped in various sauces—is a gift from the culinary gods. Thus, it's no surprise that nearly all of our favorite fast food burger joints have somehow integrated chicken nuggets or fingers into their menus. Even Burger King has taken fried chicken seriously with the debut of its questionable, albeit innovative chicken fries. READ MORE

11 Frozen Versions of Your Favorite Cocktails

11 Frozen Versions of Your Favorite Cocktails

Memorial Day is right around the corner, which marks the official start of outdoor boozing season (a.k.a. summer). Bevs like piña coladas and frozen daiquiris may be delicious on their own, but they're pretty much the last things you'll want to pair with gut-destroying hot dogs, hamburgers, and grandma's infamous potato salad. READ MORE

11 Reasons To Always Have Chocolate Chips in Your Pantry

11 Reasons To Always Have Chocolate Chips in Your Pantry

Canned goods, condiments, and eggs are just a few pantry essentials we hear about most often. And while making a last-minute black bean omelette with yellow mustard sounds delicious interesting, we'd be remiss to not include the mighty chocolate chip as part of a list of ingredients you should always have on hand. READ MORE

What is the Difference Between Kosher and Halal?

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 halal and kosher seals of approval at the grocery store, and especially on meat signifying that the food was prepared in a strict manner, abiding by long-held principles. READ MORE

Go Spring Crazy with Edible Flowers

Go Spring Crazy with Edible Flowers

Flowers are more than looks, you know. They're not just for perfumes either. You can eat many of those pretty petals in all sorts of ways. Consider taking your spring seasonal eating to another level. READ MORE