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What is the Difference Between Condensed Milk and Regular Milk?

What is the Difference Between Condensed Milk and Regular Milk?

So what actually is condensed milk? READ MORE

This Jewish Holiday Requires Your Best-Dressed Table

This Jewish Holiday Requires Your Best-Dressed Table

Passover is like the Oscars of Jewish holidays. It's the most distinguished, the one to prioritize if you're not fully committed to them all. So the dinner table setup is pretty important. On the first night of Passover, the marathon meal overflows with wine, symbolism, special foods, readings, storytelling, and fun for children. Whether you're new to hosting or need a refresher, you'll benefit from checking out our tips and suggestions. Make your tablescape reflect the illustrious occasion. READ MORE

The Egg Shop Chef Tells His Eggy Secrets

The Egg Shop Chef Tells His Eggy Secrets

It's 10:56 a.m. on a chilly winter Wednesday, and people cluster near the front door as they wait for tables to open at Egg Shop in Manhattan's Nolita neighborhood. At this ovo-centric eatery, brunch is a relative term that's celebrated any time, any day. This restaurant is a temple to the egg, with a two-hour wait on weekends since opening August 2014. And it's all about the eggs. Fluffy, crispy, wobbly, runny, creamy, chunky, oozy — we love our eggs in all their versatile incarnations. The day after his Egg Shop cookbook released, author and executive chef Nick Korbee takes us into his kitchen to reveal his trade secrets. Learn how to make the best versions of your favorite egg styles, and enjoy superior eggs no matter where you live. READ MORE

Sephardic Seder Dishes for Passover

Sephardic Seder Dishes for Passover

The beauty of the Sephardic Seder is not just the punchy flavors and bounty of spices that represent the breadth of Mediterranean cuisine . . . READ MORE

Sunday Supper Hacks

Sunday Supper Hacks

Let me be honest about something. I've never met a dinner party I didn't like. If you were to ask my grandmother (hi, Chanel!), she'd tell you that a dinner party—an elegant one—requires seating charts, white gloves, and the perfect lipstick. Oh, and have your florist on standby. Do you know Ricky? He's the best. And while girl raises a few good points, dinner parties in my world are a bit more . . . slapdash. READ MORE

How to Make a Healthy Easter Basket for Your Kid

How to Make a Healthy Easter Basket for Your Kid

You want to see your children's eyes light up when they see their Easter baskets, but you don't want them to gorge on artificial trash that electrifies them with hyperactivity. Let's avoid the temper tantrum to follow when the high fructose corn syrup wears off. Yet don't be like the neighbor who hands out plain apples to the trick-or-treaters at Halloween. Nobody likes that guy. (Well, none of the kids.) Adults, you can try some of our delicious dessert recipes you'd never know are healthy as well as our Easter page for everything you need to know that's sweet and savory for this spring holiday. For your kids' Easter baskets, you can still create a healthyish stockpile. Delight your children without junk food using some of these ideas. READ MORE

Why These Vegetables Aren’t Worth Growing in Your Yard

Why These Vegetables Aren’t Worth Growing in Your Yard

Growing your own food earns gobs of cool points in our book. Many of us start with basil or mint plants. When that works, we try more. But some plants aren't worth growing yourself. The investment in time, money, and trouble is too high, and the return too low. You might as well grab it at the market. READ MORE

Joy the Baker’s Take on Drake, Social Media, and Oversharing

Joy the Baker’s Take on Drake, Social Media, and Oversharing

Joy Wilson was listening to Drake when she took my call. She needed the perfect lyrics to scrawl in icing on pancakes for her Drake on Cake Instagram page. It was three days before Wilson, 35, launched her nationwide book tour for her third book, Joy the Baker's Over Easy: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Leisurely Days. The Instagram post would promote her brunchy book's release March 21. This kind of savvy, playful cross-promotion in social and traditional media didn't exist when Wilson jumped in nine years ago. READ MORE

What is the Difference Between Pizza Margherita and Cheese Pizza?

What is the Difference Between Pizza Margherita and Cheese Pizza?

Both are Italian classics and covered in cheese, but if you're looking for a slice of pizza Margherita and a slice of plain old cheese shows up, you're going to be disappointed. READ MORE

What is the Difference Between Sweet Pickles and Bread and Butter Pickles?

What is the Difference Between Sweet Pickles and Bread and Butter Pickles?

Who knew there were so many types of pickle? According to the Pickle Primer by Pickle Packers International, there are four main categories of pickle, with countless variations. Pickles are often produced in three methods: refrigerated, fresh-pack, or processed (which implies there is curing or fermenting involved). What's the difference between sweet pickles and bread and butter pickles? READ MORE