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Essential Kids’ Kitchen Tools for the Budding Chef

Want to raise a kid who knows his or her way around the kitchen—and actually likes to cook? One surefire way to set little ones up for success (and save

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A Digital Air Fryer & Shark Cordless Vacuum Are Both 50% Off Today at Best Buy

I bought my dad an air fryer this past holiday and quickly—through his unbridled enthusiasm for it—learned that you really can use this thing for every meal. Like quick, no-mess air fryer

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What Is the Difference Between Ravioli and Tortellini?

Whoever thought of stuffing pasta with cheese deserves all the awards. There are actually more variations than you probably realized but two types of stuffed pasta have emerged as the most popular versions.

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This Cannoli Dip Is Poised to Be the Star of Galentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day generally arrives with a lot of pressure, but the best way I know how to cope is to simply focus on the food.  Whether you’re planning a special

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5 Things Julia Child Taught Us About Valentine’s Day

Julia Child had a thing for Valentine’s Day. In the 1950s in Paris, America’s greatest-ever French cookbook author would spend nearly as much time with her husband, Paul, crafting original

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Make Perfect Nut Milk Every Time with These 5 Tips

It’s hard to walk through the alternative milk aisle these days without seeing a new dairy option. There’s oat milk, almond milk, cashew milk, macadamia nut milk—certainly more choices than

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23 Luscious Chocolate Cakes for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is prime time for chocolate of all kinds, but it’s not like it’s ever not a welcome treat. And chocolate cake is almost always number one on everyone’s

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Ben’s Chili Bowl Serves Up DC’s Sloppy Dog and Offbeat History

The story surrounding how a simple sausage creation became a beloved Washington staple may vary, nevertheless, the spicy frank left an enduring imprint on locals. The district simply would not

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How to Make Chocolate Mousse

It’s not often that you run across a homemade dessert that can be made easily and on a whim (save maybe mug cakes, which, however delicious, can be lacking in

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How to Choose a Live Lobster

When it comes to shellfish, lobster is synonymous with luxury and usually priced to match, but cooking it at home takes a lot of the sting out of the price

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The Ultimate Guide to Salmon

How many times have you heard nutritionists say, “Eat more salmon!”? Though this fish is a great source of protein, potassium, and vitamin B12, it is mainly known for its

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A Foolproof Caramel Recipe That Anyone Can Make at Home for Valentine’s Day

For Susanna Yoon, working with chocolate and caramel has long served as her favorite culinary activity. The chocolatier spent years perfecting the craft at Thomas Keller’s glitzy restaurant, Per Se,

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Chef Stephanie Izard’s Trick for the Most Flavorful Braise Ever

Stephanie Izard definitely knows her way around a braise. In Chicago, her inventive menus at The Girl & The Goat, Little Goat, and Duck Duck Goat draw big crowds, and

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An $8 Personal Blender & a K-Cup Coffee Machine for Less Than $30

I’m not kidding when I say it’s hard to find a smoothie for less than $8 these days. I’m also not joking when I say Best Buy has a very

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This Baked Feta Makes Weeknight Vegetarian Cooking a Breeze

We’ve all been there: You’ve just arrived home, it’s late, and the thought of cooking dinner for yourself is the kind of activity that will haunt your nightmares. You could

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The Best Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts For Him on Amazon

Okay, so you didn’t quite get around to wrestling up that ah-mazing Valentine’s Day gift that would have taken at least a month’s planning in advance. (Turns out building a

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The Best Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her on Amazon

Maybe you couldn’t make up your mind about what to get her for Valentine’s Day (even though you’ve spent weeks thinking and stressing about it) and that’s why you’re in

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8 Aphrodisiac Foods to Try This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner—the lovey dovey holiday when you show your honey just how much you care. Forget an overpriced steak dinner or drugstore chocolate box, though.

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The Mysterious History of Red Velvet Cake

Red velvet cake is an equal parts vivacious and mysterious confection with Southern pedigree. Or is it Victorian? No, no, of course something as enigmatic as red velvet cake could

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When It Comes to Chocolate, What Does Cocoa Percentage Actually Mean?

You’ve seen these numbers listed on fancy chocolate bar packaging, but what do chocolate percentages mean and which one should you pick? We’ll break it down so you can make the

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10 International Sauces to Brighten Your Winter Kitchen

We rounded up some of the best international sauce recipes from around the world to jazz up your dinners.  Sometimes the winter starts to feel a little monochromatic. January’s resolutions

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