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Cotton Candy Grapes Are Having Another Moment – Here’s How to Get Them

We’re having an extremely difficult time keeping up with all of the food hybrids that have been hitting menus and grocery store shelves as of late. Whether it’s an apple

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How To Make Bubble Tea at Home

Like so many beloved recipes, the story of bubble tea begins at a street food stall. It was in Taiwan in the 1980s that a vendor made the decision to

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This Nut Is Said to Kick Cravings for Unhealthy Foods

In an age where ab belts and man Spanx are still a thing, there’s no denying America’s obsessive need to be at the forefront of weight loss trips, tricks, and

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Osso Buco

Osso buco sounds much fancier than “bone with a hole,” doesn’t it? But that’s what it means, and there is indeed a round, marrow-filled bone in the center of the

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What Is the Difference Between Coffee and Espresso?

When you walk into pretty much any coffee shop on the planet, you’re usually given a few ordering options on the menu, and two of the biggest, boldest, capital-letters ones

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A Beginner’s Guide to Sake

Well, this is embarrassing. I’ve spent the better part of the last five years building a career as a sommelier, studying wine as well as key satellite beverages like beer

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How to Make Pizza for Breakfast

Pizza for breakfast? Sure, why not! Pizza in the morning is no problem if you’re willing to switch up the toppings. Since it’s made of bread, cheese, and tomatoes, pizza

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What Is the Difference Between Korean and Japanese Sushi?

Korean sushi recipes began to emerge in the early twentieth century when Japan annexed Korea. By this time, the Korean people were fond of Japanese sushi traditions and found creative

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What Is Vermicelli?

Although vermicelli may not have the most appetizing name (it translates, rather unfortunately, to “little worms”), the extra-thin noodles are quick-cooking and good with countless flavors, as proven by the

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Friday Food Finds: Oprah Macaroni and Cheese, Crystal Pepsi, Coconut Water Energy Drink, and More!

Happy Friday! We broke bread (in the form of delicious bagels) with the gang at Sirius XM’s Wake Up with Taylor again during our biweekly taste-testing segment. From Oprah’s mac and

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Make Your Kitchen Fancy with These Carrara Marble-Inspired Accessories

Whether it’s a permanent fixture in your bathroom or kitchen, or you’re dreaming of the days when you can plaster the stone all over your beachside mansion, there’s no denying

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Michelle Tam Is the Undisputed Queen of Paleo Cooking

I was skeptical the first time I sacrificed traditional carbs like grains, beans, and legumes for abs. In fact, I promised myself that if I didn’t notice a difference after

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What is the Difference Between Jam and Marmalade?

They’re both delicious when you spread them on toast, but what is the real difference between jam and marmalade?

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8 Reasons Sangria Should Be the Star of Your Labor Day Party

When it comes to celebrations, sangria is a gift to hosts and guests. For guests, it’s the joy of freshness and flavor. For hosts, sangria’s greatest gift is ease. Sangria

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11 Baked Rib Recipes That Put the Grill to Shame

Some eating experiences just make you feel a bit more primal—hacking into a tremendous porterhouse steak, for instance, or gnawing on a massive smoked turkey leg. But a big prehistoric

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6 Reasons Why Armenian String Cheese Is Better Than American String Cheese

We’re not here to knock everyone’s favorite lunchbox treat. And if you think we’re talking about an apple or crustless bologna sandwich, you’re sorely mistaken. String cheese, next to Little

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How to Grill Pizza for Labor Day

Don’t think your dear old grill can’t sense it. That gradual, subtle seasonal shift signaling that, once again, it’s time to hand the baton off and let the oven and

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13 Books All Food Lovers Need on Their Shelves

Indulging in a bowl of ice cream? Twirling leftover tagliatelle? There’s a novel for that. Nothing pairs better with food than a good story (OK yes, wine works well, too).

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We Can’t Get Enough of These Summer Panna Cotta Recipes

Panna cotta: Who ever thought gelatinous cream and sugar could taste so good? Well…the Italians, but now we’re getting a little too technical. All we really care about is how

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A Beginner’s Guide to Peruvian Cooking

Peruvian cuisine is all the rage throughout the world and for good reason. This culinary jewel of South America with its abundant raw ingredients, dizzying variety of elevations, and clever

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What is the Difference Between Beignets and Zeppoles?

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is an experience, but no trip to NOLA can compete with the city’s finest attraction: its beignets. Put the beads away because you have more

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