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What Famous Chefs Learned From Their Mothers

Most moms are full of great advice, and are inveterate teachers in general. It’s not uncommon for kids to learn to cook from their mothers (and mother figures), so it’s no

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Made in Miami: A First-Generation Cuban Reflects on His Abuela’s Most Memorable Dishes

Long before I even knew the word “brunch” existed, my favorite meal of the day was the other fourth meal of the day: merienda. A hispanic tradition that made its

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Making Caramel Is Easier Than You Think and We’re Here to Help

Apples. Chocolate. Coffee. At first blush, those three foods might not appear to have much in common, but one thing is for sure: They all play well with caramel! Sure,

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Springfest Is Oktoberfest’s Little Sister and It’s Germany’s Best-Kept Secret

Springfest—or Früehlingsfest as it’s known in its native German—is Munich’s best-kept secret. It’s occasionally referred to as Oktoberfest’s little sister, and that’s a pretty apt description. For two weeks at

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New Study Claims Fast Food May Delay Pregnancy

You might want to lay off the McDonald’s if you’re looking to get pregnant. A new study published in the medical journal “Human Reproduction” claims women who ate fast food were

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Friday Food Finds: Sour Patch Kids Ice Pops, Chickpea Cookies, Grain-Free Granola, and More!

Happy Friday! We’re patting ourselves on the back after batting a thousand during this morning’s Taylor Strecker Show Chub Chub Chowdown segment. It’s a rare occasion when we’re not gagging on

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Cutting a Pineapple Has Never Been Easier

While the debate of whether or not pineapple belongs on pizza is long from over, there is no doubt that the fruit plays a vital role as a summertime flavor.

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You’d Be Remiss to Not Try Ethiopian Food in DC

If you’re looking for great Ethiopian food, D.C. is the spot. Amazingly, the city is home to the largest Ethiopian community outside of Africa. The history of the Ethiopian food scene

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Easy Ways to Make Edible Flowers, the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

Along with cards, chocolates, and nice meals out, flowers are a perennial Mother’s Day tradition. Whether you pick a bunch of tulips from your own yard, order a beautiful bouquet

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This Hummus Milkshake Is the Latest Chickpea Dessert Trend

Most people eat hummus as a savory snack. It’s a perfect dip for appetizers and a great sandwich spread. But perhaps we’ve overlooked another use for the Middle Eastern staple:

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Ditch the Corona and Try One of These Less Popular Craft Mexican Beers

If you’re vying for the title of the most interesting man (or woman) at your Cinco de Mayo party, leave the macro lagers at home. Mexican craft beer has exploded

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This Mole Poblano Is as Authentic as It Gets

We’re all familiar with Cinco de Mayo, but many Americans aren’t fully aware of what the holiday’s history and cuisine truly represent. Contrary to popular belief, the fifth of May

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Budweiser’s New Beer Is Inspired by George Washington’s Recipe

There’s something presidential about Budweiser’s new beer. Their latest brew is based on a recipe by none other than George Washington! Yes, even Founding Fathers need a cold one once in

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Ditch the Can and Make Your Own Homemade Whipped Cream

I used to think whipped cream came from a can, that there was something magical about my shaking that red and white metal before tilting the plastic nozzle and squirting

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Ina Garten Wants You to ‘Cook Like a Pro’ with Her Latest Cookbook

The Barefoot Contessa is back! Ina Garten just announced a brand new cookbook. Her eleventh collection of recipes is titled “Cook Like a Pro” and is an extension of her

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In Central Dallas, the Market for Chinese Restaurants Is Wide Open

If you live in Dallas and want Chinese noodles, everyone knows Monkey King Noodle Co. in Deep Ellum is the place to go. It started as a takeout window and

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This New Orleans Pop-Up Shines a Spotlight on Female Bartenders

When it comes to alcohol, New Orleans is the most spoilt-for-choice city in the United States. The density of bars and the relationship that the city has to its libations

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For this Vegan Food Line, Success Is a Result of Following Your Heart

Veganaise has become a well-known alternative to mayonnaise in healthy cuisine, but its viability as a product was not always a sure thing. The parent company Follow Your Heart started

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Meet Goya: One of America’s Oldest Hispanic-Owned Food Companies

You may be surprised to learn that one of America’s oldest food companies is best known for its canned beans and packaged rice varieties. For more than 80 years, Goya

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How Mother’s Day Is Celebrated Around the World

Mother’s Day is the mother of all holidays in the U.S. But the celebratory occasion is not unique to the U.S. and is celebrated around the world. In many countries,

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Gail Simmons’ Pantry Must-Haves

If you’re not big on planning ahead, keeping a pantry can seem like the kind of thing best left to Martha Stewart types and doomsday preppers, but it’s truly helpful

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