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How To Open and Prepare a Coconut

Coconut milk is currently one of the food world’s culinary darlings, but in spite of its popularity, cracking the coconut and separating the snow white flesh from its shell can

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Happy 20th Anniversary, Chowhound!

It’s hard to believe that the World Wide Web just celebrated its 28th birthday in March. We can still hear the dial-up modem of AOL’s past as we dominated Slingo

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12 Easy Ways to Enjoy Buffalo Chicken Without the Wings

Spicy food can be quite polarizing, but it seems like even the pickiest of eaters can make exceptions for the salty, tangy perfection that is buffalo sauce. There’s just something

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What Is the Difference Between Types of Pepper?

Peppercorns were so important to the Tamils of Sri Lanka thousands of years ago that they were considered more valuable than pearls. In Medieval France, where peppercorns were more valued

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How To Make Cheese At Home

Making cheese is an ancient tradition that has been practiced by cultures throughout the world. It’s a relatively simple process that requires nothing more than a few ingredients, a bit

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9 Snacks from the ’90s That You Completely Forgot About

Reminiscing about ’90s snacks certainly isn’t as fun as eating them, but it’s a close second. How we long for the days of after-school binges on Dunkaroos, Lunchables, Bagel Bites,

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These Slop-Inspired Gourmet Treats Will Elevate Your ‘Big Brother’ Premiere Party

If you’ve assumed the role of HOH and are planning to host a Big Brother premiere party, you may be dead set on serving homemade slop to an ex, that friend

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What Is the Difference Between Barbecuing and Grilling?

4th of July is right around the corner — will you be grilling or barbecuing? Funny enough, most people don’t know the difference between these two outdoor (sometimes indoor) cooking

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10 Punny Pieces of Food Art to Hang in Your Kitchen

If you’re hoping to distract from questionable cooking abilities by jazzing up a boring kitchen wall, look no further than a clever food print that pokes fun at some of

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The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Takes Flight as a Drone

An Oscar Mayer drone? When pigs fly! Well, now they’re flying—quite literally—in the form of hot dogs with the meat and cold cut company’s latest vehicle: the WienerDrone. In tandem

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How To Make the Best Iced Coffee Of Your Life

If your idea of “iced coffee” is “letting my hot coffee get cold” then, honey, we need to talk—you deserve better.

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Vegan Recipes for the 4th of July Grill

It’s officially summer and 4th of July is right around the corner. That means it’s grilling time. Whether you eat a plant-based diet or just want to consume lighter fare

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As The Heat Turns Up, The Reds Cool Down: Your Guide to Drinking Red Wine This Summer

Poor wine. Beloved as you are, you never can seem to completely shake the nagging stereotype that you’re a bit complicated, bound by rules and guidelines that lead people to

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What Is the Difference Between Campari and Aperol?

In a battle of the adjectives, sweet doesn’t typically lose to bitter. Unless, of course, you’re talking cocktails. Behind the bar, the sharp, abrasive, and astringent are celebrated, and we

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What Is the Difference Between Tea Types?

Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. Over six billion pounds of tea leaves are harvested each year to meet the demands of tea drinkers, who choose

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How to Infuse Your Watermelon with Booze

If the idea of eating your alcohol sounds more amazing than terrifying, you’ve probably wondered how to achieve what seems like the impossible: a drunken watermelon. Lucky for you, the

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9 Summer Flatbread Recipes That Look Like Works of Art

The term “too pretty to eat” may be one of the most overused expressions among foodies. (“Foodies” is another great example of an industry word that deserves a premature death,

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Lime Skittles Are Back, But for a Limited Time Only

It was a cold, dark day four years ago when the masterminds behind Skittles decided to bid adieu to their coveted lime flavor. We can still feel the rage and

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What Is the Difference Between Bourbon, Whiskey, Rye, and Scotch?

They all taste great in a cocktail and, when mixed together, make for one hell of a hangover, but what exactly is the difference between bourbon, scotch, rye, and whiskey?

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8 Foods That Have Been Renamed So You Actually Want to Eat Them

Chinese gooseberry, anyone? The idea of eating any type of fruit named after a feathery bird that poops a lot is certainly off-putting for most of us, which is why you’d

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9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Caesar Salad

Like apple pie, meatloaf, and hot dogs, Caesar salad has secured itself as an American food staple. In fact, it’s one of the most commonly-featured restaurant menu items in the country,

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