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How to Make (Real) Ice Cream in Your Food Processor

An ice cream maker is a one-trick pony. And with limited space in our kitchens, machinery for the dessert genre isn’t always a top priority. Some of the more ice

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Is a Food Processor a Must-Have Kitchen Appliance?

Many recipes call for using a food processor, but do you really need one? You only have so much space for equipment in your kitchen. A blender and a mixer

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Weeknight Cooking Hack: How to do Stir-Fry Right

Unlike the root vegetables of winter, spring produce is ripe for quick-cooking methods. And making a quick weeknight meal is always in season. Make a batch of rice at the

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Your Guide to Cooking with Cannabis

When April 20 rolls around, thousands of people across the United States will roll up a joint in celebration of what has become an unofficial high holiday. More adventurous spirits

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11 Ways to Play with Plantains (Some Paleo)

Plantains are a natural go-to plant for followers of the Paleo eating lifestyle. The philosophy encourages its followers to eat only what they can hunt and gather, like before farming

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What is the Difference Between Baby and Adult Vegetables (Besides Age)?

Youth is the ideal, right? That’s the marketing gimmick they’re selling on packages of baby carrots, baby greens, and baby anything-edible. The baby-fication of our food is yet another example

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Give Into Your Craving: It’s National Grilled Cheese Day

You know you want it. Maybe you don’t let yourself have a grilled cheese sandwich often, or maybe it’s not sophisticated enough for your cultured palate. (sniff, sniff) But oh,

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How to Infuse Your Meals with Middle Eastern Flavors

If you’re tired of using the same old spices, condiments, and techniques with your food, try something new. For those not in the habit of cooking Middle Eastern recipes, now

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What is the Difference Among Types of Curry?

The difference among types of curry is as vast as the differences among types of sandwiches. Consider it an Asian sauce category. Common in India, Thailand, Malaysia, China, South Africa,

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Rooting Into This Chef’s Life

Vivian Howard was trudging through work on her Pantene account at a corporate New York City advertising agency when the unthinkable happened. Almost 3,000 people died in the Sept. 11,

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These Herbs and Vegetables are 100% Worth Growing Yourself

So you want to grow your own herbs and vegetables to save money and have tastier produce at your fingertips. We salute you. Some vegetables are so pricy at the

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How Did Cracker Jack Become Synonymous with Baseball?

Cracker Jacks and baseball have more history together than Nathan’s hot dogs do with this all-American sport. Nathan’s began with a 1916 hot dog stand on Coney Island by Nathan

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Fine Dining is Made for the Masses at Chefs Club Counter and Beyond

Fast food seems like a bad combination these days. The new combo? Fast casual. Enter an even newer concept: Fine dining fare in a pop-up format made accessible, easy, and

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Ballpark-Worthy Recipes to Make for Watching Baseball at Home

The game might be hundreds of miles away, but the action is a few feet from your sofa. Make every game a home-game and avoid those $15 sandwiches and plastic

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No More Frozen Meat!

Eventually, consumers who vote with their wallets win.

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How to Throw Bae a Banging Engagement Party

You know the story: always a bridesmaid, never the bride. Own it. It’s spring 2017 and you’re the consummate host. When your friends get engaged on a trip to foggy

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Easter Made Easy

You don’t have to cook low and slow to produce a heavy, meaty main for Easter. You can turn up the heat, high and fast for lighter springtime meals featuring

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What is the Difference Between Condensed Milk and Regular Milk?

So what actually is condensed milk?

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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

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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

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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 . . .

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