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10 Ingredients You Should Always Have in Your Kitchen

It’s a Tuesday night and you’re feeling anxious about what you are going to whip up for dinner when you get home.

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What Is the Difference Between Pomodoro and Marinara?

Whether it’s served over a bowl of spaghetti, a pile of ravioli, or a plate of pretty much any other pasta you prefer, there’s no denying the simple pleasures of

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Oprah Just Launched a Line of Food and It Shockingly Doesn’t Include Bread

For the self-proclaimed lover of all breads, we were shocked to find that Oprah Winfrey’s first foray into the world of refrigerated foods didn’t include a loaf of pumpernickel, slice

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These Fashion-Forward Lunch Boxes Are Perfect for Work and Back to School

“Back to school…back to school…to prove to dad that I’m not a fool. I’ve got my lunch packed up, my boots tied tight. I hope I don’t get in a

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Cheetos Is Opening a NYC Restaurant with Anne Burrell as Its Chef

Orange may be the new black for a hit Netflix show, but it’s also the new restaurant for internationally-adored puffed cornmeal brand Cheetos. In partnership with celebrity chef Anne Burrell,

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How to Elevate a Traditional Continental Breakfast

We’ve all fallen victim to the prospect of a free hotel breakfast, only to be disappointed with a continental-style offering of boxed orange juice, packaged muffins, and Raisin Bran. Bleh.

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What Is the Difference Between Ravioli and Tortellini?

When you’re Italian, the mixture of sauce, cheese, and carbs is essentially the Holy Trinity of ingredients. You never stop to consider the differences between pasta shapes and fillings because

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Bobby Flay Just Picked Up Another Gig, But It’s Not What You’d Expect

As a former Iron Chef, Bobby Flay knows what it’s like to be part of a Winner’s Circle. But now, the Food Network personality and restaurateur will be stepping into

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What Is the Difference Between Butter and Margarine?

Did you know that the production and sale of margarine was once banned in six states? Although they now sit side by side in the dairy aisle, the relationship between

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How to Store Spices

Spices have incited wars, led to the most epic journeys in history, and inspired our greatest explorers to set off on their quests.

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How to Make Cracker Barrel’s Breakfast at Home

Imagine a sunny Sunday morning with large rocking chairs swinging on the porch and the smell of freshly baked biscuits in the air. The scene may sound familiar, and that’s

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4 Quick and Easy Hot Dog Alternatives for Labor Day

Labor Day is right around the corner. Your grill and all your guests are probably expecting the same ‘ol hot dogs to be making an appearance at the table.

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How to Make Savory French Toast

I have a hard time with sweet flavors at breakfast. Okay, so maybe “hard time” is a slight exaggeration. No one’s ever seen me eat a buttery, flakey, chocolate bar-stuffed

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How to Make Bacon Extra Crispy

Undercooked, soggy bacon is indisputably brunch’s most serious offense. In fact, if your bacon isn’t served with perfectly crisp edges and a balanced grease to meat ratio, what is the

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11 Snacks That Do a Great Job of Cutting Sugar

A lot of people believe “eating healthy” means eating weird foods you can’t pronounce and replacing your favorite ingredients with kale or tofu.

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You Can Now Make Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake at Home

It’s no surprise that a restaurant called Cheesecake Factory has become the authority of all things cheesecake (though we’re not sure Olive Garden is playing its part by becoming an

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15 Ridiculously Good Chorizo Recipes

In the realm of food subscriptions that don’t exist but should, a chorizo of the month club would definitely be one worth signing up for. And not just because it

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Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets for Anyone Who Loves Bread

Truer words had never been spoken when Oprah Winfrey announced to the world that she, indeed, loves bread. We feel you, girl. In fact, we now relate to you more

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In a World Full of Conflict, Desserts Are the Ties That Bind Us

Everyone may have a different opinion about everything these days, but one thing we can all agree upon: Dessert is awesome. Whether it’s a cupcake, cookie, candy, or custard (side note:

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The Art of Transitioning from Restaurant to Food Hall

NYC is known as one of the food hall meccas and it’s clear the trend isn’t going anywhere, Big Apple and beyond. The list of food halls just keeps growing.

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Oreos Exist and Here’s How You Can Get Them

It only makes sense for America’s favorite sandwich cookie to imitate America’s favorite sandwich, right? Right. Such is the case with new peanut butter and jelly Oreos, the long-awaited flavor

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