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All Pleasure, No Guilt: Healthy Dessert Ingredient Swaps

OK, we’re in favor of relishing the most decadent, oozy, rich dessert of your dreams, in all its fatty, sugar-laden glory. But don’t indulge often, and keep your portion size

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Chef Richard Blais Is So Over the Bacon Craze, Thank You Very Much

As a judge on Bravo’s Top Chef (and former All-Stars winner), James Beard-nominated cookbook author, famed restaurateur, and budding Hollywood actor (okay, that last one may be a bit of

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Bacon Camp Is Actually a Thing and You’ll Absolutely Want to Sign Up

If you thought the bacon trend was long dead, you’re no Miss Cleo (or maybe you are, because she wasn’t exactly known for her talents in clairvoyance). Specialty food store

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Eat Your Art Out at These Museums

Swimming in a sea of rainbow sprinkles is not just the stuff sweet dreams are made of — unless you’ve dreamed about the Museum of Ice Cream. This palatable pop-up

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Black Charcoal Lattes Are Here to Ruin the Unicorn Craze

We’re not saying that we don’t love a good rainbow trend, but in the world of food and beverages, good trends go to die. Why? The world becomes obsessed beyond

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What is the Difference Between Summer Squash and Winter Squash?

If you’re looking to squash rumors about winter and summer varieties of your favorite vegetable*, look no further than this helpful guide. (*Squash is technically a fruit.) While summer squash

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It’s Crazy How Fast These Frozen Desserts Caught On

Ice cream is never boring, even when we’re scooping vanilla — the world’s most popular flavor by a landslide. But we’ve swirled wayyy past vanilla with our crazy concoctions of

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What is the Difference Between Bundt Cake and Regular Cake?

Bundt or basic? It may seem like a stupid question, but we’re not all Martha Stewarts in the kitchen. In fact, most people probably don’t own a Bundt pan or

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Host a Weird Twin Peaks Dinner Party

More than 25 years later, it’s time again for that damn fine cup of coffee and killer cherry pie.

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A Definitive Guide to Every Fast Food Chicken Nugget and Finger

There’s a reason why we compare everything we eat to chicken. Chicken is familiar, chicken is basic (in a non Uggs-wearing, Frappucino-sipping way), chicken—when deep-fried, salted, and dipped in various

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11 Frozen Versions of Your Favorite Cocktails

Memorial Day is right around the corner, which marks the official start of outdoor boozing season (a.k.a. summer). Bevs like piña coladas and frozen daiquiris may be delicious on their

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11 Reasons To Always Have Chocolate Chips in Your Pantry

Canned goods, condiments, and eggs are just a few pantry essentials we hear about most often. And while making a last-minute black bean omelette with yellow mustard sounds delicious interesting,

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What is the Difference Between Kosher and Halal?

Centuries before Michael Pollan came up with his Food Rules, two of the world’s most significant religions laid down the laws for preparing and eating our sustenance. We see the

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Go Spring Crazy with Edible Flowers

Flowers are more than looks, you know. They’re not just for perfumes either. You can eat many of those pretty petals in all sorts of ways. Consider taking your spring

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Impress Guests with a Multi-Course Dinner, All Made in Your Vitamix

You, or someone who loves you, spent hundreds of dollars on your Vitamix. This fancy machine is the Michelin-starred restaurant of blenders. It would be a shame to use it

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How to Ripen an Avocado

You feel like tacos tonight.  And your dinner won’t be complete without some creamy avocado — in either beautifully green sliced moons or mashed into guacamole. Problem: When you zero-in

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Have You Tried Any of These Trendy Asian Snacks?

If you’re anything like us, you’re always on the hunt for the next greatest snack. And while Goldfish, pretzels, and popcorn are obviously delicious options, they’re beginning to lose their

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Refreshing Green Brunch Drinks to Celebrate Springtime

Spring is synonymous with life, and while allergy sufferers would probably like life to take somewhat of a chill pill, there’s no denying the excitement of seeing more green outside.

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Tartine Cofounder Creates Dishes for Us (Regular Cooks)

Her flaky, buttery croissant layers melt on your tongue. Her fluffy cake crumb will soften your heart. And that bread— oh, that bread! — is a masterpiece of bubbly-soft insides

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How the Military Shaped The Way We Eat

We have the U.S. military to thank for our grab-and-go food. That (seemingly) fourth branch of government is responsible for our protein bars, frozen dinners, canned tuna, Chef Boyardee ravioli,

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Millennial Pink Recipes to Make for Your New Graduate

Hooray for May and hooray for all of the new graduates in your life! Whether it’s your daughter, niece, sister, or friend bidding adieu to four long exciting years of

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