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Are Cocktails Better Shaken or Stirred?

It depends on what texture and look you are after.

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What Is the Difference Between a Margarita and a Skinny Margarita?

The margarita may very well be the most democratic of all cocktails, though this may be difficult to prove empirically. Its pedigree is well-established such that even the haughtiest mixologist

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What Is the Difference Between Caviar and Roe?

Caviar vs roe—what’s the difference? They’re both fish eggs, true, and to some, that makes them equally icky, while to caviar connoisseurs, there is simply no comparison. “Caviar” refers to

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What Is the Difference Between Jambalaya and Etouffee?

I don’t know about you, but when I travel to New Orleans to eat and drink, I usually don’t ask questions.

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What Is the Difference Between Creole and Cajun Food?

Mardi Gras is swiftly approaching, and with that celebratory holiday comes the consumption of all the amazing dishes that come out of the Big Easy and surrounding lands. Jambalaya, etouffee,

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What Is the Difference Between Champagne and Cava?

There are so many different types of wine varietals that are infused with bubbles. There’s Champagne, of course, and then sparkling wine. Within that category, there are even more variations

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What Is the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

Paying more doesn't mean they're better for you.

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What Is the Difference Between Free-Range, Cage-Free, and Pasture-Raised Eggs?

Delving into the differences between cage-free, free-range, and pasture-raised eggs may be enough to give you a headache, but the egg itself is deceptively simple. What isn’t there to love

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What Is the Difference Between a Microbrewery and a Brew Pub?

With the continued growth of the craft beer movement, sippers are moving from their favorite bars and breweries and are adding smaller, more intimate beer-experiencing venues into their repertoire, like

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What Is the Difference Between Pots de Crème and Pudding?

Valentine’s Day is coming up and surprising your partner with a decadent, sweet treat is worth all the trouble of making it yourself. However, you may be pressed for time

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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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What Is the Difference Between Crème Brûlée and Flan?

Silky smooth, sweet, rich custards are a sensual way to end a nice meal without being too heavy. Dessert custards all share something in common: a glossy, silken texture and

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What Is the Difference Between Angel Food Cake and Sponge Cake?

Valentine’s Day is coming up quickly, and with it couples all over will be looking for elegant desserts to serve after a romantic dinner. Cakes are always a classic option,

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What’s the Difference Between a Macaron and a Macaroon?

In one heavenly confection, a crispy almond meringue shell with a chewy interior yields to a lush, creamy ganache sandwiched within. In the other, a bite clean through reveals a

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What Is the Difference between Mousse and Pudding?

Although mousse and pudding are both delightful endings to any meal, they are not to be confused. Both mousse and pudding can be made in a sweet or savory fashion,

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What Is The Difference Between Fudge And Chocolate?

Chocolate fudge is a favorite to give (and get!) around the holidays and a classic vacation treat, in part because of its rich, homemade flavor. But there’s some confusion about

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What Is the Difference Between Cocoa and Cacao?

Although these two chocolatey substances are spelled nearly identically, there is a significant difference between cocoa and cacao, especially when you’re using it in a recipe. Both cocoa and cacao

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What Is the Difference Between French Press and Pour-Over Coffee?

How can something with only two ingredients (coffee beans and water) have so many endless variations and possibilities? On the one hand, it’s fun to figure out the myriad differences

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What Is the Difference Between Black Truffles and White Truffles?

Now’s that very excellent time of year when many of us get back a (hopefully) glorious tax return and are burdened with deciding what to splurge on (because lord knows we’re not disciplined enough

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What Is the Difference Between a Truffle and a Bonbon?

If you walk into a fantastic chocolate shop like Jacques Genin in Paris and ask for a truffle, they’ll point you to one particular type of sweet rolled in cocoa

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What Is the Difference Between Bittersweet and Semisweet Chocolate?

They're just labels.

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