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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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What Is the Difference Between Meyer Lemons and Regular Lemons?

Some produce is obviously special—take always-stunning dragon fruit, for example, or perfect, in-season peaches and berries, which are here for a short while and then gone until next year. Other

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What Is the Difference Between Pho and Ramen?

Asia is absolutely brimming with fabulous noodle soup dishes, each with its own great flavors and story to tell. In Taipei, Taiwan you’ll find beef udon noodle soup on nearly every

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What Is the Difference Between Stuffed, Pan, and Deep Dish Pizza?

As a dad who is typically responsible for preparing meals, every once in a while I cheat and order out. One of our take-out staples is (of course!) pizza. Luckily,

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What Is the Difference Between Quinoa, Farro, and Wheat Berries?

Once upon a time, most people just cooked pasta or rice when it came to grains. Nowadays, the variety of starch-based side dishes has increased tenfold; couscous, freekeh, bulgur, and

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What Is the Difference Between Lo Mein and Dan Dan Noodles?

In Chinese cooking, noodles are as important as anything, jostling with rice as the starch supreme, and eaten at nearly every meal and in every region. There are countless types

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What is the Difference Between Hot Wings and Buffalo Wings?

When you’re in the mood for chicken wings, the last question you need to ask yourself is: Do I want buffalo wings or hot wings?

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What Is the Difference Between Pizza Margherita and Cheese Pizza?

Both are Italian classics and covered in cheese, but if you’re looking for a slice of pizza Margherita and a slice of plain old cheese shows up, you’re going to

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What Is the Difference Between Regular and Sicilian Pizza?

According to rules of etiquette, one should refrain from discussing potentially contentious topics in polite conversation. Think politics, religion, or even sports. In my opinion, the question of where you

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