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Homemade Pizza Recipes, Because We All Need A Go-To

(13) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 7:52 AM

There aren't many people in the world who don't like pizza -- whether it be grandma style, white pizza or gluten free. This is a testament to our fellow human's good sense. But to our dismay, we realized, there are very few of those humans who...

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Food-Themed Dominos Are The Most Fun Way To Decide What's For Dinner

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 7:51 AM

Most of us turn to food experts when we need help with dinner -- cookbooks, cooking shows, food magazines -- but Leonie Anholts, a recent graduate of Academie Artemis, had a better idea: making it into a game. The Netherlands-based designer came up with a food-themed domino game, named Anatomy...

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17 Reasons To Love Chocolate Cake

(4) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 7:51 AM

There are many great cakes baked in the world today. There's Norway’s beloved National Cake, named the World's Best Cake by the Norwegians (of course). There's the colorful Funfetti classic that graces so many of our birthdays. And, the burnt almond torte that makes...

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99 Peanut Butter Recipes That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Better

(3) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 9:13 AM

Anyone who knows anything knows that peanut butter is the best food on the planet. It's the greatest filling for a sandwich, perfectly offsetting the sweetness of jam and fluff. It's the star of the most delicious candy known to man (ahem, Reese's). And, it's

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Homemade Coconut Butter Is Easier To Make Than You Think. And You Should Really Make Some.

(2) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 9:12 AM

The biggest benefit to cooking at home is the amount of money you can save. For the same price as a nice dinner out, you can eat for a week with home-cooked meals. Case in point: store-bought coconut butter vs. homemade coconut butter. A jar of coconut butter can easily...

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치즈 좋아하는 사람을 위한 레시피 50

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 12:19 PM

인생을 살다 보면 알겠지만, 죄책감 없이 치즈 한 덩어리를 다 먹기란 쉽지 않다. 하지만 일 년에 딱 하루, 원 없이 치즈를 먹을 수 있는 날이 있다. 바로 1월 20일 '치즈데이'다. 허핑턴포스트가 이 기념비적인 날을 맞아, 치즈 애호가를 위한 환상적인 레시피를 모았다.

브리 치즈, 콰트로 포르마지, 염소 치즈, 모짜렐라 등등....

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Blondie Recipes For Those Who Know That Chocolate Doesn't Always Rule

(9) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 9:42 AM

Listen all you brownie fans, we understand your love of this rich and decadent chocolatey dessert bar. We too adore our chocolate. But the problem with brownies is that they overshadow the blondie -- and the blondie deserves better than that.

Blondies are just as...

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Your Tofu Sucks Because You Don't Press It. This Is How To Get It Done.

(1) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 5:30 PM

For those new to tofu, this white brick of soybean can be persnickety to work with -- to say the least. In untrained hands, tofu is hellbent on crumbling when you want it to sear and resists any flavoring whatsoever. The amateur tofu chef is often times left with a...
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Hard Boiled Eggs Don't Stay Fresh As Long As You Think They Do

(0) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 5:30 PM

Seven days. That's it.

Once you've boiled eggs, they have just one week until you should think twice about eating one. (That's assuming they've been stored in the fridge shortly after being boiled.) And if that hard boiled egg was peeled before being refrigerated, that knocks two more days...

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The Whole Country Loves Beer, But The South Is Sweet On Liquor

(1) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 9:46 AM

Twitter can tell us a lot about the world. It'll alert you to breaking news, has been credited with creating potential for real social change and it lets the world know what everybody is drinking.

Project Know took a look at Twitter for this specific reason and...

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The Truth About How Apples Grow Will Make You Truly Appreciate That Next Slice Of Pie

(0) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 9:46 AM

Nature would have us believe that if you plant an apple seed in the ground, water it and give it time to grow, you would end up with a big, beautiful tree and the promise of many delicious apples. This is not so -- at least not with apple trees....

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Stew Recipes For The Coldest Of Days

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 9:46 AM

Stews are one of those dishes that will never stir up excitement. There's nothing glamorous about them; no way to make them feel fancy. But despite stew's failure to shine, we still crave a bowl.

There's nothing more comforting on a cold, winter day than a big, deep, steamy...

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The 50 Recipes Every Cheese Lover Needs

(6) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 7:12 AM

There aren't many occasions in life that encourage you to eat a whole wheel of brie cheese without feeling shame. Except for today. Today, you can down that brie, follow it with mozzarella sticks and own it. Because today, January 20, is National Cheese Lovers Day.

Every other day...

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America's Favorite Soup Is Not What You Think It Is

(2) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 7:10 AM

It is our general opinion that anything made with cream is good. Ice cream, whipped cream, see what we mean? So when we learned that 85 percent of Americans prefer brothy soups to cream-based ones, like lobster bisque, well, we were stunned.

We understand the...

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Season Your Inner Nerd With Lord Of The Rings Salt And Pepper Shakers

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 7:10 AM

Calling all Lord of the Rings fans, you can now re-write the epic trilogy while having dinner at your very own dining table. As many times as you like. Every night if you like. At least, for the audience of one: you.

Oh, and you can season your food...

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메이플 시럽이 비싼 이유 12

(0) Comments | Posted January 19, 2015 | 12:04 PM

온도가 영하로 떨어지는 겨울이 되면 신선한 채소나 과일보다는 왠지 따뜻하고 칼로리가 높은 음식이 당긴다. 진한 비프스튜, 구운 고기, 혹은 메이플 시럽을 듬뿍 뿌린 팬케이크! 메이플 시럽을 오트밀에 넣어 먹으면 춥고 긴 하루를 버티는 데 도움이 되며, 주말 아침에 팬케이크 위에 뿌려 먹으면 그 맛이 한 층 더 살아난다.

하지만...

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The Real Reason Your Food Sticks To The Pan

(75) Comments | Posted January 16, 2015 | 7:40 AM

Mornings are hard. But mornings met with eggs that stick to the pan, those are the worst. They're also all too common.

Cooking in anything other than nonstick pans runs the risk of, well, having food stick. It's frustrating and might convince you to dismiss the cancer warnings...

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This Burrito Van Video Gets Our Nomination For Best Animated Short

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2015 | 7:40 AM

Take a catchy tune, write a song about burritos, set it to an animated video and we are sold -- and singing along. Perry Gripp's lastest tune released on YouTube is exactly that, and we're not ashamed to admit that we've been bopping our heads along to the...

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Bragg Liquid Aminos Are A Blast From The Health Food Past

(14) Comments | Posted January 16, 2015 | 7:40 AM

Here at HuffPost Taste, we regularly report on food products. Whether that product is something old and still loved like White Lily Flour, something strange like flowering teas, or something old, strange and surprisingly still around, like Bragg Liquid Aminos.

If you've ever...

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Blue Bacon Exists, And It Makes Green Eggs And Ham Seem Totally Normal

(6) Comments | Posted January 15, 2015 | 6:26 AM

Because of Dr. Seuss, green eggs and ham are pretty much considered normal for most Americans. We thought that Dr. Seuss' creative mind had desensitized us to the crazy types of foods that people invent -- like the ramen burger or pizza cone -- but we...

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