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Les erreurs culinaires que vous faites avec votre macaroni au fromage (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted October 9, 2015 | 12:08 PM

Communément appelé le Mac n Cheese, le macaroni au fromage est un plat ultra riche et réconfortant qui plaît généralement à toute la famille.

Le macaroni au fromage maison est encore bien meilleur que celui en boîte ou celui du restaurant puisqu'on sait ce qu'on met dedans! Mais il...

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Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes To Mix For The Ones You Love

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2015 | 9:45 AM

For those of us who enjoy sipping a cocktail or two on Valentine's Day, it can be rough sailing. More than any other holiday, this love-fest seems to inspire sickly sweet, conversation-heart laden, artificially colored cocktails that make us want to run away. It's even inspired normally well-balanced...

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STFU Hershey's: Why the Cadbury Import Ban Sucks So Hard

(51) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 10:39 AM

By now, Americans have been browbeaten into accepting the reality that corporations are people. That's right guys, say it with me: "Corporations are people and The Hershey Company is a jerk."

This week, a settlement between The Hershey Company and Let's Buy British Imports was announced, effectively banning...

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Omelette Recipes That'll Jazz Up Your Standard Egg Breakfast

(3) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 6:47 AM

No one can say for sure who invented the omelette, so we'd just like to posit a theory: it was probably a magician. Who else would so boldly endeavor to turn three oval-shaped eggs into a folded pancake filled with cheese and other delicious ingredients? Even now, centuries...

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5 Reasons Why 'Spring Mix' Deserves To Die

(4) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 3:40 PM

Think of a time you sat down in front of a menu, perused your options and thought to yourself, "Actually, a salad sounds perfect." Whether it was a simple arugula salad with Parmesan, lemon and olive oil, a massive Chef salad groaning under the weight of ham, turkey and multiple...

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These Cocktail Recipes Will Make You Fall In Love With Gin

(12) Comments | Posted May 13, 2014 | 9:32 AM

If we had a dollar for every time someone told us they hate gin, we'd have a lot of dollars. If we had a dollar for every time someone who told us that had changed their mind after they tasted one of these cocktails, we'd have almost the...

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Why I Quit Food Writing To Go Open A Sandwich Shop

(5) Comments | Posted March 25, 2014 | 12:01 PM

By the time you are reading this, I will no longer be one of your resident HuffPost Taste Editors, covering all things on the whiskey, pickles and "hanger" beat. By the time you are reading this, I will be elbows deep in construction dust...

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Weck's Papas Are How Albuquerque Kills A Hangover

(2) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 6:00 AM

Across America, we go out in search of breakfast. From the Garbage Plates of Rochester, NY, to the breakfast tacos of Texas, to whatever it is that they eat for breakfast in California -- brave restaurateurs convince us time and time again that bigger is often...

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Taste Test: The Best And Worst Beef Jerky (PHOTOS)

(18) Comments | Posted February 27, 2014 | 6:00 AM

Beef jerky is one of the quintessential road foods. Great for long car trips, camping, and anywhere you need a snack where you will also surely be tired of potato chips and red vines. There really are no two beef jerkies that are completely alike -- like beautiful...

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Our Most Gut-Wrenching Drunk Food Fails

(7) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 6:00 AM

As we catalogued our most shameful delivery orders of all time this week, we realized that there was a bit of a pattern: we had often indulged in one too many cocktails before they occurred. We are all adults, and there is the possibility that we should know...

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Why You Should Absolutely Eat Something Called A 'Garbage Plate'

(187) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 6:00 AM

If you ask someone from Rochester, NY, what a Garbage Plate is, they'll probably make you eat one. Although the name isn't particularly appetizing on its own, you should know that the word 'garbage' here refers simply to abundance and variety, and there is no actual garbage involved....

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Our Most Regrettably Bad Food Delivery Orders Of All Time

(5) Comments | Posted February 24, 2014 | 8:27 AM

Friends: we've just been alerted that America should once again brace itself for a frigid blast of arctic air. This winter feels like it might just never end, but at least we're getting really good at hunkering down with hot toddies.

In light of this most...

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Hold Onto Your Brains: You Can Make Bread That Tastes Like Toasted Marshmallows

(1) Comments | Posted February 24, 2014 | 7:39 AM

What if I told you that you could make bread that tastes like marshmallows? What if I told you that when you toasted that bread and put butter on it, it would taste like toasted marshmallows? What if I told you that you only need three ingredients to make this...

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15 Recipes You Are Not Using Enough Muenster Cheese In

(15) Comments | Posted February 21, 2014 | 8:13 AM

I came to love Muenster cheese in the way I came to love a lot of foods -- because of my dad. By some hereditary genetic superiority (or flaw, or whatever you want to call it) I pretty much refused to eat anything but grilled cheese...

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Quinoa Is Weird: Here Are 10 Alternative Grains To Get To Know Instead

(41) Comments | Posted February 20, 2014 | 6:00 AM

A few weeks ago, I committed a grave error in judgement: I announced on twitter that I still don't get quinoa. Responses ranged from "no but you have to try it in a salad" (which, guys, of course I've tried it in a salad, a salad is quinoa's...

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13 Heartbreaking, Infuriating Ramen Fails We Wish We Never Saw

(16) Comments | Posted February 19, 2014 | 8:09 AM

Every time we think to ourselves, "There's no possible way you can screw that up," we just search for it on the internet. Internet, you didn't fail us today, when we thought there was no possible way to screw up instant ramen.

The abundance and availability of...

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12 Foods We Hated As Kids, But Now Adore As Adults

(18) Comments | Posted February 19, 2014 | 8:09 AM

I have a confession to make: although I am known to most people as a relatively fearless eater, as willing to try stinky cheese and weird-looking vegetables as I am to taste horse meat or bugs, I wasn't born this way --...

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February's Nachos Of The Month: Loco Moco Nachos (PHOTO)

(2) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 8:28 AM

We really love nachos. How much? So much that we eat them at least once a month. So much that we're not content with normal nacho fixings, and have branched out into more creative territory. So much that we want it to seem totally normal to eat nachos...

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Why The Bialy Is Better Than Any Bagel You've Ever Had

(16) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 8:04 AM

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you didn't boil a bagel before baking it? Have you ever wondered why bagels have a hole in the middle instead of more bagel? Have you ever wished that bagels contained more onions, were slightly more tender and weren't the size of...

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