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Fish Sauce vs Oyster Sauce: Do You Know the Difference?

They’re both complex, potent seasonings that are staples of Asian cuisine, with nautical creature namesakes to boot. But that’s about the extent of the commonalities between oyster sauce and fish

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Marzipan & Almond Paste: What Exactly Is the Difference?

As holiday baking season approaches, one question on everyone’s mind is: Are marzipan and almond paste the same thing? OK, maybe that’s not a universal wonder, but the heady scent

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Birria Red Tacos Prove Soaking Your Tortillas Is a Genius Move

Learn how to make birria tacos at home and you’ll never go back to your usual naked tortilla. A taco isn’t truly complete without a few accoutrements—a sprinkle of cilantro

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9 Clever Ways to Use Your French Press Besides Making Coffee

A French press is a handy tool for making coffee, but there’s a lot else you can do with it too, from frothing milk to making cocktails.

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A Show-Stopping Beef, Stilton & Onion Pie to Warm You Up This Fall

Calum Franklin is a wizard with pies. The self-proclaimed pastry deviant knows how to weave together pie dough into stunning confections, a task he’s undertaken as the executive chef at

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A Lodge Dutch Oven for $40 Is Too Good to Pass Up

I’m going to level with you: We’re looking at a stressful couple of weeks and if ever there were a time for comfort food it is now. In a rare

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Save $70 on a 6-quart Instant Pot Smart with Wi-Fi Functionality

The Instant Pot really hits its stride this time of year. If your ideal fall or winter dinner involves some tender, fall-off-the-bone meat situation but you haven’t quite perfected the

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An Award-Winning Wheat Bread That’s Going to Change the Way You Bake

Sure, you could use your lovingly maintained starter to bake sourdough loaves (like you did earlier in the quarantine), or you could attempt a kind of fermentation that’s not as

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Is Shopping the Outside of the Grocery Store All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

You may have heard that shopping the outside of the supermarket is a healthy grocery shopping strategy, but is that really true—and what else should you know?

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9 Short Rib Recipes to Feast on All Fall & Winter

Any way you cut it, short ribs satisfy with a juicy layer of fat that adds gobs of delicious beefy flavor to the meat. Their chameleon-like adaptability to a broad

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How to Cook with Apple Cores

What’s not to love about an orchard-fresh apple on a crisp autumn day? For many people, it’s the core, which often finds itself on the fast track to the trash.

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Baked Eggs in Mini Pumpkins Are Peak Fall Breakfast Fare

These baked eggs in mini pumpkins from Chowhound video producer Olivia Geyelin are the ultimate fall breakfast, even before you get to the bacon butternut squash hash with rosemary or

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How to Carve a Pumpkin Like a Pro This Halloween

There are many ways to decorate pumpkins these days, but the classic way to carve a pumpkin is to pick up a sharp kitchen knife and get to work. With

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This Pumpkin Sourdough Focaccia Is the Perfect Partner for Any Stew

Fall baking season is well under way and this pumpkin sourdough focaccia recipe is an ideal loaf to eat all season long.

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The Key to Getting Stubborn Stains Out of Your Carpet

Carpet and rugs add a layer of comfort and warm up a space. However, they are magnets for dust, debris, and notoriously difficult-to-remove stains. If you happen to drop red

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How to Make Slow Cooker Apple Butter

It’s peak fall produce season, so it’s the perfect time to make an easy Crock Pot apple butter recipe—and learn how to take the basic slow cooker apple butter recipe

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Apple Butter Beyond Toast: Uncommon Uses for Fall’s Favorite Condiment

In honor of the ascendance of apple season, here are uncommonly delicious ways to eat apple butter. Apple butter is the unofficial condiment of fall, and it’s good for so

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Make This Easy Plastic Bag Holder from a Kitchen Towel in Under 15 Minutes

Reusable bags are on the rise, but most of us still have a whole bunch of plastic bags hanging around—probably stuffed inside another plastic bag, but there’s a better way.

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The Viennese Sacher Torte Gets a Modern Upgrade

The art of pastry certainly requires following rules, but there’s something to be said about transforming classic desserts into something new and exciting—while still, of course, respectfully paying homage to

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A Powerful Blendtec Blender Is Half Off Right Now

The thing about a really good blender is when you have one, you simply find reasons to use it. I sprung for one a few years back and things have

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The Best Food & Drink Advent Calendars for 2020

The best advent calendar hinges on your personal taste, but if you prioritize food and drink, these 2020 advent calendars—full of everything from cheese and chocolate to wine and beer—are

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