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How to Make Croutons With Whatever Stale Bread You Happen to Have

A good salad is all about achieving that perfect balance of flavors and textures, and nothing adds crunch quite like a crouton. You can purchase pre-made croutons pretty easily, but it you want a truly great cube of golden, crispy, just slightly chewy bread, you should make them yourself. They’re also dead easy to…Read more… […]

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Make Sandwiches on Frozen Bread to Stave Off Sogginess

The only thing sadder than opening your lunchbox to find a soggy sandwich is opening your kid’s lunchbox at the end of the day to find a completely untouched one. Thankfully, you can prevent soggy, disappointing lunchbox sandwiches by making them with frozen bread.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Don’t Sous-Vide Bread Unless You Like the Taste of Gummy Shame

Hello friends, and welcome back to Will It Sous Vide?, the column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. This week we’re once again attempting sous-vide baking which, with the exception of custard-based desserts, has not exactly worked out well in the past.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Make Stuffed Naan Pockets and Eat Them All Week

Welcome back to Sunday Sustenance, the column highlighting simple meals for lazy days. I’ve recently started making bread for myself, and it is one of the most nerve-wracking-yet-liberating experiences I’ve ever had in the kitchen. There are so many terrifying points of failure, all of which are immediately forgotten…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Here’s the Deal With Gluten

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who talk about gluten like it’s the devil, and those who can’t roll their eyes enough to show the world how sick of gluten-free labels they are. Does gluten deserve to be so controversial? Let’s dig in.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Baking in Space Is About to Be the Most Delicious Experiment

Living in space is rife with challenges, among them, grappling with a gaping void of loneliness and dealing with a subpar food selection. Astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS) have the unique torture of being so close to Earth, yet so far away from all its tasty delights. But one German company is…Read more… […]

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What to Worry About This Week: White Bread, Baby Sleep, and Zika

In this week’s roundup of health news, we’ll look at whether you need to do anything differently about your choice of bread, the place your baby sleeps, and your attitude toward mosquitoes on your vacation. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What Makes a Perfect Sandwich?

Happy Monday, and welcome back to to What’s Cooking?, the weekly open thread where you get to share all of your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things edible. This week I want to talk about that humble, but often transcendent meal between two slices of bread—the sandwich.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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