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Cheese Mayo Is the Condiment You Need to Make 

When it comes to burgers, I prefer to keep things simple. A thin, smashed patty, a good melty cheese, maybe a little onion, tomato, and pickles. I don’t need fried eggs, avocado, or super thicc bacon. I am, however, very into the idea of cheese mayonnaise, which frankly streamlines my already simple burger even…Read more… […]

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The Best Meatless Ways to Use Liquid Smoke

Liquid smoke, an additive that imparts a charred wood flavor to food without using a smoker, has been dismissed as both “cheating” and “nasty” but, if used with a delicate hand, it can produce some tasty results.. I love liquid smoke in my apartment-approved, smoke-free, sous-vide ribs, but it has other clever uses,…Read more… Continue […]

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The Easiest Way to Make Cheese and Chocolate Fondue for Two

Whether made with cheese or chocolate, fondue has a kind of cheesy, finicky reputation. But in spite of its kitsch, dipping bits of food in gooey, melted fromage or dark, liquid chocolate makes for a fun, flirty, surprisingly low-effort meal.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Food Valentines That Aren’t Chocolate

I love a Whitman’s sampler, but I buy those for myself February 15th, at Walgreens, when they are half-off. Though I’m not one to turn down a box of chocolate on Valentine’s Day, giving them can feel a little impersonal, and we can do better.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Need a Mini Cast Iron Pan

It’s a pretty popular culinary opinion that everyone should own a cast iron pan, but I am of the opinion that everyone should also own a mini cast iron pan. Like its classic, 12-inch counterpart, the mini has a myriad of delicious uses from appetizers to dessert. Here are my favorites:Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This Monte Cristo Casserole Is the Perfect Combination of Savory and Sweet

Hello, and welcome to Will It Casserole?, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. Today we’re taking one of my favorite sandwiches and transforming into a cheesy, ham-studded, layered piece of edible art.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Fromage Fort Is an Amazing Spread Made From Cheese Plate Scraps

There is no such thing as “leftover cheese” but, if you are a cheese collector such as myself, you probably find yourself with little nubs and ends of various dairy treasures. You could keep making increasingly tiny cheese plates, or you could make fromage fort, also known as “snobby DIY Boursin.”Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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You Should Make Cheeseballs For Your Holiday Party 

Cheeseballs really live up to their name. Not only are they a literal ball of cheese, but there’s something kind of charmingly corny about them. Like a tacky Christmas sweater, they’re more class clown than class act—lovable, goofy, and charmingly unpretentious. They’re also infinitely adaptable, and insanely easy to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Quit Storing Your Cheese In Plastic Wrap

It’s very easy to get excited at the cheese counter, and that excitement can lead to purchasing more cheese than one can (comfortably) eat in a single evening. As such, some cheese must be stored, but it must not be stored directly in plastic.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Meatless Thanksgiving Mains You’ll Want to Eat

Thanksgiving is all about bringing people together, but for vegetarians and vegans, holiday meals can be meat-centric to the point of alienation. Nobody—not even your worst cousin—should have to poke at leftover crudités, cranberry sauce, and maybe some stuffing while everyone else gets to eat whatever they want.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Turn Mushy Grapes Into a Fancy Cheese Accompaniment

Grapes are great, but I like ‘em fresh and firm. The moment they start to mush out, I lose interest, and let them languish in my crisper until they’re “bad enough” to toss. This terrible cycle has since been broken, however, as I have discovered roasted grapes.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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