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Become a Better Cook by Keeping a Spoon in Your Salt Cellar

As an unapologetic craver of the glorious mineral that is sodium chloride, I firmly believe that anyone who’s serious about cooking needs an easily-accessible salt cellar. No other ingredient changes the way you perceive flavors like salt does; while it’s rarely the sole seasoning agent in a recipe, it’s the most…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts Finally Releases Coffee Ice Cream

Dunkin’ Donuts’ Baskin-Robbins is rolling out a trio of coffee-flavored ice creams inspired by the fast food chain’s own beverage flavors. Each 14-ounce package will offer either plain Coffee, French Vanilla Coffee or Coffee Chocolate Chip for a brief variety of bean-inspired treats. Oddly, Baskin-Robbins’s own stores won’t offer the new flavors, though they will […]

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Give Steamed Foods a Chance

It’s hard to get excited about steamed vegetables. When done poorly, they range from totally unremarkable to actively disgusting—but done right, they’re absolutely transcendent. As we head, at long last, into peak spring and summer produce season, I think this underrated technique deserves another look.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Sprite Introduces New “Cucumber” Flavor Just in Time for Summer

Playing off the refreshing Summertime drink ingredient, Coca-Cola Great Britain has just announced a new flavor to its Sprite lineup. Blending a newly developed Sprite formula with the zesty taste of cucumber, the new flavor along with new packaging design is part of the beverage brand’s re-launch initiative in Great Britain. Fear not Sprite fans, the soft drink […]

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Tyra Banks Gets Saved by Ice Cream on ‘Hot Ones’

Tyra Banks is next in line to take the Hot Ones challenge. Joined by host Sean Evans, the legendary supermodel discusses her new book in addition to unforgettable memories from America’s Next Top Model. Banks also touches upon the boost social media has provided to the careers of models such as Winnie Harlow. The episode continues with […]

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To Bake Better Bread, Use Filtered Water

Baking beautiful bread requires the skillful manipulation of three big, messy variables: technique, equipment, and ingredients. Poor technique accounts for most subpar results, but a sudden change in kitchen conditions or ingredient availability can throw even a seasoned baker for a loop. If your bread has started…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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To Bake Better Bread, Use Filtered Water

Baking beautiful bread requires the skillful manipulation of three big, messy variables: technique, equipment, and ingredients. Poor technique accounts for most subpar results, but a sudden change in kitchen conditions or ingredient availability can throw even a seasoned baker for a loop. If your bread has started…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Vostok Is a Beer Designed for Space

With space really being the next frontier, Australia’s 4 Pines Brewing Company and Saber Astronautics have spent the last eight years developing a beer for those who will call space home. Vostok, named after Russia’s space program of the same name, is a dry, Irish-style stout for those looking to live lavishly once they leave […]

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Throw Out All Your Chopped Romaine Lettuce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is currently urging consumers, restaurants, and retailers to throw out any chopped romaine lettuce. That includes store-bought chopped romaine lettuce in pre-made salad mixes. At least 35 people from 11 different states have been infected with E. coli, and the source has…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Starbucks Is Closing All of Its Stores on May 29

Starbucks will close every single one the chain’s United States for one mid-day period. The closure will take place during the afternoon of  Tuesday, May 29. In an official statement, Starbucks shared the following explanation to break down the move: Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced it will be closing its more than 8,000 company-owned […]

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Coca-Cola Announces Release of Frozen Coke & Fanta Slushies

Continuing its rollout of exclusive Japanese products, Coca-Cola recently unveiled its upcoming Frozen Lemon Coke and Fanta slushies. Just in time for summer, the new frozen treats serve as a new refreshing way to enjoy Coca-Cola’s most popular soda options. Reportedly in development for eight years, the beverage purveyor’s creative development team created a new […]

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You Could Prevent Peanut Allergies With a 99 Cent Snack

Small amounts of peanut protein can stave off peanut allergies, according to a landmark 2015 trial that found this approach reduced allergies by 80 percent in susceptible kids. You can now buy expensive peanut powders for your baby, but you know what works at least as well? A 99 cent snack called Bamba.Read more… Continue […]

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