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Make a Refreshing Beverage out of Pineapple Peels and Rice

Out of all the trash I’ve eaten, pineapple peels might be my favorite. Not only can you use them to make an ice cold glass of tea or a decidedly tropical infused gin, but it has come to my attention that there is yet another fantastic beverage this noble scrap can be used for: chicha […]

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Up Your Baking Game By Embossing Your Pastries

Have you ever stared at an empanada, willing it to tell you what delicious filling it contained within its pastry walls? If this scenario sounds familiar, I have good news: you can—as Twitter user @savelexi has shown us—emboss your pastry dough with identifying information, so you never have to wonder if you’re…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Make Pesto From Kitchen Scraps

In terms of savory no-cook sauces, it’s hard to beat pesto. You can spread it on bread, toss it with grilled vegetables, drizzle it on fish, or use it as a pasta sauce. Though it’s usually made with fresh basil, it can actually be made with almost any green thing, including kitchen scraps.Read more… Continue […]

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Your Best Local Restaurants for Visitors to Go to Instead of Chains

We asked you what local spots people should go to in your city instead of chain restaurants, and you delivered. We’ve complied suggestions for major metro areas so tourists stop going to awful chains and instead give their money to local places you love.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Your Best Local Restaurants for Visitors to Go to Instead of Chains

We asked you what local spots people should go to in your city instead of chain restaurants, and you delivered. We’ve complied suggestions for major metro areas so tourists stop going to awful chains and instead give their money to local places you love.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Sushi Master Jiro Ono’s Apprentice Daisuke Nakazawa Demonstrates the Art of Sushi

First appearing in the pivotal 2011 documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi as the apprentice of the tough-talking standard bearer Jiro Ono, Daisuke Nakazawa has since capitalized on his fame by moving to New York and setting up his own acclaimed sushi restaurant, Sushi Nakazawa. Here, he speaks to Tasty about his first forays into the business, […]

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Yes, You Can Make Ice Cream Rolls at Home

It seems that ice cream has become increasingly about the optics. It’s not enough to have a simple scoop in a cone; it has to be in the mouth of a fish, or come with a whole slice of pie. Ice cream rolls fit in with the visually arresting crowd, but there’s an elegant simplicity […]

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Yes, You Can Make Ice Cream Rolls at Home

It seems that ice cream has become increasingly about the optics. It’s not enough to have a simple scoop in a cone; it has to be in the mouth of a fish, or come with a whole slice of pie. Ice cream rolls fit in with the visually arresting crowd, but there’s an elegant simplicity […]

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Should You Be Seasoning Your Cast Iron With Flaxseed Oil?

Seasoning cast iron with flaxseed oil isn’t super new—Sheryl Canter first wrote about it on her blog seven years ago—but it has some serious fans. Both Cook’s Illustrated and The Kitchn are believers, with the former saying it created “a sheer, stick-resistant veneer, that even a run through our commercial dishwasher…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Nestle’s Latest Kit Kats Are Filled With Cake

Japan is no stranger to mouth-watering culinary exclusives, especially when it comes to sweets. After introducing a new “strong-flavored” edition of the beloved green tea-flavored Kit Kats back in March, Nestle has returned with its latest take on the tried and true wafer-filled bars — one that adds cake to the mix. Dubbed “Gateau Mignon,” […]

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The Biem Butter Sprayer Solves My Most Pressing First World Problem

I hate getting anything greasy on my hands. That includes moisturizer, sunscreen, olive oil, margarine, and butter. Until recently I had reserved myself to living a life of dry toast and flavorless corn-on-the-cob, but then a one-trick kitchen gadget came along with exactly the one-trick I desperately wanted.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What Local Spots in Your City Should Visitors Go to Instead of Chain Restaurants?

If you live in a city that attracts a steady stream of tourists, you already know (and side-eye) the chain restaurants that they tend to gravitate towards, even when there are perfectly delicious local options they could eat at instead—for instance, out-of-towners in New York flocking to the Times Square Olive Garden…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How Little Time You Can Safely Get Away With Marinating Ceviche 

When our very own editor-in-chief sent me a recipe for ceviche, I was excited, because ceviche combines two of my favorite summertime activities: eating seafood and not cooking. When I read the recipe, however, I was a little appalled, for it suggested that beautiful pieces of fresh sea bass be left in an acidic…Read more… […]

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