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Gluten-Free Pie Crusts Don’t Have To Be Boring

Thanksgiving is a challenge for cooks, especially with the (relatively) recent outburst of food allergies and intolerances. Everyone is allergic or intolerant of something, and it’s difficult to please all of the people all of the time. In my family alone, there are four different people with five different “can’t eat…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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These Confit Turkey Legs Taste Like the Renaissance Faire

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’s episode finds us talking turkey (because that’s all us food writers can talk about right now), specifically turkey legs.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Salvador Dali’s Wine-Rating Book Reissued by TASCHEN

Last year, TASCHEN reissued the bizarre, surrealist cookbook written and illustrated by Salvador Dali. Now, its equally bizarre follow-up, The Wines of Gala, is returning to print this month. Much like his cookbook, which was more about the emotions illicited by food than how to make a scrumptious cake, Dali’s wine compendium is no mere […]

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Pepsi Is Dropping a Salted Caramel Flavor, Too

Pepsi is the latest major beverage company to join in on the salted caramel frenzy. After revealing plans to bring cake-flavored cola to Japan, the brand has introduced a Salted Caramel product. Available in the American market, Salted Caramel Pepsi is a limited-edition flavor with less sugar than the normal Pepsi and sweet, dessert-like natural and […]

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Pepsi Is Dropping a Salted Caramel Flavor, Too

Pepsi is the latest major beverage company to join in on the salted caramel frenzy. After revealing plans to bring cake-flavored cola to Japan, the brand has introduced a Salted Caramel product. Available in the American market, Salted Caramel Pepsi is a limited-edition flavor with less sugar than the normal Pepsi and sweet, dessert-like natural and […]

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Save Time and Stove Space by Making Soup in Your Instant Pot

A warm bowl of creamy squash-based soup is a welcome beginning to any meal that takes place during the colder months, but something about it feels downright luxurious on Thanksgiving. A soup course on Thanksgiving has always seemed a bit too aspirational, though, partly because I’ve never eaten that particular meal in…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Break Free From Turkey Tyranny With These Alternative Thanksgiving Mains

We North Americans are entering our twenty-first (give or take) Thanksgiving season of the Internet age and, as such, it no longer feels controversial to publicly state your dislike for turkey. Outside of tradition, there’s really no reason to feature turkey in a lavish, celebratory meal.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Smashing Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are one of those seemingly simple dishes that can go wrong in a myriad of ways. Without proper care, they can turn glumpy, lumpy, gluey, and bland. There are, however, steps you can take and pitfalls you can avoid to ensure your mashers come out smooth, velvety, and delightfully fluffy.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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These Are the Things Restaurant Workers Wish You Knew

Recently, we asked people who worked in the food service industry if there were any insights about their job they wished restaurant patrons would know, and we got some great answers. Whether it’s about tipping, food orders, or how you should and shouldn’t treat the wait staff, these are the secrets to being a good…Read […]

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Cake-Flavored Pepsi Is Coming to Japan

Pepsi has announced a special limited-edition soda for the holidays called “Christmas Cola.” The commemorative cola is a Japanese spongecake flavor, one that is topped with whipped cream and filled with strawberries. According to the drink’s official release, Pepsi Christmas Cola was created in the image of Japanese holiday cake. There’s a sweet and sour strawberry […]

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Why You Want to Be the Hero Who Brings Salad to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is not a day to be concerned with calories, your step goal, or health in general, but it is a day that should involve salad. Though I would be happy if we formally changed the name of the holiday to “Casserole Day,” believe me when I say that a good salad is not only […]

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What Are Your Must-Have, Non-Negotiable Thanksgiving Dishes?

Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week I’d like to talk to you about Thanksgiving day deal-breakers—you know, the things that simply must be on the table, lest you lose your mind.Read more… Continue […]

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Nissin Releases New Cheese Pizza-Flavored Noodle Cup

Nissin has launched a new Cup Noodle flavor called “Tomato Potato Cheese Pizza.” The pizza-in-a-up is filled with basil for spice, tomato sour for freshness, rich cheese, creamy milk, and that’s just the soup. Ingredients also include potato, cabbage, bits of bacon-style pork, and cheddar cheese squares for hardiness. This Cup Noodle is a Japan-exclusive that is […]

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