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Steam Corn Using Either of These Two Easy, Very Different Methods 

I am obsessed with summer corn. You take how Oprah feels about bread, and multiply it by three, and that is how I feel about corn. Those crisp, sweet kernels of sunshine are everything that is good about summer produce, and it needs very little in the way of preparation.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Enjoy Old Chain Restaurants

IHOP is now IHOB, and now it’s in a fight with all the burger chains, because nothing can stay pure in our decrepit world. Luckily Metafilter recently unearthed a charming blog called Broken Chains, which reviews the remaining locations of chain restaurants long past their prime, like Ponderosa, Lum’s, and the York…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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These Blends Should Be in Your Spice Cabinet

Making your own spice blends isn’t particularly challenging, but buying a single bottle of a blend is both more convenient and fiscally responsible than buying five bottles of five different spices. Plus, if you’re just getting into the world of seasonings and spices, blends can be a bit less intimidating.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Dime’s Branded Toaster Gets Official Release Date

First teased back in December, the Dime toaster is finally here. The Montreal skate brand has emblazoned its logo on the side of a classic white toaster, which presumably works exactly like a regular toaster. For Dime fans, however, the extra detailing likely makes it all worth it. Standard features include a built-in timer, spring-loaded […]

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Eggslut to Open Permanent New York City Restaurant

Following a slew of pop-ups and the introduction of his new cooking show, Eggslut chef Alvin Cailan has announced a full-service restaurant coming to New York City. Next month The Usual will arrive at the Nolitan Hotel and will feature “a number of dishes interpreted by [the restaurant’s] cooks, ‘the children of immigrants,'” a term […]

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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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Coca Cola Releases a Clear Zero-Calorie Coke in Japan

Adding to its outlandish Japan-exclusive concoctions, Coca-Cola recently unveiled a zero-calorie clear version of its popular Coke soda. Dubbed Coca-Cola Clear, the beverage giant’s Japan division came up with the concept and its U.S. headquarters spent a year developing the recipe. Apparently, over 50 samples of the clear beverage were created before The Coca-Cola Company […]

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Use Labneh for the Best Frozen Yogurt Pops

In the hierarchy of frozen desserts, frozen yogurt “popsicles” rarely make it into my top 10. Invented as a way to trick children into thinking they are eating “dessert,” these icy sticks of fruit and yogurt rarely achieve the texture and flavor required to be considered “indulgent.” This is all fixed, however, by…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Use That Last Bit of Caesar Dressing

Let’s be honest: people don’t order a Caesar salad for the romaine. The crisp lettuce may be a perfect blank canvas for those garlicky, lemony, and umami-packed flavors, but Caesar salad fixings, particularly the dressing, can work wonders on all of your favorite picnic salads.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Need to Get Some Squeeze Bottles in Your Kitchen

Control over your ingredients gives you control over the final dish, and squeeze bottles can help you become the master of your culinary domain. With them, you can put the exact amount of a liquid ingredient precisely where you want it, and they cost about a buck at restaurant supply stores.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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