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Kitchen Hack: To Soak or Not To Soak Dried Beans?

Kitchen Hack: To Soak or Not To Soak Dried Beans?

In the pantheon of perfect pantry staples, dried beans are especially valuable. They'll last in the cupboard for months, and when you do decide to cook up a batch, they make a protein-packed and fi...

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Surprise—You're Probably Eating Crude Oil Every Day

Surprise—You're Probably Eating Crude Oil Every Day

Winter warriors know the drill: Across the country, when freezing temperatures hit, people reach for Chapstick or Vaseline to heal cracked lips or red, raw knuckles.The thick, glossy goop is just t...

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Kitchen Hack: The Easiest Way To Sharpen a Knife

Kitchen Hack: The Easiest Way To Sharpen a Knife

How do you tell an amateur from a serious cook? The serious cook will have a perfectly sharp knife. Keeping your knives sharp is one of the most important rules in the kitchen. Not only will ...

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5 Tips to Keep Your Wooden Cutting Board Clean and Conditioned

5 Tips to Keep Your Wooden Cutting Board Clean and Conditioned

You'd be hard-pressed to find a more useful—and beautiful— kitchen tool than a well-conditioned wooden cutting board.

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10 Essential Ingredients For Gluten-Free Baking

10 Essential Ingredients For Gluten-Free Baking

After I discovered I had an intolerance to dairy and a sensitivity to gluten, I knew what I had to do: learn to bake gluten-free.

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3 Unexepected Ways To Use Green Tea

3 Unexepected Ways To Use Green Tea

When it comes to kitchen staples, we like to get creative. Green tea is the perfect multi-tasker—it's easy to store, inexpensive, and its leaves have a wide ranges of uses.

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