Prebiotics vs. Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

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Prebiotics and probiotics are relatively modern terms in today’s food-related vocabulary. Both support digestive health and are readily available in foods and supplements. However, their functions in the body differ. Read on and increase your knowledge of prebiotics and probiotics and their place in your healthy diet.

Free-Range and Conventional Eggs: What’s the Difference?

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Have you noticed the case at the grocery store is starting to resemble a designer showroom with displays of multiple types of eggs? Join us as we compare free-range and conventional eggs to determine if one is superior to the other, and whether a better lifestyle for the chickens translates into a healthier product.

What Is Sorghum?

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Sorghum is gaining a firm foothold in the American diet. You may have seen it packaged, spotted it on a food label, or noticed it in a recipe. What do we know about sorghum? Read on to learn what it is, where it comes from, and how it’s used. Then you can decide if it is an appropriate addition to your healthy diet.

Canola vs. Rapeseed Oil: What’s the Difference?

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Let’s talk about plant-based oils. Are canola oil and rapeseed oil the same thing? We’ll discuss why these names are sometimes used interchangeably, and whether or not one variety is actually more suitable for culinary use. If you’re not sure what the difference is, read more now to learn what sets them apart.

Can Eating Too Many Carrots Turn You Orange?

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Bright orange carrots are a staple in many homes, where they appear regularly in salads, sides, soups, stews, and baked goods. They are a source of vitamin A, a nutrient essential for cell development, good vision, and a healthy immune system. Is it true that eating too many can turn skin orange? Read on to find out.

What Is Nutritional Yeast?

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Have you hopped on the nooch train yet? Or maybe you’re unfamiliar with these mysterious yellow flakes that seem to be popping up everywhere, from restaurants to grocery stores? Learn about the history, ingredients, nutritional makeup, dietary benefits, and suggested uses for nutritional yeast in our guide. Read more.

Breadcrumbs vs. Panko: What’s the Difference?

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Breadcrumbs are what make macaroni and cheese crispy on top, fish filets crunchy, and ground beef bind together for juicy meatballs and meatloaf. But did you know there’s a similar ingredient called panko? Read on to find out all you need to know about breadcrumbs and panko, as we explore the origins and uses of each.

Crème Fraîche and Sour Cream: What’s the Difference?

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There are numerous types of cream, including crème fraîche and sour cream. Have you come across these ingredients in recipes, and wondered how they differ from one another? Read on for a discussion of the similarities and differences between crème fraîche and sour cream, and find out if they are interchangeable or not.

What’s the Difference Between Baby Back, St. Louis, and Spareribs?

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There’s no question that a finger-licking-good rack of ribs is just the thing to wake up a weary palate. But have you ever taken the time to determine when to choose baby back over St. Louis-style, or what makes spareribs so darn flavorful though they have the least amount of meat? We share all the juicy details here.

Tamari vs. Soy Sauce: What’s the Difference?

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From dipping sauces to rice dishes, and meats to soups, Asian-style cuisine is loaded with flavorful soy sauce. But did you know that there’s a similar liquid condiment called tamari? Join us as we explore the ancient origins of each, their differences and similarities, and whether one can be substituted for the other.

5 Spectacular Ways to Use Up Leftover Egg Yolks

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Transform those leftover egg yolks into the stars of another dish. Their lush, buttery flavor and silky texture is perfect for recipes like rich dips and decadent desserts, and we’ll guide you towards plenty of spectacular ways to repurpose this ingredient. Keep reading to learn how to make the most of your yolks.

Ice Cream vs. Gelato: What’s the Difference?

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Ever wondered why gelato’s texture is silky-soft and dense, while ice cream’s consistency is rich and fluffy? From factors like fat ratio and churning speed to serving temperature, there are plenty of secrets that differentiate the two. You likely lick the spoon clean either way, but read on to learn the differences.