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.

What is Frisée and How Do You Use It?

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New foods and cooking techniques are coming into vogue all the time, and it can be intimidating when unfamiliar language appears on menus and in recipes. If you have been wondering about the meaning and use of frisée, read on and learn what it is, and how it is grown and prepared to showcase its best characteristics.

The Scoop on Szechuan Peppercorns

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Brimming with fruity notes and complemented by an undeniably citrusy character, Szechuan peppercorns may be small, but they bring big flavor to the table. Though these pods aren’t necessarily peppery, they pack a prickly punch. Read more now for all the facts behind these magically mouth-numbing pink berries.

Grits vs. Polenta: What’s the Difference?

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Have you gobbled up southern shrimp and grits a million times over and indulged in many-a-sauce-smothered polenta dish at your favorite Italian bistro? If so, you’ve probably found yourself wondering: are grits and polenta the same thing? Read more now to learn the real differences between the two comparable grains.

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry

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If you’re looking to eat healthier, it’s important to set yourself up for success at home. From your fridge to your pantry, keeping your kitchen stocked with healthy staples can go a long way in revamping your current eating habits. Get this complete guide for how to stock a healthy pantry now.

21 Fun and Tasty Pantry Snacks to Satisfy Any Kind of Craving

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Feeling a little hungry in between meals? Make some room in your pantry for these 21 fun and tasty pantry snacks to satisfy all kinds of cravings and snack attacks. We feature a range of different flavors and textures, from sweet and salty to meaty and chewy. Read more now.

15 Big and Bold Pantry Condiments for Fun Home Cooking

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Looking for ways to add extra flavor to dinner? With a well-stocked pantry full of delicious ingredients, your meals will always be fun to make and eat. Get our suggestions for the best big and bold pantry condiments to bring excitement and huge flavor to your home cooking. Read more now.

Lentils: An Alternative to Soy

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A good source of plant-based protein, lentils make for a healthy alternative to soy. In addition to being rich in nutrients, lentils are also budget-friendly. From nutritional benefits to tips for cooking and storing, read more now to find out all you need to know to start adding these legumes to your diet today.

How to Prep a Pomegranate

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Do you always make a huge mess when prepping pomegranate? Leave behind all those red stains, and learn how to cleanly remove the seeds in just a few easy steps. We’ll also teach you how to select the best pomegranates when shopping, and how to properly store them. Read more now to get the step-by-step tutorial.

How to Cook and Use Rhubarb in the Kitchen

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You know it’s spring when rhubarb shows up on shelf and table – and the talk (maybe even the aroma!) of pie is in the air. Wondering what else to do with this unique seasonal veggie – also considered a fruit – besides packing it in pies with some strawberries? Check out our suggestions, hints, and even health tips, along with suggestions for choosing, storing and preserving the stalks to keep them at their freshest this spring and beyond.