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The Secret Lives of Cows: Jumping for Joy

The Secret Lives of Cows: Jumping for Joy

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yes, they’re big, lumbering, earthbound creatures. But sometimes, Bessie and friends just have to get airborne.

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Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

| February 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Sriracha and other spicy condiments make us feel so good, even when they burn so bad. So what’s going on in our tongues? A video breaks down the beloved hot sauce into its molecular components.

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Justice Scalia and Jon Stewart Concur Chicago Pizza Isn’t Pizza

Justice Scalia and Jon Stewart Concur Chicago Pizza Isn’t Pizza

| February 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

This weekend, the conservative justice weighed in from Chicago on a national pizza controversy. For months, Stewart and Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel have been dueling over whether Chicago’s deep-dish style constitutes pizza.

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Italians To New Yorkers: ‘Forkgate’ Scandal? Fuhggedaboutit

Italians To New Yorkers: ‘Forkgate’ Scandal? Fuhggedaboutit

| January 13, 2014

New York City’s newly minted mayor found himself at the center of a minor scandal Friday after eating pizza “like a tourist.” His offense? Tackling a slice with — gasp! — a fork and knife. Turns out, he’s got some plausible deniability, Italians say.

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Don’t Poison the Guests: Advice on Food Allergies, Intolerances and Sensitivities

Don’t Poison the Guests: Advice on Food Allergies, Intolerances and Sensitivities

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wheat, nuts, fish, dairy–seems like everyone is allergic to something these days. What’s a host to do? An illustrated guide to the difference between intolerance and allergy. And tips for cooking for those with these conditions (and having them leave sated –and alive.)

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Holiday Spirit: The Coping Mechanism

Holiday Spirit: The Coping Mechanism

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Short of a magic wand to transport you elsewhere, this cocktail has everything you need to help cope with holiday get-togethers.

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Frighteningly Easy Halloween Bentos: Tips and Tricks for Healthy Treats

Frighteningly Easy Halloween Bentos: Tips and Tricks for Healthy Treats

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eerie, severed fingers made of chicken sausages, a Frankenstein avocado sandwich, a cheese-wrapped mummy — it must be Halloween and you can make these quick, creepy food creations to fill lunch boxes in the Japanese bento tradition.

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Horta Culture.

Horta Culture.

| July 26, 2013 | 2 Comments

There’s an unassuming little dish we serve at our restaurant. The Greeks ask for it by its name: horta. Non-Greeks ask for “a side of braised greens” because they either don’t know the proper term for it or do know but are afraid to sound out the first, faintly phlegmy syllable in public.

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Junk Food Porn: Cruising for Beefaroni

Junk Food Porn: Cruising for Beefaroni

| June 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

I popped into my corner store around noon to pick up some hot sauce in order to add a little zing to my falafel wrap, but as I stood in the back aisle trying to decide between the Sriracha and Tabasco and Cholula, the desire for an altogether different kind of heat began to overtake me.

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Chicken Diapers? Urban Farming Spawns Accessory Lines

Chicken Diapers? Urban Farming Spawns Accessory Lines

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

As urban chicken farms grow in popularity, many people are bringing the birds into their homes. They need the right equipment to keep them clean. So several business have popped up online, offering everything from custom-sized diapers and leash-ready saddles to chicken caviar.

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If TV’s Your Cup Of Tea, Try A Character-Infused Blend

If TV’s Your Cup Of Tea, Try A Character-Infused Blend

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

It looks like tea is joining the ranks of fan fiction and fan art as an option for expressing your love for the likes of everything from Downtown Abbey and Doctor Who to Game of Thrones and The Hunger Games. One company is selling crowdsourced fandom blends inspired by customers’ favorite TV shows, books, movies and comics.

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So Jerry Seinfeld Called Us To Talk About Coffee

So Jerry Seinfeld Called Us To Talk About Coffee

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

After years of not understanding coffee, Jerry Seinfeld says he’s finally discovered the delight of meeting someone over a cup. “You have coffee and for some reason it makes you talk a lot,” he says.

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Good vs. Evil Tour Report: Bourdain and Ripert Make Fun of Each Other

Good vs. Evil Tour Report: Bourdain and Ripert Make Fun of Each Other

| April 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

An exclusive report on Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert’s live show, Good vs. Evil, at the Orpheum Theatre. The two chef-lebrities are also best friends, and used the show to poke fun at each other and discuss organic food, Alice Waters, Paula Deen + more.

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KY Jelly Is My New Jam

KY Jelly Is My New Jam

| April 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

I decided to make my own Kentucky jelly, the old-fashioned way, just to take the bad taste out of my mouth. And when I say “old-fashioned,” I mean like the cocktail of the same name.

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