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Why You Get Garlic Breath (And How to Stop It)

We know it as garlic breath, but a scientist might think of it as allyl methyl sulfide breath. That organic compound is the main culprit in the stench that often results after a garlic-infused meal, e…

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13 Clever Camping Hacks to Make the Outdoors More Fun

Camping is a fun way to step out of social media and get back in touch with the Great Outdoors. Unfortunately, some equate camping with incredibly heavy packs, hoards of bloodthirsty mosquitos, and di…

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All About Artichokes

Artichokes don’t often make it on the easiest-to-grow or easiest-to-prepare lists of gardeners and foodies. But that doesn’t mean they’re not well worth growing and/or bringing into your kitchen. They…

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The Best Way to Maintain a Wooden Cutting Board

Wooden cutting boards are nothing short of kitchen workhorses. But they're also germ, and unpleasant odor, hotspots. Should you just give up on fussy wood and switch over to plastic? Hardly! As long a…

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Don’t Throw Out Those Cheese Rinds!

Parmesan and pecorino romano are vital, but expensive, staples in many kitchens, so it only makes sense to make the most of these flavor-packed wedges. One great way to do this is to reuse the rind. S…

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6 Ways to Revamp Your Leftovers

Wasted food is wasted energy, so rather than scraping your plate into the garbage or leaving leftover food at the restaurant where it will end up in the trash, try turning that leftover food into a wh…

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Death by Bacon

Don't hate the messenger: according to a study earlier this year, death by bacon may be a real possibility. A study published in the journal BMC Medicine of 448,568 people found that eating processed …

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9 Vegan & Decadent French Desserts

If there's one thing the French always get right, it's dessert. In Paris, no meal is complete until a rich, flaky pastry or a fragrant tart has made its way to the table. And while un dessert français…

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5 Most Useless Kitchen Gadgets (Slideshow)

  Who doesn't love a good kitchen gadget? They make long, tedious jobs faster, or at least they're supposed to. They usually have fun designs and come in quirky colors. But are they really all…

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Grilled Cheese for Adults (Recipe)

  Though I'd like to think I'm a full-fledged adult, I always come back to grilled cheese. Is there a more perfect food? Gooey cheese between two pieces crunchy, buttery bread? I think not! If…

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