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The Secret Italian Sauce You Need to Make Right Now

The Secret Italian Sauce You Need to Make Right Now

Growing up, I always wished I were Italian. Don’t misunderstand me; I love my German heritage, but there was always a little part of me that was envious of my friends’ lilting last names, multi-course Christmas Eve dinners, and brash yet lovable family members. But the real reason that I longed to live la dolce […]

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Should You Cook With Expensive Wine?

Should You Cook With Expensive Wine?

When it comes to cooking with wine, conventional wisdom suggests a tried and true rule: one for the dish, two for the chef. But the truisms don’t end there, and some of them are downright contradictory. We’ve all heard that you should never cook with a wine you wouldn’t drink (thank you, Ina Garten!), but then, who wants to […]

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Make This Lunch In Your Office Kitchen: Ridiculously Easy Quesadilla And Chilled Lime Cooler

Make This Lunch In Your Office Kitchen: Ridiculously Easy Quesadilla And Chilled Lime Cooler

Unless you’re a high roller or work next to a plethora of bodegas, chances are you bring your lunch to work. But you probably also experience Lunch Regret from time to time. Lunch Regret is when you pack yourself a meal the night before or at the last minute the morning of, only to realize […]

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Drink Half, Cook With The Other: Spicy Red Wine Spaghetti

Drink Half, Cook With The Other: Spicy Red Wine Spaghetti

Unless you’re having company (or a really bad day), chances are you won’t drink a whole bottle of wine in one night. You may not even drink half a bottle. Okay, who are we kidding. You’ll probably drink half a bottle. But, given wine’s propensity toward spoiling, you’ll probably want to do something with that […]

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