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Who’s rolling out a must-try goodie? What should you know before heading to that trendy grocery store? Stay on top of all the big (and small) news about your favorite major restaurants, supermarkets, and franchises.

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13 Things Servers Won’t Eat at Their Own Restaurants

From reused garnishes to ice cubes with a dirty secret, these servers have seen some things!


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12 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween Candy

How much Americans really spend on Halloween, the history of “fun size” candy, and more sweet facts about your favorite...


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This Fast-Food Restaurant Is the Safest in the Country Right Now

It's outperforming its competitors in every safety category.



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The Best Small-Town Restaurants Across America

Taste of Home's volunteer Field Editors helped find the country's best small-town restaurants. Each spot cooks up hearty and delicious...


13 Foods to Stock Up on Before a Hurricane Hits

The time to prepare for a disaster is long before the storm hits. We've rounded up a list of non-perishable,...


6 Ways to Make Your Bananas Last Longer

Goodbye, brown bananas! We scoured old cookbooks and interviewed experts to find out just how to keep bananas fresh.


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13 Times Employees Exposed Restaurants’ Dirty Secrets

These stories may make you rethink dining out at many of your favorite fast-food restaurants.

11 Starbucks Cold Cups We Can’t Resist

Show off your personality with reusable Starbucks cold cups. We're digging the official Starbucks releases—and the custom cups on Etsy!


The Most Popular Cooking Show the Year You Were Born

Here are the most popular cooking shows that shaped your youth. How many do you remember?


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26 Products DIYers Shouldn’t Pass Up at Costco

In a trip to Costco, you can stock your workshop with necessities like paper towels and trash bags, but you...


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10 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Order from Hotel Room Service

Because not every food can survive under a vented lid.



How to Salt Pasta Water the Right Way

It's as easy as the instructions on the back of the box, right? Sure, but using this easy pasta cooking...


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This Is How You Know These 10 Foods Expired

Nobody intends to eat expired food. Here's how to tell before it hits the dinner table.


Why Are They Called Buffalo Wings If They’re Made from Chicken?

Rumor has it they were the invention of a resourceful mom with a hungry kid.

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These Photos Show How COVID-19 Has Changed Salad Bars

They don't have salad, but they will make you laugh.


Yes, You Can Freeze Deli Meat. Here’s How.

Overstocked on cold cuts and wondering "can you freeze lunch meat"? Turns out, yes, you can stash them in the...



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The Rules for Shopping at Walmart, Target and More During COVID-19

From social distancing to one-way aisles, here's what stores are doing to keep people safe.


32 Long Shelf Life Foods to Keep In Your Pantry

Long shelf life foods are pantry staples. Keep these on hand for years (or even decades!).

Here’s Exactly How to Get a Cake out of a Bundt Pan

You've baked the perfect Bundt, but now you're wondering how to get a cake out of a Bundt pan. Our...


This is What Every State Would Bring to a Summer BBQ

We found the quintessential summer BBQ dish from every state.


The Best Baking Cookbooks to Keep You Busy

Staying home more gives us all plenty of time to sharpen our baking skills. Read on for the best baking...


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Costco Plans to Start Handing Out Food Samples Again Later This Month

Costco's free samples will be back starting in mid-June.


How to Make Ice Cream in a Bag with Kids

You can have homemade ice cream without an ice cream maker. Here's what to know about making ice cream in...


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How to Pit Cherries Even If You Don’t Have a Cherry Pitter

If you think pitting cherries is the pits, you're not alone. Find out how you can ditch the pits and...