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This Genius Hack Will Change the Way You Butter Movie Theater Popcorn

This viral TikTok hack shows how to evenly distribute the butter in a bucket of movie theater popcorn. You'll need...


What Food Product Came Out the Year You Were Born?

From Cheerios to Sour Patch Kids, we're sharing decades of food innovation!


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14 Ridiculous Reasons People Sued Fast-Food Chains

Too much ice! Not enough chicken! These customers had all sorts of complaints, and they wanted the offending notable fast-food...


If You See a Bag of White Skittles, This Is What It Means

Skittles is giving up its rainbow for a good cause.



Why Are Lollipop Sticks Hollow? This Is the Answer

It has to do with keeping the candy stable—and another very helpful safety feature.


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3 Things You Won’t See in Costco Anymore

As the COVID-19 pandemic eases in the U.S., some stores are starting to ease restrictions—and Costco is no exception. But...


Black Diamond Apples Cost at Least $7 Each—Here’s Why

Both the Black Diamond apple and the Arkansas Black apple have otherworldly purple-black skin. But one type is much easier...

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How to Avoid Germs When Grocery Shopping

Before you head out to the grocery store, read up on these expert guidelines to ensure your safety.


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This Restaurant Is America’s Favorite Pizza Chain

People really love the authenticity of this chain.


The Cream Cheese Brands You Should Be Buying, According to the Pros

There are lots of cream cheese brands out there. The Taste of Home Test Kitchen tried the most popular ones...


7 Slurpee Facts for Free Slurpee Day 2022

July 11th is Free Slurpee Day! Get the scoop on the famous drink before that brainfreeze sets in.


The Only Types of Cookware You Should Use

Worried about chemicals in your kitchen? These cookware options will keep you safe—and deliver the most delicious results for every...


The Best Brownie Mix Brands, According to Pro Bakers

Taste of Home's Test Kitchen sampled nine brands to find the best brownie mix brands. Trust us, these top picks...


11 Things in Your Refrigerator You Should Toss Out

Doing a weekly food purge saves room in your fridge. It can also save you from a stomachache—or worse.


This Viral Video Shows You How to Whisk the Right Way

Why didn't anyone tell me I was doing it wrong?!

This Viral Video Shows You a Trick to Soften Butter in Minutes

You'll never need to cream cold butter again. Just use this quick trick to soften butter!


How to Order from the Starbucks Secret Menu

You've heard of the crazy creative drinks that make up the Starbucks secret menu—but how exactly do you order them?...


30 Picture-Perfect Desserts for the Fourth of July

It’s time to celebrate—and eat! Show off your patriotic spirit with these fun, festive, and colorful Independence Day treats.


If You See a Yellow Cap on Coca-Cola, This Is What It Means

Find out what yellow cap Coke bottles mean and why they appear only once a year.


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15 Easiest Vegetables to Grow at Home

Don't have a green thumb? Don't worry! These veggies are so easy to grow, even beginners will end up with...

The Best Deli in Every State

We found the best deli in every state, based on reviews and hat tips from Taste of Home's Field Editors....


Is Your Freezer Set to the Right Temp?

Love to store make-ahead meals in your freezer? Be sure that your food stays fresh by finding the right average...


How to Ripen Avocados in Just 2 Minutes

All you need is plastic wrap and a microwave. And an avocado.




What Is SPAM, Anyway?

It's gained a bit of a reputation as a mystery meat, but its recipe is actually pretty simple!