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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!


This Is the Easiest Way to Peel Hard-Boiled Eggs

No more mess! We'll show you how to peel a hard-boiled egg quickly and easily.


10 Cooking Tricks That Are Only Taught in Culinary Schools

Cooking like the pros is easier than you think!


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11 Secrets of People Who Always Have an Organized Fridge

Learn to pack your refrigerator to keep ingredients fresh and how long your food should be kept to avoid food...


Here’s How Long Your Fresh Produce Will Really Last

Wondering how long your fruits and vegetables will last, and how to tell when produce has gone bad? Our storage...


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22 Things Your Grocer Won’t Tell You

Get smarter about grocery shopping. These tips could change your family shopping—and eating—habits.


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Espresso vs. Coffee: The Real Difference Between the Two

Read up, coffee lovers. Nutrition experts compare espresso vs. brewed coffee, including their calories, nutrition, potential health benefits,...


The Brilliant Egg Cracking Hack You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Tired of finding shell in your eggs, or wiping down your yolky counters? This hack will help you crack an...


50 Kitchen Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

These quick and clever kitchen hacks will change how you cook for the better.


11 Things in Your Freezer You Should Toss Out

Need to make some room in the freezer? When in doubt, throw it out.

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15 Foods You Probably Shouldn’t Keep in Your Pantry

Read this if you're the type of person who stores anything that’s not dairy or fresh veggies in the pantry.



If Pistachios Could Talk, Here’s What They Would Tell You

This crunchy snack is an American success story.


What Is King Cake? History and Meaning of the Mardi Gras Tradition

Mardi Gras isn’t subtle, and neither is this sugary, rainbow-colored confection. Find out what king cake is all about—and what’s...


Americans Will Eat 1.42 Billion of These During the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is the perfect excuse to gather around the TV and eat an endless buffet of snacks.


Best Food Storage Containers for Saving Food

These food storage containers feature innovative designs and technology to take the clutter and mess out of transporting your food,...


If Tea Could Talk, Here’s What It Would Tell You

It's a symbol of health and revolution.


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14 Foods You Didn’t Know Were Called by Different Names in the U.K.

The chips/fries difference is just the beginning.


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This Is What Denny’s Was Called When It Was First Opened

The chain of diners began with a simple concept.


18 Dollar Store Foods You’ll Definitely Want to Add to Your Cart

Discount stores offer much more than greeting cards and cleaning supplies. Take a look.