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Food  Get drunk cheap with homemade cider

Hot on the heels of Repeal Day last week (and just in time for Tuesday Boozeday), we thought we’d arm you with the knowledge to make hooch right at home. But rather than explain how to homebrew beer, we opted to take an easier ...

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Food  Cooking with cannons

Don’t like waiting when you’re hungry? Here’s how to cook shrimp in just 3 seconds. Bring your vortex goggles. In this Japanese cooking video, two women use a Rube Goldberg-like contraption to blast a batch of shrimp across the room. ...

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Food  The Calvados Sidecar

One of our favorite classic cocktails — and one of the most underappreciated — is the Sidecar. To turn it into a seasonal specialty, we switched out the brandy for Calvados, a brandy made from apples. What is a Sidecar? ...

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Food  Ho Ho Hold the Junk – Homemade ‘Twix’ Bars

Have you ever wanted to eat an entire 9×13 baking dish worth of chocolate bars? This is definitely not a hypothetical question. This recipe makes it possible for you to not only of that,  without having to waste time with wrappers. ...

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Food  Cake in a Can

The Food Ministry just made my week. Here’s why: sometimes blogging is a tough gig because, well, I don’t always have something to say. There’s only so many cat pictures the internet can share before someone (usually me) starts rolling their eyes. Except for posts on animals being jerks or, that silly-looking ...

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Food  How I learned to love sardines

I’ll go out on a limb here and guess that most of you eat canned tuna but not canned sardines. Maybe that’s because you’re scared of the bones, or maybe you think it’s gross that you can tell you’re eating ...

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Food  #LobsterRumble: The ULTIMATE Lobster Roll Competition

If you don’t like lobster, I’m immediately suspicious. Just what kind of person are you?! Unless you’re severely allergic to crustaceans, then my bad, you have it rough enough without me rubbing this post in your face. Tasting Table’s #LobsterRumble presented ...

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Food  Turducken – Taking Turkey to the Next Level

All right, Thanksgiving’s upon us, so let’s talk turkey. Now, I’ll be the first person to admit that I’m a stickler for tradition and a strong believer in not fixing things that ain’t broke, but every once in a while ...

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Food  Behold, the Seattle Dog

During my time visiting the Pacific Northwest, I’ve been reminded of some of the foods that make Seattle what it is. There’s plenty of coffee and craft beer, sure, and none of the lower 48 do salmon like Washington. But when it ...

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Food  Ch-Ch-Ch Churro (read like the chia pet jingle)

When my sister’s best friend suggested having a Mexican fiesta instead of a traditional lace and bows bridal shower, I was all for it. Taco bars, sangria, and a piñata sounded like the perfect way to celebrate the end of my ...