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A scene from The Bear.

How The Bear nails American kitchen work (and the one thing it gets wrong)

How The Bear nails American kitchen work (and the one thing it gets wrong)

The FX show The Bear gets a lot right when it comes to kitchen culture. We wanted details from a few pro chefs who've watched the show.
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The butter board trend is hot right now: Here’s how to create your own

The butter board trend is hot right now: Here’s how to create your own

In addition to being a stunning centerpiece, a major part of the butter board trend's appeal comes from its adaptability and versatility.
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There are 5 ways to make the best scrambled eggs: Learn how to master them all

There are 5 ways to make the best scrambled eggs: Learn how to master them all

There are many paths that will lead to a scrambled egg, some less traditional than others. The methods we'll discuss are the tastiest, creamiest, best methods.
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The fall food and wine pairing you’ll be loving through winter

The fall food and wine pairing you’ll be loving through winter

There are many timeless food and wine pairings and Bordeaux and burgers might be the best of the bunch.
Dark chocolate.

7 amazing foods high in copper that will boost your immune system in cold season

7 amazing foods high in copper that will boost your immune system in cold season

Copper is not a nutrient many people pay attention to, but it serves many purposes within the body. Learn about seven foods to start including in your diet.
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Spaghetti squash with mussels is easy, budget-friendly, and perfect for fall

Spaghetti squash with mussels is easy, budget-friendly, and perfect for fall

This is the perfect fall recipe, featuring two highly delicious, but under appreciated autumn ingredients — mussels and spaghetti squash.
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Autumn appetizers: 5 delicious fall snacks that will elevate any gathering

Autumn appetizers: 5 delicious fall snacks that will elevate any gathering

Embrace the beautiful flavors of fall with these delicious appetizers at your next party.
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10 tasty retro dishes that deserve a comeback

10 tasty retro dishes that deserve a comeback

These retro dishes should never have gone out of style. We're bringing them back!
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FDA warns against Nyquil chicken TikTok trend (yes, really)

FDA warns against Nyquil chicken TikTok trend (yes, really)

There's a new alarming TikTok trend on the loose. "Sleepy Chicken" is the newest fad that's just as stupid as it is dangerous.
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This challah recipe is surprisingly simple and will be a hit on Rosh Hashanah

This challah recipe is surprisingly simple and will be a hit on Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is a sacred holiday celebrated with customs steeped in history and tradition, including, of course, special foods like challah.
A pitcher of avocado oil beside a sliced avocado on a wooden board.

5 ways healthy fats can help save your life (and what you should be eating)

5 ways healthy fats can help save your life (and what you should be eating)

Learn about which fats are actually good for you, what the benefits of consuming them are, and what foods to include in your diet.
The trio behind brewery Japas Cervejaria.

Why Japas Cervejaria is one of the most interesting breweries on earth

Why Japas Cervejaria is one of the most interesting breweries on earth

Japas Cervejaria incorporates the heritage of its three Japanese-Brazilian founders, in creative and delicious ways.
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Level up a childhood fave: These are the best cheeses for a fancy grilled cheese

Level up a childhood fave: These are the best cheeses for a fancy grilled cheese

It's time to put away the Kraft Singles (at least temporarily) and explore some of the other incredibly melty, nutty, savory, buttery cheeses available.
A close-up of granola bars on wooden board.

You’re being duped: 10 ‘healthy’ foods that are actually terrible for you

You’re being duped: 10 ‘healthy’ foods that are actually terrible for you

We have no issue with the occasional fatty food. What we do have an issue with are the foods trying to masquerade as health foods. These are some examples.
Stellar Pizza's robotic pizza making machine.

How former SpaceX chef Ted Cizma is changing fast-casual with a pizza robot

How former SpaceX chef Ted Cizma is changing fast-casual with a pizza robot

The former chef of SpaceX is embarking on a futuristic new food project and he's got some advice on the future of the culinary arts.
A Sunkissed Caballera from Pushing Daisies.

Nashville has a hot new speakeasy and we’ve got their signature tequila recipes

Nashville has a hot new speakeasy and we’ve got their signature tequila recipes

Sam Fox is slated to open his first Nashville bar later this year. Pushing Daisies will feature tequila in its best margarita. And The Manual has the recipe.
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The ultimate guide to Argentinian barbecue, according to an expert

The ultimate guide to Argentinian barbecue, according to an expert

Learn all about making perfect Argentinian grilled meats, one of the most delicious barbecue styles in the world.
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The absolute best ways to eat these 10 incredible fall superfoods

The absolute best ways to eat these 10 incredible fall superfoods

Fall is full of muscle-building, disease-fighting, body purifying foods. Here are ten of them, their health benefits, and how to deliciously prepare them.
Broccoli.

The chromium benefits you should know about (and the best food sources for you)

The chromium benefits you should know about (and the best food sources for you)

Chromium isn't a nutrient most people pay attention to, so be sure to have these foods on your shopping list to reap the benefits!
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These 5 food staples are disappearing from stores (and may not return soon)

These 5 food staples are disappearing from stores (and may not return soon)

As climate disasters continue, pandemic conditions linger, and conflicts rage, high grocery prices may not be enough maintain these staples on shelves.
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5 incredible tequila recipes you’ve definitely never heard of

5 incredible tequila recipes you’ve definitely never heard of

Tequila can be used in so much more than just classic cocktails and these recipes are proof.
A lineup of frozen drinks.

A leading Boston mixologist gave us the perfect boozy snow cone recipe

A leading Boston mixologist gave us the perfect boozy snow cone recipe

A snow cone is only improved by turning it into a perfectly-balanced cocktail. Here's how.
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30 minute meals: 5 tasty game day snacks that are super simple to make

30 minute meals: 5 tasty game day snacks that are super simple to make

We've compiled a list of some of the easiest, most delicious, game day snacks that can be thrown together in about a half hour.
A glass of scotch and a glass of whiskey separated by a lit candle.

The American single malt whiskey is (almost) officially here

The American single malt whiskey is (almost) officially here

American Single Malt Whiskey is officially here, the newest category within the famous spirit. Here's what the means.
Ribeye caps topped with garlic and herbs cooked in a cast iron pan over charcoal.

What foods are high in iron? These staples will help you live a healthier life

What foods are high in iron? These staples will help you live a healthier life

Iron is a vital nutrient that benefits the body in numerous ways. Learn about some of the best foods to include in your diet to hit the daily requirement!
A couple of salted tequila shots.

Joven tequila: This new blend will make you rethink your stance on young tequila

Joven tequila: This new blend will make you rethink your stance on young tequila

Tequila is surging and there's a new category called joven. Here's what to know about the trending style.
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Is the future of American wine… Vermont?

Is the future of American wine… Vermont?

Vermont's winery scene is small but significant in the American wine landscape. Here's why.
A wildland firefighter works on putting out flames.

How you can help “Protect the West” with High West Campfire Whiskey

How you can help “Protect the West” with High West Campfire Whiskey

Seasonal Campfire bottles are here from High West Whiskey. Revenue will help to fight wildfires and “Protect the West” through conservation efforts.
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Embrace your inner basic bro: Learn how to make your own pumpkin spice

Embrace your inner basic bro: Learn how to make your own pumpkin spice

It's okay if you're basic: How to make pumpkin spice mix at home.
Cocktail from Chai

A Guide to Modern Chinese Drinks from an Expert Mixologist

A Guide to Modern Chinese Drinks from an Expert Mixologist

While not traditionally known for cocktails, a new wave of modern Chinese restaurant cocktails programs is changing that dynamic.
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The Best Weight Loss Meal Delivery Kits for Diets and Beyond in 2022

The Best Weight Loss Meal Delivery Kits for Diets and Beyond in 2022

If you're looking to lose some weight or eat a little healthier because of a more conscious body choice, these are all of the best meal kits to check out!
A vineyard near a lake in Ontario.

Canadian wine is better than you think: A tasty guide for this little-known gem

Canadian wine is better than you think: A tasty guide for this little-known gem

Canada has so much in its favor, from scenery to great cities. It also has a wonderful wine scene.
Sweet potato wedges.

9 Best Beta Carotene Food Sources to Include in Your Diet

9 Best Beta Carotene Food Sources to Include in Your Diet

Learn about nine of the best foods to include in your diet to ensure you're getting enough beta carotene on a daily basis!
A Starbucks iced coffee.

Starbucks Cold Brew Can Help Your Health (As Long As You Don’t Do This 1 Thing)

Starbucks Cold Brew Can Help Your Health (As Long As You Don’t Do This 1 Thing)

Gen Z loves cold brew coffee for the likes they get on social media, but this pick me up has a lot of health benefits, too.
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4 of the Most Expensive Tequilas in the World

4 of the Most Expensive Tequilas in the World

Want to show off to friends, family, and anyone who follows you on Instagram? Pick up a bottle of one of the most expensive tequilas available on the market.
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Level Up Your Backyard Barbecue With These Easy Tips From An Expert Pitmaster

Level Up Your Backyard Barbecue With These Easy Tips From An Expert Pitmaster

Summer's end means the last hurrah for backyard barbecues. Famed pitmaster Erica Blaire Roby offers expert tips for the perfect opening to tailgating season.
Preservation Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky.

This Kentucky Distillery Will Soon Offer Pot Still Bourbon (And We Can’t Wait)

This Kentucky Distillery Will Soon Offer Pot Still Bourbon (And We Can’t Wait)

Preservation Distillery — the one and only 100% pot-distilled producer in Bardstown, Kentucky, will elevate its small batch collection with 6-9 year aged brews.
Al Copeland and Popeye having fun.

Southern Food Favorites from Popeyes’ Founder: These Tasty Recipes Are Must-Try

Southern Food Favorites from Popeyes’ Founder: These Tasty Recipes Are Must-Try

Popeyes founder Al Copeland was also quite the chef. Here are some of the best recipes from his new cookbook.
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The Best Healthy Meal Kit Delivery Subscriptions for Achieving a Balanced Diet

The Best Healthy Meal Kit Delivery Subscriptions for Achieving a Balanced Diet

If you have been wondering about ordering meal kits, these are the best healthy meal kit delivery subscriptions you can find right now.
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A Guide to Lesser-Known Liqueurs to Liven Up the Party and Your Cocktail Game

A Guide to Lesser-Known Liqueurs to Liven Up the Party and Your Cocktail Game

Whether you're looking to add sweetness, spice, or just a good kick to your cocktails, here are some exciting and lesser-known liqueurs to try next.
BBQ Pitmaster and 2018 James Beard Winner Rodney Scott.

Rodney Scott’s BBQ Rubs Are The Spice Your Barbecue Game Needs

Rodney Scott’s BBQ Rubs Are The Spice Your Barbecue Game Needs

Barbecue pitmaster and James Beard Foundation Best Chef: Southeast, Rodney Scott, partnered with Spice House on blends for BBQ fans and backyard grillers.
Santa Teresa Rum barrels.

The Best Rum Cocktails to Make With All Of Your Favorite Rum Brands

The Best Rum Cocktails to Make With All Of Your Favorite Rum Brands

To celebrate National Rum Month, some of the world's best rum makers reveal signature cocktail recipes.
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Eggplant: So Much More Than an Edgy Emoji (Why It’s The Perfect Fall Food Staple)

Eggplant: So Much More Than an Edgy Emoji (Why It’s The Perfect Fall Food Staple)

Eggplant is a highly nutritious, absolutely delicious fall fruit (yes, fruit). Let's dive in and learn a little bit more about it.

The 10 Best Almond Milk Brands to Check Out

The 10 Best Almond Milk Brands to Check Out

Making dietary changes is a leap of faith. Check out our roundup of the best almond milk brands for 2022 to fuel your health and fitness journey.
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10 Foods You Should Be Eating If You’re Serious About Muscle Growth

10 Foods You Should Be Eating If You’re Serious About Muscle Growth

Muscle building requires proteins, carbs, and healthy fats. Combined with a good strength-building routine, these foods will work for optimal muscle growth.
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Why Foods High in Soluble Fiber Are Vital and the Best Sources For You

Why Foods High in Soluble Fiber Are Vital and the Best Sources For You

Soluble fiber dissolves in water and can assist in lowering cholesterol and glucose levels. Find out which foods can help do this.
Taco Bell's Mexican Pizza.

Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza Is Returning: These 6 Fast Food Items Should Follow

Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza Is Returning: These 6 Fast Food Items Should Follow

With the glorious reappearance Taco Bell's Mexican Pizza, The Manual reviews additional discontinued fast food items that we would welcome the return of.
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VFC’s Vegan Chicken Is Coming to a Store Near You (But It’s Not What You Expect)

VFC’s Vegan Chicken Is Coming to a Store Near You (But It’s Not What You Expect)

Vegan Fried Chick*n founders have a plant-based comfort food ready to take on the United States marketplace. Their goal? Saving chickens and filling bellies.
Frothy bulletproof coffee

Should You Drink Coffee While Intermittent Fasting? We Have Answers

Should You Drink Coffee While Intermittent Fasting? We Have Answers

Intermittent fasting has some rules to follow and only allows you to have certain items during the fasting period. What about coffee?
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Tequila Meets Wine: A Tasty Union (Yes, Really!)

Tequila Meets Wine: A Tasty Union (Yes, Really!)

Tequila and wine are forging a new union now that some producers are aging tequila in old wine barrels.