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Checking out a new city? Searching for the best places to get a whiskey in your hometown? Don’t know how to pick out the freshest shellfish when you go to the market? If you are looking for the best places to find your favorite food or drink or you’re simply looking to expand your skills in the kitchen or behind the bar, these guides will make you look like an expert.

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10 insanely clever kitchen hacks you need to start using

These are a few of our absolute favorite food hacks, tried and tested, that will save you time and stress, and maybe earn you a few extra compliments.
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Bourbon 101: An Intro to America’s Spirit

A Quick Guide to Biodynamic Wines.

A Quick and Easy Guide to Biodynamic Wines

The 10 Best Chef’s Knife for Every Type of Cook

A Guide to Going Vegan, It’s More Than Just Food

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What is Sous Vide Cooking? Chef Tyson Ho Lets Us in on the Details

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8 of the Best Knife Sharpeners for Every Kind of Blade

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How to Deep Fry a Turkey Without Killing Yourself in the Process

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Everything You Need To Know About Wagyu Beef

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How to Cook Steak in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

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What Is Caviar? The Most Common Questions Answered

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The 7 Best Cuts of Steak to Buy and Tips on How to Cook Them

How to Smoke Meat Like a Pro: Everything You Need to Know

How to Smoke Meat Like a Pro: Everything You Need to Know

Prepare to be the next pitmaster with our comprehensive guide on smoking — a traditional cooking method that rewards you with tasty, flavorful slabs of meat.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Gathering Your Own Shellfish

A Beginner’s Guide to Gathering Your Own Shellfish

Whether you're looking for clams, mussels, oysters, it's important to know how to gather your own shellfish (and what you need to do it).
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For a Grown-Up Spin on a Slushy, Try A Mangoneada

For a Grown-Up Spin on a Slushy, Try A Mangoneada

Mangoneada, also known as chamango or mangonada, is a Mexican dessert-cum-cocktail that is fresh, vibrant, and perfect. Here's how to make it.
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How to Grill Fish: A Quick and Easy Guide to Getting it Right Every Time

How to Grill Fish: A Quick and Easy Guide to Getting it Right Every Time

For some expert tips on how to grill fish, we turned to Josh Carter, Executive Chef of Nola41 in Nantucket, MA.
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Helpful Wine Terminology so You Sound Like You Know What You’re Talking About

Helpful Wine Terminology so You Sound Like You Know What You’re Talking About

Get acquainted with the sprawling world of wine with these helpful words. Even if you didn't know a thing about wine before, you will after reading this guide.
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Say Cheese: Your Guide to the Most Popular Cheeses in America

Say Cheese: Your Guide to the Most Popular Cheeses in America

In this day and age, it can be argued that the most American food might just be cheese -- a staple that American cuisine can’t live without.
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How to Cure Prosciutto at Home

How to Cure Prosciutto at Home

If you've ever wanted to make your own prosciutto at home, you've come to the right place. With a little time and patience, it's possible.
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What Is the Keto Diet? Here Are the Down and Dirty Basics

What Is the Keto Diet? Here Are the Down and Dirty Basics

What is the keto diet? And moreover, what do you eat on it, does it work, and how ripped can it help us get?
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How to Cook Game Birds

How to Cook Game Birds

Chicken and turkey may be popular poultry items but there's a whole family of delicious game birds out there worth exploring.
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The Burger Show’s Alvin Cailan Shares His Burger-Making Secrets

The Burger Show’s Alvin Cailan Shares His Burger-Making Secrets

The Burger Show's Alvin Cailan knows a thing or two about what it takes to make a perfect hamburger.
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Understanding the Difference Between Dry Hop and Wet Hop Beers

Understanding the Difference Between Dry Hop and Wet Hop Beers

The difference between a dry-hopped beer and a wet-hopped beer isn't quite as obvious as it seems, but the results are almost always tasty. Here's how to distinguish the differences and some beers to try from each.
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How to Cook with Nutritional Yeast

How to Cook with Nutritional Yeast

Cooking with nutritional yeast is an easy way to add nutrients and a cheesy, plant-based creaminess to dishes and snacks. Check out these tips from functional medicine dietitian Brigid Titgemeier.
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Whiskey Stones vs. Ice: Which is Better for Your Drink?

Whiskey Stones vs. Ice: Which is Better for Your Drink?

How cold is too cold for your whiskey? Uncover the pros and cons of whiskey stones and ice.
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Getting to Know Rhum Agricole, Rum’s Grassy Sibling

Getting to Know Rhum Agricole, Rum’s Grassy Sibling

Like many lesser-known spirits, rhum agricole is having its moment. A close relative of rum, it's made with fresh-pressed sugar cane juice rather than molasses.
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A Guide to Slivovitz, Eastern Europe’s Favorite Brandy

A Guide to Slivovitz, Eastern Europe’s Favorite Brandy

Slivovitz is an Eastern European brandy made from plums that is good as a shot or in a cocktail. Here's what you need to know about the spirit.
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Pisco Cocktails are the Refreshing Balm You Need for the Dog Days of Summer

Pisco Cocktails are the Refreshing Balm You Need for the Dog Days of Summer

Pisco, a brandy from Chile and Peru, is the perfect cocktail ingredient for summer. Here's why you should pick some up and what to do with it.
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Grappa 101: A Crash Course on the Italian Pomace Brandy

Grappa 101: A Crash Course on the Italian Pomace Brandy

If you've ever asked yourself "what is grappa," we have answers. Here is everything you need to know about the Italian pomace brandy. We chatted with Feroce sommelier and beverage director Pietro Caldarelli to learn more about the robust Italian digestivo.
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How to Age Fish at Home (and Why You Should Try It)

How to Age Fish at Home (and Why You Should Try It)

You're heard of aging beef and curing pork, but you can also age fish to give it a better texture and flavor. Here's how to age fish at home.
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An Introduction to the Brett IPA and 3 Beers to Try Right Now

An Introduction to the Brett IPA and 3 Beers to Try Right Now

Adding Brett to an IPA seems counterintuitive and for good reason. Even experienced brewers find Brett to be an elusive agent that can cause unexpected consequences. And for a style lauded for its fresh flavors, is “horse blanket” really something you want to throw into the mix?
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Homebrewing 101: An Introduction to Extract Brewing

Homebrewing 101: An Introduction to Extract Brewing

There’s no need to tackle the most complex processes right away or invest in a ton of expensive equipment. Ease yourself into the world of homebrewing and set yourself up for success by using a malt extract kit.
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Dubbel the Fun: A Guide to Monastic Beer

Dubbel the Fun: A Guide to Monastic Beer

Belgians and beer go way, way back. For the monks, the tradition is well over 1,000 years old and born of much more than just a great way to cope with a fairly isolated religious branch. However, you don't have to take any vows to drink these delicious brews.
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A Quick and Easy Guide to Scotch Regions and Their Whisky

A Quick and Easy Guide to Scotch Regions and Their Whisky

For a whisky to be called Scotch, one rule must be followed above all else: the whisky must be aged in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years. Once you know the No. 1 rule, it's important to become familiar with the six different Scotch regions, each with their distinct styles and taste profiles.