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Every week we bring you our favorite posts on cooking and eating from our friends at Serious Eats. This week: a bowl of seriously beautiful noodles, a very thorough taste test of ginger beers and sodas, a bowl of lime soup, and another delicious dish of tofu.

Eat for Eight Bucks: Shanghai-ish Cold Noodles - Cheap, delicious, and beautiful.

The Serious Eats Ginger Beer Taste Test - Find out which ginger sodas made the cut.

The Pastes of Provence: Know Your Tapenade, Pistou, Aïoli, and More - A good introduction to the flavorful, easy pastes of Provence.

Dinner Tonight: Lime Soup (Sopa de Lima) - Looks refreshing and nourishing.

Seriously Asian: Tofu Dengaku - Miso-glazed tofu.

Previous Good Eats: Gyoza Maker and Why Wine in Plastic Cups Is a No-No

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