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Costco Churros Are Coming Back — with One Tiny Upgrade
Groceries
The updated version trades the traditional straight ridges for twisted grooves, giving all the cinnamon and sugar sprinkling even more places to hide.
Jan 26, 2021
The 5 Most Popular Products from Trader Joe’s in 2020
#1 isn't surprising at all.
Jan 25, 2021
Here’s What Mold to Buy for Making Hot Chocolate Bombs
It's only $11.
Jan 22, 2021
Watch the Trailer for Nadiya Hussain’s NEW Baking Show on Netflix
Mark your calendars for February 12!
Jan 20, 2021
Trader Joe’s Says They Will Pay Their Employees to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine
Instacart and Dollar General have also taken the extra step to make getting the vaccine an easy choice for their workers.
Jan 15, 2021
This New Pod Machine Is Basically a Keurig, but for Ice Cream
Tools
You can also make frozen yogurt, frozen coffee, frozen smoothies, and frozen cocktails.
Jan 14, 2021
We’re Completely Mesmerized by This Technique for Poaching 30 (!!!!) Eggs at Once
It’s both extremely confusing and totally understandable why everyone seems to be talking about this video by J. Kenji López-Alt that teaches you how to poach 30 eggs at once.
Jan 13, 2021
How to Safely Get Your Girl Scout Cookies This Spring
You need to try the new cookie!
Jan 12, 2021
Ben & Jerry’s Is Coming Out with Two NEW Frozen Desserts Just for Dogs
Groceries
The best way to a person’s heart is through their stomach, but the second-best way might just be through their dog.
Jan 11, 2021
The Quintessential ’90s Dessert, Viennetta Ice Cream Cakes, Returns to Stores After 30 Years
Truly, no childhood sleepover was ever cooler than if you got to eat your slices of Viennetta in front of TGIF or SNICK.
Jan 7, 2021
10 Wildly Delicious Recipes We Couldn’t Get Enough of in 2020
As we prepare to leave the worst of 2020 in the rearview mirror, these are the things we plan to keep: the most helpful, delightful, and delicious recipes we made this year.
Dec 29, 2020
5 Life-Changing Egg Tips We Learned in 2020
Who can forget the "tornado" omelette technique?
Dec 28, 2020
The 5 Smartest Tricks We Learned from TikTok This Year
Toaster-Dillas!!!!!!
Dec 23, 2020
The 10 Ways Ina Made Our Lives Better in 2020
From a simple tip for the best chocolate cake, to her "easiest appetizer ever" recipe, Ina never lets us down.
Dec 21, 2020
We Can Hardly Wait for This East Fork Pottery Collaboration with Samin Nosrat to Drop in January
The color Samin created is called Pinto and East Fork describes it as “a muted mauve that makes a really beautiful backdrop for food.”
Dec 21, 2020
The Only Stocking Stuffer 2020 Deserves
The party python is a nearly eight-foot-long gummy snake, weighing almost 27 pounds.
Dec 15, 2020
Chrissy Teigen’s Dreamy Gift Guide Makes Me Want to Swan Around in a Bathrobe While I Eat Thai Food
The best Christmas gift would be hang out with Chrissy, but this is a close second.
Dec 14, 2020
A Small, Smart Tip for the Best-Looking Latkes
It apparently takes less time than traditional methods, too.
Dec 10, 2020
The Top Grocery Trends for 2021, According to Instacart
Overall, they say that wild days of baking and quarantine comfort foods will fade away.
Dec 10, 2020
The IKEA Catalog Is Dead. Long Live the IKEA Catalog.
After 70 years, the company announced on its website that it will cease printing and distributing the hard copy and digital version of its famous catalog.
Dec 7, 2020
I See Your Holiday Cookie Box, and Raise You a Cookie WREATH
Cookies are *so* much better than balsam.
Dec 4, 2020
David Chang Wins $1 Million for Charity on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” Reboot
Chang is donating the money to Southern Smoke, a Houston-based charity currently helping hospitality workers during the pandemic.
Nov 30, 2020
The Least Busy Time to Go Grocery Shopping, According to Google
Good to know for the holidays!
Nov 19, 2020
Ina Garten’s Smart Idea for a Homemade Holiday Gift
In a recent video for the New York Times, Ina Garten discussed some of the kitchen tools and ingredients she adores, including her "favorite" kitchen item — her homemade vanilla extract.
Nov 18, 2020
The Most Popular KitchenAid Stand Mixer Color in Every State
If you live in Washington, you probably have the "Blue Velvet" stand mixer.
Nov 18, 2020
2020 Is the Worst. Forget About Gingerbread Houses and Make Charcuterie Chalets Instead.
Swap out your licorice light posts and gumdrop garages for prosciutto paths and salami stairs.
Nov 17, 2020
10 Sweet Gifts for Anyone Who’s in Love with Their Le Creuset Dutch Oven
Shopping
The Le Creuset Dutch oven teeters on the verge of being not just a pot but a lifestyle.
Nov 16, 2020
The CDC’s Guidelines for Celebrating Thanksgiving This Year as Covid Cases Surge
The CDC suggests having a small dinner with only your household, preparing food and delivering it to family and neighbors in a no-contact way, and having a virtual dinner with shared recipes.
Nov 13, 2020
This Is What Every Single Birthday Cake Needs from Now On
There’s a way to blow out candles without creating a potential public health disaster.
Nov 13, 2020
I Bet You Can’t Look at This “Popular” Thanksgiving Sides Map Without Getting Angry
Maine apparently enjoys a "side salad" for Thanksgiving.
Nov 11, 2020
Jennifer Garner Shares Her New Favorite “Life-Changing” Kitchen Tool
If you love cast iron, this is a must.
Nov 10, 2020
The “Roasty, Toasty, Smashable” Garlic Confit the Internet Can’t Stop Talking About
If you like garlic, this will change your life.
Nov 9, 2020
5 Incredibly Calming Cooking Videos to Watch Today, of All Days
You're stressed. I'm stressed. Let's watch something other than the news for five minutes.
Nov 3, 2020
Demand for Baking Goods Is Up 3400% as Shoppers Stock Up for Winter
Among the hardest things to get, says an Albertsons executive, are cleaning sprays, wipes, hot dogs, and of course the poster child for pandemic shortages, flour.
Oct 29, 2020
Ina Garten Shares Her Most-Used Kitchen Tool
This week Ina Garten made an appearance on the Radio Cherry Bombe podcast, where she chatted with Kerry Diamond about her new cookbook, her time working in the White House, and her most-used kitchen tool.
Oct 28, 2020
The Drama in This Slow Cooker Facebook Group Is Set to HIGH
An admin post in the group absolutely throttles the people who feel they are “crockpot masters” and thus “elevated beyond helping new crockstars.”
Oct 27, 2020
Deli Meat Is Responsible for Multi-State Listeria Outbreak, Says CDC
10 people have been hospitalized, and one person has died.
Oct 26, 2020
The Absolute Best Late-Night Breastfeeding Fuel Is Noodle Kugel
"Cold from the fridge, the congealed cheese held it together so I could tear into it ravenously, like a frat boy attacking a sandwich with a single hand so he didn’t have to pause his beer pong game."
Oct 26, 2020