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Get Adventurous and Try These Five Edible Snails

Walk into any French restaurant, and you’re sure to see dishes featuring escargot on the menu. The most traditional preparation of escargot, which means “snail” in French, involves simmering the snails in wine, butter, garlic, and herbs. Once cooked, the chef places the...

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A Beginner's Guide to Sake

If you enjoy sushi or ramen, you probably pair your noodles or rolls with sake on occasion. But how much do you really know about the Japanese alcohol, whose worldwide popularity has grown considerably in recent years? If craft beer isn’t to your...

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Foreign Fruits You’ve Never Heard Of

We know there are questions around travel amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read our note here You might think that your local grocery store has a great selection of fruits imported from around the world, but the world is a strange place. There...

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The Best Candy You Can't Find in the U.S.

We know there are questions around travel amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read our note here Everyone loves candy. It doesn’t matter if you’re four or 92 years old, the sweet, sugary goodness of a candy bar just can’t be beat. America might...

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6 Essential Brazilian Dishes You Have to Try

We know there are questions around travel amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read our note here As the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil often tends to march to the beat of its own drum. The country has developed its...

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A Definitive Guide to the Bánh Mì Sandwich

Sandwiches are such a staple in so many cuisines that it's hard to imagine what life was like before they existed. According to history, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, John Montagu the compulsive gambler, was playing a game of cards in 1762 with...

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5 Asian Noodle Dishes You’ve Never Tried

Asia is the birthplace of noodles. For thousands of years, Asians have been perfecting recipe after recipe — creating an impossible number of dishes that most of the world has never tried before. Put down your lo mein noodles and try out some...

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Are English Muffins Really From England?

As an American breakfast staple, the English muffin has been around since the late 1800s. It was invented by a man named Samuel Bath Thomas. You might recognize that his last name still graces the packaging of Thomas’ English muffins today. So, are...

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How 10 Classic American Foods Were Invented

American food always seems to take abuse from other countries that take pride in their own culinary expertise. Call it unhealthy or uncultured, but you can’t say it isn’t delicious. Here are the origin stories of 10 classic American dishes. S’mores Credit: Kelly vanDellenShutterstockIt...

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The Oldest Known Recipes in the World

What does modern life have in common with the life our early ancestors lived? With technological advances and creature comforts, there’s no way that life can be anywhere near what it was thousands of years ago, right? It turns out that many of...

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8 Exotic Spices You’ve Never Heard Of

Spices are essential to elevating the taste of the food you cook. Your local grocery store can help you find some of these spices, but it’s by no means an exhaustive list. Here are eight exotic spices you’ve never heard of to...

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