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A Living Encyclopedia of Food.

Our mission is no less than to demystify the kitchen and is so doing render complex techniques simple and define the mundane as well as the obscure for all to use.

But we need your help. So if you have some specialized knowledge about anything from apples to zucchini or if you know a thing or two about the history of Pyrex then by all means share the wealth.

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Frozen Fish

Frozen fish can be a good thing so pay no heed to the myth that fresh is necessarily best. Think about it. Fish is often caught way out in the ocean by a trawler that’s out to sea for weeks at … [more]

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Bagel

Made famous by a Jewish baker in Vienna in 1680s who presented them to the king in honor of his victory over the Turks. The bagel derives its name from the Yiddish word bugel, which describes a round … [more]