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Ben and Jerry's Celebrates Marriage Equality with Newly Named Ice Cream
Ben and Jerry's Celebrates Marriage Equality with Newly Named Ice Cream

Last week, the Supreme Court made history by legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide. Since then, citizens and corporations have applauded and celebrated the decision. One of the most delicious celebrations came in the form of ice cream: Ben and Jerry’s renamed their Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream I Dough, I Dough in honor of the groundbreaking announcement.


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Ugly Veggies, Tasty Food: Easy & Healthy Vegetarian Recipes
Ugly Veggies, Tasty Food: Easy & Healthy Vegetarian Recipes

Poor root vegetables. They're not the cutest, and they're never picked first for the dinner plate. We can hear them now, crying as shopper after grocery store shopper passes them by en route to the onion, tomato, and cucumber bins. "Pick me, pick me!" they say, hoping against hope that someone will pluck them from obscurity and make them the star of the show.


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Steal This Party Idea: Make a Piñata for Grown Ups
Steal This Party Idea: Make a Piñata for Grown Ups

Remember how much fun piñatas were as a child? Standard issue birthday parties, barbecues, and summer picnics turned into the best fiesta ever when the piñata came out. But just because you're all grown up doesn't mean you can't bust out - and bust up - a piñata at your next celebration. We guarantee your friends would love to see one at your 4th of July barbecue.


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9 Ceviche Recipes to Up Your Summer Seafood Game
9 Ceviche Recipes to Up Your Summer Seafood Game

Ceviche is one of the few dishes that, even in the dead of winter, can make you feel like it's 90 degrees and sunny. Its freshly caught seafood and acidic ingredients (think lemons, limes, and vinegar), give it a brightness and tang that scream summer.


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Family Travel: 7 Best Foodie Vacations for You AND Your Kids
Family Travel: 7 Best Foodie Vacations for You AND Your Kids

So you say you're a foodie? What about your kids? These days, cruise ships, hotels, spas, and even Disney World, are packaging foodie vacations for families that favor foraging, cooking, and all things culinary.

Here are a few of our favorite family-friendly food vacations. Happy trails!

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How to Grill a Perfect Steak in 5 Simple Steps
How to Grill a Perfect Steak in 5 Simple Steps

Love a good steak but haven't quite perfected your grill skillz? No worries. We asked Tim Love, chef and owner of popular Texas restaurants Lonesome and White Elephant Saloon, among others, for his secret tips for grilling the perfect steak. Here's what he had to say.

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7 Latin Candies We Loved When We Were Kids (and Still Do!)
7 Latin Candies We Loved When We Were Kids (and Still Do!)

June is National Candy Month! But while we're happy our favorite food group - yes, candy is a food group! - is finally getting its due, we have a question: When is it not National Candy Month?

Don't bother answering. Instead, take a walk down memory lane with this collection of our editors' favorite Latin candies. (And then tell us yours!) Chupa chups anyone?


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Celebrate Int'l Cachaca Day with Sexy Sips that Highlight the Brazilian Spirit
Celebrate Int'l Cachaca Day with Sexy Sips that Highlight the Brazilian Spirit

Once a virtual unknown in the spirit world - and by spirits, we don't mean ghosts - cachaça is now served in bars from Bahrain to Boise, Idaho. A distilled spirit made from sugarcane juice, it's the best selling liquor in Brazil. And with good reason: sweet with earthy and smoky notes, it's delicious and potent.


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7 Funny Puerto Rican Phrases To Use In the Kitchen (and To Shout at NYC's Puerto Rican Day Parade)
7 Funny Puerto Rican Phrases To Use In the Kitchen (and To Shout at NYC's Puerto Rican Day Parade)

Every culture has its weird sayings. Don't believe us? Consider this: "A bird in the hand is better than two in the bush." Say what?

Puerto Ricans have them, too, of course. The only difference is that Puerto Rican refrains are ha-ha-ha-larious. Here are a few of our favorite funny Puerto Rican quotes about food. Warning: loosen your apron strings before reading. Side effects include belly-busting laughter. 


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Spice It Up: How to Cook with Sazon (Plus Recipes!)
Spice It Up: How to Cook with Sazon (Plus Recipes!)

Like your food with sazon? Prefer knockout flavor to nuance? If you answered yes, get ready to get happy. Today's food holiday is your tastebuds' naughty dream!

June 10th is National Herbs & Spices Day, and in its honor, we're profiling our fave Latin seasonings and highlighting the recipes that show them off. (Because a pinch is never enough!) Buen provecho!


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