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How Come Garlic Is So Darn Delicious Yet Causes Such Nasty Stink Breath?

Personally, I love shoveling piles and piles of garlic into anything I cook because it’s basically the ingredient of the gods — aromatic and tasty, it makes any dish taste better. I know plenty of other people out there share that love, but there’s another thing garlic lovers share: A hatred of the resulting deathbreath that makes you want to never speak to another human again for fear of killing them with a whiff of it. So how can something so tasty cause such a stink? [More]

Don’t Put Your Bread In The Fridge & Other Important Food Storage Tips

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We’ve all got a somewhat innate sense of where to store the foods we eat in our modern cultures — you’re not going to stick your ice cream in the pantry and expect it to stay frozen, or freeze your fresh apples. But what about butter — countertop or refrigerator? Should I really use that “eggs” slot on the inside of my fridge door? Answer us, oh kitchen gods! [More]

Peel A Head Of Garlic In 10 Seconds

Peel A Head Of Garlic In 10 Seconds

Peeling garlic can be a pain in the tuchus but here’s a method for peeling a whole head of garlic in less than 10 seconds. Really! [More]

Iowa Town Uses Garlic Salt To De-Ice The Roads

Iowa Town Uses Garlic Salt To De-Ice The Roads

The roads in a certain Iowa town are deliciously garlic-y. They’ve been using garlic salt to de-ice the streets.