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How Apple Pie Became an Iconic American Dessert

The phrase "American as apple pie" leaves out the dish's complicated history as an English dessert made of fruit that originated in Asia.

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The Best Ways to Reheat Pasta So It Still Tastes Good

Discover the best ways to reheat pasta including reheating it in the oven, reheating it on the stove, and reheating it in the microwave.

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What Are Bacon Bits Made Of? | Mental Floss

Some so-called bacon bits are 100-percent vegan. Here's what really goes into the shelf-stable convenience food item.

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Why Do We Call Coffee ‘a Cup of Joe’? | Mental Floss

What’s the origin of the word 'coffee'? And why do we call coffee 'a cup of joe'? Let's find out.

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We Tried 10 Bottled Waters and This Tasted the Best | MyRecipes

While none are as cost-effective and eco-friendly as a reusable bottle, this is the brand you should buy in a pinch.   

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From Toblerone to Kit Kat, why the shape of your chocolate bar matters more than you think

There has been a lot of fuss this week about Nestle’s attempts to trademark the shape of its Kit Kat bars – and also about Toblerone’s decision to revert to its original shape after experimenting with a new one.

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Are We Done Hating Brunch? | The New Yorker

Sadie Stein writes about the resurgence of brunch in popular culture.

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The reasons why food tastes better in a bowl than on a plate — Quartzy

Eating out of a bowl makes us feel healthier and more virtuous, like our best selves. Here's why.