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Tax Tips for Bloggers

When it comes to blogging and taxes, “Taxgirl” — who has two graduate degrees and an internship at the Internal Revenue Service — sums it up nicely: while blogging...

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An Introduction to Shoyu

The first time I experienced soy sauce was at a Chinese restaurant in across the street from Queens Center Mall. My aunt would take the family there for family meals. I loved it. Being...

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The Fork

Although the precise eating methods of historical cultures are rarely discussed, the fork was a pivotal addition to dining. Before the fork came along, most diners ate with their fingers...

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How to Soften Day-Old Bread

Blanca came back from a meeting a few days ago and stopped by one of my favorite bakeries. It’s Bakeri in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Their bread is just like the baguettes in France...

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Potato Types

I think there’s not one person in the world that dislikes potatoes. They may be the ultimate comfort food. When I lived in Colombia I saw a myriad of varieties of potatoes. This...

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Oil Basics

We’re all familiar with oils. They are essential to cooking. An oil is basically a fat that remains liquid in room temperature. What I like most about oils is that each type can act...