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Learn the ground rules for making a flaky pie crust from scratch, from choosing the right ingredients and equipment to learning how to blind bake your dough. My method for pie dough is as bare bones as they come. Made with equal weights of butter and flour, the recipe all comes down to technique. In […]

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“Is there meat in that?” For tourists who don’t understand Czech, identifying food products in a Prague market that are vegetarian – and especially vegan – can be difficult. It’s not just a local issue: vegetarian Czech shoppers at a German supermarket, for instance, are likely to be met with the same quandary. While some […]

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You think you’re making all the right moves, so why aren’t the pounds melting off? You might be making these crucial mistakes. Wait, isn’t the point of a diet that you are supposed to cut calories? Yes, but according to registered dietitian and author of Belly Fat for Dummies Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDE, it’s only one piece of the […]

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