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Why Is My Homemade Vanilla Extract Bitter? Can I Fix It? — Good Questions

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Q: I made my first batch of vanilla extract using 750 ml of some very decent vodka and 15 or so slit vanilla beans. It steeped for eight weeks and today I tasted it. It definitely has vanilla flavor, but the more predominant flavor is bitterness and alcohol.

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Things We’ve Never Thought Of: Hanging Whisk Tealight Holders!

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For your Friday morning delight: why use a whisk to actually, you know, whisk things when you could suspend one (or three) from the ceiling and light tealights inside instead? This is kind of genius.

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Smart Snacking: Pack Veggies & Dip Together in a Jar — Tips from The Kitchn

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Dips are an easy way to jazz up raw vegetables and make your afternoon snack a little more substantial. And the easiest way to make veggies and dip an on-the-go snack? Pack them together in a jar!

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Well-Styled Coffee Stations — Apartment Therapy

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From Apartment Therapy → Well-Styled Coffee Stations

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Help Me Find My Favorite Ice Cream Treat from the 1970s! — Good Questions

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Q: I'm looking for information or a photo of my favorite ice cream treat of all time. It was an orange sherbet bar coated with chocolate on a popsicle stick and it was around in the 70s. The packaging was orange with dark brown writing, and it was known as a Brownie Bar or perhaps an H Bar. I knew it as a Brownie Bar. Do you know if this product still exists?

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7 Snack Stations and Setup Ideas For Organizing Snacks at Home — Kitchen Organization Inspiration

How do you store snacks at home? Do you have a system to keep them organized and easily accessible for your kids? Or is it more of a free-for-all in the pantry? If you're in need of inspiration for how best to wrangle snack packs and treats, take a cue from these snack stations and setups!

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