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Seattle in Four Recipes: An Edible Welcome Mat — Cook the Town: Seattle

When I moved to Seattle more than a decade ago, a tiny part of me was worried. I'd heard of the rain, of course — never mind that the stats told me Seattle gets less rain than New York, Boston, or Washington, DC. What really concerned me was the chill. Seattleites have a reputation as sometimes cold, unfriendly folk. But from the moment we touched down, we've felt the opposite.

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This Is What a Food Video Would Look Like if Quentin Tarantino Made One — Food Media

I would bet you $10 right now that if you scrolled through your Instagram or Facebook feed you would probably find a video that depicted some sort of delicious recipe. It's easy to get lost for hours down a YouTube rabbit hole watching someone decorate a cake, or sling a pizza. But for as much time as you probably spend watching these videos, I bet you've never seen anything quite like this before: Last month food artist and director David Ma envisioned food videos as cinematic works of art.

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Here’s Why You Should Never, Ever Leave A Plastic Water Bottle In Your Car — Food News

If you're guilty of leaving water bottles in your car, whether it be clutter or a backup source of hydration, then it's time to quit the habit. Firefighters are warning drivers about the hazard that clear water bottles pose.

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3 of the Most Organized Kitchen Command Centers We’ve Ever Seen — Storage Smarts

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When you have kids, keeping everyone (and all their stuff) organized can feel like a full-time job. Between grocery shopping, appointments, after-school activities, permission slips, and art projects, there's a serious need for a landing zone for all that stuff. If you're not careful, that landing zone might just turn out to be your kitchen island.

The solution? Craft up a clever "command center" that has a place for everything so you stay organized and on top of things from the start. Take inspiration from one of these ingenious (homemade!) solutions.

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How To Clean Your Kitchen Sink — Cleaning Lessons from The Kitchn

I consider myself a pretty clean person, but I have to say that every time I start researching an article, I discover another totally filthy place that I haven't been cleaning. In this case, it's the kitchen sink. It actually harbors even more bacteria than your toilet bowl. And if you, like me, thought that it got clean as you wash the dishes every day? Well, you are sadly mistaken.

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Did You Know Your Instant Pot Can Do This? — Tips from The Kitchn

With the option for lightning-fast pressure cooking, slow cooking, sautéing, and making a killer batch of chicken broth, the Instant Pot is the do-it-all multi-cooker that has been winning hearts and stomachs everywhere. In addition to its seven functions, there's something even better and more convenient that it can do, and it might just be the thing that saves dinner when planning does not go as expected. Can you guess what it is?

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