Who Donated This 46-Year-Old Can of Soup to a Food Bank? — Food News

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What do the consistently brilliant Amy Poehler, reformed Funky Buncher Mark Wahlberg, and a can of Heinz Ready-to-Eat Kidney Soup have in common? They were all born in 1971. But only one of them was put in a cardboard box with some other outdated canned goods and given to a Welsh food bank — and no, it wasn't Marky Mark.


The Best Grocery Store Snacks You Can Find in Britain — Grocery Snacks

When I first moved to the U.K. in 2005, I spent much of my time navigating store aisles, Googling ingredients, figuring out metric measurements, and taste-testing new products, especially of the snacking variety. That last bit was one of the best parts of expat life.

America may be known for its junk food, but Britain knows snacks too. And although they might not have every seasonal flavor of M&Ms, the Brits have chocolate candy that will make you wonder if M&Ms should even share the same shelf. Their potato chips (or crisps, as they call them) come in some wacky flavors, and even the traditional salt and vinegar chips make the substandard version you've been eating pale in comparison.


Twitter Is Totally Freaking Out Over This Eggplant Bacon Video — Food News

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Eating bacon is one of life's great pleasures. A crispy, salty, smoky slice of perfectly cooked bacon is pure joy. People apparently feel very strongly about it, too, because a new video demonstrating how to make eggplant taste like bacon is making the rounds on social media, and a lot of people are furious.


The 6 Best Slow Cookers, According to Our Readers — Shopping

It seems like there are as many slow cookers on the market as there are slow cooker recipes on the internet. How do you know which slow cooker is best to buy? There are so many to choose from! We have four different models just in our photo studio!

So how can you tell which Crock-Pot is worth your money? You could take a chance with an Amazon bestseller, or you could do what we did and crowdsource Kitchn readers. We asked you guys on Facebook to tell us what slow cookers you all have (and love!) at home. These are the ones that came up again and again.


Costco’s New Emergency Kits Can Feed Four People for an Entire Year — Shopping News

Big-box stores like Sam's Club and BJ's already fuel your bulk-shopping and pantry-stocking addictions — you know, so you don't run out of any essentials when you need them most. But Costco is taking this to an entirely new level by offering customers an entire year's worth of food.


6 Dinner Strategies for Parents Short on Time — Dinner with Kids

If there were ever an award worthy of giving a parent, it would be for one feat: delivering a nutritious meal to the table on time. That's especially true for me, given my 90-minute commute home from work, two children (a 3-week-old and 3-year-old) and a wife who does plenty else besides also taking on the cooking duties.

Over the years, I've developed a number of strategies to get a good dinner on the table. Here's how I do it.


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