Author: Pamela Vachon

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If you must put pineapple on your pizza, at least use the right cheeses

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  Pineapple pizza haters, you may want to stop reading now. Pineapple is an excellent pizza topping, bringing sweetness and additional acidity to what is basically …

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The French secret to amazingly delicious cakes

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  “When in doubt, add a splash,” begins the section on sourcing spirituous ingredients in Aleksandra Crapanzano’s Gâteau: The Surprising Simplicity of French Cakes. In Gâteau, …

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Does your red wine need to be chilled just a bit?

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  When summer turns to fall and we welcome back light red wines after a season of refreshing whites and rosés, the question is frequently begged: …

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The best sparkling wine you’ve never heard of

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  When you think of Italian sparkling wine, probably Prosecco comes to mind first, which isn’t surprising, given its massive production output and tremendous marketing efforts. …

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Do these hangover remedies really work?

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  We all know what a hangover feels like, but to figure out how to get beyond that keen sense of suffering, it’s important to understand …

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Hangover remedies: What works, what doesn’t & why

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  We all know what a hangover feels like, but to figure out how to get beyond that keen sense of suffering, it’s important to understand …

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Yes, you can (and should!) pair wine with fried chicken!

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  Champagne—and its sparkling wine derivatives—pair well with everything, full stop. The high acidity of the wine causes you to salivate so that your mouth begs …