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The Best Spiralizer for Making Vegetable Noodles

Submitted by admin on Mon, 01/07/2019 - 09:12

When I was tasked with testing vegetable noodle makers—aka “spiralizers”—I was hesitant. Growing up with a Chinese father, I primarily ate an Asian-inspired diet that included a lot of rice. But on special occasions, I had another option: noodles. And like most kids, when given the choice between rice and noodles, I’d always pick noodles. Noodles, in this case, meant ramen, lo mein, soba or egg and I loved them all—and still do. I was afraid that vegetable versions of my beloved noodles couldn’t come close to my enjoyment of the starchy originals.

Editors' Picks: Our Best Gift Ideas for Every Budget

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From big-ticket items worth the splurge to $20-and-under stocking stuffers, these stellar gift ideas are sure to wow everyone on your Nice List.

How to Choose the Best Coffee Maker for You

There's no one best way to make coffee. It all comes down to personal preference (and, honestly, what you want to see on your kitchen countertop every day).

To choose the style of coffee maker that's right for you, first assess your coffee personality then check out our picks at the price point that's right for you.

Related: 9 Rules for How to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee

What Is the Best Way to Store Fresh Berries?

Submitted by admin on Mon, 05/07/2018 - 13:30

Fresh berries are the most delicious during the summer, so haul in the bounty! They're one of the most perishable fruits, so it pays to know how to store them.

Related: 21 Easy Summer Berry Dessert Recipes

Remove fresh berries from their container and sort them as soon as you can. Eat any gently bruised ones right away—they're super-ripe and the tastiest. Compost any that show signs of mold.

Your Kitchen Spring-Cleaning Checklist

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Few things are more satisfying than a clean and organized kitchen.