The Hottest New Thing in Yogurt Is Extra Hot — Grocery Trends

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For years the yogurt aisle has trended towards the sweet things in life, with flavors like key lime pie and containers of yogurt including packets of M&Ms. But in 2016, consumers looking to spice things up have some new options in the yogurt aisle.

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5 Important Things You Need to Know About Winter Greens — Tips from The Kitchn

When winter hits and you’re craving all the green things, look no further than the hearty leaves that dominate during cold months, like collards, chard, kale, beet, and mustard greens. These winter greens are extremely versatile and available in abundance. Here are five important things to know about making the most of this produce haul.

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10 Ways to Build a Snack Board with Stuff Already in Your Kitchen — Snack Your Way Through the Holidays

The beauty of the snack board is that it really doesn’t require much effort. You don’t have to cook anything to pull them off, and if you’ve aced the whole stocked fridge and pantry thing, you really don’t have to grocery shopping to put one together.

At the heart of these casual, snack-based dinners is the idea that you can stitch together your kitchen’s bits and pieces into a wholesome dinner. Which means snack boards are meant to be safe places for those little amounts of leftovers that just don’t make a meal themselves, or the scraps in your produce bin that have been forgotten about. Yes, you can make a great board right this minute from just a quick scan through your kitchen — because chances are, you already have everything you need. Here are 10 ways to utilize your pantry and refrigerator shelves to build a solid snack board for dinner.

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Welcome to Kitchn Travel! A Letter from the Editor — Travel

Friends, we’re hitting the road! This week marks the start of a long-planned and anticipated new wave of content for Kitchn: travel.

Travel? You might wonder about this. We’re a publication that above all else is devoted to helping you cook at home — joyfully, with confidence and empowerment. What does travel have to do with this?

Well, everything.

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​Gordon Ramsay Wants to Teach You How to Cook, Minus the Yelling — Kitchen Heros

Want an expert to teach you some cooking skills but don’t want to spend your entire life savings? Everyone’s favorite angry celebrity chef, Gordon Ramsay, has teamed up with San Francisco-based startup Masterclass to create an instructional video series that is meant to improve your cooking skills.

With 15 episodes and over four hours of content, students will learn a number of expert-level cooking techniques that Chef Ramsay has perfected over his 30-plus-year career. The series will also include a workbook and an online component where you can interact with the class and get selective feedback from Ramsay himself.

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​Bee-LT Sandwich, Anyone? Why We Could Be Eating Bee Larvae by 2050 — Food News

With Earth’s population set to reach nine billion by 2050, scientists and experts have been searching for alternative food sources to feed our growing population. Honey bee brood — or the larvae and pupae of drone bees — could be one of the world’s next great sustainable food sources, according to an essay published by the Journal of Apicultural Research.

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Denmark Opens Second Branch of Supermarket Selling Only Expired Foods — Grocery News

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Every year, over 700,000 tons of food are wasted in Denmark, which is why NGO DanChurchAid opened up a grocery store earlier this year selling expired — but safe-to-consume — foods for discounted rates in Copenhagen. The market, called Wefood, is doing so well that a second store has opened its doors for environmentally conscious shoppers.

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10 Things to Pair with Clementines for a Winning Snack — Snack Tips from The Kitchn

Come December, we’d wager every lunch box has a clementine or two tucked inside of them. Alone they are a near-perfect snack, packaged by nature to require no extra containers, and thin-skinned and easy to peel for little hands. When you add an extra ingredient to the mix, clementines become a snack-time superstar. From chocolate to nuts, here’s how to turn your clementines into a winning snack.

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7 Fast and Fancy Upgrades for a Snack Board — Snack Your Way Through the Holidays

The whole point of a snack board is to keep it extra simple and extra fuss-free, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give yours a little upgrade now and then. Add one or two of these ingredients — they are on the fancier side, but easy enough to find — to your snack board to jazz it up without even trying.

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This Is How the White House Does Christmas — Kitchn Goes to Washington

There’s only one house cooler than the White House this time of year: the gingerbread house that lives in the White House. Made of 150 pounds of gingerbread, 100 pounds of bread dough, 20 pounds of gum paste, 20 pounds of icing, and 20 pounds of sculpted sugar pieces, it’s a sweet sight to take in.

Of course, the actual White House is a close second, with plenty of festive decorations. This year’s holiday theme, The Gift of Family and Friends, refers to presents (of course) and also the true gifts of life (think: service, friends and family, education, and more). We got a tour earlier today — and now you get to take a look.

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