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Hey Chrissy Teigen, This Is the Secret Ingredient You Actually Need for Amazing Banana Bread

[brightcove:5042304041001 default] Model, cookbook author, and generally amazing human Chrissy Teigen needed brown bananas to make banana bread yesterday. And in typical Chrissy Teigen fashion, she decided to use Twitter for help sourcing them. It all began with a tweet yesterday afternoon: Motivated by this prize and the glory of delivering Teigen her essential brown bananas, the model's 7.53 million followers immediately began posting photos of themselves with the fruit. Some ignored the rules and tried to make the deal with yellow bananas, so Teigen had to get more specific. Twitter user @bymeg responded that she had five brown bananas, enough for Teigen to send her "assistant" (a.k.a. her mom, Vilailuck Teigen) to
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Best Foods to Stockpile for an Emergency

[brightcove:5430340238001 default] This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com. Fueling your body during an emergency is very different from your everyday diet. Because you’ll probably expend more energy than you normally would, you should eat high-energy, high-protein foods. And because you’ll have a limited supply, the higher-quality foods you eat—and the less of them—the better. “In a disaster or an emergency you want those calories,” says Barry Swanson, a food scientist at Washington State University. “You want some nutrients and some fiber—something to keep your diet normal.” “In an emergency, generally you tend to think of meeting more basic needs than
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The Difference Between an Instant Pot and a Slow Cooker

[brightcove:4812669665001 default] This article originally appeared on ExtraCrispy.com. I am asked on a regular basis how an Instant Pot is different from a pressure cooker or a slow cooker, and I am mildly offended on behalf of my Instant Pot. My Instant Pot can do many things, many beautiful things, and pressure cooking is just one of them. Slow cooking is another. Should I go on? Of course I will because I cannot help myself where Instant Pot is concerned.  If you have yet to join the cult, an Instant Pot is a programmable, multi-function electric cooker sold by the
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How to Get Free Coffee on National Coffee Day

[brightcove:4692300709001 default] This article originally appeared on ExtraCrispy.com. I don't care about most national food holidays unless I can get free food. And this National Coffee Day—which falls on Friday, September 29—I can get free coffee, which is even better than free food if you ask me. Some national coffee chains are serving up buy one, get one free deals, while others are offering discounts on beans. But a few companies are actually handing out coffee to whoever wants it, no purchase necessary.  So read on to find our where you can get free coffee on National Coffee Day this
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Halo Top Announces Their First Non-Dairy and Vegan Ice Cream Flavors

[brightcove:5043829761001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. I scream, you scream, we all scream for non-dairy ice cream! On Thursday, Halo Top, the low-calorie ice cream brand that’s been taking grocery stores by storm, announced they were releasing their first non-dairy and vegan flavors — seven of them to be exact. The new flavors are all recreations of the brand’s already successful pints including Peanut Butter Cup, Chocolate, Oatmeal Cookie, Sea Salt Caramel, Caramel Macchiato, Cinnamon Roll and Chocolate Covered Banana. The new line will be made using coconut milk, but don’t worry, Halo Top promises the new pints will taste
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Halo Top Announces Their First Non-Dairy and Vegan Ice Cream Flavors

[brightcove:5043829761001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. I scream, you scream, we all scream for non-dairy ice cream! On Thursday, Halo Top, the low-calorie ice cream brand that’s been taking grocery stores by storm, announced they were releasing their first non-dairy and vegan flavors — seven of them to be exact. The new flavors are all recreations of the brand’s already successful pints including Peanut Butter Cup, Chocolate, Oatmeal Cookie, Sea Salt Caramel, Caramel Macchiato, Cinnamon Roll and Chocolate Covered Banana. The new line will be made using coconut milk, but don’t worry, Halo Top promises the new pints will taste
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