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What is Umami – A History of the Fifth Flavor

The history of umami, what it is, where it comes from, what it tastes like, and how Umami was discovered is a fascinating journey wrapped up in culture and chemistry.

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11 Things You Should Never Ever Try to Make in an Instant Pot

Instant Pots have completely taken over the world of cooking. Everywhere you turn someone has a new recipe that you absolutely gotta to try or is talking about how it saved their life. To help bring some sense to this craze we’ve put together a completely uncomprehensive guide of things you should never, ever make in your Instant Pot.

 

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