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Let's Make: Drinking Vinegars

Grandmothers the world round (or at least mine) know that apple cider vinegar is a cure-all that gives eternal life. I remember shots of it being consumed in the kitchen from an early age, but I never could get past that stong smell and develop a taste for straight-up vinegar. 

Luckily for me, there's an easy way to make vinegar taste awesome: by turning it into a drinking vinegar, also known as a shrub. (For a detailed discussion of what...

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Chinatown Roulette: Indonesian Pudding from Tepung Hunkwee cap Puhun Tjemara

When you go to Chinatown, you're morally obligated to buy strange and unfamiliar goods, then decipher (and eat) them back home. It's Chinatown Roulette!

Asia Market is a little more interesting than your standard-issue Chinatown grocer because of how much shelf space is dedicated to Southeast Asian goods. Indonesian, Malaysian and Vietnamese spices and mixes abound, making it a little more esoteric than most places you might stumble into.


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