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Win Your Picnic with the Toothpicnic (VIDEO)

Effective picnicking isn't as easy as it looks in the Williams Sonoma catalog, but The Toothpicnic technique will be your friend from steak to cake. More

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Improving Falafel with the Waffle Falafel Sandwich (VIDEO)

Falafel sandwiches are great in theory but problematic in practice. They have too many bites without falafel, and a pita is a poor sandwich base. Chef Einat Admony of Taim Falafel and I find a better way. More

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How To Eat Pizza: The Travolta, The Inside-Out Fold, and More (VIDEO)

I demonstrate some innovative pizza slice consumption techniques, including The Travolta and The Inside-Out Fold. New York pizza legend Patsy Grimaldi is not impressed. More

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Falafel Philosophy: The Shape, Consumption, and Meaning of Falafel

Katie Quinn of NowThis News joins Dan to discuss falafel sandwichization, the problems with the pita, ideal accompaniments, and whether the ball really is the best shape. Then they have a major revelation. More

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Weird Al Promises 30% Increase in Burrito Quality With This Tip

When he joined us for an episode of The Sporkful a few weeks ago, "Weird Al" Yankovic shared a revolutionary tip for burrito improvement. More

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Trongs: Great Step Forward, or Scourge on the Eatscape?

Trongs let you pick up finger foods without getting your hands messy. Watch the video and tell us where you stand on this device! More

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We Demand An Ice Cream Cone Improvement Movement (AUDIO)

There's one moment when the standard ice cream cone becomes special, when the ice cream partially melts and cascades into the chasm below. But that moment is far too short. Eater Matt has an eatovation that lengthens it. More

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Mathematically Perfect Nachos: A Great Advance, Though One Concern Persists

Gizmodo offers a major advance in nacho technology, but is there a hidden danger? More

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Thanksgiving (or Christmas) Leftovers in a Mason Jar (VIDEO)

Here's a great way to pack up Thanksgiving leftovers for your guests that will ensure that guests and bald eagles will be happy for generations to come.  More

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Eater Mark Explains How to Get Crispy Skin in Microwaved Baked Potatoes

Microwaving potatoes presents issues. Not only does it seem a disturbingly long time to leave anything cooking in a microwave, but the results are subpar. Eater Mark offers a technique that sounds bizarre, but just might work. More