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Porrón
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Tools

Porrón

The traditional way to send a stream of wine straight to your mouth.
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Pickleback
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Pickleback

A bar sharing a basement with a pickle place led to an unusual drink.
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Fry Sauce
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Ingredients & Condiments

Fry Sauce

It's so much more than just mayonnaise and ketchup.
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Yule Log Cake
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Sweets

Yule Log Cake

These holiday cakes link Christmas to the Norse god of lightning.
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Sugar on Snow
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Sweets

Sugar on Snow

Where maple sap flows, all one needs to make taffy is snow.
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Shrub
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Shrub

Before refrigeration, mixing fruit with sugar and vinegar extended its shelf life and made for a tasty drink.
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Necco Wafers
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Sweets

Necco Wafers

Produced since 1847, these classic New England candies almost disappeared in 2018.
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Cemetery Cider
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Cemetery Cider

Each batch begins with an apple tree overlooking Samuel Morse's grave.
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Steam Beer
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Steam Beer

The unique style born out of the California Gold Rush blends the crispness of a lager with the flavor of an ale.
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Fresh Hop Beer
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Fresh Hop Beer

These seasonal brews gets made with an ephemeral ingredient.
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Grisette
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Grisette

Make like a 19th-century Belgian miner and cool off with this refreshing ale.
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Dutch Baby
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Prepared Foods

Dutch Baby

Fluffy, crispy, and large enough to share, it's no ordinary pancake.
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Sourdough Starter
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Ingredients & Condiments

Sourdough Starter

A century-old organism creates some of the world's best bread.
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Chopped Cheese
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Prepared Foods

Chopped Cheese

This staple sandwich of Brooklyn delis has become a symbol of gentrification.
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