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101 Best Slow-Cooker Recipes

You can trace the origins of the slow-cooker on paper back more than 80 years, but the truth is the inspiration for it came many years before that. In 1936, inventor Irving Naxon filed a patent for a device that was inspired by his grandmother’s cooking in Lithuania. After her local bakery hours were over, she’d slow-cook cholent (a traditional ...

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50 best potato recipes, mashed and beyond

As the world’s third most important crop, potatoes, which are grown in more than 100 countries around the world, can produce more food per unit of water than any other major crop, according to the International Potato Center. These impressive little tubers are indigenous to the Andes Mountains in South America, but they’ve spread around the world in just a ...

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Baltimore's best holiday cookie recipes for 2017

The Baltimore Sun’s holiday cookie contest is a longstanding tradition, but this year, we mixed things up a bit. As in years past, we asked readers to enter their original cookie recipes to be judged by our panel of cookie-eating experts. New this season, we sought recipes in four categories: decorated, for those who think their cookies are the prettiest ...

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