Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Borborygmi

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Dec 19, 2012 2:31 pm

Hungry? Sounds like your stomach just told you, via a little rumble scientifically known as borborygmi.

Word of the Day: Eye

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Dec 18, 2012 2:31 pm

The potatoes have eyes, if you left them to their own devices for too long. Here's what they are and how to deal with them. 

Word of the Day: Nacre

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Dec 17, 2012 2:31 pm

Remember when you learned where pearls come from? Forget everything, they've been feeding you lies. And hopefully, oysters. But not the kind that produce nacre.

Word of the Day: Tsukemono

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Dec 14, 2012 2:31 pm

We'd hate to think there's a food culture on this earth that shuns the pickle. Thankfully we haven't really found one — in fact, one country is killing it. Ever had tsukemono?

Word of the Day: Tureen

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Dec 13, 2012 2:31 pm

Soup's usually not fancy. You can't just top it with caviar or foie and call it special. No, if you want to make an impression with this particular dish, you'll need a particular dish.

Word of the Day: Pullet

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Dec 10, 2012 2:31 pm

Pullet, you'll be a hen soon. And when you are, that's when breakfast time is.

Word of the Day: Boosic

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Dec 7, 2012 2:31 pm

We love celebrating with a few drinks, and it's even better when music's involved. If only there was a way to shorten that description to one word...

Word of the Day: Cackle Fruit

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Dec 5, 2012 2:31 pm

Is it pirate season yet? Unfortunately no, we're still waiting, but there's nothing better than some cackle fruit in the morning.

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