Is a Cork So Important?

In the world of wine, the whole cork vs. screw top debate is sort of a big issue. While corks have been used for just about 400 years, they’re not always the best way to seal a bottle of wine. Due to cork’s porous nature, there’s an issue of “corked wine,” which is a pretty common occurrence when the cork actually gets moldy, making the wine undrinkable. But cork has many pros too.
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How Do You Make Decaf Coffee?

If you are anything like the team at GourmetGiftBaskets.com, you can't wake up without your morning cup o' Joe! Or three or four cups...and maybe another one in the afternoon. For diehard coffee drinkers drinking decaf is practically sacrilegious! But plenty of people choose to drink decaf coffee. And if it comes from the same coffee beans how exactly do you take the caffeine out? 
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10 Strange Ice Cream Flavors

On summer days, there are few things we love more than cool, refreshing ice cream (preferably vanilla covered with rainbow sprinkles). But there are some flavors that couldn’t tempt us even on the hottest days of the year… 
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What's the Deal with Savory Cupcakes?

When most people think of cupcakes they envision chocolate and vanilla cakes with delicious and creamy frosting. Maybe even a few sprinkles if they are feeling festive! But for the last few years cupcakes have undergone a major makeover. Both The Wall Street Journal and Food and Wine said that savory cupcakes, specifically lasagna cupcakes (created by LA-based catering company Heirloom-LA), were the hot trend in baking all the way back in 2011. So it's out with the sweet and in with the savory! Here are some of the more interesting savory cupcake flavor combinations that we've found:
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