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Favorite Gluten-Free Finds of 2015

  By Gabriele Boland Being gluten-free, it’s quite difficult to try new foods with any spontaneity. There’s so much we can’t have,
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Every Day is Freedom Day

I wasn’t actually going to write an article for today. It was just going to be a series of pictures
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Spork Resolution Update: Oklahoma Cheeses

Visits home to Oklahoma are always a golden opportunity to prey upon a parent’s indulgent instincts. My family sees me
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True Confessions: Overrated Foods

I didn't cook all weekend. I’ve been paying others to cook with my friends in Boston, and we’re all pretty content
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Tough Goodbyes: My Last Days with Bakery Lorraine

In less than a week, my boyfriend and I are picking up and moving from San Antonio to Jersey City,
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Snob of the Week: Beer Snob

I live right next to a store called Liquor World. They claim to have everything including an extraordinary selection of
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Snob of the Week: Brownie Snob

As Silver Spork News' resident Chicagoan, I was asked to write an article about being a Chicago pizza snob, because
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Snob of the Week: Coffee Snob

Much like the first of the snob series, I don't know how much of a coffee snob I really am.
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Snob of the Week: Cheese Snob

When I came up with the idea to profile a cheese snob, I did so with a distinct image of
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Swad Pepper Banana Chips Review

With the resurgence of smoothies and oil-free baked goods (like my Avocado Banana Bread), bananas have become irreplaceable in our
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Give Blood!

Every year the American Red Cross hunts me down and floods me with letters. They’re always on the same topic
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The Battle of the Burgers: In-N-Out vs. Five Guys

As a born and bred California lady, I feel it’s my obligation to align with #TeamInNOut. The franchise has yet
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The Downfall of Decaf

My parents are very into coffee. My mom drinks it at all hours of the day, and my dad drinks
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Confessions of a Caffeine Addict

There's something to be said about your coffee intake when your psych student sister sends you a diagnosis from the
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Little Caesar’s Bacon-Wrapped Pizza Review

This is the end for me. I’m afraid I’ve finally found the limits of my body. I’ve never been a stranger
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Galentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has become a very singular holiday in our culture. If you aren’t a young sexy straight person, the
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The Great Doritos Review

Let me paint you a picture, ladies and gentlemen. Imagine, for a moment, that you're in college, watching the big
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New Year’s Resolution: Shop Small Business

With a new year comes the drive towards following up with one life-changing New Year Resolution—of course, if you’re a
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Spork Resolution Update: Work Cheeses

When I started my cheese resolution a couple of weeks ago, I had low hopes for myself. I have trouble
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The Great Debate: Coffee or Tea, Round One

We understand how hard mornings can be, Sporkers. So what's your morning boost? Coffee or tea? I'm sure the Silver Spork
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New Year’s Resolution: Become an International Gourmand

So how about those New Year’s resolutions? The Silver Spork News staff has high hopes for this year and I’m
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New Year’s Resolution: Cheese and More Cheese

I’ve had a love affair with cheese for most of my life. While I was growing up, cheese was such
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New Year’s Resolution: #Snack2015

A guy once told me he liked to graze on three to four cookies over the course of three hours
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New Year’s Resolution: Rise of the Sprouts

The New Year is here, which means it's time for resolutions. Resolutions that will be long gone by tomorrow. Since food
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New Year’s Resolution: Let’s Get Real, Food Pyramid

Something magical happened when I made the transition from living with my parents to living on my own.  I realized
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New Year’s Resolution: Become a Wine God

I’ve been really behind on basically everything this year. You know: buying birthday presents hours before you’re supposed to send
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The Importance of Food Markets

In my hometown I’m a frequenter of farmer’s markets, flea markets, and just about anything else you can attach the
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