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Sure, you eat within the dark confines of a movie theater (and arguably more than you would in any other venue), but how often do you pay special attention to what’s being eaten on screen? Over the last two decades, sandwiches in particular have played a starring role in some of the country’s most notable films.

While many American cities offer seemingly limitless options for all sorts of global cuisines, of course nothing beats eating what you’re supposed to be eating in the very place you’re supposed to be eating it. Say "hello" to the sandwich.

This vegetable is such an enigma that it is called a romanesco cauliflower in the US and Canada, a romanesco broccoli and a romanesco cabbage in Germany.

By Kelly Rossiter

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Tapas have come to mean almost any type of appetizer or finger food, but that doesn't mean they aren't hearty enough to be a full meal. Here are five Spanish tapas recipes that will have everyone saying delicioso at dinnertime.

By Alison Cooper

Casseroles are delicious and relatively easy to make. But they're not always quick. So what do you need to punch out a tasty dish that'll feed your family but won't force you to stay in the kitchen cooking all night?

By Ellen Stockstill

Black beans are a versatile, tasty ingredient in soups, salads, chili and even brownies! Here are 10 things you can make with a can of black beans.

By Natalie Kilgore

Finger foods are perfect mealtime options for the days when a fork and knife seem like way too much trouble. Learn more about five of our favorite easy, family-friendly finger food options!

By Alia Hoyt

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The world is your oyster when it comes to salads. You can use almost anything you want, and it's ready in minutes. These five essentials will make your prep time a snap.

By Sara Elliott

On weekday nights, most of us just want an easy crowd-pleasing dinner. So before you order a pizza or make your thousandth box of mac and cheese, check out these five ideas for quick and light meals.

By Alison Cooper

Frozen food can be an asset to anyone who doesn't have time to cook an entire meal. So why not freeze some dinners to reheat at a later date?

By Jill Jaracz

Long known and loved as "the other white meat," pork is every bit as versatile as chicken. Pork chops, in particular, are delicious, healthy and easy to prepare in any number of ways. So what's the fastest way to take them from fridge to plate?

By Alia Hoyt

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Between work, school, homework and household chores, sometimes it's a wonder that our families get fed at all. But these 10 dinners are nutritious and delicious without being a major time suck.

By Emilie Sennebogen

If you know how to make croutons you can add a delicious crunch to your salads and soups. Learn about how make croutons in this article.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

Rock candy has been a special treat for children and adults for generations, and is very easy to make. Read this article to learn how to rock candy.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

You're wondering how to slow cook pork ribs in the oven. Read on and find out how to slow cook pork ribs in the oven.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

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Although grilling shrimp may appear to be intimidating, all you really need is a grilling basket. You can learn more about how to cook shrimp on the grill by reading this article.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

Whenever you prepare shellfish on a grill, pay attention so that it doesn’t get overcooked. Learn more about how to grill lobster tails in this article.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

Just because the packaging claims it's healthy doesn't mean the food is low in sodium. We've got 10 recipes to keep the salt at bay and your health in check.

By Stefani Newman & Emilie Sennebogen

You've picked tomatoes from your garden and made a scrumptious homemade sauce on your stove. But the consistency just isn't right. Don't worry; there are a ton of ways to thicken up your sauce.

By Sara Elliott

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Steak is a classic eyes-bigger-than-your-stomach food. Most people think they can finish the huge juicy goodness of a 24-ounce steak, but more often than not, they can't. What do you do with all of the leftover steak?

By Sara Elliott & Gallagher Flinn

Few people will dispute the fact that foods like French fries and pancakes are best eaten hot from the deep fryer or griddle, but some day-old foods actually taste better than fresh ones. Which ones made our list?

By Alia Hoyt & Danielle Fisher

If you eat the kind of salsa that comes in jars, you're missing out on a world of fresh flavors and spices that accompany the homemade variety. From sweet, juicy mangoes to spicy peppers, these salsa recipes tantalize the palate.

By Gallagher Flinn

Cooking can be quite a challenge, and for many guys, it's just easier to let others do it or live off food that comes pre-prepared in boxes, cans and bags. But you'll feel awfully proud when you get to call out "Soup's on!"

By Chris Obenschain

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Ketchup's not just the perfect complement to a plate of hot, salty fries. It also serves as the base for some truly delicious savory sauces that aren't just for kids.

By Shanna Freeman

Comfort foods made a splash after two world wars and the Great Depression took their toll on the United States. Meatloaf, mashed potatoes and casseroles entered the menus of households across the country, as did the comfort food king: mac and cheese.

By Emilie Sennebogen