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Your Manhattans and Dirty Shirleys Need These Fancy Cocktail Cherries

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Garnish your favorite drink or, hell, just eat them straight out of the jar. https://www.bonappetit.com/story/best-cocktail-cherries-maraschino

Kalpasi: The Black Stone Flower spice of Southern India

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Latin : Parmotrema perlatum English : Black stone flower, Kalpasi Sanskrit : Shaileyam Tamil : Kalpasi, Marapasi Malayalam : Adal Poove, Celeyam, Kalpuvu  Kannada : Kalahu, Kaluhuva Marathi : Dagad Phool Hindi : Pathar ka phool, Dagad Phool  Urdu : Riham karmani  What is Kalpasi? Also known as ‘ black stone flower ‘,  kalpasi  is a species of  edible lichen  that grows on trees and rocks and is used as a  spice in Indian cuisines . Not to be confused with another ‘ stone flower ‘ –  Didymocarpus pedicellatus  – which is a real flower found in the Himalayas and used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat urinary tract infection. Kalpasi looks black and brown on one side and white on the other. They are very fragile, and quickly disintegrate, thus require really careful handling. How do you use Kalpasi? Looking at the etymology of the name  ‘kalpasi’  and the geographically distribution of its usage, the use of the black stone flower seems to have originated with the  Dravidian-speaking cultures

Everything You Need to Know About the Daily Harvest Lentil Crumbles Scandal

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What happened to sick customers, what legal action is happening, and what to do if you\'ve eaten them too. https://www.bonappetit.com/story/daily-harvest-lentil-crumbles-faq

Moscow Mule

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With spicy ginger beer, vodka, and lime juice, a Moscow Mule is a cocktail for all seasons—and one that’s remarkably easy to prepare at home. https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/moscow-mule

Curried Tomato Sandwich

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Sandwich your summer tomato bounty between mayo-slathered slices of fried bread sizzled in curry powder. https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/curried-tomato-sandwich

This Candy Is the Only Thing That Helped My Terrible "Paxlovid Mouth"

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The antiviral treatment for COVID left a monstrous taste in my mouth. Cinnamon candies were my savior. https://www.bonappetit.com/story/cinnamon-candies-paxlovid-aftertaste

Starbucks' Bleak New Chicken Sandwich Proves We Don't Need More Chicken Sandwiches

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The latest brand to jump on the chicken sandwich wars leaves us feeling sweet and empty https://www.bonappetit.com/story/starbucks-chicken-sandwich