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Last week during Easiest, Fastest, Best Week, we tested, debunked, and argued for and against the best, fastest, easiest recipes, tips, and hacks floating around (but mostly on the internet).

Here's the fastest-ever rundown of what happened:

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The Internet's "Best" Isn't the Best (Shocker)

Is This the Best Sweet Potato Fry Recipe on the Internet?
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Is This the Best Sweet Potato Fry Recipe on the Internet?
What Google Can’t Tell Us About "the Best" Philly Cheese Steak Recipe

What Google Can’t Tell Us About "the Best" Philly Cheese ... by Ali Slagle

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What You Miss Out On When Baking the Internet's "Best" Brownie Recipe

What You Miss Out On When Baking the Internet's "Best" Br... by Ali Slagle

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Is This the Internet's Best (Damn) Chili?

Is This the Internet's Best (Damn) Chili? by Ali Slagle

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Is Paula Deen’s Fried Chicken Recipe the Bestest of Them All?

Is Paula Deen’s Fried Chicken Recipe the Bestest of Them ... by Ali Slagle

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Is "Best" Now the Worst Way to Describe a Recipe?
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Is "Best" Now the Worst Way to Describe a Recipe?

Life-Changing and Life-Destroying Tips & Hacks

2 Home Hacks We Debunked, and 4 That Get The Job Done

2 Home Hacks We Debunked, and 4 That Get The Job Done by Amanda Sims

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We Tested 21 Viral Internet Food Hacks—& Some Really Do Work!

We Tested 21 Viral Internet Food Hacks—& Some Really Do W... by Sarah Jampel

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17 Wacky-But-Wonderful Tips from Alton Brown's Newest Book
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17 Wacky-But-Wonderful Tips from Alton Brown's Newest Book
30 Kitchen Tricks That Really Save Us In a Pinch

30 Kitchen Tricks That Really Save Us In a Pinch by Lindsay-Jean Hard

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How the Term "Food Hack" Went Completely Out of Control

How the Term "Food Hack" Went Completely Out of Control by Sarah Jampel

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Contrary to Internet Reports, You Cannot Defrost a Steak in Five Minutes
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Contrary to Internet Reports, You Cannot Defrost a Steak in Five Minutes

Literally Everything Else

How Mark Bittman Became the Man Who Cooked Everything
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How Mark Bittman Became the Man Who Cooked Everything
How the Easy-Bake Oven Has Endured 53 Years and 11 Designs

How the Easy-Bake Oven Has Endured 53 Years and 11 Designs by Mayukh Sen

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Why I Won’t Pick the Season's Best Cookbooks

Why I Won’t Pick the Season's Best Cookbooks by Ali Slagle

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Experts Say: These are the Hardest-Working, Most-Versatile Pantry Ingredients
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Experts Say: These are the Hardest-Working, Most-Versatile Pantry Ingredients
21 Magical, One-Pan, 3-Minute, Really Good, Extremely Moist Genius Recipes

21 Magical, One-Pan, 3-Minute, Really Good, Extremely Moi... by Kristen Miglore

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Foolproof Recipes Don't (& Can't) Exist

Foolproof Recipes Don't (& Can't) Exist by Maria Zizka

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Elite Yelpers are Not Trying to be Professional Restaurant Reviewers
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Elite Yelpers are Not Trying to be Professional Restaurant Reviewers

What topics that we didn't cover would you still like to see? Tell us in the comments below!


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