Alex Orlov
Alex Orlov

Alex is a food staff writer. She can be reached at aorlov@mic.com.

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April 19, 2017

This packaged THC helps you make perfectly dosed edibles out of practically anything

THC-infused guacamole? Ramen? Matzo ball soup? The options are limitless.

April 19, 2017

This edible, invisible "peel" helps produce stay fresh for up to five times longer than normal

This could help fix our food waste problem in more ways than one.
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April 18, 2017
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April 17, 2017

Starbucks' Nitro Cold Brew just got its own special lid to elevate your coffee experience

Take your appreciation for this creamy cold brew to new heights with a fancy new sipper.
April 17, 2017

I compared tax software with an accountant. Here's what I learned.

How does tax software compare to the advice of a CPA?

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April 15, 2017

Arkansas judge blocks state from using lethal drug on death row inmates

Two prisoners were scheduled to be executed with the drug on Monday.
April 14, 2017

Sexual abuse at elite boarding school went on for almost 50 years, report says

Choate Rosemary Hall in Connecticut is holding itself accountable for decades of misconduct.
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April 12, 2017

What does activated charcoal do? Rob you blind, that's what.

You're told the stuff will clean your insides, but is it really worth its hefty price tag?
April 11, 2017

Gordon Ramsay compared Indian breakfast to prison food — and Twitter came for him

Ramsay's known for criticizing food photos, but some think this was taking it too far.
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April 10, 2017

The secret ingredient in this beer? Baseball bats used by MLB pros

Now this is a real curveball.

April 7, 2017
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April 7, 2017

The science behind why chocolate and peanut butter make an irresistible match

Food's most celebrated power couple, demystified.
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April 6, 2017

Taco Bell has a hidden vegan menu — here are the 10 best dishes to order

A couple of ingredient swaps makes Taco Bell a vegan haven.
April 4, 2017

Here's how to make Mcdonald's 'Mulan' Szechuan Sauce from 'Rick & Morty'

"We never say never," a McDonald's rep said in a statement about a possible re-release.
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April 4, 2017

New foods taste better on vacation. Here's why.

Even picky eaters throw caution to the wind when they're in a new place.

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April 4, 2017

Meet the padcake: A fried Korean dumpling stuffed with spicy pad thai

Thai and Korean staples meet for one really, really indulgent delight.
April 3, 2017
April 3, 2017

12 ways coffee makes you a better person

Coffee is great — and it makes you great.
March 31, 2017

You can now buy Girl Scout cookies on Amazon — but there's a catch

Do-si-dos, Thin Mints, Trefoils and Tagalongs are on Prime.