This hazelnut-chocolate spread looks like the iconic Nutella, but it tastes more richly of hazelnuts, says Chris Kimball. Anthony Tieuli/America's Test Kitchen hide caption

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(From left) Strawberries and cream gelato; peanut butter ice cream sandwich; dirty mint chip. Brian Leatart/Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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(Top left, clockwise) Macmen N' Cheese; chocolate ramen; udon and egg. (Bottom row) Ramen fritatta; cannellini beans and spinach; and southwest taco from the book Rah! Rah! Ramen. Sara Childs/ Courtesy of Interactive Direct hide caption

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The pillars of Caribbean cuisine, framing the front of a streetside stall. Ellen Silverman/Courtesy of Media Masters Publicity hide caption

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Sue Conley (left) and Peggy Smith, co-founders of Cowgirl Creamery, prepare their chilled leek and asparagus soup with creme fraiche and fresh ricotta at Cowgirl Creamery in Point Reyes Station, Calif. Tim Hussin for NPR hide caption

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A cheese-and-cracker snack is sustenance during the hard work of packing up the kitchen. And after you've moved, a meaningful meal can help make your new place feel like home. Amy Morgan/NPR hide caption

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When leaving the oven, these "money buns" look like they're made of gold. Alexandra Grablewski/Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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"The egg is a lens through which to view the entire craft of cooking," says food writer Michael Ruhlman. Donna Turner Ruhlman hide caption

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