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Blondies vs. Brownies | What's Eating Dan? [VIDEO]

Blondies aren't just brownies sans the chocolate.

Published Aug. 13, 2021.

Dan digs into one of the most longstanding, hard-fought, consequential culinary rivalries of American cooking: That's right, brownies vs. blondies. Click below to learn about the history of these confections, dive into the scientific secrets that make each so craveable, and nail down the oft-debated facts of what makes a blondie a blondie.  

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