Breads & Grains should be the biggest part of your daily diet according to the new USDA food pyramid. Learn why breads and grains are so important and how they work.
Is American wheat different than European wheat?
There are different types of wheat, but are they separated based on region. Learn if American wheat is different from European wheat at HowStuffWorks. See more »
What are ancient grains?
Ancient grains can bring new flavors to your plate while providing healthy, whole grain goodness. Learn more about ancient grains. See more »
Is all of today's wheat technically artificial?
Wheat takes the heat for gut problems, painful joints — even cancer. Is it because today's wheat is artificially produced? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »
How Quinoa Works
Quinoa is a nutritional superstar that's a common substitute for rice. Why is quinoa so hot? Learn all about quinoa at HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Myths About Gluten
Gluten myths abound. Get the scoop on gluten and find out if it is good or bad to have in your diet with these 10 gluten myths. See more »
More than Matzo: 10 Other Yummy Unleavened Breads
Unleavened bread is one of man's first prepared foods, and it survives today in many forms. Get these 10 yummy unleavened breads recipes. See more »
10 Easy Bread Recipes
It's hard to beat a loaf of freshly baked bread. Check out our top 10 easy bread recipes and learn how to make this basic food to enjoy. See more »
In the 1,400 years since the pretzel was invented, bakers have come up with a wide variety of shapes and flavors. Read this article of pretzel facts. See more »
What is Masa Harina?
Masa harina is a traditional Mexican flour used to make tortillas. Learn more about masa harina here. See more »
Read this article for answers to common rice questions. Learn about the different types of rice and get tips for cooking rice perfectly every time. See more »
Loading more content
When, and Why, Did America Start Calling Its Citizens 'Consumers'?
A Worldwide Olive Oil Shortage May Be Looming
5 Things You Didn't Know About Cocktails and Bartending
See More Headlines »