Don't be afraid of prepackaged foods, use them to your advantage. Learn how to use prepackaged foods to make a quick meal when unexpected guests arrive or incorporate them into a dish for shortcut cooking.
Even if you can't tell the difference between a potato peeler and a paring knife, chances are there's some type of canned food in your kitchen pantry. And having a good mix can be beneficial to you. See more »
We may take canned food for granted. Certainly, there's nothing simpler than popping open a can of chicken soup and nuking it in the microwave for dinner. But we owe this dinnertime solution to French chef Nicolas Appert. See more »
You can't judge a book by its cover, but can you judge a brand of pasta by the box it comes in? Food packaging makes an environmental, marketing and nutritional impact. What are the basics of the jugs, bags and boxes? See more »
Even before Louis Pasteur made his breakthrough with pasteurization way back in 1862, science has had a close relationship with food. And that relationship continues to this day with modern food science. See more »
If you're a smart grocery shopper, you can hit the market once a week for perishables and stock up just a few times annually for canned and boxed goods. These perennial items have long shelf lives, but will one last longer? See more »