Here is a place for you to play with your food -- literally: enjoy, have fun with and celebrate food -- but don't worry, we'll still help you get dinner on the table every night.
These two Italian cheeses may look similar on the outside. But it's what's revealed on the inside that makes them so deliciously different.
Its name is a derivative of a Mayan word for "hair" and by the looks of it you can see why. But how do you eat a rambutan and what does it taste like?
Capicola is an Italian cured meat that comes from a pig's shoulder. It's thinly sliced like prosciutto, but has its own distinct flavor.
Caster sugar is a term you may have come across in a British baking book or website. But what does it mean really? And what sugar can you substitute for it?
With some ice cream and a little know-how, you can make a delicious milkshake right in your own kitchen.
These colorful, chalk-like wafers hit the market in 1847. But they certainly aren't the most flavorful of treats. So why are they the classic candy we love to hate?
Potatoes can be stored for a long period of time if they are stored correctly. Here's how to lengthen the shelf life of your spuds.
Scrambled eggs can't be beat for a quick and easy breakfast, lunch or even dinner.
Aaaah ... peanut butter. For some, it's a staple food. But how much butter is there in a tablespoon of the stuff?
Many recipes call for kosher salt rather than regular table salt. But does it really matter? And can you substitute table salt if that's all you have on hand?
During the winter, many Americans love a nice hot bowl of oatmeal. But people around the world eat porridge at different times of the day and in different ways. Here's how to make a perfect pot of porridge.
The word "hibachi" has its origins in Japan, where it translates to "fire pot."
You may see a recipe for Key lime pie and wonder how important it is to use Key limes rather than regular Persian limes. What's the difference between them anyway?
Roasted chicken is a simple dish that can be tough to execute. We'll show you how to do it properly.
Graham crackers were invented by Presbyterian minister Sylvester Graham as part of a radical 19th century diet. His goal? To curb joy and desire.
This syrupy sweet wine is synonymous with Passover and other Jewish holidays. So why is it popular with so many people outside the Jewish community as well?
Wagyu is among the most expensive types of beef in the world, but is it really better beef and, if so, why?
Yeah, anybody can hack up a watermelon, but what's the best way to cut one into presentable, uniform slices without cutting off your fingers at the same time?
Latkes are potato pancakes that are commonly eaten during Hanukkah. What's behind this delicious Jewish tradition?
It's not cream. And it's not creamy. But it is handy and inexpensive, and it'll give your food 'oomph.'
You might think prosecco and Champagne are the same because they both have bubbles, but you'd be wrong. So what's makes a quality prosecco?
If you've ever had sediment — or crystals — in the bottom of your wine glass or on a cork, you've had wine diamonds. Are they a sign of a bad bottle?
Xanthan gum is a flavorless food thickener that's been around for decades. Is it the pantry staple that's missing for your pantry?
You read that right. Frank's RedHot is the reason we now eat chicken wings. So what's the backstory? We'll tell you.
It's so easy to make boiled corn. All you need to make great corn is a pot of water and some salt.