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.
String cheese is a super popular snack with kids and adults. And it's stringiness can be a bit baffling, too.
They're convenient and sort of free, but do ketchup packets last forever?
A wave of consumers have switched from diet soda to seltzer water in an effort to stay away from artificial sweeteners. But can consuming a lot of fizzy drinks (even if they're unsweetened) do harm?
Its smell is notorious. But get past that and the jackfruit is versatile, easy to grow and packs a nutritional punch that's hard to beat.
This tropical fruit, grown all over the tropics, has lots of health benefits. Even its leaves get in on the act.
Sassafras has a long history of culinary, medicinal and aromatic use, but safrole, a toxic compound found in its essential oils, has been banned by the FDA because of its potential carcinogenic properties.
Citric acid is added to everything from food to medicines to cleaning supplies. Although it occurs naturally, it's mostly manufactured from black mold. But does that mean we need to be worried?
Fried cheese curds are ooey, gooey and oh-so-delicious!
Cold brew coffee is coffee that's cold. And brewed. Right? Yes, but there's way more to it than that.
Forests in the city? A growing collection of urban edible forests aims to put a dent in world hunger and food insecurity.
Did you love cereal as a kid? Do you still love it? Discover how much you do with our cereal quiz.
Raw milk is actually blamed for foodborne illnesses across the United States, and it's illegal to sell in several. But is it really warranted?
Alcohol producers in the U.S. aren't legally required to include nutritional labeling on its products the same way soft drinks and other food products are. For now, that is.
Canned foods are super convenient, but there's often a stigma attached to serving them. Is that warranted?
Ice cream made with insect milk? A start-up in South Africa hopes you'll say, "Yes please!"
Once just an afterthought of the beer industry, today's nonalcoholic beer is tasty and outpacing the alcoholic stuff globally by two to one.
Ruby chocolate is a growing worldwide sensation, but the exact recipe and processing techniques are closely guarded secrets.
They all taste good but they don't mean the same thing.
Poutine is just fries, gravy and squeaky cheese curds — how did it get to be Canada's national dish?
Grocery store tomatoes are all but flavorless anymore. A group of scientists is out to bring the ripe, red taste of summer back.
This banana has soft, sweet flesh and tastes a lot like vanilla custard or ice cream. One scoop or two?
HowStuffWorks heads to Atlanta's Varsity drive-in to learn about the historic restaurant's car hops, and chat with Frank Jones, a car hop that's worked there for nearly 65 years.
The three salmon preparation methods all have similarities, but they're are intensely different.
Some Polish scientists created a calculator that can give you the perfect proportions for 14 different international types of pancakes.
Every year during 'Cookie Season,' you're likely to be approached by some very cute girls with some very business-like sensibilities, asking you to buy some very delicious cookies. How much do you know about the Girl Scout cookie tradition?