Food and Recipes

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.


Turmeric is having a moment right now as the spice du jour for promoting wellness and treating all kinds of conditions from arthritis to depression to indigestion. Does science back these claims up?

Not everything is enhanced by being kept in your refrigerator. These five foods definitely do better outside it — here's why.

Your favorite yogurt could have more sugar than a 12-ounce can of soda. So, is it even healthy?

From as early as the 7th century, people have been eating this concoction of shaved ice, sweetened condensed milk and, yes, red beans.

American viewers of the hit "The Great British Baking Show" might be confused by the challenge for "Biscuit Week." We break down how the American biscuit is vastly different from the British version.

Nothing goes better with a cup of coffee than a sweet cupcake. But do you crave the two together or does that cup of joe actually make you hungry?

Lobster has long been associated with luxury and fine dining. But could newly imposed Chinese tariffs change that?

Who hasn't had their delicious green guac turn into brown slime overnight? Here's how to save it.

Michelin's iconic dining guide rates the best restaurants in 30 countries and four continents. But how did a tire company start rating restaurants?

And a simple biscuit recipe to go along with it.

Coconut oil has either been lauded as a superfood that can cure a multitude of things or a fat-monster best avoided like the plague. What's the truth?

Booza is one of the oldest kinds of ice cream in the world, but this stretchy treat is bizarre news to most of us.

In 2017, bottled water surpassed soda as Americans' favorite drink. How did water, something we get for free, become a multi-billion-dollar business?

How did this dish become so associated with the American South and yet so beloved all over the world?

The number of Americans living in food deserts has decreased, but there's still a long way to go before everyone has access to healthy food.

Chernobyl affected European wines. Fukushima seems to have affected at least a small slice of California wines. The question is how much?

Unless it's fresh-squeezed (and even then) juice is loaded with sugar, often as much as a can of Coca-Cola. So why do we still tout it as healthy?

It's not just people with an affinity for hot sauce. The real answer will probably surprise you.

The U.S. government ban on artificial trans fats went into effect on June 18, 2018, but includes a one-year extension for certain additives.

The famed pancake chain is now a burger chain? What is happening?

Yep – cockroach milk is being touted in some circles as the next non-dairy milk substitute. But, seriously, OMG.

Lemonade has a long and storied history, from its beginnings in ancient Egypt all the way to current 21st-century pop culture.

Barbecue season is upon us in all its mouth-watering glory. What's your BBQ IQ? Find out with this quiz.

Cities across the U.S. are dealing with contaminated tap water. How can we know that the water we are drinking is OK?

More than 230 teams will compete at the 2018 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, also known as Memphis in May.