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.
Want a Perfect Cuppa Joe? Roast Your Own Coffee Beans
Nanaimo Bars Are Canada's Super Sweet No-bake Treat
It Wouldn't Be Tabasco Sauce Without the Red Stick
Spread Holiday Cheer With a Good Mulled Beer
What Is Candy Corn and How Is It Made?
Why Restaurants Are So Loud These Days
Butter Boards Are Creaming Charcuterie Spreads This Season
5 Ways to Open a Can Without a Can Opener
What's the Difference Between Instant and Active Dry Yeasts?
5 Fall Foods You Can Forage in Your Own Neighborhood
Sardines: The Stinky Little Fish You Should Be Eating
The Maqui Berry Isn't Just a Superfood; It's Also a Superfruit
Why Does Your Wine Bottle Have a Dent in the Bottom?
How to Eat Dragon Fruit
The French Baguette Receives UNESCO World Heritage Status
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America just can't do without Mexican avocados. And the Mexican cartels want a piece of the pie.
They're two popular types of long-grain rice, both with roots in Asia. But what makes them different from each other?
By Alia Hoyt
Winter squashes are abundant this time of the year. Each has a different flavor profile and they're all super easy to prepare.
By Muriel Vega
You probably won't find a pawpaw in your grocery store or local farmers' market, so what's the deal with this most elusive of fruits?
Jaggery is an unrefined sugar made from sugarcane that is frequently used in both savory and sweet dishes prepared throughout southwest Asia.
You've seen the ads and surely you've seen the "left" and "right" candy bars. But come on. Are they playing mind games with us or are these two bars really different?
Sour cream and crème fraîche have a lot in common. But these two rich toppings aren't exactly the same. We'll tell you how they differ.
Even if you think you hate fruitcake, a taste of Caribbean black cake could go a long way toward changing your mind. Let's dive into its rich and delicious history.
By Dave Roos
Science has made it possible for some apples to be stored as long as a year before selling. How is that done, and is it safe?
You think the turducken is a glutinous holiday dish? Let us introduce you to the Christmas PieCaken.
Global retail sales of protein supplement products reached a staggering $18.9 billion in 2020, but is all this extra protein in our diets really necessary?
They can be stored for up to five years before they lose their potency, and they are a versatile nutritional powerhouse.
Our ancestors survived long winters because of fermented foods, but what health benefits do they have for modern humans?
Mayonnaise is the best baker's secret ingredient. Why? Because its simple emulsion of egg, oil and acid is vital to most baking recipes.
By Suzie Dundas
The café Alice Waters opened in Berkeley, California, in 1971 launched California cuisine and the farm-to-table movement. Fifty years later Chez Panisse is still one of America's most influential restaurants.