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Want a Perfect Cuppa Joe? Roast Your Own Coffee Beans
5 Things You Didn't Know About Cocktails and Bartending
Ridiculous History: The Civil War's Worst Cup of Coffee
How Ketchup Works
How Do You Thicken Homemade Tomato Sauce?
5 Savory Ketchup-based Sauces
Thin Mints and More: The Girl Scout Cookie Quiz
How Cakes Work
That Slice of Cake Pictured on the Box? It's 762 Calories, Not 247
Is Wagyu Really Better Beef?
Tendergroin, Cowboy Caviar: Just What Are Rocky Mountain Oysters?
Pasta's Not Fattening — Really
5 Smooth Things You Didn't Know About Peanut Butter
How do you make those big tenderloin sandwiches?
The History of the Hero Sandwich
Try a New Vegetable: Romanesco Cauliflower
Mastering the Art of Mac and Cheese
Why Pistachios Are Sold in Their Shells
5 Soups and Stews Any Guy Can Make
The Stew You Brew (and Eat) for Years: Perpetual Stew
Been searching the world for that perfect cup of coffee? Maybe learning the fine art and science of roasting your own coffee beans is the way to go.
By Muriel Vega
It's the meat that's launched a thousand jokes. But how did Rocky Mountain oysters get their name and what do they taste like?
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?
By Alia Hoyt
Why was a peanut butter sandwich originally a high-class meal? Do Americans prefer crunchy or smooth? Find out these and other tasty peanut butter facts.
Whether you're into craft cocktails, or just like Jack and Coke, you're sure to be stimulated by our list of facts.
The American Civil War was a time of horror, loss and division. Plus many soldiers had to endure a vile, evaporated coffee sludge known as "The Essence of Coffee."
By Robert Lamb
A study showed that people are heavily influenced by the picture on the cake mix box when it came to guessing serving size and calories.
What happens when you substitute a blender and a molecular gastronomy ingredient for dairy and steam?
By Sarah Gleim
Whether piled high on a banquet table or highlighted in an entire episode of Alton Brown’s Food Network show Good Eats, the tenderloin is a versatile cut of meat that creates a variety of moist, delicious sandwiches.
Whether you call it a hoagie, a grinder, or a sub, one thing remains: the hero is about as American as a sandwich can get. And while the nomenclature might vary by region, the history of the hero is pretty straight and narrow, much like, well, the sandwich itself.
Can you imagine have your sandwich be made by a famous chef or restaurateur? Check out what famous chef or restaurateur made which sandwich in this article.
Where does the peanut butter and jelly sandwich actually come from? And what makes the trio of ingredients we’ve accepted as totally mundane so utterly divine when layered together?
Hard as it might to look past one's own personal history with the sandwich—say, the paper-bag-lunch sandwich Mom always made or day-after-Thanksgiving turkey sandwiches we always scarfed down with Dad—the evolution of that humble food begins long before the modern era.
Sure, you eat within the dark confines of a movie theater (and arguably more than you would in any other venue), but how often do you pay special attention to what’s being eaten on screen? Over the last two decades, sandwiches in particular have played a starring role in some of the country’s most notable films.
While many American cities offer seemingly limitless options for all sorts of global cuisines, of course nothing beats eating what you’re supposed to be eating in the very place you’re supposed to be eating it. Say "hello" to the sandwich.