Food Processing Facts
Food Processing deals with how some of the most common foods are put together and manufactured. Learn how hot dogs are made (if you dare) and what exactly is a Rice Krispy.
Here's the Truth About Coconut Sugar
It's Easy to Grow Edible 'Shrooms in Your Kitchen
Yes, Steak Tartare Is Safe to Eat
Butter Coffee: Fad or 'Bulletproof' Breakfast?
Try T'ej, the Honey Wine of Ethiopia
Coke Zero's Formula Is Changing. What Could Go Wrong?
What's the Difference Between Grits and Polenta?
What's the Difference Between Basmati and Jasmine Rice?
Congee Is the Food Equivalent of a Warm, Heated Gravity Blanket
Why Sriracha Is Everybody's Favorite Hot Sauce
Why Everybody Is Hooked on Fish Sauce
What Is Jaggery and Is It Better For You Than Sugar?
Get the Scoop on Our Ice Cream Quiz!
What Is Halloumi Cheese, and Why Is It Suddenly So Popular?
What's the Difference Between Clarified Butter and Ghee?
Move Over Turducken. The Christmas PieCaken Is Here
Marzipan Is the Sweet Almond Treat You Need This Holiday
Who Invented the Fortune Cookie?
General Mills Resurrects 4 Classic Monster Cereals
Would You Eat Casu Marzu, the Illegal Cheese With Maggots?
Hass History: How Mexican Avocados Came to Rule the U.S.
How Food Tasters Work
Top 5 Reasons You Know You Should be a Pastry Chef
How to Get Your Big Break into the Baking Business
Does Fruit Really Ripen Faster in a Brown Paper Bag?
Jabuticaba: The Superfruit That's Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
Did You Know You Can Eat Hostas?
Lemongrass Is a Prized Herb in Asian Cuisine
Paprika Is Way More Than Just Deviled Egg Dust
What Does Cardamom, the 'Queen of Spices,' Taste Like?
Korean Street Treat Hotteok Is Like a Warm Hug
Is There Really a Difference Between the Left and Right Twix?
Swedes Love Candy So Much They Celebrate It Every Saturday
Manischewitz: The Great History of the Not-so-great Wine
How to Buy a Good Bottle of Prosecco
Diamonds Are a Wine's Best Friend
Sometimes it seems as if processed meats (like the pastrami on your late-night sandwich) don't last long. But all those preservatives do serve a purpose — you'll be able to eat that pastrami days after your home-cooked chicken has gone bye-bye.
Artificial sweeteners are in everything from soda to candy, and most people can't tell the difference between them and sugar. So what's the real deal?
The key to any good apocalypse plan is a stash of foods that are loaded down with additives and preservatives. These five products probably won't survive an atomic blast, true, but you'll be much better off with them than with a crate of broccoli.
Depending on how you look at it, the practice of genetically engineering crops is either a boon for civilization and the greatest hope to feed a hungry world, or a dangerous interference with nature that threatens both our health and our ecosystem.