What's a quarantine cook to do when a recipe calls for ingredients that aren't already in the pantry?
Millions of people across the globe adhere to a gluten-free diet. While gluten must be avoided by people who have been diagnosed with Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder affecting the small intestines, roughly 70 percent of the people who have adopted gluten-free diets do not have the disease.
On March 2, Wendy's finally launched its highly anticipated breakfast menu nationwide. Then, two weeks later, the morning commute basically collapsed because of lockdown measures encouraging people to work from home.
Every batch of homemade beer does not turn out perfect, particularly for novices getting their feet wet as brewers. There may be some blips along the way, but important lessons can be learned through trial and error while honing the craft of brewing.
My first kitchen job involved making six gallons of gazpacho every Sunday. This was back when earning your chops meant something, and making that whole batch with just a knife and peeler, no blender, was the most tedious task on my list. It was also the most popular dish on the menu. By the …
Catfish can sometimes have a negative reputation. Wild-caught catfish feed off the bottom of lakes, streams and rivers, which can result in a muddy flavor. However, farm-raised catfish are fed a particular food that floats on the surface of the water, and as a result the fish has a fresher, …
Many people are familiar with the conventional grilling wisdom that, when cooking meats, it’s best to “only flip once.” This has led backyard grillers to resist the urge to flip their foods in the name of flavor. But that conventional wisdom may not actually be that wise.
ROANOKE, Ill. — While many are getting pretty tired of their own cooking during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Valerie Yoder has no problem making family meals.
Microwaves are arguably the most used appliance in the kitchen because of their convenience and ease. While most might think that microwaves are just for heating up leftovers or boiling water in a short amount of time, this kitchen workhorse has the potential to help you even more.
In the neighborhood where I grew up, my go-to spot for culinary excellence was Armando’s Pizza. If I was in a hurry, I’d buy a slice and be on my way. But if I had the time, I’d have an eggplant sub.
Ahhh, summer! As the season approaches, I look forward to getting my fill of local succulent strawberries and blueberries, tender asparagus, tasty tomatoes, juicy peaches and watermelon and sweet summer corn.
A shortage of one of the most mundane items in daily life -- the humble aluminum can -- means beer fans are likely to find that some of their favorite brews are out of stock right now.
Backyard barbecues simply would not be the same without hot dogs. While many people may not eat hot dogs during much of the year, come summertime when the grills are fired up, hot dogs take center stage.
This fall, you'll be able to pay for Starbucks drinks on your app using -- get this -- a credit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay or even cash. And yes, you'll still be able to collect stars for rewards.
Increased meal portion sizes have long been linked as a contributing factor to the American obesity problem. Studies have found that addressing meal portion size might be an effective tool for weight management, but most Americans do not understand the difference between portion size and ser…
If you're a fan of Taco Bell's 7-Layer Burrito or Spicy Potato Soft Taco, you better visit a Taco Bell soon because they will no longer be on the menu starting August 13.
Every inch of the cilantro plant is edible, but the seeds (aka coriander) and leaves get most of the attention. At the farmers market the other day I spotted a bunch of cilantro with the roots still attached. I brought a bunch of those intact plants home and ate the leaves in tacos that very night.
Homemade mac and cheese has been a go-to during this extended summer at home, but now that my kids are increasingly interested in olives, capers, salami, goat cheese and other tangier foods, I think they are ready for some new pasta dishes.
Bright images of apples and berries on the packaging of children's fruit drinks may be misleading parents. Confusing or exaggerated labels are blurring the distinction between drinks that are acceptable for children and those that contain added sugar or sweeteners.
Corn is in season, so along with your lobster - whether steamed, grilled, baked or tossed in mayo, and placed in a buttered and grilled bun - you're likely shucking many ears of corn to steam, then slather with butter and sprinkle it with salt. Done.
Lowering the amount of added sugar in your diet not only will help you lose weight, it can also help lower your risk of many chronic diseases.
Every October I make Concord grape juice, then seal it away in jars. I hoard these sweet vessels until the following summer, when I mix a chilled beverage called “spicy grape juice.”
If you are looking to put some more flavor into your grilling this summer, adding a dry rub to your meat will help you put more flavor into your meat of choice without having any additional sauces. Although creating a dry rub might seem like a job for professionals, creating your own signatu…
Kebab is a Turkish word meaning sword or skewer. According to tradition, the dish was invented by medieval soldiers who used their swords to grill meat over open-field fires. In Turkey, vegetables typically are cooked on a separate skewer.
The first thought that comes to mind when picturing grilling in the summer sun might be a perfectly cooked steak or a juicy burger, but no backyard barbecue is complete without the all-important sides and beverages that complete the meal.
While fast food isn’t the hamburger’s only venue, it was engineered for life on the go. According to the official hamburger creation story as certified by the Library of Congress, the era began in 1900, when a customer rushed into Louis’ Lunch in New Haven, Connecticut. He needed some fast f…
Americans are flocking to their favorite restaurants again, especially those that have set up outdoor and indoor seating that follows the rules of social distancing.