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Nathan Myrhvold: Best Burgers Need Liquid Nitrogen, Deep-Frying

Posted 08.07.2011 | Home

Nathan Myrhvold thinks he can make a better burger than Daniel Boulud. In a symposium commemorating the 10th anniversary of the foie gras-filled db bu...

WATCH: Hand Grabbin', AKA Catfish Noodling

Daniel Klein | Posted 08.07.2011 | Home
Daniel Klein

Mississippi: A beautiful state to drive across, where tamales are popular/traditional, and where sticking your hand in a giant catfish's mouth is a re...

Bizarre Food & Drink Moments With The Stanley Cup

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.06.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Lifting the Stanley Cup overhead during a victory lap is the most dreamed of moment for NHL players and armchair diehards -- the thing that gets cam...

What Is The Value Of Terroir? An Economic Analysis

Robert Stavins | Posted 08.06.2011 | Home
Robert Stavins

While consumers may not discriminate among wines in terms of their intrinsic qualities, they are apparently responding to extrinsic qualities of wines, such as price and area of origin.

Drink Your Herbs | Posted 08.03.2011 | Home

Any professional or amateur cook knows that fresh herbs are the secret to a delicious meal. But that also goes for great cocktails. And we don't just ...

Are Small Family Farms As Important As Eating Locally?

Daniel Klein | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home
Daniel Klein

Earlier this week I posted my latest video about the organic mushroom farmers from Sweden Creek. Carol Ann, one of the co-owners of the farm had som...

BBQ & Grilling Cookbooks For Dad

Meathead | Posted 08.03.2011 | Home

It's the time of the year for Dad to go out and immolate his paycheck, turning succulent pieces of meat and crunchy fresh veggies into hockey pucks and piles of ash.

UK Spies Replace Terrorists' Online Bomb Instructions With Cupcake Recipe

AP | By PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 11.19.2012 | Home

LONDON -- Britain's spy agencies have a new message for terrorists: make cupcakes, not war. Intelligence agents managed to hack into the extremist ...

Utah Hates 'Top Chef,' Maine Loves Pie & More Fun Food Facts From Google Correlate

Posted 08.02.2011 | Home

Food nerds, rejoice! Google Correlate (think Google Trends in reverse) allows users to learn how people search for terms over time, or by region. Our ...

Ramen Is Racist

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home
Anneli Rufus


Calling Bull On Mark Zuckerberg's Meat Challenge

Laurel Miller | Posted 08.01.2011 | Home
Laurel Miller

As one of the few remaining humans on the planet not on Facebook, I still like to give credit where it's due. I may loathe Mark Zuckerberg's time-suck...

Catch Your Own Fish At Japanese Chain Restaurant

Posted 08.01.2011 | Home

It sounds like a pretty smart business plan -- customers are always concerned about how fresh their seafood is, so why not just allow them to fish for...

A Tactical Guide To Breakfast Buffets

Tori Haschka | Posted 08.01.2011 | Home
Tori Haschka

2011-05-31-breakfastbuffet.jpg I've only recently twigged that making the most of a breakfast buffet is both an art and a science. Some people are very good at this. Sun Tzu has nothing on them.

800 Tons Of Fish Die, Rot On Philippine Fish Farms

AP | By BULLIT MARQUEZ | Posted 07.30.2011 | Home

TALISAY, Philippines -- More than 800 tons of fish have died and rotted on fish farms in a lake near Taal volcano south of Manila, with authorities bl...

China Orders Death Penalty For Food Safety Violators

AP | Posted 07.30.2011 | Home

BEIJING -- China's supreme court has ordered judges across the country to issue harsher sentences, including the death penalty, to people convicted of...

The 9 Deadliest Delicacies

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.26.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

By Turner Wright for Humans are one of the few creatures on this planet who have the capability of ignoring our basic survival inst...

7 Kitchen Tricks You Should Know

Joshua Stokes | Posted 07.26.2011 | Home
Joshua Stokes

These are some simple concepts to make your time in the kitchen a little easier. . . ...

New USDA Cooking Temps Oversimplify, Change Little, Confuse Home Cooks

Meathead | Posted 07.26.2011 | Home

If you follow USDA recommendations 100% you will be 100% safe and doomed to terrible steaks and lamb chops. And in its effort to make one set of easy to understand rules, the government has oversimplified.

Antibiotics In Animal Feed Blamed For Dangerous Antibiotic Resistance

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 07.25.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK -- A "growing and dangerous" trend of antibiotic resistance among humans that has been traced in part to the overuse of antibiotics in animal...

My Grandmother Invented Girl Scout Cookies, And Today She'd Be Ashamed

Josephine Carothers | Posted 07.24.2011 | Home
Josephine Carothers

Knowing my grandmother, whom we called "Angel," I can say this: Today, Ethel Jennings Newton would be ashamed of the destruction her inventiveness is causing in the lives of those powerless to stop it.

Catching, Killing & Eating Arkansas Frogs

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.24.2011 | Home
Daniel Klein

Warning: graphic content In this week's video, I joined some guys from Arkansas who I met on YouTube for a night of catching frogs. It was precariou...

Pink Pork Fine: USDA Lowers Safe Cooking Temperature

AP | By MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 07.24.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A bit of pink in pork appears to be OK after all. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service will an...

Deviled Eggs Gone Wild

Endless Simmer | Posted 07.23.2011 | Home
Endless Simmer

Remember when deviled eggs were simple, mayo-soaked apps your aunt used to make for family picnics? Not anymore. Inventive restaurant chefs and food b...

Pop Tarts Conquer Postmodern Menus

Anneli Rufus | Posted 07.19.2011 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Filled flat pastries are an ancient, universal comfort food. Tarts can be elegant. Yet they're primordial in principle, made to be their own packaging, made to be eaten hand-to-mouth.

Politicians Jump To Defense Of Much-Maligned Potato

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 07.18.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Often maligned, the french fry is fighting back. The spud has had a tough time lately. In the last year, it has been marginalized by ne...