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Marcel Dicke: Why Not Eat Insects?

TEDTalks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

2010-12-03-insect.jpgDicke's message to squeamish chefs and foodies? Delicacies like locusts and caterpillars compete with meat in flavor, nutrition and eco-friendliness.

A Lesson on Playing with Your Food

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

When Carl Warner looks at food he see possibilities. To him, broccoli are miniature trees that can create vast forests of connected treetops. To him, Italian parmesan cheese wheels are rugged, plunging cliffs.

Top Chef All-Stars Premiere: LIVE Reviews & Reactions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Top Chef All-Stars, season 8 of the Bravo cooking competition series, premiered Wednesday night, and we've scouring the world of Twitter for the best ...

Food Porn: Love It Or Hate It?

Daphne Duquesne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daphne Duquesne

Some love it. Some hate it. The question is: like porn porn, do you know it when you see it?

Latkes: The World's Best Potatoes

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The absolute most perfect use of potatoes is to turn them into potato pancakes, which have crunchy mahogany edges, crispy golden midsections, and tender, rich, meaty interiors. They are hash browns on steroids.

A Spoonful of Chocolate Makes the Holidays Go Down

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

If you asked me off the top of my head what holiday dessert might be best suited to some chocolate-oriented tweaking, I'd answer very quickly: "gingerbread."

Gourmet Olive Oils, Uncovered

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Nicholas Coleman, Chief Olive Oil Specialist at Eataly, in New York, has spent many years participating in the olive harvest and oil production in Tus...

'Tis the Season to be Doubly Jolly!

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

Warm, buttery cookies for both Hanukkah and Christmas and whether in the shape of Old Saint Nick and his fleet of reindeer or dreidls, menorahs and six-pointed stars, they are appreciated by the young and the not-so young alike.

Birth of an American Cookie

Andrew Beahrs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Beahrs

America's first cookie recipe begins by telling you to scum the sugar. This gives you some small sense of how far the world has moved since 1796.

Swedish Hasselback Potatoes: The Comeback

Kalle Bergman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kalle Bergman

Hasselback Potatoes are fantastic and a very simple way to turn regular potatoes from dull to delish.

Senate Passes Landmark Food Safety Bill, Heads For Reconciliation

AP / The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scroll down to read key points from S.510, the Senate's food safety bill. The Senate passed legislation Tuesday to make food safer in the wake of dea...

Seven Beers For Seven Books

Sam Calagione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sam Calagione

Once the cooler weather comes, my ideal evening involves lounging on the couch by the lit wood stove, sipping a red-wine glass full of craft beer while reading a good book.

14 Food Shockers

The Sweet Beet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Sweet Beet

The Sweet Beet (a food site described by Daily Candy as "An investigative blog for foodies") has unearthed surprising food facts that will shock, enli...

UPDATED: Sarah Palin Wants the Government to Help Make Your Kids Fat

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

Mrs. Palin, you should know that the government is already telling us what to eat, and most of it is crap.

Roast Chestnuts: A Perfect Winter Snack

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

I'm not sure what made it click, but all of a sudden I felt the visceral urge to eat these things. So I bought a bag. Turns out, making roasted chestnuts is ridiculously easy.

How to Make The Vanderbilt's Blood Sausage

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

"When you first start making it, you feel kind of squeamish, but you get used to it and then you're like almost drinking the blood." OK, we realize t...

Turkenstein: Dave Arnold's Bionic Turkey Preparation (PHOTOS)

Caroline Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Caroline Shin

2010-11-24-turkenstein.jpgMaking a "perfectly juicy, perfectly tasty" turkey requires some unusual steps, according to Dave Arnold, director of the French Culinary Institute.

How To Cook A Perfect Turkey: 14 Essential Tips

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 10.04.2011 | Home
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

Roasting a turkey is actually just as easy as roasting a chicken. It might take a little longer, but in the end, there's no reason why you can't have a tender, delicious, drama-free dinner.

Thanksgiving Recipes: Dinner Menu Megaguide For Turkey, Stuffing, Side Dishes, Desserts & More

Posted 10.04.2011 | Home

**Scroll down for dozens of great Thanksgiving recipes & tips for turkey, stuffing, cranberries, side dishes, desserts, beer, wine, cocktails and more...

Thanksgiving Wine: 9 Last-Minute Wine Ideas For Thanksgiving

Snooth | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

Okay, so you know it's late to be just now looking for wines for Thanksgiving. What were you thinking? Well, never fear, finding a great wine for Thanksgiving is simple.

Turkey Recipes Guide: 12 Recipe Ideas For Cooking Your Turkey

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

**Scroll down for 12 of the best turkey recipes.** We won't presume to tell you the single best way to cook your Thanksgiving turkey, as no undispu...

How Marco Canora Was Conquered By The Turkey

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

Marco Canora was defeated by Marc Forgione this past Sunday on Next Iron Chef. The reason? He cooked turkey. This fact, coupled with my previous hosti...

The Secret to Buttery Garlic Mashed Potatoes (No Gravy or Cream Needed)

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

I recently had some great garlic mashed in a restaurant, without gravy, and they were so delicate, mellow, and sweet. I immediately went to work trying to duplicate them. But I failed. READ MORE Soused Apple Sauce Better than the Jar Sweet & Savory Sweet Potato Steak Fries The Ultimate Turkey: Smoked (or Not).

Stuff This! Top 10 Most Creative Stuffing Recipes

Endless Simmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Endless Simmer

As you may have gathered by now, we're not exactly Thanksgiving traditionalists here at Endless Simmer. But stuffing is one thing we simply will not g...

Which Eggnogs Are Worthy of a Little Yuletide Cheer?

Tracy Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tracy Howard

Like clockwork, every November our cravings set us in search of rich, creamy (and sometimes boozy) eggnog. With the busyness of the holidays, there is...