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Guns, Butter, and The Burden of Proof

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

In all of biomedicine, spanning clinical care, medical research, and public health practice, we subscribe to the "precautionary principle." Basically,...

The Definitive Answer On Whether You Should Refrigerate Butter

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.14.2016 | Taste

We love butter almost as much as Paula Deen does. And it's irksome when refrigerated butter is too hard to spread smoothly over toast, or melt into a ...

Truth About Saturated Fat

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.11.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The truth about saturated fat is not unsettled. What is unsettled is: Can we handle the truth?

5 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Cooking With Butter

Bon Appetit | Posted 03.11.2016 | Taste
Bon Appetit

BY ROCHELLE BILOW Credit: Alex Lau It's a trope, but it's also true: Butter makes everything better. French pastries would just be sad cracker...

Eat Drink Lucky 2016 Dining Predictions

Eat Drink Lucky | Posted 02.09.2016 | Taste
Eat Drink Lucky

Eat Drink Lucky's editorial team shared more than 10,000 dishes, cocktails and destinations with readers across the country (and around the world!) in 2015. As we dive into 2016, and review what we loved in 2015, we're ready to make our first annual Dining Trends predictions.

Is Butter The Next Big Burger Topping?

BurgerBusiness | Posted 01.29.2016 | Taste

Burger joints can load up burgers with wild toppings. It's part of burgers' charm. But one of the hottest ingredients seems to be a staple of any res...

Rethinking the No. 1 New Year's Resolution

Donna Marie Williams | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Marie Williams

According to a 2014 Marist poll, more than four in 10 Americans expected to make a New Year's resolution for 2015. Guess which promise topped the list...

Honey Butter Chips: Your New Favorite Salty And Sweet Dessert

Ali Rosen | Posted 12.07.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Salty and sweet desserts create the perfect combination. But the next best thing is having something easy to make. We went to Oiji to get their take on honey butter chips, a dessert that will have everyone reaching for more.

National Nutrition Policy, Imperiled By Bullies

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.24.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The nation's official position for the next five years on diet for health is on the line, imperiled by bullies. I am speaking out simply because we don't know how many others, encountering the same forces, have decided doing so is not worth the abuse. I am speaking out because: it is.

Set It And Forget Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Jamie Lothridge | Posted 10.21.2015 | Taste
Jamie Lothridge

Although I love meandering through the aisles of vendors, I really go for two very important reasons: caramel slathered apples and homemade apple butter.

How To Make You Own Butter In A Mason Jar

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 09.30.2015 | Taste

We're going to let you in on a little secret: making homemade butter is easy. Like, stupid easy. Like, should-have-been-doing-this-my-whole-life easy....

Is It Worth It To Buy Fancy Butter?

Food52 | Posted 09.25.2015 | Taste

I expect to pay high prices at the grocery store for pine nuts, imported tomatoes, and almonds, but butter always makes me do a double-take. When is expensive butter worth the price, and when can you trim the fat?

These Butter Hacks Will Make Your Life Better

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 09.23.2015 | Taste

Butter is one of the greatest ingredients found in the kitchen. It makes toast into something we'd happily eat for breakfast. It gives cookies their d...

Possibly India's Most Dangerous Festival: DAHI HANDI Like Never Seen Before

AN INDIAN VOICE | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment

Popular in the state of Maharashtra, India, Dahi Handi is a ritual that takes place during the annual celebration of the festival of Gokulashtami. Known as Krishna Janmashtami throughout the rest of the country, the festival celebrates the birth of the Hindu God, Krishna.

Why Do We Love Butter?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 08.12.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


New BMJ Study May Fuel Confusion Over 'Bad' Fats

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Although some media reports have recently promoted an "anything goes" attitude when it comes to meats, dairy products, and "bad" fats in general, it is important to remember that these products are as risky as they ever were.

The Outrageous Hype Behind Butter Is Back

Joel Kahn, M.D. | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Joel Kahn, M.D.

If you follow nutrition headlines, you undoubtedly saw the announcement last year that butter was back both in the New York Times and on the cover of ...

The Truth About Refrigerating Butter

Food52 | Posted 07.22.2015 | Taste

While it would be nice if really fresh, high-quality foods from your local farmer didn't need to be refrigerated, the truth is that refrigeration helps many items -- though not all -- remain at their peak longer. We wanted the answers to some of the oft-debated refrigeration mysteries.

Eating in Echo Chambers

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

One thing is for sure: echoes make for a pernicious diet. There is greater opportunity for us all in the lasting, less aggressive truths that ride the prevailing winds, whispering beneath all of our competing noise. There are better meals out there, too.

Fried, Dyed, and Laid to the Side: Memories of the Hot Comb!

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 07.08.2015 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

Saturday mornings in my childhood were sometimes like something out of an Annie Lee or an Ernie Barnes painting. Like millions of other little black girls in the '60s with curly, kinky, or coarse hair, this was the appointed time to have one's hair "did."

6 Reasons Why Butter Is Good For You

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ashley Neglia | Posted 04.20.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM When we think of a “healthy” diet, there is one thing almost everyone believes to be true: Butter is bad. Whether...

March Memories

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 05.17.2015 | Taste
Cheryl Carlesimo

These pancakes are very tasty and easy to make. Who doesn't love a potato pancake?

How To Make Shibuya Honey Toast

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 05.10.2015 | Taste
Jill Donenfeld

Ornament your masterpiece and watch as your neighbors ogle this enviable fortress of your sweetest dreams.

Can We Eat Mashed Potato Butter Aioli With A Spoon?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.04.2015 | Taste

It's the comfort food to end all comfort foods.

What's The Deal With Bulletproof Coffee?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bourassa | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living

Whether you’ve heard of it, read about it or maybe even tried it, Bulletproof coffee is all the rage lately. But why has adding butter to coffee bec...