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Cooking Off the Cuff: Squid! Chorizo! Beans! (You Can even Skip the Squid)

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.14.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

An unexpectedly long cooking time won't get in the way of putting dinner on the table. Make plenty: you'll have pasta e fagioli soon.

Bell Pepper Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 09.15.2015 | Taste

Bell peppers are one of the least exciting options in the produce aisle, but this is a wholly undeserved reputation. Sure, peppers hardly ever take c...

The Easiest Way To Seed A Chile Pepper

Food52 | Posted 07.30.2015 | Taste

Most techniques for removing the seeds from peppers instruct you to slice the chile in half lengthwise, then use a paring knife to remove the seeds and ribs. But, while shadowing in the kitchen of Dirt Candy, I learned an easier way. It's quicker and less risky.

[Not] Cooking Off the Cuff: My Latest Vacation To-Cook List

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.15.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Here are a few things we've eaten that might lend themselves to home cooking.

Crispy Roasted Breakfast Potatoes for Brunch Happiness

Food Fanatic | Posted 04.10.2015 | Taste
Food Fanatic

This recipe for roasted breakfast potatoes is my version of the restaurant dish I love so much. When you have a waiter groan with happiness every time they set a plate down, you need to figure out how to recreate that magic at home.

Chicken Fajita Burgers

Karly Campbell | Posted 03.22.2015 | Taste
Karly Campbell

This Chicken Fajita Burger is a fun twist on two of our favorite dinners. It does not disappoint! Do you want to hear the saddest thing ever? Grab...

Improving the Lives of Farm Workers in Mexico: A Shared Responsibility

Fair Trade USA | Posted 02.21.2015 | Impact
Fair Trade USA

There are still many challenges, but a lot has changed already -- just in the last 10 years child labor has become almost unheard of on many of the bigger export farms, and more groups are now complying with Mexican labor laws. But of course, more can be done.

Corn Pancakes, The Early Arrival Of An Annual Celebration

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.29.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

We ate ours with maple syrup: its sweetness works marvelously well with the sweet-savory pancakes.

Everything You Need To Know About The Most Widely Used Spice In The World

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.07.2014 | Taste

We know you use it all the time -- but how much do you really know about pepper?

6 Tips for Making Great Salsa

Steven Raichlen | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Photo (clockwise from left): Grilled Tomatillos by Taz; Pico de Gallo by jeffreyw; Mango Salsa by Maggie Hoffman Born in pre-Colombian Mexico, this...

How The Hot Pepper Got Its Kick

| Thomas Sumner | Posted 01.27.2014 | Science

Things are heating up in the world of genetics. The hot pepper (Capsicum annuum) is one of the most widely grown spice crops globally, playing an impo...

Pickled Peppers for Game Day

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.06.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Pickled Banana Peppers are a delicious topping on more than just sandwiches.

Note to Self: Plant Shishito Peppers Next Year

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.03.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

One day I noticed a little supermarket bag on my desk with a Post-It note saying "from Ethne." It was filled with shishito peppers! I was very, very excited.

Sweet Italian Tradition: Cast Iron Charred Peppers With Parmesan

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.18.2013 | Taste
Food Fanatic

All you need is a seasoned cast-iron skillet to give your peppers the char of a lifetime.

EXPLAINED: Why Hot Peppers Trigger That Tingly Sensation

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 09.11.2013 | Science

Most people who have eaten spicy Chinese food know the distinctive tingly numbness caused by Sichuan peppers. Now research, detailed today (Sept. 10)...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Not Corn Pancakes - Pepper Pancakes

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.04.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

When your principal ingredient is no longer in season, consider simply leaving it out.

Tips for Grilling Perfect Sausage

Steven Raichlen | Posted 10.26.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Plus, the best sausage and pepper sandwich you'll ever eat.

10 Scorching Hot Chile Pepper Facts & Grilling Tips

Steven Raichlen | Posted 10.06.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Plus, the only Jalapeño Popper recipe you'll ever need.

Recipe Of The Day: Grilled Peppers

Posted 08.05.2013 | Taste

Stuffed with cheese too!

24 Recipes That Celebrate Bell Peppers

Posted 09.14.2015 | Taste

Add some color (and flavor) to your food

Grandpa's Greek Salad

Laura Kumin | Posted 07.17.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Grandpa was a great cook. Mom says he cooked "out of self-defense," in an age when a home kitchen was generally a woman's preserve.

World's Spiciest Hot Sauces

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.25.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Hot sauce: some never leave home without a bottle of the stuff; others fear even brief exposure. So what is it about spicy food that causes such divisiveness?

Get Down & Dirty With Hot Peppers

Food52 | Posted 01.09.2013 | Taste

To the uninitiated, spiciness is binary: just hot or mild.

It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World of Basque Peppers (Video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 12.26.2012 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

It's a mad, mad, mad mad world of Basque peppers featuring a virtual who's who of the pepper variety kingdom. Manuel Recio, of Viridian Farms, takes us on a guided tour of the many star-studded attractions peppered throughout his farm.

Easy to Make Roasted Peppers and Corn Tamales (Video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 12.24.2012 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

Tucked away in a nondescript section of downtown Beaverton -- a stones throw from Portland, Oregon -- there's a small, cozy restaurant that is known for their Central American cuisine. It's aptly named Gloria's Secret Café.