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Jacques Pépin Talks Burgers, Discipline and His Newest Book

Ali Rosen | Posted 10.01.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Jacques Pépin is one of the most influential chefs of our time, with long-running shows on PBS as well as a slew of cookbooks. But next week his newest book emerges with a more personal side than even a chef like Pépin has yet to show.

How to Make the Best Peanut Butter Bar

Ali Rosen | Posted 09.29.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

There are few dessert items that get people excited as much as peanut butter. But what about when you add peanuts to pretty much every layer of a dessert and throw in some chocolate?

How to Eat and Drink Like a Rock Star

Ali Rosen | Posted 09.26.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

The American Authors - the band behind the smash hit 'Best Day of My Life' and the new 'Go Big or Go Home' - sat down with us to give an inside look to what they eat and imbibe before and after shows. And for good measure they even made us two cocktails to showcase their favorites

Can Canned Tomatoes Sometimes Be Better Than Fresh!?

Ali Rosen | Posted 09.16.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

With today's emphasis on freshness, it would seem basic to assume that a fresh tomato is always better than a canned one. But what about when tomatoes are out of season? Or what about when making a pasta sauce or a marinara?

How to Make Cider Cocktails

Ali Rosen | Posted 09.05.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Beer cocktails and wine cocktails have become more commonplace on menus, but can cider get in on the action?

Can Technology Change the Way You Eat?

Ali Rosen | Posted 09.03.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Despite the human element that will always exist in the hospitality industry, behind the scenes a technology boom is exploding around everything from reservations to produce sourcing to customer information to loyalty programs.

How to Make Sushi at Home

Ali Rosen | Posted 09.01.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

From the proper equipment to the right ingredients to the best techqnique, we got advice on everything you need to know.

The Secret to a Delicious Meatless Burger

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.24.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

We sat down with chef and owner Chloe Coscarelli to get the secret to making a veggie burger that will have you forgetting the beef version. The trick is in the perfect trifecta of great ingredients, excellent toppings and can't-miss sauces.

How to Make Even Better Fish Tacos

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.17.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

The classic taco melded with fresh seafood is a surefire winner for any crowd. But is there a way to make them even better than your typical tacos?

Is Goat Milk Ice Cream a Healthier Option?

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.13.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Goat milk ice cream is here and for those looking for a healthier alternative to our favorite summer treat, it might be the solution. With a lighter flavor and a better base of ingredients you might be able to have your ice cream and eat it too.

The Best Way to Cook Your Shellfish

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.10.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

It is August which means it's the perfect time to sit outside with some seafood and a beer. But what's the best method for making sure your crab and shrimp are cooked perfectly?

The Secret to Better Food Photos

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.05.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

It's time to take food photography to the next level. There's no excuse anymore for posting a photo that makes even the most delicious food look inedible!

Is It Time To Give Radishes A Chance?

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.04.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Are we really seeing the best of the radish? Dirt Candy's Amanda Cohen doesn't think so. We sat down with the chef to talk about how to use this versatile vegetable that comes in varieties like black radishes, easter egg radishes and even the popular horseradish.

The Easiest Ice Cream Recipe

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.02.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Summertime means ice cream, and especially now that it is August there's really nothing better to eat on a hot day. But do you really want to go through the hassle of making it yourself? Jessi Singh of Babu Ji believes there doesn't have to be any hassle at all if you follow his recipe for kulfi.

Let Ice Save Your Drink

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.30.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

It is always needed to make the drink cool, but its presence can often make a drink worse after a short period of time. Let the ice sit too long and your perfect cocktail can suddenly feel like a watered-down bore. But what if the ice was the cocktail?

The Ultimate Summer Crab Dip... With A Twist

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.24.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Crab dip is a staple of summer, but it is time to refresh the classic.

Learn The Secrets To A Perfect Grilled Cheese

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.21.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

How can you make sure you are doing it properly?

What Is Involtini?

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.15.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Involtini is one of those classic dishes that can delight your guests but be prepared with ease.

How to Throw the Perfect Picnic

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.11.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Picnics are a staple of summer -- they allow everyone to eat, drink and be merry all in the great outdoors. But taking your picnic from plain to perfection can require having the right equipment.

Advice for Perfect Sauces

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.09.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Sauce might seem like the simplest part of a dish, but any true home cook knows it is often the hardest part to master.

Can You Have Ramen for Breakfast?

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.08.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Ivan Orkin of Ivan Ramen believes that the essentials of great breakfast food can absolutely transfer to great ramen. With its satiating nature and umami flavors, he sees no reason to not create a ramen that veers into egg and ham territory.

Dominique Ansel's Newest Creation (And Hint: It's Not Anything Like the Cronut!)

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.01.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Now the famed pastry chef wants to go back to his roots and serve dishes with a little more complexity.

What Does It Take to Be the World's Best Young Chef?

Ali Rosen | Posted 06.28.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

This weekend chefs from 20 countries gathered in Milan for the final S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 competition. And with an international panel of esteemed judges like Jordi Roca, Massimo Bottura, Gaston Acurio and Grant Achatz the desire to showcase talent was high.

How To Make A Healthier Burger

Ali Rosen | Posted 06.24.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Is it possible to get everything you love out of a burger and make it a little healthier?

Here's How To Fry Guacamole

Ali Rosen | Posted 06.23.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Guacamole has become an essential party appetizer but is there a way to make it even more appealing?