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A Look Inside The Wienermobile

Meathead | Posted 09.26.2011 | Food

On July 18, 1936, the 13 foot hot dog started cruising the streets of Chicago and the Midwest. It is considered one of the most successful marketing gimmicks in history.

Hank Shaw On What He'd Cook For Obama And More

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 09.25.2011 | Food
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

In Hank Shaw, you'll find a passionate artist and craftsman who pours himself into every dish he creates.

How To Eat And Drink Like The Cast Of 'Jersey Shore'

Food & Wine | Posted 09.24.2011 | Food
Food & Wine

Love it or hate it (8 million people seem to love it), MTV's Jersey Shore returns for a fourth season—set in Florence, Italy—on August 4. Be...

Artwork Made From Oreos, Toast

Posted 09.23.2011 | Arts

In her food art series, 'From Scratch,' Artist Judith Klausner has created collection that addresses womanhood in various incarnations throughout hist...

5 Essential Summer Cooking Gadgets

Food Republic | Posted 09.21.2011 | Food
Food Republic

Summer cooking and dining is about simplicity: Enjoying the hot weather's garden bounty and cool, sweet desserts, grilling every chance you get before...

Behind The Scenes: Hot-Smoking At ACME Smoked Fish

Liza de Guia | Posted 09.21.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"I don't know anything else, no office job or anything like that, just fish. So, I fell into the fish." Meet Aftabudin Rayman and Peter Wojick, the f...

13 New Things To Grill

Food52 | Posted 09.20.2011 | Food

If you're like us, you're firing up the grill a lot these days. Here are 13 new ideas for filling out your summer grilling repertoire, from hearty gri...

Badass Women Chefs

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.20.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

"Keep your station clear or I WILL KILL YOU!" bellows the lovely raven-haired but hard-edged Colette Tatou, the only female cook on the line at Gust...

Satirical Cooking Show Aims To Help First Lady's Food Cause

Turnstyle | Posted 09.19.2011 | Healthy Living

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Fennel Reveals Another Aspect

Peggy Knickerbocker | Posted 09.18.2011 | Food
Peggy Knickerbocker

Until recently, I'd never tried fennel pollen -- the yellowish dust that drifts off the blossoms of the green feathery plant. If angels sprinkled a spice from their wings, this would be it.

Heat Wave Cooking: Making Dinner Without The Stove

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 09.18.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Here in Heat Wave New York, cooking and summer just don't go that well together. Added up, their heat can be just unbearable. With our small apartment...

15 Frozen Desserts (Whether You Have an Ice Cream Maker or Not)

Food52 | Posted 09.17.2011 | Food

15 of our favorite frozen desserts -- whether you have an ice cream maker (try, say Toasted Coconut Gelato) or don't (go with S'mores Semifreddo). 15 ...

Interview With Jennifer Olvera, Author of The Food Lovers Guide to Chicago

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 09.14.2011 | Chicago
Dana Joy Altman

Jennifer Olvera has written perhaps the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the Chicago food scene ever written. I spoke with her recently about the making of the book and her own personal haunts in Chicago.

How To Calibrate Your Grill Properly

Meathead | Posted 09.14.2011 | Food

The first step to becoming a great outdoor cook is to master your instrument, and the best way to do this is to calibrate it with dry runs. No food needed.

A Guide To The Kinds Of Summer Melons

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.14.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

'Tis the season to surround yourself with melons. Although available year round, they reach their sweet, nutrient-packed peak of perfection right aro...

WATCH: Ice Cream Cones With a Crazy Twist

Dan Pashman | Posted 09.13.2011 | Food
Dan Pashman

What's better than ice cream cones? How about ice cream cones with ice cream sandwiches with Magic Shell?

Summertime and the Cooking Is Plentiful

Traci Des Jardins | Posted 09.11.2011 | San Francisco
Traci Des Jardins

People can never believe that I still love to cook as much as I do, but for me making a meal is a relaxing and social experience. Where do I seek inspiration on what to cook for dinner?

Brown Baggin' It: How to Do Lunch Right

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 09.11.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Bringing lunch. Whether you love it or hate it, you kinda know it's the right thing to do. Come noon, instead of hungrily browsing SeamlessWeb or roam...

Finding the Courage to Roast a Chicken

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 09.07.2011 | Food
Darya Pino, Ph.D

I wish I had a dollar for every time I heard a foodie proclaim that roasting a chicken is the easiest thing in the world and the perfect place for new cooks to start. Please.

Deckle Fat: The Secret to The Best Burger in NYC

Liza de Guia | Posted 09.07.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"The flavor of our burger is better than most burgers for several reasons: not just because of our blend of meat, or the fact that we cook them on a c...

How to Be a Potluck Party All-Star

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 09.06.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

We've been huge fans of a good potluck long before we became the bloggers of Big Girls, Small Kitchen. As you'll read in The Book, we grew up amongst ...

Hangover Cures From Around The World

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 09.05.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

The best remedy for treating a hangover is to detox with lots of water and replenish on vitamins with clean (unprocessed) foods but every culture has its cure.

21 Summer Pasta Dishes

Food52 | Posted 09.04.2011 | Food

Oh pasta: so dependable, but so quick to bore us. Here are 21 fresh and inspired pasta dishes to put (new) dinner on your table all summer. Hit up f...

Wartime Food: Meet The Goulash Cannon

Honest Cooking | Posted 09.04.2011 | Food
Honest Cooking

At the turn of the 20th century, the modern mobile field kitchen for use in theaters of war was invented.

WATCH: 'My Drunk Kitchen' Attempts Pie

Posted 09.04.2011 | Comedy

July fourth may have already passed, but that doesn't mean your patriotic mood has to die. Keep that American spirit flowing by cracking open a beer a...