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Is Melt-Proof Ice Cream Real?

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

Has science finally come through for us? Has someone finally found a way to make ice cream that won't melt, no matter the heat? To find out, the t...

BBQ Pitmasters Episode 3: Pulling The Trigger; All According To Script; And Is This Really Blind?

Meathead | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Meathead

Sadly there is little room for creativity in competition barbecue nowadays. If barbecue is part of the culinary arts, then the judges and cooks should take a look at other forms.

Duo To Cook Through Entire History Of 'Gourmet' Magazine

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home

When Gourmet Magazine shut down in 2009, we were really sad. So were NYC photographers Noah Fecks and Paul Wagtouicz, only they decided to do somethin...

PHOTOS: Breakfast And Tiffany

Posted 06.06.2012 | Home

The "About" line simply reads, "I think we're a scone now." After checking out Breakfast and Tiffany, we dare you to try to sing Tiffany's iconic ...

Liquor Titan To Invest $1.5 Billion To Quench Our Scotch Craving

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home

* Diageo to invest over 1 bln pounds over five years * To build one or two new distilleries and expand others * Set to c...

The Best Ever 'BBQ Pitmasters'

Meathead | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home
Meathead

Like a hungry farmer raised on real Southern smoke-roasted pit barbecue, for the last two years this franchise has a been serving me boiled ribs, and when presented with the real deal, I am gobbling it down.

PHOTOS: This Month In Food Mags

Posted 06.01.2012 | Home

The excitement for summer is palpable in June's food magazines. Everyone is talking about burgers, tacos and cooling salads. The surprise star of June...

Meat Man Michael Symon Does Meatless Monday (Really!)

Peggy Neu | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home
Peggy Neu

He's a star on The Chew, a beloved Iron Chef and one of the most passionate carnivorous chefs out there. Chef Symon fills us in on how he's embracing his inner veggie and shares two favorite Meatless Monday recipes -- Swiss Chard Ravioli and Eggplant Dip with Homemade Flatbread.

Finally, BBQ Pitmasters Gets It Right

Meathead | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home
Meathead

After three seasons of practice, BBQ Pitmasters, a reality cooking competition that is decidedly not Top Chef, has finally found the recipe.

Man Plows Truck Into Taco Bell Over Missing Taco

Posted 05.30.2012 | Home

A missing taco inspired enough rage for a Huber Heights, OH man to ram his truck into a Taco Bell window. Thankfully, no one inside the Taco Bell was ...

Hazan Family Favorites: A Cookbook Review

Jamie Schler | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Jamie Schler

A great cookbook is like a good friend: it is ever-present, reliable and trustworthy, offering unequivocal pleasures, comfort when comfort is needed, joy in the everyday.

The One Thing Politicians Can Agree on

Michael Zacka | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
Michael Zacka

The magic that happens over shared meals can help preserve the American family, strengthen all of its members and enrich their lives. I'm sure America's Republicans and Democrats both agree that more families should be sitting together at dinner.

When One Man's Pet Is Another Man's Dinner

Jamie Schler | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home
Jamie Schler

The recent to-do about President Obama dining on dog meat when a child in Indonesia, as if he had been gobbling down Fido the neighbor's pet, struck me as unenlightened and ludicrous.

9 Nasty Truths About Your Favorite Foods

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Martha Rosenberg

Many farmers and agricultural professionals are miffed that the days of "it's-none-of-your-business" farming are over. Once upon a time, consumers cared only about the price and wholesomeness of food and didn't worry about -- or videotape -- its origins and "disassembly."

PHOTOS: The Best Thing You Ate In April 2012

Posted 04.30.2012 | Home

The average person eats about 90 meals per month. That means 90 different opportunities to taste something amazing, try a new flavor or perfect your s...

Preserve Spring: Pickle Ramps And Other Onions

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Meathead

Ramps, like other onions, are an underground bulb with long, tall green grasslike stalks. Ramps are much smaller than leeks, more like scallions, but the leaves are flatter.

The King of Fried Pizza

Rozanne Gold | Posted 06.19.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

The fried dough puffs into an amazingly soufflé-light disc and topped with an intense tomato sauce and imported smoked mozzarella di bufala known as provola, and then popped briefly into a volcanically hot oven.

Reinvent Date Night

Heidi Brod | Posted 06.19.2012 | Women
Heidi Brod

When the salesperson arrives, Lisa promptly asks if the dress comes in the size "women who eat." Horrified, I lead the way out the door.

Mr. Almanza: You Missed Some Key Facts

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Wenonah Hauter

Food & Water Watch is not a "Johnny-come-lately" to the food safety program at the USDA. We are opposed to the proposed poultry inspection rule for several reasons.

Flip or Flambé?

Heidi Brod | Posted 06.16.2012 | Women
Heidi Brod

I realize it's not my age that leaves me feeling uninspired; It's my attitude. At what point did the fear of failure, overwhelm the prospect of success?

PHOTOS: 7 Foods You'll Be Eating In The Future

Josh Schonwald | Posted 06.14.2012 | Books
Josh Schonwald

It took me some time to warm to the idea of unveiling my own forecast. But after a couple of years on the food frontier, I can confidently say you'll see more of these seven foods in 2042.

The Girl & the Fig

Rozanne Gold | Posted 05.30.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Sondra Bernstein is not an overnight sensation. But a sensation she is, as the proprietor of three of northern California's dining gems; overseer of a farm that grows biodynamic fruits and vegetables, creator of a "branded" line of food products, and "Mamma Cass" to 200 families in the area.

Brewing New York's History

Louise Mirrer | Posted 05.26.2012 | New York
Louise Mirrer

Beer has been integral to the city's history since the earliest days of European settlement, when it was generally safer to drink than the water.

How To Make DC Mumbo Sauce (Or Is It Really Chicago Mumbo Sauce?)

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Meathead

There aren't many indigenous local D.C. dishes, but there is one concoction the locals proudly claim as their own: Mumbo Sauce.

No Longer a Rookie Cookie

Rozanne Gold | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Many people have fantasies about food and opening food businesses. Some succeed; but most of them fail, with dashed bank accounts and broken dreams as the payoff.