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Starbucks 'Trenta': How The New Size Compares To Your Stomach

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Just how big is Starbucks' new Trenta size? The Trenta, available only for iced drinks, will be in every U.S. Starbucks by May 3. The 31oz additio...

How To Make Macarons

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

I know that the French macaron is as controversial and divisive as the cupcake; people either love them or hate them, are fascinated by them or scoff at their inexplicable popularity.

Elaine Kaufman: Spread My Ashes Over Second Avenue

nypost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Restaurant legend Elaine Kaufman directed in her will that her ashes be scattered on Second Avenue, the location of her famous uptown eatery. Kaufm...

Food Fads: What's In And What's Out In 2011

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
EatingWell

As the editorial director of EatingWell Magazine and EatingWell.com, it always amazes me to see how a trend starts in a restaurant kitchen, a nutritio...

La Galette des Rois: A Cake Fit For A King

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

The plate is set before me, the aroma of warm pastry and almonds whirls up around my head. I inhale deeply and breath in all the goodness, the scen...

Woman Who Died At Anheuser Heir's Home Had Heart Condition, Ex Says

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

HUNTLEIGH, Mo. — An aspiring model who died at the home of former Anheuser-Busch chief executive August Busch IV had a rare heart condition, acc...

The Top 5 Food Stories Of 2010

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
EatingWell

It's been a big year in food news. Here's a look, in no particular order, at 5 of the food trends of 2010, the stories that propelled them to the top...

Chocolate Chestnut Charlotte For The Holidays

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

Barely sweet, feather light chestnut mousse filling, its nuttiness perfectly matched to the sweet chocolate buttercream cradled in tender, moist vanilla sponge.

Barbecue & Grilling Holiday Gift Guide

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

Here are some of the coolest tools I've tested over the past year. If there's an outdoor cook in your family, put any of these under the tree and you will eat better as a result.

Farewell McFake Ribs, Hello Amazing Ribs Sandwich

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

On Sunday the McRib sandwich vanished until who knows when. A culinary sleight of hand mixed with marketing magic and millions of adoring fans, hotcakes wish they sold this well.

Latkes: The World's Best Potatoes

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

The absolute most perfect use of potatoes is to turn them into potato pancakes, which have crunchy mahogany edges, crispy golden midsections, and tender, rich, meaty interiors. They are hash browns on steroids.

Tea for Relaxation

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Charlotte Safavi

When I was eighteen, my Parisian aunt arranged for me to share an apartment with her niece Lucile on the Rue Mouffetard, a bustling Paris market stree...

'Tis the Season to be Doubly Jolly!

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

Warm, buttery cookies for both Hanukkah and Christmas and whether in the shape of Old Saint Nick and his fleet of reindeer or dreidls, menorahs and six-pointed stars, they are appreciated by the young and the not-so young alike.

EU Court: No Such Thing As 'Pure Chocolate'

AP | ROBERT WIELAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

BRUSSELS — There is no such thing as "pure chocolate," the EU high court ruled Thursday, ending an EU-Italy food fight over chocolate labels. T...

Obama's Thanksgiving Menu: Turkey, Pie And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

President Obama is spending Thanksgiving at the White House with friends, family and staff. According to the White House, the menu will consist of: ...

The Secret to Buttery Garlic Mashed Potatoes (No Gravy or Cream Needed)

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

I recently had some great garlic mashed in a restaurant, without gravy, and they were so delicate, mellow, and sweet. I immediately went to work trying to duplicate them. But I failed. READ MORE Soused Apple Sauce Better than the Jar Sweet & Savory Sweet Potato Steak Fries The Ultimate Turkey: Smoked (or Not).

Note to Parents: Get Pissed!

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Annie Spiegelman

At Marin Academy, a high school in San Rafael, California, the county's private school kids were eating what we all should be eating: organic, locally grown, whole foods with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in their school lunches.

Soused Apple Sauce Better than the Jar

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

Fruits take to booze as eagerly as a frat boy on his 21st birthday. Depending on which type of booze you choose and how long you cook it, you can vary the flavor a lot. READ MORE No Marshmallows! Sweet & Savory Sweet Potato Steak Fries The Ultimate Turkey: Smoked (or Not)

Riz au Lait: The Frenchman's Ultimate Comfort Food

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

This is a traditional Rice Pudding -- simple, homey and sweet, thick yet creamy smooth, the rice melting in the mouth, just a kiss of vanilla and as sweet as you like.

America the Free?

Marty Robins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Marty Robins

If there is any area where government should butt out, it's what people feed their children or themselves.

No Marshmallows! Sweet & Savory Sweet Potato Steak Fries

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

This recipe produces crisp shards of deliciousness that are still sweet, but not so sweet they should be dessert. Even if you cook them indoors in an oven, they are darn tasty.

The Ultimate Turkey: Smoked (or Not). Gobble 'til You Wobble!

Meathead | Posted 10.04.2011 | Food
Meathead

This is no ordinary turkey preparation, pilgrims. Follow these detailed steps and you will never have a dry, stringy, cardboardy, boring bird again.

Pan dei Morti (Bread of the Dead) for All Souls' Day

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

Pan dei Morti, or Bread of the Dead, are fabulous cookies, dark, moist, very dense and chewy that appear much too briefly in Italian bakeries during the autumn season.

Balsamic Vinegar: Magnificence and Deception

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

There are numerous labeling conventions, numerous methods of production, numerous claims of authenticity, and a boggling range of quality and price.

Apple Clafoutis: A Recipe for Autumn

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Jamie Schler

A clafoutis is an egg and cream flan-type treat; a fruit-studded crêpe batter baked and served warm dusted with powdered sugar. This recipe is slightly different, based on a similar dessert from the Auvergne region of France.