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The biggest mistakes when eating Japanese food, according to top chefs

If you’ve only just grasped how to use chopsticks (seriously, what?) we're afraid there are a few more hurdles to overcome before you can enjoy …

10 Quick and Nourishing Meals to Make on a Sick Day

Anytime I'm sick (or even on the verge of being sick), two things are certain: My energy and inspiration to cook are pretty low, and I crave simple …

Cooking

27 Lifesaving Charts For Anyone Who Loves Baking

Learn everything about ingredient substitutions, easy conversions, and much more.

Dessert

What Street Food Looks Like in 30 Countries Around the World

And why it's so important for the liveliness of our cities<p>“It really is a type of haute cuisine,” says Krishnendu Ray, associate professor and …

New York City

Here's How To Make Sushi Rice At Home

Making rice is easy, right? That’s what we’ve been told our whole lives. It’s a staple of weeknight dinners, simple yet easy to dress up, and ideal …

Sushi

How to eat: A master chef explains how to eat sushi

Preparing perfect nigiri sushi is a work of art. There may be just three ingredients — fish, rice and vinegar — but sushi masters are obsessive …

14 Flavorful Salad Recipes for Dinner to Balance a Heavy Lunch

Office parties, client meetings, midday reunions with your bestie — all perfect examples of how a simple lunch outing can turn into a full on binge-fest. Although the indulging was *totally* worth it, come dinner time, you may not feel like consuming much more than a smoothie and a detoxifying …

Healthy Eating

Chromecast in a '70s TV is wonderful and weird

You've no doubt seen some interesting attempts at melding vintage tech with the modern world, but few of them are likely to be as fun (and vaguely practical) as this. Gadget tweaker Dr. Moddnstine has modified a 1978 General Electric portable TV to include a hidden Chromecast, giving your YouTube …

NASA Retro Space Travel Illustrated Posters

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) had fun designing a series of posters for an imaginary tourism space office. These retro illustrations …

Posters

Delish's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Slays the Entire Cheesecake Factory Menu

You're gonna want allll the excuses to make this.<p>Even if you've never stepped foot inside a Cheesecake Factory, you know the chain likely excels at one thing: cheesecake. Fortunately for all you cheesecake-obsessed readers, so does Delish. Delish dreamed up the one cheesecake recipe you should …

47 Food Hacks to Help You Eat Healthier

Pro tip: Eat ice cream instead of sorbet.<p>The best ways to "eat healthy" depend on your goals. Once you know what you're working toward — like eating fewer calories or more protein — use the tips below from New-York-based registered dietitian Isabel Smith and Ilyse Schapiro, registered dietitian and …

Healthy Eating

The Most Delicious Ways To Eat Brains This Halloween

Nothing says Halloween like gore. And how does gore translate into recipes? As brains, of course.<p>If you’re hoping to get festive in the kitchen this year ― and we don’t mean cutesie little spider cookies and pumpkin truffles ― you might want to consider cooking up this organ, in one form or …

12 Baking Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Even seasoned bakers may be surprised by these smart baking tips to properly read a recipe, frost a cake, work with sugar cookie dough, and …

Dessert

Stuff I Like - SplashMaps

During my recent visit to England for DSEI, I picked up a Wearable SplashMap of central London. It featured every street I needed, including what …

10 Complete Proteins Vegans Need to Know About

There are plenty of reasons to eat more meat-free meals: They’re nearly always cheaper, lower in calories, and better for the environment. It’s easy …

Nutrition

83 Healthy Recipe Substitutions

Here at Greatist, we're always looking for ways to make our favorite foods healthier without sacrificing flavor. So we compiled a list of our best substitutions and discovered some new ones along the way. Below are our 83 (!) top picks, guaranteed to make that next meal a delicious, healthier hit. …

10 Vegan Cooking Tips We Learned from Cookbooks

<i>If you follow a plant-based diet, dabble in it, or aspire to, these vegan tips are for you.</i><p><i>Our Vegan cookbook comes out this fall!</i><p>Vegan cooking requires you to push beyond a slap-a-steak-on-the-grill-and-call-it-dinner mindset and ponder the produce. Maybe that means zucchini pasta—ahem, …

17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

Food Preservation

17 Rainy Day Soup Recipes to Make in 20 Minutes or Less

It’s raining and you forgot your umbrella. And your rain boots. This evening you’re going to need something warm and incredibly easy that you can whip up in less than half an hour. We know the feeling, so we’ve come up with 17 amazing quick and easy soup recipes for a tasty and speedy dinner that …

Cooking

Infographic: 188 Different Pasta Types, How Best To Cook Each One

<b>Pasta lovers,</b> this is an infographic made just for you.<p><b>Created by</b> kitchen and food blog Chasing Delicious, 188 different types of pasta are sorted …

Infographics

12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …

Which Milk for What Recipe: A Non-Dairy Milk Guide for All Your Cooking and Baking Needs - One Green Planet

When it comes to non-dairy milk, there are more choices than ever. The shelves are filled with soy milk, rice milk, almond milk, cashew milk, hemp …

23 Three-Ingredient Breakfast Recipes That Will Make Your Mornings Way Better

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Infographic: The Meanings Of Fancy Food Terms In Restaurant Menus

<i>Click on image to enlarge</i><p><i>Click on image to enlarge</i><p><b>Ever walked</b> into a nice restaurant, looked at the menu, and wondered to yourself: “What on earth is …

Infographic: A Guide To Becoming A Guru At Kitchen Knives

<i>Click to enlarge image</i><p><i>Click to enlarge image</i><p><b>This infographic</b> by SB Lattin Design goes beyond selecting appropriate knives for various cooking</b> …

Infographics

15 edible plants you can grow in your tiny apartment

Imagine rising with the sun and tending to your crops, all to the beat of morning traffic.<p>While growing plants in a busy city might seem like an …

Andrea Romano

The 13 Basic Flavor Combos That Make Any Food Taste Amazing

Cooking without a recipe is the endgame when it comes to eliminating dinnertime stress. How great would it be to come home and know exactly which …

Food