Margaret Wairimu

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Southern Food Expert Virginia Willis on What Everyone Gets Wrong about Southern Food

<i>We're sitting down with our favorite writers and cooks to talk about their upcoming projects, their best food memories, and just about anything else. This article is brought to you by Ten Speed Press. Head here to pick up a copy of Lighten Up, Y’all.</i><p><i>Today: Virginia Willis brings to the table a new</i> …

Fried Chicken

The Most Offensive-Smelling Foods To Eat In The Office, Ranked

I know you like to think that your lunch don't stink...<p>Some unwritten rules: Always allow people to first exit the elevator before you get on it. When the host starts cleaning, it's time to leave the party. Never eat a tuna fish sandwich while sitting next to a colleague. Ever.<p>Certain foods must be …

Onions

Our 33 Best Winter Salad Recipes For the Perfect Cold-Weather Crunch

Make the most of root vegetables and warm bases with these cold-weather salads<p>Updated:<p>Spring and summer provide a bounty of fresh produce that tastes …

The 7 Fruits You Should Eat More of This Month

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: In the dead of winter, when your market bags are laden with dark leafy greens and root vegetables, don't forget about fruit. Just tell yourself you're preventing scurvy and load</i> …

Citrus Fruit

7 Quick and Fresh Dinners to Make in January

These fast, winter dinner recipes rely on little helpers like anchovies and roasted citrus to perk up your weeknight meals.<p><b>In the middle of winter,</b> <b>sometimes</b> you need to find creative ways to breathe new life into your weeknight dinners. Lend your meals a little help from flavor boosters like briny …

Cooking

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

Eating healthy should never leave you hungry.<p><b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautᅢᄅed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET</b> …

Recipes

Our 20 Best Mexican Comfort Food Recipes For An Authentic Mexican Feast

Cheese, beans and rice will comfort you through anything<p>Updated:<p>Can't make it to Mexico this year? No worries, just spend a few weeks cooking …

All About Food Lover's Cleanse Lunches + Day 3 Menu

A little repetition isn’t a bad thing when you are trying to build new habits, and salad for lunch a great place to start.<p>I’m thrilled to see you all posting, commenting, and reaching out about the #BAcleanse. I hope by now you’ve gotten most of your groceries and are enjoying the fun part of the …

Healthy Eating

Cook More this Year -- 28 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Lives

2015 is here and resolutions are flying right and left. Lose weight, save money, get fit. All are lofty yet understandable goals. Unfortunately, many won't last past the first half of January. Instead of joining the fray, why not make a goal that you can actually stick to? Decide to cook more for …

Slow Cookers

7 Meatless Mains (+ What to Wash Them Down With)

The easiest way to make dinner feel special is to pair it with a great beverage -- whether a cocktail, a smoothie, or something more akin to dessert, a fancy libation punctuates any meal and enlivens an otherwise ordinary weeknight.<p>No matter if you're a veteran vegetarian or you've resolved to cut …

Vegetarian

Spice up Your Morning With This Chard and Pineapple Smoothie

I'm on Team Savory Breakfast—anyone else with me? I'm far more interested in spicy chilaquiles than sweet French toast, and I've even been known to garnish my oatmeal with a little sriracha; I like to start my day with a little heat.<p>This smoothie satisfies all my breakfast desires with a spicy kick …

Pork and Beans

123<p>7<p><b>Cassoulet</b> was probably the first French dishes that really hooked me on French cuisine. I was working at Chez Panisse at the time and when the …

Around the World in Hot Sauce: An Illustrated Tour of 18 Varieties

If there's one constant in global cuisine, it's that people all over the world like spicy food. And food cultures across the world have come up with countless ways to dry, crush, smoke, pickle, brine, and confit chilies into condiments, developing hot sauces that give dishes extra dimension and …

How Professor Ann Noble Inspired a Generation of Female Winemakers

Professor Ann Noble taught enology at the University of California for more than 28 years. Many of her pupils are now among the best winemakers in …

31 Meatless Mains to Kick Off the New Year

Gallery31 Meatless Mains to Kick Off the New Year<p>Creamy, gooey rich lasagnas. Hearty bowls of chili. Saucy enchiladas. Big, satisfying salads. Whether you're a committed vegetarian or just looking to cut back on your meat intake, we've got 31 delicious meat-free meals to highlight the best of …

Pastry Chef Lisa Donovan Transformed Her Life on a Poem by M.F.K. Fisher, Offers a Caramel Rich Homage to Edna Lewis

Chef Lisa Donovan shares a recipe honoring Edna Lewis and M.F.K. Fisher—the women who inspired her to cook—and changed her life.<p><i>F&W's #FOODWINEWOMEN</i> …

Take the 2015 #CookingStreak Challenge!

Cook 1 meal, every day, for 31 days. Do you have the chops?<p>Christmas cookies, honey-baked ham, gravy, pies, mashed potatoes, more Christmas cookies—the holiday season can feel like a gauntlet for your gut. It’s time to take back control.That’s why, come January 1st, you must take the 2015 …

You're Frying Your Eggs in Olive Oil, Right?

There's an art to the perfect olive oil-fried egg. Here's how to do it.<p>You know what’s better than a fried egg? A <i>crispy</i> fried egg. I mean, that’s pretty much inarguable, right? Which is why this past year I started frying mine in olive oil. I noticed a lot of hip restaurants in these …

Recipes

Kim Kardashian's BFF Jonathan Cheban Plans Burger Empire

Jonathan Cheban, BFF and sometimes-publicist to famous butt Kim Kardashian, is dipping his impeccably pedicured toe into the fast-casual burger chain waters. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, Cheban is preparing to open his first <b>Burger Bandit</b> restaurant on Long Island — you know, "a normal …

Paris's New Power Chefs Are Women

Phenomenal female chefs are changing Paris's restaurant scene. Leading the movement: 30-year-old Tatiana Levha.<p><i>F&W's #FOODWINEWOMEN series spotlights</i> …

The Impromptu Salad That Could

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>My kids love salads (I wish I could give you the formula for reproducing this trait; I have no idea why they do). I worry that green salads will …

Arugula

The Italian Aperitivo

It's not polite to linger at a table for hours unless you and your group are still ordering more Negronis.<p>I love the concept of the Italian aperitivo. It's a simple idea and a very social and functional way of meeting up with friends, having a cocktail, and enjoying hors d'oeuvres. Now it may sound …

Snacks

Gwyneth V. Martha, Gordon Ramsay V. His Father-in-Law, and More 2014 Feuds

Fight! Fight! Fight! The food world erupted several times this past year when both new and longtime rivals got nasty. Chefs attacked critics, everyone sued Gordon Ramsay, and Gwyneth Paltrow and Martha Stewart bared their fangs. Get out the popcorn:<p>Gwyneth vs. Martha<p>The domestic goddess/livestyle …

Gordon Ramsay Fails to Shut Down 'Gordon Ransay's' Impostor Restaurant

Shouty chef Gordon Ramsay has failed to shut down an impostor restaurant after four years of legal battles: A resort restaurant in Tenerife, the largest of Spain's Canary Islands, continues to capitalize on Ramsay's name and fame despite the best efforts of his legal team, reports the Daily …

20 Pork Chop Recipes to Add to Your Weeknight Dinner Routine

What's better than a pork chop recipe? 20 pork chop recipes! Here are our favorite ways to cook a weeknight staple.<p><b>Pork chops: Is there anything they can't do?</b> Well, besides take out the trash and fold laundry, that is. They're quick-cooking, packed with tons of flavor, and incredibly versatile. …

Recipes

How Stephanie Izard Takes Big Risks and Rolls with Her Mistakes

Chicago chef Stephanie Izard of Girl & the Goat and Little Goat reveals some of the worst mistakes of her career.<p><i>F&W's #FOODWINEWOMEN series</i> …

Our Latest Contest: Your Best Restorative Recipe

<i>For our latest contest, we're replacing cold medications with restorative recipes.</i><p>As much as we love the holidays, the December mayhem can sometimes mean that we enter January curled up with tissues and ginger tea. Before we raid the pharmacy, show us your best home-cooked remedies -- from …

Peruvian Food Court Shutters After Rat Video Goes Viral

It's not just the New York subway system that has a rat problem: According to <i>The Independent</i>, several restaurants in a Lima, Peru food court — including a KFC — have been forced to shutter after video evidence of a rat infestation was viewed by "tens of thousands" on social media.<p>The 14-second …

Nigel Slater's Recipes Will Transport You to Idyllic London

Chef Renee Erickson's favorite cookbooks are all by Nigel Slater.<p><i>Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like asking a parent to choose her</i> …

17 Resolution-Approved Detox Recipes

You’re probably reeling a little bit from the Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve stretch; it was a cocktail and hor d’oeuvres-filled blur. Whether you believe in setting resolutions or un-resolutions, there’s no harm in eating a little cleaner every now and then. Head into 2015 with your eyes on the …

Detox