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3 Next-Level Grains to Try

While quinoa and farro are firmly in the mainstream, chef Aimee Oxley believes that the future belongs to kamut, spelt and amaranth.<p><i>We asked chefs to</i> …

8 Soup Recipes You Should Definitely Batch

It's soup season.<p>From creamy cauliflower to classic split pea, here are eight fantastic soups to make and enjoy all week long.<p>This healthy vegan soup …

3 Ways to Pair White Bean Soup

White beans themselves don’t have a ton of flavor, so the other ingredients in the soup will drive the wine pairing. Here are three approaches.<p>White …

8 Chef Upgrades for White Bean Soup

White bean soup is one of the healthier comfort food dishes out there, even when paired with fried salami or mayonnaise, as some of the chefs do here.<p>…

8 Ways to Revolutionize Brunch with a Bacon Weave

This weekend, don’t settle for strips of bacon. Take brunch to the next level with a bacon weave. Learn how to make one in this week’s episode of Mad …

5 Must-Try Stinky Cheeses, From Tame to Ultra-Pungent

Starting tomorrow, New York City might seem a bit more aromatic. That’s because from March 6 to 13, it’s the eighth annual Stinky Cheese …

Blogs | Food & Wine

What beer is your state searching for?<p>Jet Tila joins the upcoming season as the show returns to its original format.<p>Dogfish Head, Cigar City, and …

10 Global Meatball Recipes for National Meatball Day

While not all food appreciation days are worth celebrating (we’ll pass on National Turkey Neck Soup Day, thanks) today is National Meatball Day and …

Our Plastic Ocean

Changing Planet<p>The world’s oceans are overflowing with plastic. Every year, around eight millions tons of plastic is unceremoniously dumped into our oceans (Lauren Parker, National Geographic, 2015). Plastic is an everyday part of life on earth, and I challenge you to spend a day where you don’t …

Pollution

25 Ways to Cook With Canned Tomatoes, Your Pantry Hero

Pass the can opener—these tomato-based recipes are all about fresh flavors...straight from a pantry staple.<p><b>Sure, sure—we're waiting around for spring</b> (and the vegetables that come with it) just like everybody else. In the meantime, we're reaching for the nearest can of tomatoes when we need a hit …

Cooking

For Any Product to be Successful, Empathy Is Key

Meet Mary, a college student I met at a Texas state school. She’s a Junior, and she’s changed her major three times. She picked her first major because her mom told her to. She picked her most recent course of study because her best friend is doing it, too. Mary wants to travel the world when she …

Object Lessons: The Iconic Eames Lounge Chair

This story begins with Billy Wilder, director of <i>Some</i> <i>Like It Hot,</i> <i>The Apartment,</i> <i>Sunset Boulevard,</i> and other movie classics. Wilder was a noted …

Incredibly Realistic Anatomical Paintings Reveal the Inner Workings of Our Bodies

Artist and recent Pratt Institute graduate Danny Quirk continues to amaze with incredibly realistic anatomical illustrations painted directly on the body. Quirk uses liquid latex, acrylic paint, and Sharpies to expose the intricate inner workings of the human body. Muscles, tissue, organs and more …

Art

‘So When Is It Going to Be Time?’ Now, as Google CFO Pichette to Retire From Search Giant.

He is one of five executive officers at the company, a key member of the leadership team at the search giant.<p>Longtime Google CFO Patrick Pichette is retiring from the company.<p>The move was disclosed in an SEC filing, and, in a post on Google+ and also in an internal memo, Pichette acknowledged the …

How To Make Your Cubicle Feel Like Home

When you spend 40+ hours a week at work, it's important to make your desk as inspiring as possible. Here, HouseBeautiful.com editor Sarah Bray translates the style she favors at her NYC apartment to her Hearst Tower corner cubicle.<p>Sitting at my cubicle... happily working, of course.<p>If you have a …

Abigail Sartin : Dancing Through Adversity

Wildlife<p><i>Dreams of the World: One Dream a Time. This post is the latest in the series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people Kike meets during his travels.</i><p>Abigail Marie Sartin is eighteen years old. Originally from Wichita, Kansas, she now works in New York, practicing diligently to …

Dancing

10 Wonderful Salads That Are Essentially Just an Excuse to Eat Cheese

We love salads at Food & Wine. Great, crisp produce tossed with a simple vinaigrette is all we want sometimes. But other times we want to eat a salad …

5 Life Lessons a Chef Would Tell Her Younger Self

"Between full time school and work to support myself, I took on adult behaviors before spending much time growing up. When I look back and think of …

Curiosity Is as Important as Intelligence

There seems to be wide support for the idea that we are living in an “age of complexity”, which implies that the world has never been more intricate. This idea is based on the rapid pace of technological changes, and the vast amount of information that we are generating (the two are related). Yet …

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Network

Some people line up lunches and coffee dates because they’re in search of a job, venture funding, or clients for their company. But if that’s the reason you’re having a networking meeting, you — and your invitee — aren’t likely to get much satisfaction. As Harvard Business School professor …

How to Drink a Cuppa (Tea)

Never mind that tea wasn’t introduced to Britain until the mid-17th century or that coffee actually preceded it to the Scepter’d Isle: The image of an English afternoon tea is practically synonymous with refined British culture.<p>Traditionally served between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., afternoon tea can be a …

Coffee Around the World

Kenneth Davids is a coffee expert, an author, and a co-founder of Coffee Review, a site that serves as a coffee buyer’s guide. Davids conducts blind, expert cuppings of coffees and reports the finding in 100-point reviews, much like those that exist in the wine industry.<p><b>Some of the advice Davids</b> …

Swiss, Please: Raclette

Along with watches and chocolate, cheese is one of Switzerland’s great treasures, and raclette—both a semifirm cheese and a stick-to-your-ribs dish—is an Alpine gem that remains little known outside this country’s borders.<p>Raclette comes from cows that munch on short blades of high-altitude grass. …

Swiss Food Bliss

To those who think that the subject of Swiss cuisine can be summed up in one word — fondue — I say not so fast. In a country with four official languages (French, German, Italian, and Romansh) culinary traditions reflect a complex national identity.<p>Put your fondue prejudice aside in <b>Zürich</b> by …

Our Books, Ourselves: What Fictional Food Says About Us

<i>This post is the first in a series on food in literature.</i><p>Most works of fiction, sooner or later, mention food. It’s a useful literary tool: food can set a stage, build a world, or define a personality or a social class.<p>Ian Fleming’s James Bond, for example, an upper-class foodie if there ever was …

Books

Daylight Savings Time: 7 Surprising Things You May Not Know

Our annual clock fiddling leads to fewer robberies and more unhappy farmers, for starters.<p>For most of the United States, this weekend sees the return of clock confusion—and heated debate.<p>Many Americans will spring forward an hour to mark the beginning of daylight savings time (DST)—also known as …

China is Obama's trump card in push for Pacific Rim trade pact

WASHINGTON — As the<p>White Houselooks to wrap up years of negotiations on a highly contested Pacific Rim trade pact, administration officials are increasingly casting the agreement as vital to helping the U.S. face its most daunting economic rival: China.<p>The proposed<p>Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, …

Globalization

Life of Cats at Japan Society Gallery

If you thought the cat craze was only as young as YouTube, the latest exhibition opening at Japan Society Gallery will demonstrate that long before they became memes and viral sensations, the four-legged feline had already been a muse for centuries. Centered on Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints …

Pets