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Everything you need to know about mashed potatoes just in time for Thanksgiving

'Hell's Kitchen All Stars' Chef Barbie Marhsall shares her steps to making perfect mashed potatoes.<p>Mashed potatoes at Thanksgiving are serious …

Thanksgiving

Are you ready for see-through pumpkin pie?

You might not believe it, but this pie has the taste and texture of a traditional pumpkin pie. But it sure doesn't look like the Thanksgiving …

Thanksgiving

6 surprising health benefits of mushrooms

'Magic' indeed: Each kind has a different nutritional superpower.<p>Cultures around the world have eaten or used mushrooms medicinally for centuries, …

Healthy Eating

55 Vintage Recipes From the '50s Worth Trying Today

Vintage

101 Best Pizzas in America for 2017

United States

Want to eat less salt? Add more spice

Reducing our sodium intake is a goal the Federal Drug Administration is working on — sort of. Last year, the agency asked food manufacturers and …

Nutrition

Dress up ice cubes with these 9 edible flowers

Flowers are an easy way to add a pop of color and creativity to your drinks. Whether it's water, lemonade or a cocktail, chilling the beverage with …

Flowers

The Book of Joy

Advertisement<p>Close Ad<p>The Book of Joy<p>Favorite recipes from Joy …

200 RECIPES

200 RECIPES<p>A collection of mom's recipes - some from her mother and grandmother - and recipes shared by family, friends and friends of friends to get …

I ate the much-hyped, meatless Impossible Burger and it was good

(But it wasn't quite great.)<p>I was lucky enough to be raised enjoying thick, handmade burger patties made by my grandmother from meat that came from …

Burgers

8 grains that prove wheat is overrated

These ancient grains pack nutrition that blows away modern flour.<p>If the gluten-free craze has taught us anything, it's that not all grains can mimic …

New ruby chocolate is 'intense sensorial delight'

This new fourth type of chocolate might make pink the new brown.<p>Get your Instagram account ready. Pink-hued chocolate is heading this way, and it's …

Fruitcake found in the Antarctic is 106 years old

Perfectly preserved, it may have been discarded by doomed members of a 1911 expedition.<p>If you’re wondering how long that fruitcake in the fridge will …

Theology

10 of the most popular office lunches around the world

Once you see a typical Turkish lunch, you won't want yours.<p>I'm spoiled because on most work days, the entire contents of my kitchen are available for …

60 Iconic U.S. Restaurants to Try Before You Die

eat your way across America</a>, sampling the unique dishes and unrivaled ambience at some of the country's most distinct restaurants. From greasy …

Restaurants

23 Mexican Breakfast Recipes That Aren't All Burritos

Viva la breakfast. It’s the first meal of the day, and when it’s smothered in guacamole, queso, a runny egg, and hot sauce, it's worth celebrating. …

40 Decadent Desserts That Melt Fat

Black Forest Cookies<p>Almond flour, cocoa powder, coconut oil, dried cherries, and dark chocolate chips combine to create one of the tastiest cookies …

Dessert

5 Foreign Foods That Can Kill You (But You Should Eat Anyway)

How far are you willing to go to enjoy a rare delicacy? These foreign foods aren’t just delicious—they’re also potentially deadly!<p>Foreign Foods That …

You may not know what koji is, but you've probably eaten it

This moldy staple of Japanese cooking is catching on in the U.S.<p>If you’re a fan of Asian cuisine, you've probably eaten koji, though you may not have …

Healthy Eating

Here Are the 50 Best Healthy-Eating Tips of All Time

Canal House Peach Jam

This peach jam recipe makes enough to give a few jars away as gifts, or you could easily halve it.<p>Ingredients<p>12 large ripe freestone peaches<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>3 cups sugar<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>special equipment<p>A candy thermometer<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Using the tip of a paring knife, score …

Recipes

Do you know the official food of your state?

You Should Never, Ever Throw Away Strawberry Tops

Up until now we've always been taught to think that every fruit has a part that you shouldn't eat: watermelon seeds, apple cores, orange peels, …

Smoothies

20 Foods You Can Only Find In The South

6 Ways Southerners Cook With Coca-Cola

It is rare to run across a Southerner who has not, at some point in their lives, enjoyed the sweet and salty taste of peanuts poured into a bottle of …

Cooking

5 celebs you didn't know were amazing cooks

You know them for another skill, yet they made Epicurious's list of 100 greatest home cooks of all time.<p>What does it take to elevate a cook to a …

Ina Garten

You've been cooking potatoes wrong your whole life

Potatoes

This Artist Makes Amazing Carvings Out of Food

Food market aisles are like a blank canvas for Daniele Barresi, an Italian carving designer who’s now based in Sydney, Australia. The creative …

Philly pizza dough has history baked right in

At Urban Village Brewing Company, the dough is started with yeast captured from the air in Old City.<p>The mother yeast at Urban Village Brewing Company …

Pizza