Food & Drinks

By Jay Jayasuriya | There is more to just eating and drinking?

Starbucks Has Gone Insane

There is a time and a place for everything in this world, except for three things: 1) Santacon, 2) the GOP, and 3) limited-time-only Starbucks …

Coffee

Happy Holidays, Coffee-Lovers: Starbucks Is Launching a Christmas Tree Frappuccino!

Starbucks is giving everyone an early Christmas present: the Christmas Tree Frappuccino! Out of all the holiday drinks Starbucks has ever released, this one just might take the cake — or the tree topper — for the most festive. The frozen drink starts with a Peppermint Mocha Crème Frappuccino and is …

Christmas

You Can Eat As Much Of These 10 "Zero Point" Foods As You Want

Weight Watchers is one of the oldest and most respected dieting plans in the country, with celebrities ranging from Oprah Winfrey to Jonah Hill …

Weight Loss

Pizza Hut testing beer and wine delivery

AUSTIN (KXAN/CNN) — Pizza Hut is thinking outside of the pizza box in an effort to boost sales.<p>On Tuesday, the chain said it will start testing beer …

Pizza Hut

How to Make White Chocolate Pecan Cranberry Fudge

We all love the idea of homemade gifts but rarely have enough time to make them. Or so you think… This incredibly moreish & beautiful White Chocolate …

Dessert

How to Eat Snacks for Dinner, the Portuguese Way

Early last summer, I dined with friends in a dimly lit <i>taberna</i> in Lisbon’s Alfama neighborhood. Several bowls of herb-flecked bean and seafood salads were spread across our table, as well as a basket of bread. The smell of garlic punctuated my nostrils. What exactly was I about to eat?<p>The answer: …

European Travel

Seven Things You’re Paying Too Much for in a Restaurant

Most people don’t go out to a fancy meal expecting a bargain.<p>But that doesn’t mean they want to be ripped off.<p>Splurge by all means, says Josh Capon, …

Restaurants

This Is How Every Type of Alcohol Affects Your Mood, According to Science

Pick your holiday drink wisely.<p>A new study has analysed how different types of alcohol cause different emotional responses in both men and women.<p>The …

Alcohol

Starbucks Just Unveiled a Sophisticated New Holiday Drink

Starbucks has been treating us to a ton of special holiday drinks this year. It seems like just yesterdaythey gave us the Toasted White Chocolate …

Coffee

Verts Changes Its Name to Noon Mediterranean

It’s a lunch reference<p><b>Verts,</b> the Austin-born Mediterranean fast-casual chain, changed its name to <b>Noon Mediterranean</b>. The new name was revealed today through the restaurant’s social media channels.<p>Why? Co-owner and founder Michael Heyne said that people didn't understand the original name, a …

Texas

13 Tasty Recipes That Can Help Fight Iron Deficiency

We’ve all had a day or week when we just felt… exhausted. Fatigued and weak, we just can’t keep going at our usual breakneck speed, and it’s time to …

Healthy Eating

6 Foods You Should Never Refrigerate

Think twice before throwing these foods in your fridge.<p>When unpacking from a trip to the grocery store, it can be tempting to put almost any …

Frozen

How Long Does Garlic Last? And How Can You Tell If It's Gone Bad?

The world needs to know.<p>Everyone has garlic in the kitchen. Everyone. But how long does garlic last? And how long has yours been sitting there? Maybe it’s been in a nice little ceramic garlic vessel for the last year. Maybe there’s a few bulbs that have been hanging out on the top of your fridge …

Bon Appetit

A few grain free, vegan black sesame #matcha cookies are the perfect hump day treat 🐪 These have the BEST texture: perfectly crisp outsides with a gooey center. The recipe is on the site -- hope you lovely people are having a great day!

Found: The Thanksgiving Side That Will Make Your Skin Glow

Plus, more tips for a healthier Thanksgiving straight from the queen of plant-based cuisine....

Skin

Welcome to the debut of Skiz’s Original Suppers

After years of doing Supper clubs and Pop-ups in all manner of places, I’m finally taking the plunge, folks, and opening up my own underground …

Pumpkin Sheet Cake With Toasted Marshmallows

We know it’s that gooey, toasted marshmallow topping that got you in the door, but you’ll stay for the tender, moist, not-too-sweet pumpkin cake underneath. Bonus: The batter comes together less than 10 minutes after popping open the can of pumpkin.<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more …

This Is the Only Canned Pumpkin You Should Ever Buy

Yep, it's even better than homemade pumpkin puree.<p>Thanksgiving is around the corner, and you've got pumpkin pie on the mind. Maybe you're thinking to yourself, "Is there really such a thing as <i>good</i> canned pumpkin? Is the best canned pumpkin better than a lovingly-crafted homemade pumpkin puree?" …

Thanksgiving

36 Dump-And-Cook Crockpot Recipes You Need To Try

Make chicken tetrazzini the easy way with this breezy recipe. The only thing you have to do when you get home at the end of the day is add cream …

Stir-fried shredded roti (kottu roti)

Combine garlic, ginger, half the sliced onion, curry leaves, green chilli and tomato in a food processor and process to form a paste.<p>Heat oil in a …

Starbucks opens its first bakery with more to come

Starbucks, a regular stop for the coffee-and-muffin crowd in the morning, is taking a significant step toward becoming a bigger player when it comes to lunch and dinner.<p>Starbucks announced it is opening its first high-end Italian bakery at its Starbucks Reserve Roastery location in its hometown of …

Coffee

Recipe: 3-Ingredient Garlicky Red Potatoes

3-Ingredient Garlicky Red Potatoes<p>Serves 8 to 10<p>3 pounds large red potatoes, cut into 1 1/2- to 2-inch chunks <br>3 tablespoons olive oil <br>3 teaspoons …

Why McRibs and Pumpkin Spice Lattes aren't sold year-round

'Tis the season for spicy lattes, fast food turkey sandwiches and pumpkin-flavored everything.<p>If you're a fan, you'd better act fast: They won't be around for long.<p>That's by design. Seasonal items are an important marketing tool for the food industry, according to Alexander Chernev, a professor of …

Seasonal Food

Smoky Slow-Cooker Jambalaya

This is a great dish to make on a chilly autumn weekend since it only takes only about 30 minutes to do the prep work, then you can enjoy the rest of your afternoon while your slow cooker fills your house with the aromas of this iconic Creole dish. All you need to add is a green salad and dinner is …

Recipes

Google serves employees a real version of Android's burger emoji with cheese below the patty

Today, a Google office in Seattle served its employees something called an "Android burger." The key difference between this burger and any other is that the slice of cheese is placed beneath the beef patty and atop the lower bun. It looks exactly like Android's burger emoji, which sparked heated …

Google

36 restaurants that give you free food if it's your birthday

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>Many restaurants give out free food for your birthday.</b>• <b><br>You just need to register in advance with their rewards programs.</b>• <b><br>Here's a list of 36 restaurants that will feed you for free on your special day.</b><p>If you live in a place with a lot of chain restaurants, there's no reason why …

Recipe: Cheesy Mashed Potato Puffs

Mashed Potato Puffs<p>Makes 12 to 24 puffs, depending the size of the pan used<p>Cooking spray or butter <br>2 cups cooked mashed potatoes <br>3 large eggs, beaten …

Recipes

Chefs reveal the 9 most common mistakes people make when cooking pasta

• <b>We spoke with a panel of professional Italian and Italian-American chefs to learn the common mistakes amateur home cooks make when cooking pasta.</b>• <b><br>Under-salting the pasta water is a big no-no: "It should be well-seasoned, like a soup."</b>• <b><br>Cooking the macaroni for the exact amount of time it specifies on</b> …

Chefs reveal the foods you should never order at a restaurant

• <b>INSIDER spoke with professional chefs to ask them what dishes they'd never order at a restaurant and why.</b>• <b><br>Gourmet burgers top the list as a "waste of money and high-end ingredients."</b>• <b><br>Never order the seafood special, since there's a good chance you're eating fridge leftovers.</b><p>When it comes to dining …