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Master Class: How to Beat Egg Whites

Perfectly whipped egg whites are the key to many light and fluffy desserts like meringues, mousses, and soufflés. Egg whites add air and lightness, …

10 Facts About Food Regulation The Government Hopes You Won't Notice

Americans put a lot of faith in the government when it comes to food regulation. We trust that our meat is pathogen-free, and that raw fruits and vegetables won't make us sick. We tend to believe that something labeled "all-natural" comes from a small farm that uses no chemicals. And we tell …

Oscars Party Recipes For This Year's Academy Awards

The Oscars are upon us again, and we're totally ready to embrace the frivolity. It's the one time of year (okay, maybe not the <i>one</i> time, but...) that we allow ourselves to fully indulge in Hollywood decadence and celebrity nonsense. We'll sit through the entire red carpet and the ridiculously long …

Would you pay to eat soil? In Tokyo, you can

At French restaurant Ne Quittez Pas in Tokyo, which serves up southern French cuisine with fresh seafood from Misaki, Kanagawa as well as green …

The symmetry of citrus is a beautiful thing

This photo by Emily Blincoe is more than a study in color, it's a stunning tribute to the segmented beauty of citrus – to the liths and locules that …

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A scientific explanation of why Sriracha tastes so damn good

If you put sriracha on over 50% of your foodstuffs like me, you know what makes the Thai chili sauce so good — <i>magical pepper elves.</i> But it turns out …

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Taco Bell is going to win the morning with its one-handed breakfasts

American fast-food chain Taco Bell is getting into the breakfast business. The Mexican food eatery is planning to roll out a new breakfast menu on March 27, which will include a hefty line of offerings, including a breakfast burrito, grilled breakfast taco, and even a <i>waffle</i> taco.<p>And pretty much all …

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New Rules Would Curb How Kids Are Sold Junk Food At School

If you want to teach kids to adopt healthier eating habits, it's probably unwise to give them coupons for fast food chains at school.<p>And those advertisements for sugary sodas on the gymnasium scoreboard? Seems like another mixed message schools are sending kids.<p>That's why the White House and U.S. …

Hamburgers Are About To Get More Expensive

That means consumers will pay $1 more on average for two pounds of ground beef in 2014, and may soon see higher prices for burgers and other beef dishes at restaurants, assuming the projections are accurate.<p>Consumers in the U.S. paid an average $3.50 per pound for ground beef in 2013, according to …

7 Foods Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

If you're looking for the fountain of youth, stop looking in your medicine cabinet and take a closer look into your pantry. What we put in our bodies affects everything from the size of our waistlines, the condition of our hearts, and yes-even how long we live.<p>Researchers have been fascinated by …

FLOTUS goes big on label changes

The Obama administration has unveiled the most sweeping update to nutrition labeling on food packages in more than two decades — and Americans are in for a reality check about how many calories and how much sugar they are consuming.<p>What’s considered a serving size would get larger, the type used to …

So Apparently, We've Been Eating Sushi All Wrong [VIDEO]

Drop those chopsticks. Step away from the sushi. And for God's sake, check yourself on the soy sauce.<p>There's an art to eating sushi, a way to not disturb the delicate balance of flavor and texture the chef prepared just for you. So, how <i>do</i> you eat the the quintessential Japanese delicacy of vinegar …

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