Krystal Yeager

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How to Make Homemade Marshmallow Peeps

The world <i>wants</i> us to make Peeps.<p>I discovered this last year on a day that began with reading an article in the local paper in which Marilyn Hagerty called a Ruby Tuesday “one of the stars in the restaurant scene” of my new town. It was a day I almost gave up on food.<p>On top of all of that, I had an …

Gardening with the (Michelin) Stars

<i>April is Homegrown Month at Tasting Table.</i><p>When scouting a space for his restaurant back in 2012, The Musket Room chef and owner Matt Lambert wasn't …

Gardening

How Much Does a Food Truck Cost?

How much does a food truck cost?<p>The short answer: about $50,000 on the low end, at least in California. The long answer: it can cost much, much more to actually get a food truck business off the ground -- depending on who you are, where you are, and what your goals may be.<p>Food trucks have been a …

Top of the Evening to You

Breakfast for dinner rules.<p>This is not up for debate. And I'm not talking about the BS "breakfast with dinner" recipes. Putting an egg on your …

Breakfast

Candy Crushed

WWJD? Nah, this Good Friday here at TT, we're mulling over some questions of our own.<p>Like, who actually craves Cadbury Creme Eggs? Are Peeps as …

Diner Discovers 50 Pearls in One Fried Oyster

It's fairly rare to find one pearl in an oyster, let alone 50, but that's what happened yesterday afternoon when diner Toni Elliot took a bite out of a fried oyster at Puckett's Boat House in Franklin, Tenn. Elliot told the local ABC news station that she was "shocked" to discover "pearl after …

Guilt-Free Doughnuts: Baked Pączki With Plum Butter

You've heard of Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, but do you know about Fat Thursday? In Poland, it's a special day dedicated to eating sweets forbidden during Lent, especially doughnut-like <i>pączki</i> (pronounced "paunch-ki"). There are many recipe variations, but my personal favorite, courtesy of my …

Meet Germany's Master Mustard Sommelier

Florian Henrich likes the extra hot mustards. About 4:45 into the video, which was directed by Ignacio Lantero, Henrich takes a bite of a spicy mustard so hot that it sets his sinuses ablaze. Henrich is forced to rest, but only momentarily: he is, you see, <b>the finest mustard sommelier in all of</b> …

The Ultimate Guide to Mushrooms

Mushrooms, the fruiting bodies of edible fungi, are amazing things in the kitchen, bearers of flavor that range from nutty to aromatically woody …

Postcard: A Rare Tea Harvest

Every Spring, the harvest of China's most famous and expensive green tea begins: <i>longjing cha</i>, or Dragon Well tea. The best leaves, <i>mingqian cha</i>, are …

5 Ways to Flavor Your Butter with Fresh Herbs

<i>Today: Make compound butter your back pocket powerhouse for pasta, grilled cheese, and winning hostess gifts.</i><p>Oh, butter: We love you so. Whether smeared on toast, loaded into croissants, or sitting atop our steaks, butter never lets us down. Then we asked ourselves, is it possible to make butter …

How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn: The Sounds of Being the Boss

More<p>How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn<p>More tales from the restaurant industry<p>People always ask me: How does it feel to be your own boss? I can't say there's one specific feeling, or that it's inherently better than not being my own boss. After all, lots of people live perfectly free and …

Why One Man Has Devoted His Life To Harvesting Rainbow-Colored Vegetables

Chefs know the power of aesthetics when it comes to selling a plate of food. Just take a look at the world's most beautiful restaurant dishes -- you'll want to eat them, but you'll also want to stop and stare.<p>To enjoy food is not just to satisfy a hungry belly, but to excite all five senses -- …

Food Delivery Service ChowNow Supports Both Google Wallet & Apple Pay

ChowNow, one of a growing number of online restaurant delivery apps in the U.S., now works with Google Wallet. The app, which is available in over two dozen cities in the U.S. and Canada, is the first service already integrated with independent restaurants to bring both Google Wallet and Apple Pay …

Disney World's New Restaurant, The Boathouse, Will Serve a $115 Steak

Disney Springs — the dining and entertainment complex inside the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Flor. — will soon be home to an upscale steakhouse and seafood restaurant. As first reported by Eater Chicago, it's called The Boathouse and features "waterfront dining with a nautical theme." The …

Along Came a Spider

Ever taken the time to think about what kitchen tools you'd be lost without? Things like a knife, a wooden spoon, a pot? Sure. But a spider? Not so …

Disney World Will Serve A $115 Steak

Forget chocolate-covered funnel cake and lollipops bigger than your baby's head. Eating is about to get more extreme at Disney World with a shmancily-priced piece of meat.<p>According to Disney Food Blog, a restaurant called The Boathouse will be coming this spring (April 13th is the soonest possible …

Mr. Burger to Marry Ms. King in Most Fast Food-Friendly Wedding Ever

The smell of love and Whoppers is in the air: A couple from Illinois named Joel Burger and Ashley King — yes, thats right, Mr. Burger and Ms. King — are tying the knot this summer, and sealing their place in fast food history. According to the <i>State Journal-Register</i>, the duo has "fully embraced" …

Chain Restaurant CEOs Make $5,859 Per Hour on Average

While fast food workers fight to earn more than minimum wage, the CEOs of popular chain restaurants are sitting cushy. According to a new <i>USA Today</i> analysis of data from S&P Capital IQ, 13 CEOs of "well-known retailers and restaurants" — including the likes of Chipotle, Pizza Hut, and Dunkin' Donuts …

Meet the Man Who Fights Rampant Food Fraud

A recent article in the <i>New York Times</i> profiles Mansour Samadpour, an expert in discovering food fraud. Samadpour is the chief executive of IEH Laboratories which is one of the country's top facilities for testing whether a food is really what the label says it is. Food fraud has long been a major …

Chipotle Illegally Fired Employee Who Participated in Labor Strikes

Burrito behemoth Chipotle is the latest restaurant to feel the wrath of the National Labor Relations Board. According to Think Progress, the chain was found guilty of violating the National Labor Relations Act, which protects the rights of private employees to organize into a union, engage in …

The Croissant Loaf Is Proof That Everlasting Flakiness Can Exist

Get to know the croissant loaf. It is your friend. Your very good friend.<p>It's unfair to criticize a specimen as perfect as a well-made croissant. But the flakiest of baked goods does pose one dilemma for bakers: Once each perfect pastry has been sliced out of the dough, there are scraps leftover. …

Baking

Denver Bronco Pranks Waiter Who Mocked Him

You probably don't want to mess with All-Pro defensive end DeMarcus Ware. The 32 year old has a reputation for being one of the fiercest players in the game, and is the Dallas Cowboys' all-time sack leader. And though he's with the Denver Broncos now, he probably doesn't take kindly to being mocked …

NFL

Use Liquid Nitrogen to Make Modern Ice Garnishes

Ever wanted to incorporate water balloons into your dinnertime routine? Here's your chance: These ice shells are made from dipping filled balloons into liquid nitrogen, then popping them so only the frozen outer layer remains. The result is an elegant, modernist ice globe that can be used to add an …

Decorations

Hey Chef, What Else Can I Do With Vinegar?

The word "vinegar" encompasses so many varieties, flavors, and uses, with so many cuisines under its belt, that you don't have to look far for ideas on how to use it. We have plenty of basic vinegar techniques for you, but today I'm talking to pro chefs on their abundant and sometimes far-out …

30 Facts You Never Knew About Chocolate

There may not be any more room in our brains for certain things like the trig functions we learned in high school, but there will always be enough space for more information about chocolate. Fortunately for all you fellow chocolate fiends out there, Mental Floss has just come out with a new video …

Burger King to Pay for Burger-King Wedding

The nuptials between an Illinois couple with the last names Burger and King will be sponsored by the Whopper makers over at Burger King. Yesterday, news broke that Joel Burger and Ashley King are getting married this summer and had reached out to the chain for permission to use the logo on their …

Make Del Posto's Classic (and Evil) Tiramisu at Home

What happens when a punk rocker lands in one of Manhattan’s super fine-dining establishments? If you’re <b>Brooks Headley</b>, the answer is that you create otherworldly pastries in the Del Posto kitchen. Senior food editor Alison Roman visited Headley to learn his secrets for one of her favorite recipes: …

Dessert

Domino's Will Give Out Free Pizza If There's An MLB No-Hitter

Just weeks after Domino's offered 50 percent off all online orders for March Madness, the company is back with yet another sports-centric deal. This time you'll get a free pizza with the return of Domino's MLB no-hitter pizza promotion. So if you're looking to score a free pie, you'd better hope …

Fika Wants to School You on the Swedish Coffee Break

"To grab a coffee on the go is not really a fika," explains <b>Johanna Kindvall</b>, co-author and illustrator of new lifestyle cookbook <i>Fika:</i> <i>The</i> <i>Art of the Swedish Coffee Break.</i> Rather, she continues, "if you have a cup of coffee on a bench in the park, alone or with a friend, I would say it's a fika, …