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Know Your Chicken: What USDA Poultry Labels Actually Mean

Allow me to set the scene: you head to the supermarket for chicken. It should be easy. No, it should be <i>effortless</i>. But instead, you find yourself lingering in front of the shelves wondering. Not whether to go with white or dark meat, skin-on or skinless—I've usually settled on a recipe and made …

Agriculture

Skillet - Serving up a plate of how with a side of why

As someone who lives in a tiny studio apartment, I don’t get to do a lot of grilling, smoking, or any other outdoor cooking. This makes me very sad, …

​This Cheat Sheet Shows the Best Egg Substitutes for Baking

Whether you're vegan, have an egg allergy, or are simply out of eggs, there are plenty of situations in which you might be looking to swap eggs for …

Saved by the Bell's Tiffani Thiessen Cooking Channel Cooking Show Premieres This Month

Ever wonder what it would be like to go to a dinner party at a celebrity's home? What if the celebrity were Tiffani Thiessen—a.k.a. Kelly Kapowski from <i>Saved by the Bell</i>?<p>Starting February 25, Thiessen will welcome you into her kitchen for weekly dinner parties with celebrity friends—including other …

The Best Meal Kit Services: Blue Apron vs. Hello Fresh vs. Plated

Meal subscription services like Blue Apron, Hello Fresh, and Plated deliver fresh ingredients to your door each week, saving you the time and hassle …

2 Simple Maps That Reveal How American Agriculture Actually Works

Driving through the farmlands of Iowa looking for fresh food to eat is a lot like sailing through the ocean looking for fresh water to drink. In the ocean, you're surrounded by water that you can't drink; in Iowa, you're surrounded by food you can't eat. Even though Iowa generates the …

9 Vegan Food Hacks That Are The Height Of Inventiveness

Vegans are smart. Their inventiveness knows no bounds. With a little brainpower and without using animal products, these herbivores have found a way to enjoy the same foods as everyone else. They aren't excluded from indulging in the delicious; they have their cake and eat it too, they just make …

5 Secrets to a Happy Retirement

Sure, a fat nest egg and good health help. But there are less obvious ways to make sure your post-work life is a happy one.<p>Retirement ought to be a …

Retirement

Pick the Best Board Game to Play in Any Situation with This Flow Chart

If you've finally got a group together for a game night—or if it's family game time—and you have no idea what to play, this chart can help.<p>The flow …

How to Get More From Your Home Theater Without Paying a Dime

Unless you had your home theater set up by a professional, chances are you aren't getting the best possible video and sound out of your existing …

14 Food TV Shows Actually Worth Watching

Today's food TV is a cultural wasteland, but you can still watch food shows that were actually great. Here are 14 of the best of them<p>With the onslaught of a generation of TV food shows that seem to be vying for an Emmy in the category of Most Thoroughly Robbing Cooking of Dignity, Fun, and Good …

TV

What Does a Recipe Editor Do, Anyway?

Here's how a Bon Appétit recipe gets edited, step by step.<p>Imagine: You are a <i>Bon Appétit</i> recipe. You sprang from the fecund brain and dextrous hands of one of our test-kitchen folks (or a Hot 10 chef). You've been tested, tasted, and cross-tested (and cross-tested and cross-tested). You've been read …

Our 9 Favorite Vegetarian Cookbooks

<i>You know how some people are obsessed with stamp collections or fantasy football teams? Well, we're obsessed with cookbooks. Here, in Books We Love, we'll talk about our favorites.</i><p><i>Today: Our favorite vegetarian (and vegetable-forward) cookbooks.</i><p>There's a whole lot of focus on <i>you</i> come January first …

Caramelized Onions Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

It's surprisingly tricky to make caramelized onions. Here's what most people get wrong when cooking them.<p>Caramelized onions are good on pretty much…everything. The only problem? They're surprisingly tricky to make. They take time to slowly brown and caramelize. It's easy to burn them—and it's easy …

Therapists Now Encourage Cooking and Baking as Cures for Depression

A new report in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> explores the development that therapists and mental health professionals in clinics across America have been …

Mental Health

6 fascinating facts about the evolution of food

Don’t mind me — I’ll be over here, staring wide-eyed at my computer screen, sifting through an endless treasure trove of food facts and trivia.</i> …

Spices

The 14 Foods You've Been Storing All Wrong

If you find yourself tossing soggy celery and mealy tomatoes in the trash all too often, you're not alone. No one gives you a guidebook on how to store food properly to prolong shelf life and flavor. So, it's no surprise that the average American throws out more than 20 pounds of food per person …

What's the Difference? Answers to 25 Common Food Mixups

You've probably encountered ingredients in recipes and other food products that sound really similar and have wondered what their differences are. …

Watch Science Masterfully Explain Exactly How a Pressure Cooker Works

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Can You Guess What Will Be the Biggest Flavor Trend in 2015?

The Daily Meal has the scoop on what may be the biggest food trends in the nation's best restaurants in 2015. This year was all about the hybrid dessert, and heaps of umami flavor -- from shaved truffles atop pasta dishes to shiitake mushrooms invading our favorite burgers. But 2015 is going to be …

Our 11 Favorite Italian Cookbooks

<i>You know how some people are obsessed with stamp collections or fantasy football teams? Well, we're obsessed with cookbooks. Here, in Books We Love, we'll talk about our favorites.</i><p><i>Today: When we're dreaming of Italy, these are the books that we turn to.</i><p>It should go without saying, but when we think …

What will be the biggest food trends of 2015?

We gaze into our crystal ball to work out what we'll be eating in 2015, from cauliflower to coconut sugar<p><b>Coconut sugar</b><p>If 2014 was all about coconut water, next year will see coconut sugar take centrestage. Full of important nutrients like iron and zinc, coconut sugar has a lower glycemic index (a …

What Exactly Is Molasses, Anyway?

Around the holidays you see a lot of foods and ingredients that you don't particularly eat a lot of the rest of the year. Eggnog, for one, but also gingerbread, peppermint and if you're in England, bread sauce and Christmas pudding. (If you aren't in England and have no idea what we just said, …

How to Turn Bagels and Cream Cheese into a Strata

Sometime during the course of my childhood, my family acquired the tradition of eating strata for Christmas morning breakfast along with cold leftover meatballs from the night before (sliced and piled on toast—it’s a good way to eat meatballs). My mother got the strata recipe from a book group …

Fusilli with Three Cheeses and Red Bell Pepper

Macaroni and cheese goes upscale with fontina, mozzarella, and Parmesan. This particular combination provides plenty of flavor and meltability, but …

New Year’s Day Brunch: Tips for Throwing the First Party of 2015

The ball has dropped. The toasts have been toasted, the kisses kissed, the countdown counted down. Maybe there are overflowing ashtrays, broken …

The 14 Nerdiest Things We Learned About Food This Year

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The food facts, science, and tricks we geeked out on this year.</i><p>In 2013 I came to terms with the fact that I am a food nerd. It happened in a classroom …

Understanding Umami

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Which ingredients carry that fifth taste -- and the best ways to cook with them.</i><p>A long, long time ago, only four tastes ruled the culinary world: sweet, …

Beyond Paleo: Is Eating Like a Viking the Next It Diet?

<i>Europe is heeding the call of the Norse: A diet rich in berries, fish, nuts, and game is charting a course to boosting health and losing pounds. Kate Christensen reports on the New Nordic phenomenon.</i><p>My father’s grandparents came from Norway and settled in the Scandinavian bastion of Minnesota. As a …