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How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Columbia University

Make a Bowl of Dan Dan Noodles | Men's Health

Unlike a Waffle Taco, dan dan noodles actually taste good. Really good. The savory, nutty, spicy, sauce that coats the dish’s al dente noodles contains a flavor profile that can lead to compulsive cravings.<p>At Hot Joy, an Asian-Tex-Mex spot (yeah, you read that right) in San Antonio, they take the …

Dulce de Leche Pudding

Milk and sugar taste like so much more when you let them simmer slowly. The gorgeous creamy amber of this pudding belies a flavor that's part butterscotch, part caramel, and completely irresistible.<p><b>Note:</b> This presentation incorporates vanilla cake crumbs in between layers of pudding. Layer your …

Jane Grigson's Celery Soup

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The secret to the most richly flavored soup isn't in how much butter you use, but when you use it.</i><p>We've all been there, trying to make a creamy soup that …

Food Preservation

23 Satisfying Lunches You Can Prep the Night Before

Do you get stumped for good lunch ideas, falling back on the same unsatisfying sandwiches and cans of soup? So do we. So let's talk about some fresh …

Healthy Eating

The Bag & Shoe of The Season

Sporty accessories up the game<p>Everyone who knows me is aware that I'm no athlete. I spent my adolescence feigning ailments to get out of gym class, and while I now go in for the occasional Pilates session, years have passed without my darkening a gym's doorway. It's fitting that I ended up in …