Food

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the best pizza of my life. Best pizza—in Japan? Crazy, right? After that trip, I knew …

Foodies

These Shortcakes Are Kind of a Big Deal

WHAT SAYS “BIG OCCASION” like little shortcakes, individually portioned for each guest, lavishly layered with thick cream, ice cream, fruit or all of the above? We all know the standard strawberry iteration: a biscuit split in half and filled with whipped cream and strawberries macerated in sugar …

Baking

This Is Why Blueberries And Peaches Will Be Scarce In 2017

<i>For</i> Epicurious<i>, by Joe Sevier.</i><p>Pie fans, brace yourselves: the early spring and subsequent deep freeze across America’s South has decimated the 2017 blueberry crop and peach crop.<p>The unseasonably warm weather hit Georgia and South Carolina in late February and early March, which caused the fruit …

Pie

I ate the same three meals every day for a month, and lost 10 pounds

I never had to think about what was for dinner.<p>Let's get your first question out of the way: why? I ate the same three meals every day for a little over a month because it was the only way I, personally, could keep myself on track with the ketogenic diet.<p>So your second question might be, what's the …

Diets

What Protein to Eat—And How Much of It You Actually Need

Protein may be athletes’ most-loved macro, and for good reason. It’s crucial for muscle synthesis and incredibly satiating, making it perfect for endurance athletes in particular. “If you eat a whole loaf of bread all by itself, you’re probably not going to feel very satisfied,” says Stevie Smith, …

Nutrition

50 Dressings for Every Salad, Pantry & Whim

Acid is one of the essential elements of cooking, so we partnered with Maille to share tips on how to use it in your everyday cooking—like in pantry and clean-out-the-fridge salads.<p>The difference between a pile of greens and a super, dare-we-say mighty salad is the dressing. Or is it a vinaigrette? …

Vegetarian Food

Editor's Picks: The Best Things I Ate in Japan

Last July, I took a weeklong trip to Japan. It was my first time there—a pretty big deal, given my obsession with the Japanese food I've eaten in the United States. But it was also a press trip hosted by a Japanese tourism board, which meant I was beholden to their itinerary. I came home with a …

Tokyo

Rotisserie Chicken Is The Hero Of Weeknight Dinners

A rotisserie chicken is a miracle of modern cooking. It might not be operated by an app, or be self-cleaning, but it's one of those rare foods that actually does taste better from the store. Well, that is unless you happen to have a rotisserie oven in your own home. The constant, slow-motion …

Chicken Recipes

Fried Halloumi Recipes Whenever You’re Feeling Cheesy

When you hear fried cheese, you probably imagine gooey deep fried mozzarella sticks or balls of macaroni and cheese. Both of which are equally delicious, obvi. But, if you really want to show off to a crowd, you need to break out the halloumi. Halloumi is a Greek sheep’s milk cheese that has an …

Vegetarian Food

5 One Tray Recipes That Are Perfect For Summer

Quick, healthy - and with minimal washing up<p>The transition from winter to summer means an end to the period of hibernation and less time cooped up …

Healthy Eating

21 (Not-Boring) Chicken Breast Recipes Made for Meal Prep

There are a lot of benefits to prepping chicken meals for the week on Sunday. For one thing, you’re not dealing with raw meat more than once. Plus, who wants to think about what to pack for lunch or what to make for dinner once Monday rolls around and that to-do list explodes? Stay ahead of the …

Healthy Eating

Bok Choy Namul: Korean Bok Choy [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Vegan

Are artificial sweeteners unhealthy? 5 things dietitians want you to know

Wading through information on artificial sweeteners can be tricky — even dietitians disagree on just how benign such sugar substitutes are.<p>There are six sugar substitutes that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved as safe, Lauri Wright, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and …

Eating

Real Vanilla Is Not Always Better Than Imitation Vanilla

<i>For</i> Epicurious<i>, by Joe Sevier.</i><p>Before I went to actual cooking school, I went to the school of Martha Stewart. (Disclaimer: That’s not an actual school.) From my couch, I learned that when baking it was crucial to always use the <i>finest ingredients</i>, the <i>best vanilla extract</i> I could find, and if at all …

Dessert

Gosun Grill

Cook a meal for up to eight people without using a bit of fuel with the Gosun Grill. Its mirrored aluminum reflectors aim sunlight at your food, …

Shopping

Diego Hernández's Verlaine Opens Tonight in the Old Dominick's Space

One of the year's most exciting openings takes place tonight in West Hollywood, when acclaimed Mexican chef Diego Hernández debuts Verlaine in the …

Restaurants

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 F.<p>2<p>Done<p>Line a 9-inch square baking dish with parchment paper or non-stick foil.<p>3<p>Done<p>Spread a little more than half …

Dessert

10 Fast Food Chains That Secretly Have Vegan-Friendly Options

Fast food and vegan are two phrases we wouldn't say go hand in hand. Not only do meat and cheese seem to rule the brown-bag, on-the-fly food game, but we also don't always know what is being used to frying that stuff up. And up until this moment we were pretty certain that there wasn't a vegan …

Vegan

Black Bean Burgers | America's Test Kitchen

Why This Recipe Works<p>For great-tasting, cohesive burgers, we start by grinding tortilla chips in the food processor. We then pulse the beans with the …

Vegan

I Did Intermittent Fasting For 1 Month and This Is What Happened

After six months of CrossFit, five days a week, my transformation wasn't as dramatic or amazing as I had hoped. I didn't get insanely ripped as …

Diets

Not Ready for a Detox? Try These Low-Sodium Recipes Instead

Though slurping up a bowl of ramen and dousing everything in salt with reckless abandon may taste great in the moment, it certainly doesn't feel very …

Healthy Eating

For the Best Food in Tokyo, Go Underground

Some say it’s impossible to grasp the scale of Tokyo’s food scene until you touch down in the city. But even then it takes years to learn how to navigate the tangle of eateries that make Tokyo the most Michelin-starred city in the world. With <i>rameyas</i>, sushi bars, bakeries, alleyway yakitori haunts, …

Tokyo

These Six Date Night Dinners Will Make Your Boo So Happy

The way to the heart is through the stomach, right?<p>Posted on March 27, 2017, 22:01 GMT<p>These 6 date night dinners are perfect for a cozy, romantic night in!<p>Here's a video showing you how to make all of them:<p>Rib Eye Steak With Garlic Butter<p>Get the full recipe here.<p>Easy Butter Chicken<p>Get the recipe …

Chicken Recipes

4-Minute Fit: 'America's fittest trucker' Siphiwe Baleka on how to build a better metabolism

<i>The following is excerpted from 4-MINUTE FIT: The Metabolism Accelerator for the Time Crunched, Deskbound, and Stressed-Out by Siphiwe Baleka with L.</i> …

Metabolism

This Milk Lasts for Months Outside the Fridge

The milk you drink in the good ol’ United States of America has most likely been heated for about 15 seconds at 161°F before it reaches your mouth. …

Food Science

How to Prepare Vegetables That You'd Actually Want to Eat

Most of us can agree that eating your veggies is a good thing on the nutrition front. Still, simply knowing that vegetables are good for you isn’t …

Diets

25 Best Spring Recipes

Spring is the ultimate season for fresh produce. Bright and refreshing, our veggie-forward dishes will awaken your taste buds after winter's heavy …

Vegetarian Food

9 DIY snacks that will take you from hangry to happy

It’s always nice to have a homemade snack on hand. I like to think that if you’ve gone to the effort of making it yourself, it’s slightly less guilt-inducing than noshing on something store-bought, like, say, chips or snack-size candy bars.<p>Here’s a selection of savory and sweet ideas from the …

Recipes

8 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

We all know to go easy on the sweet stuff, but what actually happens to your system when you indulge? Here, eight ways sugar affects your body.<p><b>Your</b> …

Eating

6 Spring Pasta Recipes to Get You Out of Your Blanket Fort

What makes a good spring pasta? Greens that remind you that there's more to living than your laptop and couch. Bright, slightly bitter vegetable flavors to wake you from hibernation. And yes, a little bit of creaminess and heft.<p>Senior food editor <b>Andy Baraghani</b> says that spring pastas should be …

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