Top Pick Of The Week

Top Pick Of The Week

Folios Cheese Wraps are a substitute for bread: 100% cheese, 1 carb, gluten free, lactose free, and very tasty!. See our review.


Tip Of The Day

Flaky Salt

How these specialty salts are different from other sea salts, and how to use it in your cooking. Take a bite.


Today’s Food Holiday

National Escargots Day

If you don’t want to eat snails, substitute mussels. Here’s the recipe. See all the May food holidays and the entire year of food holidays.


Food Fun

400 Food Histories

Where did your favorite foods come from? Some were happy accidents, some were attempts by chemists in the kitchen, some were creations by great chefs. Here’s the scoop.

This Month’s Features

Food History

Gazpacho History

May is National Gazpacho Month. This peasant soup is now served at the finest restaurants, and it’s easy to make at home. The scoop.


Featured Glossary

Types Of Crab Meat

If you like crab, learn how to save money when buying the different types of crab meat. In photo: King crab.


Wine & Spirits

Pernod Liqueur

Pernod is one of the lighter anise- or licorice-flavored liqueurs, for drinking, cooking and baking (above: flourless chocolate torte). Take a sip.

Kitchen & Table

Granola Bar Press

Make your own granola bars with this clever gadget. Add your favorite bits and pieces. Details.



Strata: An Egg Delight

Often confused with a frittata or a crustless quiche, strata is its own breakfast-brunch delight. Take a look.


Focus Of The Month

DIY Taco Party

Even if you miss Cinco de Mayo, a make-your-own taco party is fun any day of the year. Take a look.

Most Popular Articles


Beef Glossary

What’s the difference between a strip steak, a New York steak, a shell steak? Here are all the beef cuts. See all the food glossaries.


Pasta Glossary

What’s pillow pasta? The difference between spaghetti and linguine? Know thy pasta cuts. See all the food glossaries.


Sushi Glossary

Beyond chirashi-sushi and dragon rolls, there are many other types of sushi to discover at your next visit to the sushi bar. See all the food glossaries.

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