When you find a bit of mold on food, it might seem like it’s okay to salvage some of it because the mold doesn’t cover the whole thing. That seems like the logical step, right? It turns out that’s not true for a lot of foods, like bread, because the mold can hide deep in the surface where you can’t see it.
The world has many exceptional, fantastic, and delicious types of food. Few are as perfect and versatile as the humble burrito.
Clif Bars are the go-to snack for outdoor adventure-types, but not all of their flavors are equal. From the grotesque Iced Gingerbread to the delicious Chocolate Chip Peanut Crunch, here are the best and worst of Clif Bar’s options.
You have a lot of options for cooking oils. Some are better at certain temperatures, others are best with certain types of food. The folks over at MyFitnessPal have created a chart that helps you pick which oils are best for what kind of cooking you want to do.
Whiskey, olive oil, truffle oil, and meat are some of life's finer pleasures. But more often than not, we pay too much for products that end up being a scam, or worse, no different than the cheap stuff. Here are just a few of the more popular types of artisanal goods you might be wasting money on.
If your freezer is anything like mine, it includes several years of food in plastic bags piled on top of each other. This makes it hard to find anything and even tougher to organize it. Over at The Kitchn, they recommend organizing all those foods in large plastic containers.
iOS: Ever find yourself staring at a menu at a restaurant trying to decipher what a particular ingredient is? Or maybe you've been lost at the grocery store trying to find yarrow on the shelf? Ramps is an app that helps answer those questions by providing a simple, well-illustrated dictionary of obscure foods.
I've always been told to look at nutrition labels, but I totally don't understand what I'm looking at. Is there something in particular I should look out for?
Earlier this week Kraft revealed that its popular cheese-like substance, Velveeta, may be facing a shortage on the East Coast just in time for the football playoffs. Thankfully, Serious Eats shows you how to make your own Velveeta-style dipping sauce, and it's super easy to do.
With winter setting in, I've been tempted to use frozen veggies and fruits in my meals. Are these less nutritious than fresh produce?
Whether you're stuck in a hotel for an extended stay or your dorm room just doesn't have any other options, your coffee maker is a surprisingly reasonable place to cook a meal or two. You actually have a bunch of options for meals in those coffee makers, but NPR breaks down the three basic cooking types that anyone…
It's pretty common knowledge that you're going to get the most nutritional bang for your buck from fresh vegetables and fruits, but AsapSCIENCE explores why that's the case, and how true that idea really is.
Being able to cook at home isn't that hard—all you have to do is follow the recipe. Unfortunately, when the recipe is full of a bunch of confusing terms that are alien to us beginners, things get more difficult. If the difference between chopped, diced, and minced is nothing but a few letters to you, let's demystify…
It's always been a suggestion that if you want to help with digestion (or just get over that bloat of eating way too much) that you take a quick walk around the block. As the New York Times points out, there's actually science to back up the benefits.
Canned fruits and vegetables have a reputation for not being as packed with nutrients as their fresh counterparts, but as The New York Times points out, by the time that produce actually reaches you, both canned and fresh are on pretty equal footing.
Reheating meals in plastic containers in the microwave is something that most of us probably do, but over time those containers start to break down and leach plastic into the food. According to The Wall Street Journal, knowing when to throw them out is easy.
In general, we suck at portion control. When food's placed in front of us, we tend to follow mom's advice and clean our plates, even when it's more than we actually want. Here's why that is, and a few tricks to keep yourself from overeating at every meal.