Obsessed with Korean: The Drinks

As a country, we seem to be quite smitten with Korean food—and for good reason. It’s anything but subtle, boasting intense flavors ranging from fiery to potently garlicky to fermenty-funky to salty-sweet … or some glorious combination of all the above. Here, an exploration of some of the defining dishes from this burgeoning cuisine.  If you want to have an authentic Korean dining experience, you […]

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The Most Valuable Kitchen Wisdom Mom Ever Gave Us

As we countdown to Mother’s Day, I asked our editors and staff to reflect on the best kitchen wisdom they ever received from their moms. The stories are quiet touching and often hilarious. I gathered a few of the best here. In the comments, tell us the most valuable kitchen wisdom your mom ever shared with you. “If you eat your cake […]

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Instead of Sushi Burgers, Make Sushi Sliders!

We did it. We fully admit it. We went there: the Sushi Burger. In this case, we’ve got Sushi Sliders. Brown rice “buns,” marinated tofu, and gochujang mayo make these little sushi sliders the cutest thing brown rice has ever made. Try your favorite marinade on the tofu, or opt for simple soy sauce! Brown Rice Sushi Slider with Teriyaki Tofu […]

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5 New Margarita Recipes Sure to Shake Up Your Cinco de Mayo Party

While tacos may be the main focus of Cinco de Mayo parties, no one should forget what really matters: margaritas. Don’t just stick with lime or strawberry—there’s a world of flavors that blend well with tequila. When it comes to choosing the tequila for your drinks, you have two great options: – Silver tequila is a purer form that is distilled […]

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Ugly Produce May Be More Nutritious

We’re all guilty of it. Digging through the produce section to find those perfectly round, bright red tomatoes or bruise-free apples. Consumers are experts at rejecting any oddly shaped or mildly bruised produce, which makes it no surprise that 133 billion pounds of food went uneaten in 2010. But would you be more likely to choose those misshapen or unusually […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide: 20 Gifts for Moms Who Love to Eat and Cook

You’re only a few short days away from one of the most important holidays of the year—the one where you celebrate the woman who brought you into this world. If you’re short on ideas or need some delicious gifting inspiration, we’ve collected 20 Mother’s Day gift ideas for moms who love to eat and cook (and entertain and organize and […]

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The Best Make-Ahead Mother’s Day Breakfast Idea

Q: How can Mother’s Day breakfast be special and fuss-free? A: The trick: Prep ahead, and keep it in one container. I’m in full support of spouses and children scoring extra points on Mother’s Day by delivering hot breakfast in bed. But to pull this off as a treat, that breakfast needs to fulfill three requirements: It has to be […]

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A “Natural” Label on Food Means Next to Nothing. Here’s Why.

My friend Ashley called for feedback on her grocery purchases. As a dietitian, I’m used to friends asking for food guidance. Most are pretty knowledgeable and make good choices; they just want to “double-check,” so I listened as she rattled off her purchases. I commended Ashley’s selection of steel-cut oats, unsweetened almond milk, and organic fruit and cheese for snacks. […]

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NYC’s Floating Food Forest Will Offer Free Food for All

Mary Mattingly wants to reimagine New York City as a place where tomatoes and raspberry bushes populate Central Park—where fresh, healthy, local food is available to everyone, not just those who can afford it. “City parks have a lot of room to grow tomatoes, raspberries, fruit trees,” she says. “We want the city to think about replacing the ornamentals with […]

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Are Crustacean Shells the Future of Eco-Friendly Food Packaging?

Think about how much plastic packaging you buy in one trip to the grocery store. Even if you bring your own reusable carrier bags, there’s plastic on the loaf of bread, the bag of carrots, the frozen peas, the chicken breasts—it’s almost impossible to avoid it. That’s a problem: The EPA says that in 2013 Americans threw away about 33 […]

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