Top Pick Of The Week

Opal Apples

This wonderful variety has been limited to the Pacific Northwest since its first crop. Finally, there are enough apples to sell nationwide! See our review.


Tip Of The Day

Cranberry Centerpiece

It couldn’t be easier to make this centerpiece. No special talent is required: just a bag of cranberries and some white flowers. Take a bite.


Today’s Food Holiday

National Baklava Day

These days, the recipes seem to be made with sugar syrup instead of the more expensive honey.  Trust us: honey makes a difference! Here’s the scoop. See all the November food holidays and the entire year of food holidays.


Food Fun

Clear Pumpkin Pie

It’s see-through, but it tastes just like conventional pumpkin pie. It’s molecular gastronomy! Check it out.

This Month’s Features

Featured Glossary

Types Of Cheese

Do you find yourself returning to the same cheeses? Try something new within your favorite category, for starters. Above, Colummiers, related to Brie. Explore our Cheese Glossary. Above: chicken galantine.


Food History


History Of Cornbread

This all-American bread is a true comfort food, savory with jalapeños or sweet with honey. It’s a fusion of Native American corn with European baking techniques. Here’s the history of graham crackers.


Wine & Spirits

Fall Cocktails

There are plenty of pear, pumpkin and cranberry cocktails for fall. But how about a Fig & Maple Fizz? Surprise guests who’ve never had a fig cocktail. Take a sip.

Kitchen & Table


Aquasana Water Filter

This electric model is so superior to the drip models like Britta and ZeroWater. It filters an entire gallon in less than 2 minutes. Details.




Salad Mash-Up

What happens when you create a mash-up of different luncheon salads? Above: a wedge-Cobb-Lyonnaise combination. It’s easy to invent your own.


Focus Of The Month


Foolproof Fish

Want more fish in your diet, but don’t trust that you can cook a good fish dinner? Thus technique is foolproof: 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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