Top Pick Of The Week

Top Pick Of The Week

Have fun—and ease of prep—with these new peelers from OXO. See our review.




Tip Of The Day

Chocolate Truffle Torte

Combine chocolate truffles and chocolate cake in this charming torte. Take a bite.


Today’s Food Holiday

National Gumdrop Day

Goody, goody gumdrops. Where did that expression—and gumdrops themselves—come from? Here’s the scoop. See all the February food holidays and the entire year of food holidays.


Food Fun

Pepperoni Pretzels

With marinara dipping sauce, these become a deconstructed pepperoni pizza. They’re easy to make: Take a look.

This Month’s Features

Monthly Food Holidays

National Fondue Month

Why have plain cheese fondue when you can customize it in 30 different ways? Take a look.


Featured Glossary

Types Of Dessert Sauce

Beyond chocolate or caramel sauce, what could you be putting on ice cream and other desserts. Here’s the scoop. Photo: crème anglaise.


Wine & Spirits

Rosé Sparkling Wine

You don’t have to spend a fortune on rose champagne. Here are affordable sparklers. Take a sip.

Treat Yourself

Wagyu Beef

Is this your year to try wagyu, the “American Kobe beef?”It’s a luxury, but if you decide to buy some, here’s what you need to know.


Food History

The History Of Chai

Masala chai means spiced tea in India. “Chai tea,” as it’s often called in the U.S., means “tea tea.” Make it from scratch with this recipe: Take a look.



Make Spa Water

Spa water is regular water infused with fruits and herbs. It’s refreshing, flavorful and easy to make. Take a sip. Photo: cucumber and lime.

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Pasta Glossary

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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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