Top Pick Of The Week

Muuna Fruit Cottage Cheese

Five favorite fruit flavors are now in individual-size cups of cottage cheese, thanks to a new brand that wants to make a difference. Why should yogurt have all the fun? See our review.


Tip Of The Day

It’s A Smash: A Fruity Julep-Style Cocktail

The smash falls under the umbrella of a julep, made with seasonal fruit and your choice of spirit. The purple color here is from summer blackberries. Take a sip.


Today’s Food Holiday

National Sponge Cake Day

Light, airy and just made to top with fruit and whipped cream. The different types of sponge cake. See all the August food holidays and the entire year of food holidays.


Food Fun

Trail Mix Waffles

Actually, waffles are just one of dozens of recipes you can garnish with trail mix. Check them out.

This Month’s Features

Featured Glossary

Types Of Butter

Who knew there were so many different types of butter? See them all in our Butter Glossary. Above: cultured butter.


Food History


History Of Bagels

This breakfast bread was first mentioned in a Polish document in 1610, indicating that it was popular years before then. Take a look.


Wine & Spirits

Pimm’s Cup

Have a Pimm’s Cup, the drink that rivals Gin & Tonic as the classic British summer quaff. Take a sip.

Kitchen & Table


Panini Press

If you don’t yet have a panini press and you like grilled cheese, it’s a must! August is National Panini Month. Details.




Affordable Caviar

If your palate says yes! to caviar, but your purse says no, check out our recommendations for. affordable caviar.


Focus Of The Month



August is National Peach Month. Peaches are native to China, and came to Europe via Alexander The Great’s invasion of Persia. 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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