food

Find Where To Eat In A New City By Trolling Foodies

When you are looking for the best local eats in your travels, forget the guide books. Chef and travel show host Anthony Bourdain says you should go online and troll the city’s foodies for information.


This Chart Demystifies Which Cooking Oils Are Best For What

You have a lot of options when it comes to 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.


The Seven Easiest Vegetables To Grow For Beginner Gardeners

You don’t need a green thumb to grow fresh vegetables right in your backyard or balcony. Whether you’re a gardening novice or just want to start a vegetable garden with the least amount of time and effort, here are the top (almost) foolproof vegetables to grow.


Blanch Corn And Freeze To Store It For Six Months

Corn starts losing its sweetness once it’s picked, so it’s best to eat it fresh. But America’s Test Kitchen has a way to store it for up to six months.


Scientific Study Reveals How To Make Perfectly Browned Pizza Cheese

Want to bake a perfect-looking pizza — with uniform, golden brown cheese — with a unique flavour kick? Leave it to scientists to detail pizza’s “cheese functionality” and how to get good browning.


Make An Easy Peel-Away Wrapper For Your Sandwich With Paper Towels

If you don’t want to use a plastic container or sandwich bags, this method of folding two paper towels around your sandwich both protects and gives no-mess eating access.


Make Tastier Fried Chicken In A Cast Iron Pan

When you think about making fried chicken, you might imagine using a deep fryer to submerge the chicken pieces in hot oil. A better method, which uses less oil, is to use a large cast iron pan for frying instead.


Get Every Last Drop Of Juice Out Of A Lime With This Technique

There are many ways to squeeze the juices from fruits, but the structure of limes is a little different than lemons and other citrus fruits. This easy method gives new meaning to “a twist of lime”.


Boil Tofu Instead Of Pressing It To Reduce Moisture

For many recipes, firm tofu requires pressure to squeeze out the moisture. Pouring boiled salt water over the tofu gives you similar results in a fraction of the time.


The Best Workarounds For Dietary Restrictions

Dietary restrictions may mean that you can’t eat whatever you want, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways around those restrictions. This infographic lists the best alternatives for flours and baking grains, sweeteners, oils, thickening agents and proteins.