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Save Tomatoes That Are Past Their Prime By Turning Them Into Chips

Tomatoes aren’t the most hardy fruit/vegetable after picking, and when they start to fade and wrinkle up, you have to use them fast. If you have a tomato on the verge of turning, here’s an easy way to transform them into a versatile topping you can add to almost any dish.


Find The Perfect Beer Pairing For Your Pizza With This Visual Guide [Infographic]

Beer is great and pizza is amazing. When you have both at the same time it’s one of the best meals known to man. Still, the subtle, nuanced flavours of different beers can be even better with the right pizza pairing. This infographic from Chicago’s Home Run Inn Premium Pizzeria compares 30 different types of pizza and tells you what beers go best with each.


The Secret To Making Deliciously Crisp Homemade Pickles

There’s nothing like a crisp, delicious, fresh pickle, whether you prefer yours kosher, half-sour, or sweet. But making sure yours are crisp and crunchy starts with the cucumber — a crisp pickle demands a crisp cucumber, and nothing less will do. Here’s how to make sure you get the best ones.


Freeze Tofu For A Firmer, Chewier Texture

If you cook tofu regularly, you know that even buying the extra firm tofu at the store means it will still be a somewhat liquidy and soft — such is the nature of uncooked tofu. But if you want a tougher, less silky texture for cooking, try freezing it.


How Food Manufacturers Pick Expiration Dates And What They Really Mean

No one wants to serve spoiled food to their families. Conversely, consumers don’t want to throw food away unnecessarily — but we certainly do. Australians discard up to 20 per cent of the food they purchase, which equates to one out of every five bags of groceries they buy. Plenty of that food is discarded while still safe to eat.


StoolAnalyzer Will Tell You How Healthy Your Poop Is Based On A Few Questions

You might not want to spend too much time with your poop, but it can tell you a lot about your overall health. StoolAnalyzer can help you narrow down what health issues you might be having based on the size, colour, and frequency of your bowel movements.


Make Perfectly Thin Slices Of Avocado By Cutting Before You Peel

Some folks might tell you to split your avocado in half, then scoop the meat out of the skin before you slice it. If you want thin, neat, picturesque slices, however, you should do the cutting before you peel.


Food Politics Shows You How Your Sausage Is Made

Reading Marion Nestle’s Food Politics will make you feel like a speck in a universe of giants. Corporations alternately battle and collude with the United States government in chapter after chapter, spending billions of dollars to influence what the consumer chooses to put in their mouth.


What To Look For (and Avoid) When Buying Grilling Skewers

Skewers are delicious and easy to make, but good ones can be pricey, and you want ones that are easy to work with. Not any old bamboo stick will do. Here’s what to keep in mind when buying skewers for your next cookout.


How To Reheat Leftovers Safely (Without Ruining The Taste) [Infographic]

Reheating leftovers has become much simpler since the advent of the microwave. However, there’s still a lot that can go wrong in terms of taste and food safety. This infographic covers everything you need to know; from best storage practices to fool-proof nuking tips.


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