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How a Man Made Beer in His Stomach

"He would get drunk out of the blue" on a Sunday morning after being at church, or really, just..

Choice Of Eating Utensils Influences How Food Tastes

All five of our senses play a role in the perception of taste and flavors. Barry Smith, a profe..

Durian is Deadly â” NOT!

"Smells like hell but tastes like heaven" and the popular notion that it is an aphrodisiac, t..

Say It Isn’t So: Hog Rectum Served as Fake Calamari?

This American Life, a weekly public radio show that's broadcast on more than 500 stations to ab..

Study: Crabs and Lobsters Feel Pain When Boiled Alive

If you enjoy eating fresh crab and lobster read no further, because although many of us have be..

Summer Recipes: Terry Walters’ Pumpkin Spice Muffins

If you are looking to make a change in lifestyle, to eat healthier, locally, and more humanely,..

Toxic Sweetener Aspartame Changes Name to AminoSweet

Aspartame is the technical name for the brand names NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, and Equal-Me..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Ken Arneson’s BBQ Chicken Salad

Kenneth Arneson ("Chef Ken") is a fourth generation Chef whose career started when aprenticed u..

Why Some McDonald’s Products Take 4 Years to Launch

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Succes Rate Kitchen Nightmares

The Glass House is still open and doing well. Reviews for the restaurant are very positive.. Ra..

Thousands of Dolphins Slaughtered for Bait To Make Shark Fin Soup

Shark fin soup is considered a delicacy in many Asian cultures, and even though the soup is fla..

Lab-Grown Meat: Is It Doomed To Fail?

At a recent event attended by 200 journalists and academics, lab-grown meat or a so-called Cult..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Terry Walters’ Jícama Strawberry Guacamole

Going vegan (or vegetarian) does not have to suck. If you're thinking of making that lifestyl..

Mochidoki Review

I'm a HUGE fan of Mochi ice cream. If you've never had Mochi, you should. It's a Japanese desse..

What’s Up With Japan’s Penguin Bars?

Kotaku Editor and Japan Times columnist Brian Ashcraft recently reported on all the Japanese pe..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Scott Crawford’s Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut & Malt

Pennsylvania native, Scott Crawford heads the kitchen as executive chef at Herons restaurant at..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Adam Mosher’s Butternut Squash and Black Bean Salad

Chef Adam Mosher has a long culinary history. He started cooking at the tender age of 14 and ha..

8 Foods Banned In America

In addition to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's litany of food bans, America is sated with fo..

Foraging at Middletons

Review of Middleton's, York, England by Claire Stewart York has been gaining a reputation for ..

The Latest Bacon Fetish: Bacon-Flavored Condoms

Obsessive compulsive bacon fanatics can add one more item to their list of bacon fetishes. In..

Hello Kitty Beer

Yes boys & girls, Hello Kitty wine exists. While this would never pass in the US (I'm amazed we..

18 Countries More Obsessed With Food and Drink Than The U.S.

America has the fattest population of any industrialized nation, with two-thirds being overweig..

Summer Recipes: Marilyn Markel’s Game Day Chicken Wings

Southern Season Cooking School has become not just a local, but national favorite.  Marilyn Ma..

6 Foods To Avoid on a First Date

First impressions are paramount when we initially meet someone we're attracted to. We go to gre..

Summer Recipes: Terry Walters’ Cinnamon Whole Oats with Toasted Almonds

Terry Walters, author of the highly-acclaimed and bestselling books CLEAN FOOD and CLEAN START,..

Study: Dental Damage From Diet Soda Bad As Meth and Crack

Based on a new study published in the journal General Dentistry, heavy consumption of diet soda..

Is Culinary School Worth It?

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A Fantastic Father’s Day Celebration at Home

Father's Day falls on the third Sunday of June, the time of the year where our dear Fathers, Da..

Dog Food May be More Nutritious than School Lunches

[caption id="attachment_150629" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Study shows that dog food is m..

New Party Cups Detect Date Rape Drugs – Turn Red

DrinkSavvy, a Massachusetts startup company, has designed new plastic cups and straws that dete..

18 Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

When you're pregnant, what you eat and drink influences your child's health. And as Web MD poin..

22 Fast-Food Menu Items Impossible To Resist

Most readers undoubtedly strive to eat a nutritionally rich diet in order to maintain optimal h..

Is The Luxury of Copper Cookware Worth The Extra Price?

When someone is in the market for cookware in the form of pots and pans, they initially focus o..

Chef’s Recipes: Chris Montero’s Mac n’ 3 Cheese

Chris Montero and his family are New Orleans institutions. His heart belongs to New Orleans and..

10 Sleep Promoting Foods To Encourage Sweet Dreams

For those living in modern industrialized countries, the lack of physical activity, among other..

An Almost Complete Dim Sum Dumpling Guide

I still remember the first time I tried Xiao Long Bao. It was at Shanghai Cuisine in Chinatow..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Paola Bottero’s Puntarelle Salad

If you were born and raised in the historic and popular Quartiere Flaminio neighborhood in Rome..

McRib Sandwich Recipe

The McRib® is one of the most coveted sandwiches at McDonald's. It only makes special appeara..

What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

If you have been struggling with weight control, you may want to start counting calories. My e..

Drinkers Down Beer Twice as Fast in Fluted Glass

According to a study conducted by Dr. Angela Attwood and her associates from Bristol University..

New Extreme Weight-Loss Method: Sewn On Tongue Patch

The latest weight-loss fad in Venezuela is the "miracle"tongue patch: a plastic patch that is a..

Chef Spring Recipes: Tung Ngo’s Spring Pineapple Sandwich

I fell in love with Nom Nom Burger in Charlotte at first bite, so I asked Chef & Owner Tung Ng..

7 Tricks Used by Servers to Increase the Bill (and their Tips)

Writing from Paris, the Telegraph's Henry Samuel claims French journalists have disclosed an im..

Quarter Pounder Recipe

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Outer Space Smells Like Steak & Tastes Like Raspberries

In a novel, including the description of an odor when describing a place is a powerful writing ..

Chef’s Summer Recipes: Alex Tishman’s King Salmon with Young Vegetables and Washington Hazelnut

Chef Tishman leads Big City Chefs' San Francisco Bay Area team of private chefs. Chef Alex ha..

What is it Like to Eat Bugs?

As the saying goes, "When in Rome, do as the Romans do," but applying that to Thailand seems a ..

New Food Product From China – Plastic Rice

In 2008, around ninety percent of the infant formula sold in the US was contaminated with Melam..

The Dangers of Buying Commercial Ground Beef

All year, we have reported on the dangers of purchasing commercial ground beef. More than 70,00..

The Perfect Mother’s Day Dinner

Mother's Day is on May 8, and there is still time for you to think up something good for your m..