Piece of chocolate cake with mint leaves
November-December 2017

Mastering Vegan Baking

December 14, 2017 Ginger Hultin

Whether you follow a vegan diet, are cooking for vegan guests or simply run out of a key ingredient, you can create plant-based versions of familiar dishes.

Cutting board with cutlery, rosemary and spices
November-December 2017

Holiday Hacks

December 14, 2017 Emily Cooper

If you’re hosting a feast this season, use these tips to stress less and impress your guests.

Different condiments on white background
November-December 2017

Condiments: An Array of Flavor Enhancers

December 7, 2017 Diane Quagliani

Today, a condiment is defined as “something used to enhance the flavor of food, especially a pungent seasoning.” This broad definition encompasses an array of sauces, spreads, pastes, dips and dressings to please the palate.

November-December 2017

Food Additives: Emulsifiers

November 1, 2017 Kathleen Zelman

Emulsifiers made from plant, animal and synthetic sources commonly are added to processed foods such as mayonnaise, ice cream and baked goods to create a smooth texture, prevent separation and extend shelf life.

Gingerbread Steamer
November-December 2017

Gingerbread Steamer

November 1, 2017 Karman Meyer

Warm, steamed coconut milk pairs perfectly with spicy cinnamon, fresh ginger and bittersweet molasses.