It may not be the flashiest kitchen appliance, but most Americans own a slow cooker. Despite their “set-it-and-forget-it” functionality, slow cookers still can yield underdone vegetables and overdone meat.
The origins of the kitchen knife are thought to date back more than 2 million years to Africa where “Oldowan tools” were made by chipping stones to create a sharp edge to cut or chop game meat and tough plants.
Whether you enjoy grapes raw as a snack, cooked, dried or in juice (or wine), there’s a lot to love about this fruit. Aside from being delicious and versatile, grapes provide important nutrients. A member
The trend toward plant-based protein and meat alternatives continues to gain traction among consumers, but Americans do not appear to be giving up meat entirely — with beef in particular remaining a popular protein source.
Golden berries, also known as ground cherries, husk cherries and cape gooseberries, are characterized by their papery outer layer which protects a bittersweet, juicy berry that is golden in color. They are in the same genus as tomatillos, hence the similar appearance.
In 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published a final rule allowing customers to obtain nutrition information for food and beverages including alcohol in some restaurants and other comparable retail food establishments.
With food waste and the health of the environment becoming more important in shopping, cooking and eating decisions, it’s time to revisit canned foods as eco-friendly pantry staples and a way to add extra appeal to meals.
Also known as chufa nuts, Earth almonds and earthnuts, tiger nuts are not actually nuts but roots of the African plant yellow nutsedge, or Cyperus esculentus. Popular in Spanish and Mexican cuisine, tiger nuts taste
Touted to reverse signs of aging, reduce joint pain and speed up healing, collagen is a new darling of the supplement market. Rich in protein, collagen supplements are made by cooking the connective tissues of
A headless, primitive ancestor of wild sea cabbage, collard greens lack the social media fame of their close relative kale, but collards are beloved by cooks who appreciate affordable, delicious and nutritious greens. The official
Whether you call them cookie sheets, baking sheets, jelly roll pans or sheet pans, these classic kitchen tools can be found in nearly every home and professional kitchen alike. A go-to for baking cookies and
Commonly called “keto,” the ketogenic diet refers to any diet therapy that creates the metabolic state of ketosis. It is defined as: High in fat: typically 80 percent or more of total calories Moderate in
The word “banana,” credited to the African Wolof language, stems from the Arabic word banan, meaning finger. Originating in Southeast Asia, the banana planted new roots in the Middle East, West Africa and Europe, and