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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Kohlrabi

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sumac

Beloved for its wonderful tartness, sumac is a spice that goes well with just about anything

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Garum

In West Bengal, Date Palm Jaggery Is a Winter Delicacy. It’s Also in Danger of Extinction.

Valued for its seasonality and hyperlocal terroir, the beloved natural sweetener is facing an array of threats, from urbanization to climate change

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Persimmons

With their honeyed flavor and jammy texture, luscious persimmons are some of the best seasonal eating known to humankind

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cassava

Starchy, versatile, and nearly indestructible in the wild, cassava is one of the world’s most important tubers

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Buttermilk

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Licorice

A guide to the most divisive and misunderstood denizen of the candy aisle

The Delta COVID Surge Is Here: What It Means for Dining Out

The highly infectious delta variant of COVID-19 is explosively spreading. Fears of breakthrough infections and efforts to stem the tide threaten to throw restaurant owners, workers, and diners alike into further uncertainty.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Vanilla

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Coconut Milk

Everything Restaurants Need to Know About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The $28.6 billion will go fast, so establishments in need of help should gather documents quickly

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The New Risks of Dining Out

While the pandemic is easing in many places, and millions stand to be vaccinated in the coming months, continued community spread and new, more contagious variants of COVID-19 make this moment riskier for workers and diners alike

We Asked Health Experts About the Safest Methods for Trick-or-Treating in 2020

From scavenger hunts to hurling candy from your porch, here’s what they had to say

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The Salmonella Outbreaks Among Peaches and Onions, Explained

Is foodborne illness everywhere this summer, or is it just us?

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To Make Better Mexican Food at Home, Get to Know These Chiles

Once you know how to work with chiles, it’s easy to make salsas, marinades, and more

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Mold on Food, Explained

Even if you skim a layer of mold off of, say, a jar of preserves, there’s a chance the structure of the mold goes deeper

What Exactly Is Going on Between Chrissy Teigen and Alison Roman on Twitter?

No for Real, What Is Yeast Exactly

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Everyone’s Making Sourdough Now — Here’s How to Get Started

The ‘Rage Baking’ Controversy, Explained

"Rage Baking: The Transformative Power of Flour, Fury, and Women’s Voices" is one of the most hyped cookbooks/essay collections of the year, but Tangerine Jones, a black woman who began using the phrase "rage baking" years ago in response to racial injustice, isn’t credited

What the Hell Is Hydrogen Water?

What Does ‘Plant-Based’ Actually Mean?

"Plant-based" is now expanding from shorthand for "meat substitute" to refer to just about anything a marketer wants

For Puerto Ricans, It’s Not Christmas Without Pasteles

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The Subway Food Vendor Crackdown in NYC, Explained

Selling churros on the B train should not count as crime

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Milk in Bags, Explained

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How Cold Foam Took Over the Starbucks Drink Menu

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If You Liked White Claw, You’ll Love Hard Cold Brew

How Cold Foam Took Over the Starbucks Drink Menu

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Who Is the Trump-Supporting Billionaire Funding Momofuku, &Pizza, and Milk Bar?

What you need to know about Stephen Ross, the billionaire real estate mogul who’s invested in America’s most buzzed-about restaurants

The Wife Cake Emerges as a Symbol of Resistance During the Hong Kong Protests

As violence against protesters breaks out across Hong Kong, the sweetheart cake has gained renewed communal significance

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Red Beer Is the Midwest’s Cult-Favorite Morning Beverage

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