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America’s least-favorite candy is suddenly its most sought after

Word that the country’s oldest continuously operating candy company might shut down has people suddenly hoarding Necco Wafers, despite the candy’s unpopularity among, well, almost everyone. The...

DATE: April 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

A summery corn salad makes this seared salmon shine

Experienced cooks know that skin-on salmon fillets come with a bonus: added texture, by way of pan-crisped skin. In this recipe, you’ll season that skin only with salt and do most of the cooking...

DATE: April 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

ATLANTA – Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Argentina’s refresingly dry torrontès

Enter spring. Many of you are anxiously waiting the arrival of your beloved rosès. While several of the 2017’s have been released, the bulk of them are on a boat, making their way toward store...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | COLUMN: The Grapevine

Durango Wine Experience expands its palate

In its 12th year, the Durango Wine Experience is adapting to the festival’s growth while branching out to attract more than just oenophiles. With events built around liquors, including amaro and...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Why you should always have some bread in your freezer

We can eat a lot of bread in my house. But even for two carbivores, a big loaf can sometimes be too much to finish before it starts to go stale. Thank goodness for the freezer. We’re often...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

A look at claims of racial bias in U.S. restaurants

Starbucks is only the latest U.S. food chain to come under scrutiny because of the way black people were treated at one of its locations. Some companies have been accused of systemic racism; others...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

How to prep and enjoy a mango, the sunniest fruit in the grocery store

I adore mango in so many forms. Puree as the base of an Indian dal (lentil dish). Chutney to go on a grilled cheese sandwich. Frozen in ice cream. But fresh? I always seemed to walk by those giant...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Cookie Monster’s crumbs of wisdom: ‘Me always make time to follow Me passion’

Like another classic figure in history whose name begins with C: He came, he saw, he conquered. Cookie Monster. Then again, there were no signs of resistance. The beloved blue Sesame Street...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Make this one-pan Spanish Eggs and Potatoes, and you’ll learn how to fry

Potatoes and onion and eggs – there’s a trio that promises good eating and many possibilities. The classic tortilla Espanola is a prime example, and some of my favorite skillet recipes go heavy on...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

El Moro chef pairs beer, dinner at New York’s James Beard House

When tasked with pairing beer with food at an elite level, El Moro Spirits and Tavern Executive Chef Sean Clark brought a taste of home to the global culinary stage at the James Beard House in New...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Crisped rice treats without the cloying marshmallow? Sweet.

Whether you are someone who finds classic crispy rice treats irresistible (my daughter), or someone who would much rather a piece of dark chocolate for dessert (me), this recipe will satisfy on all...

DATE: April 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food