Food delivery can help with ‘social distancing,’ though some drivers are concerned for their own health

As soon as she opened the door, the customer started sneezing and coughing. She didn’t sneeze directly on the food delivery driver, but “it was close enough that I could breathe it in,” said the...

DATE: March 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Dry herbs get a bad rap, but they can be flavor powerhouses. Here’s how to use them.

Dried herbs have a tendency to collect dust in the pantry. You buy a jar of them, use a little and then forget about them or just dip into them occasionally. But now that home cooks are turning...

DATE: March 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

How to cook for and with your kids during the extended coronavirus school closures

School closures due to the novel coronavirus outbreak mean millions of children are spending a lot more time at home. That’s challenging on any number of levels, and food is at the top of the list....

DATE: March 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Stress-eating for comfort in a time of anxiety? Here’s how experts say you should deal.

You’re mostly stuck inside, your children are home from school, and the coronavirus pandemic is making the future seem less certain by the day. If you’re like 27% of Americans, you might seek...

DATE: March 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Gift cards, merchandise and to-go orders: Here’s how restaurants say customers should support them

Edouardo Jordan stood in front of his 40-plus employees on Monday with a message he did not want to deliver: Two of his three restaurants are shutting down operations, while one will shift to...

DATE: March 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

A mandoline slices faster and easier than a knife - if you know how to use it

In the kitchen, I think tools generally fall into two categories – must-haves and nice-to-haves. Must-haves possess wide appeal across the board. They’re things it would be hard to do much cooking...

DATE: March 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Cook smarter by roasting vegetables

Sometimes I wonder if there is a more adaptive approach to the regular feeding requirements of humans. I think of snakes, which get by on one plump, wriggling meal a week; or even dogs, which are...

DATE: March 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

We tried Pizza Hut’s mozzarella popper crust pizza and contemplated how we ended up here

This is the state of fast food today: We are putting hats on hats on top of bicycles. We are gilding lilies to the point that they resemble bloated, glitzy hippopotami. We are running out of...

DATE: March 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Andrew Zimmern moves from entertainer to advocate on his new MSNBC food show

Standing in a field of California strawberries, under a curtain of clouds so impenetrable that it has turned the sky gray in the Salinas Valley, Andrew Zimmern looks every inch the TV personality...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

The most coveted product at Mardi Gras isn’t beads-it’s beans

New Orleans is a city familiar with fanaticism, from secret family recipes for gumbo to the Saints, continually ranked first in fan experience in the NFL. But if there’s a singular obsession for...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Embrace umami and learn to add its savory goodness to your foods

If you’ve come across any type of food writing, you’ve encountered the word “umami.” Maybe it’s that the word is Japanese in origin or just cool-sounding, but often the term is used as a stand-in...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

For the ultimate grilled cheese, use both stovetop and oven

Grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food, an adult treat that hearkens back to childhood. I never met a grilled cheese sandwich I didn’t like. Where I grew up, there was an old-fashioned drug...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

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