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Cooking with Gas: Where to Find Great Gas Station Food

Ah, the open road. You know you are really and truly on a road trip when you pull into your first gas station and start gorging on gross snacks. What if, however, those snacks weren’t gross? There are only so many Corn Nuts and pieces of beef jerky a person can eat, after all. Some […]

Fall Fest: Eat As Much Pumpkin as Possible

Bright orange and already popping up on porches across the country, the pumpkin is the most infamous fall signifier. Beyond its decor potential, this member of the squash family is also a bit magical (just ask Cinderella or check out The Legend of Sleepy Hollow). Of all the lore, we’re partial to Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater for his diet and all […]

25 Ways to Use Sriracha

Sriracha is an addictively spicy hot sauce that has found its way into the kitchens and hearts of cooks around the globe. Although it originated in the Thai city of Sri Racha, Sriracha is now used to kick up all types of cuisines. You can use it on everything from your morning eggs to an evening […]

Five Secret Cooking Oils of Sub-Saharan Africa

  Thoughts of travel in Africa may conjure images of lions and elephants, or safaris seeking photographic trophies or even hidden treasures. True, this is all on offer, but for the culinary adventurer there are different kinds of quests to be had — especially when looking for ingredients to cook with. On a recent safari […]

Fall Fest: 5 Reasons to Make Cauliflower Immediately

Always leftover on the crudité platter, cauliflower suffers a reputation as the vegetable kingdom’s bland, lifeless throwaway. But the cruciferous underdog is flexing its florets with its versatility and pleasant crispness. These five recipes are proof that cauliflower is more than broccoli’s pale cousin. 1. Adding cauliflower to classic mac ‘n’ cheese not only adds an earthy touch to the comfort food […]

Burning Love: Char Your Vegetables

Remember when burning your vegetables was considered a bad thing? These days, though, chefs are using high heat and chars to draw out the caramel flavors of fruits and vegetables without needing extra sauces and flavoring. At Del Campo in Washington, DC, chef Victor Albisu serves South American barbecue with a focus on burnt items, so […]

An Indian Feast Inspired by The Hundred-Foot Journey

  Within minutes of the start of The Hundred-Foot Journey, regular buttered popcorn will cease to be enough. The film is a two-hour bonanza of spices, simmering curries, sauteed vegetables and roasted meats, so no ordinary concession can possibly stand a chance.

11 Most Bizarre Food Foods in Sci-Fi

They often say truth is stranger than fiction. However, science fiction is much stranger than truth or everyday fiction. Throughout the history of the sci-fi genre, television shows and movies have often been called upon to show their characters eating — guess what? — really weird stuff. Here are some of the weirdest foods in […]

BBQ&A: Pitmaster Ed Mitchell’s Grilling Tips

When it comes to barbecue obsession, Ed Mitchell goes the whole hog — literally and figuratively.  The pitmaster of Raleigh-Durham’s The Pit and the new Ed Mitchell’s Que is revered for using farm-raised pigs and traditional cooking methods. We caught up with the legend at the Big Apple BBQ Block Party to dig into his […]

The Meatiest, Smokiest Father’s Day Gift Guide Ever

Your old man deserves some shiny new toys. With only a few days to spare before Father’s Day this Sunday, you have just enough time to snag the tools (and robots) Dad really wants. 1) The man who takes pride in his meat deserves to smoke his competition. Present him with the Smoking Gun™ ($99.95; pictured above), […]

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