For the second time this year, the USDA is buying up excess dairy. How did we get such an abundance of dairy, and why are our tax dollars being used for this AGAIN?
If I could live anywhere, I’d live in Italy. The next best thing? Eataly — Chicago’s Italian food megamarket. Sensazionale! Let me take you on a tour…
It’s the white whale for vegans. Cheese. Sure, there are plenty of vegan cheese options on the market. We’ve all grinned and eaten it. But as acceptable as they may be, they do all lack that, well, cheesiness.
While we’ve shifted away from the milk-drinking culture we were as recent as the 1970s—even despite best efforts by the ‘Got Milk’ campaign—our cheese intake has skyrocketed. In the past forty years, we’ve decreased our milk consumption by 30 percent, but cheese consumption has increased more than 177 percent.
Want to know how to plan a cheese course? What’s the best wine to serve with cheese? How to make the perfect mac and cheese? The stunningly beautiful Cowgirl Creamery Cooks cookbook [ … ]
When I couldn’t find crème fraîche in my grocery store for a new dish I wanted to try, I searched for a crème fraîche recipe, et voila! I made my own.
There’s another variation of grilled cheese my family calls the French Toasted Grilled Cheese. This variation completed our family’s grilled cheese evolution because once Mom heard about it (from a friend, sister, magazine?) she forgot all about her toaster oven.
A little while ago, we covered the teas that are not safe/recommended during pregnancy. We got a number of great questions and reader feedback about it and decided to cover foods that pregnant women should also avoid.
Each year, dozens of hopeful food and drink artisans enter their products in a unique competition: the Good Food Awards. Meet the 2013 finalists.
My family adores pasta. And because many pasta recipes come together quickly, we eat more than our share. One of our favorite pasta dishes is one I adapted from a Giada De Laurentiis recipe for Orecchiete with Sausage, Beans, and Mascarpone.
Looking for a weekend food project with an awe-inspiring, tasty outcome? Set aside a couple of hours to craft fresh, homemade mascarpone cheese.
Over the years, I’ve wandered in and out of various states of vegan and vegetarian and even had a few years as an omnivore (but only ate very carefully chosen responsibly raised meats). My downfall has always been cheese. Do they have a 12-step program for cheese – just cheese? I need it.
Some of the most common foods are also the most allergenic. Here, we’ll examine the most allergenic animal foods plus some plant-based alternatives.