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July 21, 2012

Dropping Crumbs 

assorted taiwanese breads

Letters From Taipei: Brimming With Bread

Guess what? Taiwan excels at the fine art of baking too.

October 19, 2011

Fruit Salad 

Fruit Salad With Ginger Lime Syrup

Melon And Blackberry Salad With Ginger Lime Syrup

This syrup is great used in cocktails or in marinades, but today we're drizzling it over a fruit salad.

July 17, 2011

Cold Beverages 

Peach Mojito with mint in a glass and pitcher

Peach Mojitos For Warm Summer Nights

A great way to start any meal on a warm summer night is with a nice, fresh drink.

April 13, 2011

Food Cravings 

Kid Eating A Cupcake

We Have Loved Sweets Since Birth And Food Companies Know It

A new documentary claims our brains are predisposed to be addicted to sweet and salty foods. Naturally, food companies use this info to sell us more junk.

April 7, 2011

Science Of Taste 

Sour Face Baby

New Chemical To Make Bitter Foods Taste Better

Move over, saccharin and sucralose! "Bitter blocker" GIV3616 is supposedly more potent than other artificial sweeteners.

February 14, 2011

Breakfast Treat 

french toast with straawberries and powdered sugar

French Toast For The Morning After

If you prepare this recipe the night before, you can wake up to a hassle-free and tasty French Toast Bake breakfast.

February 10, 2011

Controversial Dessert 

whoopie-pie

Whoopie Pies Could Become Top Dessert In Maine

A bill to name whoopie pies Maine's state dessert has started a debate over whether the treats are too unhealthy.

February 9, 2011

Sweet Treats 

Fudgy Black Bean Cakes in white ramekin

Fudgy Brownie Cakes Fool Chocolate Lovers

This is one of those "don't tell them what's in it" recipes. The black bean flour actually provides health benefits.

February 8, 2011

Decadent Dessert 

Chocolate Cream Pie

Chocolate Cream Pies For Your Consideration

How do you like your chocolate cream pie? Dense, dark and sweet or fluffy and custard-like?

February 7, 2011

Sweet Treats 

Box of âChocolatesâ Mini Cupcakes

Butter Cream Icing For Your Sweet Heart

Instead of buying a can of butter cream icing to top your Valentine's Day brownies, make your own this year.

November 2, 2010

Halloween Hang-Over 

kid holding taffy

Exchanging Halloween Candy Saves Teeth, Supports U.S. Troops

The Candy Exchange programs aim to save kids' teeth and gums and replace the sugary sweets with free toothbrushes, gift certificates and even cash.

October 27, 2010

Candy Love 

colored balls of candy

Candy’s Virtue Is In Its Honesty, Says Rutgers Professor

"It has always been a processed food eaten for pleasure with no particular nutritional benefit," says Rutgers Professor. Candy-lovers' guilty consciences eased.

October 1, 2010

Walnut Condiments 

pancakes and syrup

Nutty Toppings: Walnut Butter And Vinaigrette Dressing

Walnuts require time and energy to get them from the tree to the plate, but these two recipes will prove that they are worth all the trouble.

September 20, 2010

Reinventing Meatballs 

muscadines and scuppernongs

Scuppernong-Glazed Tempeh Meatballs & Rice

I came up with a recipe using scuppernongs based on a sweet and sour meatball appetizer my mom used to make. It was one of my favorite things!

October 10, 2009

Traditional Dessert Recipes 

a bowl of persimmon bread pudding topped with vanilla ice cream

A Food For Fall: Persimmon Pudding

In Indiana, it just wouldn't be Fall without a pan of homemade persimmon pudding. Chef Orr shares his recipe on this episode of Earth Eats.

January 31, 2009

Warm Beverages 

two mugs of hot chocolate

Caribbean Inspired Hot Chocolate: Hot Drinks for Cold Nights

Once, hot drinks were a necessity; but these days, they're mostly celebratory. Give this Caribbean hot chocolate recipe a try on the next cold winter night.

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