What parts of the cattail plant are edible, and what would you do with them if you had them?
Now called family and consumer sciences, courses suffer from few qualified teachers and declining enrollment. But in today's classes, students learn about gardening, nutrition, labeling and finance.
Rinsing foods doesn't always prevent foodborne illness and can sometimes make the risks worse. Here's what the science says about which foods you should run water over and why.
Toddy is a type of palm wine made from the fermented sap of coconut flowers. But the best toddy shops in southwestern India are celebrated for the spicy, coconutty food they serve with the drink.
The FDA means sugar added to your diet, not just to a specific food. But honey and syrup makers say that natural sugar is not added. Though a compromise is on the table, some say it's still confusing.
A growing number of Muslim food bloggers and dietitians say that fitness and spirituality go hand in hand, and are sharing tips to encourage mindfulness in food choices to keep from overindulging.
Giving kids a diet varied in flavors and textures from the get-go can help them be more open to trying new foods. The problem is America's food landscape makes that ideal hard to live up to.
Depressed commodity and dairy prices and a burgeoning trade war are adding to the usual stresses and taking a toll on farmers.
Believe it or not, cattail hearts taste like cucumber. So much so, that you can substitute them in dishes such as Tzatziki.
Cool down this summer with some ice-cold lemonade, and keep things interesting with some garden-fresh basil.
Most people don't think of eating rhubarb raw. This salsa plays off its tart crunch and balances it with fresh berries, onion and chilies.
You use them to make Dolmas, but have you ever thought of harvesting and preserving your own? Here's how it's done.
Oranges and fresh peas make a fabulous team in this quick, garden-to-table recipe from Chef Daniel Orr. Serve this recipe as a hot side dish, or cool it down for a summer salad.
Orzo tuna salad is a great appetizer or side salad for a picnic or Summer bbq.