Jun 13, 2013 — Postwar marketing of convenience foods pushed our grandmothers to take many shortcuts in the kitchen that modern foodies might find unpalatable. Many involved Jell-O. Cookbook author Jeremy Jackson updated his grandma Mildred's famous strawberry cake recipe to remove this old-school secret ingredient.
Jun 12, 2013 — As Father's Day approaches, you can remind Dad that there's more to Father's Day grilling than just cheeseburgers.
Jun 4, 2013 — Every culture loves its ice cream, or the frozen treat that stands in for it. From Mexican paletas to Indian kulfi, flavors like avocado, cardamom, berries and more infuse these cool treats.
May 30, 2013 — Bartender Chad Phillips developed the "Beet Me in St. Louis" cocktail for his fiance. It combines two things they bonded over early in their relationship: Beefeater Gin and beets.
May 29, 2013 — A vegetable that often masquerades as a fruit in sweet dishes, rhubarb is a true harbinger of the season, appearing in April and, if we're lucky, lasting until July. You can save some for an off-season fix, too, because it freezes and thaws beautifully.
May 27, 2013 — Do you have a great summer recipe with an equally great story behind it? All Things Considered is looking for the ultimate summer dishes for our Found Recipe contest. To get you started, we offer memories of a steamy adventure and a recipe for thirst-quenching limeade.
May 22, 2013 — When a few humble elements are combined in perfect balance, butterscotch is born. And food writer Deena Prichep says she turns this childhood favorite into a dinner-party star with counterpoints like flaky salt or crunchy nuts.
May 15, 2013 — Butterscotch seemed to have fallen out of fashion, but food writer Rina Rapuano says she's seeing glimmers of a comeback. And we don't mean hard candies and instant pudding. The revival of this old-fashioned flavor inspires a crepe cake, a chocolate-crusted tart and more.
May 10, 2013 — Sam Penix and Sam Lewontin, of Everyman Espresso in New York City, and Harold McGee, author of On Food and Cooking, explain how to get the most out of your grounds. The brewmasters discuss brewing devices, from wood necks to chemex, and filter out reasons you might choose one over another.
May 10, 2013 — NPR listener Laurel Ruma picked up some odd ingredients during her travels. London-based chef Yotam Ottolenghi helps her concoct recipes with them for Morning Edition's Cook Your Cupboard series.