Mar 5, 2013 — Also: Alice B. Toklas' fudge recipe; a fireproof edition of Fahrenheit 451; and a Milton scholar on ghostwriting the Sweet Valley High series.
Feb 25, 2013 — If you didn't have time to pack a lunch and you're tired of eating out, why not cook up something in the office? All you need is a microwave, a mug and a few basic ingredients to make scrambled eggs, mac and cheese or a brownie.
Jan 14, 2013 — For her new book, Gran Cocina Latina, chef Maricel Presilla visited homes and restaurants across Latin America to document their food. But one dish familiar to Americans, the sauce often served with Cuban-style yuca fries, has a surprising origin — Presilla herself.
Dec 25, 2012 — An IBM computer that analyzes flavor molecules and develops recipes is on the way in five years, scientists say. They are hoping to find not only novel and tasty flavor combinations, but ones that will appeal to us without adding to our waistlines.
Nov 19, 2012 — Scientists have come up with an algorithm to guess how many stars a recipe will receive online. By building "social networks" for ingredients, the algorithms also reveal how we mix and match spices, make dishes more healthful and customize flavor profiles.
Nov 1, 2012 — Food writer Ellen Brown has enlivened this often-maligned, yet much-beloved hot dish with dried porcini mushrooms and mozzarella cheese in a new book.
Oct 13, 2012 — A reporter's quest to understand differences in regional recipes of the Middle East staple yields homespun stories about their provenance.
Aug 7, 2012 — What our presidents and candidates eat says a lot about the public images they strive to project. Historically, their recipes also gave us insight into the cooking advancements and habits of the period.
Apr 27, 2012 — A Pittsburgh food writer offers a lesson in making pesto out of stinging nettles and garlic mustard — springtime greens often considered weeds.