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Durian King of Fruits

A native to Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, durian fruit is regarded as the King of Fruits in many parts of southeast Asia. Known for its incredibly thorny exterior and unique aroma, durian is used to flavor both sweet and savory dishes and...

peach pie

Today is National Peach Pie Day.  The last of the peaches are appearing in the market, ripe and ready for the picking.  This sweet and juicy orange fleshed fruit is perfect for pies.  Celebrate this foodie holiday by baking one of...

michael jordan's steak house chicago

On Tuesday, Michael Jordan's Steak House Chicago will open its doors at the InterContinental Chicago hotel. The 160-seat dining room isn't the basketball legend's first stint in the Chicago restaurant business: his first restaurant,...

tacos

Many women spend a lot of time and money trying to lose weight, but there is one woman who is on a mission to do the exact opposite. Her name is Susanne Essman, and she is consuming a 20,000 calorie a day diet, so that she can become the heaviest...

muscle milk

CytoSport Inc., the company that makes Muscle Milk, got a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration in July due to the dairy reference in its alliterative name. Although the Muscle Milk label indicates that the sports drink doesn't...

bertolli meal soup

Bertolli, a food brand known for its pasta sauces, frozen meals and olive oil, recently rolled out a line of hearty frozen soups. Bertolli Meal Soup comes in four varieties: chicken minestrone, beef with vegetables, roasted chicken and rotini pasta...

'CSI: Miami' Cupcakes

These "CSI: Miami" cupcakes are perfect for fans of the police-themed television series. They're made by Ah How Sweet, a bakery based in Pasadena, Calif. The "CSI: Miami" cupcakes are topped with icons from the show,...

yum brands

Yum! Brands, the company behind fast food franchises like KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, has pledged $1 million to help feed needy families in Africa. The funds will benefit the United Nations World Food Programme, which is currently delivering food...

Bacardi Cuba Libre

The original Bacardi Cuba Libre, which most of us know today as a rum and coke, is celebrating its 111th anniversary. The drink has its nexus in August 1900, when Captain Russell of the U.S. Army Signal Corps ordered it at the American Bar in Havana...

Tarragon Balsamic Grilled Peaches and Vegetable Platter

It’s a fairly simple dish. I like to keep food simple. Simple is good. Simple is just plain o’ simple and when you’re in a time crunch or you’re not in the mood to create a lavish dish, simple is just about all you need....

Miniature Salt Dough Food

Instructables user The Craft Arty Kid (also known as Lisa) recently posted a stellar tutorial on how to make miniature salt dough food for a dollhouse. Although this particular tutorial is for croissants and hot cross buns, Lisa notes that once...

Chinese grocery

In a sad and senseless story, 11 people were killed and 120 sickened from tainted vinegar in western China. The victims were sharing an evening meal after their daily Ramadan fast. The cause of the mass poisoning is believed to be a batch of vinegar...

monkey cake

This monkey cake from Tast-e is perfect for anyone who is an animal lover.  The base is chocolate banana cake and it's covered in peanut butter frosting.  If you are allergic to peanuts, have no fear- the same frosting can be made with...

Sandra Lee Outtakes

A video of Sandra Lee outtakes from "Semi-Homemade Cooking" is making the Internet rounds this afternoon, and the clip offers a much more human version of the Food Network personality than the perfect party host that's portrayed on...

salad

Mealtime is one of the family’s most effective bonding times - sharing the day’s experiences while dining on delicious, nutritious food prepared meticulously by mom. The act of meal planning could serve to forge the relationship between...

cake in a jar

Cake-in-a-jar may be overtaking the cupcake craze.  These individual cakes are baked and assembled in a jar where they can be easily transported.  Make one of these cake-in-a-jar recipes to take to your next barbecue, picnic, or potluck....

Pop bottle garden

This is an amazing way to recycle pop bottles and grow fresh vegetables in a tiny space. Check out the website with fantastic photos and a pretty clear explanation (after translating from Portuguese). I love the vertical gardening trend that has...

zucchini bread

What better way to get your kids their veggies than in a super moist, insanely delicious breafast bread? With cacao nibs, applesauce, walnuts and of course - zucchini! - all allergy-friendly, too! Dairy free, eggless and of course, vegan! Zucchini...

ifbc nola

We are happy to announce a scholarship fund for the August 26-28 International Food Blogger Conference in New Orleans! Due to the kindness of our sponsors, we are able to offer 5 full scholarships to any food blogger who can demonstrate financial...

Cauldron Cakes Inspired by Harry Potter

There's nothing quite like finding a bit of culinary inspiration while watching your favorite flicks. Check out these 5 recipes inspired by movies. The Aviator -- 3 Cheese Fondue This recipe was inspired from the "dips and dives" that...

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