While many chefs credit their mothers as the inspiration for pursuing a culinary career, for others it was their fathers that took charge of the home kitchen and taught them invaluable lessons that continue to influence their cooking styles and approach to hospitality. In honor of Father's Day weekend, I asked chefs from across the U.S. to share their favorite cooking lessons they learned from their dads.
CRISPR technology continues to make international headlines for its potential as a gene-editing tool, but it has other world-changing applications. Scientists at Folium Science are using it to trick the harmful bacteria in the guts of chickens and hogs into destroying themselves. When fully commercialized, Folium Science's new technology could eliminate or reduce the need for antibiotic use in the raising of farm animals.
The dining and shopping habits of Millennials have become fairly clear. But now, the food world is looking at the young consumers behind them: Generation Z.
If you think it's tough trying to keep up with the dizzying pace of technology innovations in the restaurant space, try doing so across more than 22,000
Nuts are highly nutritious and are replete with countless health-benefiting properties. They are rich in healthy fats and fiber and are a powerhouse of energy. Having a handful of nuts every day can boost bodily health in a number of ways.
The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers presented at a scientific conference in Europe.
May 28 is National Burger Day, aka National Hamburger Day, and the lesser-known National Brisket Day. It's also considered International Burger Day.
To get to Nisani Farm, and the edge of a burgeoning food and health movement, requires going to the end of the road. Literally
Philadelphia restaurants and restaurateurs have been racking up the national accolades in recent years, mainly for splashy destinations, such as Zahav and Vetri.
Trade could be key to balancing conservation of freshwater sources and food security
Women who eat fast food take longer to become pregnant
Study: Predicted environmental changes could significantly reduce global production of vegetables
Study: Mangos help promote gut health
Want to optimize your caffeine level? Army researchers made an app for that
Radish cover crop traps nitrogen; mystery follows
Soups are a classic choice for warming up on a cold winter's night. We don't often appreciate its value as summer fare, though. However, there's actually some fantastic soups perfect for the lighter, warmer season.
Most people love an order of fries, but how they enjoy those fries does indeed vary. Whether skinny or thick, spicy or curly or covered in truffle salt or a mix of herbs, it's a sure hit at any dinner table. Even the most classic of fun favorites though can be improved upon and some spots around the country are doing exciting things with their fries!
Rosé wine is made in almost every region in the world, from many different grape varieties. And rose-colored wine is produced in a sweet, dry, sparkling, and even fortified style. Yet the classic style of dry rosé wine from Provence sets the trend that many other wine-producing regions around the world want to emulate.
Dominique Ansel moved from Paris to New York City to work at Daniel Boulud's French flagship Daniel as the executive pastry chef, a position he held for 6 years. Fast forward 15 years later, and Ansel has become a household name after the invention of a certain croissant-donut hybrid, and his namesake bakery has expanded beyond SoHo to include branches around the world.
As if you ever really need an excuse to order a piña colada, today is National Piña Colada Day, so go ahead and order that creamy, sweet, cocktail-meets-dessert libation that is best served on a sunny, tropical beach somewhere exotic.
The cold brisk wind whips through the streets on an early spring evening in Prague. As temperatures hover around freezing, only one dish warms the soul this evening. Upon opening the door to Krčma the smell of comfort greets us like warm blanket-braised meat, baking spices, simmering herbs, and fried potatoes.