Straddling the line between alcohol abuse and eating disorder, "drunkorexia" involves restricting food intake, bingeing and purging, and excessive exercising to "make room" for alcohol. What you need to know about this worrying trend.
While home cooks often use shallots interchangeably with onions in recipes (three to four shallots are equal to about one medium onion) their flavors are actually quite different. Shallots have a more subtle, sweet flavor that is less pungent than onions. Their complex flavor resembles a combination of both garlic and onion.
Kale has been the "It" vegetable for years. Now, its cousins, members of the botanical family referred to collectively as cruciferous vegetables, are enjoying overdue culinary cachet in the United States.
A classic enameled Dutch oven is considered by many to be the workhorse of the kitchen. On the stove or in the oven, use a Dutch oven to cook roasts, braises, soups, stews and casseroles, as well as any recipes that can be prepared in a conventional oven.
When most people hear “yoga,” they think of the physical practice. But in fact, The Yoga Sutras contains only one verse about physical poses. Most teaching is devoted to understanding the mind and living a harmonious life.
"Reduce, reuse, recycle." Often people focus their energy on the final word of this ecological trifecta — but the first two are just as important (if not more so)! Tackle waste in the kitchen with these tips.
The JK Adams Strata Slate cheese board offers a unique surface for serving cheeses and hors d’oeuvres. With a deep gray color providing a natural and rustic look, it comes equipped with a dust-free chalk pencil for writing labels of the cheese you're eating right on the board.
Several weeks after opening the Excalibur 2400 4-Tray Dehydrator, it's still on my kitchen counter because I've had so much fun testing it. The Excalibur dehydrator is simple to use: simply fill the trays with your favorite fruits or vegetables, close the door, select a temperature, turn it on and leave it for several hours.
My husband was grating cheese fast and furiously … and grated his knuckle! It only takes one mistake like that to avoid using a box grater forevermore. That's why the Paderno World Cuisine Drum Grater is awesome.
The only thing better than the smell of homemade bread in your kitchen is the taste of fresh, warm baguettes straight from your oven. But making delicious bread — with perfectly crunchy exterior and soft interior — is a job for the bakery, right? Wrong!