Nutrition

When Chemicals Are Used to Scare You About Food

Would you worry if you knew your food contained sucrose octanoate esters or tocopherols? They might sound frightening, but don’t fret. These substances in packaged foods are also known as…

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How to Decipher Contradictory Nutritional Research

It’s frustrating when nutrition studies seem to contradict earlier ones: “Are Eggs Good or Bad For You? New Research Rekindles Debate,” the Associated Press groused in mid-March. Though it may…

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How to Protect Against Food Fraud

What if you discovered that your honey jar was filled with high-fructose corn syrup? Or your expensive extra virgin olive oil was actually cheap swill? Would you still eat your…

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Overnight Chicken in a Pot

It’s been a couple years now since at-home sous-vide has come into vogue. And for good reason: Who doesn’t want perfectly cooked food that you needn’t watch over every moment?…

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How to Make Your Best Pot of Chili

A pot of chili may be one of winter’s ultimate comforts. Hearty, filling, hot and well-suited for a long cook time on your stovetop, filling your kitchen with warmth and…

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