The grilled cheese is usually a humble affair. Bread. Butter. Cheese. Not for Eleven Madison Park's Daniel Humm, who turns the plebeian snack into an supersandwich—using only an 8" knife and a, broiler, and grocery store ingredients.
Potato chips might come in every flavor under the sun these days, but all the jalapeño-cheddar dust in the world won't make up for a soggy bag of tater goodness. And here's the secret to the DIY crunch you crave.
I'm taking the last sip of home-brewed purple liquid. It's sweet yet balanced, fizzy yet quenching, smooth yet these words look a bit blurry. It tastes like a dangerously well-mixed drink. And just 48 short hours ago, it was Welch's.
The basic premises of going to a restaurant haven't changed tremendously throughout history. You sit down. You order. It shows up. Maybe it's good. But new, high tech establishments around the world are putting a innovative spin on eating out.
You've heard of Batter Blaster, the surprisingly tasty pancake that's sprayed out of a can. That was just the beginning. Here's our exclusive look inside the Batter Blaster R&D lab fridge, and what's coming next. To start: Bacon. Flavored. Pancakes.
Only food prudes are afraid to dabble with a little hot sauce occasionally. But why do any of us enjoy it at all? Capsaicin, the chemical behind hotness, causes your brain to literally think your tongue is on fire.
Hey America: You waste almost 40 percent of the food you produce. WTF? Sure, you can address that by making behavioral changes, but, uhm... boring! Fortunately, we can fix this. With gear.
Food, glorious food! For a while, anyway. Or if properly refrigerated. But when food goes bad, it goes bad—as demonstrated in this time-lapse video of the rotting flesh of dead animals and fruits we call dinner.
Equally important to the food you eat is how it's presented. Especially if that food is peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and baby carrots, and you're carrying it to school day after day. That's the importance of the all-mighty lunchbox.
Coffee? PHLEUGH. I drink tea. I drink it because it's delicious and healthy. I drink it because it's cheap, diverse, and doesn't make my breath stink. But this überdrink has a secret. Tea, you see, is not as it seems.
Some restaurants across the world are now using iPads to show their wine lists. Stupid and overkill, you say? Not if you sell a lot more wine because of it.
Cheetos are manna from 7-11. But I think I've found a Cheeto that's holier than Cheetos proper: Barbara's Cheese Puffs Jalapeño.
Listen, cookbooks are great. That's fine. But do you know what else is great? Friggin' apps. With the right apps, your smartphone or tablet is your new cookbook—and cooking instructor, and sous chef. Here are the best.
Before we start talking about the evils of high-fructose corn syrup, let's consider that it might just seem like it's bad for us because of its name. So let's just call it "corn sugar" instead and all will be well.