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The medlar, a relative of apples and pears, is being cultivated commercially in California for the first time. After a ripening process called bletting, its pulp turns brown and custardy and "tastes like winy, sweet-tart apple butter laced with cinnamon." Wow.
A recipe for the perfect "Jacket Potato," which is apparently British for a baked potato exceedingly soft on the inside with a super-crunchy skin.
According to tech blog Gizmodo, Disney has been awarded a patent for so-called "interactive cakes," cakes equipped with miniature projectors that can produce simulations of landscapes and, naturally, Disney characters.Read More >
A bowl of beef and noodles Niu Ba Ba in Taipei, Taiwan, is the world's most expensive at $324 a bowl.
In a promotion for the upcoming PBS series Essential Pépin, Jacques Pépin sings "Les Feuilles Mortes."
In a surprise unanimous vote Sunday night, the Senate passed the food safety bill. It now goes back to the House of Representatives.
Not content to just write books and articles, maintain a popular blog and website, and build cooking apps for smartphones, food writer Michael Ruhlman is now branching out into cookware with a series of cooking tools he has personally developed.Read More >
According to a new study in the Journal of Pediatrics, researchers found that 75% of 5 to 12 year old children surveyed consumed caffeine on a daily basis, and the more caffeine the children consumed, the less they slept.