Do you have an ingredient already on-hand you want to use or are you hungry to learn about one you've never heard of before? Whether it's seasonal produce or familiar pantry staples, we can help you find the most delicious use for your favorite ingredients and give you fresh ideas for new ones to try.
Panko Time: 6 Recipes We Love
Panko, a.k.a. Japanese breadcrumbs, lends a hand to western world cooking by giving breaded recipes an unparalleled crispy crunch.
Royal Red Shrimp
Royal Red shrimp go anywhere shrimp goes—in pasta or a scampi, or a kebab, but they also stand in for lobster or crab.
Amber Waves of Wheat
Wheat farming is a family business for this Kansan, and big business for the U.S.
Avoiding Trans Fats
Research has shown that, while saturated fats are bad, trans fats can be monsters—but there’s more to it than that.
Adobo: Types and Uses
Depending on whose table you’re sitting at, adobo can be a sauce, a seasoning or a nation’s defining dish.
Cooking with Israeli Couscous
Enthusiasts love the slightly toasty flavor and tapioca-like mouth feel of this quick-cooking, completely flour-based pasta.
Since truffles fetch hundreds of dollars per pound, the hunt for this famous—and potent—fungus is extremely competitive.
Fighting for Foie Gras
As foie gras stands, it’s one of the more controversial ingredients—and its production may be on the way out.
More on Miso
Complex in flavor but simple to use, read here for tips on finding the miso that best suits your dish.
Cooking with Couscous
Technically neither a grain nor a pasta, couscous is versatile, low-maintenance, and right at home in both warm and cold dishes.
Using Green Tomatoes
This green Southern staple has a variety of delicious uses beyond its most famous fried-and-battered form.
Corn Then and Now
Consider the other love affair between humans and corn—a codependent relationship like no other in the natural world.
Liquid Smoke, Modern Miracle
The complex process for producing liquid smoke—and a few delicious but unexpected uses.
Mise en Place
A phrase once used with the expectation of militaristic efficiency in the kitchen, the term now has much broader implications.