The Scolville Scale
The Scoville Scale, developed by chemist Wilbur Scoville in 1912, measures the heat produced by chile peppers. The scale demonstrates what adventurous eaters already know:...
With special treatment and some unexpected ingredients, catfish gets the respect it deserves.
Cognac for Connoisseurs
Winter is a great time to get to know Cognac, a rich, warming spirit that begins as a grape (like wine) but takes a different turn from vineyard to glass.
Earthy peasant dishes create flavor from inexpensive ingredients like canned tomatoes.
Winter Vegetable Lasagna
A winter vegetable lasagna, filled with butternut squash, turnip greens and spinach, can be the hit of a meal.
An Orange Riff on Lemon Meringue
A citrusy curd pie filling topped by airy meringue—what's not to love?
Date Nut Brown Bread — A New England Classic
Here's a bread the Puritans would have approved of: molasses-sweetened and with a hearty texture.