Everyday Meals

13 Common Types of Beans—and How to Use Them

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Beans are one of the most perfect foods out there. They’re a cheap way to stock up on important nutrients, and since they’re packed with protein and fiber, they’re super filling. Whether you’re looking to add some variety to your diet, cut costs, or rely on […]

Everyday Meals

10 Common Types of Tomatoes—and What to Do With Them

If you’re not celebrating summer with a tomato and mayonnaise sandwich, then you are doing tomato season (and yourself) a disservice. Technically fruits—tomatoes are botanically classified as berries—tomatoes have a flavor that’s both sweet and savory, a divine combination of natural sugar and acidity. They’re incredibly versatile, both a fridge and pantry staple that can […]

Everyday Meals

15 Common Types of Squash—and What to Do With Them

If you’ve ever felt like squash was available year-round, you wouldn’t be wrong. In fact, there are more than 100 types of squash. The most common varieties of squash are categorized seasonally, either into summer or winter, depending on when they thrive. In the summer, produce stands are stacked with yellow squash and zucchini, while […]

Food Trends

5 Common Healthy Eating Myths—Debunked

Everyone and their mom likes to claim they know the latest secret to a healthy diet. Whether they’ve gotten their info from a study, the internet, or friend of a friend who’s married to a doctor, the chance they’re sharing accurate info is kinda unlikely. Not to mention, a lot of these “health facts” are […]

Holidays & Entertaining

Common Threads: Food & Wine Goes Home for the Holidays With Two Chefs: One Palestinian, the Other Israeli

There’s some 
discussion
 about the
 pronunciation of “hummus.” For Reem Kassis, author of the cookbook The Palestinian Table, the word starts with something like a sigh, “haahmus”—a lyrical, open-throated hum in Arabic. The same word rumbles when it comes from Michael Solomonov, the Israeli chef behind Zahav in Philadelphia. “Chhhhummoooz,” he says, the Hebrew letter […]