Everyday Meals

What the Heck Is a Scotch Egg?

If you’ve ever been to the U.K. or in a British-style gastropub, you’re likely familiar with a delicious, sausage-covered indulgence called the Scotch egg. But how much do you really know about the flavorful food?  What’s a Scotch Egg?  Cooking dinner shouldn't be complicated A Scotch egg is a soft-boiled egg encased in sausage and […]

Everyday Meals

What Is the Scoville Scale and How Does It Work?

If you’ve ever read a hot sauce label or watched Hot Ones on YouTube, or if you know anything about spicy foods at all, you’ve probably come across the term “Scoville” before. But what does it mean, exactly—and how is it used?  What Is the Scoville Scale and What Does It Measure?  Cooking dinner shouldn't […]

Everyday Meals

What Is Fennel—and How Can You Cook With It?

You may not think you’re familiar with fennel, but you’ve definitely tasted it before. From flavoring pizza sauce to Italian sausage, the flavorful plant serves its fair share of culinary purposes. But what is fennel, exactly—and how should you use it at home? If you’ve found yourself asking these questions, you’ve come to the right place.   […]

Everyday Meals

Skittles Is Releasing a 'Repulsive' Zombie Flavor for Halloween

Skittles is prepping ultra early for the spookiest time of the year. It’s barely August and the brand just released “rotten” Zombie Skittles.  The Halloween-themed mix features five fruity flavors: Petrifying Citrus Punch, Mummified Melon, Boogeyman Blackberry, Chilling Black Cherry, and Blood Red Berry. “What’s so rotten about fruity candy,” you say? The sixth flavor […]

How-To

Cheesy Bruschetta Chicken Is Calling Your Name

Dairy is the hero of this weeknight recipe. Covering plain, previously frozen chicken breasts in a thick layer of garlicky cream cheese makes sure the chicken stays moist and tender, even after an hour in the oven. A layer of diced tomatoes turns the cream cheese into a sweet tomato-cream sauce, and some mozzarella and […]

Everyday Meals

What Exactly Is Falafel, Anyway?

Falafel is a menu staple in Meditteranean restaurants, a popular street food in the Middle East, and widely considered to be Israel’s national dish. But what is falafel, exactly? Falafel History Cooking dinner shouldn't be complicated The history of falafel is a murky, and rather controversial, one. Though the dish is now undeniably a huge […]

Recipes

This 5-Minute Shrimp Dinner Is My Ultimate Summer Miracle Meal

Miracle Meals are the family-friendly dinners that save you time, money, and effort — but not at the expense of taste. They’re dishes that allow you to spend less time in the kitchen and more time with the people you love. This month’s Miracle Meal comes from Faith Durand, Kitchn’s editor-in-chief. The internet is the […]

Everyday Meals

This Eggplant Lasagna Is the Perfect Summer Comfort Food

You know and love lasagna. You know and love eggplant parmesan. But have you ever considered combinging the two into one delicious, vegetable-filled but still very cheesy dish? Because you should. This time of year, when vegetables are so abundant that you might be trying to figure out ways to use them up, giving them the pasta is […]