Food Trends

What to Eat (And What Not to) For a Solid Slumber

Quick quiz: How many nights per week do you get less than 7 hours of sleep? If it's the majority of your week, you aren't alone. According to a study published in the Journal of Community Health, more than 3 in 10 Americans get less than 7 hours of sleep each night. The daily recommendation, […]

Everyday Meals

What Is a Michelada and How Do You Make One?

Though it’s not quite as pervasive as its more popular cousin, the Bloody Mary, the michelada has a lot to offer. Here’s what you need to know about the classic Mexican cocktail:  What Is a Michelada?  Cooking dinner shouldn't be complicated A michelada is a type of cerveza preparada, or Mexican beer cocktail. All cerveza […]

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What Is Carpaccio and How Do You Make It?

Here’s everything you need to know about carpaccio, a traditional Italian dish with a colorful history:  What Is Carpaccio?  Cooking dinner shouldn't be complicated Carpaccio is an Italian appetizer of thinly sliced raw meat drizzled with lemon juice and olive oil. It’s traditionally made with beef, but can be made with fish (specifically salmon or […]

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What Is Calamari and How Do You Cook It?

Ever wondered what makes calamari so tasty? You’ve come to the right place:  What Is Calamari?  Cooking dinner shouldn't be complicated “Calamari” is the Italian word for “squid.” In English, we use it to refer to squid meat that is eaten.  You’re likely familiar with fried calamari—you may have even ordered it recently at an […]

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What Is Stone Soup—and Is It Even a Real Thing?

Countless fables exist to promote sharing as a virtue. None, however, are as delicious-sounding as the famed “stone soup.”  Related: 100 Best Soup Recipes Cooking dinner shouldn't be complicated Stone Soup Story Like a lot of folktales, there’s no one correct telling of the Stone Soup story. The legend varies depending on where and by […]