Food & Beverage | Thanksgiving is a chore, even with Martha Stewart’s help

Even for the best home chefs, Thanksgiving is a lot of work. And whether you’re hosting friends or family, it’s a pressure cooker of a feast.

Food & Beverage | Guy Fieri, vegetable fan? Sure, the Food Network star say

Of all the celebrity chefs out there, there's one you'd least expect to sing the praises of spinach, kale and Brussels sprouts. That would be Guy

Food & Beverage | Rao’s cookbook serves up spicy anecdotes with the meatballs

So one night, the story goes, Justin Bieber was in town (NYC), and had a hankering for Italian food. Not just any Italian, but Rao's, the tiny restaurant by a

Food & Beverage | Global leaders’ personal chefs sample Indian market fare

An elite club of chefs is taking a break from feeding the world’s most powerful leaders to visit the Indian capital and sample its spicy, aromatic cuisine. Wending through the crowded

Food & Beverage | Why tomatoes lose flavor in fridge: their genes chill out

If you buy tomatoes from John Banscher at his farmstand in New Jersey, he'll recommend keeping them out of the fridge or they'll lose some of their taste. Now scientists have

Food & Beverage | Gourmet ganja? Marijuana dining is growing up, slowly

How to set a tone of woodsy chic at a four-course candlelight dinner served under the stars in the Colorado foothills: Live musicians and flowers, check. Award-winning cuisine, check. Beer and wine pairings

Food & Beverage | US farmers make foray into quinoa as demand for grain grows

To the south of Nash Huber’s farm fields are the Olympic Mountains, peaking at nearly 8,000 feet. Due north is the end of a channel of Pacific Ocean waters that

Food & Beverage | General Mills tweaks big brands: More cinnamon, more protein

Sprinkle more cinnamon on Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, switch to antibiotic-free chicken for Progresso soups, pump up the protein in Yoplait yogurts. Those are some of the tactics General Mills

Food & Beverage | Any news is good news… Negative online reviews are double-edge sword for businesses

It is a double-edged cybersword: a negative review of a restaurant or other business, posted for the world to see. Anyone who peruses Yelp!, TripAdvisor, Google and companies' own websites can

Food & Drink | Jesus and beer Religious groups combine faith, cold brews

Angela Caddell started struggling with her Christianity 14 years ago when she came out as gay. But a gathering at a bar to talk faith over a cold beer once

Food & Drink | Bar cars returning to Connecticut-New York commuter trains

Railroad cars equipped with bars for serving alcohol are returning to commuter trains running between New York City and Connecticut, restoring a tradition dating back 50 years that evoked the

Food & Drink | Beef, cheese, poblano and beer – an addictive burger emerges

The ancestor of this recipe was a beloved burger on the menu of a bar where I was a cook back in my college days. Working on a flattop grill (the

Food & Drink | No-tipping trend now at more restaurants, with mixed results

When the bill comes after a meal, there’s no crunching numbers for the tip — just pay and go. A small but growing number of restaurants are doing away with the

Food & Drink | Only in America ramen noodles supplanting cigarettes as currency among prisoners

Ramen noodles are supplanting the once popular cigarettes as a form of currency among state prisoners, but not in response to bans on tobacco products within prison systems, finds a

Food & Drink | Renowned chef feeds Rio’s homeless with excess Olympic food

Twelve hours ago, Fagner Dos Santos ate his last meal: two hardened bread buns and coffee. For much of the past decade, the 33-year-old has been battling drug addiction while

Food & Drink | Pork pie problem: UK food traditions to lose EU support

  Welsh farmers like Rees Roberts, who has 1,000 acres with sheep, cattle and crops, can expect to earn a premium on their meats thanks to a certificate of regional authenticity. But

Food & Drink | Happier Meal? McDonald’s nixing some unpalatable ingredients

McDonald’s, which is trying to shake its image for serving processed junk food, said this week that it’s eliminating some unpalatable ingredients from its most popular menu items. That includes making

Food & Drink | Brazil’s national cocktail poised for Olympic exposure

It’s tempting to call cachaça a Brazilian rum and think of the caipirinha as another muddled tropical cocktail. The upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro may change that. Brazil’s national cocktail