Food

Disneyland Just Launched 4 Vegan Meals & The Pics Will Make You Drool

By Lucia Peters

15 Women Describe The One Food That Helped Shape Their Identity

Maybe you grew up having weekly Sunday night pasta dinners with your family, and your mom used an old Italian recipe with lots of fresh tomatoes and garlic. Today, you can still taste it when you think about it. Or perhaps you were born abroad, then…
By Natalia Lusinski

7 Foods That Can Improve Your Gut Health In Ways You Wouldn’t Expect

One of the least understood keys to our health may be the gut microbiome, that complicated mix of bacteria that lives in your digestive system. Researchers know now that it can impact a lot of illnesses, including mental health disorders, thanks to…
By JR Thorpe

This Is The One Food From My Childhood That Helped Shape My Identity

“Potatoes again?” my 9-year-old self asked my mom, who was across the kitchen peeling a large bag of them. “Fried this time,” my mom said, staring at the peeler instead of me. I could have sworn I saw tears in her eyes, but I didn’t say anything.…
By Natalia Lusinski

IHOP Just Launched A Ton Of Pancake Merch For Your Holiday Shopping Needs

Do you have a deep and abiding love of pancakes? Would you like to wear your pancake-y little heart on your sleeve in the most literal way possible? Excellent news: IHOP’s merch line, PancakeWear, just launched a full online store — and the…
By Lucia Peters

KFC Has A Firelog That Smells Like Fried Chicken When It Burns

You know, when I woke up this morning, I can’t say that “you can buy a KFC-scented log now” was something I expected to be typing at any point during my work day, but, well… here we are: You can buy a KFC-scented log now. Called the KFC 11 Herbs &…
By Lucia Peters

You Can Buy "Elf Trash" Ice Cream Full Of The Four Main (Candy) Food Groups

Themed desserts are one of the great joys of the holiday season — and thanks to one brand, we may have just found the themed holiday dessert to end all themed holiday desserts: Perry’s Ice Cream made an “Elf Trash” flavor for the 2018 holiday…
By Lucia Peters

These New Chicken McNugget Holiday Lights From McDonald's Are '90s Kid Goals

It might already be halfway through December, but that doesn’t mean we’re all finished decorating for the holidays yet — and if you happen to be a devotee of the mighty chicken nugget, here’s a pair of decorations just for you: McDonald’s UK made…
By Lucia Peters

My Family Used To Throw Food At The Dinner Table & It's One Of My Favorite Traditions

Nicole Berrie loves to share good food. She’s built her entire lifestyle website, Bonberi, around sharing wholesome, good-for-you recipes that are just as satisfying as they are nourishing. Her latest endeavor, vegan eatery Bonberi Bodega in New…
By Nicole Berrie

This Family Recipe Always Reminds Me Of My Mom — And I Can't Wait To Share It With My Daughter

Eden Grinshpan, host of Food Network’s Top Chef Canada, is all about cooking with flavors she feels a connection with. Her restaurant DEZ, a fast-casual Middle Eastern eatery she opened with by Chloe. founder Samantha Wasser in 2018, features an…
By Eden Grinshpan

Embracing My Jewish Heritage Feels More Important Than Ever — So I Learned This Family Recipe

I’m Jewish — emphasis on the ish. I don’t believe in God, pray in synagogue, keep kosher, or observe Shabbat. Instead, I’m culturally Jewish: My family’s holiday celebrations are light on religion and heavy on homemade chicken soup. Like my mom and…
By Hannah Orenstein

13 Women Describe The Childhood Food That Helped Shape Their Identity

When you think about your childhood, you may have stronger memories of certain foods more than others. For instance, maybe you had your mom’s chicken noodle soup every Friday night, or your dad’s signature tacos. Then again, there were also your…
By Natalia Lusinski

How Blogger Molly Yeh Is Bringing Together Family Holiday Traditions To Make Brand New Ones

If you ask her what her favorite Thanksgiving food was growing up, blogger and author Molly Yeh will tell you, almost without hesitation, “Macaroni and cheese.” "It was usually the only dish I would eat on Thanksgiving because I was so picky,” the…
By Melanie Mignucci

I Never Truly Appreciated Dim Sum Until I Realized What It Represented In My Life

When I was growing up in Phoenix, Arizona, my family and I had a weekend tradition: Dim sum for lunch. Most Sundays after church, we’d drive to our preferred dim sum restaurant of the moment (in elementary school, it was C-Fu Gourmet; in high school…
By Amanda Chan

My Grandmother's Italian Cooking Is What Brings My Family Together — Even When We're Apart

On Christmas Eve this year, like every other year, my family will start with the clam dip fresh out of the oven. As the clam dip cools down there's the "pizza" (really just bread with stuff on it) and some salami to snack on, as well as two plates…
By Alexandra Svokos

What It's Like To Celebrate The Holidays When You're 9,000 Miles Away From Your Family

The one memory I have of celebrating Christmas in Malaysia was when my family fought over a bird. Every single holiday back home involves eating as much food in as many places as you can, and for some reason that year, my parents were feeling…
By Clarissa-Jan Lim

You Can Buy A Holiday Candle You Can Eat & The Flavors Actually Sound Delicious

Well, here’s something I never thought I’d see: These edible holidays candles from Smith & Sinclair are meant to be poured into your hot chocolate once you’ve burned them. I’m both fascinated and a little bit concerned; somehow I just can’t get over…
By Lucia Peters

Chocolate Just Flooded A Street In Germany & The Pics Are Surreal

And today in Weird Yet Fascinating News, we have this: A chocolate flood in Germany at the production facility of chocolatier DreiMeister on Monday almost caused a holiday disaster. Happily, though, the crisis has been averted; the fire department…
By Lucia Peters

Krispy Kreme Is Selling A Dozen Doughnuts For $1 — But Only Today

Excellent news, doughnut lovers: It’s Dec. 12, which means it’s time for the 2018 edition of the Day Of The Dozens promo at Krispy Kreme! That means you can get a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts for just a dollar at any participating location in the…
By Lucia Peters

7-Eleven Just Launched Canned Wines That Are Nearly The Size Of A Half Bottle

Let’s play a word-association game: What do you think of when I say, “7-Eleven?” Slurpees? Hot dogs? Late-night snack food runs? I bet what you don’t think of is wine… but it turns out that 7-Eleven no only has its own in-house wine labels, but also…
By Lucia Peters

Your Pals At The CDC Have Some Life-Ruining Words About Raw Cookie Dough

The end-of-year holidays are frequently full of delicious things to eat, including a wide range of baked goods and other desserts. But if you’ve been considering just, y’know, trying some of the dough or batter from the next treat you make before…
By Lucia Peters