For many of us, January is all about giving things up: Maybe we're going to stop eating meat and embrace a plant-based diet. Or we're ready to…
Like many plants, onions have defenses to ward off creatures that may want to eat them. Their secret weapon is a kind of natural tear gas.
The Guinness Book of World Records declared Waco, Texas, as the home to the world's largest Snickers bar, weighing in at more than 4,700 pounds.
Ready to try some plant-based proteins and West African cuisine? Here's a look at the predicted trends for the year ahead.
On Jan. 17, 1920, one hundred years ago, America officially went dry.
Taste contributor Niki Davis gives us a brief history of the delicious bánh mì sandwich, and a quick guide for making it yourself at home.
A fluffy baked potato is a glorious thing, but too often you slice into the potato and it is shiny and waxy, not light and creamy in texture.
Food manufacturers often use terms that make products sound healthier than they are. Don't be fooled.
Plenty of foods can help improve your cholesterol ratio and promote good heart health overall. Here's a look at what you definitely want to be…
Here are a few great gadgets, both low- and high-tech, that deserve a spot in your kitchen because they work hard and smart.
Girl Scout Cookie season is already starting in some parts of the country. Here's what's new this year.
Taste contributor Niki Davis walks us through preparing and eating ancient grains like quinoa, chia and amaranth.
Since opening in 2017, Anchor Grille in Sesser has enjoyed a steady following of satisfied diners, and with just a glimpse at the menu and ser…
Southern Illinois Girl Scout troops are taking orders now for the organization's famous cookies.
Milk can make many products because of its complex chemistry and history.
I love a shiny new kitchen object as much as the next cook, and at times my kitchen has resembled a kitchen specialty store. But if you have a…
Everyone made a big deal when Popeyes released its fried chicken sandwich in 2019. But how does it stack up in a packed field of competitors?
It's time for a power walk down food memory lane.
This is about great gadgets, both low- and high-tech, that deserve a spot in your kitchen because they work hard and smart.
The Top 20+ Dining Card features "buy one entrée, get one free" dining at restaurants throughout Southern Illinois. This week's featured resta…
Dec. 30 is National Bacon Day, just in case you were looking for an extra reason to splurge.
From early December through Jan. 1 (or beyond, depending on how fervently you hang on to the holidays), the pop of a Champagne or sparkling wi…