There are reasons behind the rise and fall of certain foods — and some are more alarming than amusing.
To find true pleasure in the kitchen, focus first on the dishes that make you happy.
Enough with all the heavy, sugary treats at holiday gatherings. There’s a world of fresher, healthier delights out there for you to offer — and enjoy.
A lot of us are still clinging to adult versions of our favorite childhood eats. Will we — and our tastes — ever grow up?
Technology can make your meals fun or forbidding. It’s important to know the difference — and to have a choice in the matter.
You don’t have to be Einstein to cook real food with a little flair.
In movies and magazines, glamorous celebrities often inspire envy. But when you discover how they really eat, you may pity them instead.
Some would like us to believe we’re wasting our money on organics, but the weight of their argument appears a bit . . . skeletal.
Look deeper into the history of poultry and you’ll find new reasons to appreciate and respect what’s on your plate.
Veggie-haters, supertasters, food-obsessives — it’s time to come to terms with your quirks.
Sometimes the simplest questions can provoke the most complex and unpredictable answers.
When it comes to the real value of vegetables, nutrition labels don’t begin to reveal the whole truth.
Behold the beauty of the midwinter egg. May we never again take it for granted.
My new hobby: aquaponics. This might just be the wave of the future — if we can figure out the finer points.
Dreading the little birds-and-bees talk? Food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl on how telling your kids about food-industry profit margins can be just as awkward.
After years of working in restaurants and cooking at home, James Beard Award–winning food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl dishes on her favorites.
Food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl on why perhaps it’s time we stopped obsessing about how the French eat, and started emulating the way they live.
Leafy foods are terrific for you — and they can be a little confusing. Food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl on all you really need to know.
Food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl on how not to cloak good food in canned chemical goo.
Want to help save the butterflies? Food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl on how something as simple as planting a patch of herbs can support these pollinators.
A whopper of a question. And the answer food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl offers makes a strong case for knowing your rancher and farmer.