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MasterChef US Season 3 Becky: Our Exclusive Interview with Becky Reams!

If you've been watching MasterChef US Season 3 as religiously as we have (Monday and Tuesday nights were basically our church all summer), then you'll know this already: Becky Reams can cook some serious eats. She was the early front runner in the competition, serving up unbelievable eats like her Classy Corn/Trashy Corn, a corn panna cot... Read more

Rocco's Peppers

Food Kickstarter of the Day: Support a Fiery Local Hot Sauce and Give to Rocco's Superior Pepper Project!

Sure, Sriracha goes with everything, but it isn't always the kind of fire you're looking for. Sometimes, you're looking for a way to liven up a bowl of cheesy grits or a perfectly golden leg of fried chicken that looks like King Midas himself soaked his hand in the deep-fried. Read more


Interview: Chef Alex McWilliams, Executive Chef and Co-Owner of New Restaurant Chió, Wants to Make Sure You Never Eat Olive Garden Again

I spoke with Executive Chef Alex McWilliams, half of the brain behind Chió, the Columbia Waterfront's newest culinary addition. His mission? To re-educate Americans about what eating Italian actually entails. Put away the veal picatta, and don't let him catch you scarfing down chicken parmesan. Read more

Defcon Yum

Kickstarter Food Project of the Day: 'Defcon YUM!' Becomes First Gourmet One-a-Day Online Bakery

When it comes to Kickstarter Food Projects, it often feels like if it isn't a product being made for small distribution at select Whole Foods nationwide, then it isn't worth funding. After all, what good is investing your money in a restaurant that chances are you'll never visit? Have no fear: Defcon YUM! is here to preheat the oven ... Read more

Unreal Candy

New "Unreal Candy" Mimics Your Junk Food Favorites with Healthy Ingredients, and Won't Break Your Bank Account Either!

Candy: it's what's for dinner. Or at least, it would be, if there were a way that could eat it without feeling truly awful about ourselves later, when our stomach starts churning and our skin feels like it's covered in a thin veneer of acne-inducing simple syrup. Read more


Good Sh*t Alert: New Guilt-Free Toasted Coconut Chips from Dang Foods and the Young Genius Behind Them

When it comes to guilt-free snacks, Vincent Kitirattragarn, a Cornell University graduate and former sustainability researcher, may be offering you the chance to never have to pretend to like kale chips ever again. Read more

Dang Coconut

See Why We're So Excited for "Dang Coconut Chips" [Kickstarter of the Day]

Is there any other food in the whole world that has enjoyed the consistent surge in popularity that the coconut has? Read more

Radical Roll

Gwyneth Paltrow Goop Diet: Ms. Paltrow Would Like You to Know that Lobster Roll Prices Are at a Record Low [FOOD PORN ALERT]

If you've been reading Goop (and adjusting your diet accordingly), then you know this already: Gwyneth Paltrow is unstoppable. Read more

potato chip

Homeless Man Says Bag of Potato Chips Was His, Gets Stabbed to Death

It's like your mother always said: once you pop, the fun don't stop… until somebody gets stabbed. Read more


MasterChef US Season 3 Episode 19 Recap: The Top Three Compete

MasterChef US Season 3 Episode 19 is one of those episode recaps that's going to live in the annals of reality television history (is anyone out there writing all of this down?) as one of the saddest eliminations on a reality show ever. I know I've already deemed Monti's elimination two weeks earlier one such moment, but really, this week's takes the cake. Read more

Diet Pepsi

5 Things Faker than Diet Pepsi's New Heat-Proof, Time-Resistant Recipe [VIDEO]

Early Friday, Diet Pepsi announced that they would be swapping out the super artificial sweetener aspartame in their soft drink for Ace-K, an even more artificial sweetener that also boasts the terrifying added benefits of being heat-proof and time-resistant, so you know that whatever you're putting into your stomach is settling in for an extended stay. Read more

Chickpea and Olive

INTERVIEW: Danielle Ricciardi of 'Chickpea and Olive,' a New Brooklyn Vegan Joint That's About to Take Over Your Kitchen

FoodNRecipe reached out to Danielle Ricciardi of 'Chickpea and Olive,' a Brooklyn pop-up with a stand at Smorgasburg and aspirations of being so much more, to ask about their plans for the future. This is what she had to say. Read more


MasterChef US Season 3 Episode 17 Recap: There Goes the Neighborhood

Warning: Here Be Spoilers. If you don't want to know what happens, don't read this. If you don't care, or already watcher, or you watch TV shows through their recaps, keep reading. Read more

Bella Vado Avocado Oil

Good Sh*t Alert: Avocado Oil with Lemon from 'Bella Vado Splendid Oils'

Every home cook should have a secret weapon, and even if it isn't avocado oil, it still belongs in your culinary utility belt. Read more

Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes

Review: 'Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes' Is the Best, Most Important Cookbook You've Never Heard Of

This cookbook holds a special place in my heart, even if it's all but completely disappeared from bookstore shelves. It's the cookbook that saw me making my first recipe, one for the Toffee Apple Trees from children's book legend Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, when I was only six years old. Read more

Ice Cubes

Why The Hell Is A "Recipe" for 'Ice Cubes' One of Food.Com's Most Popular, Highest Rated Meals?

There are recipes that treat the home cook like ze's never boiled water in hir life, and then there's "ChrissyG's" recipe for Ice Cubes. Read more

Egg Yolk

VIDEO: A Dazzling, Unbelievably Foolproof Method for How to Separate an Egg Yolk from an Egg White

A foolproof approach to separating an egg yolk from the egg white that won't have you nervously cracking an egg shell in half and having you toss the egg white back and forth until you have a clear shot at the yolk. Read more


What Do the Cyclone Roller Coaster and Strippers Have in Common? Hooters Could Be Opening on Coney Island

Joe Vitacco, the owner of a vacant lot on Surf Avenue just footsteps away from the historic Stillwell Avenue train station on Coney Island, has hinted that, starting as early as next year, he could be leasing his space to Hooters. Read more

Bouchon Bakery's Nutter Butter

Exclusive: An Inside Look at the Upcoming "Bouchon Bakery" Cookbook with Bouchon Bakery Sous Chef Scott Peabody

When you think of the American pantheon of wonderful, store-bought cookies, it's easy to overlook the Nutter Butter, a slightly larger-than-average peanut-shaped cookie that admirably balances the saltiness we love from peanut butter with the sweetness we come to expect from a sandwich creme. It's exactly the kind of treat that gets people excited and chefs inspired. Read more

Bacon Sundae

Pork-a-Geddon: Burger King's New Promotional Menu Features Cheap Bacon Burger, Bacon Sundae

From the people who brought you The Ultimate Thinking Man's Guide to the Burger King Bacon Sundae comes something unapologetically low-brow: Burger King's new menu of promotional items. Read more