LifeStyle: Food & Drink

Anthony Bourdains Favorite Chef's Knife

Wednesday  10:58,   18 october 2017
Town and Country

It also happens to be a bestseller on Amazon.The Unicorn Frappucino-hating chef has previously schooled us in the art of getting kids to try adventurous foods (his daughter was sucking down oysters at the age of three) and he's also taught us why[...]

How to Sharpen a Knife the Right Way

Wednesday  10:55,   18 october 2017
Epicurious

Every few months, you'll notice that your chef's knife has a harder time yielding perfectly thin slices and precise dices. You might even find your knifework is slipping—literally. And aside from being annoying to cut with, a dull knife can[...]

11 things you can add to your water bottle that your body will love you for

Tuesday  11:36,   17 october 2017
Hello Giggles

There’s a good chance you probably don’t drink enough water, and we totally get it: Plain water is about the most boring…We know, it’s annoying that we’re trying to remind you to drink more water, but it’s crucial for your overall health to drink[...]

The Gross Reason You Should Never, Ever Pepper Your Food in Restaurants

Monday  12:24,   16 october 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

<p>The second dirtiest item in a restaurant isn’t in the bathroom. In fact, it’s right on your table.</p>Before you reach for the pepper shaker, think about how many people have touched it before you. Does it look clean? Is it sticky?[...]

The Gross Reason You Should Never, Ever Pepper Your Food in Restaurants

Monday  12:24,   16 october 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

<p>The second dirtiest item in a restaurant isn’t in the bathroom. In fact, it’s right on your table.</p>Before you reach for the pepper shaker, think about how many people have touched it before you. Does it look clean? Is it sticky?[...]

Why Japanese School Lunches Are the Best in the World

Monday  12:23,   16 october 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

When Americans think of the lunch menu at their childhood school cafeterias, they probably imagine a shapeless, tasteless pile of mystery meat—plus some brown mush, to match. But for children in Japan, school lunches are a rich experience whereThe[...]

This Pasta-Straining Technique Is Blowing People's Minds

Monday  12:21,   16 october 2017
Good Housekeeping

It's gone completely viral.Twitter user @Daibellaaa was one of many people to share an easier way to drain pasta, which involves putting the strainer in the pot, then tipping it over to let the water spill out. This way, the pasta stays in the[...]

A Halloween Party Ain't a Halloween Party Without These Bloody Hot Dog Fingers

Sunday  23:52,   15 october 2017
SheKnows

A Halloween Party Ain't a Halloween Party Without These Bloody Hot Dog FingersWith a few simple cuts in the hot dogs and by dropping them into boiling water for a few minutes, they turn into some creepy-looking[...]

Add This Secret Ingredient for Extra Fluffy Scrambled Eggs (It’s Not Milk!)

Sunday  07:52,   15 october 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

Scrambled eggs seem like such a basic breakfast recipe, but it’s surprisingly easy to get them wrong.&nbsp;Scrambling eggs without any extra liquid can turn out fine if you do it right. Preheat your pan on medium, whisk your eggs before adding[...]

Applebee's Bartender Says Those $1 Margaritas Are Mostly Water

Sunday  07:52,   15 october 2017
Delish

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The one drink you shouldn't order in a restaurant

Sunday  07:51,   15 october 2017
Cosmopolitan

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Leftover Rice Could Give You Food Poisoning—Unless You Do This One Thing

Sunday  07:50,   15 october 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

Rice is one of those foods that you always make way too much of and end up eating leftovers for lunch the next day. But no complaints, leftover rice still tastes just as good, unlike leftover french fries. (This is the secret ingredient in[...]

Oreo’s New ‘Mystery Flavor’ Apparently Isn’t Fooling Anyone

Saturday  07:08,   14 october 2017
Grub Street

Pretty much everyone says it’s a fruit cereal of some kind.There’s $100,000 on the line in prize money. Just buy the all-white pack, eat the intentionally boring-looking cookie, divine the secret flavor, then submit the guess on Oreo’s special[...]

Culinary Hero Martha Stewart Travels With Her Own Hard-Boiled Eggs

Saturday  07:07,   14 october 2017
Grub Street

“My hard-boiled eggs are just so much better than any eggs on the plane.”Unlike maybe all other human beings, however, that apparently translates into this item in her Rimowa[...]

This Is the Best Way to Keep Your Drive-Thru Fries Crispy

Friday  21:09,   13 october 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

<p>There are few things more disappointing than a mushy French fry.</p><p></p>There are few things more disappointing than a mushy French fry. That deep-fried goodness just isn’t as good without the crisp outer layer you’ve been craving. [...]