September 27, 2014

Really? Chinese Noodle Shop Owner Confesses to Lacing Meals with Opiates to Get Customers Returning for More

The South China Morning Post confirmed its story earlier this week that a noodle shop owner in the Chinese provincial capital of Xi’an had confessed to Chinese police that he had been secretly including a paste made of poppy pods into his menu items. The article reports that the restaurant owner did so in the hopes of making his customers addicted to his noodles. Read the rest of this entry »

August 16, 2014

5 Amazingly Yummy Zucchini Pasta Recipes That You Need To Make Right Now

Zucchini Pasta Recipes

It’s the very height of summer. So you’re in the mood for something ultra-fresh that won’t bloat you-up like a balloon or put your family into a food coma.  It should be healthy, satisfying and something that gives you a reason to visit a farm stand or green grocer.

Oh, and you’re also feeling just a little bit daring.

That last bit cinches it. You’re in the mood to finally make some zucchini pasta. Read the rest of this entry »

July 14, 2014

3 Delicious Recipes for National Macaroni Day (or Anytime Really)

Macaroni and Cheese

In honor of National Macaroni Day, we thought we’d bring you a few super-simple, can’t-miss macaroni recipes from our sister site, SavvyFork.  Each has a good balance of carbs, proteins and fats, so they’re not just great ideas for Macaroni Day celebrations – but really for any day of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Facts You Absolutely Didn’t Know about Macaroni – on National Macaroni Day!

Macaroni and Cheese

For our Francophone friends, today may be most notable as Bastille Day (Joyeux Quatorze Juillet!). But for most of our readers in North America, today is also notable – as National Macaroni Day!

To help celebrate the day, we’ve assembled a list of five fun facts about macaroni that even your most well-read foodie friends probably don’t know. (And maybe even inspire a few traditionalists to check out this super-easy Copycat Kraft Mac and Cheese Recipe, for those readers who are so inclined.) Read the rest of this entry »

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