Hollywood would have you believe that if you lived during medieval times and didn't have the good fortune to be born into a noble family, you were forced to survive by eating thin soup, gruel and the occasional rabbit. In this video, the good folks at Modern History TV set the record straight.
Two presenters of Japan's food "dish of the year" lifted a box to reveal a savory meal shrouded in steam (see image below). In the past, Japan's dish of the year, selected by the Gurunavi Research Institute to reflect the culinary "symbol of the times," has included foods such as chicken breasts, mackerel, and tapioca.… READ THE REST
Things are often better overseas. Take, for instance, the insane selection of Kit Kat flavors that you can't buy in the US, save for specialty import stores and online orders. I had the privelege of trying a green tea-flavored Kit Kat on a trip to Japan a few years ago, but little did I know… READ THE REST
Lab-grown meat is safe to eat, reports the Food and Drug Administration. Though shmeat is not yet available to consumers, progress has been made since the $330,000 shmeatburger and the ruling should fire up developers working on commercializing the meat looms. Though not vegan—shmeat grows from cells taken from living animals—animal welfare groups such as… READ THE REST
Thanksgiving recently ended, but that doesn't mean kitchen items and stoves will receive a break. Over the next month, kitchens of all shapes and sizes will bustle with activity as people scurry to prepare holiday dishes. Of course, sweets like pies, cookies, and cakes will litter the list of holiday-gathering favorites. But more savory dishes… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. It ain't easy being sleepy, that's for sure. There's a lot to keep you up at night, so don't let your snoring be another factor. An electronic muscle stimulator like the Snore Circle… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Stop drooling over everyone else's iPad and treat yourself to one of your very own. During our December Deal of the Day event, we're releasing new discounts that only last 24… READ THE REST