Capers have long been a favorite in the Mediterranean region. The small, green herb buds lend a piquant sour and salty flavor to salads, dressings, sauces, vegetables and a variety of main dishes.
Make your food not only taste good, but also look pretty with recipes using edible flowers.
All about the stinking rose, garlic, including history and many recipes.
Yes, most gelatin is a meat by-product, but there are alternatives...and it's not just for dessert!
Graham Flour and Graham Crackers
Most Americans fondly recall eating graham crackers with milk as a childhood snack. Graham crackers are made from graham flour, but what is graham flour? Learn about graham flour, and get some cooking tips before delving into the graham cracker and graham flour recipes.
Homemade Baby Food
Avoid those store-bought jarred baby foods filled with additives and who knows what by preparing baby food in your own kitchen. Guidelines, tips, and recipes for homemade baby foods.
Honey - Nature's Sweetener
An organic, natural sugar alternative with no additives, easy on the stomach, adapts to all cooking processes, and has an indefinite shelf-life? Here's a Honey of an answer for you!
Hot dogs, red hots, weiners, franks, no matter what you call them, history and recipes for a truly American food icon.
Don't spend money on commercial jerky full of preservatives. Jerky is easy to make at home and you can control what goes into it. You'll find recipes for beef, venison, and even tofu jerky.
Learn the history and health benefits of America's favorite condiment and make your own at home.
All about maple syrup, plus recipes for using it and how to make your own at home.
Marmalades usually begin with a citrus base, but many fruits can be added to pique the palate. Learn how to make homemade marmalade and how to use it in recipes. Perfect for kitchen gifts.
Molasses used to be the primary sweetener used in days of yore until refined white sugar pushed it to the back of the shelf. It has a distinctive flavor that brings extra sparkle and comfort to many recipes.
Pâté is not limited to liver or even poultry. You can create impressive pâté from meat, seafood, and vegetables. Most are very simple to prepare. Try some new recipes for the ultimate appetizer.
An American-born comfort food, it's not just for peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, as you will see from recipes!
Sesame seeds are believed to be one of the first condiments. Learn about their history, lore, tahini, and recipes.
Learn about the origins of vanilla, making your own vanilla extract, and try some unique recipes.
What is it? Where did it come from? And yes, you can make your own at home.