Food

Put down the phone and make these takeout favorites at home instead

When you’re not in the mood or just too busy to cook, it’s time for takeout, baby! But, while convenient and delicious, ordering out meal after meal adds up — and it isn’t always the most nutritious option. If one of your goals this year is to get into the kitchen more — either to save money, expand your cooking skills or eat healthier — then it’s time to close out that GrubHub tab, shove those paper menus back into your drawer, and learn how to make your favorite takeout foods at home, including Chinese, Indian, Italian, Thai, Mexican and more.


How to Ripen Avocados Fast

Unripe avocados are the pits.


Is Expensive Tea Worth It? Experts Explain The Difference

You can spend a few bucks on tea bags at the grocery store, around $20 for loose leaf tea at specialty shops or even hundreds of dollars on rare varieties of tea leaves. But can you even taste a difference? Does the mechanization of mass harvesting devalue the leaves? And do different teas contain the same nutritional benefits? We talked to tea experts to find out the key aspects driving the price of one of the world’s most consumed beverages,...


Touchdown! 50 winning foods for your Super Bowl celebration

Score the winning touchdown with these fan favorites.


Bobby Flay makes ragu of beef and red wine with fresh fettucine

Chef Bobby Flay joins TODAY to talk about “Bobby and Giada in Italy,” his new show with Giada De Laurentiis, and to demonstrate an authentic Italian recipe: ragu of beef and red wine with fresh fettucine.


Guilty-pleasure purchases to treat yourself right now

These are hard times, but some retail therapy can bring you a little joy. From nice clothes to wear on a video call to quality items to cook with, enjoy these guilty pleasures.


Ladies Over 40, These Foods Rev Your Metabolism and Keep Your Mind Sharp

Yep, there is definitely chocolate involved.


The secret histories of 25 popular brands

Dirty Secrets of Popular Brands


Ways the pandemic may change dining out forever

Dining Out Post-Pandemic


12 great ways to use leftover chicken


This Popular Cheese Is About to Surge in Price, Experts Say

Experts and cheese makers believe the price of parmesan will go up soon thanks to milk price fluctuations, more cooking at home, and parmesan's flavor.


How This Next-Level CBD Drink Enhancer Made Me (Almost) Forget About Alcohol

If you drink alcohol, then at some point, you’ve likely tried to drink less of it (raises hand). And during a time when I’ve reached for a nightcap more than ever, I finally decided it was time to put the breaks on the booze and find an alternative to coping with boredom, stress, and whatever


Chefs share the best and worst meals to make with ground beef

From meatballs and soups to taco salads and hamburgers, experts shared their go-to dinner recipes for ground beef, plus the recipes they always skip.


Epic fast food flops we think need a comeback

Do you pine for the McPizza? Do you dream about eating the KFC Double Down? How about Burger King's crinkle-cut Satisfries? Over the years we’ve lost some incredible fast food items and we've not forgotten them in a hurry. People have made Twitter accounts in their memory and even signed petitions asking for them back. Here are the old-school gems we miss the most, from the 1970s to more recent years.


Sam’s Club Sells A Box Of 63 Mini Cheesecake Bites In Flavors Like Caramel Chocolate Chip And Strawberry Swirl

Just thaw and serve!!


Chrissy Teigen says she's become 'insane' about sweets since going sober, and dietitians told us it's a common effect of giving up alcohol

Dietitians say it's "very common" to crave sugar like Teigen when you stop drinking alcohol and suggest eggs, almonds, and frozen grapes instead.


Panera Has Created A Bread Bowl Glove, So You Can Still Drink Your Iced Coffee In The Winter

No more freezing fingers.


25 warming soups to make this winter


This Is the Only Pan I Put on My Wedding Registry—and I Don’t Regret It for a Second

Hours of research and thousands of 5-star reviews won’t steer you wrong—the All-Clad 12-inch pan is the only one you truly need.


30 lifestyle changes to relieve daily stress

You’re struggling to keep your eyes open at your desk. Your heart is pounding. Not just pounding; racing faster and faster. Your muscles ache dully in the background and, for the briefest of moments, you feel as though you may actually throw up. If these telltale signs sound familiar, you could be dealing with a serious bout of stress. People rate their stress level at an average of 4.9 on a 10-point scale, according to the American Psychological Association. Ongoing stress can affect your physical state in a whole variety of ways. These range from short-term issues, such as stomach aches and insomnia, to more prolonged concerns, like infertility and a high risk of heart problems. Ready to make a positive change in your lifestyle? You’ve come to the right place. While you may not be able to make your stressors disappear overnight, there are some daily stress relief techniques you can try. Here are 30 small, yet significant lifestyle changes you can make that will help you de-stress and unwind.


12 Cookie Decorating Tips That Everyone Needs to Know

Use our simple cookie decorating tips to make homemade treats look almost like a pro baker's best. The post 12 Cookie Decorating Tips That Everyone Needs to Know appeared first on Taste of Home.


Sorry, But, Um, Kraft Is Releasing Pink Candy-Flavored Mac & Cheese For Valentine's Day

WHY???


Meal-prep recipes: Sunny Anderson cooks potatoes 3 ways

Food Network star and chef Sunny Anderson joins the 3rd hour of TODAY on Make-ahead Monday to whip up roasted rosemary and thyme potatoes, roasted potato cottage pie and twice baked potato ramekins.


25 Healthiest Appetizer Recipes

And did we mention they're healthy for you, too?


The Barefoot Contessa’s tips will make you a better cook

Best recipe advice and tips from the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten, from the best-ever mashed potatoes to easy one-dish suppers and other brilliant cooking hacks on social media and the Food Network.


I tested 5 brands of instant ramen noodles and found that the spiciest one came out on top

An Insider reporter tried five different brands of instant ramen noodles and found that the spiciest one offered the most flavor and quality.


40 classic quick eats from around the world


6 celebrity-owned wines you can order online

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. 2021 has already had quite the first chapter, and as we wrap up Dry January, inch closer to a full year of pandemic living, and enter a new era in American history, I think it’s safe to say that we could all use a drink. After a long day of Zoom meetings and masked breathing, you deserve to wind down with a bottle (or...


Why This Is the Year To Spend Your Tax Refund on Yourself — And Here Are Some Ideas

Traditional financial advice would tell you that the best things to do with your tax refund are to save or invest it, or use it to pay down debt. And while those are all certainly important things to...


Oodles of noodle recipes you won't want to miss

Udon to vermicelli and everything else in between, noodles are some of the easiest things to cook and, paired with the right ingredients, they're incredibly comforting and utterly irresistible. From noodle soups and stir-fries to noodle bowls and salads, these recipes are sure to bring you all the cooking inspiration you need.


Cicis Pizza Has Filed For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

It cited rising interest in food delivery and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Godiva was more than the sum of its chocolates for me

Godiva has announced it will close all of its North American stores. A frequent visitor, I’ll miss the simple, sweet break from life it always delivered.


What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Apple Juice

We consulted experts and uncovered the truth about this childhood staple.


Quiz: name these popular childhood snacks from their close-ups

You may have eaten them every day at break time or watched longingly at the adverts on TV after school. But would you recognize these popular childhood snacks from a close-up or a detail on the packaging? Take our quiz and find out whether you’re a treat expert or a snacking novice.


8 ways to get paid for your recipes


Easiest Way to Make the Perfect Quesadilla at Home

Wondering how to make a restaurant quality quesadilla from the comfort of your home? Try this hack for a delicious Vegan quesadilla that's quick and easy to make!


People have stopped drinking as much champagne during the pandemic, and now the industry could be in a billion-dollar free-fall

Champagne sales have dropped an average of 18% by volume during the coronavirus pandemic, an industry group says.


All-Clad cookware sets are more than half off right now at Macy's

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. With many restaurants still closed or at limited capacity, it stands to reason that you may still be cooking more than usual. If you're in the market for some new pots and pans as a result, you'll be pleased to know that Macy's is running some incredible price drops on All-Clad cookware as part of its Big Home Sale....


All The Rules Restaurants Have To Follow on'Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives'

Check out these guidelines for Flavortown.


Smoothie Habits That Are Shortening Your Life, According to Science

Smoothies can be incredibly healthy for you! Just don't fall for these mistakes.


Move Over, Hot Cocoa Bombs—Tea Bombs Are Beautifully Pastel For Your Morning Cup

Tea bags just seem so boring now.


Bath & Body Works Has 4 Brand-New Candle Scents For Valentine’s Day

Dibs on the Bubbly Rosé and Wildberry Jam Donut. 💕


Fast, fab 5-ingredient dishes


Kraft Mac & Cheese Releases Pink, Candy-Flavored Pasta for Valentine's Day

1,000 lucky recipients will be delivered a box of the pink-hued mix of sweet and cheese.


We wish these retro dishes would make a comeback

The amazing dishes from decades gone by that we think should be given a second chance.


Doughnuts Are an Excellent Sandwich Bread

Disney World has released a doughnut grilled cheese sandwich unto the world and, for some reason, not everyone is delighted. Even though this is tame as far as stunt foods go, some accounts (and some people) are play-acting at being shocked over a fairly mundane sandwich.


The Pandemic Has Erased Entire Categories of Friendship

There’s a reason you miss the people you didn’t even know that well.


Aldi Is Selling Valentine’s Day Cheese Boxes That Show Your Love Way Better Than Roses

The actual way to someone's heart...


Fact check: Health benefits of bay leaves need more study

There may be health benefits associated with bay leaves, but most of the claims in viral social media posts are distorted, exaggerated or inaccurate.


Fast-food menu items you'll only find abroad

Fast Food Only Served Abroad