# ingredients

The “Natural Flavors” Ingredient Is a Total Lie
by Holly Van Hare, Jun 26, 2017 | 5:03 pm

There’s a reason the term is so ambiguous. While “natural flavors” sounds like a promisingly healthy ingredient, a closer look at what’s actually...

Kitchen Bouquet, Beef Base
by Dan Myers, Nov 22, 2016 | 4:26 pm

Spend enough time hanging out in a restaurant kitchen (or watching ...

20-Minute Dinners: Eggs, Shrimp, and 8 Other Ingredients that Make Cooking a Snap
by Angela Carlos, Feb 19, 2016 | 2:55 pm

20-minute dinners don’t have to come in a to-go bag or out of the freezer section at the grocery store. With just a few...

label check
by Christian Kogler, Jan 28, 2016 | 3:38 pm

Why is saturated fat separate from trans-fat? How come the sugars and dietary fiber don’t always equal the total number of carbohydrates? If you’...

by Will Budiaman, Dec 1, 2015 | 10:21 am

Planning on baking cookies, cake, cupcakes, or pie?

by Anne Dolce, Aug 11, 2015 | 11:55 am

Your best friend just asked you for the recipe of that delicious pasta salad you made for last weekend’s barbecue. What do you do?

by Anne Dolce, Apr 17, 2015 | 6:28 pm

Summer is here and barbecuing is in full effect...

Common Foods and Drinks Hiding the Antifreeze Compound
by Joanna Fantozzi, Oct 30, 2014 | 5:06 pm

Propylene glycol is an organic chemical compound nobody talked much about until recently, when...