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How to make natural food coloring at home

Try your hand at colorful food dyes without buying the expensive stuff.


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It's almost impossible to have a bad meal in Paris. But it is very possible to find the best cauliflower you'll ever eat.

When honeymooning in Paris, don't forget to order the cauliflower

We made quite a few rookie mistakes as first-time Paris visitors. But one thing we didn't flake on? Having a meal at Miznon.

Michael Solomonov has won six James Beard Awards, mostly related to his five-star Philadelphia restaurant, Zahav.

All the times Michael Solomonov proved he's America's top chef

The Israeli-born chef just won his sixth James Beard award, this time for Outstanding Restaurant.

wild ramps

What are ramps and how do I cook with them?

This trendy, super-flavorful vegetable is in short supply, but that doesn't stop foodies and restaurateurs from clamoring for them.

Trader Joe's Bamba snacks.

The most Googled Trader Joe's foods in every state

You'll be surprised which snacks people in our nation's capital are searching for.

fancy food garnishes

7 gorgeous garnishes you can make at home

Don't just leave fancy garnishes to the experts. Learn to make them at home, with these tips.

Avi Shemtov, with his food truck the Chubby Chickpea, is opening Simcha in Sharon, Mass., this month.

From food truck to fine dining: How one Israeli chef is upping the ante

Known for his popular Chubby Chickpea food truck, Avi Shemtov is upping his culinary game with the launch of Simcha, an elegant Israeli restaurant in the Boston area.

soups

How to prep a week of soups in under an hour

We provide the shopping list, tips and recipes to make winter food prep easy and fun.

Professor Ofir Benjamin (front center) and some of his students at Tel-Hai College in Israel.

Scientists have discovered a way to make apples last an entire year

Bad apples get new lease on life as powder, thanks to Israeli food researchers.

couple cooking

Not a foodie? Here's how to inspire yourself to cook

Break through the block and fight fears of failure with these tips for cooking that anyone can use.

red pepper sauce called schug

Introducing schug, the spiciest food trend of 2019

You can buy this trendy Mediterranean hot sauce in stores and restaurants, but we've got our own recipe for it, too.

Attendees at a wine festival in Tel Aviv are tasting why Israel is becoming a leader in the industry.

Why winemakers from around the world are turning to Israel

From climate research to high-tech drones, food scientists are on a mission to create the perfect grape.

hummus on wooden board with seasoning and pita

Fun hummus dips that will make you the MVP of your Super Bowl party

Enjoy the chickpea explosion with a few creative hummus flavors on your party table for the Big Game.

baharat spices

How to make baharat, the spice darling of Israeli cuisine

This multi-spice blend gives many Mediterranean dishes their exotic flavor profile.

wild ice cream flavors

The top food trends you're craving in 2019

The fun, the funky, the ... fermented? Here are some notable foods that are on trend for this year.

From top left: Shakshouka, Anthony Bourdain, 'The Great British Baking Show,' Phil Rosenthal and a scene from 'In Search of Israeli Cuisine.'

The best shows for foodies to watch on Netflix

Binge eating, meet binge viewing. There is no shortage of food shows for the culinary curious.