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Passionate About Making Your Own Fruit Soda?

Commercial gourmet fruit sodas can be quite pricey, and it’s so easy to make them for yourself. ... READ MORE

Go Ask Alice

Just how did we go from eating TV dinners to watching chefs on TV? Vanity Fair editor David Kamp digs into the development of the foodie revolution in his new book, The United States of Arugula. READ MORE

A Case of Pear Hyperbole

Pity the poor bastards who have to write the Harry & David holiday catalog every year. How many different ways can there possibly be to describe a basket containing some combination of pumpkin spice cake, Chocolate Moose Munch, and buttery toffees? READ MORE

Nigella Opens Wide

Finally, finally, FINALLY! After a few years being shunted to the Style Network for some unfathomable reason, sexy Brit cheftress Nigella “Food Orgasm” Lawson is coming on, erm, to the Food Network. READ MORE

How to Seat Your Dinner Guests

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Food Network: The Blog

Is it all glamour, glitz, casual chats with Alton Brown, and free-flowing brioche backstage at the Food Network? According to the channel’s new blog, not so much. READ MORE

Fly Me to the Moon

When it’s wrong to eat locally: Researchers in New Zealand debunk the “food miles” theory. Well, sorta. READ MORE

Lethal Leaves

An E. coli outbreak traced to prewashed, bagged spinach has caused federal health officials to recommend that consumers stay away from the bagged greens. READ MORE

Talking Pizza in Poughkeepsie: Solid Square Pie at Aloy’s

Aloy’s, open since 1929, has had a few years to perfect its pizza sauce. It’s long simmered, rich and intense, with a pleasing hint of caramelized onion–terrific atop thin, crisp square pies with mozzarella, grated Parmesan, or both, says NewYorkDave. READ MORE

What’s Cooking in the Kitchen

The Kitchen nails traditional dishes, like crisp gai lan in garlic sauce and chow fun with a delicious, eggy sauce. But be sure to check out the chef’s more unusual, creative dishes, like duck and fish with peppercorns, says alfairfax. ... READ MORE