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The peanut butter and jelly sandwich is, hands down, one of the greatest sandwiches of all time. While there are plenty of ways to get your PB&J fix — from the classic combo on white bread to an elevated take with fresh fruit and homemade sourdough — you can't forget the childhood classic, Uncrustables. Made by Smucker's and found in the frozen food aisle, the circular pockets of peanut butter and jelly are iconic. According to Cleveland.com, Smucker's produces about 3 million Uncrustables every single day and the brand is now valued at over $500 million.
Comfort foods, like mac and cheese, are the culinary equivalent of a big hug from your bestie. If you love the cheesy goodness of baked macaroni and cheese, you are not alone. For centuries, people loved mac and cheese. The first known recipe dates back to Northern Italy in the 1700s, according to the Smithsonian Magazine. Many credit Thomas Jefferson's enslaved chef James Hemmings for crafting the popular American version of the Italian dish (via Smithsonian Magazine). As a result, folks enjoyed Mac and cheese as a special treat during weekends and celebrations.
Although Gordon Ramsay spends a lot of time entertaining people through his shows and TikTok videos, he's also busy running a number of restaurants. Out of all of his restaurants, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay stands above the rest. Located in Chelsea, London, it was the chef's first restaurant and has earned three Michelin stars (via the restaurant website).
With Season 13 of "The Great British Bake Off" (or, "The Great British Baking Show") already underway, you may begin to wonder when, or if, the show will ever lose steam or its appeal. For Paul Hollywood, the steely-eyed, silver-haired GBBO judge and master baker, he sees the show continuing well beyond his years (via USA Today).
Pigs sniffing through the damp woods and scrounging up a couple of fungi to grace the plates of the uber-rich might be what comes to mind when thinking of truffles. Not as much a topping for fries at a local bar. However, the delicacy has seen a resurgence in popularity, this time for people dining at all price points. Making the leap from food fit for kings to infused into everyday dishes has helped repopularize truffles (via The Guardian).
As a world-renowned pasty chef, Jacques Torres has tried a lot of incredible food. But that's not always the case when he's judging cakes created by beginner bakers on "Nailed It!" The show has become known for its epic baking fails, after contestants are asked to recreate beautiful desserts that are made by professionals. While promoting the new Halloween version of the series, Torres revealed in an exclusive interview that this season will also feature some hilarious cake disasters.
Olive Garden has been hinting to its customers about a fan-favorite deal returning to restaurants after launching its very own TikTok account. The first video was a series of pasta bowls with the words "something is coming" written on the screen. Then the restuarnat posted a video with the caption, "Incoming transmission from @nerdist. What could it mean?" with the words "It's coming back" featured in the video. This was followed by three more videos teasing the deal and TikTok started getting suspicious.
Who doesn't love a good, old-fashioned pastry roll and a nice side of sausage for breakfast? If you want to get fancy with things and combine the two, the result is these incredible mini sausage rolls. These rolls are a great addition to any breakfast spread, and whether you're serving them as the main course or as a side, they always do the trick. The combination of the flaky pastry and herbed sausage is truly a match made in heaven.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana is known for delivering food with big, bold flavor. The same can be said for the founder of the Popeyes fried chicken empire, who put spicy chicken, red beans and dirty rice on the national map and whose story is outlined in a new book, “Secrets of a Tastemaker: Al Copeland, The Cookbook.” Copeland’s son Al Copeland Jr. said he and authors Chris Rose and Kit Wohl tried to capture the “real life and times of Al Copeland” in the book released last month. The elder Copeland, who died in 2008, made his mark...
Fans of bakery owner and television personality Duff Goldman likely follow his main Instagram account, where he shares all kinds of personal moments, from snaps of his adorable daughter Josephine to pictures behind-the-scenes of his television projects to, of course, plenty of delicious and seriously impressive cakes and baked goods. However, did you know that Goldman seeks to inspire others with his healthy living journey and created a second Instagram account earlier this year devoted to sharing it?
There's no denying the fact that chicken is one of the most popular proteins that people regularly enjoy, especially at dinner time. When most people think of chicken recipes, chicken breasts come to mind due to their leanness and overall versatility. But why stop at just one type of chicken? There are plenty of other wonderful parts of the chicken that you can enjoy, including chicken legs. The chicken leg yields far more tender meat than a breast, not to mention they're much less dry. Add a special coating of spices to the outside of the chicken, and this is one of the best-baked chicken legs recipes out there.
Sometimes, you can get the taste of Chinese takeout without even leaving your home. When it comes to foods you order for takeout, Chinese is the go-to for many people and most people have the same local spot that they order from over and over again. This recipe for Chinese chicken is takeout-inspired. All you need is some chicken and a few additional ingredients for the delicious and flavorful sauce that compliments the chicken so well and voila, you have a takeout meal at home. Just serve over a bed of rice or noodles and you're in business!
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In today's world of social media, memes, and "epic clapbacks," one may feel that the world of marketing has changed rather dramatically from the old days of radio and TV commercials. There's a fair argument to be made about corporations and brands taking advantage of social media, and companies have to adapt to the rules of a changing world to survive. Back a few decades ago, though, TV channels weren't saturated with hashtags or shoutouts, but with another type of marketing stunt designed to appeal to the general consumer: the jingle.
"Halloween Baking Championship," the creepy-crawly sibling of "Holiday Baking Championship," has thrown a proverbial wrench in the works this season with an unexpected rule change. Season 8 premiered on September 12, 2022, and featured returning judges Carla Hall, Zac Young, and Stephanie Boswell. Comedian John Henson returned as host, and...
Blendtique Wine Company is the brainchild of central California sommelier Billy Dim. Dim noticed that many wine fans visited the region to tour vineyards and partake in wine tastings, but that actual participation in the winemaking process could only go so far. "Somehow, as an enthusiast, it didn't seem fair; I expected more," Dim says on Blendtique's website.
Are you dedicated enough to your favorite food to decorate your house in its likeness? As it turns out, there's a market for it — meaning the answer is "yes" for many connoisseurs. Ice cream lovers can toss their dirty laundry in a handwoven vanilla ice cream cone hamper with an iron frame (per Pottery Barn), and those with a love of breakfast can place flowers in orange-juice-shaped vase (via Bando).
Imagine yourself on the Atlantic coast, glass of crisp white wine in hand, looking out over the deep blue waters of the ocean. The salty waters brush your face as you sit down to enjoy a buffet of spiced tagines, tender lamb, and fluffy couscous. Sounds like a dream, right? If so, we have just the recipe for you.
When you think of Thanksgiving dinner, you're understandably going to think of a big dinner with turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. You probably didn't think of a bundle of Whoppers and chicken fries to go along with the gravy and stuffing. Fast food isn't exactly what most people would see as a Thanksgiving dinner, sure, but what would happen if you suddenly found yourself having a craving for a juicy Whopper and a milkshake before you head over to watch the game at your uncle's house?
We can probably all agree that comfort foods should be a food group of their own. Whether it's tomato soup and grilled cheese, baked macaroni and cheese, or a hearty stew, these dishes are delicious and worth the cooking time — especially when you're craving something familiar. Now, with the colder weather upon us, we're looking forward to enjoying these dishes even more.
"Great British Bake Off" may be about making delicious cakes, pastries, and other baked goods, but things still get intense in the iconic white tent where the contestants make their bakes. The competition can get hotter than a July day during "Chocolate Week," and some GBBO contestants break down under the pressure.