• A Smarter Way to Shop for Eggs

    Are those eggs really “extra large”? What does an “omega-3” egg have that others don’t? Here, we unscramble the jargon.

  • Brain Aneurysms: What You Need to Know

    The sudden death of Martha Stewart’s younger sister Laura Plimptonfrom a ruptured brain aneurysm this week has no doubt sent much of the general population into a panic. So Yahoo Health turned to one of the country’s biggest experts in the field, Dr. Christopher Ogilvy, director of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brain Aneurysm Institute in Boston, for some answers — which were not, unfortunately, all that comforting.

  • 5 Smart Ways to Use Up Brown Sugar Before It Gets Hard

    Alessandra Bulow Brown sugar is simply white sugar with molasses, but that molasses flavor gives extra depth to everything from luscious ice cream to summer fruit cobblers. I prefer to use it in desserts instead of all or part of the white sugar in recipes because I love its sweet and rich flavor, and also because I’ve found that it makes my cookies more moist.

  • What To Bring To a Summer Potluck When You Don't Have Time To Cook

    Here’s a dilemma I struggled with for a long time: I would never show up empty handed to a summer cookout but I don’t always have time to prepare a side dish or dessert.

  • Let's Grill Some Pizza Already!

    Joanne Camas, recipe by Maggie Ruggiero, photo by Romulo Yanes

  • A Gorgeous Fresh Strawberry Pie To Try This Summer

    There is nothing like this pie. It was created by test kitchen director Ruth Cousineau, and if there were ever a laurel to rest on, this would be it.

  • 5 Reasons You Want to Make Beer-Can Chicken

    If this propped-up poultry looks familiar, that means you already know about the glory that is Beer-Can Chicken. If you’ve haven’t tried it yet, then this is your moment. Trust us.

  • Reimagining the KFC Double Down

    What happens when you replace bread with high-quality ingredients? We developed a completely original sandwich to find out.

  • Blueberry Pie, No Matter the Dubious Occasion

    Any excuse to eat pie, right? Especially if it’s blueberry.

  • Kate Middleton Confesses: Prince George Hates Eating Vegetables!

    Royal babies, as it turns out, are just like any other babies.

  • Kitchen Hacks for Boxed Cake Mix

    We had a chance to visit Pinnacle Foods this week in Parsippany, New Jersey, to take a look at the test kitchen where Duncan Hines hones their boxed cake mixes and meet the senior research chef in charge there, Joe DiPaolo.

  • What's the Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder?

    Anyone who’s done any from scratch baking is familiar with baking soda and baking powder. But what’s the difference and are they interchangeable? As odorless white powders they certainly seem similar, but baking soda and baking powder are indeed two distinct leavening agents.

  • The Mistake You Should Make for Better Brownies

    I’m just like a lot of Epicurious readers. I rarely follow a recipe—even my own—without tinkering with it. One of my current favorites to play with is my Best Friends Forever Brownies, which I developed in 2011 for the re-imagined frozen dinner of my dreams.

  • To Refrigerate Or Not To Refrigerate?

    We were recently talking about Alessandra’s interview with Grant Achatz, and she mentioned that the Alinea chef copped to eating peanut butter straight out of the jar and the fridge, where he keeps it.

  • Make Classic Moon Pies at Home

    Mardi Gras is Tuesday, March 4, and this year as part of our Fat Tuesday celebration, we asked recipe developer Raquel Pelzel to create a homemade version of MoonPies, a classic treat often tossed from the floats during parades in the Gulf Coast.

  • Use Girl Scout Cookies to Make These Next-Level Desserts

    Yes, that’s right: It’s finally Girl Scout cookie season. To celebrate this long-awaited event, we took several boxes of cookies into the kitchen, and created three Girl Scout cookie-inspired desserts.

  • How Adriana Lima, Karlie Kloss, and Teresa Moore Survive New York Fashion Week

    Just because they have crazy schedules, there's no way that food-loving models Adriana Lima, Karlie Kloss, and Teresa Moore are going to skip a meal.

  • Pizza Delivery Taste Test: Pizza Hut, Papa John's, Little Caesars, or Domino's?

    In preparation for our Super Bowl Sunday celebrations, we decided to find out which of the big pizza delivery chain restaurants had the best pies. We tasted cheese and pepperoni pizzas from the big four (Pizza Hut, Domino's, Papa John's, and Little Caesars) to find out which one was worthy of a place in our game day spread. This was by far Epi editors' preferred pizza of the bunch. They liked the balance of softness and crispiness in the crust, the slightly sweet sauce, and the savory spice of the pepperoni.

  • Juicing: 3 Reasons to Give it a Try

    Juicing. Seems like everyone's doing it, and not just the rich and famous.

  • Paleo Diet Pros and Cons

    When it was recently reported that the term "Paleo" was the most searched diet term of 2013, we decided to take a harder look at what comprises this diet.