To the Romans, it was the original energy bar.
By Jeffrey Miller, The Conversation
Inflation rates, especially for food prices, have spiked quickly and are being felt hardest by those earning lower wages. These price increases have led many people to believe the economy is in a bad place, but experts say the opposite.
By Chloe Jones
"High on the Hog" tells the sweeping history of African-American food — first as a book and now in a highly acclaimed four-part series on Netflix. Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault talked with some of the show’s creative team about why…
By Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Maea Lenei Buhre
A congressional investigation has found levels of arsenic, lead and other toxic metals in many popular baby foods, including organic brands.
By Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press
This is a time where cooking takes center stage, but often overlooked are Black chefs and cuisine. Marcus Samuelsson is a chef, restaurateur, and host of the PBS series, "No Passport Required." His new book, "The Rise" is a celebration…
By Jeffrey Brown, Sam Lane, Susana Seijas, Monica Wise Robles
Cuisine inspired by Mexico can be found almost everywhere in the United States. But at chef Gabriela Cámara's restaurants -- on both sides of the border -- dishes with fresh, local ingredients put a unique twist on traditional favorites. Jeffrey…
By David Pitt, Associated Press
The U.S. Department of Agriculture released details of its plan Friday, saying it will provide "financial assistance that gives producers the ability to absorb increased marketing costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic."…
By Malcolm Brabant
For those tired of the stresses and excesses of contemporary civilization, a survival expert in the Italian Alps offers a training program in living as the Neanderthals did. Participants endure a rough existence in the wilderness, learning to kill prey…
By Paul Freedman, The Conversation
When was it decided that women prefer some types of food – yogurt with fruit, salads and white wine – while men are supposed to gravitate to chili, steak and bacon?…
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