By Alexandra Sarabia
Scientists find that pink slime on potatoes is a ‘space suit’ for one bacterium, but also a possible weapon against antibiotic-resistant microbes.
By Andrew Mach
A collector in Greece purchased what is likely 'the most expensive biscuit ever sold' -- a cracker that survived the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic -- for roughly $23,000 last week.
By Ruth Reichl
We asked Ruth Reichl, author of "My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life," what to cook in tricky everyday situations.
By PBS NewsHour
What happens to the little ends of cucumber that get cut off by big-time food processors to make pickles? At the Michelin-starred Manhattan restaurant Blue Hill, chef Dan Barber has tried turning that food waste into cuisine, an experiment to…
A growing number of farmers in Puerto Rico are trying to reclaim the island's farming industry after decades of industrialization and stigma shrunk its agriculture. Even as Puerto Rico imports 80 percent of its food supply, the culinary scene eyes…
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a visit to the Iowa State Fair to sample its famous pork chops.
Alice Waters, owner and former chef of the legendary Chez Panisse restaurant and maven of the slow food movement, says the best way to combat fast food culture is through “edible education.” Waters offers her Brief but Spectacular take on…
There's a new top dog in town. In a gut-wrenching upset, Matt "Megatoad" Stonie defeated eight-time reigning hot-dog eating champ Joey "Jaws" Chestnut the 2015 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest held every Fourth of July on Coney Island in…
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
After a week of debating contentious issues like gay marriage and the confederate flag, Americans have chosen a new topic to dispute: guacamole.
By Laura Santhanam
Some sad souls, bless their hearts, dismiss the catfish as a bottom feeder. But this wondrous fish brought together roughly 200 people each year, signaling the start of what became the annual Turner family reunion.
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