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By PBS NewsHour
Since George Washington proclaimed the first public day of Thanksgiving, 44 presidents have eaten their way through the holiday. In our NewsHour shares of the day, a look at some especially memorable menus and incidents.
Americans eat three times the world average of beef each year. However, with each pound requiring more than 50 gallons of water, producers in drought-stricken California are looking to find other ways to get protein into our diets. Dr. James…
By Travis Daub
When I tell people that our family tradition is to get takeout on the single greatest American holiday dedicated to home-cooking, they don’t know how to react.
Can someone receiving food stamp benefits eat well on an average budget of $4 per day? That was the simple question that Leanne Brown set out to answer as a student, and now it's the core of her new cookbook,…
By Leanne Brown
“Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day,” is a cookbook by Leanne Brown that maps out strategies and recipes for eating well on the average food budget of someone relying on SNAP, or food stamp, benefits — just $4 per…
Having an intimate Thanksgiving? Leanne Brown, the author of ‘Good and Cheap,’ developed a recipe for anyone who is cooking for just a few people this holiday and wants to keep the meal simple and inexpensive.
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.
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…
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