Tahini is the result of grinding nutritious sesame seeds into a thick, light-colored paste. The grinding process releases omega-6 oil and provides a rich source of B vitamins. Hummus, anyone?
Technology can and does improve many aspects of our lives from transportation to communications and everything in between. And technology, as it relates to food, can mean greater accessibility, enriched nutrition, flavor, improved safety and more.
Striving to educate to the youth about poultry production, job potential, and management issues, Dr. Darrin Karcher is passionate about educating young people about where their food comes from. Best Food Facts is please to introduce you to Dr. Karcher from Michigan State University. Read below to learn more about Dr. Karcher.
Food styling elevates food to an art form with a lot of patience and an army of tiny tweezers to tweak individual ingredients for the perfect camera shot. We reached out to foodie blogger and photographer, Heidi of Foodie Crush, to find out what it takes to create a perfectly styled foodie photo finish.
Choose nutrient-dense foods to get the most nutrition for the calories. Try lean meats, fruits, veggies beans and nuts.
Turkey farmer, mom, Katie Olthoff might make you re-think how you’d categorize a typical farmer. This dynamo is an active participant in the agriculture community who regularly offers her day-to-day experiences as a mom and farmer with her readers.
Technically, the answer is “yes.” It’s called cellulose and it is the basic building block of the cell walls of all plants and is considered a complex carbohydrate. But "cellulose is cellulose” whether it comes from wood pulp or celery. So should you be concerned?
Dairy's many nutrients can be a great addition to overall health for those who aren't lactose intolerant. Among them are calcium, potassium, vitamins A & D and protein.
It’s amazing what a chemical reaction can do. In the caramelization process, when heat from the water turns into steam, the sugar breaks down, creating a browning reaction of burnished brown color and a nutty flavor profile.
Natural and artificial food dyes can enhance the way our food tastes, smells and looks – but are they contributing to allergies, asthma issues and hyperactivity?
A potato that resists browning and will have fewer unsightly and wasteful bruises could be in supermarkets in the not too distant future. It’s called the Innate™ brand and is currently undergoing the U.S. government approval process.
Come explore the delicious dishes inspired by Latina blogger Adriana Martin’s Mexican homeland.
Choose this purple powerhouse for its nutritional qualities and infusion of globetrotting flavor.
By simply pushing down on the top of a canning lid post-hot water bath, it’s easy to determine if a container is hermetically sealed, meaning nothing can pass the barrier of the seal.
Food sensitivities can take the form of food allergies or food intolerances. A food allergy is potentially life-threatening, while a food intolerance is unpleasant and inconvenient.