Dining utensils haven't seen much excitement since the 17th-century invention of the fork, and inventors are trying to bring the tools up-to-date. One product that will make its debut next week at the International Home and Housewares Show is the Knork, which looks like a fork and can be used to cut food.
Consumers have avoided MSG in the past because they believed it caused headaches, heart palpitations and other health problems. Although those myths all have been proved false, some consumers still try to avoid the flavor enhancer. Despite this, chefs worldwide have remained dedicated to the compound.
Wayne Wilson, a graduate of The CIA, is about to retire after 37 years as the foodservice director for a Connecticut school district. He has found challenges in analyzing nutrition science while trying to appease children who are picky eaters.
Duck is often thought of as a dinner offering, usually served "l'orange." An executive chef, a chef-owner of a restaurant and a chef instructor each offer their favorite duck creation in this Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article for cooks seeking nontraditional duck recipes.