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Most ingredients in cooking are derived from living organisms. Vegetables, fruits, grains and nuts as well as herbs and spices come from plants, while meat, eggs, and dairy products come from animals. Mushrooms and the yeast used in baking are kinds of fungi. Cooks also use water and minerals such as salt. Cooks can also use wine or spirits.
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  • Learn the Hole Truth About Bagels on the Food: Fact or Fiction? Premiere
    On the Season 2 premiere of Food: Fact or Fiction?, host Michael McKean brought bagels, doughnuts and other treats to court for an important question: “Do you swear to tell the truth, the hole truth and nothing but the truth?” Actually, he just learned the history of baked goods with middles missing, including why New […]
  • Warm Up Chilly Days with Genius Chili-and-Chip Combinations
    Tonight’s the perfect night to have chips for dinner. But before you go HAM on the nearest bag in your cabinet, fancy things up a little bit by topping a bowl of chili with them — and plenty of melted cheese — with Rachael Ray’s Nacho-Topped Chili Pot (pictured above). Check out more of our […]
  • Sugar Showdown Takes Over Food Network’s Snapchat Discover
    Craving something sweet? We’ve got just the show takeover of Food Network’s Snapchat Discover page to satisfy your sweet tooth. Sugar Showdown and host Josh Elkin will take over starting at 6am ET today, October 19 – but for only 24 hours. If you’re not familiar with how Snapchat Discover works, here’s a quick outline. […]
  • Give ‘Em Pumpkin to Talk About with 4 Instagram-Ready Desserts
    The best time of the year is upon us, and with it comes a seasonal favorite flavor: pumpkin. Whether you bow to the throne of pumpkin spice or want to banish the trend, these four gorgeous desserts will at least be pleasing to the eyes. From an imposing pumpkin cheesecake with amaretto whipped cream, orange-almond […]
  • Combine Squash and Pasta for the Ultimate Fall Comfort Food
    Pumpkin goes great with espresso and milk, but we’ve found an even better combination: pumpkin and gooey, melted cheese. Put down the pumpkin spice latte and try making a savory squash dish this fall, like Pumpkin Lovers’ Lasagna (pictured above) and other easy, comforting pasta dishes that will warm you from the inside out. Roasted Squash Chili Mac […]