From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
This lesser-known herb is a must-have in my garden. Learn more about the flavor of marjoram, plus find out why the ancient Greeks would stock up on it for funerals.
What is a sweet potato and how is it different from a yam?
I absolutely love baking with basil. It adds a wonderful layer of flavor that’s not so common in desserts. Keep in mind there are many varieties of basil, each yielding completely different flavor profiles.
Find out how the cast puts spicy ingredients to work in sweet desserts, and get their must-try recipes.
Don't confuse these holiday favorites with yams. Loaded with vitamins, they're a sweeter alternative to a plain old potato. Here are the basics and 12 ways to try them.
Candy is always a go-to holiday gift, but a box of candy from a friend's home state is even sweeter. We crossed the country looking for the best local confections. Five months (and many sugar rushes) later, we landed on this great collection.