Frequently Asked Questions
What Is Varietal Honey?
A definition of varietal honey, along with honey uses, recipes, and online shopping sources for domestic and imported varietal honeys.
What is Panko?
A definition of panko bread crumbs, along with panko uses, recipes, and information on where to buy panko online.
FAQ: I'm Out of Arborio Rice. What Else Can I Use to Make Risotto?
Learn about Arborio rice substitutes for risotto recipes, including short grained rices and other starchy grains.
FAQ: I love hot cereal in the morning, but am tired of oatmeal. Any suggestions?
Tired of oatmeal? Get suggestions for healthy hot cereal recipes using alternative grains, including Fruited Breakfast Quinoa with Honey.
FAQ: I'd Hate To Waste My Day-Old Artisan Loaf. How Can I Use Stale Bread?
Find lots ideas for using up stale bread, and get recipe suggestions for day old artisan breads and leftover homemade loaves.
FAQ: What are the Best Dippers to Serve with Cheese Fondue?
Lots of ideas for cheese fondue dippers, plus fondue recipes, and suggestions for what to serve to make a meal of cheese fondue.
FAQ: What Are Some Good Cheese Accompaniments?
An extensive list of cheese accompaniment suggestions, including gourmet specialty crackers, chutneys, cracker crisps, and much more.
FAQ: What is Forbidden Rice?
A brief description of Forbidden Rice, including details about how it got its name, health benefits, and why it's purple.
FAQ: What's The Difference Between Greek Yogurt and Regular Yogurt?
Curious about Greek yogurt? Find out how Greek yogurt differs from American yogurt, plus get links to Greek yogurt reviews and recipes.
FAQ: What is Umami?
A description of the savory fifth taste known as umami, along with examples of umami-rich foods, umami recipes, and where to buy umami ingredients.
What is Polenta?
A definition of polenta, including a quick guide to the different types of polenta available, polenta uses, polenta recipes, and where to buy polenta online.
What is Torula Yeast?
A brief definition of the flavor enhancer Torula yeast, plus information on its use as a natural flavor enhancer and MSG alternative.
What is Hominy?
A brief definition of hominy, a Southern food staple ingredient also known as posole.
What is Farro?
A brief definition of farro, an ancient whole grain, including information on its uses in recipes.
What is Evaporated Cane Juice?
A brief definition of evaporated cane juice, including information on the FDA's objections to using the term evaporated cane juice on food labels.
What is Caster Sugar?
A definition of caster sugar, along with recipe suggestions for using caster sugar. Plus how to make and where to buy caster sugar.
What is Buckwheat?
A brief definition of buckwheat, along with buckwheat photos and buckwheat recipe suggestions.
What is Creamed Honey?
A definition of creamed honey, plus information on where to by spreadable creamed honey.
What is Amaranth?
A brief definition of amaranth, a gluten free ancient grain. Plus, amaranth recipe suggestions, and where to buy amaranth online.
What is Sriracha?
Read about sriracha, and learn how to use sriracha Thai chili sauce. Plus, find out where to buy sriracha online.
What is a Pseudocereal?
A brief definition of pseudocereal, along with examples of pseudocereal grains.