Peeps: the marshmallow candy that you either love, or love to hate. Making their appearance like clockwork each spring, these squishy, pastel candies signal the arrival of Easter via the hyperactive children in fancy outfits who scarf them down with abandon.
Rice Krispies Treats are classic for a reason. They are fast and simple to make, often even very young kids can learn to make them on their own. Ingredients are inexpensive and easily acquired. And let’s be honest, they are delicious in a perfectly nostalgic way, crispy and sticky and sweet. The originals can be amped up with peanut butter or chocolate or different cereals, but they do seem to stay a bit of a childhood taste memory.
Chefs—especially fancy ones you find hanging around James Beard Awards parties—you'd think that they'd be huffing caviar and pounding abalone 24/7. Wackily enough, though, they were (mostly) raised on Cap'n Crunch and Cheerios just like us plebes.
It can be hard to keep up with all the health trends these days. For example, one second we’re being told coconut oil is a life-saver, the next we’re being instructed to cut down on it. You may have heard your fair share about sprouted foods lately, and if you’re not sure what those are all about, don’t worry — you’re definitely not the only one who is slightly confused.