Test Your Tongue: The Science of Taste

A leading expert in taste and a popular food writer look at our understanding of the science of taste and the chemical underpinnings of flavors and foods. Learn about your own tastebuds by sampling miracle fruit, artichokes, fruit strips, and more! Linda Bartoshuk, Ph.D. (NAS) is an internationally known researcher …

More Fast Food My Way: Simple Savers

Minute Recipe: Basil Cheese Dip. Born in Lyon, France, Jacques demonstrates his regional versions of fried and poached eggs as he makes the classic salad Frisée aux Lardons. Then, with thoughts of summer, he makes Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato and Anchovy Sauce. In a sweet ending, Jacques talks about spending …

More Fast Food My Way: Crock of Flavor

Minute Recipe: Cherries in Eau de Vie. Light, lean and big on flavor! This menu features Small Crocks of Shrimp in Hot Vegetable Broth and lean pork tenderloin in Pork Medallions with Grapes and Pomegranate Sauce accompanied by a mélange of Spinach, Macadamia Nuts and Raisins. For dessert, it’s Butter …

More Fast Food My Way: Earth to Table

Minute Recipe: Melba Toast. For Jacques, nothing beats an earthy soup to keep you warm during the coldest season and his Hearty Vegetable Bean Soup hits the spot. To spice up the evening, he creates a pocket in boneless chicken breasts to fill with a tasty stuffing in Chicken Supremes …