Celebrate Toasted Marshmallow Day!

Tomorrow is National Toasted Marshmallow Day, which is perfect timing since most of us will be firing up the grill for Labor Day weekend. Of course, you can’t toast marshmallows without making S’mores! I used store bought marshmallows but if you would like to make your treat more allergen-friendly, try this recipe to make your own. Antique dishware complements of […]

Allergen-Free Explore NYC

Lately, there has been an allergic epidemic spreading nationwide, especially in the big metropolitan areas, like New York City. The number of people, dealing with allergies, has skyrocketed and making it even more difficult for them to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Do you often feel scared to go out to eat or even show your face on the street, feeling […]

Vegan Dish: Oh Sweet Brussels

Brussels, Belgium- a historically and culturally rich city, which is definitely on my travels bucket list but this is not what I am referring to here. Today, I would like to share with you a nutritiously rich meal that will not only satisfy your starving belly but will also fuel you up with energy, strength and vitality. What’s even more […]

Healthier Potato Chip Options

Are potato chips really that yummy or do we just remember them that way due their perfect balance of sugar, fat, and salt? Regular potato chips can have the power to be addicting –  like the Lays catchphrase totes, betcha can’t eat just one! Unfortunately not being able to stop after one – or a handful, puts our waistline and […]

Food Swapping 101

Food swapping is one of the newest and hottest food trends around! What is it? Think of it like a farmer’s market, but with the goal of trading, rather than buying/selling. Food swapping events are usually recurring in nature and feature homemade, homegrown or foraged foods being traded or swapped within a community or neighborhood. How Does it Work? Usually […]

Added Sugar; Optimizing Taste or Your Waistline?

Sugar is starting to be cast as a potentially addictive substance, rather than just a feel good love interest. Don’t get me wrong, there are many foods that we eat that include natural sugars (like fruits and vegetables) that aren’t harming us per say. Natural and whole foods are good for us. It’s the processed foods we tend to get […]

It’s Hot and Spicy Day!

Antique glassware and tray complements of Anastomose. I’ll be spending Hot and Spicy Day on vacation on Old Orchard Beach, Maine. I’m going to be using cayenne pepper, my favorite spicy seasoning, to celebrate the day. For those of us that eat a typical American diet, the prospect of making a spicy dish might seem a little intimidating. If you’re […]

We Have a Love Affair With Salt?

When we first started blogging here at Kitchology we presented “Tasty Flavorsome Flavors”. Early on, we wanted to highlight the importance of flavorings in food products as well as other significant ingredients.  One of the most commonly talked about ingredients is salt. We have a love affair with salt. It’s highly present both in food science and in the manufacturing of […]

Remembering Julia Child on Her Birthday

August 13th marked the 10th anniversary of Julia Child’s death. August 15th would have been her 102nd birthday if she were still alive.   What a shame that she died 2 days before celebrating her 92th birthday.  This 6 foot 2 inch cooking genius was an amazing woman that left quite a legacy! Julia was the oldest of three children, born […]

LEFTOVER QUEEN: SQUASHES THE SUMMER ROMANCE

SUMMER ROMANCE – How it all Began With all of the rain in the beginning of the season, my garden began to explode with summer squashes—in fact, so many, I was not prepared for the courtship ahead. If that wasn’t enough, my neighbors dropped off bags of squash at my door. Oh, they knew I couldn’t sleep until I used […]

Three Great Lassi Recipes to Break Fast (and Other Occasions)

  Lassi is a South Asian yogurt drink consumed many different times of the day for many different occasions for many people. We would like to introduce it to our readership. Lassi is commonly used as a pre-meal appetizer as it is known to ease digestion. My family and I usually drink it during the month of Ramadan, during the late […]

Get a Serving of Veggies in this Sweet Treat!

Sometimes you need to get creative to get enough vegetables into your diet especially when you have kids. With this zucchini bread recipe you can hide some roughage into a sweet treat. Zucchini is a great source of fiber and is rich in heart-healthy potassium. It also has a very subtle flavor which makes it an ideal addition to baked goods. If […]

Can Going Gluten-Free Cure Anxiety?

Do you suffer from anxiety? If you do, likely you’ll try just about anything to see what may help to provide you with some relief. You may be taking an anxiety prescription, tried one in the past, or are holding off to see if there’s anything more “natural” you can try first. Personally, I don’t think we give enough weight […]

Not a Cook Attempts to Make Soup

Guest Post by Maria Briancon These unseasonably cool temps here in Maryland drew my thoughts to dining on a hot and satisfying soup. So, being not a cook, I passed by the supermarket thinking I’d just pick up a container of my favorite black bean soup and trek on my merry way. Unfortunately, there must have been a run on […]

Gluten-Free: The Proper New FDA Labeling Law

Finally! Gluten sufferers received some welcome relief when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ruled yesterday that packaging must have a uniform standard definition of gluten free as it pertains to a product’s contents.  This new law is expected to aid the up to 3 million Americans who have celiac disease, an autoimmune digestive condition that can only be effectively […]

Allergic to Shellfish? Great Imitation Crab Recipes to Try!

Did you know that a lot of people develop allergies later in life? Recently I got taken by surprise with my first bout of seasonal allergies (I’ve heard they’re particularly bad this year) and boy it’s no picnic! Seasonal allergies aside, I know many people find out they’re allergic to different foods as they get older, shellfish being one of […]