Food Stories on food, nutrition, recipes, cooking, cookbook reviews, and health. Download Food and Hidden Kitchen podcasts and subscribe to RSS feeds.

Food

Bakery owner Florence Poirier smells a baguette fresh from the oven Thursday as Mylene Poirier stands next to her at a bakery, in Versailles, west of Paris. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Michel Euler/AP

A Florida woman has filed a class action lawsuit accusing Kraft Heinz of misleading advertising, saying its Velveeta microwavable mac and cheese takes longer to prepare than the 3 1/2 minutes on the label. Nattapol Sritongcom / EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Nattapol Sritongcom / EyeEm/Getty Images

When Ellie King and her husband were married, they had Grandma Phoebe's fruitcake as their wedding cake. Ellie King/Collage by NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Ellie King/Collage by NPR

Due to high inflation this year, NPR's Business desk shares cheaper dishes to substitute for Thanksgiving stables. Maansi Srivastava/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Maansi Srivastava/NPR

Inflation won't win Thanksgiving: Here's NPR's plan to help you save on a meal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1137466569/1138522700" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Cultivated Meat is an alternative to traditional meat derived from cells in a lab. In this photo, a chicken breast is prepared at Upside Foods. Brian L. Frank for NPR/Brian L. Frank for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Brian L. Frank for NPR/Brian L. Frank for NPR

A Taste Of Lab-Grown Meat

The idea came to Uma Valeti while he was working on regrowing human tissue to help heart attack patients: If we can grow tissue from cells in a lab, why not use animal cells to grow meat?

A Taste Of Lab-Grown Meat

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1138371310/1138515003" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Melissa Clark's Sheet Pan Thanksgiving recipe is an easy-to-prepare meal for the holiday or throughout the year. Linda Xiao hide caption

toggle caption
Linda Xiao

This is the one-pan recipe to make your Thanksgiving easy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1137734975/1138127606" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Wayne Wright shares a recipe for lasagna. He learned many Italian recipes from circus performer Edmondo Zacchini. Jennifer Wright/Collage by NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Jennifer Wright/Collage by NPR

Left: Miriam Armendariz Piccolo with her mother, Genoveva. Right: the finished picadillo. Miriam Armendariz Piccolo/Collage by NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Miriam Armendariz Piccolo/Collage by NPR

She loved Mom's picadillo but never got the recipe. TikTok moved her to get creative

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1136071400/1139147109" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Stu Haley's Grandma Monnette created a Thanksgiving side dish, dressing balls, to avoid using stuffing from inside the turkey. Stu Haley/Collage by NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Stu Haley/Collage by NPR

When making Thanksgiving dressing, Grandma Monnette had one simple rule

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1136072763/1139111678" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Deb Perelman in her small "smitten" kitchen in New York City's East Village. "I make it work!" she says. "I like that there's a lot of light coming in." Melissa Block/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Melissa Block/NPR

Stuck on veggie ideas for Thanksgiving? The Smitten Kitchen has some advice

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1137221773/1137963878" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Alessio Morgese/NurPhoto via Getty Images; Maja Hitij - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images; Photo Illustration by Kaz Fantone

Lionel Messi's last World Cup? Plus, a 'Diasporican' Thanksgiving

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1137354500/1137900091" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript