Eating a Ton of Candy Helps Me Stay Sober

No one tells you that a big part of quitting drinking can be incessantly craving sugar.


Dominique Ansel's Kouign Amann Recipe

The pastry master teaches us how to conquer laminated dough at home.


Honeybees Can Add and Subtract, Study Finds

After discovering that honeybees understand the concept of zero, scientists tested the insect’s ability to spot gains and losses.


'Natural' Sugars Are Not Better for You Than Regular Sugar

Experts tell us why using agave, coconut sugar, raw honey, maple syrup, or any other sweetener with a health halo is not going to make you any healthier.


The Unmatched Pleasure of Eating Your Feelings When You've Done the Cooking Yourself

This is what happened when I started baking all my desserts.


Huge 'Fentanyl' Bust in North Carolina Turns Out to Just Be Sugar

The six kilos of powder had a street value of about $8.


Don’t Buy This: Stop Wasting Money on Fancy Body Scrubs

When you're trying to relax, the high price of store-bought body scrubs can make you even more stressed. Here's how to DIY some delicious ones at home using simple household ingredients like brown sugar, salt, and oatmeal.


How Maple Syrup Played a Surprising Role in the Abolition of Slavery

The pancake topping has a remarkably political history.


Starbucks Blames 'Health & Wellness Trend' for Declining Sales of Frappuccinos

If only people could just ignore the fact that they're drinking 63 grams of sugar with their breakfast.


How Much Saturated Fat Should Be in My Diet?

Bad fat? Nah, just misunderstood.


Hunan Red-Cooked Pork Belly Recipe

This iconic Chinese dish is laced with star anise, cinnamon, and ginger, with a perfect balance of salty and sweet.