Sugar

Recipe

Dominique Ansel's Kouign Amann Recipe

The pastry master teaches us how to conquer laminated dough at home.
Dominique Ansel
6.10.19
Motherboard

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.
Becky Ferreira
2.6.19
Health

'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.
Emily Cassel
1.31.19
Eat This

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.
Shayla Love
9.12.18
Drugs

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

The six kilos of powder had a street value of about $8.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.30.18
spending

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.
Gina Ragusa
8.27.18
maple syrup

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

The pancake topping has a remarkably political history.
Jonathan Beecher Field
6.27.18
Food

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.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.22.18
Munchies

Woman Sues Lollipop Company Because She Didn't Realize They Contain Sugar

Makes sense.
Mayukh Sen
4.18.18
How to Not Die

How Much Saturated Fat Should Be in My Diet?

Bad fat? Nah, just misunderstood.
Olga Oksman
Tonic Editors
4.4.18
Recipe

Hunan Red-Cooked Pork Belly

This iconic Chinese dish is laced with star anise, cinnamon, and ginger, with a perfect balance of salty and sweet.
Fuschia Dunlop
3.7.18
Recipe

Green Tomato Jam

This spicy-sweet condiment pairs nicely with cheeses and meats (but we wouldn't think twice about eating it straight from the jar with a spoon).
Justin Ayoub
2.20.18
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