Awful. Atrocious. Cringe-worthy. Those are all suitable words to describe this season’s historically bad Philadelphia 76ers. The team has gotten off to a 0-13 start, losing each of their games by an average of 16.4points. Times are tough in Philly and even team sponsor Papa John’s has taken notice. Read on.
Brussels sprouts, root veg, wild rice with a twist
Nov 24, 2014 12:00 pm
Thanksgiving is the time of year the dinner table gets all dressed up. Make sure it's full to the point of creaking with any (or many!) of our masterfully curated Thanksgiving sides. Looking to cook with squash, mushrooms, sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, root veggies and more seasonal ingredients? Here are 30 recipes to peruse.
Beloved old-person-targeting TV program CBS Sunday Morning does an annual Thanksgiving food special where they commission a bunch of segments highlighting trends and culinary curios around the world. This year was particularly epic, with many of the stories echoing topics we’ve covered on Food Republic. Here are nine good ones.
The orange veggie is more complex than you thought
Nov 24, 2014 9:00 am
Whether you are talking about wild or domestic carrots, chances are this is one of your favorite vegetables. Belonging to the species daucus carota, you can find carrots all around the world, as they remain a star vegetable in many cuisines. But, what do you really know about this biannual plant? We delved into its history and biology and found 10 interesting facts that will make you want to eat this vegetable even more.
Chicago bars, coconut water, turducken, St. Thomas
Nov 21, 2014 3:00 pm
Did somebody say, "TURDUCKEN"? It's that time of year again, and we caught up with NYC chef Ed Cotton to discuss just how to prepare the legendary Thanksgiving dish. Speaking of Thanksgiving, we spent one final week honing our culinary skills for the big day. We know you likely won't be serving Port or coconut water next Thursday, but we've got reasons why you should be drinking more of both. All this and more, in 10 Things We Learned On Food Republic This Week.
Ready to make pumpkin pie hopping mad? Here are a few of our favorite alternative dessert recipes for Practice Thanksgiving. It's the same as regular Thanksgiving, but with way fewer people to share with — and almost none of the kvetching. Believe us, between these 13 seasonal fall dessert recipes there's something for every sweet tooth.
Eden Grinshpan is the host of the popular Cooking Channel show Eden Eats. A recent Forbes 30 Under 30 award recipient, she studied at Le Cordon Bleu in London and also stars on Log On & Eat with Eden, a weekly travel program. Fresh off her second trip to Thailand, the television host wrote in to Food Republic to discuss her favorite stops and eats along the way.
If you can't beat them, eat them. At least, in the world of Bun Lai, that's the perfect solution to the problem of invasive species. The chef and food activist talks about his menu at Miya's Sushi in New Haven, Connecticut, which includes python, worm and locust — all consumed in the quest to help keep the earth's balance.