snacking

Zucchini Chips With Gorgonzola Cheese Recipe

Better snacking starts with superior vegetables
Jan 21, 2015 4:30 pm

You don't need to get fancy with snacking, but bonus points if you do! Instead of putting out yet another bag of potato chips, impress your fellow party people with homemade zucchini chips fried to golden-brown perfection and topped with that addictive dairy mistress that is gorgonzola cheese. She makes us blue, and that ain't bad.

5 Crunchy Recipes For National Popcorn Day

Fire up the microwave or stove and get popping
Jan 19, 2015 2:30 pm

National Popcorn Day is definitely one worth celebrating. Whether you make yours on the stovetop or in the microwave, there's no reason for that bowl of hot, crunchy popcorn to go unadorned. Take this savory treat to the next level with herbs, cheese, nori flakes — heck, screw the popcorn entirely and toss some pigskin in the fryer to puff up and crunchify. But don't pass up this beloved snack's special day. 

Southern Snacking: Country Ham Gritters Recipe

Grits and country ham were made for deep-frying
Oct 29, 2014 3:00 pm
Photo: Mark Boughton

We're sinking our teeth into Southern food master and FR contributor Chris Chamberlain's spectacular new cookbok, The Southern Foodie's Guide To The Pig. Suffice it to say, this beloved cuisine is centered around one animal in particular: the one country ham comes from. Packed with facts, recipes and more important hog knowledge, this book is one every lover of ham, bacon, pork, hocks, face, ears, tail and the rest of the mighty pig should own. First up: crispy, cheesy fried ham and grits.

Better Bar Food: Cheezy Bits Recipe

Homemade Cheez-Its for your bar snacking pleasure
Mar 25, 2014 2:00 pm

These addictive little crackers made from pie crust are infused with cheddar, then coated with blue cheese powder. Whether it's a smoky single-malt, a super-hopped IPA or a fine glass of Pinot Grigio you're enjoying, a salty cheese-spiked snack is a perfect companion.

A Motion To Crown Nachos As The World's Most Perfect Food

One writer's passionate case for nacho supremacy
Jun 20, 2013 10:01 am

There's a case to be made for pizza as the world's most perfect food. When you've got bread, sauce and cheese, there's not a whole lot to complain about. Plus, it can be topped with just about anything, it's portable and it's loved the world over. Pizza is certainly one of the world's most perfect foods, but I think in the Game of Perfect Foods, there's a new contender for the crown: Sir Nacho of the Cheesy Crunchy Islands. Read on.

Junk Food Attack! 10 Deep-Fried Snacks For A Crunchy Good Time

Crisp fried bites make a super-satisfying snack
Jun 9, 2013 2:01 pm

We've noticed folks tend to shun fried foods in the spring, then kiss and make up as soon as it gets hot. So whip up a brew snack for your beer session, figure out what to dip in your famous homemade ranch dressing or simply chow down on popcorn chicken like you know you want to...cause Meatless Monday's right around the corner.

How Do You Pop Popcorn On The Stove?

Popcorn on the stove makes for one lonely microwave
Jan 29, 2013 2:31 pm

Just in case your microwaves craps out or you run out of the greasy bagged stuff, it's important to know how to pop popcorn on the stove. Otherwise you'll just be sitting there on the couch staring down at your lap with absolutely no purpose whatsoever. Let's minimize that very real risk and get you a crunchy, salty treat before something else disasterous happens.

Michael Ian Black Eats Snacks

The actor and comedian podcasts his snack picks
Aug 11, 2011 11:01 am
Michael Ian Black
Photo: Michael O'Brien

We know why Michael Ian Black is a seasoned veteran of the comic stage. He loved the '70s, '80s and '90s. He has more Twitter followers than Levar Burton. Even his poker face is kind of funny. So why has Black decided to analyze the wide world of snack food we live in?    

"If you ever have any doubt about whether or not...

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