You're Probably Using The Wrong Glass For Your Craft Beer. Fix That.

Let the Brew Dogs fix that right now
Dec 17, 2014 3:30 pm

You're probably using the wrong glass for your beer. Heck, you're probably drinking it out of the bottle, which we have no problem with. But should you seek the proper glass for your excellent brew, the good dudes at Aberdeenshire Scotland-based BrewDog provide a quick and dirty tutorial on sipping (or pounding, if that's your fancy) from the right vessel. 

Soufflés Should Not Be Scary. Here's Why.

Easy cheese & thyme soufflés via Nigel Slater
Dec 15, 2014 3:30 pm

"Soufflé is culinary term with so much baggage. It sounds scary, but actually, it's just a bit of cheese and some egg whites," says British culinary authority and cookbook master Nigel Slater. Make these invidicual savory puddings as an impressive side dish or dressed-up lunch and don't be afraid to get a little cheese rind in there for body and texture. Meticulous cheese-grating won't get your spoon into that soufflé any faster.


Video: Beet Salad Ruined By Truffles, Totally Sucks Now

We had to post this awesome reader-made video
Dec 12, 2014 3:00 pm

Beet salads are a good thing, unless of course you flat-out ruin them. Umami Burger's version, with truffled ricotta and truffle dressing definitely falls into the "too much of a good thing" category...if truffle oil had actual truffle in it, and that's a story for another day. Anyway, check out this slice of reader video mail and stick to kale Caesars in the meantime.

Watch These Two British Dudes Make Flawless Ratatouille

While wearing berets and garlic necklaces, bien sûr
Dec 11, 2014 3:30 pm

The SORTED food guys first discuss Ratatouille, the film, in this deliciously informative video for ratatouille, the dish. You did know the inimitable dish that melts that jerk critic's heart was actually served at The French Laundry, non? Here's how to make it, plus a few unsolicited but welcome fun facts!

NBA Baller Steph 'Chef' Curry Cooks, Dances To Drake, Sells Olive Oil. We Love It!

Hoops star and his wife make quite the chef team
Dec 3, 2014 5:01 pm

There’s nothing to dislike about an NBA star cooking and dancing around a kitchen with his wife, music blaring in the background. And that’s exactly what we have here in this video. The backstory is simple: Drake comes out with a hit song that includes the line, “I been Steph Curry with the shot. Been cookin’ the sauce, chef, curry with the pot.” The Currys (Curries?) put together their own remix, complete with Ayesha’s rapping about being the “real chef Curry”. 

Video: Watch A Deep-Fried Turkey Turn Into A Fiery Inferno

Hopefully, this didn't happen to you on Turkey Day
Dec 3, 2014 3:30 pm

Last week, in the run-up to Thanskgiving, the Nashville Fire Department filmed a cautionary video to help spread the word about the dangers of deep-frying your turkey. Watch it and learn. 

Our 9 Favorite Segments From The Epic CBS Sunday Morning Food Episode

Japanese cooking school, cider, American menus
Nov 24, 2014 11:00 am

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.

What Is In Those Little 'Do Not Eat' Packets? And Can You Eat The Contents?

You know the exact ones we're talking about
Nov 11, 2014 9:00 am

Pop open a bag of beef jerky or a bottle of multivitamins and you'll come across a few of them. They’re like the prize in a box of Cracker Jacks…but without the prize part. You know the packets we’re talking about: those small white ones with some variation of “THROW AWAY” scrawled all over them. They also regularly come with a more ominous, albeit curiosity-inducing, warning: “DO NOT EAT." But what is in them exactly? And is it possible to eat their contents?


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