Food

Seasonal recipes and food preservation tips.

The Difference Between Chili and Chile

By Kerstin Rosengren and Eva Robild

Learn about the long history and fascinating origins of the chili and the chile and discover the differences between the two.


Spanish Peppers

Written by Kerstin Rosengren and Eva Robild and Photos by Pernilla Bergdahl

Learn about Spanish pepper history, growth patterns, and the use of the Hong Gochu pepper in the making of savory gochujang.


Havana Scotch Bonnet Peppers

Written by Kerstin Rosengren and Eva Robild and Photos by Pernilla Bergdahl

Learn about the misconceptions around the Havana pepper and how to best grow them if you’re brave enough to take the heat.


Capsaicin and Scoville Scale

Written by Kerstin Rosengren and Eva Robild and Photos by Pernilla Bergdahl

Learn about capsaicin and the scoville scale, the science behind the burn, how it’s cultivated and the best ways to cope with the heat once you’ve taken a bite.


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Heritage Tomatoes with Basil and Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

By Susie Theodorou and photos by John Kernick

Use just the right variety and quality of tomatoes to create this beautiful dish with loads of deep flavor.


Go Wild for Food

By Kimberlee Bastien

Save money and prepare delicious, out of the ordinary meals by harvesting the weeds from your yard and property.


Inventive Infusions for a Classic Condiment

By Haley Casey

Give basic vinegar a new zest by imbuing it with herbal flavor fresh from your fall harvest.


Culinary Uses for Horseradish

By Jason Herbert

Harness the potently flavored horseradish for a plethora of uses in the kitchen, from salad leaves to a horseradish cheese spread.



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