Mouthing Off

By the Editors of Food & Wine Magazine

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Make This Now

Make the classic sundae even better with these five clever upgrades.

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Daily Word Wizard

We all know crêpes Suzette, the dramatic dish of crêpes flambéed with brandy and Grand Marnier. But do you know the story of Suzette, the dish's namesake?

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Daily Word Wizard

"Fudging it" doesn't have anything to do with chewy chocolate confections. It has everything to do with one man named Captain Fudge, a salty seafarer with a tendency to fib. (At least, according to popular lore.)

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Daily Word Wizard

Rhubarb isn't just a tart partner for strawberries; it's also a term for an argument. So how did the rosy-colored stalks become synonymous with scuffles? It all started with baseball.

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Daily Word Wizard

Shortcake has been around at least since William Shakespeare mentioned it in The Merry Wives of Windsor. But the reference is to a person, not a dessert. Just who was Alice Shortcake?

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Daily Word Wizard

The popsicle was allegedly invented by an 11-year-old in 1905. But what about the double popsicle? Who first decided that two icy treats are better than one?

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Chefs Make Change

A few weeks ago, Cookies for Kids Cancer threw a little dinner party. That party raised over $1.1 million for research for pediatric cancer. Some 500 guests got to eat a lot of uni and truffles. And cookies.

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Ultimate Holiday Guide

Here, eight holiday desserts you can whip up in less than 20 minutes—before the food coma sets in.

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Mad Genius Tips

Got everything you need to make cookies except for that one dried-up nub of brown sugar? Follow this super easy demo and you'll be baking in no time.

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Ultimate Holiday Guide

This is not your typical bûche de Noël.

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