Stories in Feast that you’ll love, handpicked by our team.
5 Tips for New Vegans
1. It's a gradual process. Although some people may do best by quitting animal products cold turkey, it can make the process a lot easier if you slowly incorporate vegan meals into your diet. You can start by eliminating red meats, then poultry and fish, and finally eggs and dairy. You can also just try out being vegetarian and then work your way up.
“A few of my friends and I are going out for my birthday next week. Do you want to join us?” I looked at Lilia in shock. We had only been roommates for one semester, and although we got along well, I had never hung out with her and her friends before. Of German and Spanish descent, but born and raised in Toronto, Lilia was beautiful, trilingual, and the most musically inclined person I had ever met.
The Best Budget-Friendly Vegan Foods
Brown and White Rice Like many grains, rice is a cheap staple food, valued within many different cultures. It can be paired with beans for a complete protein, cooked into porridge, used to make homemade sushi, etc. It has a long shelf life, so you can stock up and not worry about buying it every week. If you are like me and aren't the best at cooking rice yourself, a rice cooker is also a great investment to simplify your rice-based meals.
Does Bacon Have a Place in Our Current Wellness Culture?
When I was a kid, before I even opened my eyes to wake up, I’d hear the crackling and sizzling sounds of a few strips of bacon being fried in a pan. I knew it was only a matter of time before the smell of hickory glory was going to reach the air around me. There is no better way to wake up than to the sound and smell of some mouthwatering bacon in the morning. To think that it was a scent becoming less and less frequently is to deny a sense of life itself.
In Defense of the Beet
Once upon a time, I was a cook. For the most part, I just use those skills to slap together the occasional cheese board or impress my girlfriend's parents with a nouveau cuisine something-or-other. I'm no chef, but the inspiration for these ideas did come from one—particularly my love for a damn good beet.
Is That Blood in My Steak?
The short answer to this question is no. The reason why is as follows. Beefsteak is a type of steak commonly eaten, that can be served in a variety of different ways, including the way it can be cooked which are: raw, blue rare, medium rare, medium well-done, well-done.
Best Food Documentaries on Netflix to Stream Now
Food documentaries truly teach us a lot about the foods that we are eating. From how certain foods came to be, to the foods that can ruin our bodies, and even documentaries based on popular and skillful chefs from around the world, not only do some of these documentaries make our stomachs growl from all the food appearing on the screen, but there are documentaries that show us the truth behind some of our favorite foods. Truth as in the ugly truth that will cause us to immediately stop eating those foods. And what other streaming media can provide us with the best food documentaries none other than Netflix?
How to Eat a Plant-Based Diet Without Giving Up Meat Yet
Plant-based diets are trendier than ever! Six to eight million Americans are now vegetarian, according to Harvard Women's Health Watch. And millions more are looking for ways to adopt a more healthy, humane, and environmentally-friendly lifestyle.
Mind-Blowing Things That Are Now Sold Wine-Infused
Modern infatuation with food culture has ushered in a new age of experimentation with flavor pairings, food infusions, and culinary chimeras of every stripe. Because people's fondness for edibles is rivaled only by our wine love, it was only a matter of time before the wine-infused food and cooking item market exploded, as it did with sriracha, and bacon before that. Here are nine entries in an ever-expanding field of ubiquitous wine-laced goods that oenophiles can purchase in less time than it takes to pour a glass of Syrah.
10 Best Places to Grab Lunch in New York City
Planning a trip to the Big Apple? Well, besides Times Square, Central Park, and everything that you would want to see in NYC, you'll probably want to get some good food in the big city.
Sweet Heat Four Cheese Manicotti
Hello? Is it manicotti you’re looking for? No, no, no, that doesn’t work. Dammit, Dave, I told you they wouldn’t like it. These are classy people.
No-Bake Eclair Layer Cake
Throw on that apron and throw out that oven; you won't need it with this super easy no-bake layer cake. When I want dessert, I can never decide on just one. Do I want chocolate cake, freshly baked cookies, flakey pastries, or maybe warm donuts? It's even more difficult to find a fast, easy, and cheap dessert to take to that family gathering, or work party, that doesn't present itself as something you just threw together. Ladies and gentlemen, I am here to inform you, I have found the recipe that does just the trick!