You can’t beat a classic pineapple upside-down cake, but juicy peaches, plums, berries and even bananas are just waiting to step in, Melissa Clark writes.
When assessing how likely a given meal, snack or drink is to harm your dental health, there are two main things to consider, experts say.
Advances in plant breeding and indoor growing have led to produce that promises to be perfectly sweet.
Many countries across the globe are facing dangerously high temperatures. Here’s what to do to stay safe.
With 300 types of mangos to his horticultural credit, Kaleem Ullah Khan is quick to tell anyone in India and beyond about the infinite potential of the fruit and its tree, including as medicine.
The industry is expected to grow to $9.7 billion worldwide by 2026, but it faces challenges, including high energy costs, technological limitations and the ability to scale.
The company has opposed singer-songwriters, school districts and food blogs for trying to trademark names or logos featuring an apple — or a pear or pineapple.
Here’s what the experts say.
Dr. Alois Falkenstein put decades of work into breeding and cultivating rare fruits in the Arizona desert, and created a community of like-minded gardeners.
Each tasting is a chance to be rendered wide-eyed and wordless.
The peel is as important as the juice in this fresh take on American Chinese home cooking from Genevieve Ko.
The closure of Chinese land borders and the tightened screening of goods have driven Southeast Asian fruit farmers into debt. Many have had to abandon their harvest.
Oranges. Apples. Pomelos. Eating or giving fruit is a beloved Lunar New Year tradition in many Asian cultures, expressing love and thought to bring good luck.
Aim for an overall healthful dietary pattern, the American Heart Association advises, rather than focusing on “good” or “bad” foods.
They won’t cause you any harm, but there are reasons to remove them before taking a bite.
Flavonoids, the chemicals that give plant foods their bright colors, may help curb the frustrating forgetfulness and mild confusion of advancing age.
The perfect pies for lazy days combine buttery press-in crumb shells with no-bake fillings and piles of fresh fruit.
Preliminary data from a large, new national study suggests that over half of American adults with a food allergy developed it after age 18.
A food safety specialist offers tips on helping to keep your food safe.
“Just because there’s a leafy green in it doesn’t make it low-calorie.”
The best, most adaptable tarts start with a store-bought puff pastry, to be topped with any fruits or vegetables you like.
Scaled for a smaller crowd and easy enough for weeknights, these festive Passover recipes will become part of your regular rotation.
For French chefs and perfumers, a government-run grove on Corsica — home to some 900 varieties — has become a place of pilgrimage.
A new study found that high school students aren’t getting enough produce.
After some heavy holiday fare, David Tanis suggests these light dishes, as impactful alone as they are together.
Flamboyant, fruity and exceedingly merry, trifles are a show-off dessert with a self-effacing name.
A family tradition inspired Yewande Komolafe’s spiced and steeped fruit mix, which you could add to cocktails and scones, or serve alongside braised lamb.
F.D.A. inspectors also said that the supplier, Valley Processing of Sunnyside, Wash., used rotting or moldy apples and pears, in addition to expired concentrate, to make juice.
When to plant and when to harvest this native North American fruit.
Issues like climate change, economic inequity and access to food have brought more attention to this creamy fruit and its resilient tree.
Ephemeral works of art, like Maurizio Cattelan’s creation out of fruit, can often pose conservation challenges for the museums that have them.
In an area devastated by droughts and erratic rainfall, I took a chance on a bright little magenta ball of hope.
Every single one needs to be picked by hand — even in a pandemic. Seasonal workers say they may be essential, but they feel disposable.
Slabs of fat help give Viburnum tinus its gleam.
Many laborers in New Jersey follow the ripening of crops up the East Coast. Each influx of new workers brings the risk of a fresh outbreak.
Double-baking the crumb topping keeps it wonderfully crisp over its jammy fruit filling.
Many delicious species in Thailand, “the Great Power nation of fruit,” require laborious peeling and careful chewing. Then there’s the sticky fingers, stench of death and occasional disappointment.
Researchers in Japan have developed a soap bubble-based pollination method that is as effective as doing it by hand.
Serve this summery pair with crunchy cookies instead of soft biscuits.
As the coronavirus drastically reorders society and economies, more Italians are returning to the agricultural jobs of their grandparents.
Humans and other species have a gene mutation that lets them digest alcohol. In other species, it’s missing.
Farm-fresh fruit might be harder to come by this year, but store-bought frozen fruit works just as well in these three simple recipes.
Five housebound photographers used everyday items to create images that speak to both their inner lives and the world beyond their walls.
Even the most well-meaning comments can have a big impact on a child’s body image and long-term relationship with food.
Wondering how you can make the most of your freezer and your food? Melissa Clark can help.
Many home cooks wash the chicken or turkey before cooking, but that only increases the risk of food-borne illness.
I have Type 1 diabetes. The Whole30 diet, with no wheat, dairy or sugar, made my blood sugar levels perfect.
Some pesticides are actually designed to be absorbed into the tissue of the fruit or vegetable to protect it from pests
Red cabbage is not as high as blueberries in the antioxidants that give these foods a blue or purple color, but it contains other healthful nutrients.
Experts often recommend fresh fruit, low-fat cottage cheese, plain yogurt or oatmeal as healthful late-night choices.