If becoming a better cook is one of your New Year's resolutions, you've come to the right place. Not only do we offer you helpful tips and delicious recipes, but we also like to test your culinary knowledge in fun quizzes — like the one I've put together here. I'm going to list a cooking term or classic dish, and you have to select the correct definition. Ready? Go!Take the Quiz
If you thought National Cheesecake Day and National Ice Cream month were random holidays, think again. July is also National Culinary Arts month. Now, I have no idea what happens during National Culinary Arts month, but I'm thinking it's a good time to brush up on our culinary knowledge. I'm going to list a food term and you have to tell me what it means. Ready, set, go!Take the Quiz
Meet the biggest buzzword in the food world this minute: koodies. No, I'm not referring to the term we used prolifically as fourth graders; I'm talking about kid foodies. Food trend analyst Phil Lempert, also known as the Supermarket Guru, coined the term to refer to children with an "ardent or refined interest in food" or "an unusual, sometimes fanatic, desire to eat unusual foods."
The term may be brand-new, but the idea of kids with refined palates has been on the horizon for a while. Remember Greg Grossman, who catered in the Hamptons? Or David Fishman, who dined alone at 12? Let's not forget Julian Kreusser, the 5-year-old with a cooking show. They're all poster children for the term "koodie."
Do you have any koodies in your life? Do you respect their precocious appreciation for food — or do you find it to be obnoxious?