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There are roughly 10 legislative days until spending for the federal government expires, and as coronavirus cases soar around the country, the Senate returns to Washington on Monday with millions of Americans counting on Congress to also come to an agreement on a stimulus package.

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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Monday announced the senior leadership of the committee charged with planning and executing what will be an unprecedented presidential inauguration, as it is set to take place during a global pandemic.

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More consumers indicate they’re trying to eat more plant-based foods; that’s pushing alternative proteins into a mainstream phenomenon, according to “OutsideVoice,” a consumer-insights platform developed by Archer Daniels Midland. And makers of alternative-meat products are working to increase production and efficiency with technologies such as protein fermentation.

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Typically, Thanksgiving is deemed the beginning of the celebratory holiday season, in which millions of people travel to see their families and close friends. However, as has been the trend with the year 2020, this holiday season will be different as the nation adjusts to the worsening Covid…

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The message of Thanksgiving is rooted in a story about a diverse group of people cooperating with one another in order to survive the winter. Now, 399 years after the first feast, we’re facing another crisis. And this time, instead of getting together to cooperate, we all need to work togeth…

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Thanksgiving, as we observe it today, doesn’t have much in common with the original feast of 1621. The temperature of the vibe between the pilgrims and Wampanoag was above comfort level at the dinner table, with some participants arriving ready to rumble. Come to think of it, maybe today’s T…

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I’ve recently been making granola, taco soup and pumpkin pancakes. My granola recipe is an easy recipe that’s almost identical to my mom’s. Taco Soup is so delicious on a cool autumn day. Pumpkin is a good addition to pancakes. If gives them a beautiful golden color plus they will be super moist.

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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' newly appointed Transition Covid-19 Advisory Board is led by established public health officials and staffed by a mix of doctors and current and former government officials, some with high-profile media visibility.

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Thanksgiving is steeped in traditions involving familiar foods. Thanksgiving may look a little different this year, and certain customs may need to be modified. If family celebrations are scaled back, perhaps a large turkey that can feed 10 or more will not be needed.

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Chiles rellenos harnesses the glorious combination of chile and cheese, an unstoppable culinary force if there ever was one. Consider the pizzaz that chile flakes add to pizza, or the pungent spice a green chile adds to a cheeseburger, or the beer-absorbent qualities of a jalapeno popper — i…

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"I used to take potatoes for granted," reads the first line of the book, "Potato: A History of the Propitious Esculent."

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Some people may argue that bacon should be its own food group. Bacon has the potential to improve any recipe with it’s salty, addictive flavor, but it is equally delicious all on its own. It’s found in breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Those who have tried chocolate-covered bacon also may ins…

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Sometimes you know you need to get a meal started but have no idea what you want or what the side dishes will be. I leave early for work every morning, and the slow cooker is my friend.

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Sarah Tiong was a lawyer before she applied to compete on "MasterChef Australia" in 2017. She didn't win the show, but her passion for Malaysian street food won over fans and led to an entirely new career as a recipe developer, event organizer and now cookbook author.

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While last year you may have been strategizing where you'll put the "kiddie" table, borrowing chairs from the neighbors and how the heck you're going to fit that 25-pound turkey into the oven, this year, the CDC recommends a Thanksgiving "downsize" and offers ideas based on risk level includ…

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