How to Cook and Use Rhubarb in the Kitchen

Fresh purple stalks of rhubarb on a cutting board with some chunk cut out of them. A kitchen knife is to the right.

You know it’s spring when rhubarb shows up on shelf and table – and the talk (maybe even the aroma!) of pie is in the air. Wondering what else to do with this unique seasonal veggie – also considered a fruit – besides packing it in pies with some strawberries? Check out our suggestions, hints, and even health tips on Foodal, along with suggestions for choosing, storing and preserving the stalks to keep them at their freshest this spring and beyond.

Jam, Jelly, or Preserves? A Quick Guide to Spreadable Fruit

Raspberries, strawberries, and sprigs of mint on a piece of slate, surrounding three glass jars of red fruit preserves, with a spoonful of the jelly resting on top of one jar.

Is your go-to breakfast a crisp slice of toast slathered with jam? Maybe jelly? Or could it be preserves? What’s the difference? Read on for a quick guide to spreadable fruit, and in no time, you’ll know your curd from your conserve, and how each delicious variety is made. We’ve got what you need, right here on Foodal.

Sweet, Sweet Sugar: 5 Myths & the Real Facts Explored

Sweet Sugar Myths and Facts | Foodal.com

Do you know the truth about added sugar and artificial sweeteners? Or have the food manufacturers fooled you into believing these 5 myths? Learn about the disguises sugar may take in your foods, and discover ways to change your diet today that just may help to improve your health tomorrow. Read more now.

15 of the Most Tempting Thai Recipes to Make at Home

Find the best homemade Thai recipes right here!

With its luscious layering of flavors, fresh ingredients, and tasty sauces, Thai food is hard to resist. For your cooking enjoyment, we’ve gathered 15 of the best recipes from cooking sites around the web and present them all right here in one place. Jump in and join the fun!

Why You May Feel Better on a Low FODMAP Diet

Feel Better on a Low FODMAP Diet | Foodal.com

FODMAP is an acronym to describe a group of short-chain carbohydrates that may contribute to irritable bowel syndrome. Knowing which foods contain significant amounts of these hard-to-digest carbs may help pinpoint sources of abdominal distress. Read more on Foodal.

Beyond Carrots: Foods for Good Eye Health

The foods that you should be eating for eye health, beyond carrots. | Foodal.com

We all know carrots are good for eyesight, but do you know which other foods you should be eating to help maintain eye health? There’s so much more to eat and enjoy than just a big plate of carrot sticks! Read more now on Foodal to learn about the best foods you can eat to encourage excellent vision.