USDA Says You Can Eat Some Foods Up to 18 Months Past Their Sell-By Dates

Don’t throw that expired yogurt out just yet—it may still be safe to eat.

“Many products may have a sell-by date of, say, April 1, but they could be good in your pantry for another 12 or 18 months,” USDA spokesperson Chris Bernstein said in a blog post video. “And by throwing those out, what you’re doing is you’re contributing to food waste in the United States.”

Tom Colicchio Joins MSNBC as the First-Ever Food Correspondent

Tom Colicchio is hoping to start a more in depth discussion about food.

The Top Chef judge announced he will be joining MSNBC as the network’s first food correspondent. He will report regularly on Morning Joe and The Rachel Maddow Show as well as host his own weekly show called Stirring the Pot.

Tom Colicchio: The One Thing You Must Do to Be a Better Cook

The Best New Restaurant host shares his one “common sense” tip for mastery in the kitchen

Exclusive: Get a First Look at Tom Colicchio's Upcoming Show Best New Restaurant

Though he’s been long known for his acumen judging individual competitors on Top Chef, Tom Colicchio is turning his razor-sharp focus to restaurants in a new cooking show for Bravo.

Richard Blais on His N.Y.C. Marathon Diet: 'I Made It Rain with White Truffles'

Top Chef judge and three-time New York City marathon finisher Richard Blais has something to say to anyone trying to decide what to eat the night before a big race: “The last thing you want to do at mile 18 is burp up octopus,” he told PEOPLE in an exclusive interview.

Why San Francisco's Street-Food Challenge Was Tom Colicchio's All-Time 'Favorite' Top Chef Moment

He’s filmed 12 seasons of Top Chef — the most recent one in Boston, which began airing last week. But Tom Colicchio says that his favorite moment happened during the first season.

First Look: A Top Chef Winner Joins the Judges Panel on Top Chef Boston

Top Chef is shipping up to Boston — and adding a new-but-familiar face for its 12th season.

For the first time, a former Top Chef winner will appear as a recurring judge: Richard Blais, who won the first Top Chef: All-Stars, joins the panel alongside returning judges Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons.

EXCLUSIVE: Top Chef Goes Tropical! See Where the Finale Will Be Held

Tom, Padma and Gail are jetting to a tropical destination with the final crop of contestants for a thrilling two-part finale,

Tom Colicchio's Top Thanksgiving Desserts (Not a Pie in the Mix!)

Move over, pie.

Tradition may reign supreme on Thanksgiving, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a few sweet surprises on the table as well. Since Tom Colicchio has always been a master at innovating in the kitchen, we asked him to suggest three fun desserts that will blend nicely with the pies you serve every year.

Exclusive: Watch 'Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen' Premiere

Pack your knives and … get back into the kitchen?

That’s what Ramon Bojorquez, Jason Cichonski, Aaron Cuschieri, Bret Pelaggi and the eliminated chef’testants from Wednesday’s episode of Top Chef will be doing as they compete on’s Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen premiere.

In its third season, the Emmy-winning digital series hosted by Tom Colicchio features the cast-off chefs competing for a spot back in the Top Chef New Orleans finale.