Writings

Writings
Bottle of the Sexes

Bottle of the Sexes

Do real women drink red? This essay from wine writer Lettie Teague challenges some annoyingly pervasive gender wine stereotypes.

What to Talk About

​What to Talk About

The book title “What To Talk About: On A Plane, At A Cocktail Party, In A Tiny Elevator With Your Boss’s Boss” says it all!

Sheet Pan

Sheet Pan Suppers

Some nights—actually, most nights—the sexiest thing around is a strategy for putting dinner on the table with a single pan. Here it is.

How To Start A Soup Club

How To Start A Soup Club

Soup Club. Funny how two small words can bring such big things, including nourishment, friendship, and appreciation.

Intoxerated: The Definitive Drinker's Dictionary

Intoxerated And Other Ways To Say “Drunk”

Given that there are so many forms of drunkenness—some prettier than others—shouldn’t there be a unique way to describe each?

Yonah Schimmels-Knishes

The Jewish Food of My Childhood

The late Joan Rivers indulges us with her inimitable, opinionated, and fond way of seeing the food of her childhood.

It's Raining, I'm Pouring

Nursery Rhymes For Parents

All your favorite nursery rhyme characters—all grown up, new to parenthood, and in desperate need of a stiff drink.

Beekman 1802 Fruitcake

Leite’s Loves…Beekman 1802 Generous Fruitcake

This fruitcake from the Fabulous Beekman Boys has David swooning with its dates, figs, apricots, pineapple, raisins, and pecans.

Monica Turkey Head

Thanksgiving Scenes

The most memorable best food scenes in movies and TV. When Harry Met Sally and Big Night are just the beginning.

Dorie Greenspan's Dough

The Easiest Way to Roll Dough

Dorie Greenspan, the dearest and sweetest rebel we know, explains the easiest way to roll dough in her latest book, Baking Chez Moi.

I Am Not a Nugget

A Day in the Life of a Vegan Grocery Cashier

More than just a spoof on vegans and stereotypes, this humorous essay begs a little self-questioning.

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Think Pink

Yes, we know, the whole world thinks pink this time of year. But one tutu-clad man thinks pink all year round. And we love him for it.

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