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How to Pair Wine And Chinese Food

At a loss as to what wine to uncork with your Chinese takeout? We understand. So we decided to do something to fix that. Here’s what we learned.

Best Cookbooks January 2016

Ah, January. A month of good intentions and cursed resolutions. Here, the cookbooks that you need.

Taco Salutations

Taco salutations are about indulging in moderation rather than abstaining in complete martyrdom. Consider it a spiritual practice.

How to Defrost Meat

Ever wonder what’s the safest, easiest, best-est way to thaw frozen meat? Here’s your answer.

Culinary Bucket List

Say goodbye to resolutions. These days culinary bucket lists are what all the cool kids are doing.

Best Cookbooks of 2015

Best cookbooks of 2015 is a list of our favorite books from the past year for all sorts of cooks.

Best Food Gifts 2015

In the spirit of banishing fruitcakes everywhere, we’re sharing how to make homemade food gifts that people actually want to receive.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe

Stunning enough for special occasions. Easy enough for weekday breakfasts. Marvelous enough to make you want it every damn day.

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Best Cookbooks for November 2015

We know you desperately want to just pull up a chair and sit and read for a spell but don’t have time. So we did it for you.

And You Thought Your Family Was Crazy

Relatives. Mayheim. Envy. Dirty dishes. Inappropriateness. You’ll find it all here. (And you thought YOUR family was crazy.)

How to Avoid Holiday Angst

Sometimes you just gotta laugh. If you need help with that, try on these holiday angst-avoidant cartoons.

How to Carve a Turkey

Here’s how to make Thanksgiving dinner as Rockwell-ian as possible—well, the turkey carving part, anyways.

Best Cookbooks for October 2015

The latest and greatest cookbooks that our staff simply can’t put down or stop cooking from. We thought you’d want to know.

How to Make Constellation Cans

So long, luminarias. Here’s wow to easily and inexpensively up your outdoor entertaining game for the winter holidays.

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