Writings

Writings

Why I Love Rosé

Like rosé? There’s no shame in that. Quite the contrary, explains sommelier Victoria James.

How to Make a Smoothie Without a Recipe

We have a better approach than just tossing a bunch of ingredients in the blender and hoping for the best.

How To Line A Pan With Parchment Paper

Learn how to keep your magnificent cake from sticking to the pan and turning into a sad heap of crumbs rather than the spectacularly stunning butter and sugar creation that it is.

What Are GMOs?

If anything is as polarizing as politics, it’s the topic of GMOs. And, as with political issues, there’s a heck of a lot of misunderstanding and grandstanding. Here are simple answers to complicated questions.

How to Make a Cheese Plate

Bore you with the same typical cheese plate advice you’ve already heard before? Nah. Not us. Instead we explain how to include something so that everyone—even the pregnant and the lactose intolerant—can partake.

Best Cookbooks 2016

The best cookbooks of 2016 including something for bakers, barbecuers, breakfast mavens, and pretty much every other sort of home cook.

How to Carve a Turkey

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

How to Hygge

How to bring comfort to the everyday moments of your life. No matter what’s going on in the rest of the world.

Wine Notes

Let’s not overlook the pleasure found in simply experiencing the elixir of the gods in the presence of friends.

Day of the Dead

The fundamental idea behind Día de los Muertos is that the dead would be offended by being remembered with sadness.

How To Drink Like A Chap

An essay on the drinking habits and eccentricities of the British from a bygone era, which actually sorta remind us of so many contemporary Brooklyn hipsters.

Best Cookbooks September 2016

The year’s best books are stacking up and waiting to be read. We’ve culled through the masses to narrow the list to just the must reads.

Why I Love “In The Night Kitchen”

A charming look at the classic children’s book by Maurice Sendak and how its lessons linger well into adulthood.

Best Cookbooks August 2016

The best beach reads for the long weekend ahead, including something for outdoorsy types, literary types, curious types, curry-loving types, and just all-around food-loving types.

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