Flan in a Can Recipe

Flan in a Can

Michael Procopio’s midlife crisis prompts him to think creatively in terms of using empty cat food cans. Shame he doesn’t have cats.

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Freezer

Freezer Diet

A home gardener opens her freezer to find a Give-Winter-The-Finger Diet that she stashed for her future self last summer.

Empty Table

Table For One

He loves me. He loves me not. When Meg Bortin is stood up for dinner—sort of—by a friend, she’s left to wonder….

Heinz Ketchup

Ketchup: A Manifesto

That bottle of Heinz may be more essential than you think—or so Casey Barber asserts, explains, and exhorts.

Leopard Print Momma

Taming a Leopard in Lebanon

You may think not speaking the same language as your in-laws would solve all your problems. Not quite. Elizabeth Kelsey explains.

Omelette Confiture Recipe

My Berlin Kitchen

When blogger Luisa Weiss, aka The Wednesday Chef, thinks of home, there’s one recipe that comes to mind.

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Best Cookbooks 2012

Best Cookbooks of 2012

Here’s an eclectic and excellent array of the year’s cookbooks, the ones we simply can’t imagine not telling you about.

Liquor Lips

The Cocktails That Came From Prohibition

There’s a lot of U.S. history they don’t teach you in school. Here’s the true story of what led to our early infatuation with the cocktail.

African Coin

The Picky Eater and the African Food Fairy

Desperate times call for drastic measures. So when Philip Graham’s son turned into a picky eater, his dad wasn’t above a little bribery.

Pie in the Hand

I Blame Pie

As Beth Howard explains, grieving is a lot like making pie. Except there’s no real recipe. You just sorta make it up as you go.

Kid with Martini

The Three-Martini Play Date

Kids will be kids. And there’s nothing you can do about that. But that doesn’t mean you have to suffer through play dates sober.

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Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom Tomatoes

Tempting as it is to subsist on tomatoes alone this time of year, eventually the need for something—or someone—else rings true.

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