Vintage Le Creuset

Cuckolded by Le Creuset

Pot obsession is what writer Ed Bruske faced when his wife fell for vintage Raymond Loewy designs. The result: a trip to France to fetch this fetching cookware.

Heart Watermelon

Home Sweet(heart) Home

Amy Krouse Rosenthal serves up some delightful, charming, and four-second-fast ways to show your love–with heart-shaped food. Sigh.

Prandicle

Word Love: Eat a Prandicle

Love of words. It’s part and parcel of a writer’s soul. Writer Nora Maynard adopts a word–prandicle–and finds 1,001 uses for it in her everyday life.

Fat Cubes

A Different Kind of Love: Fat and Me

Animal fat is good for you, says author and fat advocate Jennifer McLagan. She’s hell bent on converting fat-phobes into fat fanatics. Will you change?

Sommelier

I’ll Love You Tomorrow | Valentine’s Day for No One

What happens to Allison when her husband has to work every single Valentine’s Day at a restaurant? A lot of warmed-over mac & cheese, reading, and an early night.

Old Silverware

Love in Disguise | Valentine’s Day for One

Famed editor Judith Jones muses on the joys of cooking for one, since her husband passed. This Valentine’s Day the lucky one will be her Havenese puppy, Mabon.

Candlelight

Love is Crowded | Valentine’s Day for Four

Valentine’s Day becomes an excuse for two college couples to share the cost, work, and pleasure of a home-cooked dinner. Mousetraps and all.

Popcorn

By Popcorn Possessed

Today is National Popcorn Day. And, as Renee shows us, the ubiquitous kernel has a way of–dare we say it?–popping up at important life events.

Elvis Presley

A Kingly Appetite

Elvis food–all the dishes, like his quirky peanut butter-banana-bacon sandwich–has inspired generations of cooks. What’s your Elvis-ish treat?

Lampshade Lady

Hangover Cures from the World Over

Hangover cures are on everyone’s mind the day after celebrations, like New Year’s Eve. Discover hangover cures and myths from around the world.

Giant Squid

Christmas Eve Calamari: Feast of the One Fish

The Feast of the Seven Fishes in Domenica Marchetti’s home stars one fish: calamari. It’s the centerpiece of her Christmas Eve dinner.

Thanksgiving in Belgium

If It’s Thursday, It Must Be Thanksgiving (in Belgium)

For expat Kimberley Lovato, Thanksgiving Thursday in Belgium is just another day. To introduce her daughter to the holiday, she ruins a pie and starts a tradition.

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