How to Woo Women–Well, Kinda

Jonathan Dixon long ago discovered that the way to a woman’s heart is through her stomach…or is it?

Cheez Doodles Français-Style

A year in Paris can rid an American of many an uncivilized habit. But as Adam Ried explains, a dependency on Cheez Doodles isn’t one of them.

Hungoevr, er, Hangover Cures

You may not be thinking this now, but with this stash of hangover fixes both tempting and therapeutic, you can snatch hope from failure, triumph from despair. Milton Crawford explains.

New Year’s Brunch: A Karmic Cup Runneth Over

A self-proclaimed brunch girl divulges her nifty, no fuss, entertain-while-everyone’s-hungover approach to New Year’s entertaining.

Nespresso, My Love Machine

Rosecrans Baldwin muses about his decades-long relationship with coffee, as a espresso enthusiast, coffee aficionado, and flat-out Nespresso addict.

Leite’s Loves…Tattly Designy Temporary Tattoos

These nifty little expressions of body art are the perfect stocking stuffers for commitment-phobic culinistas (just like LC’s own Lindsay Myers).

Missed Connections

For artist Sophie Blackall, the Missed Connections column affords more than just moments of vicarious love, loss, and regret. It tenders lasting inspiration for her sweet, poignant, whimsical artwork.

Entertaining Thoughts

Chef Patrick O’Connell reflects on entertaining in a bygone era, musing about the real reason his mom entertained and why his approach differs so dramatically from hers.

Thanksgiving Disaster 1: The Bird’s Still Frozen

Nothing can halt Thanksgiving dinner–not rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor even a bird that’s still frozen hours before you intend to say grace.

Thanksgiving Disaster 2: The Bird’s Too Big for the Oven

You know the rule: one pound of turkey per guest. But when your back-of-the-envelope calculations say you need a behemoth bird that the laws of physics say won’t fit in the oven, what to do? We have answers.

Thanksgiving Disaster 3: The Bird’s Roasted—But Still Raw

The pop-up timer popped. The skin’s burnished. The drumstick jiggles. Yet when you commence carving, you still see oodles of pink. Here’s how not to let that happen.

Thanksgiving Disaster 4: Transferring the Bird to…Oops!

The bird may be done–whew!–but your work isn’t. Here, foolproof tactics on how the heck to heft a sweaty hen from roasting pan to carving board without–oops!–incident.

Thanksgiving Disaster 5: 1 Oven, 4 Burners, 124 Recipes

Thanksgiving is easily the most denial-inducing menu you’ll contend with all year. But deal you must. Here, advice on how to elude oven overload.

Thanksgiving Disaster 6: Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen!

Offers of help aren’t always that helpful. We’ve got tricks to tuck up your sleeve for keeping pesky, well-intentioned, do-gooder guests out of your way.

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