Seder Plate

Passover 2011: Something Old, Something New

Brisket, deviled eggs, salads, spring vegetables, and chocolate macaroons comprise the ideal dinner for your family at this sacred time.

Blood, Bones, & Butter

LC Book Club: Blood, Bones & Butter

Grab knife, fork and book, and dig in! The LC Book Club launches with Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton. Discussion starts online 4.23.11.

Toast

Toast

“I love toast,” exclaims writer Rick Casner. And he loves his toast in A Very Particular Way: toasted, butter, and toasted again. What is your way?

2011 James Beard Nominees

Congrats to the 2011 James Beard Nominees

The 2011 James Beard Award nominations were announced today at the Oregon Culinary Institute in Portland, OR. Congrats to all the happy nominees.

Feeding an Army

Feeding an Army

It requires culinary gymnastics and a degree in chemistry to create a military care package of brownies, as writer and baker Garrett McCord found out.

Marathon du Medoc

Mayhem and Médoc: France’s Boozy Marathon

Le Marathon du Médoc, the boozy run through France’s Médoc region, attracts all kinds of runners and lushes. Our own Cynthia Furey recounts her maiden voyage.

Bluegrass Soy Sauce

Leite’s Loves…Bluegrass Soy Sauce

Bluegrass Soy Sauce is a brew made the traditional Japanese way with one exception: It’s fermented in bourbon-infused oak barrel. A new southern comfort.

Sunday Morning Pancakes

Pancake Day

Pancake Day, Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday–they’re all about indulgence before Lent. So it’s time to haul out the butter, eggs, and milk and start cooking.

Wendy Costa's Dress Tiles

Leite’s Loves…Wendy Costa’s Food Dress Tiles

Wendy Costa’s whimsical tiles are hand-painted one-of-a-kind works of art. But these works are functional, as trivets, as well as decorative, as wall art.

Senegal

Out of (West) Africa

Mafe, a West African stew, is what haunted Sean Timberlake’s reverie after an aunt introduced him to it. It took three decades to finally recreate it.

St. David's Day Leek Corsage

Is That a Leek on Your Pocket?

March 1 is Saint David’s Day, a Welsh holiday in which the devout tip their collective hat to the eponymous saint by wearing leek corsages.

Milkshakes

Milkshakes Without Borders

Milkshakes, a passion of Adam Ried, proved troublesome to find and make after moving to Paris. It took a flaming adaptor for him to finally succeed.

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