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.

Taza Chocolate

Leite’s Loves…Taza Chocolate

Taza Chocolate, a Boston-based company, sources raw, organic cacao beans from a cooperative in the Dominican Republic for its superb flavored chocolate.

Black Heels to Tractor Wheels

Black Heels to Tractor Wheels: An Excerpt

In this rollicking romance, Black Heels to Tractor Wheels, the Pioneer Woman recounts the love and food connection she made with her beloved cowboy.

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.

Sunchokes

Sunchokes

Sunchokes, alias Jerusalem artichokes, stumped our intrepid Greenmarket Girl, Renee, until she consulted the Sunchoke Deity, Jonathan Gold.

New Taste 5 Umami Paste

Leite’s Loves…Taste No. 5 Umami Paste

Taste No. 5 Umami Paste from Laura Santtini is a cook’s secret weapon. A little dab’ll do ya, adding a subtle umami hit to any dish.

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?

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