Butcher

The Butcher and the Vegetarian

After vegetarian Tara Austen Weaver is told by her doctor to eat meat for health reasons, she embarks on a year-long adventure with butchers, cowboys, and ranchers.

Cutting Board Cuisine

Cutting Board Cuisine

A sweltering summer kitchen doesn’t stop our fearless Renee. She simply piles her greenmarket finds on the cutting board, chops, drizzles, salts, and eats.

cold-kitchen

The Cold Kitchen 100

Looking for a way to stay cook and still make dinner? These no-cook recipes will keep the gang happy and you out of the heatwave that is your kitchen.

The I Hate to Cook Book

I Hate to Cook, and I’m Not Ashamed to Say It

The classic I Hate to Cook Book turns 50, and a line up of writers, take-out lovers, novelists, and bloggers express their vitriol of kitchenly duties.

Chocolate

Hello, My Name is Karletta Moniz, and I’m a Chocoholic

Karletta Moniz, a chocolate expert and self-confessed chocoholic, discusses her descent into the dark, rich, unfathomably delicious world of 82% cacao sin.

Snail

The Snail Eaters

Travel writer Joyce Hanson remembers when she and her artist friends had their first run-in with snails while living in France during a particularly carefree summer.

Paprika

Paprika: Just a Pile of Dust?

Banal or bold? David and Renee are on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to the ubiquitous paprika. Where do you stand when it comes to this rusty red spice?

gelato

A Whole Lotta Gelatta, er, Gelato

Ah, gelato. The same ingredients as ice cream but, oh, how much richer, creamier, and just plain insanely satiating it is. Pick your favorite gelato flavor here.

Girl and the Peach

Michel Richard’s Peach Slaw

Renee, a sucker for the crates of summer stone fruits at the farmers market, shares what to do with underripe peaches.

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Recipe

Recipe Poetry or Practicality?

Once again on opposite sides of an issue, Renee and David sound off on what makes for a successfully written recipe: artful language or practicality?

Moon Come to Earth

I Don’t Know Why I Love Lisbon

Author Philip Graham, a dyed-in-the-wool lusophile, writes about his love of Lisbon, Portugal, eating sardines with his son, and watching futebol.

Sardines

Timeless Sardines

A far cry from their tinned cousins, European sardines are at their plumpest perfection in June. Writer Mary Ann Castronovo Fusco explains it all for you.

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