Uniform Dread

Writer Lisa Abend recounts hers feelings of alienation and embarrassment when she was a girl scout. A refuge, though: her beloved Samoas.

April in Paris

Writer Elizabeth Bard moves to Paris and finds far more than just the makings for dinner at her local market.

Ramps Recipe

Ramps

It wasn’t until a chef shared her ramps recipe that this longtime greenmarket goer started feeling the garlicky, leek-y love. And oh, how!

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The Green Fairy Flies High

Absinthe, also known as the green fairy due to its hallucinogenic properties, is basking in the glow of a revival of interest among discerning drinkers.

Bread Slice

A Glutton for Gluten

What happens when food writer Jess Thomson is faced with a future without gluten? A weekend of unbridled break-up sex.

A Woolf at the Table

Food history editor Gary Allen delves into the culinary world of Virginia Woolf, the Bloomsbury set, and foods of the Edwardian era.

Going Bananas for Beefsteak Stanley

Gary Allen dissects the classic dishes Salisbury Steak and Beeksteak Stanley and finds what may have been the 20th century’s original low-carb diet.

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