Julie and Julia Toasting

Best Food Scenes in Movies

Get ready to add to your Netflix queue with 100-plus romantic, kooky, strange, or otherwise memorable food moments in movies.

Hibiscus Beet Sorbet

Fashionable Foods

Ever get a haunting sense of deja vu when you flip through fashion magazines instead of food magazines? Us, too.

Cookbook Finder App

Leite’s Loves…Cookbook Finder App

Need an inexpensive gift for, gosh, just about anyone? T. Susan Chang’s Cookbook Finder app is your answer.

Kids Table

Tales From the Kids’ Table

Love it or loathe it, the kids’ table played a formative role in most childhoods, evidenced by these tales of daring and debauchery.

Woman Screaming

Little Cabinet of Horrors

You haven’t experienced horror until you’ve confronted the inside of a spice cabinet or spice drawer after a decade of neglect.

Dave's Coffee Syrup

Leite’s Loves…Dave’s Coffee Syrup

David gives us a glimpse of his childhood, divulging a little of what he liked to drink and a lot of what he liked to think.

Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Leite’s Loves…Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

No more waiting in line at the drive-thru lane or juggling eggs in a skillet and English muffins popping out of the toaster.

Never Cook Naked

Never Cook Naked: Cast Iron, Wooden Spoons, Better Baking

Savvy and sassy answers pertaining to cast iron care, wooden spoon wisdom, and being a better baker.

New York Bar Scene

Drinking with Men

Writer Rosie Schaap defends a woman’s inalienable right to pull up a barstool and drink alongside the best of the gents.

Little Girl Fishing

My Fishing Trophy

Girls like to fish, too, you know. Sometimes they even win fishing contests and shame the menfolk in their families. Just sayin’.

How to Be Fat

How to Be Fat

Augusten Burroughs refers to this essay of his as “How to Be Fat.” We prefer to think of it as “How to Be Beautiful.”


My Fig-Thieving Ways

Being obsessed with fresh figs means you’ll do anything to satisfy your insatiable appetite for them. Well, almost anything.


Food Freedom

Come dusk on the fourth of July, we have a different sort of recipe for celebrating Independence Day.

Beef Chart

Where’s the Beef?

A flexitarian keen to make friends in her new town sorta commits to buying a side of beef from a local rancher. Much musing ensues.

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