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.

Lisa McNamara and Dad

A Father’s Frown

Lisa McNamara divulges how she finally learned to appease her overly critical father through food. Recipe not included.

Never Cook Naked

Never Cook Naked: Lukewarm Dinner, Filmy Spinach, Truffle Oil

Answers to questions that’ve been on your mind, like how to keep dinner warm, getting the grit outta spinach, and true truffle oil.

My Rum Soaked Birthdays

My Rum-Soaked Birthdays

Leah Odze Epstein recalls what she remembers most about birthdays growing up, and it has everything to do with cake.

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