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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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: 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

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

Eating Alone in Italy

While traveling in Tuscany, Lynne Curry learns the unexpected and underrated pleasures of dining tutto solo.

Fertility Flank Steak

Stephanie Lucianovic tells how the grande dame of French cuisine knocked her up…via a recipe she’s dubbed “fertility flank steak.”

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How to Eat a Porcupine

Living in Nigeria, Jamie Schler finds herself game for almost anything—and capable of a heck of a lot more than she’d imagined.

Suddenly Unemployed

Garrett McCord finds himself suddenly unemployed—and seeking solace in a pot of steamed mussels. Things could be worse.

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