Never Cook Naked

Never Cook Naked: Mayo Salads, Shared Steak, Pie Crust

Our (fully clothed) cooking columnists handily take on weepy mayo salads, shared steak etiquette, and shrinking pie crusts.

The Kitchen Counter Cooking School

The Kitchen Counter Cooking School

An existential crisis and a chance supermarket encounter prompt cooking school grad Kathleen Flinn to stumble onto her true calling.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies and Red Cowboy Boots

After devoting decades to (unsuccessfully) replicating her grandmother’s chocolate-chip cookies, Kimberley Lovato discovers that she’s more like her grandma than she’d imagined.

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Stumbling into Motherhood

Mom Anne Enright sniffs her baby up and down and then holds nothing back as she shares what each precious whiff calls to mind.

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Leite’s Loves…Laguiole Steak Knives

A splurge at Anthropologie reveals some unabashedly girlie French knives with an unmistakably masculine appeal.

Never Cook Naked

Never Cook Naked: Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs, Too Flat Cookies, Blonde Coffee

Our Never Cook Naked columnists, Mark Scarbrough and Bruce Weinstein, share lots more lessons than just proper cooking attire.

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Besotted with Brisket

Why exactly does a flaccid, four-pound, gray-brown piece of beef shaped roughly like the state of Tennessee inspire Proustian prose and evoke deep pleasure?

Easter Eggs

Eggs and Other Easter Oddities

Sometimes it’s not a bad thing to take a hard look at those things we never stop to consider. Jennifer Thompson Trainer takes on an Easter essential.

Sippy Cups

A Manly Man’s Sippy Cup

We’ve all experienced moments of brilliance in which the stars align and the angels sing and we see the everyday anew. Rick Casner shares his most recent revelation.

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Cooking with Scrambled Legs

Having a kid who lacks the strength to stand at the kitchen counter beside her turned Jess Thomson’s world upside down. Here’s how she’s returning her family’s life to right side up.

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Leite’s Loves…Whirley Pop

So long, microwave. We’ve found a far more reliable contraption for popping popcorn, and it’s dancing buttery circles around you. Jenna Levy says good riddance.

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New York (Food) Diaries

A recently published collection of journal entries indulges our inner voyeur with four centuries of all manner of curious culinary moments. Lovers of diaries, enjoy.

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