Cutting Gnocchi

Comfort Me With Gnocchi

In Uruguay, the 29th has long been heralded as the Day of the Gnocchi, a harbinger of luck. But for these lovers, eventually that luck ran its course.

Kissing Couple

How to Woo Women–Well, Kinda

Jonathan Dixon long ago discovered that the way to a woman’s heart is through her stomach…or is it?

French Cheez Doodles

Cheez Doodles Français-Style

A year in Paris can rid an American of many an uncivilized habit. But as Adam Ried explains, a dependency on Cheez Doodles isn’t one of them.

Hangover Man

Hungoevr, er, Hangover Cures

You may not be thinking this now, but with this stash of hangover fixes both tempting and therapeutic, you can snatch hope from failure, triumph from despair. Milton Crawford explains.

Elegant Party

New Year’s Brunch: A Karmic Cup Runneth Over

Who says entertaining has to be a hassle? A self-proclaimed brunch girl divulges her nifty, not-intimidating, get-it-over-while-everyone’s-hungover approach.

Nespresso Machine

Nespresso, My Love Machine

Rosecrans Baldwin muses about his decades-long relationship with coffee, as a espresso enthusiast, coffee aficionado, and flat-out Nespresso addict.

Cooking Tattoos

Leite’s Loves…Tattly Designy Temporary Tattoos

These nifty little expressions of body art are the perfect stocking stuffers for commitment-phobic culinistas (just like LC’s own Lindsay Myers).

Missed Connections

Missed Connections

For artist Sophie Blackall, the Missed Connections column affords more than just moments of vicarious love, loss, and regret. It tenders lasting inspiration for her sweet, poignant, whimsical artwork.

60's Hostess

Entertaining Thoughts

Chef Patrick O’Connell reflects on entertaining in a bygone era and muses about the real reason his mom entertained–and why his approach differs so dramatically from hers.

Thanksgiving Disaster Frozen Turkey

Thanksgiving Disaster 1: The Bird’s Still Frozen

Nothing can stop Thanksgiving dinner–not rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor a bird that’s still frozen solid a few hours before you intend to say grace.

The Thanksgiving Turkey is Too Big

Thanksgiving Disaster 2: The Bird’s Too Big for the Oven

You know the rule: one pound of turkey per guest. But when your back-of-the-envelope calculations say you need a behemoth, what to do? We have answers.

Thanksgiving Disaster Thermometer

Thanksgiving Disaster 3: The Bird’s Roasted—But Still Raw

The pop-up timer popped. The skin’s burnished. The drumstick jiggles. Yet when you commence carving, you still see a trickle of pink. Ohhhh $(%!

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