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Venison Meatballs: An Alpha Male Tale

A gift of ground venison became an issue of manly insecurity for one home cook–until he decided to stop thinking and start cooking.

A Tiger in the Kitchen

LC Book Club: A Tiger in the Kitchen

The LC Book Club takes on A Tiger in the Kitchen by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan. Join us, and author Tan, for online Twitter chats November 5 and 9.

Best Bake Sale Cookbook

Leite’s Loves…Cookies for Kids’ Cancer

Sweet solutions to stubborn problems. That’s a motto our managing editor loves—and the reason she’s head over hand-mixer for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer.

Caroline Kennedy

I Hated Caroline Kennedy

Carol Penn-Romine long considered the first daughter her nemesis. The reason has everything to do with overcooked okra and a distaste for turnips.

St-Germain

St-Germain Aperitif

Mark Scarbrough and Bruce Weinstein had hoped for a quiet, rustic dinner in the French countryside. Thanks to this storied liqueur, what they ended up with was far, far more memorable.

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Pile of Doughnuts Recipe

Tales from a Doughnut Queen

Is too much of a good thing really wonderful? We asked doughnut diva Jess Thomson, who just wrote a cookbook on the topic. Here’s what she says.

TV Dinner

TV Dinners: Grand or Gauche?

The TV dinner, that icon of mid-century American life, offered Renee and David two disparate experiences: Freedom and disappointment.

Tate’s Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Leite’s Loves…Tate’s Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

When the consummate chocolate chip cookie goes gluten-free, Renee does a little happy dance–and explains why she thinks you will, too.

Bazura Bag Lunch Totes

Leite’s Loves…Bazura Bags Lunch Totes

How to pack your child’s lunch with panache? Eco-friendly Bazura Bags, crafted in the Philippines by underprivileged women, bring more than a little elan to any midday meal. Allison explains.

Dove Hunting

Lovey Dovey: One Guys Passion for Dove Hunting

Hunter Hank Shaw has had in his sights pretty much everything that flies, runs, crawls, or swims. Here he explains the exquisite lure of dove.

Labor Day Recipes

Labor Day Recipes

Nothing against burgers and brats, but sometimes you crave something a little less expected, something to help you impress a backyard full of folks. Done.

Bonal Poster

Vive la Bonal!

Bonal is one of France’s great aperitifs. As Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough learned it’s wielded by les français as an icon of Gallic superiority.

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