Thanksgiving Scenes

The most memorable best food scenes in movies and TV. When Harry Met Sally and Big Night are just the beginning.

A Day in the Life of a Vegan Grocery Cashier

More than just a spoof on vegans and stereotypes, this humorous essay begs a little self-questioning.

Football Cheese Ball

Going for a pigskin theme for your next have-folks-over-to-crowd-in-front-of-the-game-on-the-flat-screen party? You need this.

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Not a Creature Was Stirring

And all through the house, not a creature was stirring…but what about the abandoned grill out back? David investigates.

That Paris Effect

David blogs his way through Paris, embracing wining, dining, and a magically slenderizing manner of thinking that just may offset all the foie gras, fromage, and frites.

Never Cook Naked: Nonstick Grilling, “Reusable” Bamboo, Meat Safety

Savvy, simple, and (mostly) commensense advice on grilling without sticking, the meaning of “reusable disposable,” and safe barbecuing.

Carrot Cake of the Singaporean Kind

While in Indonesia, David discovers–and darn near swoons over–a savory little something known to locals as…well, it’s a little misleading.

Never Cook Naked: Host(ess) Gifts, New Mexican Chiles, Wax (?) Paper

Our cooking columnists answer your questions on gift etiquette, how to get your hands on hatch chiles, and paper properties.

My One and Only Spatula

After falling hard for an everyday utensil, a home cook muses on the magic of certain inanimate objects.

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.

Entertaining Thoughts

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

Is That a Leek on Your Pocket?

March 1 is Saint David’s Day, a Welsh holiday in which the devout tip their collective hat to the eponymous saint by wearing leek corsages.

He’s the Reason You’re Fat

Ever wonder why you can’t lose weight? It’s not for lack of resolve or willpower. It’s because some Roman king long ago decided to mess with the calendar.

Change Your Fortune Cookies

Try your hand at homemade fortune cookies that you can stuff with you own zany fortunes. Feel your luck changing already?

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