Readings and Performances

Challah Bread Recipe

Challah Bread

Rich, slightly sweet, and chewy in a good way, this stunner of a loaf is New York’s answer to France’s brioche.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 4 H
  • 6
Meat: The Pleasure of the Flesh

Readings: “Meat”

Novelist, essayist, and food writer James Sturz reads his sensual and occasionally erotic piece about the pleasures of flesh—both animal and human—and the sometimes disquieting similarity between them.

Confessions of a Hired Belly

Food writing isn’t as glamorous as it seems. Eating—oftentimes bad—meals is part of the job, as David explains. A cautionary tale for new food writers.

The Goose of Christmas Past

Mustard and Garlic Roast Goose

After a disastrous experience with roast goose, it took David a decade to master proper fowl cookery. And boy, did he ever…

  • Quick Glance
  • 50 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 38

A Man and His Stove

Stove fanatic David writes about his obsession with his Viking stove, nicknamed Thor for its massive BTUs and its sleek lines.