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Eat Your Books

Eat Your Books lets you do an online search for recipes in cookbooks as well as websites and blogs. Sorta like a GPS for all the recipes you could ever possibly hope to try.

A red bowl with Christmas Eve calamari--calamari, onion, garlic, red pepper flakes in a tomato sauce

Christmas Eve Calamari

The much-ballyhooed Italian Christmas classic, Feast of the Seven Fishes, stars one fish in Domenica Marchetti’s home. Calamari. And it’s the centerpiece of her Christmas Eve dinner.

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Cheeseburger, ketchup, lettuces on a sesame-seed bun on a copper tray

How To Make the Best Burger

Expert advice on how to talk to your butcher, what cut of beef to select, how to grind it, and whether you should dare consider freezing ground beef.

In Memoriam: Jonathan Gold

Jonathan Gold, the only Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer, recently passed away. Renee Schettler Rossi, who edited several of his articles, remembers what made him great.

Holiday Gift Labels

Holiday Gift Tags

With our printable gift tags, you can gussy up any giftable edible or drinkable with style, class, and, we daresay, panache.