Combine multiple ingredients in a single stanza-bowl. ...more
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Yaffa S. Santos discusses her debut novel, A TASTE OF SAGE.
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This is my mother’s soup. This is what I aim for. ...more
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Following Sunday services, everyone had gathered for a potluck meal. ...more
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The pleasure comes from the bounty itself, the viewing of it, knowing that she doesn’t have to eat it but that she could. ...more
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I am cooking myself back in to my family, back into my own skin. ...more
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Already, at nine, my son knows that eating makes me happy. ...more
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He loves Argentinian empanadas and dulce de leche. In 2015, he said that if he had only one wish, it would be to travel unrecognized to a pizzeria and have a slice—or two or three. In other words, he may be protected by the world’s smallest army and be responsible for the spiritual governance of […]
J. Ryan Stradal talks about his debut novel
Kitchens of the Great Midwest and why the rise of the American foodie has less to do with hipsters than you might think. ...more
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Blogger Cara Nicoletti has written a cookbook inspired by various works of literature. It’s called Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way through Great Books, and Nicoletti gives recipes for food from books like Nancy Drew, Gone Girl, To Kill A Mockingbird, and The Catcher in the Rye, alongside her own essays.
Isaac Oliver, author of
Intimacy Idiot, talks to us about Grindr, OkCupid, different forms of intimacy, and being single in NYC. ...more
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The joy of reading about the meals of others shows that, in many ways, we are simple creatures: by merely looking upon someone else eating we can feel better fed. Over at the New Yorker, Bee Wilson contemplates why reading about people eating is so enjoyable.
Your Weekend Popcorn Recipe My brother-in-law Chad Johnson’s popcorn recipe is the best. I’ve enjoyed it at his and my sister-in-law’s place over the years while watching Pulp Fiction and during their rigorously opinionated James Bond sessions. I don’t know if he got the recipe from somewhere else, but in our house my son calls […]