Cooking

Ripe Every Time: #1 Trick of the Avocado Whisperer
Ripe Every Time: #1 Trick of the Avocado Whisperer

Summer is the season of avocados, and I thought I knew all the tricks: how to make them ripen… >>

No-Oven Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
No-Oven Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

It's been hot hot hot this summer—so much so that when the temperature peaked at 87 degrees one… >>

New Recipes for the Best of Summer's Tomatoes
New Recipes for the Best of Summer’s Tomatoes

I've been making my favorite tomato dish for the last two weeks: Take good bread, add a skim of… >>

My Happy Food Week: Chefs Galore and a
My Happy Food Week: Chefs Galore and a “Weirdly Delicious Funkiness!”

My stomach is pleased: It's been a big week in the food world. This past weekend, I spent time at… >>

Must-Read: The Secret Lives of Kitchen Spices
Must-Read: The Secret Lives of Kitchen Spices

Salt. Pepper. Cinnamon. Most of us use these common spices every day, but did you know that prior… >>

More Chickpeas, Please! 3 Surprising Foods That Boost Sex Drive
More Chickpeas, Please! 3 Surprising Foods That Boost Sex Drive

When you hear "aphrodisiac," do you immediately think chocolate and oysters? If so, you're… >>

Last-Minute Gift Ideas from a Food Editor
Last-Minute Gift Ideas from a Food Editor

My husband is great at dreaming up, picking out, and sending gifts for our family and friends. So… >>

I Can't Believe They're Not Wings! 6 Delicious Vegetarian Super Bowl Snacks
I Can’t Believe They’re Not Wings! 6 Delicious Vegetarian Super Bowl Snacks

With all the recipes for chicken wings flying around in anticipation of Super Bowl Sunday, our… >>

How to Eat a 5-Pound Burger in 30 Minutes or Less
How to Eat a 5-Pound Burger in 30 Minutes or Less

On the popular show Man v. Food, host Adam Richman can handle eating his way through almost… >>

How to Bring Paris to Your Picnic
How to Bring Paris to Your Picnic

After reading about Wendy Weston's growing "European Style" picnic business, I decided I had had… >>

Genius Idea: Picnic Party
Genius Idea: Picnic Party

I don’t have air conditioning in my New York City apartment—which is a perfectly fine way of… >>

Fantastic 4th of July Desserts
Fantastic 4th of July Desserts

To be honest, most of my 4th of July parties involve a lake, a cheap grill, and however many hot… >>

Eating Well with Nora Ephron
Eating Well with Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron, the "writer and filmmaker with a genius for humor," inspired an incredible… >>

Eating Vegan Is Easy When Dessert Is This Amazing
Eating Vegan Is Easy When Dessert Is This Amazing

File under: Yes, Please. This mouthwatering recipe from a new book, Vegan Secret Supper by… >>

Eater's Digest: Instant, Magic Ice Cream Recipe
Eater’s Digest: Instant, Magic Ice Cream Recipe

Confession: Last summer I ate my weight in this simple “ice cream”, inspired by my friend Gena… >>

Easy Gardening: Grow Mushrooms at Work
Easy Gardening: Grow Mushrooms at Work

I've painstakingly nurtured windowsill basil plants, and shooed ambitious animals out of past… >>

Dessert Meets Grill
Dessert Meets Grill

Summer is now in full swing, and the Fourth of July is right around the corner. That means one very… >>

Dig in: A Satisfying History of American Food
Dig in: A Satisfying History of American Food

Just in time for our nation's most foodie holiday, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American… >>

Delicious Reads: The Best Cookbooks of 2012
Delicious Reads: The Best Cookbooks of 2012

Year-end lists make great gift guides, and I'm partial to the cookbook roundups that feature the… >>

Dad's Advice: Food with Family
Dad’s Advice: Food with Family

Of the many articles that pay homage to dads of the world, I particularly enjoyed this recent… >>