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Rogue’s Chipotle Ale: Beer With a Spicy Kick

I love a good beer, but after a summer of Rolling Rock-fueled barbecues I craved something new… >>

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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… >>

Resolved: Three Delicious Dishes to Make This Year
Resolved: Three Delicious Dishes to Make This Year

Even when you live and breathe food, certain things never seem to make it off of the Pinterest… >>

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… >>

Nifty Chopsticks Tricks
Nifty Chopsticks Tricks

I was enjoying lunch with my colleague Andrea last week when I stopped her mid-sentence: "That. Is… >>

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… >>

National Ice Cream Day: Or, In My Case, (Tw)Ice Cream
National Ice Cream Day: Or, In My Case, (Tw)Ice Cream

There's an ebullient message in my childhood diary, from the summer I was nine: "Today, mom let us… >>

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… >>

My Favorite Brunch Recipe, Ever
My Favorite Brunch Recipe, Ever

I can microwave oatmeal any day, but serve it to company? Never. Searching for something better… >>

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Must See: Really Great Cooking Trick!

Ever struggle to separate the egg yolk from the egg white? It happens to me all the time, whether… >>

Make Mac and Cheese Like Martha
Make Mac and Cheese Like Martha

I stopped by Martha Stewart's test kitchen the other day to check out her new show, "Martha… >>

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Ice Cream: Sweet Reads and Smart Tips

Since fall doesn't officially begin until September 22, I'm savoring these last weeks of summer… >>

Hungry Enough to Eat a Horse?
Hungry Enough to Eat a Horse?

I use a basic spaghetti measure when I don't want to make a full box of spaghetti—how else do I… >>

How to Eat Pumpkin Pie for Breakfast
How to Eat Pumpkin Pie for Breakfast

Oh yes: I had pumpkin pie for breakfast this morning—creamy, rich, pumpkin pie oatmeal, that is… >>

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… >>

Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You
Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You

Now, there's no beef here, Mr. President, because clearly you know your way around a patty (ahem… >>

Healthy Cookbooks for the New Year, New You
Healthy Cookbooks for the New Year, New You

After a few weeks of eating, drinking, and being merry, I'm in the mood for something that's more… >>

Great Holiday Dessert Drinks, Barista-Free
Great Holiday Dessert Drinks, Barista-Free

I'm a fan of K-Cups, the single-serve pods that snap into coffee makers and brew up fast for an… >>

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… >>

Fun New Food Alert!
Fun New Food Alert!

I’m a very good eater—it comes with my food editor job, or so I tell myself. So whenever… >>