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Q & A With Carolyn Steel, Author of Hungry City

James Beard Foundation | Posted 12.21.2013 | Taste
James Beard Foundation

"Our brains have not evolved since Paleolithic times, when food was scarce and our ancestors had to eat as much as they could when food was plentiful in order to survive. We have Paleolithic appetites in a land awash with fat and sugar -- this is a recipe for disaster."

This Is Why Coca-Cola Is So Addictive

Michael Moss | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Moss

In creating products that will sell consistently, food manufacturers learned to walk a line between the extremes of an exciting first bite or sip and the utterly familiar. More than any other product, Coke had mastered this balancing act.

Famished or Full? How Exercise Affects Hunger

Posted 06.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Laura Schwecherl News Flash: Exercise burns calories. And while running off that breakfast burrito will probably spark an appetite in some, not ...

Putting The "Chill" Back In Chili

Katie Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Lee

When I was growing up, Sunday dinners were somewhat of a ritual around our house. My grandmother had comfort down to a science. Formalities were now...

Recipes For An Anti-Super Bowl Party

Katie Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Lee

Sports have never been my thing. I've never been a fan of any teams or cared to go to games. When I was in college, I attended a couple of sporting ...

Big Business Gets Fat On Renewable Appetites

John Selby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Selby

Human beings often confuse appetites, and substitute one craving for another. Rather than responding to the desire to move more, we often substitute eating more, or napping.

Double-Duty Dinner Parties

Katie Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Lee

With so many friends I like to entertain, it might seem logical to space out my dinner party schedule. In reality, I've found it's easier to take a d...

Eating My Way Around Mexico

Katie Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Lee

This year, I want to go back to tradition and recreate the Christmas dinners of my past.

The Best Eats For Homebodies

Katie Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Lee

Ok. I know this is supposed to be a column about entertaining, but to be perfectly honest, having a party is the last thing I feel like doing right no...

My Favorite French Recipes

Katie Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Lee

The architectural splendor of "la belle époque," the ostentatious grandeur of the royal palaces, the celebration of the arts in countless museums, an...

Eating Across The Super Tuesday States | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Oklahoma, OK! by Max Bernstein Every year, my elementary school had the 6th Grade Play, in which the ENTIRE 6th grade puts on a musical. In 1991, ...

Recipe: Peace and Freedom Impeach George Bush Chicken | Carol Caldwell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Cole slaw is the side dish of the South, one; and mayonnaise is the glue that holds my people together. If we neglect to ingest something with mayonn...

How Foodies Do It On Halloween

The New York Times | JULIA MOSKIN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

IT'S unseemly to play foodie on Halloween, a day devoted to candy in all its sweet, sour, gummy, fizzy, sticky, chocolaty, crunchy and infinitely nutt...