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Sitting In Bars With Cake: 1 Year Later, A Book Deal and a Boyfriend

Audrey Shulman | Posted 01.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Audrey Shulman

In 2013, I took 50 cakes to bars around Los Angeles in hopes of baiting a boyfriend. It seemed like a practical plan: bake cakes, take them to bars, a nice guy would surface, and we'd move in together after a tastefully long courtship.

The WineFashionista Guide to the Best Wine Holiday Gifts

Mary Orlin | Posted 12.19.2014 | Style
Mary Orlin

I've been looking all year for the coolest, most unique - and yes, stylish presents for you to give -- and a few you might want to keep for yourself!

More Holiday Books 2014

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.09.2014 | Books
Rozanne Gold

In addition to their more obvious purpose, cookbooks are great sources of inspiration and bedtime reading. They are often the gifts we don't give ourselves but, like a good box of chocolates, we're thrilled to be the recipient. Happy Holidays!

Nigella Lawson Talks About 'The Taste', 'Modern Family' and Beer Pong

Ali Rosen | Posted 12.04.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Nigella Lawson is a renowned cookbook author and television host, but who knew she was great at beer pong?

Two Great Cookbooks for Hanukkah 2014

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.01.2014 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

My private cookbook collection can't compare to that of many of my colleagues -- my 500 or so seem paltry next to collections in the thousands. But at this stage of life, I carefully curate the books I want around forever.

Scared of Baking? These Apple Squares Are Impossible to Mess Up

Ali Rosen | Posted 12.30.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

The idea of baking can sometimes make even the most experienced cooks skeptical. Memories of fallen soufflés, burnt cookies or dry cake can stop you from even attempting. But we have a recipe that is as easy as, well, pie!

An Interview With Food-Obsessed Stanley Tucci

Steven Raichlen | Posted 12.17.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

The actor wooed the new love of his life (now his wife) by spit-roasting a twenty-six pound suckling pig for her.

Ottolenghi's New Book 'Plenty More' Was Worth The Wait

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.17.2014 | Taste

We have a few beautiful recipes as proof.

My Interview With Strange Food Wildman Andrew Zimmern

Steven Raichlen | Posted 11.26.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

He has great advice on grilling and cooking, so listen up.

10 Positively Delicious Food Books

Jennifer Cognard-Black | Posted 11.02.2014 | Books
Jennifer Cognard-Black


Olives, Lemons & Za'atar

Rozanne Gold | Posted 08.16.2014 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Born into a food-obsessed Palestinian family, Rawia grew up eating food that has recently become trendy currency: the flavors and spirit of the Arabic kitchen found along the Eastern Mediterranean and in Israel, or Palestine, depending on your point of view.

Anne Burrell Talks Books, Worst Cooks And Giada's Best Features

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.12.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

We thought it was time the tables were turned on the chef and author of Own Your Kitchen.

5 Delicious Foods You Can Find In Your Own Backyard (NEW BOOK)

Ava Chin | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
Ava Chin

Why weed out what's naturally tasty and nutritious? Healthy, edible plants are flourishing across the country -- and potentially even in your own backyard. So toss those fussy herbicides and dig in. Foraging for your own food proves that the best things in life really are free.

Bowls of Love: An Interview With Author and Health Coach Ali Rakowski

A.J. Walkley | Posted 07.02.2014 | Home
A.J. Walkley

Feeding the people in my life is always a celebration, a promotion of good health, a gesture of appreciation and generosity and most importantly a gateway to conversation.

Review: My Paris Kitchen

Anne Maxfield | Posted 04.08.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

The Accidental Locavore has long been a fan of David Lebowitz. If you're not familiar with him, David is an American chef and food writer living in Pa...

The Chew's Carla Hall Is Redefining Comfort Food

Ali Rosen | Posted 05.31.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

When it comes to comfort food, Hall likes to widen the definition beyond just her favorite Southern classics.

The Best, Most-Useful Cookbooks Of All Time

Julie R. Thomson | Posted 03.11.2014 | Taste

These are the books that you'll actually cook from.

The 12 Weirdest, Most Surprising Places To Find Recipes

Bon Appetit | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Here are 12 recipes you just may come across somewhere you wouldn't expect.

Reading Cookbooks

Anne Maxfield | Posted 03.11.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

Is there anyone who reads a cookbook in its entirety?

"Breakfast at Zezima's"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Beer: It's not just for breakfast anymore. But the greatest beverage in the history of mankind, which guys often use to hook up with ...

Share, the Cookbook You Must Share

Mary Orlin | Posted 02.09.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

"This is a book about humanity and eating and families and sharing and caring and generosity," says Jesse Ziff Cool, a well-known restauranteur and...

You Don't Have to Be a Rocket Scientist to Cook a Turkey, But It Helps.

Jan McGirk | Posted 01.26.2014 | Taste
Jan McGirk

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to cook a feast, but surely it helps.

Book Review: Superfood Smoothies

Rachel Newcomb | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel Newcomb

In addition to using common ingredients like fruits and vegetables or almond butter and flaxseed, Superfood Smoothies also focuses on exotic superfoods, many of which will be new to readers.

An Interview With Deborah Madison: Vegetable Literacy

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 06.11.2013 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

Veteran food author Deborah Madison's new cookbook Vegetable Literacy draws inspiration for its recipes directly from the garden.

Peek Into This Health Activist's Fridge

Kris Carr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Kris Carr

This week, I'm opening my doors in order to give you an in-depth look at my plant-happy haul. Whether you're reaching for one of your favorite cookbooks or just winging it, do your best to keep a well-stocked arsenal of healthy ingredients at your disposal.