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Why the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen is Actually Classic

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 06.27.2016 | Travel
Robert Rosenthal

There are fine food festivals the world over these days. There's only one in Aspen. The Food & Wine Classic is inextricably linked to this glorious town, to the betterment of both. This is synergy at work.

The Real Pros And Cons Of Travel Cruises

Judith Newton | Posted 06.06.2016 | Fifty
Judith Newton

When previous trips have left you sick of packing and unpacking luggage, of dragging large bags over cobblestones, and of carrying them up staircases that never end, cruises can look good. Suitcase weariness was why I decided to try another cruise this spring.

Claudine Pépin Makes French Cooking Fun for Kids, Families

Cristy Bertini | Posted 03.16.2016 | Taste
Cristy Bertini

When Claudine Pépin was approached to write a book to inspire children to cook, she turned to the best local ingredients she could find: her family.

In Praise of Pepín: France's Second Greatest Gift to America

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 12.17.2015 | Style
Robert Rosenthal

Make no mistake: Jacques Pepín is the single greatest cooking instructor in the history of food television.

The New American Kitchen Podcast: Jacques Pepin Has Both "Heart and Soul in the Kitchen"

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 11.06.2015 | Taste
Gary Villablanca Duff

Jacques Pepin is one of the world's greatest chefs and his latest book, Heart and Soul in the Kitchen, is filled with personal anecdotes and stories f...

Jacques Pépin Talks Burgers, Discipline and His Newest Book

Ali Rosen | Posted 10.01.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Jacques Pépin is one of the most influential chefs of our time, with long-running shows on PBS as well as a slew of cookbooks. But next week his newest book emerges with a more personal side than even a chef like Pépin has yet to show.

15 Coastal Connecticut Curiosities: Kate Hepburn, African-American Firsts, Art History and One Scandalous Hotel Among Other Things You Probably Didn't Know About This Quiet State

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 04.15.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

She was Annie Hall without the neurosis. She wore pants! She was beautiful, witty, gregarious, and a clever verbal sparring partner with each of her leading men.

Meatless Monday: Hey, Thanks (I'm Talking to YOU)

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.24.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Still, conjuring what you're grateful for is always worth doing, not just for the sake of going out into the day with a stupid-ass grin on your face, but because giving thanks is good for us.

Chefs' Movie Doppelgangers: Famous Chefs At The James Beard Awards

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

At this year's awards we decided to ask our favorite chefs who would play them in a movie version of their life.

Meatless Monday: Hey, Thanks (I'm Talking to YOU)

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Lose the feeding frenzy aspect (please), and Thanksgiving is about creating celebration, togetherness, a sense that everything's going to be all right.

Meatless Monday: GMOs -- A Frankenstein for Our Time

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.29.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Meanwhile, eat defensively. Connect with organic produce, connect with whole food. Doing so connects us with our own humanity -- the magical spark Frankenstein and his monster dearly needed. We need it, too.

My Tangential Connections to Julia Child, Who Would Have Been 100 Today

Lea Lane | Posted 10.15.2012 | Home
Lea Lane

Julia Child would have been 100 today. That anniversary reminded me of how huge a role Julia Child played for those of us who learned to cook in the 1960s and 70s.

Julia Child's Most Memorable TV Moments

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

On August 15, what would have been Julia Child's 100th birthday, we celebrate a woman who did so much to change the culinary landscape of America. She...

PBS Reveals Celebration Plans For Julia Child's 100th Birthday

Posted 07.13.2012 | Home

August 15, 2012 would have been Julia Child's 100th birthday. To celebrate, PBS is giving us all the Julia we can get, starting August 5th. PBS wa...

Why We Love Julia Child, The Champion Of French Cooking

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Chefs We Love is a Valentine's Day tribute to those who have done great work in the culinary world -- to those who inspire us to not only eat well, bu...

Do You Know What Foods Your Favorite Chef Hates?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Chefs usually aren't picky eaters, which makes sense if you think about it: a cook who dislikes eating most foods is like a mechanic who doesn't like ...

Jacques Pepin Concerned About The Next Generation Of Chefs

AP/The Huffington Post | By J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home

(Associated Press) NEW YORK -- What price fame? Perhaps a raw deal on your meal, says Jacques Pepin. The longtime dean of French cooking in the U.S...

Sparks From the Culinary Edge

Danika Boyle | Posted 08.14.2011 | Home
Danika Boyle

Farming, gathering, gardening, cooking, serving -- these essential practices have always been at the core of our private lives, and now more then ever, they are at the public hub of our conversations on how we live.

Cruising the Mediterranean: A Speed Date on Oceania Marina

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 07.31.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Spending a week in Barcelona prior to our departure was like eating dessert first. We fell in love with the city's Catalan cuisine and culture, its unique neighborhoods, and modernist architecture.

Class Warfare: Ruth Reichl vs. Rachel Ray

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Condé Nast, which sells its advertising based on the size and demographics of its subscribers, decided to go with mass instead of class, and closed Gourmet down.

Julia (and Other Famed Cooks) and Moi

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

I was privileged eventually to meet Julia Child (see below) and the following legendary cooking writers who each connected with each other, and for a bit, with me.

On the Absurdity of Turning Vegetables

Sophie Brickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sophie Brickman

The real purpose of teaching how to turn vegetables is to put culinary students through hell.