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Mike Huckabee Turned My Girlfriend into a Sex Maniac

John Blumenthal | Posted 03.31.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

When my girlfriend, Myra, took birth control pills she was rarely in the mood for sex. At first, whenever the prospect of intercourse... ahem... arose...

The Good Book And The Cookbook: A Recipe For Keeping The Bible Fresh

Christina Pesoli | Posted 02.04.2013 | Religion
Christina Pesoli

Refusing to update either of these texts with information we learn along the way damns them to obsolescence. But keeping them current offers them new life and enables them to continue to inspire us by connecting us with our past, present and future.

Books for the Intellectual Foodie

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 09.30.2012 | Books
Nick Kolakowski

Any intellectual seeking to build a balanced larder of knowledge would do well to embrace their inner Roman emperor, and familiarize themselves with food and the art of cooking -- even if their own culinary attempts go up in smoke a disconcerting amount of the time.

9 Famous Books You Won't Believe Were Self-Published

Amy Edelman | Posted 12.04.2011 | Books
Amy Edelman

Indie (aka self) publishing is hardly a new phenomena. And contrary to some, it is not code word for "not good enough."

Curry Chicken from Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

We never ate Indian food when I was a kid, except for this recipe. I am pretty sure my mother got it out of The Joy of Cooking. I've altered it a tiny...

3 Luxury Kitchen Items Worth Loving (PHOTOS, RECIPES)

Pascale Boucicaut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pascale Boucicaut

After negotiating with my bank account and my own limited counter space, I compiled a list of tools that would enhance my kitchen capabilities.

Food For Thought

June Sarpong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
June Sarpong

Welcome to my regular update of my food for thought session where I prepare and share a meal with the great and the good in political circles garnishe...

Home Cooking R.I.P.

Joanne Wallenstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanne Wallenstein

It's been a tough month for cooks. First I learned that Sheila Lukins, beloved creator of The Silver Palate, had died. Then I learned that Conde Nast was folding Gourmet.

7 Great Cookbooks For Thanksgiving

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Still don't know what exactly you're cooking this Thanksgiving? Luckily, there are many excellent cookbooks out there that can help you plan your feas...

What to Serve on a Mooseburger

Chris Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chris Hall

I want to know how to make those mooseburgers, and, more to the point, what to put on them once they're ready to serve to your hungry brood.

Inheriting Your Mother's Joy | Laraine Newman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

I have a 1932 copy of The Joy of Cooking that's being held together at the spine with duct tape. The book, like so many things my mother gave me or tr...