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Meatless Monday: Columbus Discovers The Living Planet

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.13.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Today is Columbus Day, when we mark the date when Christopher Columbus came to America. He did not "discover" it, he got it wrong -- he thought he was...

The Pasta Dish That Made My Entire Family Feel Better

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 04.08.2014 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

My 13-year old and I were both home sick. He wasn't so sick he couldn't watch TV and talk about doing his homework, and I wasn't so sick, I couldn't check my email, but we were both stuffed-up and lethargic, or as my SAT-studying-17-year old might say, overcome with lassitude.

Provence, 1970: a Review

Anne Maxfield | Posted 02.15.2014 | Books
Anne Maxfield

On the surface, Provence, 1970 would look to be the perfect read for the Accidental Locavore. It's about one of my favorite places, the South of Franc...

Read Your Way to a Food and Wine Destination

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 06.29.2013 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

Despite the easy access of information on the web, we are still fans of paper and longer form narrative, and turn to books for inspiration in travel.

Want a Great Meal? Try One of These 3 Combinations for 'Perfection'

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I love the fact that M.F.K. Fisher, author of The Art of Eating, sings the praises of eating alone on a couch. Am I the only one who loves that kind of meal? I like eating alone on a hill side, too, but that's a bit harder to pull off.

Thank Goodness the Holidays Are Over!!!

Tom Alderman | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Tom Alderman

Just what is a happy family? Do you know what one actually looks like? Seems to be the whole concept is up for interpretation.

An Everlasting Meal: Cooking With Economy and Grace

Monica Strawbridge | Posted 03.06.2012 | Miami
Monica Strawbridge

An Everlasting Meal is less a cookbook with page after page of recipes, and more a book full of the author's thoughts about her favorite ways to feed, and even spiritually nourish, people with great food.

Cooking by the Book

Michael Laiskonis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Laiskonis

I love books. Skipping the typical route of formal culinary school, I sought a lot of my early education from them. These days, I don't afford mysel...

The Gastronomy of Marriage Author on the Tempestuous Relationship between Love and Food

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Louise McCready Hart

When Rich and I moved in together, I wanted everything to go smoothly, so it freaked me out when food -- what had been our biggest bond -- became our biggest problem.

On Julie & Julia, the Fake Movieland France and My Non-Buttery Menu

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barbara Probst Solomon

This past weekend, I was dumbfounded at the movie vision of a 1948 Paris resplendent with sumptuous food portrayed in Julie & Julia. That year much of Europe was suffering from starvation.