By Ashly Moore Sheldon • April 01, 2020
We've all said it when confronted with an unrealized dream—"I only wish I had more time." Well, now you do! Here's your opportunity to do that thing you’ve been putting off. Whether it's honing a new skill, embarking on a self-improvement project, or just taking the time for more fun!
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • January 10, 2020
January is National Soup Month (an obvious choice!) and everyone's always looking for the next great soup recipe, right? So, we decided to help out by recommending five great soup cookbooks. Whether you're looking for a good vegan stew, an exotic new concoction, or just trying to figure out how to put your new Instant Pot to use, we have an option for you.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • October 23, 2019
In case you didn't know, October is LGBT History Month. And it also happens to be vegetarian month. And chili month. And dessert month. And . . . let's just say this time of year has us all thinking about the yummy things we want to cook. As LGBT chefs have been historically underrepresented in the food industry, we decided to highlight a few who are bringing diversity to the kitchen and showing the world that great cooking knows no boundaries.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • September 25, 2019
Can you smell it? Fall is upon us, and with it comes a host of lovely treats. As we bid a fond farewell to summer, let's count the blessings of this new season. Like? Well, to start with, there are pumpkin spice lattes! Read on for more of our fall faves!
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • July 02, 2019
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • June 26, 2019
Food writing has never been more ubiquitous. And we love it! This week we serve up up a bevy of books with culinary themes.
By Beth Clark • March 14, 2019
Celebrate #NationalPiDay with 3.14 pieces of your favorite pie (à la mode, according to our recent poll), 3.14 slices of your favorite pizza (pie), 3.14 chapters of The Life of Pi, or by seeing how many decimal digits of Pi (π) you can memorize and say aloud. (FYI, there are over a trillion, so hydrate first.)
By Beth Clark • January 25, 2019
Hot Chocolate is the global go-to after playing in the snow, après-ski (plus peppermint schnapps, of course), or when you're snowed in, so here are some pro tips on making your own hot cocoa, along with some other ways to warm your body and soul in the chilly depths of winter.
By Beth Clark • January 15, 2019
When diets developed for certain populations or conditions go viral and become fads overnight, unintended chaos can ensue and create challenging fallout for the originally intended group. It can feel like suddenly being surrounded by decoys and finding yourself in a bad TV game show called "Will the Real Celiac Please Stand Up?" We zeroed in on a few 'fad' diets that are actually lifestyles, including gluten-free, vegan, and keto, and came up with some interesting pros, cons, and effects of their mainstream surge in popularity. (And found some excellent guides, cookbooks, and other resources a lot of you will want to put in your carts!)
By Beth Clark • December 27, 2018
Are you curious what people around the world are reading? Us too! So we decided to find out. Compiling the literary faves of 7 billion people is challenging, but we succeeded, and it's cool to see how united we are by what we're reading, in spite of our different cultures and languages. Think you can guess the world's #1 book? Keep reading to find out!