Pacific Northwest Cheese

A History

February 25, 2014

They’ve been making canned cheddar at WSU for 77 years.

Soup Night

Recipes for Creating Community Around a Pot of Soup

February 5, 2014

Supper with the neighbors.

What’s a Hostess to Do?

313 Ideas and Inspirations for Effortless Entertaining

November 21, 2013

How to streamline your Thanksgiving stuffing.

An Epidemic of Absence

A New Way of Understanding Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases

October 7, 2013

Antibiotics all around us.

How to Love Wine

A Memoir and a Manifesto

August 1, 2013

Tasting notes are all style and no substance, says the New York Times wine critic.

Homeward Bound

Why Women Are Embracing the New Domesticity

July 15, 2013

The class issues behind “going domestic.”

Pretty Good Number One

An American Family Eats Tokyo

May 28, 2013

Where tea comes many ways.

The Chefs Collaborative Cookbook

Local, Sustainable, Delicious Recipes from America’s Great Chefs

By and
May 2, 2013

Produce labels, explained.

Feeding the Hungry Ghost

Life, Faith, and What to Eat for Dinner

March 8, 2013

What are you hungry for?

The Mindful Carnivore

A Vegetarian’s Hunt for Sustenance

November 16, 2012

Did European colonists hunt here?

Cooking By Hand

The dance of the pear

October 12, 2012

‘To keep a pear in mind as it ripens is to practice cooking in its simplest form,’ writes Paul Bertolli.

Get Your Pitchfork On!

The Real Dirt on Country Living

July 30, 2012

Managing your basil crop, with advice from a former farmer.

French Kids Eat Everything

How Our Family Moved to France, Cured Picky Eating, Banned Snacking, and Discovered 10 Simple Rules for Raising Happy, Healthy Eaters

July 20, 2012

Why choice isn’t everything.

A Different Kind of Luxury

Japanese Lessons in Simple Living and Inner Abundance

May 14, 2012

A farmer’s wisdom.

Making Piece

A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Pie

April 3, 2012

To cope with her grief, Beth Howard turned to pie-baking.

America’s First Cuisines

Exploring the path of early foods

March 21, 2012

A classic work of culinary history explains why certain New World foods found favor in the Old World.

Sear, Sauce, and Serve

Mastering High-Heat, High-Flavor Cooking

February 17, 2012

How to sauté correctly.

Man with a Pan

Culinary Adventures of Fathers Who Cook for Their Families

January 9, 2012

A guy who ran a pie company finally discovers a love of baking.

Let Them Eat Shrimp

The Tragic Disappearance of the Rainforests of the Sea

December 5, 2011

Mangroves in trouble.

Odd Bits

How to Cook the Rest of the Animal

October 18, 2011

A quick lesson on choosing and cooking marrow bones.


At our table sit many authors: cooks, critics, journalists, memoirists, humorists, and more. Join us here for excerpts from their work.

Our Table

Joy of Cooking app

A new tool for the kitchen

The latest in our collection of cooking apps.

Graze: Bites from the Site
First Person

The secret sharer

A father’s legacy

The Culinate Interview

Mollie Katzen

The vegetarian-cooking pioneer


Down South

Barbecue, tamales, cocktails, and more

Local Flavors

A winter romesco sauce

Good on everything

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