Category: New & Now

What Are Your Favorite Cookbooks of All Time?

Ask any home cook what the best cookbook of all time is, and you'll probably get an excited—and exasperated—response. Where does one even begin? It's an entirely unscientific, exceedingly subjective question with a thousand and one right answers. It's......

10 Surprising Grocery Staples Our Senior Editor Will Only Buy Online

Allow me to start off by saying how much I love grocery shopping: sniffing my own lemons, hand-picking my own avocados, and asking Jeffrey my butcher for this ribeye and not that one. But doing so in New York City—and because I have to shop for food ne......

Watching These Thai Cooking Videos Is the Only Way I Can Get to Sleep

Home is the place we feel the most like ourselves—where we kick off our shoes, share our meals, and make memories. We’re taking our love for all things home and bringing it to Instagram. Follow along at Home52 and make yourselves—well, you know. Lik......

We Tried 17 Dark Chocolate Brands to Find Our Snack Soulmate

Managing editor Brinda Ayer and I share a filing cabinet, which is to say, we share snacks: crackers, halva, popcorn, and, most importantly, dark chocolate. There are few things—coffee included—more reliable to pull me out of a 2 p.m. slump. So, in th......

Is the Meat of the Future Grown in a Lab? This Startup Thinks So.

The Fate of Food by Amanda Little is one of the most eye-opening books we've read in years. An award-winning journalist and professor at Vanderbilt University, Little spent three years traveling across the United States—and all over the world—chasing a......

The 5 Best Substitutes for Evaporated Milk

It’s a classic recipe blunder: You’ve assembled your mise en place, preheated the oven, even carefully buttered and floured the pan. Then, you see it: “1 cup evaporated milk.” It was right there in the ingredients list the whole time, of course, but y......

12 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts That’ll Arrive Just in Time

After a January that seemed like it would never end, February has somehow managed to sneak up on us. So, too, has the month’s signature holiday of love. If you’re like us and feel totally blindsided by the sudden and unexpected arrival of the occasion,......

The Viral Croissant-Making Video We Can’t Stop Watching

Get this: A croissant takes 30 hours to make. Not 4 hours (the running time of the 2018 Oscars ceremony), not 12 hours (a flight from London to Singapore), not even 24 hours (the duration of a day for Monica Aldama, the star of Netflix’s Cheer and the ......