What happens when Betty Goes Vegan? Pull out the Aqua Net and your best pair of Silver Lake stilettos. Brooklyn-based authors Annie and Dan Shannon are serving up vegan bacon cheeseburger hash, Greek sliders (with vegan ground beef), "faux cassoulet" (beans, vegan beef broth, Tofurky sausages), spin ... More >>
Today Julia Child would have turned 100 years old, a centennial that has generated a country-wide celebration. All over America, in newspaper food sections and bookstores, in restaurants and on the radio, we're toasting Child's birthday. (Check out Google's homepage! Take the PBS Julia Quiz!) And in ... More >>
Bon Appetit: 10 foods that possess aphrodisiac qualities and can (theoretically) improve your sexual health.
MSNBC Bites: Rainbow Oreo graphic celebrating LGBT pride month sparks advertising controversy.
Eatocracy: Remembering Nora Ephron through her film Julie & Julia, as well as Ephron's other ... More >>
"Remember Julie & Julia? This is like that but with more Sammy Hagar." That's the tagline for the brilliant blog, Gwynedd & Guy, in which one woman, writer Gwynedd Stuart, attempts to cook her way though Guy Fieri's cookbook Guy Fieri Food: Cookin' it. Livin' it. Lovin' it.
Andrew Schwartz/HBOKate Winslet in Mildred Pierce
Just like James M. Cain's 1941 novel Mildred Pierce and the Oscar-winning 1945 feature film based on the book, HBO's Mildred Pierce, a five-part mini-series which starts on March 27th, (and which hews more closely to Cain's book than the post- ... More >>
John Christenson/MovieRecipes.netRomain Vetter, with foodYou might live in this town because you work in the film industry. Or because you moved here from Topeka to get into it (sorry). Or you might just live here in spite of the vast machinery of the film business. Regardless, we have a spec ... More >>
Barbara FairchildBarbara Fairchild has had a busy year, which is something of a vast understatement. She's in the process of leaving Bon Appétit, the magazine she'd been with for 32 years, has just come out with another cookbook, is developing a website and has just joined Twitter.
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Kramer/APAndrew Cuomo and Sandra Lee
As most of you probably know, New York State Attorney Andrew Cuomo is running for Governor of New York. But according to the New York Daily News, his biggest supporter may well be his girlfriend, Sandra Lee of Semi-Homemade Cooking. The L.A. native is some ... More >>
Geoff NicholsonPortrait of the writer with a dead gooseWhen asked about Volkswagens -- the subject of a trilogy of his novels -- writer Geoff Nicholson says "Well, I just kind of like 'em is all."
Nicholson mainly writes novels, but he's got a blog about walking, an addendum to his book abo ... More >>
Whether it's a chef's memoir or a novel set in the kitchen, books that center around food have conjured up cravings, inspired us at the stove and opened us up to new adventures in dining. This is a list of our favorites: some fiction, some exposé, some popular, some obscure, but all in celebration ... More >>