Post Tagged with: "FOOD"

LIVES

Looking for Laurie

Looking for Laurie

Home for the holidays: a daughter’s tribute to her mother, Laurie Colwin, the writer whose graceful observations of food and family made her an icon.

Posted by × November 26, 2014 ×

GUEST BOOKS

Stephan Eirik Clark

Stephan Eirik Clark

Delicious food stories from the author of Sweetness #9.

Posted by × September 2, 2014 ×

LONG LIST

The Third Plate

The Third Plate

Hungry for something new? Renowned chef Dan Barber’s radical ideas challenge our approaches to environmental sustainability, flavor, farming, and jamón ibérico, the coveted Spanish king of hams.

Posted by × May 21, 2014 ×

IN THE MARGIN

Culinary Charmers of 2013

Culinary Charmers of 2013

Critic and ardent home cook Heller McAlpin recommends new cookbooks whose winning voices and visual delights are just as beguiling as the dishes they highlight.

Posted by × December 12, 2013 ×

REVIEWS & ESSAYS

Cow Country

Cow Country

Two new books chart the journey of meat and dairy from farm to table.

Posted by × December 2, 2013 ×

LONG LIST

Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure

Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure

Samara Kawash’s food history is more than a sweet indulgence: this deep inquiry into the industry of sugary snacks proves a satisfying delight and sharp-toothed study of confection’s history and science.

Posted by × December 2, 2013 ×

LONG LIST

Provence, 1970

Provence, 1970

Subtitled “M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste”, Luke Barr’s colorful recreation of a vital moment zeroes in on the outsized personalities and revolutionary culinary predilections that would forever alter the American way of cooking and dining.

Posted by × November 14, 2013 ×

REVIEWS & ESSAYS

Le Pigeon: Cooking at the Dirty Bird

Le Pigeon: Cooking at the Dirty Bird

By GABRIEL RUCKER and MEREDITH ERICKSON, with LAURENT & ANDREW FORTGANG

The recipes and wisdom of an exceptionally unusual eatery.

Posted by × October 2, 2013 ×

REVIEWS & ESSAYS

The Telling Room

The Telling Room

By MICHAEL PATERNITI

The quest to re-create a  fabled recipie takes a cheesemaker on a journey of triumph, defeat, and reconnection with the past.

Posted by × August 23, 2013 ×

INTERVIEWS

Kate Christensen: You Can’t Hide When You’re Writing about Food

Kate Christensen: You Can’t Hide When You’re Writing about Food

Kate Christensen on her new memoir Blue Plate Special and the ability of food to invoke a banquet of memories.

Posted by × July 15, 2013 ×

LONG LIST

A History of Food in 100 Recipes

A History of Food in 100 Recipes

From an ancient Egyptian bread recipe written in hieroglyphs to the world’s first cupcake, William Sitwell profiles the pivotal foods which have nourished societies and forged civilizations.

Posted by × July 10, 2013 ×

REVIEWS & ESSAYS

Steal the Menu

Steal the Menu

By RAYMOND SOKOLOV

A legendary food writer, devoured by memory.

Posted by × May 30, 2013 ×

LONG LIST

Cooked

Cooked

The effects of fire, water, air, and earth upon what we eat are the subject of Michael Pollan’s toothsome inquiry into the history of modern food.

Posted by × May 2, 2013 ×

REVIEWS & ESSAYS

Consider the Fork

Consider the Fork

By BEE WILSON

The ways in which kitchen tools and techniques affect what and how we eat.

Posted by × November 30, 2012 ×

LONG LIST

Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well

Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well

Former New York Times food critic Sam Sifton comes to the overburdened holiday chef’s rescue. Download it now and reap the rewards next week.

Posted by × November 14, 2012 ×