Food & Drink

old fashioned

Old fashioned values

November 30, 2020 1:22 pm

Life lessons on ice

braised lamb shanks

Braised lamb shanks: a flavorsome one-pot

November 30, 2020 11:43 am

Braising should render the meat or vegetables extremely tender


Thanksgiving with my illegally large family

November 25, 2020 8:34 am

Between my two parents and seven siblings, we’ve already maxed out the 10-person limit

christmas pudding

Cook like a royal: inside the Queen’s Christmas pudding recipe

November 25, 2020 8:29 am

For all their embracing of modern social media, the royals are traditionalists when it comes to their puddings

Cornflake tart: a retro dish that conjures up British schooldays

November 20, 2020 5:13 pm

Food has the power to evoke nostalgia like almost nothing else


Mixed grain salad with roasted red peppers: the perfect lockdown lunch

November 20, 2020 9:46 am

Mixed grains make a great alternative to plain rice

wine glasses

The ludicrousness of stemmed wine glasses

November 16, 2020 8:28 am

Why does this idiotic item persist?

turkey thanksgiving

Wines of turkey

November 15, 2020 12:59 pm

Some bottles to be thankful for


Porgy and best

November 15, 2020 12:39 pm

How the porgy became my preferred piscine

cornish game hens

Game birds

November 14, 2020 11:37 am

Try Cornish hens for Thanksgiving


What to eat at Diwali

November 11, 2020 4:56 pm

COVID has already put paid to regular celebrations


Homemade honeycomb is the perfect lockdown pick-me-up

November 6, 2020 2:06 pm

Making honeycomb has always felt to me like one of the purest forms of kitchen magic


Chicken forestière: a simple yet sophisticated stew

November 6, 2020 1:13 pm

It’s a simple dish, but one that punches above its weight

red wine

The joy of red wine

November 5, 2020 4:56 pm

Pretty much overnight, I have developed a taste for it — and life has become easier


From Ceviche to Causa: a guide to Peruvian food

October 29, 2020 3:39 pm

Different versions of Ceviche bring in toasted corn and sweet potato

good wine

How to spot good French wine

October 29, 2020 2:42 pm

Look at the color in the glass


In the soup

October 14, 2020 1:48 pm

An appreciation of cuisine’s kindest course


Ports for any storm

October 13, 2020 3:29 pm

A winery is fortifying New York


Yelp’s anti-racist social credit nightmare

October 12, 2020 12:54 pm

The company’s ‘Business Accused of Racist Behavior’ tag is straight out of the CCP playbook

drink alcohol

Don’t listen to the health fascists — drink up

October 12, 2020 11:55 am

If alcohol can be part of a healthy lifestyle, it is difficult to demonize


Dearborn beloved

September 29, 2020 11:02 am

A pilgrimage to a people’s pantry

jamie oliver

Why is Jamie Oliver so against freedom of choice?

September 28, 2020 3:08 pm

Though the US has different standards on food production from the EU, there is no convincing evidence that they are worse


A leaf from Verdi’s book

September 9, 2020 3:20 pm

Can radicchio take root in the Pacific Northwest?

pita shack

Pita Shack flashback

September 6, 2020 11:56 am

The bloody horrors that have waylaid Iraq since the 2003 invasion obliterate thoughts of its glorious past

jason peters

Jason Peters writes to entertain his friends and exasperate his enemies

September 5, 2020 11:43 am

No one who eats food or laughs at jokes should be without his new book