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a culinary commute

How the sights, sounds, and smells of NYC—over the course of my daily 40-minute walk home from work—inspire dinnertime decisions.

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why we’re all going crazy over bitter greens—and have been since forever

Musings on the circuitous nature of trends… plus cooking tips, flavor pairings, and recipe suggestions.

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the Italian narrative Hollywood loves may very well never change, but I can

Why I feel compelled for the first time to talk about this part of my identity.

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a taste of London

Clean eating is dominating London’s culinary zeitgeist more than ever before, with these eight notable spots at the helm. 

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Travel

a taste of Puglia

While hoards of tourists flock to Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast every year, Puglia has managed to retain a quintessential Italian flair — not to mention a cuisine boldly celebrating the freshest flavors of the Mediterranean.

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from counterculture to contemporary American cuisine in Jonathan Kauffman’s “Hippie Food” 

A poignant look at how the revolutionary “hippie” food of the 1960s and 70s — from sprouted whole grains and legumes to organic produce, soy, and macrobiotics — evolved into what we eat today.  

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how to make oat milk (+muesli to go with it, too)

An ode to the most meta breakfast you’ll ever eat.

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4 indispensable cooking lessons from Julia Child’s “My Life in France”

If it’s possible for words to nourish you, Julia Child’s do just that.

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why I decided to give up Instagram for lent

“I’m a food writer, and I want to give up Instagram for 40 whole days” — said no one, ever. And yet, here I am.

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blueberry spelt scones with rosemary and lemon

Pops of juicy blueberries meet fragrant rosemary, tangy citrus, and sweet honey for a less indulgent but equally as delicious scone.