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This is a story about a best friend, a birthday milestone, and vegetables with hummus.

We met working at MTV where our execs loved to stress its casual atmosphere. The dress code according President Tom Freston was no full frontal nudity (funny right?) or the higher up the food chain you … Read More

While waiting at the car wash, I bought a few cookbooks. It only makes sense that the car wash sells coffee table books about midcentury architecture andlemongrass mood candles along with Little Trees car fresheners, f-bomb birthday cards, and Mallo cups. One car wash in town even has … Read More

What to do with the bounty of vivid, fresh spring produce,a smidgeon of dairy, some crunchy sea salt, perhaps prosciutto garnish? There’s an app for that. And a story.

For most of us, weekday pancakes aren’t an option. If we were even to go out on a breakfast service limb and prepare any maple-syrupped item, it would be a freezer-to-toaster venture or a box mix + tap water recipe. There’s no big miracle here except that the ingredients … Read More

Most of our favorite condiments rely on vinegar – ketchup, pickles, mustard, barbecue sauce, salad dressings. Vinegar’s hit of pungent acidity provides a bitter/salt flavor combo that gets us to really notice the food it presents – like a ringmaster for the greatest bite on earth. Every cool chef in … Read More

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