This is me trying to have a nice Monday morning: I left the 100-year-old portal to hell radiator off last night so I didn't turn into jerky overnight, woke up smothering my cat for her meager warmth because it was so cold and rainy. Got to the bottom of four flights of stairs, then went back up for my umbrella, which I discovered to be broken. Such is life. Then my lunch leaked on my laptop and I was sad. But being sad isn't productive. Listing leakproof lunches is.
With apple hand pies and smoked bologna sandwiches
Dec 9, 2013 10:00 am
Southern food enthusiasts, chefs and literary luminaries gathered in Nashville on Sunday afternoon to celebrate the life of John Egerton, noted author on topics ranging from civil rights to Southern culture and cuisine. Pie was served at the conclusion.
When we awoke on Saturday morning I did not expect to be greeted by a Gina DePalma Twitter speech about the concept of passion (and let it be clear, this is no “rant”). But there it was and it was pretty great.
What's not to love about a waffle? It has a pocket. For syrup. Which other food has that claim to fame? None of them, so we're dedicating Sunday brunch to the mighty waffle. Check out 10 stories, recipes and other general suggestive material that might make you run for the waffle iron (or at least toaster) before you can even think about fried eggs. But in case you're in the mood for fried eggs, there are waffles for that, too.
Stuck inside with the cold weather blues? Us too, so we're taking it out on our fridges and pantries by trying out our favorite kitchen tricks suited for winter. There's plenty of tailgating food, holiday party booze and cookies to be tweaked, repurposed, frozen, you name it, we've got a hack. Need a more time-consuming project? We can help with that, too.
It's holiday travel season, and if you're not blowing your bonus on a culinary trip to Turkey, hit the American south, Cajun country in particular. Getting ahead on your gift-buying? Good for you! Check out our guides to the gear your food and drink-loving friends really want. Like an olive oil-roller for perfectly gilded bread. Or a great waffle iron, so leftover stuffing never has to go unwaffled again. Check out this week's most popular stories.
After all that Thanksgiving recipe coverage, we're ready to hit the kitchen for some good old-fashioned fall-to-winter food. We love adding new latkes to our Hanukkah repertoires, and seasonal spaghetti squash really does the trick. Roast a hearty, spiced-up Spanish roast chicken and make an easy caramelized apple tarte tatin for dessert. Master dashi stock and make delicious, warming Japanese dishes all season long.
Here at Food Republic we have lots of love for condiments, be it the store-bought variety or those made all D.I.Y. style. Our Associate Editor and lunch columnist Jess Kapadia is particularly fond of the mayonnaises and pepper sauces of the world. With this in mind, we decided to round up a number of our favorite stories and recipes.