Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Tasting Wanderlust

Cookbooks and candy, spices and snacks, booze and breads that take you on a trip

Whether or not you know your way around a kitchen, it can be easy to unlock the room’s potential as a portal to another place or time. We aren’t traveling right now, but our palates can and it’s a safe and satisfying way to explore the world. Taste and scent provoke memory, so a sip of a local hot chocolate might call to mind a …

Holiday Gift Guides 2020: $25 and Under

Affordable ideas that don't sacrifice on style, function or appeal

Every December gets expensive. Though we may not be traveling for the holidays or bringing host gifts to countless parties in 2020, there are very few individuals who haven’t been adversely affected financially over the past year. Each holiday season, we aim to provide readers with more affordable gift options that don’t sacrifice on style, function or appeal. Whether you’re buying for family or friends, romantic interests, kids …

Five Thoughtful, New Vegetarian + Vegan Cookbooks

Filling and flavorful dishes that are better for the planet and for humans

Food lovers from professional chefs to aspiring cooks and eating enthusiasts know that vegetarian and vegan dishes can be just as flavorful, satisfying and vibrant as those that incorporate meat—oftentimes even more so. And there are positive consequences for the environment and our bodies when reducing our collective consumption of animal products. But even for accomplished home cooks, a little inspiration from experts goes a …