How a 56-Year-Old Chronically Ill Cookbook Writer Eats on $128K in San Diego, CA
Because of her illness, she’s mostly housebound and can’t dine out. She and her husband live on a single income.
How a 30-Year-Old Resident Physician Eats on $65K in Philadelphia
And how she snacks and meal preps between busy hospital rounds and lectures.
How a 55-Year-Old Mom and Retired Chef Feeds Four on $150K in Lake Geneva, WI
They’re on a single income in a resort town, and her husband likes to pretend he’s keto.
How a 25-Year-Old Nonprofit Worker Eats on $56K/Year in Brooklyn, NY
And how they ate while recovering from top surgery, when they weren’t able to cook or leave their apartment much.
How a 24-Year-Old Waitress Eats on $18K/Year in Durham, North Carolina
And how much she spent in a week of eating (mostly) vegetarian and sipping Silly Little Beverages.
Eggs Are in Everything and Everywhere, All at Once
There’s no knowing an egg until you’ve broken it.
For These Couples, the Best Engagement Ring Is a Lump of Caramelized Sugar
Diamonds are out. Millennial couples are saying "screw tradition" and proposing with Ring Pops now.
Can the Seed Cycling Craze Actually Improve Your Menstrual Issues? We Asked Experts
The online trend claims that eating various seeds every day can ease your menstrual cycle and aid fertility.
The Impractical Pleasure of Eating Fish and Chips on the Beach
It's messy, but you haven't lived until you've tried it.
Junk Food, Redefined
A dive into "junk," simple (and not-so-simple) pleasures included.
The Twisted History of Licorice, the Candy We Love to Hate
Why this dud candy keeps on keeping on, despite a distinct lack of redeeming qualities.
Before Monster and Rockstar, There Was Bawls
The soft drink with a kick was all the rage at LAN parties in the early 2000s—and then it fizzled out.
Thank God, the Era of Goop-Style Snacks Is Ending
These are the scams, the stars, and the shifts that are defining the meals we eat between meals, according to Andrea Hernández.
The Restorative Power of Eating Chips Before Bed
The true pleasure of a long night out is returning home and burying my arm in a bag of chips.
The Lay’s Masala Effect
How Lay's took over the world's snack aisles, one hyper-specific flavor at a time.
The 12 Best Trader Joe’s Snacks of All Time (Yes, All of It!)
From peanut butter-filled pretzels to the infamous elote chips, Trader Joe’s is a treasure trove of snacks. These are the undisputed best.
There Is No Such Thing as "Junk" Food
Food hierarchies are, in truth, sorting mechanisms. It does not make you a worse person to eat "junk" food, and it certainly doesn’t make you a better person to eat whole grains.
How Healthy Are Fake Meats Like Impossible and Beyond, Really?
Beef-less beef is everywhere. Here’s how it stacks up nutritionally.
Why We Always Take Another Bite of Ice Cream, According to a Food Developer
Sarah Masoni, who has developed around 100 ice creams, explains the chemistry behind our love for frozen dairy.
Going to a Passover Seder? Here’s What You Need to Keep in Mind
A little advice for the newbies: Do bring your curiosity. Don’t bring that sourdough loaf.
Come for a Paperback, Stay for a Drink and a Snack
Bookstore-cafe combos are becoming the go-to spots for hungry readers.
How to Eat, Drink, and Entertain Like a Parisian
In Rebekah Peppler's new cookbook À Table, the writer shares how to cook and dine the French way.
How Is Buttered Toast So Good Every Time?
This is literally 600 words on the perfection of buttered toast. Read while toasting.
I Went Vegan for Love—And I Won’t Do It Again
Changing my diet didn't make Ben fall for me, but we became real friends once I stopped eating like him.
Shari Siadat Wants You to Glitter From Head to Toe
The beauty founder talks about loving her unibrow, teaching kids about makeup, and her grandmother’s Persian cooking.
When It Comes to Sustainable Packaging, These 5 Wines Are Winning
From lightweight bottles to sugarcane capsules, wine is going greener.
‘Kid of the Internet’ Quinta Brunson Wants Us to Keep Growing (and Growing and Growing)
The comedian and author on coming of age on the web, adobo wings, and writing her first memoir.
What Is Nutritional Psychiatry? For Starters, It’s Delicious
How to eat for a better mood, according to the experts.
We're Calling It: Sage Green Is the Kitchen Color of 2021
It'll help you live, laugh, and love your space again.
For TikTok’s Kitchen Witches, It’s Been a Year of Magical Cooking
Home cooks seeking comfort and inspiration have prompted a renaissance of age-old spiritual practices.
5 Low-Alcohol Drinks to Sip at Your Next Vaxxed Hang
All of the party, less of the booze.
We Were a Family Defined by Illness and Restriction. Oreos Helped Us Heal
They were a good choice for us then: a lot of calories packed into a bite full of sugar and fat.
This Invisible Peel Will Save Good Avocados from Going Bad
When it comes to preserving your produce, Apeel has figured out a way to one-up Mother Nature.
Learning to Ride a Bike Eased My Chronic Anxiety
At 25 I didn’t think much about my health until it got in the way.
6 Ways to Feel Your Best in Spring, According to an Ayurvedic Chef
Radhi Devlukia-Shetty is all about leafy greens, olive oil massages, and lots of tea.
Alexis Nikole Nelson Is Making #ForagerTikTok Our Favorite Place to Be
She's all about ’80s funk, bittercress salads, and finding abundance all around.
This Doctor-Turned-Chef Finds Medical Wisdom in Her Spice Cabinet
In her new cookbook, ‘Spicebox Kitchen,’ Linda Shiue, MD swaps her stethoscope for cinnamon.
My Pandemic Hobby Is Making Natural Wine in My Tiny Apartment
Some people got puppies, some got pregnant, and I got grapes.
How Writing a Cookbook Helped Me Break Free From Diet Culture
It hit me one day like a splash of cold water in the face. I had only ever felt two things in my life: happy or fat.
As The Plant-Based Movement Grows, Puerto Rican Restaurants Are Veganizing Their Menus
From San Juan to Oakland, chefs are breaking new ground with meat-free takes on the classics.
Finally! An Online Marketplace Making Sustainable Home Goods Less Beige
Azora Zoe Paknad’s Goldune is giving the low-waste lifestyle a serious upgrade.
This Online Group Taught Me the Joy and Solidarity of Buying Nothing
I found abundance when I freely let go of what I no longer needed.
Celebrating Lunar New Year in Isolation Is a Reminder of My Family’s Resilience
For us, Tết has always been a time of celebration and grief—this year more than ever.
Zoey Gong Wants to Bring Joy and Connection Back to Our Diets
With her Traditional Chinese Medicine company Five Seasons TMC, she’s redefining healthy eating and showcasing the beauty of China.
When Everything Happens at Home, I Set Boundaries to Stay Sane
Do they teach personal space in virtual kindergarten?
How I Made a Home Gym On a Budget
I call it my DIY-MCA
7 Candles, Incenses, and Sprays for an Instant Mood Boost
Stuck inside all day? Change up the vibe with scent.
Why I’m Trying to Cook Less in 2021
It’s the New Year’s resolution my soul needs.
This Herbal Capsule Melts Away My Tension Headaches
Hilma’s blend of herbs and minerals eases my pounding head like ibuprofen
“There’s a Nutrition Divide in This Country. So I Became a Dietitian.”
Dietitian Vanessa Rissetto wants a health care system that works for all, and she’s not going to sugarcoat it.
Astrology Apps and Tarot Cards: My Pandemic Search for Certainty
I’d never been into crystal balls or natal charts, but the pandemic had me looking for answers in unexpected places.
Chef Maricela Vega Shows Us How to Love Eating Plants in the Winter
The secret to creating delicious, filling vegan meals in the middle of February? Do like the ancestors did—work with what you got
5 Non-Alcoholic Beers We'd Reach For Anytime
Whether you’re a beer lover who’s dry in January or year-round, you’ve got (excellent) options.
These 5 Things in My “Joy Toolbox” Are Getting Me Through Winter
We could all use a stash of activities and exercises to feel a bit better, especially this winter.
My Only Holiday Plan Is Making My Own Mussels in Escabeche
Going the DIY route allows for maximum freshness, customization, and affordability…and what else do you have planned anyways?
I’m Not Living My Best Life, But These Snails Are
I can’t stop staring at these photos of tiny snails doing tiny human things
After a Life-Changing Injury, I Had to Eat to Heal
I pursued hunger with the hopes that maybe it could fix me.
A Tale of One Chicken
And how it stretched over four (very good) meals.
4 Healthyish Weeknight Dinners Because We Can't Survive on Cookies Alone
Chef and wellness advocate Sophia Roe shares her recipes and tips for cooking good-for-you food on the fly.
The One Black Friday Sale I Can Get Behind
Shopping small and sustainably just got wayyy easier.