Last-minute, red-button Thanksgiving recipe post.

So. I had all these grand plans to make you White Castle stuffing, and bacon-basket potatoes, and vegan sides last week. And then life just got away from me. Also: I caught a nasty, nasty cold that makes me sound like someone’s stuffed fiberglass insulation into my sinuses. But for those of you still in…

Whoopie pies and woofie pies: kitchen adventures with friends.

My friends Kendra and Kapil recently got hitched at this epic Hindu-Christian Indian-chow New-England-lobster-bake affair in Maine. Two wonderful, loving families brought together by two amazing people WHO SERVED UNLIMITED AMOUNTS OF SHELLFISH AND BUTTER CHICKEN HOLY F*CKING HELL THAT WAS AMAZING. I’ve limited experience with New England food culture – not counting all of…

Grilled cheese sandwiches with pork-mushroom ragù (meat sauce, yo.)

Yes, a simple grilled cheese sandwich and a bowl of tomato soup is warm and satisfying. But can’t we do better, friends? For one meal, can’t we leave nostalgia for that platonic post-leaf-raking, aprés-snow-shoveling meal aside, and give as much love to the grilled cheese sandwich as it has given us? Which is to say:…