home cooking

  • Coming to Terms with Mexican Feminism in the Kitchen

    My grandmother held little regard for her “place in the kitchen,” as providing meals for the family was simply a responsibility. For a long time I felt this way too, but I've grown to learn that the kitchen can be a space of empowerment and creativity.

  • A Detroit Man Stabbed His Friend for Stirring His Chili

    The hot-headed cook was evidently preparing a very-late-night meal—the incident took place just after 5:10 am last Friday. The victim was taken to a local hospital with bite and stab wounds to the thigh.

  • Most British Home Cooks Only Know Five Recipes

    How do stir fry, spag bol, and beef casserole sound? Good because a new survey has found that over half of British adults know just five recipes or less by heart and cook them at least once a week.

  • How to Hot-Box a Fish

    There’s something nice about harnessing the connection of smoking with fire—it’s one of the oldest and most important relationships we have as humans. Here's how to smoke your own fish at home. Just remember to open the windows.

  • I Made Marijuana Edibles at Hunter S. Thompson's Ranch

    Hunter S. Thompson fought many battles in his life, and didn't often win. So what better way to help him posthumously celebrate the sweet smell of herbal liberation in Colorado than by throwing a small victory party at his fortified compound, Owl Farm.

  • Cooking with Sylvia Plath Was Exhausting

    I left the butcher store with a $93 leg of lamb that weighed in at 7.1 pounds—the exact weight of my son at birth!—and set home to cook my Plath-inspired dinner so I could blog about it. After devouring the meal, the only remnants of the night included...

  • The Joy of Cooking (While Really Stoned)

    Cooking while stoned requires skill both in the kitchen and in handling your herb. But there are a couple tricks, humbly compiled by The Weed Eater over the course of many years, to help make everything go smoothly.