How Back-of-the-Box Recipes Became Beloved Comfort Foods for So Many Americans
When I'm feeling lonely in Brooklyn, I can buy a brick of Velveeta and a can of Rotel and be transported back to my grandma’s South Texas kitchen.
The Weird and Wavy History of Wine Coolers
The bodacious bottled drinks once saw an explosion in popularity, then a backlash, and now, a surprise comeback.
How Witches and Menstruation Myths Influenced Modern Recipes
There are some scientific reasons to stir a stew a particular way, and then there are reasons rooted in sexism and superstition.
The Weird Science Behind Chain Restaurant Menus
I was a corporate restaurant consultant. Here’s how the sausage gets made.
How to Cope When You've Been Catfished by Your Favorite Delivery Spot
So, that place you order from three times a week turned out to be a shithole. You are not alone.