15 Small Talk Topics for the Thanksgiving Dinner Table

Whether you only see one side of your family on Thanksgiving or are tagging along to your better half’s Turkey Day, the holidays are...

Replace Your Thanksgiving Turkey with These 5 Bird Alternatives

Last year was my first actual Thanksgiving spent away from home with friends. And, food nerds that we are, it was decided pretty immediately...

How to Make Chia Pudding, Including Recipes for Fall

If chia seeds were people, they would be over-achievers with stacked resumes. These superfoods excel at pretty much everything—they’re packed with all the good...

Here’s the History Behind Football’s ‘Gatorade Shower’ Tradition

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, we don’t mean the holidays! We mean the period of time where two of our...

Beer and Pizza Pairings Perfect for Sunday Football

Beer and pizza: Those two words go together as swimmingly as peanut butter and jelly. And why wouldn’t they? Hot, crunchy crust, tangy tomato,...

How To Make Hot Chocolate From Scratch

It was the ancient Aztecs who first appreciated the virtues of a cup of cocoa, but the version they enjoyed would be barely recognizable...

How to Plan the Perfect Fall Brunch

‘Tis the season to indulge. When the temperature drops and the leaves begin to change, your wardrobe isn’t the only thing that requires a...

How (And Why) To Bake Your Own Artisanal Bread

Shutterstock The days of pre-sliced supermarket sandwich bread are long gone—now, crusty artisan loaves from local millers and bakers reign supreme. These hearty loaves not...

A Guide to Mushrooms That Taste Like Chicken

Don’t let these last Indian Summer days of 80 degrees fool you. Rooftop Fridays and Saturdays (and outdoor Sunday-fun-days) will slowly start to take...

How to Infuse Dry Vermouths

These days, it seems as if every bar and home bartender were making infusions. The ultimate neutral palate, vodka is a natural place to...