All photos by Cara Eisenpress

The Complete Guide to Mastering Your Slow Cooker

Cooking food slowly doesn’t mandate the use of the handy electric contraption known as the slow cooker—but the aluminum and ceramic appliance sure helps when making good soups and stews that…

Photos: The Mighty Rib, Flickr, Murphy, Sam & Jodi

10 Homemade Versions of Nostalgic but Discontinued Foods

Surge made a comeback last month, Clueless is being remade, and it is now perfectly acceptable to walk around wearing polar fleece, Birkenstocks, and tattoo choker necklaces again (right?). Yes,…

All photos by Liz Barclay

Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails Is an Instant Classic

As a lifelong bibliophile, I’m almost hesitant to admit that I now do all my reading via ebooks on my iPad or, even worse, my iPhone. I often joke that, though I’m an author myself, I would never …

Photo: Liz Barclay, Good Morning America

Dominique Ansel’s Cronut Recipe Revealed

Brace yourself for Instagram feeds to be filled with janky DIY Cronuts—Dominique Ansel's top-secret Cronut recipe has been revealed to the world. This officially recipe will take you three…

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Does This Colonial Recipe Hack Black Truffles?

Welcome to “Eating History,” a series in which Jaya Saxena of the New-York Historical Society mines the vast archives of the museum and library in search of vintage images and ephemera that offer …

Chinese Style Honey Hoisin Sticky Ribs. You could use almost any rib for this recipe, except for short ribs. Prepare to get your hands dirty. Get the recipe.

How to Make Chinese Takeout at Home

We all love delivery, but cooking up your own dumplings or scallion pancakes is nowhere near as challenging as you thought.…

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Japanese Cookbook Shows You How to Cook With Condoms

Bacon flavored condoms are one thing, but rubber-wrapped sushi is something else entirely. To promote safe sex, Japanese manga writer Kyosuke Kagami has co-created a recipe book called Condom…