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  Fusilli aren’t silly at all as a pasta shape; in fact, they are quite serious. That is, serious about providing all sorts of nooks and crannies for sauce to cling to, making for a seriously delicious plate of pasta. You’re going to want to be in a seriously zen frame of mind to twist hundreds of these little guys. I have found that with fusilli in particular, a healthy pour of delicious wine helps me channel just the right mindset. They are one of my...
With Thanksgiving fast approaching we wanted to share some recipes with you to spice up your T-day meal this year. And while this holiday may not be celebrated by everybody, there's no reason not to try these delicious recipes at your next dinner party. Whether it be how to season your turkey or create the smoothest gravy going, we’ve got your back!  1. Pickled Turnips   Why not bring out something a bit unexpected to your Thanksgiving table or cheese-laden charcuterie (aka "shark coochie") board? Not only do these...
If bingeing Bridgerton earlier this year made you wish you could hightail it to a high tea, you aren’t alone. Stephanie Synclair, who founded her fancy tea brand LaRue 1680 (larue1680.com) in 2020, saw sales skyrocket alongside the popularity of Shonda Rhimes’ show. And for good reason: her loose-leaf blends are organic and sustainably harvested, Synclair herself is charm incarnate, and her candy-colored aesthetic is cute af. Plus, she believes tea is the bougie self-care we all deserve, whether we’re being courted by a hot...
Fall is one of the most wonderful times of the year for a wide variety of reasons including sweater weather, back-to-school keggers, spiced everything, and above all else: pumpkin. For the foodies looking to rekindle their love affair with the number one ingredient of the season, look no further than these recipes below.  1. Indian-Spiced Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe October means pumpkin-flavored everything. This pumpkin recipe ditches the trendy “pumpkin spice” in favor of an ancient Indian blend, garam masala. Not to mention, this recipe is vegan-friendly...
This fall, let's all give pumpkin spice a break and update our pantries with globally inspired seasonings instead. With thoughtful flavors, pretty packaging, and ethical sourcing, these innovative women-owned brands are putting the zing in seasoning.      SPICE TREE ORGANICS Sisters-in-law Doaa Elkady and Freda Nokaly draw on their Egyptian roots and Queens, NY, upbringing to create intensely flavored, high-quality spice blends like Greek Table, Malaysian Curry, and NYC Halal Cart (each $8.95 for 2 oz.). Spice Tree Organics sources spices from around the world and donates 2.5 percent of profits...

Classic t-day dishes go gluten-free I used to love devouring anything made out of flour (especially a bread basket). I’d feel great for 20 minutes, then start coughing like a cat with a furball. I met a naturopathic doctor who said, “You’re allergic to wheat.” I said, “No pizza, no pasta, no bread? Couldn’t I just be allergic to sex?” When I stopped eating wheat, I felt lighter, younger, healthier, and happier. But Thanksgiving can be particularly hard for us gluten-free folks. I can usually eat the...
  Juicy summertime fruit pies: you want them, you love them, but you dread the thought of messing with a fussy, soggy pie crust on a hot steamy day. Enter the pandowdy! This old-school cousin of fruit pie embraces happy disasters and requires that oh-so-delicate pastry crust to be chopped, half-baked, and then partially smashed before returning to the oven. The result is a cobbler-like treat with a crusty top bursting with caramelized goodness. Any favorite crust recipe will do, but this recipe uses store-bought for extra convenience.  Ginger...
Nothing levels up a beverage like a colorful piece of fruit, veggie, herb, or flower frozen in a perfectly clear cube. Whether you want to make an extra special cocktail or just fancy up some lemonade, it’s like having a little work of art right there in your glass. But there’s more to making ice than you might think—Leslie Kirchhoff wrote a whole book about it: Disco Cube Cocktails: 100+ Innovative Recipes for Artful Ice and Drinks. Here are her clear cube tips and tricks,...
Sluts, Burgers, and Fries, oh my! Pinky Cole is a Jamaican-American entrepreneur who is making us all shameless sluts for her vegan soul food. Slutty Vegan is fun, it’s messy, it’s delicious, and it’s undeniably sexy. Starting out in 2018 as a food truck, Slutty Vegan is a plant based burger joint with several-hours-long lines and a boyband-worthy cult following across the country. The Atlanta based restaurant chain is bringing together vegans and meat eaters alike over insanely good recipes and plant based burgers that...
Girls Just Wanna Have Rum Want to enjoy the kitschy glamour and delicious refreshment of Tiki cocktail culture without the gnarly colonial aftertaste? Women are leading the way, creating a tropical drink revival for a more enlightened generation The room glows amber, its walls papered with gold-leaf palm fronds. Bird calls emanate from the speakers, buoyed by the soft lilt of vibraphone. Revelers sip orchid-laden elixirs while topless, brown-skinned women, painted on backgrounds of black velvet, smile demurely from their frames. The menu boasts an array of...