No self respecting foodie would be caught admitting to not brining their bird. Well, its a pain in my ass. So I’m going to just tell you: I’m not brining the f*#!1n9 bird this year. Because: SCIENCE.

Nov 18, 2013 at 5:00pm | 171 comments

Before you drive yourself insane with elaborate plans and over the top recipes, no one will ever talk about your Thanksgiving in terms of how moist the turkey was. But just in case.
What questions do you have about cooking or buying or preparing or hosting or going to Thanksgiving or how to set a table, or serve or wear? Ask away, because that’s what I’ll be answering over the next few weeks.
What made me say "this is enough" was having two young people killed by the police.

Jun 6, 2013 at 12:00pm | 63 comments

A Turkish man, realizing my naivete, quickly threw me inside the Burger King. Not even 30 seconds later, a huge whitish-grey cloud of tear gas started to surround the street.
To understand what is happening in Turkey, first you need to understand Taksim Gezi Square -- or, as it is has become known on Twitter, #OccupyGezi.
I've decided I'm going to eat Thanksgiving-themed meals every day for the rest of my life. Here's how you can, too.

Nov 23, 2012 at 10:00am | 20 comments

If you think romance is dead, you can always fly somewhere it isn't.

Apr 19, 2012 at 6:00pm | 34 comments