As dawn breaks each morning this time of year, millions of grapes glisten with dew like clusters of jewels hanging heavy in the vast vineyards.
Here's the scenario: You have a bunch of vegetables and aren't sure what to do with them. You don't have the energy or brain space to make anything remotely complicated.
Invite a few friends or family members over some fall night, and surprise them with your gorgeous table.
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Eventually, the chill in the air is going to lure you to eat more rich food and then regret it later.
You really only need to salt eggplant if it's old. Although, this meaty vegetable — which is actually a huge berry — has crazy huge pores that soak up oil like no other.
"Woooooo!" (chomp, chomp, slurp) "Ah, man!" (chomp, chomp, slurp). These are the raucous and sloppy sounds of football season, when following the game means fried food and beer at your favorite bar with friends.
You know what's even better than French toast? Stuffed French toast. Yeah, you probably know where we were going with that one.
Kids get out of school pretty early, and you could find yourself racking your brain for something to keep them occupied besides digital entertainment.
The leaves haven't turned, and it feels like summer still. There's a whiff now and then of some cool relief, and when that happens, dive into your closet and uncover your picnic blanket.
We're already feeling wistful about those golden-hued days of lolling in the summer sun with our bright watermelon wedges, grinning over our cobs of fresh corn, and getting our faces sticky as we dig into our juicy peaches.
The Bloody Mary cocktail is made for day drinking. Don't drink it at night. That's just weird. (Although we do like weird.) This official drink of brunching champs who find mimosas cloying is also a sunshiny, spicy, outdoorsy kinda drink whose accessories can get pretty wild.
Quick, squeeze in something outdoors and wonderful. Winter is coming. Have you enjoyed your summer enough?
Kale has grown so trendy (thanks, Brooklyn), that it still gets the royal treatment on menus and at home nearly 10 years after its renewed popularity — including massages.
Pasta is so not what it used to be. Semolina? For adventurous eating amateurs. These days, you've got so many more incarnations of pasta made from quinoa, rice, kamut, spelt, and here, it's the green summer squash we all love called zucchini.
It doesn't matter if you lust for a bloody burger once in a while. Soybeans can satisfy a different kind of craving when you need some protein, and you want it fast and cheap with no remorse.
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Deviled eggs, poached, fried, hard-boiled, soft-boiled, sunny-side up — whatever way you like your egg, you're looking at that golden center, and sometimes you notice something.
You might be riding the Third Wave coffee movement if you can discuss the chocolatey nuances and mouthfeel of your preferred region of coffee bean, if you've made your own cold brew coffee at home, or if you own anything decorative that extols the virtues (and necessity) of coffee.
Being an adult lets you do things only grown-ups can do, with a whole childhood’s worth of inspiration to give you ideas.