What makes a good cookbook? There are a lot of answers to that question…
I’d argue that a good one introduces us to a new world, or gives us techniques to take beyond its pages, or is simply a beautiful object to pore over or share with a friend.… Read more
When we last featured Porter Hovey, she was sharing a loft in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with her sister, Hollister. They didn’t expect to live together forever, but the rent wasn’t bad, they got along well, and the loft was big enough for two.… Read more
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cw: child loss
Ten years ago, I’d just given birth to my second child, Paul, when I got an email from my cousin.
My cousin Hallie was in the Peace Corps at the time, working at a clinic in a remote West African village.… Read more
“Can you post a curated White Elephant gift list?” asked a reader named Candace. We get this question all the time. “We have a few of these parties lined up this season, and I never know what to bring, especially when the maximum is $25,” adds Amanda.… Read more
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What are you up to this weekend? We are knocking around and making a few pies for a school fundraiser. (Maybe this one?) Also, a reader named Em wrote, “I would love to see a post where the amazing CoJ readers who own small businesses could link to their shops.”… Read more
Who’s left on your holiday shopping list? There are always a few people who are tough to buy for, and you told us the giftees stumping you the most are teens, in-laws, grandparents, and teachers.… Read more
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