cooking

The Magical George Foreman Grill, Jonah Hill’s Tears and Straight Men v. Group Fitness Classes

For a straight guy like me, there are few situations more judge-y than an exercise class. I can’t put my finger on exactly why—it might…

We Need Hotter Hot Sauce

For many (usually white) Americans who claim to like hot sauces, there are typically two schools of thought: There are those who think spearmint toothpaste…

Ranking Every Kind of Cooking Oil by How (Un)healthy They Are

Most of us regard cooking oil as nothing more than a means to a non-sticking end. But (and this is a big, prepare-to-gag kind of…

The Rich, Tangy Cultural History of Mayo

I grew up eating a lot of incredible produce in rural Tennessee. Like most poor, farm-descending people I knew, we were always growing, or related…