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Eat Your Heart Out: My Mom’s Jersey-Meets-Egyptian Fried Chicken Cutlets

Aymann Ismail is a staff writer at Slate and host of the podcast Man Up, which digs into personal stories of identity and masculinity. He…

It’s Impossible to Live an Air Fryer Life

Want to know why I lug around an extra 20 pounds on my formerly svelte frame? One word: Food. Well, that, and the fact that…

The $50 Toaster Oven Is the Unsung Hero of the Kitchen

Last week, GQ’s Gabriella Paiella wrote a thoughtful, impassioned analysis of Oven Burrito People: the “hedonists” who willingly choose to cook frozen burritos in an…

Professional Chefs Tell Us Which Pokémon They’d Cook and Serve

When Blastoise’s fighting years are over, can you kill it, chop off a choice steak from its meaty thigh and sear it with some herbs…