Everything You Need to Stock a Kitchen

I thought very strategically about how I wanted to tackle my kitchen shopping. There were charts, and then there were revised charts, and there were many hours of price comparisons on Amazon and Bed Bath & Beyond.

The Pumpkin Shortage Will Not Stop Me From Making Fireball Pumpkin-Flavored Desserts

Libby’s may run out of canned pumpkin, but I have a cutting board and a backup plan.

Uber Disrupts the Food Delivery Business Because Of Course It Does

UberEATS aims to set itself appart from the grubby food delivery hubs of the internet by providing curated menus and limited choices—and by creating anticipation and demand for these choices days in advance.

The Cost of Making Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Let’s figure out if making slow cooker beef stew is the type of thing that’s going to benefit me financially, or if it’s going to be another $17 thing of homemade muesli.

The Cost of Feeling Competent By Dumping a Lot of Stuff Into a Bowl

I told you, when I listed the habits I was going to change when I moved into my apartment, that I was going to seriously get into cooking—and I was going to start with The Hairpin’s “How to Feel Competent by Dumping a Lot of Stuff Into a Bowl” muesli recipe.

The Cost of Cleaning Out Your Refrigerator Prior to Moving

I want to put off the inevitable $25-per-day takeout hole for as long as possible—but I’ve still spent roughly $25 on dinner in the past three days, and I have six days left to go.

The Best (But Expensive!) Food Is From Food Trucks

Give me your truck food, your artisanal sodas—I’ll blow my paycheck on them.

The Real (and Theoretical) Perks of Joining a Wine Club

I’m not sure if it was the ambience, the booze, or the fact that the non-member tasting for each person was $30 (unusually steep for a tasting in my limited experience), but three of us decided to join the wine club to have the group’s tasting fees waived.

My Spending Vice Is Candy

Somehow, once I crossed into adulthood and found myself in charge of feeding and funding myself, my love of candy started coming to light.

Getting Stuck In a Takeout Hole

The takeout arrives, and it generally lasts for two meals, which means you find yourself right in the same place 24 hours later: done with work, hungry for dinner, and way too hungry to go to the grocery store and buy everything and come back and put it all away and then cook.