Everyday Meals

A Definitive Ranking of the Best Fast-Food Mozzarella Sticks

Mozzarella sticks were once appetizer menu stars—the thing everyone at the table scrambled to snatch up while the cheese was still piping hot and extra pullable. They remain a big hit, when you’re eager for some happy hour snacks, but due to their popularity, several fast-food restaurants ventured into the fried mozzarella stick game. Each, […]

Everyday Meals

How to Get Out of Your Hamburger Rut

I have nothing against hamburgers. But they seem to be the default option at every summer cookout. They're delicious! They're perfectly handheld! They're great for when you want a thing that will allow you to eat an upsetting amount of ketchup! And sure, we're just gearing up for grilling season, but eventually, you might want to switch up your […]

Everyday Meals

10 Common Types of Tomatoes—and What to Do With Them

If you’re not celebrating summer with a tomato and mayonnaise sandwich, then you are doing tomato season (and yourself) a disservice. Technically fruits—tomatoes are botanically classified as berries—tomatoes have a flavor that’s both sweet and savory, a divine combination of natural sugar and acidity. They’re incredibly versatile, both a fridge and pantry staple that can […]

Everyday Meals

15 Common Types of Squash—and What to Do With Them

If you’ve ever felt like squash was available year-round, you wouldn’t be wrong. In fact, there are more than 100 types of squash. The most common varieties of squash are categorized seasonally, either into summer or winter, depending on when they thrive. In the summer, produce stands are stacked with yellow squash and zucchini, while […]

Everyday Meals

Would You Pay $75 For a Cup of Coffee?

How much should a cup of coffee cost? With the ongoing third wave of coffee continuing to push boundaries when it comes to both the sourcing of quality ingredients and the prices we’re willing to accept, the answer to that question has gotten harder to pin down. But for a brief moment of time at […]

Health & Diet

Americans Are Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World

Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. For the report, Gallup polled about 1,000 adults in countries around the world last year about the emotions they’d experienced the day before the survey. Negative emotions and experiences — stress, anger, worry, sadness and physical pain […]

Recipes

Recipe of a Good Life

When my husband ‘s health was better and I was working, we used to travel often, far and near. I had a good life then. Now that his health has declined and I, retired, our life evolved within our small apartment. I felt miserable and empty inside. Few months back, my daughter and I had […]