cooking

14 May 2019

Meet The Pie Baking Drag Queen Bertha Mason

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
05 Nov 2018

10 Unexpected Ways to Use Avocados

Ah, avocado toast. The ambrosia so tasty, an entire generation would voluntarily give up their dream of home ownership just to nosh on it. OK, that was a joke — but in all seriousness, avocados are awesome! And they’re good for much, much more than just toast and guacamole. Avocados

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24 Nov 2014

How to Set up a Kick-Ass Apartment on the Cheap

  Who wants a FREE desk? Three weeks ago, my partner Tyler and I moved into our first place together. Overnight we each went from established, shared houses with everything we needed, to our own one-bedroom apartment in Oakland with almost no furniture and no kitchen things. We love to

Fayette Fox - The Scrimpy Scribe 0
21 Apr 2014

Eating My Feelings: Making My Peace with Tomato Paste and How to Make a Great Jambalaya

Welcome to our cooking column Eating My Feelings, where Calvin Amari shows all you broke bastards how to cook great food on the cheap and do it with hilarity. This motherfucker can cook, trust me. He’s a culinary genius. By Calvin Amari How did I end up here? How did I end up as

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
25 Mar 2014

Eating My Feelings: Why Yams are Terrible and Potatoes are Amazing

I hate yams because they straddle the line between savory and sweet with such limp optimism. Your mouth hopes the yam will take it in some definitive direction but no. It never chooses.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
01 Oct 2013

Tacos For Breakfast: Making Amazing Chilaquiles with Your Leftovers

AH, THE TACO. It gives so much and asks so little. It’s cheap, tasty and fast. It comes in a bounty of varieties and can serve as a snack, a meal, or much, much more. And that’s what I’m here to talk about. Next time you find yourself at a

Stephen Jackson - In Therapy 1
29 Jul 2013

Broke Ass Decorating: Kitchen Organization

After stuffing far too many whisks and strainers and spoons in recycled takeout containers, I realized that a new organization method in my 2×2 kitchen might be appropriate.  A lack of counter spaces and complete absence of any form of drawer left few options with how to deal with my

Melissa Kravitz - Discount Diva 1