cooking

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

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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.

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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

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16 Nov 2012

Make Like a Flapper and Enjoy Your Twenties

A friend of mine recently posted this piece from Thought Catalog: “21 Ways You Should Take Advantage of Your 20’s”. I clicked on it expecting a mildly pretentious list of live free, die hard, something like that. I immediately adopted an attitude of 24 going on 54, and wondered what

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12 Nov 2012

How to Survive Holiday Hype

I’ve never been one for holidays. Sure, I think Christmas lights are pretty, I enjoy giving gifts, and think it’s important to spend time with the people I care about. However, it would be so much more delightful if it wasn’t forced, planned and stressed over. The Holidays make me

Kristin Fehrman - Diva of Deals 0
05 Oct 2012

Make It A Woman’s Day Celebration at Grand Central Station Today

Today is Friday, October 5th and it is officially the first ever Make It A Woman’s Day! Ladies come down and celebrate yourself and take some me time as Woman’s Day Magazine turns 75 at Grand Central Station. You will be able to meet the editors, witness craft & cooking

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13 Jul 2012

Broke-Ass Mom Leftover Chicken Ideas

A couple of months ago, I wrote an article about how you can make all Broke-Ass moms proud across the world with my simple recipe for Chicken Broth.  If you haven’t read it, read it here. But today I realized that using the contents of your refrigerator plus leftovers from

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