Weekend Kitchen churns out grill grads

If you’re still playing it safe and tossing the usual hamburgers, hot dogs and steaks on the grill, Chef Jennifer Magrey can help you get creative and break out of the box during her summer cooking classes held at The Weekend Kitchen in Essex.

Truffle dogs sniff out pungent fungus prized by foodies

The growing appetite for truffles is feeding demand for dogs trained to sniff out the pungent fungus prized by chefs and foodies.

Hepburn’s son recalls mom’s life and kitchen in new book

Think of Audrey Hepburn, and your mind will likely conjure up an extraordinarily elegant woman in a boat-necked black dress, huge sunglasses, gloves to the elbow, and a chic updo.

Culinary game changer: The secret to the perfect poached egg

It took nearly 20,000 miles to discover this secret, but cracking the code of the perfect poached egg made every one of them worth it. And I’ll save you the travel trouble.





Enthralled by the wood thrush

There is a place where cool streams flow and the sweet scent of ferns is strong. It is in precisely such tranquil places that the unobtrusive wood thrush retreats from human commotion.

‘It looks suspicious’: Breast cancer at 31

My breast cancer story began like that of so many other women — I noticed a lump.