Inching toward a plant-based, whole grain life.

In Turkey Tetrazzini, Thanksgiving leftovers go from burden to blessing

It combines common holiday leftovers with some delicious add-ins to create a dish you can freeze, then, sometime in January, bake and enjoy the delayed fruits of your labor.

New meets old in a pie made with squash and oatmeal

Butternut squash pie seems to have fallen by the wayside but when I was a kid, we never ate pumpkin pie. It was always squash.


Marisa Nadolny and Kathleen Edgecomb compare notes on their favorite television shows.

'Walking Dead' podcast: There goes the neighborhood

Told ya! We knew Glenn wasn't dead.

'Walking Dead' podcast: Daryl, Sasha and Abe take a detour into Bizarro World

There is a lot less singing during our latest “TV Takeout” podcast, because we were too busy attempting to answer the many questions raised by Sunday’s episode of “The Walking Dead.”

The deity Steven Wilson hits NYC behind "Hand. Cannot. Erase."

Steven Wilson talks with Rick Koster about his stunning new album

Kanye is a Funny and Harmless Prankster

Yes, enough of you have contacted me about Kanye’s latest award show tantrum that I will share my thoughts.


Popular Culture.

March Madness in TV-land thanks to Amazon, AMC and FX

TV blogger Marisa Nadolny reports on what shows are streaming at her house.

UPDATED: January Binge-TV report: I heart 'Gilmore Girls'

Anyone else have a steadily growing list of "shows to watch"? In this age of streaming entertainment, the queue is the thing: it’s where we stash every good intention to watch all manner of readily available content.


The Day's music writers share their playlists.

Oscars watch (or listen): Sometimes the music tells the story better than, say, Ryan O'Neal can

Since films are sounds and motion, sometimes the use of some great music does the trick just fine for story-telling.

Milton Moore: The most appealing contemporary composer that you've (probably) never heard of ...

Valentin Silvestrov is immensely popular and often-performed in his Ukrainian homeland and across the former Eastern Bloc, with haunting, meditative scores for voice and for orchestra.