Why Is My Beef Stew So Damn Boring?

Welcome to the Feedbag, where all the dumb questions about food, drink, cooking, eating, and accidental finger removal you've been embarrassed to ask can finally receive the berating they goddamn deserve. Also: answers. Send all your even-vaguely-food-related questions to albertburneko@gmail.com with the subject… » 11/06/13 5:04pm 11/06/13 5:04pm

How To Cook A Pot Roast: A Guide For People Who Want To Live, Dammit

Somewhere along the way, it got common to treat Christmas dinner like Thanksgiving II: This Time Without Turkey—like a big showpiece meal for which amateur cooks are meant to serve up some impressive exotic culinary masterpiece far outside the bounds of their humble repertoire of comfort foods. Take a walk through the… » 12/22/12 11:00am 12/22/12 11:00am