At City Harvest's "On Your Plate" luncheon yesterday, quality queen Martha Stewart told the crowd about the sprawling place she lives at in Bedford, New York. "It's rustic but suburban," she said. "We have plumbing and electricity and greenhouses.
Nice quip from David Letterman last night: "Martha Stewart says she wants to meet a rich man between the age of 50 and 70. Why doesn't she just date a New York Yankee?" Indeed. And the subs that the Yankees have brought in to get them through a period of recovery from injuries are as old as the gu ... More >>
After clutching at the spotlight, a lot of stars learn how to evade things--like parapazzi, fans, and especially the IRS. Here's a very timely summation I was just sent which details the top celebrity tax evaders of all time. It's free, so don't even think of writing it off! Top Celebrity Tax Evad ... More >>
Eggnog isn't that hard to make. Heavy cream, egg yolks, nutmeg, sugar. All the good things holidays are made of. But here are five video tutorials that add extra flair to the Christmas classic.
Forgot to buy your coworker a holiday gift? Don't sweat it. Gotham Inc. has put together a tutorial showing you how to make a Popcorn Ball Snowman out of microwave popcorn and candy bars stolen from "the desk of that girl in the office who hoards chocolate." There is a bit of assembly required, so " ... More >>
In a recent interview with USA Today, Iron Chef Cat Cora talks about the possibility of kitchens being run entirely by robots: "People will no longer be able to claim they're lousy cooks. Android robots will do most of the work. 'Technology will take over the kitchen,' Cora says. 'Even if you can't ... More >>
Good news for Martha fans: Three Martha Stewart Living shows launched on Hulu and Hulu Plus yesterday, and more episodes will become available every Monday. Once "From Martha's Kitchen," "Emeril's Table," and "DIY Crafts" wrap up, Hulu will begin to unveil more stuff from the archive (over 15,000 ... More >>
We love banning things and we love the English language, so you can only imagine the joy in our hearts upon encountering Lake Superior State's "List of Banished Words" for the year. While some of our most abhorred digi-speak is missing from this list, the list-makers make up for it by banning "Baby ... More >>
Just seven and a half years after resigning from the board of directors at her eponymous company, Martha Stewart has been reappointed. The resignation, of course, came after she was convicted of obstruction of justice in an insider-trading case.
cookingwithmarialoi.comMaria Loi wants to be your domestic goddess.Compass has been a staple of Upper West Side dining for the better part of the aughts. But come fall, the restaurant, which has had its share of ups and downs over the years, may be replaced by Loi, a restaurant created in the ... More >>
Top Chef alum Leah Cohen, who left Centro Vinoteca two years ago to travel Southeast Asia, is back in town, mostly cooking at private dinners. It turns out she's planning an "upscale Southeast Asian street food" in Gramercy Park, which she'll be previewing at LTO next week. [Grub Street] In ... More >>
Food NetworkLook at that flawless makeup on Sandra Lee!Daytime Emmy nominations were announced this morning, and, of course, James Franco helped lead General Hospital to a whopping 21 nominations, heading the pack. But those more culinarily-inclined were also honored.
Ever wonder who picks the San Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants? 27 panels of journalists, chefs and restaurateurs, and food lovers worldwide do the judging. [NY Times] Foodies at 41 is a club at P.S. 41 where kid members get to make ice cream at Grom Gelato, pizza at Keste, and pal aro ... More >>
cookbookman17/flickrMartha Stewart Living is easy as pie.Martha Stewart is jumping on the pop-up bandwagon as part of a push to promote her new pie book. (Whew! Alliteration overload!)
New research shows that diners are eating outside the comfort zone of the "big three" ethnic cuisines -- Italian, Mexican, and Chinese -- and opting for Caribbean, Japanese, and Thai. [Nation's Restaurant News] One out of eight restaurant workers has come to work at least twice in the past y ... More >>
APBeware of dogs.Martha Stewart has been in the news this week for a disfiguring accident she suffered when her French bulldog, Francesca, jumped up and headbutted her in the kisser. Now, why she's posted 34 images of her trip to the hospital, complete with shots of her swollen lip being stit ... More >>
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As of today, you can buy tickets for the New York Wine & Food Festival, which will return to town for the third year in a row from October 7 - 10. The usual Food Network suspects -- Alton Brown, Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis -- will be there, along with such actual chefs as Heston Blumentha ... More >>
The signs sometimes do align, as in the case of tomorrow, which is our humble nation's official Bike to Work Day. It's been bike month all of May, in fact, but if you've been focused on other things -- masturbation month, anyone? -- well, it's not too late to get involved.
Araucana chicken eggs have become an increasingly common sight at the farmers' market over the past few years, but even so, the pale blue shells never cease to delight shoppers more accustomed to their more mundane white and brown counterparts. This past weekend at the Union Square Greenmar ... More >>
With only weeks to go until it releases the American food universe's greatest list of all, the James Beard Foundation has put forth into the world another, more gluten-filled list: the "Baker's Dozen," or 13 best baking books.
Guy Fieri looks like an ostrich A couple of days ago in a sort of stoned fugue, we got the paranoid idea that chefs were really animals posing as people. Not a very good idea, certainly, but one that proved so much fun to investigate, that we did it again.
A new locavore looks upstate for inspiration
Remember when McSweeney's envisioned what sort of pole dancer Paula Deen might be? Apparently, Martha Stewart prefers you not use your imagination.
I adore KMart--the Jaclyn Smith collection is particularly impressive, and she's branched out to sheets and furniture!--but something weird happens when you check out there. The cashier, clearly under strict instructions, bugs each paying customer by asking, "Would you like to donate a dolla ... More >>
Martha Stewart's love of rap is nothing new. She's had Puff Daddy and Ludacris on her show, and claims to have repeatedly invited her favorite rapper, Eminem. But this segment with Snoop Dogg making brownies might come as something of a surprise. Especially when the two start rapping about pot bro ... More >>
Following Rachael Ray's hilariously uncomfortable stint on her show last week, Martha Stewart will appear on Frontline this evening to further criticize her erstwhile guest, whom Stewart was last seen schooling on pie dough and taunting with her invite to Puffy's birthday party.
srqpix/flickrThe severe blight plaguing tomato growers across the Northeast may be our own fault, but that doesn't make it any less terrible. And it hasn't just affected commercial farmers. Even gardening maven Martha Stewart has had to deal with the effects of a too-rainy season. Quoth Stewa ... More >>
The New York Botanical Garden is embracing the fresh food movement this summer with its new Edible Garden program, which will feature such temporary exhibitions as "Tropical Fruits, Roots and Shoots." Martha Stewart helped the Botanical Garden revamp its herb garden, which now includes a variety of ... More >>
This week, the Cafe Society blog of our sister publication Denver Westword features a revealing interview with Top Chef upset victor Hosea Rosenberg, who was actually a successful chef at Jax Fish House in Boulder before joining the Top Chef competition. Jockeying with the likes of Martha ... More >>
It's got to be rough to be a bottom in the modern gay world. First of all, you have to pretend you're a top--or more likely versatile, claiming to everyone you meet that you "only bottom once in a while and only for the right guy." Even if they didn't ask!
Having been enraged that F.I.T. coke dealers Christine Scafa and Mickenzie Dippenworth were in such good spirits when they were arrested Wednesday night, the Post is happy to see that they "sulked" out of the courthouse last night after a night in jail. "The Joke's On Them," heds the Post, "'Coke Ki ... More >>
It's a tough time for publishing--when CosmoGirl folded, my entire crayon-and-perfume-filled world exploded into smelly sawdust--but a new magazine is entering the landscape and it's big and hairy! It's BEAR, which officially caters to "iconic, masculine men in beautiful erotic photography." Razor w ... More >>
President elect Barack Obama has foolishly jumped the gun and appointed a cabinet member without waiting for my sage advice! He's already fucked up! Here's who he SHOULD be tapping for the various key slots:
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