jane daniels lear

food + cooking

Classic Cookbooks: Feasts for All Seasons

De Groot cut a dashing if intimidating figure in the culinary world a generation ago, but is almost forgotten today.

Over the Top

The fresh, deep snow at Whistler, in British Columbia, makes it one of the best ski resorts in North America. Go play outside.
April 2007
travel + culture

'Tis the Season: Memories of a Hot Time in the Holy Land

Before his 50th birthday, my old friend Thomas announced that he wanted to take some of his favorite people, including me, on a pilgrimage.
food + cooking

Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India by Madhur Jaffrey

Although the years weren't easy ones—uncertainty and trauma ruled as India went through partition—Madhur Jaffrey evocatively captures the details of a magical childhood.
December 2006

Kitchen Notebook: (Almost) Too Pretty to Eat

This time of year, we all want to delight our very favorite people with unexpected treats. Here we show you some cookie-decorating tips from a pro.
November 2008
food + cooking

Oyster Primer

Many people, including Gourmet contributing editor and seafood guru Jon Rowley prefer eating oysters in the r months—from September through April.
November 2006

Pan Bagnat (Niçoise Tuna Sandwich)

Pan bagnat literally means “bathed bread,” and truer words were never spoken. It takes a lot of olive oil to make this bread soft and moist, so drizzle with reckless abandon....
February 2001
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