Mary Kate Skehan

Cooking for busy people

21 December 2023 6:50 am

Scrambled eggs. Beans on toast. Canned soup. But Caro Chambers, recipe developer, Substack author and mom of three little boys,…

The best cooking podcasts

18 September 2023 11:14 pm

There comes a time in every home cook’s life when she is separated from her craft. This may be due…

Girlbossing with the Ambitious Kitchen

23 August 2023 11:55 pm

I occasionally come across a social media account — usually run by a conservative male — claiming to great fanfare…

The comfort of drinking at the Hound

25 July 2023 10:42 pm

In the historic downtown of York, Pennsylvania, near the courthouse where the Articles of Confederation were drafted and a farmers’…

Cooking with a country music star

18 July 2023 11:35 pm

A few years ago, I came across a delightful bit of Americana in Hobart Book Village in the Catskills: Naomi’s Home…

How to become a ‘salad freak’

30 May 2023 2:29 am

Imagine a summer morning in Southern California. You rise with the sun in a palm-shaded bungalow and stroll to a…

Cost-cutting in the kitchen with Budget Bytes

30 March 2023 6:58 am

Have you heard about the latest food trend sweeping the nation? It’s called “whimpering over your grocery bill.” In the…

The increasingly expensive claustrophobia of Succession

19 October 2021 2:13 am

Success is hard to come by in the Season 3 premier of Succession, which aired last night. As the media…

How to fight with your family

24 June 2021 5:23 am

Like many families, mine is home to a diverse array of political orientations, ranging on an ideological spectrum from Calvin…