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Are Alternatives Appropriate?

Are Alternatives Appropriate?

In the ever-expanding U.S. wellness industry, the appropriation practices and ideology can lead to a devaluing of culture and a scarcity of ingredients.

Reflections from the Editors

Reflections from the Editors

Editor’s Antonio Diaz and Stef Ferrari reflect on Life & Thyme throughout the past decade.

A Humble Jewel Crowns Holiday Memories

A Humble Jewel Crowns Holiday Memories

The simple luxury of a clementine signifies both small town and the world beyond its borders.

For Love and Latkes

For Love and Latkes

A Hanukkah tradition brings customary light to a new marriage.

Most Importantly, Cookies.

Most Importantly, Cookies.

On Christmas morning, cookies connect new holidays with past memories.

The Complicated Nature of American Cranberry Farming

The Complicated Nature of American Cranberry Farming

The cranberry industry’s complex history, and modern efforts battle to carve out an identity and market beyond the holiday table.

Christmas Postcards from the Southern Hemisphere

Christmas Postcards from the Southern Hemisphere

In the Southern Hemisphere, Christmas traditions take shape under a variety of cultural influences and ingredient availability, in the hands of creative, worldly chefs who blend history and modernity.

Chai-Town

Chai-Town

A shift in environment can trigger new instincts, cravings and comforts—some of which can last long after the cold has thawed.

Read the Transcript: Coffee in Crisis

Read the Transcript: Coffee in Crisis

For our ninth session of Over Coffee, our ongoing morning panel series, we sat down with coffee professionals to discuss the current economic and economical state of coffee. Read the transcript here.

The Hyphenated American Food Staples

The Hyphenated American Food Staples

American foodways are a fluid representation of immigrant cuisines, adapted and integrated to become new cultural hallmarks.

Thyme for Recognition

Thyme for Recognition

In a new series exploring the culinary unsung hero category of herbs, we investigate the origins of thyme and its use in multiple cultural cuisines.

Don’t Ghost on Your Neighborhood Restaurant

Don’t Ghost on Your Neighborhood Restaurant

The relationship between restaurant and regular is an endangered one, but worth investing in for the future of the food industry.

Raising a Chef

Raising a Chef

What’s it like to raise the future leaders of the food industry? We asked the parents of accomplished chefs to share their stories.

Fannie Lou Hamer and Farming as Activism

Fannie Lou Hamer and Farming as Activism

Dr. Monica M. White shares an excerpt from her new book, Freedom Farmers, with the work of Fannie Lou Hamer leading the charge as an example of social justice through agriculture.

Influential African Americans in Food History

Influential African Americans in Food History

A brief introduction to some of the most influential and inspiring African American figures in U.S. culinary history.

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