March 24, 2017 Steve Avery

Photos by Claire Lower. Greetings sous-vide adventurers, and welcome back to a warm and comforting installment of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Delicious dal won out in last week’s topic-picking session, which was initially kind of…

March 23, 2017 Steve Avery

The other day at the gym, I found this bag of peanut butter “protein cookies” and was utterly fascinated by it. The packaging proudly displays “18 grams of protein per bag,” along with every healthy-sounding buzzword there is: non-GMO, gluten-free, and high protein. Let’s not put on airs, bag of…

March 23, 2017 Steve Avery

“Not quite spaghetti and meatballs,” prepared and eaten by yours truly. Though I’m fully aware that most of you have never seen or even heard of a “leftover sandwich,” I am in the habit of ordering foot-long subs, and this habit often leaves me with an extra six inches of…

March 23, 2017 Steve Avery

Photo by Claire Lower. On a scale from “1” to “listeria” the amount of stomach trouble I would expect a bowl of rice to give me falls around a “2,” but apparently the seemingly innocuous grain can inflict a lot of pain if it’s not stored properly. Advertisement According to…

March 23, 2017 Steve Avery

I am not a huge fan of athlete-designed or endorsed foods and diets, mainly because I am not an athlete, but I also hate the joyless, clinical approach so many of these “diets” take. (In fact, when Tom Brady released his absurd, overpriced “nutritional manual” last year, I was incensed.)…

March 23, 2017 Steve Avery

Photos by Claire Lower. When I’m flying, my snacks have two very important jobs. They should keep me from getting hungry but, more importantly, they need to entertain and distract me from how much I despise flying. Advertisement But packing a good snack bag isn’t as simple as throwing a…