Good Housekeeping Magazine

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Jane Muscroft of Queen's Cuisine, Part 2

    This is part two of Deborah Hyland's Chef's Choice profile of Jane Muscroft of Queen's Cuisine ( Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Muscroft, will be published tomorrow. Deborah Hyland​Did your family cook when you were a child? Oh yes. My mum cooked dinner eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Kosher Soul Food: Uncommonly Delicious!

    Aimee LevittAndria Simckes (right) and her mother, Evelyn Lard, might be the only two kosher soul-food cooks in St. Louis.​Few cuisines would appear to be as incompatible -- nay, irreconcilable -- as kosher food and soul food. It's not that Jews don't have soul -- it's just that they're strong ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2010

    Gut Check Conjures the Ghosts of Thanksgivings (Far) Past

    On November 29, 1900, the Park Avenue Hotel in New York City hosted a Thanksgiving dinner. While Good Housekeeping advised the masses to stick to roast turkey, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, tomato soup and pumpkin and mince pies, the menu for the super-rich was quite different. ​

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    20 Unholy Recipes: Dishes So Awful We Had to Make Them

    After about a year of perusing old-school cookbooks looking for weird recipes and spotting bizarre trends (hot dogs eggs, inside a Jell-O mold) from the '50s, food blogger Robin Wheeler compiled her twenty most stomach-turning concoctions. (Do not view this list before lunch. Jeez, or maybe after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Throwback of the House: New-Look Cocktail Spreads Defy Color Theory, Flavor Combinations

    Robin Wheeler​The more I read, the more certain I am that the people at Good Housekeeping were the smirking girls in high school who'd take a dowdy girl, offer her a make-over, turn her into Whizzo the Clown and laugh at her expense."Hey Mitzi. I know how we can really screw things up for poor ol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Throwback of the House: Uncool Vienna-Sausage Shortcake

    Todd Ehlers, Wikimedia CommonsWhen I was in fourth grade, I loved Vienna Sausages and took them in my lunch to school several times a week. I also liked Laura Branigan and Tic Tac Dough, so what the hell did I know?I can't remember the last time I had Vienna Sausages, or when I realized that gelatin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Throwback of the House: Baking the Summer Away

    Todd Ehlers, Wikimedia CommonsAh, summer food. It's the only thing I like about summer. I'd gladly live in a climate that never rose above 60 degrees if it weren't for giving up local produce, cookouts and a good old-fashioned summer cheese bake.What? You don't have the summer tradition of cranking ... More >>

  • Film

    January 7, 2009
  • Dining

    January 30, 2002

    Old Hat

    Café Balaban, revered as one of St. Louis' great restaurants, is riding on its reputation

  • Music

    December 1, 1999


    Classical pianist Margaret Leng Tan downsizes her ambitions -- with big results

  • News

    November 17, 1999


    There's method to her madness, and Lady Luck has the prizes to prove it