A Competitive Cook's Wild Ride A young cookbook author brings his best recipes to the Iowa State Fair. What will win—wholesome food or back-of-the-box cuisine?
Digging Up Maine's Best Recipes Linda Greenlaw, the Maine fisherman turned best-selling memoirist, is now something more: a cookbook author. She and her mother, Martha Greenlaw, talk about gathering ideas for their new collaboration, Recipes from a Very Small Island.
Malibu Garden Party Landscape-designer-to-the-stars Jay Griffith created his own stunning Malibu retreat with entertaining in mind. Here, he invites friends to a gathering by the sea with a Mediterranean menu from top L.A. chef Michael Cimarusti.
Not a Cook-Off Per Se It was more a love-in than a competition when Thomas Keller and Jonathan Benno of New York City's Per Se each took on the challenge of creating a fast menu using the same set of iconic summer ingredients.
State of the Union How does chef Michael Romano of Manhattan's Union Square Cafe stay fresh? By shopping at the Union Square Greenmarket.
Why Irish Chefs Love County Cork

Many of Ireland's most adventurous new chefs are settling down in rugged, coastal County Cork. Opinionated Irish food critic John McKenna guides writer Howard Jacobson on a delicious road trip.