A Paean to PB&P

Why a peanut butter and pickle sandwich is the totally not-gross snack you need in your mouth right now.

April 23 2018 7:23 PMIs the Current Tainted Romaine Panic Affecting People’s Salads?At one busy NYC spot, most diners lunched as usual.
April 23 2018 5:55 AMThis Post About Breathless Online Food Writing Will Give You a Reason to Live
April 20 2018 12:33 PMHow Do People Decide Which Snacks Belong at a Funeral?
April 18 2018 8:00 AMHysterical CravingsHow “pickles and ice cream” became the iconic “crazy” snack for pregnant women.
April 17 2018 7:30 AM“I Found a Half-Pint of Seafood Salad”: How Movie Theater Employees Feel About All the Weird Snacks People Smuggle In
April 16 2018 5:56 AMWant a Little Nosh?Welcome to Slate’s pop-up blog about snacks.
Feb. 7 2018 7:51 PMThere’s Nothing Wrong With Server-Speak. In Fact, It’s Polite!
Jan. 26 2018 6:20 PMWhy Are French People Fighting Over Discount Nutella?
Aug. 13 2017 7:04 PMThe Devilish Magic of Halo TopAmerica’s gone crazy for the low-calorie ice cream. It’s an illusion of healthiness I can eat right up.
July 29 2016 12:57 PMWhat Can Pizza Tell Us About Ourselves?Probably nothing. But delivery-based data sure was amusing.
May 1 2016 8:24 PMIf You Are What You Eat, America Is AllrecipesThe nation’s most popular recipe site reveals the enormous gap between foodie culture and what people actually cook.
March 20 2016 8:32 PMIn Praise of LeftoversThey’re not glamorous, but they’re the most joyous part of my cooking life.
Jan. 11 2016 5:53 AMSome of the Most Delicious Foods in the World Are DisappearingHow the loss of biodiversity affects what we eat—and why it’s dangerous.
Dec. 18 2015 11:26 AMWhy Chocolate Experts Think the Mast Brothers Are FraudsA blogger has come out with damning allegations about the Brooklyn chocolate company’s early days.
Nov. 12 2015 10:37 AMStop Telling Me to Make My Own LunchEveryone says brown-bagging it is cheaper and healthier. They’re wrong—but it wouldn’t matter if they were right.
April 23 2018 4:52 PMAccessing the Munchie MainframeWhy the foolish idea of hacking vending machines remains so appealing.
April 20 2018 6:05 PMGot the Munchies This 4/20? Our Stoned Snacking Cookbook Is Here to Help.
April 19 2018 11:14 AMWhat Happens When You Get Peckish in Space?Two astronauts explain how snacking works in orbit.
April 18 2018 5:51 AMNature Valley Explains Why Its Granola Bars Make Such a MessAnd shows us how to eat them properly.
April 16 2018 5:57 AMIs That Empty Air in Your Chip Bag a Scam? Maybe, but Not in Court.
Feb. 21 2018 10:29 AMWhy Comparing Trump’s Food Stamp “Harvest Boxes” to Blue Apron Is so Unappetizing
Feb. 6 2018 2:07 PMYou Know What, I Do Want “Lady Doritos”The backlash to these hypothetical new chips is absurd.
Jan. 25 2018 5:42 PMHalal Is a Growing Food Trend in America. So Why Did KFC Stop One Owner From Marketing His Halal Chicken That Way?
Nov. 30 2016 11:08 AMThe Federal Government’s Program to Feed Pregnant Women and Children Is TerribleWIC is supposed to provide nutritional support to low-income families. Instead it turns grocery shopping into a bureaucratic nightmare.
May 9 2016 8:10 AMThis Man Will Teach You How to CookSo many cooking shows focus on competition or simply narrate recipes. Jacques Pépin’s shows emphasize technique.
April 27 2016 9:30 AMWhy Are Salad Greens Always Labeled “Triple-Washed”?Making lettuce safe is a lot more complicated than you’d think.
Feb. 3 2016 5:15 AMThis Simple Trick Will Change the Way You Shop at Trader Joe’s ForeverSlate’s secret T.J.’s shopping hack, explained.
Jan. 7 2016 10:30 AMThe Italian Anchovy Juice That Might Change Your LifeColatura di alici is the transformative ingredient you’ve been waiting for.
Nov. 25 2015 12:00 PM20 Guests, 19 PiesWhat happens when a Thanksgiving tradition gets completely out of hand.
Nov. 2 2015 12:44 PMWhat We Really Cook for DinnerIt involves tortillas. Trader Joe’s tortillas, specifically.