Benjamin Phelan
Benjamin Phelan

Benjamin Phelan is a writer living in Louisville, Ky.

Food
Oct. 7 2015 5:35 AMTime Is on Your SideKneaded bread vs. no-knead bread is a false dichotomy. You should be making slow bread.
Brow Beat
March 7 2013 9:13 AMThe Right Kind of Liquor To Put in Your Hot Toddy. (Hint: It’s Not Whiskey.)
Food
Aug. 30 2012 8:44 AMAwesome SauceThe right kind of tomato to use in your tomato sauce.
Food
Nov. 18 2011 7:11 PMPizza Is Not a VegetableBut neither is anything else, really.
Drink
April 11 2013 7:13 AMFor Peat’s SakePeat is not a renewable resource. What does that mean for my favorite Scotch whiskies?
Human Evolution
Oct. 23 2012 8:20 AMThe Most Spectacular Mutation in Recent Human HistoryHow did milk help found Western civilization?
Food
July 24 2012 6:40 AMOthers’ MilkWhy don’t we consume dairy products from mammals that aren’t cows?
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