Abigail Bassett’s recent story on the cultural history and significance of taro root around the world for National Geographic.
I had the fantastic opportunity to interview Amanda Hesser, one of the co-founders of the most popular places that you can see thousands of test kitchen-approved recipes, shop for the kitchenware you need to make them, and discuss the results with like-minded people. Hesser started […]
Read my story at Cool Hunting For years, the tequila category has moved toward becoming the next captivating collector’s market while the liquid has maintained its image as a party staple. No brand embodies this more than Patrón. The well-known, big-box brand has a history […]
Beer, like most consumer goods, has a significant environmental impact but brewers of all sizes, all over the U.S. are doing their best to stave off the effects of climate change. Here’s a recent piece I produced for Fortune Magazine’s Path to Zero, a 9-month […]
In general, liquor and alcohol marketing has always played on gender stereotypes. Want to be seen as a powerful man? Drink a martini. Want to be one of the boys? Drink a beer. If you’re a woman, you obviously want something fruity, so a tropical […]
ntuitive eating isn’t really a new concept, but it’s become more mainstream over the last few years as a backlash against the pervasive diet culture shown on social media and elsewhere. We started covering the trend last year as we all sheltered at home, and stress-ate our […]
How to Get Enough Protein When You Don’t Feel Like Eating Meat–According to a Mayo Clinic Nutritionist
Here’s how to get enough protein when you don’t feel like eating meat.
Emotional eating can show up when things get stressful. Here’s a new way to mange stress eating.
I occasionally write for publications outside of the automotive realm and as a big foodie and fitness fanatic, I like to stretch my skills a bit and see what I can do. Recently I did a short trial with Eater Austin and put together a […]
While doing some work for Forbes Brand Voice, I had the chance to meet two incredible women–who started their own sweet business in Brooklyn, NY–and are making it big today. The best part? They don’t pay their employees minimum wage – because they believe their […]
Abigail Bassett is a Senior Producer with CNNMoney.com. She lives in New York with her husband and two very helpful dogs who clean up all her cooking messes. This is her second in a two-part series as Abigail reports back on her first joint family Christmas dinner. […]