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Josie Adams

I am a cookbook collector, cheese geek, and have a pup named Wendy Darling. I love wild roses, Earl Grey, and have a sunny apartment in - you guessed it - Brooklyn.

My favorite meal? Steamed lobster, drawn butter and cold beer at sunset on the Menemsha docks on Martha's Vineyard. (Or a ripe wheel of Rush Creek Reserve - just give me a spoon.)

Dansko’s in the Test Kitchen

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You may think that the Living test kitchen’s favorite cooking tool is a stand mixer, a wooden spoon, or a silpat. But really, it’s our Dansko shoes. We particularly love the XP Pros; we are able to stand comfortably for hours on end due to their cushy yet unparalleled stability. Each of us has our own [...]

9 Holiday Dinner Recipes

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When my colleagues in the test kitchen happened upon my red folder titled “Holiday Recipes” they poked a little good-humored fun (it was the first week of October). Now that December has finally arrived, let’s talk Christmas! Some of my friends think it’s extreme that I plan dinner before I’ve had breakfast, so this is [...]