A pastry chef kneads dough to make bread.

Why We Wait: A Defense of Food That Takes Time

I have friends who would happily consume a pill with the day's nutrients and eliminate that arduous process of chewing altogether if they could. Anything, really, to avoid standing in lines spanning

Ira's self-care salad is colorful and therapeutic after a long day at work.

The Therapeutic Benefits of Cooking and Baking

The work of chopping — and the primary reason I think my roommate often chooses an elaborate, produce-heavy dish — provides a sense of focus and clarity, a kind of meditative state found in committing

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