Take a step outside, and you’ll know it’s a strange new world we’ve been living in since the pandemic began. Folks are wearing surgical masks and greeting one another with awkward elbow bumps. There are plastic partitions between you and your pharmacist and an eerie absence of cars on the road. It’s gotten us feeling downright nostalgic—not just for the smörgåsbord of free samples at Costco (although, who doesn’t feel that ache?), but for buffets and potluck dinners, and the old-fashioned casseroles and other divine, crowd-pleasing vittles you knew would be waiting for you on the line. And don’t even get us started on fondues, sundae bars, Korean barbecue, and good ole s’mores[Read more]