The LC Book Club takes on A Tiger in the Kitchen by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan. Join us, and author Tan, for online Twitter chats November 5 and 9.
About Allison Parker
Sweet solutions to stubborn problems. That’s a motto our managing editor loves—and the reason she’s head over hand-mixer for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer.
How to pack your child’s lunch with panache? Eco-friendly Bazura Bags, crafted in the Philippines by underprivileged women, bring more than a little elan to any midday meal. Allison explains.
Ice pops have a way of making everything better. Always have. And even though today’s creations bear little resemblance to those of yore, it’s all good.
The LC Book Club is reading Beaten, Seared, and Sauced by Jonathan Dixon. Leave your questions here, and join online chats with the author Aug 16 and 20.
Ready to devour more books? Join the LC Book Club as we read The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love by Kristin Kimball. Discussions live online June 11 and 14.
Grab knife, fork and book, and dig in! The LC Book Club launches with Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton. Discussion starts online 4.23.11.
What happens to Allison when her husband has to work every single Valentine’s Day at a restaurant? A lot of warmed-over mac & cheese, reading, and an early night.
Author Richard C. Morais talks with LC’s managing editor, Allison Parker, about his debut novel, The Hundred-Foot Journey.
Cracker Jack, the treat of baseball games, flummoxed The Frenchman, Allison’s husband, and didn’t impress Q, her son—until she made her own.
Author Aimee Bender talks with LC’s managing editor, Allison Parker, about her strangely sweet novel, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake.
Corny? We say not. These heart-shaped measuring spoons, each engraved with a sentiment (“a heap of happiness”), bring a smile to the cook and whimsy to a recipe.
Allison, our managing editor, discovers the blessings of making a phanouropita, a traditional Greek cake said to help the baker find missing things when it’s given away.