A writer recalls the challenges her father faced smuggling chicken fat and chopped liver—Jewish contraband—back home across the border.
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Novelist, essayist, and food writer James Sturz reads his sensual and occasionally erotic piece about the pleasures of flesh—both animal and human—and the sometimes disquieting similarity between them.
Gary Allen recounts the pleasure he derives from noshing on bananas while vacationing.
Food writing isn’t as glamorous as it seems. Eating—oftentimes bad—meals is part of the job, as David explains. A cautionary tale for new food writers.
Stove fanatic David Leite writes about his obsession with his Viking stove, nicknamed Thor, its massive BTUs, and its sleek lines. The stove is his power.