Writings

Writings
Yonah Schimmels-Knishes

The Jewish Food of My Childhood

The late Joan Rivers indulges us with her inimitable, opinionated, and fond way of seeing the food of her childhood.

It's Raining, I'm Pouring

Nursery Rhymes For Parents

All your favorite nursery rhyme characters—all grown up, new to parenthood, and in desperate need of a stiff drink.

Beekman 1802 Fruitcake

Leite’s Loves…Beekman 1802 Generous Fruitcake

This fruitcake from the Fabulous Beekman Boys has David swooning with its dates, figs, apricots, pineapple, raisins, and pecans.

Monica Turkey Head

Thanksgiving Scenes

Thanksgiving has always been something of a mystery to me. I mean, as a Brit, I know the basics. I know it celebrates the Pilgrims sailing away from the motherland, only to name every town they founded after someplace British. I know about the turkey and the pumpkin pie, and I get the distinct impression […]

Dorie Greenspan's Dough

The Easiest Way to Roll Dough

Dorie Greenspan, the dearest and sweetest rebel we know, explains the easiest way to roll dough in her latest book, Baking Chez Moi.

I Am Not a Nugget

A Day in the Life of a Vegan Grocery Cashier

More than just a spoof on vegans and stereotypes, this humorous essay begs a little self-questioning.

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Think Pink

Yes, we know, the whole world thinks pink this time of year. But one tutu-clad man thinks pink all year round. And we love him for it.

Hot Dog Sign

Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good

Some things don’t make sense at the time but later seem perfectly in place. Kat Flinn explains in her memoir.

Richard C. Morais

The Hundred-Foot Journey: An Interview with Richard C. Morais

Author Richard C. Morais talks with LC’s managing editor, Allison Parker, about his debut novel, The Hundred-Foot Journey.

Julie and Julia Toasting

Best Food Scenes in Movies

Get ready to add to your Netflix queue with 100-plus romantic, kooky, strange, or otherwise memorable food moments in movies.

Hibiscus Beet Sorbet

Fashionable Foods

Ever get a haunting sense of deja vu when you flip through fashion magazines instead of food magazines? Us, too.

Cookbook Finder App

Leite’s Loves…Cookbook Finder App

Need an inexpensive gift for, gosh, just about anyone? T. Susan Chang’s Cookbook Finder app is your answer.

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