Writings

Writings
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.

Kids Table

Tales From the Kids’ Table

Love it or loathe it, the kids’ table played a formative role in most childhoods, evidenced by these tales of daring and debauchery.

Woman Screaming

Little Cabinet of Horrors

You haven’t experienced horror until you’ve confronted the inside of a spice cabinet or spice drawer after a decade of neglect.

Dave's Coffee Syrup

Leite’s Loves…Dave’s Coffee Syrup

David gives us a glimpse of his childhood, divulging a little of what he liked to drink and a lot of what he liked to think.

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