About Elizabeth Stewart

Elizabeth Stewart has been a writer and editor for 30 years. Her reviews, interviews, features, and essays have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, New West, and many other publications. She has been Books Editor at the newsweekly Pacific Sun for 25 years. Stewart has also published short stories and poetry. Born and raised in Scotland, she arrived in the U.S. at the age of 22 and has lived in Marin County, California, ever since.

Pink Gin

Pink Gin

An old-fashioned cocktail that takes its namesake tinge of pink—albeit a manly man’s shade of pink—from a splash of bitters. A cure-all of sorts. Elizabeth Stewart explains.

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Three Parkins cookies--golden brown British biscuits flecked with oatmeal on white wood

My Family’s Parkins Cookies

Elizabeth Stewart discovered her late mum’s cookbook years after she passed. Flipping through it brought her mum to life in its smudged pages.

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