About JJ Goode

JJ Goode

JJ Goode has written about food and travel for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Gourmet, Saveur, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Men’s Vogue, Details, and Every Day with Rachael Ray. He’s also co-authored more than half a dozen cookbooks, including his most recent title, A Girl and Her Greens, with celebrated chef April Bloomfield. A Jersey native, he lives in Brooklyn.

One-Armed Mirepoix and Other Culinary Misadventures

One-Armed Mirepoix and Other Culinary Misadventures

Of all the bad things that could befall a baby, what happened to me was perhaps the best of the worst. I was born with only one arm. Well, sort of. Technically, I was born with radial aplasia, a condition that made my right arm about the size and shape of a plucked turkey wing. […]