About Laurie Colwin

Laurie Colwin was primarily a writer of fiction–five novels and three collections of short stories–although she also wrote with gusto about home cooking. She is perhaps best known for her collections of essays on food, Home Cooking and More Home Cooking. Her work first appeared in The New Yorker, after which she became a regular contributor to GourmetMademoiselleAllure, and Playboy. @lauriecolwin

A slab of Katharine Hepburn brownies cut into 9 pieces, on parchment paper, with a knife nearby

Katharine Hepburn Brownies

Who knew Katharine Hepburn was as agile at baking as acting? These brownies make us think maybe she missed her true calling.