The Malevolent Guild of Pastry Chefs

Nov 22, 2017

Comic by John Peacock

Okay, class! Today we will make a cream bun.

Cartoons, Food | Read More

The Essence of Home

Nov 24, 2014

TW Column by Judith A. Ross

Creating a space where people feel safe and cosseted is truly an art.

Talking Art, Food, Blogging | Read More

I’m a Blogger—Deal with It

Oct 06, 2014

Theme Essay by Bianca Garcia

Food bloggers now have more clout than traditional restaurant critics and food editors.

Food, Money, Blogging | Read More

I Write, Therefore I Cook

Dec 04, 2013

Essay by Fred Setterberg

Dinner gets done. Books get abandoned, bungled, finished, finally published, and ultimately forgotten.

Writer's Life, Food | Read More

I Wrote a Gumbo

Nov 21, 2012

TW Column by Emily Toth

I’m not the only one to equate supporting characters with vegetables.

About Fiction, Food, Nothing but the Toth | Read More

Gluttony: The Good Eater

Oct 01, 2012

Theme Essay by Emily Toth

I was a gawky teen when I found out from Shakespeare that skinny people can’t be trusted.

Food, Writerly Sins | Read More

My Book Group Dines with Thomas Hardy

Dec 19, 2011

Theme Essay by Linda Marino

The texture was “spongy,” but it really did go with the feel of the book.

Reader's Life, Food | Read More

Freeing a Life at Chinese New Year

Dec 12, 2011

Personal Essay by Li Min Mo

Fog obscured the houses. The scrawny, shaven-head rickshaw man sighed and hummed with the pedaling noise.

Memoir, Family Stories, Food | Read More

A.S. Byatt’s Plums

Dec 05, 2011

Theme Essay by Elizabeth Langosy

Precision or immediacy? How do writers describe the 'real' world?

Authors, Food | Read More

The Kitchen Conjuror

Nov 28, 2011

Book Review by Lorraine Berry

Anger is the sensation of 'peppercorns in a mortar and pestle, grinding around in a circle until they finally yield and crack.'

Book Reviews, Food, Illness | Read More


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