Editing, while playing with words, is also about playing with ideas. Creating a compelling voice. Engaging with readers. Shaping perceptions of the world. Curating content. Blurring the line
between the aspirational and the practical. Here,
a handful of the voices, recipes, perceptions and inspirations that I've escorted into existence.
How To Be Fat
Or rather, How To Be Beautiful.
Nature's Most Perfect Form
Jonathan Gold on the essential and existential egg.
What Cooking Reminds Us Of
Come back to yourself in the kitchen.
My One And Only
A man and his spatula.
The Kids' Table
Wobbly card table as hallowed holiday tradition.
Why We Bake
Diana Abu-Jaber shares some grandmotherly advice.
When Guys Get Sick
Musings on passive-aggressive caretaking.
Eating Alone In Italy
The challenge inherent in dining tutto solo.
Katherine Hepburn's Brownies
Perhaps Hepburn missed her true calling.
How To Eat A Porcupine
An expat game for (almost) anything.
Cooking For My Sons
A single dad grows up as he grows closer to his kids.
Jim Harrison muses on the primal pleasures of meat.
Cooking With Scrambled Legs
One mom's struggle to turn a disability into an ability.