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Posts Tagged: cooking

Diner Boys

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But then, full of longing to be someone other than I was, his work seemed perfect.

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Pig on a Stick

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My Filipino father refused to be upstaged by a white man’s lechon.

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Jane Austen in Pakistan: A Conversation with Soniah Kamal

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Soniah Kamal discusses her forthcoming novel, UNMARRIAGABLE.

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Smoke Screen

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I am an oracle who, while dispensing answers to all those who seek them, cannot predict my own future.

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Everybody Is Fine: Talking with Jasmine Guillory

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Jasmine Guillory discusses her debut novel, The Wedding Date, finding success, writing sex, and the revolutionary act of eating.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “In the Kitchen”

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Women grooming their daughters to be good housewives teach them how to cook, no? A woman grooming her daughter to be something else in the world would keep her out of the kitchen.

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Endless Preparation: Apples and Women’s Work

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It makes sense to me that Johnny Appleseed, a man, would travel God’s earth spreading his profligate seed. And then women are doomed to their lives trying to make that seed into something useful.

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The Rumpus Book Club Chat with Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton

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Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton on their new book Knives & Ink, cooking with pigs’ heads, and long-distance collaboration.

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Baking Lessons: Needing, Rising, and Letting Go

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When I took those breaths, I also learned to say, “I am enough, I am enough, I am enough.”

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Cooked: The Story of Everything

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Because Cooked samples from all of its predecessors in style and topic, it becomes a show that can’t be pigeonholed into the tired and dry mechanisms of foodie-media.

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Are You a Cook or a Baker?

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Do you enjoy the culinary results of tossing ingredients together with some heat to create some spontaneous deliciousness? Or do you prefer the structured act of measuring and timing that create cookies and cakes? The methodological divide between cooking and baking is not so different between different types of writing: writers who write spontaneously versus […]

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The Big Idea: Mark Bittman

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Suzanne Koven talks to food journalist, author, and activist Mark Bittman about his “Big Idea”—how food has changed in the last fifty years, and how to teach our children to eat better.

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Anna March’s Reading Mixtape #6: Eat Me: Delicious Food Memoirs

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It seems to me that our three basic needs, for food and security and love, are so mixed and mingled and entwined that we cannot straightly think of one without the others. So it happens that when I write of hunger, I am really writing about love and the hunger for it, and warmth and […]

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The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show: Ross Gay

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In Episode 9 of The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show, Dave Roderick talks with poet Ross Gay chats about his new collection, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, gardening, and “the discipline of joy.”

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I Cook Because I Love You

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When my grandmother taught me to make banana pancakes, which we did every Wednesday night through much of my childhood, she would counsel “Hold the bowl” as I stirred, which became, in our letters to each other, code for “I love you.” Might cooking for another person be considered an act of love? Emma Allen […]

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