Fresh From the Oven

My list of "19 Surprising Facts About Chocolate Chip Cookies" on Buzzfeed "blew up" on Facebook just a day before Slate published my tribute to Ruth Wakefield.



Indelible Spam

More than 20 years after I'm a Spam Fan and nearly 14 after Spam: A Biography, I'm still getting interviewed about Spam - as for this recent Pacific Standard story.

"A fun-loving writer who romps through the world of food as if it were one great big carnival." - Providence Journal

"Julia Child she ain't" - Publisher's Weekly