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.


The guy who got me into the writing business (not to mention the world) just passed. Poynter interviewed me about him. Contribute to the James Wyman Memorial Journalism Scholarship here (click "allocation not listed").

"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