I want Eleanor (baby girl) to have some family traditions that sort of steer her through childhood. My mind, of course, immediately went to food. Meatloaf on Fridays or pancakes every Sunday or lasagna the first week of the month. Josh, of course, was like […]
WHY THOUGHTS ‘N’ PANS
First, I really love food. Every time you cook, you’re creating a chemical reaction that can’t be undone. Pancakes can never again become eggs and flour, and that’s really cool. Plus, now I have a legitimate reason to bake cakes all the time.
Second, I love writing – or more specifically, I love words. My dad raised me on Scrabble and Boggle, and I was always the cheerleader at halftime who was more interested in getting to the next chapter of Anna Karenina than in talking to boys. My now husband and I met in college and started dating when we had poetry class together. We later became co-chief editors of the student newspaper and started an Onion-esque column with social commentary on campus politics and even added a dorm-friendly recipes section to help students satisfy midnight cravings. Learn more about me.