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RESTAURANT DIARIES

Lost wages. Broken dreams. Tales from inside the restaurant trenches

Restaurant Diaries captures the stories of the owners, chefs, and staffers upended by business closures.

COOKING FROM HOME

Chapter 7: The Ghosts of Quarantine Future

Weeks ahead of us, what have the people in Italy learned about life in quarantine that we, now, might learn from them?

COOKING FROM HOME

Chapter 6: Cabbage, a love story

During the Great Potato Famine, cabbage was there for Ireland. And during the Great Sequestration of 2020, cabbage is here for you. For an uncannily long time.

FOOD

How the Pine Street Inn feeds Boston’s frightened homeless

Chef Frank van Overbeeke provides meals for those who can’t shelter in place.

COOKING FROM HOME

Chapter 5: The freezer is a time capsule

Today I took out a tub of soup from the freezer. Turkey barley. My mother brought it the last time she visited. Once it’s gone, I don’t know when I’ll taste my mother’s cooking again.


COOKING FROM HOME

Chapter 4: Let a nation of bread bakers arise

Often seen as the final, intimidating frontier of baking, bread is now becoming our national project.

COOKING FROM HOME

Chapter 3: Herbs might save us

Don’t forget to celebrate spring.

COOKING FROM HOME

Chapter 2: Soooo. I hear you bought some beans.

Beans have always been a punch line, an insult, unfairly maligned. The musical fruit. Something you’re full of. A whole hill of them? Not worth much.

Find the Cooking From Home newsletters here

Devra First’s 14-day end-times cooking newsletter is part deliciousness, part existential dread.

COOKING FROM HOME

Chapter 1: The exquisite normalcy of chopping an onion

Welcome to the apocalypse. It’s going to be delicious.

FROM THE PANTRY

Dishes you can make with what’s on hand

Remember, the point is to put dinner on the table.

The year of the pandemic Passover

There will be no cramming in around tables, no sharing of a holiday meal. But no matter how small and subdued the Seder, people still want to eat.

Chocolate care packages for you or a loved one

Black Dinah Chocolatiers of Maine came up with three new care packages that will make being stuck at home more palatable.