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Recipe Writing Week

Introducing Pearls of Wisdom: Ruth Reichl

By • June 25, 2012 • 4 Comments

Introducing Pearls of Wisdom: Ruth Reichl

Introducing Pearls of Wisdom -- in conjunction with FOOD52's Recipe Writing Week, we'll be bringing you pro tips from the food world's best chefs and writers. Stay tuned for more every day this week at 11:00 AM.

Today, we're kicking off our recipe advice mini-series Pearls of Wisdom with a bang -- that's right, with Ruth Reichl. She hardly needs introduction, but just in case: Reichl is currently the editorial advisor at Gilt Taste, where she writes the "How to Make a Better..." column. She was formerly the restaurant critic at the New York Times and the editor-in-chief of Gourmet Magazine, and has written a host of memoirs and cookbooks. This is all in addition to numerous TV and radio appearances -- oh, and four James Beard awards.

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From the Community

OPEN CALL For Submissions

By • May 15, 2012 • 7 Comments

OPEN CALL For Submissions

Did you read Lukas Volger's beautiful post last week, all about his memories of cooking with his mother?

It was the first in our new series of essays on food, and we want to hear from you! We're seeking short essays of 500-1000 words that tell your food stories, food memories, and food knowledge. Whether it's a short paper on the origin of the modern New York bagel, a personal essay about your grandmother's zeppole, or a piece about the first time you cooked for yourself as an adult, we want to hear your stories. No restaurant stories or news, please -- we want to hear about home cooking. And if you have a recipe to include, that's all the better!

Here are all the details:

Pasted into the email -- no attachments! -- send your 500-1000 word piece and optional recipe to [email protected].
• If your essay is accepted, you'll be ask to create a FOOD52 account (if you haven't already) and to upload your recipe.
• Accepted essays will be published in Feed52 twice a week.

We look forward to reading your work! And watch out for an essay by our very own Brette Warshaw tomorrow on Feed52.

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