About Laurie Colwin

Colwin is the author of five novels (Happy All the Time, Family Happiness, Goodbye Without Leaving, Shine On, Bright and Dangerous Object, and A Big Storm Knocked It Over); three collections of short stories (Passion and Affect, Another Marvelous Thing, and The Lone Pilgrim); and two collections of essays (Home Cooking and More Home Cooking). She died in 1992.

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A Writer Returns to the Kitchen

Home Cooking

A Writer in the Kitchen

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Recipe Boxes


Dinner Guest

The gamification of cooking

Earning points

Most of the time with cooking and eating, the rules are clear.

Graze: Bites from the Site
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The secret sharer

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The Culinate Interview

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The vegetarian-cooking pioneer


Down South

Barbecue, tamales, cocktails, and more

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