Black Beans by Laurie Colwin

256px-Annibale_Carracci_The_BeaneaterLaurie Colwin is the writer-turned-foodwriter in recent contemporary American foodwriting most likely to win “Most Unabashedly Well-Loved” by her audience. She writes of what home is and what families are supposed to be – and of the nurturing potential of food. Nothing complex, no layers or arguments. Just a clear-eyed gaze and a hug.

Screen Shot 2014-09-14 at 10.37.00 AMTo continue reading this piece in full (and to see the recipes provided and more) go to google books where Laurie Colwin writes of black beans.

Omelette Roulee by Julia Child

 

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Julia Child tops the list of ‘favorite chefs’ and ‘favorite cookbook authors’ among foodies of all ilks. Recipe-writing and cooking instruction are inarguably foodwriting. As a matter of fact, there are those who believe that *only* recipe-writing and cooking instruction are true foodwriting. Julia did it impeccably well.

 

Julia’s seven-page recipe for omelettes is from the site JC100- Julia Child on tumblr. Click here to go to the site and read the full version.