A Peek Inside Laurie Colwin’s Own Recipe Book

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Laurie Colwin was an unabashed advocate for comfort food, the sort that makes you feel at home in your own kitchen. Refinery29 has a short and sweet interview with the daughter of this much-missed food writer, and a peek inside Colwin’s own handwritten recipe book.

Laurie Colwin was a writer and novelist who wrote a much-loved column for Gourmet, now collected in Home Cooking and More Home Cooking — two books that have provided me with a great deal of inspiration and reassurance in the kitchen. If you haven’t encountered her writing yet, give yourself an early Christmas present and pick up Home Cooking.

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