Lauren Shockey

Lauren Shockey is a New York City-based food writer and trained cook. She is the author of the recently released cookbook, Hangover Helper: Delicious Cures from Around the World (Hardie Grant, 2019) and the culinary memoir with recipes, Four Kitchens: My Life Behind the Burner in New York, Hanoi, Tel Aviv, and Paris. (Grand Central, 2011). Previously the restaurant critic at The Village Voice, Lauren has also freelanced for numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Travel + Leisure, Slate, Bon Appetit, Saveur and Food52. A graduate of the University of Chicago, she holds a diploma in classic culinary arts from The French Culinary Institute (now the International Culinary Center) and a Master of Arts in food studies from New York University.
Everything Bagel Latkes Are Irresistibly Crispy and Savory
Indeed, bagels with cream cheese and latkes with sour cream have a lot in common
Dec 13, 2022
This Cheesy One-Pot Pasta Tastes Just Like French Onion Soup
And you only need five ingredients to make it.
Oct 12, 2021
The "Bacon Butty" Is the Ultimate 4-Ingredient Hangover Recipe
This sandwich is so popular throughout the United Kingdom that Prince Harry even organized a “survivor’s breakfast” complete with bacon butties the morning after Prince William’s wedding to Kate Middleton.
Aug 20, 2021
A Perfect Crab Salad for Crab Rolls, Lettuce Cups, or Devouring as Is
This minimalist rendition lets the sweet crabmeat shine.
Jul 27, 2020
These 5-Ingredient One-Pot Pastas Practically Make Themselves
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These are some of the easiest, most comforting dinners you can make.
Mar 23, 2020
Sausage and Lentil One-Pot Pasta Is an Easy, High-Protein Dinner
It's ready in just 20 minutes.
Mar 20, 2020
One-Pot Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Is Ready in 15 Minutes
And you only need five ingredients to make it.
Mar 20, 2020
This One-Pot Cacio e Pepe Isn't Traditional, But It's Absolutely Foolproof
You're just 5 ingredients and 15 minutes away from pasta perfection.
Mar 19, 2020
Creamy Mushroom One-Pot Pasta Is Fast, Easy, and Seriously Satisfying
It's ready in less than half an hour.
Mar 17, 2020
This Batch Cocktail Will Win “Best Pitcher” at Any Oscar Viewing Party
This party-worthy pitcher cocktail evokes red carpet glamour.
Feb 7, 2020
The Only Correct Dinner for The Good Place Finale? Eggs in Purgatory
There’s no definitive answer as to whether its name is derived from the heat of the tomato sauce or if it’s because the cooked eggs resemble souls suspended in limbo, but I like the visual imagery of the latter.
Jan 29, 2020