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  1. From Portland Chefs, Two Surprisingly Accessible New Cookbooks—And One Fancy-Pants One

    Maya Lovelace’s pimento mac ’n’ cheese and Ava Gene’s salad niçoise in your kitchen? It can be done! by Andrea Damewood If there’s a piece of advice I could give someone who wants to tackle a recipe from a local Portland chef, it would be this: Read the entire recipe well in advance. Our town of artisans really Little Red Hens it, in that often every element of a recipe involves at…
  2. The Future Is Still Female in Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud

    Bend the Knee to Anne Helen Petersen’s Unruly Women by Megan Burbank From now on, whenever anyone asks me to explain my affection for Nicki Minaj, Hillary Clinton, or Serena Williams, I’m going to force them to read Anne Helen Petersen’s new book, Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman. While reading it, I was overcome by a near-constant urge to get the word…