Los Angeles Times

Each recipe comes with a backstory

A good recipe most often comes with a back story, and in one new cookbook the storytelling is so essential to the cookery that the title would be equally at home displayed on a kitchen counter or atop a stack of novels on a nightstand. With “The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook: A Collection of Stories With Recipes,” editor Natalie Eve Garrett has compiled a collection of cross-genre literary recipes from more than 70 of today’s most celebrated writers and artists, including Joyce Carol Oates, Neil Gaiman, Marina Abramović and L.A.’s own Ed Ruscha.

This story appeared in print on 12/10/2016 and at latimes.com. Read the full article.