Daniel Isengart
Daniel Isengart

Daniel Isengart is a private chef, culinary consultant, and author based in New York City. His most recent books are The Art of Gay Cooking: A Culinary Memoir and Queering the Kitchen: A Manifesto.

Food
Aug. 16 2018 5:57 AMWhen Garnishes Turn GarishOur hardcore foodie friends serve us incredible dinners, but they won’t let us reciprocate. What should we do?
Food
Aug. 1 2018 5:50 AMYour Seamless Is ShowingI’m serving takeout at my dinner party. Should I try to disguise it as homemade or own my truth?
Food
July 9 2018 5:23 PMI Can Bake, TooBaking is not necessarily more “precise” than cooking. It just requires developing a sense of ratio and improvisation.
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July 17 2015 3:37 PMA Guide to Cooking Gaily in Your Own Home
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July 15 2015 5:31 PMCooking Has Become a Gladiatorial Competition. Can We Bring the Fun Back?
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July 13 2015 12:49 PMIs There a Gay Approach to Cooking? This Private Chef Thinks So. 
Food
Aug. 9 2018 5:57 AMSuppertime SlothI’m going to a potluck. Do I actually have to bring something homemade?
Food
July 18 2018 4:29 PMWhen Does Reducing Food Waste Turn Into Eating Trash?Introducing the Pickle, Slate’s new food and cooking advice column.
Books
Nov. 22 2017 7:42 AMGourmand, à l’AméricaineAmericans in Paris like Julia Child and M.F.K. Fisher are famous for educating their compatriots about quality cooking. But did they miss its raison d’être?
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July 16 2015 6:27 PMDo Lesbian Chefs Have a Special Way of Cooking?
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July 15 2015 11:06 AMWhen Did Food Culture Get So Straight?