Laura Shapiro
Books
Oct. 31 2011 6:59 AMStirring the PotAdam Gopnik’s guide to gastronomy as a life force.
Books
Aug. 9 2010 10:45 AMShirley Jackson's Wifely WitchcraftTake a house, add a homemaker, and, presto, she conjured up horror.
Food
June 2 2009 7:01 AMDown-Home-Cooking NationDid you know the Federal Writers Project funded foodies?
Books
Oct. 22 2008 6:30 AMEmily Post's SecretHow a disastrous marriage drove her to etiquette.
Books
March 31 2008 7:11 AMGreer Tames the ShrewA feminist icon rescues the Shakespeares' marriage.
Books
Dec. 31 2007 7:37 AMThe Holy Church of FoodPreacher Pollan's no populist, but his politics are right.
Food
Nov. 1 2006 6:15 AMWhat Joy Is MissingThe latest edition of America's kitchen bible falls short.
Books
Dec. 13 2010 7:10 AMGuess What's Coming for Dinner?Community cookbooks reveal the uniqueness of American cuisine.
Recycled
Oct. 5 2009 3:26 PMGourmet's LegacyThe magazine is closing, but we'll always have the Gourmet cookbook.
Books
May 12 2009 6:50 AMHelen Gurley Brown's Sexy MistakeShe was obsessed with the wrong revolution.
Food
April 23 2008 7:13 AMThe Myth of the 30-Minute MealGordon Ramsay says he can make you a more efficient cook. Don't believe him.
Books
Feb. 1 2008 7:29 AMWinter BooksWhat Slate is reading this winter.
Books
Feb. 27 2007 2:16 PMMeat vs. PotatoesThe real history of vegetarianism.
Food
Sept. 29 2004 8:19 AMHow Frugal Is Gourmet?A practical new cookbook from the famously extravagant magazine.

TODAY IN SLATE

Sports Nut

Grandmaster Clash

One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

Do the Celebrities Whose Nude Photos Were Stolen Have a Case Against Apple?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

Future Tense

Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company

Food

How to Order Chinese Food

First, stop thinking of it as “Chinese food.”

Scotland Is Inspiring Secessionists Across America

The Country Where Women Aren’t Allowed to Work Once They’re 36 Weeks’ Pregnant

The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 11:40 AM The Country Where Women Aren’t Allowed to Work Once They’re 36 Weeks’ Pregnant
Moneybox
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 18 2014 3:19 PM In Defense of Congress Leaving Town Without a New War Vote
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 18 2014 3:31 PM What Europe Would Look Like If All the Separatist Movements Got Their Way
  Life
Outward
Sept. 18 2014 4:15 PM Reactions to a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Reveal Transmisogyny
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 3:30 PM How Crisis Pregnancy Centers Trick Women
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 4:26 PM Global Oceans Break All-Time Heat Record; World on Pace for Warmest Year Ever
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.