L.V. Anderson L.V. Anderson

L.V. Anderson is a Slate assistant editor. She edits Slate's food and drink sections and writes Brow Beat's recipe column, You're Doing It Wrong. 

Brow Beat
Nov. 4 2014 8:36 AMPeanut Butter, Pumpkin Butter, Cocoa Butter: Which Is the Best Butter?
Brow Beat
Oct. 27 2014 9:26 AMWatch John Oliver Take on the Sugar Industry Just in Time for Halloween 
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 4:03 PMAhem, Puttanesca Sauce Has Nothing to Do With Prostitutes
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PMCrack Open an Old OneA highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Brow Beat
Oct. 14 2014 3:44 PMWhat to Do With Celery Root (and All the Other Weird Vegetables You Get From Your CSA)
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 12:42 PMDid Your Homemade Mayonnaise Curdle? Here’s How to Save It.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 11:40 AMThis Is the Best Way to Organize Your Fridge
Future Tense
Sept. 11 2014 4:47 PMLet’s Turn Off the Internet Every Sept. 11
Brow Beat
Sept. 9 2014 9:03 AMShould You Put Butter in Your Coffee?
Brow Beat
Sept. 3 2014 2:41 PMCan You Really Break an Apple in Half With Your Bare Hands? Fact-Checking BuzzFeed's "Magic Tricks."
Brow Beat
Sept. 2 2014 3:22 PMThe Surprising Method That Keeps Herbs and Vegetables Fresh for Weeks
Brow Beat
Aug. 27 2014 2:36 PMWatch Alec Baldwin Effortlessly Catch a Stray Tennis Ball at the U.S. Open
Food
Aug. 24 2014 8:45 PMThe United Sweets of AmericaIf every state had an official dessert, what would it be? (Montana gets S’mores.)
Brow Beat
Aug. 19 2014 4:11 PM20 Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze
Movies
Aug. 15 2014 2:52 PMSamenessThe Giver claims to oppose conformity but warps its source material to resemble every other teen-marketed dystopia.
Future Tense
Oct. 29 2014 8:48 AMThis Campaign Wants People to Promise Not to Take Unnecessary Antibiotics
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 5:08 PMWhat Happens When You Serve McDonald’s to Food Snobs and Tell Them It’s Organic
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 2:47 PMWatch the Eerie, Gorgeous Trailer for Joshua Oppenheimer’s Follow-up to The Act of Killing
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 1:47 PMThe Best Way to Fry an Egg (Video)
Brow Beat
Oct. 7 2014 8:33 AMHow to Make Seeding Butternut Squash Slightly Less Annoying
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 4:33 PMStop Throwing Vegetable Trimmings Away. They’re Actually Very Useful.
Brow Beat
Sept. 13 2014 11:44 AMWhy Does the New York Times Diagramless Crossword Hide the Location of Its First Square?
Brow Beat
Sept. 10 2014 5:49 PMOreo Has Finally Gotten in on the Pumpkin Spice Trend—and the Results Are Not Good
Brow Beat
Sept. 5 2014 4:16 PMMeghan Trainor’s New Song Is Just as Anti-Feminist as “All About That Bass”
Brow Beat
Sept. 2 2014 5:24 PMRead Part of an Early Draft of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Brow Beat
Aug. 28 2014 3:52 PMIs Arby’s Meat Mountain a Mountain of Lies? A Skeptic Investigates.
Brow Beat
Aug. 26 2014 9:06 AMHow to Chop Vegetables Without Chopping Off Your Fingers
Brow Beat
Aug. 21 2014 8:39 PMThe Only Restaurant Commercial That Can Accurately Be Described as Epic
Brow Beat
Aug. 17 2014 10:02 AMCulture Gabfest Listeners Share Their Photos of the Weather
Brow Beat
Aug. 15 2014 8:32 AMWhere Is Your Yogurt Actually From? A Quiz.

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