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
July 31 2014 6:33 PMThe Problem With Businessweek’s Obese Coca-Cola Bottle
Brow Beat
July 30 2014 11:56 AMMcDonald’s Should Bring Its Tofu McNuggets to the USA
Brow Beat
July 25 2014 8:37 AMYou’re Making Bruschetta Wrong, and You Might Be Pronouncing It Wrong, Too
Brow Beat
July 23 2014 3:07 PMSeth Meyers Found a Way to Make New Yorker Cartoons Really Funny
Brow Beat
July 19 2014 9:31 AMYou—Yes, You—Can Eat a Whole Jalapeño. Here's How.
The XX Factor
July 18 2014 11:17 AMA Personal Look at How Hunger Affects Women
Brow Beat
July 16 2014 2:56 PMEvery Food That’s Ever Been Called “The New Cupcake,” in One Chart
Brow Beat
July 15 2014 8:03 AMWhat Hath the Potato Salad Kickstarter Wrought? Surveying Its Unfunny Imitators.
Brow Beat
July 11 2014 4:18 PMSadly, That Ad for “a Veggie Burger That Contains Real Beef” Isn’t Real
Brow Beat
July 3 2014 5:36 PMIs the Name Kaffir Lime Racist? Why You May Want to Think Twice About Using That Term.
Brow Beat
July 2 2014 1:09 PMYes, There Is “Wood Pulp” in Your Food. No, You Shouldn’t Worry About It.
Brow Beat
June 27 2014 2:56 PMThe Susan Orlean Diet, 2014 Edition
Brow Beat
June 26 2014 10:54 AMHow to Make Raspberries Even Better Without Cooking Them
Brow Beat
June 17 2014 12:35 PMThe Problem With Kale, and How to Solve It
Brow Beat
June 10 2014 3:17 PMAlready Watched Orange Is the New Black Season 2? Then Join Our Spoiler-Filled Discussion.
Brow Beat
July 31 2014 8:32 AMThe New York Times Food Section Will Finally Be Called “Food”
Brow Beat
July 29 2014 5:39 PMThere Is Only One Good Reason to Drink Coconut Water
Better Summer
July 24 2014 10:20 AMThe Best Way to Light a Charcoal GrillThere’s no need to make a fool of yourself.
Brow Beat
July 23 2014 8:16 AMArizona Beverages Is Now Making “Oak Brewed Tea,” for Some Reason
Brow Beat
July 18 2014 7:31 PMSilicon Valley Is Trying to Make Vegan Cheese That’s Actually Cheese
Brow Beat
July 16 2014 5:50 PMWeird Al’s Latest Video Is a Lorde Parody About “Foil”
Brow Beat
July 15 2014 6:37 PMThese Videos of a Man Cutting Various Foods With a Spoon Are Riveting
The Spot
July 14 2014 11:04 AMThe Best Part of the World Cup Trophy Ceremony? Manuel Neuer Hugging Merkel.
The Spot
July 11 2014 11:26 AMWho Should You Root for in the World Cup Final? (Don't Worry, You Can't Do It Wrong.)
Brow Beat
July 2 2014 7:37 PMThese Brilliant Women Figured Out How to Bike in a Skirt Without Flashing Everyone
Brow Beat
July 1 2014 11:09 AMHere’s What You Need to Know if You Insist on Making Apple Pie for the Fourth of July
Brow Beat
June 27 2014 8:03 AMGenius Italian Designers Figured Out the Perfect Place to Put a Recipe
Behind the Scenes
June 19 2014 11:59 PMThis Headline Might Change Your LifeEditorial director John Swansburg chats about a hyperbolic Slate headline with its author.
Brow Beat
June 13 2014 3:32 PMThe Secret to Making Great (and Not Too Sweet) Granola Bars
Brow Beat
June 10 2014 8:41 AMThe FDA Is Waging a Misguided War on Bacteria That Make Cheese Taste Good




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The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

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Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?


Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
Business Insider
Oct. 21 2014 11:27 AM There Is Now a Real-life Hoverboard You Can Preorder for $10,000
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 21 2014 12:40 PM Asamkirche: The Rococo Church Where Death Hides in Plain Sight
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
Oct. 21 2014 10:43 AM Social Networking Didn’t Start at Harvard It really began at a girls’ reform school.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.