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. Follow her on Twitter.

Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2013 4:56 PMSpinach Is Much Too Watery. Here’s How You Fix That.
Food
Sept. 11 2013 5:52 PMThe Fastest Way to Seed JalapeñosWatch the best technique for making hot chilies less hot.
Brow Beat
Sept. 10 2013 3:47 PMLucky Peach’s Gender Issue Isn’t as Binary as It Looks
Brow Beat
Sept. 9 2013 5:22 PM“The Fox” Isn’t Even Ylvis’ Best Music Video
Brow Beat
Sept. 5 2013 8:05 PMKaty Perry’s “Roar” Video: Less “Hear Me Roar” Than “Give Me a Makeover”
Brow Beat
Sept. 4 2013 4:11 PMClinging Desperately to Summer? Make Strawberry Shortcakes.
Brow Beat
Aug. 30 2013 11:32 AMJamie Oliver Needs to Stop Trying to Teach Poor People How to Eat Well on a Budget
Food
Aug. 29 2013 7:22 AMNo, Your Favorite Food Is Not Like CrackSo stop saying that.
Brow Beat
Aug. 27 2013 2:10 PMIs It Bigoted to Reject a White Sushi Chef?
Brow Beat
Aug. 26 2013 2:19 PMDon’t Wash Your Chicken! It Only Makes Things Worse.
Brow Beat
Aug. 22 2013 9:06 AMWhat’s the Deal With Waiters Grinding Pepper Onto Your Food?
Brow Beat
Aug. 21 2013 2:56 PMPut a Lot of Bread in Your Tomato Salad
Brow Beat
Aug. 16 2013 12:03 PMRestaurant Critics Shouldn’t Get Expense Accounts
Culturebox
Aug. 15 2013 11:36 AMThe Six People You Meet in Manhattan Before 8 A.M.Singing garbage men, smiling police officers, teenagers, joggers, babies, and dogs.
Brow Beat
Aug. 14 2013 3:03 PMDon’t Be Gentle With Your Cucumbers. They Require a Firm Hand.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2013 9:05 AMIn Scotland, People Realize That “Crystal Meth Cupcakes” Are Offensive
Brow Beat
Sept. 11 2013 5:50 PMIt Takes 10 Minutes to Make Salsa From Scratch
The XX Factor
Sept. 10 2013 3:14 PMAP Headline: Partner Rape Isn’t Really Rape
Entertaining
Sept. 6 2013 9:03 AMThe New Rules of Entertaining. Rule No. 5: Invite the Office. Cautiously.
Food
Sept. 4 2013 4:15 PMStop Abusing Your DoughBiscuit dough is amazingly versatile—as long as you don't destroy it with too much fuss. 
Entertaining
Sept. 4 2013 8:00 AMThe New Rules of Entertaining. Rule No. 3: Don’t Help Me Cook
Brow Beat
Aug. 29 2013 9:11 AMDo Not Put a Mirror on My Shopping Cart
Brow Beat
Aug. 28 2013 3:31 PMOnly One Style of Barbecue Sauce Gets the Flavor Balance Right, and It’s Not Memphis
Brow Beat
Aug. 26 2013 2:50 PMLe Fooding Is Hosting a Culinary Event Called “Time Mach’Inn.” What Does That Mean?
Brow Beat
Aug. 22 2013 3:32 PMParis Tourism Board Fights Parisian Stereotypes by Stereotyping the Rest of the World
Food
Aug. 21 2013 3:18 PMAre You Using the Wrong Knife to Slice Tomatoes?A video that shows the right tool to use to avoid flesh wounds and seed-spattered clothes.
Brow Beat
Aug. 19 2013 3:05 PMLet’s Stop Calling Them “Heirloom” Tomatoes
Brow Beat
Aug. 15 2013 5:05 PMShould You Have to Ask for Salt at a Restaurant?
Food
Aug. 14 2013 3:04 PMEviscerate Your CucumbersA video that shows why seeding cucumbers is way more enjoyable than seeding other vegetables.
Brow Beat
Aug. 12 2013 4:41 PMOral History of Breakfast Tacos Recalls an Era When Tacos Were Shameful

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