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
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.
Slate Picks
Aug. 13 2014 7:31 AMSongs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
Brow Beat
Aug. 8 2014 11:16 AMLasse Hallström Still Films Food Beautifully. But His New Movie Gets Cooking All Wrong.
Brow Beat
Aug. 6 2014 3:26 PMEddie Redmayne Channels Stephen Hawking in the Theory of Everything Trailer
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.
Brow Beat
Aug. 14 2014 10:43 AMDon’t Believe the New York Times’ Headline About “More Humane” Veal
Brow Beat
Aug. 12 2014 8:32 AMHow to Grind Spices in Your Coffee Grinder (Without Ruining Tomorrow’s Coffee)
Brow Beat
Aug. 8 2014 8:32 AMThis Is Just to Say You’re Doing Plums Wrong
Brow Beat
Aug. 5 2014 2:03 PMHow to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs Easy to Peel

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  Business
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Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
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Oct. 22 2014 6:00 AM Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
  Arts
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  Technology
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Oct. 22 2014 8:13 AM Good Teaching Is Not About Playing It Safe Classroom technology can make learning more dangerous, and that’s a good thing.
  Health & Science
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Oct. 22 2014 7:30 AM An Illusion That Makes Me Happy and Sad
  Sports
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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.