Food + Trauma: “Prison Ramen”

It is impossible to separate incarceration from the experience of trauma. The life described by the contributors to the cookbook Prison Ramen is one of a scrabble for survival through lethal battles for power, and a loss of nearly all control in one’s own life. But the meals described in this book – even a…

Quiche Must Reads

Quiche is perhaps one of the most divisive items on an American brunch menu.  I have encountered quiche as a food that is coded as female, high-maintenance, and snobbish.  What are your associations with quiche? Do you eat it? Personally, I far prefer to read about quiche than to eat it.  Here are some quiche-relevant…