L.V. Anderson

L.V. Anderson is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn and a guest assigning features editor for Kitchn. She was previously Slate's food editor and Digg's managing editor.
Tales of Strange Bathrooms: The One We Shared in the Hall
When I graduated from college, I knew that I wanted to live alone. It wasn’t the wisest financial decision — I had accepted one of those resume-building editorial assistant jobs that pay a borderline living wage — but after living with roommates for four years, I had had it with other people. I wanted to come home at the end of the day to an apartment that looked exactly the same as it had when I’d left.
Apr 18, 2017
FINALLY Organize Your Spices & Make Your Own Magnetic Spice Rack
The paradox of learning how to cook is that the more competent you become, the less competent you feel, because you end up with a jumble of spices cluttering up your kitchen cabinets. Every new, exciting, unfamiliar spice you acquire — sumac, amchoor powder, fenugreek — translates into less space in your designated spice shelf, which then makes any given spice harder to find.
Apr 7, 2017