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Laura Kumin

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About the Author

Laura KuminLaura Kumin is a food writer, cooking coach and the creator of MotherWouldKnow, a website that encourages and helps readers to become confident home cooks, and The Hamilton Cookbook: Cooking, Eating & Entertaining in Hamilton’s World (Post Hill Press, 2017). She is not embarrassed by the number of spatulas, graters and cookbooks that she owns, or the fact that she buys chocolate in one-pound (or more) bars.

Chocolate Puffs

Recipe by Laura Kumin

Chocolate Puffs

Adapted from “Chocolate Puffs,” Richard Briggs, The New Art of Cookery. These tiny sweets are a cross between cookies and candy. They are crisp, intensely chocolaty and addictive. (See the original recipe here.)

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Eat Well and Do Justice

by Laura Kumin

Eat Well and Do Justice

On September 25, five prominent DC chefs will come together for a kugel cook-off to raise money for a new organization, Tzedek DC, which helps low-income DC residents deal with debt issues.

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Sweets and So Much More

by Laura Kumin

Sweets and So Much More

Sunflower Bakery in Gaithersburg expects to make 30,000 hamantashen this Purim. But its training program for people with learning differences—the only one in Maryland—is what makes it so much more…

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