I AM PART OF AN ARTICLE ABOUT GRIEF AND FOOD IN THE NEW YORK TIMES
Laurie Burrows Grad, 75, sits down to a roasted chicken dinner in her Los Angeles home. A cookbook author, she included nine recipes with advice on cooking for one in the book she wrote after her husband, Peter Grad, died four years ago. Credit…Sally Ryan for The New York Times
“I have been demoted to lunch,” Laurie Burrows Grad, 75, the author of “The Joke’s Over, You Can Come Back Now,” wrote about adjusting to life without her husband. Before, she said, her friends would have had them over for dinner, a couple among couples. For a while, she ate only chocolate and popcorn, savoring the spice and the crunch. A lifelong cook, she said chopping onions in her Los Angeles home soothed her.
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