Author: jen larsen

me + Oprah = bffs

Honestly, I don’t really remember how it happened. And that can pretty much be said about the entire process, start to finish. It was not too long after the memoir came out, I remember that. And I was still reeling from the whole process—interviewing and public speaking in public and the crazy, unexpected opportunities (Good Morning America? Sure okay!) and… Read more →

The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage

Update: The contest is closed, but the book is available here! Food is love (I cut your sandwiches in triangles because I know that is what you like) and sex (licking chocolate from your fingers, from his fingers). It’s comfort (the casserole my mother used to make) and anger (I am going to finish the potato chips because fuck everyone)… Read more →

best cat

Last year, my neighbor stole my cat. Fang, my fat, sweet, not-so bright little buddy, had started exploring that summer. We’d leave the back door open, and he’d sort of slide himself out sideways, ooze down the stairs, and tip toe into the yard. Then a breeze would kick up and he’d spring twelve feet in the air, do a… Read more →