<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=403686353314829&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">
  • The Chopping Blog

Laura S

Laura S
Laura Scherb is a food writer, photographer, and stylist in Chicago, IL. A native of Pittsburgh, she now lives in Evanston with her husband and two cats. Her work (and Substack!) can be found at www.pageandplate.com and she can be reached at laura@pageandplate.com.
Find me on:

Recent Posts

Make the Most of Mushrooms

As someone who obsessively talks about, writes about, takes pictures of, and reads about food, I love asking people what foods they love and which ones they can’t stand. The number one answer I get ...

Read More

Citrus Season is Upon Us

Now that Christmas is packed away and all of the debates about the best ways to cook a turkey are done, we can all finally focus on the most important food holiday of the winter months: the dawn of ...

Read More

Soup’s On

It’s soup season here in Chicago. The leaves have fallen, the ground has frozen, and iced coffee sounds like a form of torture instead of a treat. Gone are the days of frozen negronis, girl dinners, ...

Read More

Five Cookbooks to Buy This Fall

In case you weren’t aware, I’m a cookbook addict. I can’t even tell you how many I own—all I can say is that they long out-grew my kitchen shelves. I just can’t help it. I love flipping through and ...

Read More

In Favor of Doing the Least

Ask anyone. Literally anyone! And you will hear from them that this is the best season to eat. It’s one of the things my grandma says the most these days, usually as she’s describing the corn she ...

Read More

Cook Off Book

In case you haven’t realized yet, I write a lot of recipes—for clients, my newsletter, blogs, and for my own use. If I had to guess, I’ve written somewhere in the neighborhood of about 800 recipes ...

Read More

Squash All Summer

I am a novice gardener. This spring, after years of sitting on the waitlist, we finally got a note that our number was up for a small plot tucked away in the back corner of the park. I was giddy. We ...

Read More

How to Farmers’ Market

Fellow citizens of the Midwest, we have arrived. Summer is upon us, and so is the bounty of the legendary farmers’ markets. If you’re anything like me, you have them on your family Google calendar so ...

Read More

The Joys of Cheating

My grandma is a legendary pie crust maker. She knows her way around a canister of Crisco like nobody else, and the flakiness she gets in her pie crust is unmatched. I have her recipe, but mine never ...

Read More

4 Ways to Turn a Can of Beans into Dinner

If you’ve spoken to me at all, ever, in the entire course of my adult life, you know that I feel a deep, passionate love for beans. I always tell my husband that if there's a can of beans in the ...

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Most Recent Posts

cooking_classes
gift_cards
boot_camp
Sign Up To Get