Dinner: A Love Story

Jenny Rosenstrach
A newsletter devoted to the family meal, however you define “family” and however you define “meal.” Written by the NY Times bestselling author of the Dinner: A Love Story book series including, most recently "The Weekday Vegetarians."
Created 24 Dec 2020
  • Three Things
    10 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 7 2
    Good afternoon readers and eaters! It’s hard to believe I am saying this, but tomorrow marks my one-year anniversary writing this newsletter and before we get to your weekly Three Things dispatch, I w...
  • What Makes a Meaningful Day?
    07 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 37 18
    heaven You know how I write down every dinner I’ve ever made in my Dinner Diary (going strong since February 1998!) because it lets me pretend I have some measure of control over my life? Well, consid...
  • Three Things
    04 Jan 2022 • 4 min read • 11 6
    Happy New Year! And a hearty welcome to brand new readers — I’m so glad you’ve joined the Dinner: A Love Story community for what I’m choosing to believe will be a beautiful 2022. Before we get to you...
  • My Go-To Brunch Menu
    22 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 7 5
    Good morning subscribers and merrymakers! As promised, here is all you need for your holiday brunch, all in one place. As I’ve mentioned many times before, my basic brunch formula — year-round, not ju...
  • Three Things
    20 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 6 12
    Good afternoon readers and eaters! I hope you’re all hanging in there and getting excited for the holiday no matter what the holiday might wind up looking like. So far the only two things on the itine...
  • Quick Butternut Squash Tart
    16 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 6 3
    Good morning subscribers! If it’s Thursday and you resemble me in any way, it probably means you don’t have a lot left in your kitchen by way of fresh vegetables, and yet…dinner is coming anyway! (The...
  • Three Things
    13 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 8 5
    Good morning eaters and readers! A reminder before we get to your weekly agenda, that there is nothing more soul-satisfying and as easy to assemble for a winter weekend lunch as chicken noodle soup — ...
  • A Holiday Gift Idea
    12 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 9 1
    You know that friend you’re always texting with about dinner ideas? Or the person you want to buy a gift for who has sworn off material things? Or just someone who simply loves food? If you’ve enjoyed...
  • What should I make for the...?
    10 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 8 2
    What should I make for Christmas Dinner? This is my menu every year (or I should say, this is my mother-in-law’s menu every year, and even though this year I am the one hosting, I don’t plan to change...
  • Three Things
    06 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 10 1
    Good afternoon readers and eaters. Has everyone recovered from last night’s episode of Succession? Whoo boy. That was a lot! In more palatable news, I was thrilled to see The Weekday Vegetarians on Re...
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