How Did Your Parents Influence Your Relationship with Food?

Written by
Elissa Altman and her parents, circa 1967

This week on the show, we put that question to Elissa Altman, author of the beautiful new memoir Poor Man’s Feast and a James Beard Award-winning blog by the same name.

Elissa grew up in a New York suburb where the hair was big, the housewives were busy, and the lamb chops were often ablaze.

How do your family memories affect you in the kitchen? Tell us in a comment below.