A Bad Idea for a Holiday Gift

by Zora O'Neill on November 25, 2013

You know all those seasonal stories in magazines are researched a year ahead of time. This is one of those. Here, as we launch into the season of frantic gift-buying, may we at Winslow Place tell you an inspirational story about the perils of late-night advertising? One day in deep winter, we received a package. […]


Danish Dinner

by Zora O'Neill on October 31, 2011

Like I said, I was having a little trouble grasping what Denmark was all about. But then I met up with my friend S—, who helped it seem like a real, distinct place to me. “Tonight we’re going to have a typical Danish dinner,” she said. “It’s what everyone eats for Christmas, and of course […]


I haven’t written about my home cooking in many months, and probably won’t again for a while (since I won’t be home till January, but that’s another story). But as you’ll see, this doughnut thing—I need to write about it for closure. Years ago, I wrote a couple of posts about how I learned to […]


Jamie’s American Road Trip

by Zora O'Neill on September 10, 2009

Tamara and I are going to be on the New York episode of this show, to air in Britain September 15. Spread the word to your mates across the pond! And we haven’t seen the final cut of what we taped, so who knows how we come across? All I’ve been told is that I […]