Cover Photo: Photograph by Amy Shamblen/Unsplash
Photograph by Amy Shamblen/Unsplash

Why I Turned to Candy-Making as My Family Fell Apart

If I was in the kitchen making candy, usually my mom wasn’t in there screaming or throwing a butter dish at my dad.


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Kate Washington is a writer in Sacramento and the dining critic for The Sacramento Bee. Her work has appeared in such venues as Avidly, The Washington Post, Ravishly, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, and Dame. She is at work on a book-length memoir and feminist cultural critique of caregiving.