Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Holiday editing tip

We're all doing more with less and working smarter, not harder, these days. So if you're rotating over from sports or Washington news to cover the features desk, here's a tip for editing those pesky recipes:

1) Read name of dish
2) Check list of ingredients
3) If anything in (1) doesn't appear in (2), kick story back to originating desk

Right, Newspaper of Record?

The Minimalist column last Wednesday, about 101 suggestions for Thanksgiving dishes that can be made in advance, omitted an ingredient for recipe No. 12, for garlic-rosemary figs. Rosemary should be added to the garlic and olive oil, then heated.

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Anonymous Q. Pheevr said...

Exception: The Morton Thompson turkey contains no Morton Thompson.

5:27 AM, November 26, 2009  
Blogger fev said...

The Maurice Salad, on the other hand ...

8:48 AM, November 26, 2009  

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