Alex Behr

As a writer and editor in Portland, Oregon, I love buying fresh veggies and other produce from food co-ops and relaxing while my husband cooks. We like experimenting with new recipes, especially ones that are Indian- or Asian-inspired. Fortunately, our son loves spicy foods, too.

Homemade chocolate chip cookies on a cookie rack
As Neil Young's song, I often feel like I’m living on “Sugar Mountain,” constantly assessing my relationship to sugar.