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Based in Miami, Jen Karetnick is the author, co-author, or editor of 15 books, including the award-winning cookbook Mango (University Press of Florida, 2014). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Atlantic, Guernica, Southern Living, and more.

cheese and rice

Great 28: Cheese + Rice


Forget bread—rice goes gangbusters with cheese.

cheese and jicama

Great 28: Cheese + Jicama


Jícama might be one of the most underrated root vegetables in our modern diet. Pronounced HEE-ka-mah, the tuber is the edible part of a poisonous vine native to Mexico, and is sometimes called a Mexican turnip (likely because a whole jícama root resembles a turnip). Its crisp, white flesh, which emits a clear or lightly […]