Lead Food

Guilty pleasures
The author’s friend Joey likes Frito pie.
Bologna sandwiches are one of David Chang’s guilty pleasures. Laura Donnelly

Bean, or legume, soups can be virtuous and vegan, or enriched with cream
Legumes, plain or fancy, make an inexpensive, filling, and warming soup in the colder months. Laura Donnelly

Meal planning was of supreme importance
When cooking on an island vacation, choose fresh produce from nearby for vibrantly colored salads and other creations. Laura Donnelly
A farm market and a good supermarket, if available, go a long way toward gathering supplies in an island paradise. Otherwise, bringing essentials is a good idea.Laura Donnelly

Jerking and smoking meats and fish can bring you back to a primal era