Candy Hearts

Kim Porter Loves a Relish Tray

Chow Bella has a valentine for you. For the rest of February, we're handing out Candy Hearts -- stories of food and love from some of our favorite writers. Enjoy.

My sister approaches me with her baby on her hip, "Me and the kids have to go," she whispers, "I think there's about to be drugs."

We're at our father's wake. "What makes you say that?"

See also: - Kim Porter and Ben Kaplan, What Are You Baking? - Laurie Notaro's Dish of Death

"I just heard that woman tell that woman that someone named Susan was bringing a relish tray."