What Making Pizza Taught Me About the Meaning of Labor

I aspire to live off my writing, but there is real knowledge and skill in my dough-spinning hands

Molly Simas
Human Parts
Published in
8 min readJul 30, 2019

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HHere’s an anecdote: I learned to cook pizza when I was 23, taught by someone two years my junior who’d been making pizza since age 15. She could assemble dissociated ingredients into a cheese pizza in under 45…

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Molly Simas
Human Parts

Molly lives and writes about repair-related things and more in Portland, Oregon. Find her on Twitter @simasmollye.