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Archive for November, 2006

Thanks to you too, ocean.

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

To Americans in the U.S. and abroad, have a wonderful Thanksgiving. To the English, thanks so much for Maldon crystal sea salt. It’s quite lovely, both sprinkled on dishes and digitally magnified to an alarming degree. To everyone else, have an enjoyable day tomorrow, also known in my country as “Thursday.” I am thankful for […]

Chard Lentils du Puy, take me away!

Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

I love greens but have always avoided chard. Why? Well my theory is that I have a subconscious terror of eating a green that sounds a lot like shard, but I’m not really sure about that, because if such a terror does exist, so far it has successfully remained subconscious. Also, chard costs more. So […]

New Spice Girl: Sick Spice.

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

My friend complained about morning sickness due to her pregnancy recently. That gave me an idea. I taste-tested combinations of nausea and gas-fighting spices (plus just plain delicious spices) to create a tea with complex flavor, tickling warmth, and stomach-soothing effects. It’s probably not accurate to call this a chai tea—I drew on Korean ginger […]