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Archive for June, 2007

Boxy lady.

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Check out the box. What? Not attractive? Why are you dissing my box? What has my box ever done to you? I guess I should explain. This was the first box of the year from my organic CSA several weeks ago. I would never have joined a CSA were it not for food blogs. While […]

Fried cold pizza and other unwise confessions.

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

What follows is a series of confessions that, against my better judgment, I’ve decided to reveal here out of excitement. Students with hot plates, take notes. Unwise confession #1: Once or twice a year, I buy chain restaurant pizza. That’s only because this chain named after a miniature toga-clad murdered Roman emperor has pepperoni pizza […]

Dear arugula.

Monday, June 11th, 2007

Dear John arugula, We started so well. Before I met you, I’d heard all about you. There’s even a book that uses you in the title. Famous chefs put you in everything. You party with foie gras and white truffles even though you cost only a fraction of what they do. The English call you […]

Be one with peas.

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Clipping fingernails is risky. You can’t just trim them willy nilly like I did yesterday without considering the consequences. Today I bought three pounds of fresh peas in the pod from the farmer’s market and had to shell them with blunt thumbnails. I admit it—I wasn’t thinking. Three years ago if you told me that […]

Unplanned dinners and other hair-raising tales.

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

Last year, Cook’s Illustrated offered a free subscription to volunteers willing to check their local grocery stores for the availability of specific foods. This was a fantastic idea. I’m a fan of CI and have subscribed to their web site for several years, but my biggest complaint has always been the strong East coast slant. […]