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In search of lost lime.

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Today is Bon Appegeek’s second anniversary. I’m marking the day with a long post that has taken more than two years to write. There’s a recipe at the end. I promise. After several years of on-again off-again reading, I finally started volume 4 of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time (À la recherche du temps […]

Hats off: Tuna and Goat Cheese Tartare.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Let’s say you’re a woman who never wears hats. One day you spot an outrageously stylish hat, the kind of hat Hollywood startlets from the forties wore when they put their handprints in that sidewalk wherever it is where they do the handprint thing while flashbulbs popped and adoring fans cried at how fabulous they […]

The end of 2006 and the VORTEX OF DOOM.

Sunday, December 31st, 2006

In 1993 I purchased cookbooks for the first time. That was a year of Jansport backpacks, overpriced flannel, and my first non-parent-owned kitchen. The only other books I had in my collection then were a church fund-raising book that my mother purchased out of pity, Pepperidge Farm holiday pamphlets, and a free Dole book with […]

Early Christmas gift: googly Greek Yogurt Spaghetti.

Monday, December 18th, 2006

You will always find the following at your local Salvation Army thrift store: 1) A dusty Graniteware roasting pan, circa 1978, with or without matching lid. 2) Replica poultry, circa 1956. 3) Something with googly eyes, circa “No era’s not a good era for googly eyes.” I just happened to have been unsuccessfully hunting for […]