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Saturday, October 4th, 2008

My mother was a country girl who grew up on a small farm in the southwestern region of South Korea near Mokpo. My grandfather repaired bicycles and raised white sweet potatoes on the rich red soil. My mother and her friends often collected the abundant eggs scattered all over the fields from the chickens everyone […]

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 […]

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. […]