About me . . .
- After getting a restaurant rec from a very nice lady, my mom turns to me and says, "I trust her. She's kinda fat." #bluntasianmom 3 hours ago
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- @poodleofdoom Yes, they must be healthier. Let's reach for another one :-) 4 hours ago
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- @poodleofdoom Oh my gosh. That sounds horrible! Weather everywhere this year has been extreme. 4 hours ago
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I prepared all this food. The written content and photographs are mine unless otherwise specified. I try out a lot of recipes from other sources, but always give credit where it is due. Of course, sometimes pages disappear, and the links no longer work. If that happens, hopefully I have included enough information for you to find the original source.
This blog is meant to be a convivial space, a place where I can share my thoughts, recipes, and story with you. If you like what you see and want to share it with others, remember to attribute it properly. As a courtesy, please do ask for permission if you want to use my content. It will almost always be granted unless you are using it for commercial purposes.
Also, sometimes I tell you about things that I like. I haven't been paid to do this — but wouldn't that be nice? Picture it: a lifetime's supply of Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt . . .
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Clafoutis is the classic dessert of the Limousin, the northwestern part of the Massif Central in the middle of France. Traditionally, it is baked in a buttered dish and is more or less a flan with ripe black cherries. Sometimes, other red … Continue reading
On a hot and sticky mid-August night several years ago, I boarded an overnight train from Paris to Milan. The cabin was filled with two sets of bunk-beds that were meant to accommodate four people. Instead, we were five because … Continue reading
In a fit of health consciousness, I went a little crazy at the market and bought several large bunches of local kale. When washed, it amounted to more than 30 cups. Yes, you heard that right: 30 packed cups of … Continue reading
It’s asparagus season! Which means it’s time for my favorite fast lunch: sweet local asparagus topped with a fried egg and sprinkled with Parmesan. To anyone who thinks that making yourself lunch takes too much time, I challenge them to … Continue reading
“I never see you eat rice,” Laura said, “Ever.” “That’s not true! I eat risotto! and paella! and biryani . . .” But despite my protestations, it is true though: I am not a fan of plain, steamed white rice. … Continue reading
Ramps. Just the thought of them at the Greenmarket makes me really excited. Ramps taste like the essence of spring given that they are the first greens to come up after a long winter of tubers and root vegetables. I’m … Continue reading
Lately, I have been trying to get myself to eat breakfast more often. I actually love breakfast, but I regretfully have rarely made time to have it. Breakfast muffins are a great thing to make. They are so easy to … Continue reading
As many of you know, one of the major inspirations for this blog was High Point Farm’s Meat CSA — my very first CSA ever. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. The basic CSA model is that you become a … Continue reading
I love quiche because I love the four basic components of classic quiche: pork, cheese, custard, and butter crust. Quiche is one of those things that can be easily pulled together, but it can also be amazingly time-consuming and complicated. … Continue reading
Last month, when I opened up the Daring Kitchen‘s Chefs’ Challenge for February, I remember thinking, “Oh. Patties.” As you can surmise, my initial enthusiasm was less than palpable. It was a long PDF too, delving somewhat into the history … Continue reading