two new things but no new recipes or, time

There are two things on my mind this morning, seemingly unrelated, and I am sorry to say that while they will involve food, they won’t come with a new recipe, just one that’s been posted here before. You could say…

from up above

I have been wanting to write something about food here—since, you know, this is a food blog or, it’s supposed to be. I have been wanting to cook something and take pictures and tell you about it, I really have.…

Review: Grow Great Grub

Like I said last month, book reviews aren’t really the emphasis of this site, but we’ll make exceptions. Since Grow Great Grub has inspired me to launch past my existing gardening attempts (i.e., beautiful summer tomatoes and a sad Meyer…

Happy Valentine’s Day (tomorrow)!

The following is a clip from “Feel Love Tomorrow,” written by Bryce Taylor of the Yale Daily News, and I think it’s just as beautiful and appropriate today as it was last February 13. Love, after all, encompasses a great…

Review: Best Food Writing 2009

I don’t usually dedicate entire posts to books I’ve read, but in this case the book is about the very things this site is, food and writing, so that warrants an exception, I say. Best Food Writing 2009 is exactly…

2009 in review

Goodbye, 2009! You’ve been a good year. Not just because of the places we went: or all the new restaurants we tried: or all the food we made (and this is just some of it): 5948

Good Writes/Reads 2009

Merry Christmas, everyone! We had a nice, quiet day here at my parents’, but that’s not to say it was without its crises. For example: Have you ever roasted a stewing chicken? Well, don’t—just get yourself some rough cardboard to…