Monthly Archives: August 2010

Stuffed Peppers

One of the fun parts of blogging about food is that when people write to me, in addition to whatever else they want to share, they usually tell me what they are cooking, which often inspires my own experimentation. Such … Continue reading

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Pickled Melon

I had just cut up the watermelon for the kids and had all the rind in a pile waiting to go out to the compost when it dawned on me that I had been wanting to try David Chang’s pickled … Continue reading

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Rancho Chile Verde Salsa

I’m told that in some parts of the world parents feed their kids chiles at a young age to get them used to the heat. Once you develop a tolerance, apparently you can really enjoy very spicy foods. Both my … Continue reading

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The Share

We got a good variety this week, which is thoroughly exciting. Peppers made their debut, and carrots made a comeback. Harvest is a great time to belong to a CSA! The HaulOnionGarlicTurnipsBeetsPotatoesCarrotsLettuceBasilParsleyCollardsAn edible flower that I can’t nameSummer SquashCukesEggplantTomatoes Plus … Continue reading

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I just finished reading this wonderful book, which is funny, because I don’t generally read books anymore. Between the demands of kids, career, and household management, I find that I have less time than ever for pleasure reading beyond the … Continue reading

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Eggplant Spread

Oh, the eggplant. I wish I felt more creative about eggplant. I’ve spent the last several weeks either foisting the little guys off on friends, or ignoring them in the crisper until it was far too late. I resolved to … Continue reading

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Friendly Reminder

I had never even heard of potato pancakes until high school. My first boyfriend was Jewish, and his mom graciously invited me to participate in what, if memory serves, was her Rosh Hashanah celebration. I’m pretty sure I made a … Continue reading

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