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Food Journal, 2012

Food Journal, 2012

Though a little belated (but not as much as Food Journal 2011), this is a photojournal of the food that Curtis and I made in 2012. Click any photo for more information and/or to enter slideshow/carousel mode. Enjoy! (Reviewing and commenting on these photos made my stomach growl, so consider yourself warned.) Advertisements

Reflections on Thanksgiving, 2011

Reflections on Thanksgiving, 2011

Straddling a small suitcase that just fit under the seat in front of me, full of prepped food on a packed Chinatown bus to Baltimore, the day before Thanksgiving. The same suitcase taken back to NYC, now filled with leftovers and food gifts from Florida. A grown Swedish man carving his first turkey, after learning … Continue reading

Roasted Butternut Squash soup

Source: Bon Appetit, January 1996, Ellen Lebow Retrieved from: epicurious.com, 11/15/10 Yield: Serves 4 A simple recipe that’s forgiving, adaptable, and all about butternut squash. Sometimes, to bring out more sweetness, Curt adds a touch of honey. Milk, cream, chicken broth amounts all adaptable – as I run the roasted butternut squash through the food … Continue reading

On Eating Local

I recently read Brett Martin’s “The FedEx Meal Plan” in Best Food Writing 2010, a commentary on eating local. Martin injects a remark made by Felipe Fernandez-Arnesto in his book Near a Thousand Tables : A History of Food, “one mark of a great empire has been the diversity of its ingredients and the distances … Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash: Not Just for Health Nuts

Spaghetti Squash Carbonara Last week, Curt and I went to the Union Square Greenmarket. On a Monday afternoon in January, it’s a bleak affair – I understand it’s the dead of winter, nothing’s growing, and people don’t want to stand outside in the cold. Such a difference from even the fall, or around Christmas, where … Continue reading