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Cookbook Haul: Part 3

When my mom first pressed an Ina Garten cookbook into my hands, I was seven years old and hardly qualified as a chef. Still, I spent hours perched on the kitchen counter flipping through the colorful pages, filled with photos of the Hamptons, baskets of heirloom tomatoes, and beautifully constructed tables awaiting guests and platters of Fennel Salmon, butternut squash, and peach pie. 201 more words


the farmwives' kitchen :: thankful

I woke up excited.  It was a beautiful day, with a rather exciting prospect of rain in the afternoon.  The question was, could I make a batch of plum jam, mow the lawn, and bake a three layer chocolate cake before friends arrived? 187 more words

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Food Manifesto

Overture: I will not make up any crazy food rules that make me go paranoid thereby reducing my lifespan. I will not put myself into one of the XXXX-arian categories. 543 more words


Foodie process/writing process

I picked up the baton on talking about writing process from one of the writers who often goes on retreat with me in the fall: http://jacquelinebriggsmartin.blogspot.com/  She and I have a lot of the same themes going on in our work and lives. 777 more words


Tarte aux Questches

My dear friend and I have a weekly sunday brunch that is only ever cancelled by fire and brimstone (or if one of us is traveling out of town, which is often). 78 more words


Nolan inspires people to grow healthy food in unique places

Margaret Atwood opens her novel The Year of the Flood with a hymn — the first stanza of which asks, “Who is it tends the Garden, The Garden oh so green?” 478 more words