Archives for April 2009

green(s)

I entertained folks in my kitchen for two nights in a row last week. One was a planned event (a friend’s birthday), and one was impromptu, encouraged, I do not doubt, by the lovely and dare-I-say-officially-spring (?) weather. Because Wednesday’s dinner consisted of a relatively simple but no less eggy/silky carbonara and then a half-batch […]

Bacteria ho

As far as I’ve ever been concerned, there are two kinds of yogurt. There’s this Yogurt: And there’s this yogurt: Now, as we all know, the unfortunate truth is that Mel Brooks is impossible to replicate in a home kitchen, or really anywhere else. However, it’s recently been made clear to me that the other […]

Soup lady.

A few months ago I sent an email into the ether to inquire about making soup for the weekly crockpot roundup that is Soup & Bread. Though it was mid-January and I still felt relatively comfortable in my wintertide hermitude, I sensed a sort of preemptive antsiness from the burst of energy that would undoubtedly […]

Soup lady.

A few months ago I sent an email into the ether to inquire about making soup for the weekly crockpot roundup that is Soup & Bread. Though it was mid-January and I still felt relatively comfortable in my wintertide hermitude, I sensed a sort of preemptive antsiness from the burst of energy that would undoubtedly […]

Deep beets, part 3…?

I hadn’t planned on covering beets again/next.  But, I just found a few things out: You can roast, peel, and then freeze beets.  Let ’em thaw out in the fridge and use ’em like nothing ever happened. Feta is the new goat cheese.  (As far as beets are concerned, at least.)  I made Bittman’s beet […]

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