World’s best hummus

In every household, I think each member has Certain Stuff Only They Make.  Growing up, my dad made:  all weekend breakfasts (of both sweet and savory persuasions); all soups; all non-dessert bread products; anything in jars, including applesauce, tomato juice (both au naturel and pre-seasoned for Bloody Marys), grape juice, peaches, pears; all pies (no […]

Dandelion greens

In preparation for the new site (soon!), I am going back into all my old posts and re-doing my tags.  I’ve got the most recent half of them done, and I’ve felt pretty good about the variety of categories. However:  I am shocked that it took me this long to add a “put an egg […]

Reboiled, revisited, all the time.

So it’s wintertime again, and that can only mean one thing. (Well… it actually means a lot of things, like wool socks and extra comforters and, lately, matinees. But I know you know what I’m thinking…) It means soup. And I feel like it’s safe to say that the Official Soup of Winter 2010-2011 is […]

Fresh favas, gnocchi, and ricotta

Yesterday was one of those days that went from okay to great to amusingly weird to annoying and back to okay again. Okay, I suppose lots of days can be like that. I was teaching my usual Tuesday orientation at work, kicking serious ass and touching serious nerves in my brief history of American farming […]

Hold the brains.

Yesterday was one of those days that went from okay to great to amusingly weird to annoying and back to okay again. Okay, I suppose lots of days can be like that. I was teaching my usual Tuesday orientation at work, kicking serious ass and touching serious nerves in my brief history of American farming […]

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