Cheap Chic: Return of the Lobster Carcass

You guys remember this. Summer of Terror, 2009: Death and Lobster Rolls. Welp after a six-month deep freeze, I’m hauling out the variety bucket of lobster-carcass-parts and, um, dead lobster juice. I mean, that is, the – theoretically very tasty – water in which we cooked the lobsters. And I’m making lobster stock. Because, buddies, […]

Cioppino, or: return of the lobster carcass

You guys remember this. Summer of Terror, 2009: Death and Lobster Rolls. Welp after a six-month deep freeze, I’m hauling out the variety bucket of lobster-carcass-parts and, um, dead lobster juice. I mean, that is, the – theoretically very tasty – water in which we cooked the lobsters. And I’m making lobster stock. Because, buddies, […]

Just like that.

Happy new year, friends! In the spirit of the annual burbling of self improvement sentiments (or what other folks tend to refer to as new year’s resolutions), I’m focusing my devotion once again on cooking and writing and blogging and y’all. This is a post I composed mostly in November, but upon which I have […]

Chicken & dumpling soup

Happy new year, friends! In the spirit of the annual burbling of self improvement sentiments (or what other folks tend to refer to as new year’s resolutions), I’m focusing my devotion once again on cooking and writing and blogging and y’all. This is a post I composed mostly in November, but upon which I have […]

It’s a start.

Last week, on my way home from work, I wanted a beautiful spring-green soup, light, fresh-tasting, maybe still warm, a little creamy.  Probably with peas. I wanted it to exist.  I wanted it available to me.   And I figured it probably was available, somewhere in this city, on the menu at some little place […]

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