Food culture

Aug 02, 2011
It started with the zucchini.  One green zucchini and one yellow zucchini sitting on my counter, to be more precise.  I e-mailed my friend, who loves to cook, for help.  She suggested vegetable tian. The first time that I had vegetable →MORE...

I’ve been having a lot of trouble getting my food column off the ground.  I want to talk about food industry and culture, I want to post recipes, and I want to share the successes and failures that my family encounters →MORE...

May 25, 2011
When Charlotte was six months old, we dutifully made a bowl of quinoa and put it on a spoon and shoved the spoon in her mouth.  Everyone told us that six months was the magic number. The quinoa didn’t really seem →MORE...

Apr 27, 2011
Most days I think about this place and I have no idea what to write.  It’s ironic, really, because I was SO EXCITED to begin blogging about food: politics, culture, industry, gardening, homesteading, recipes, the whole nine yards.  And now I →MORE...

If I had to pick one food as my favorite, it would have to be the tomato.  I love tomatoes.  Raw tomatoes, cooked tomatoes, fried tomatoes.  Tomatoes in sauce, tomatoes in macaroni casserole, tomatoes in scrambled eggs.  Tomatoes the size of →MORE...