What Does Fresh Turmeric Taste Like?

I very abjectly apologize for keeping everyone in suspense over the question of what, exactly does fresh turmeric taste like. I didn’t get to apply my culinary skills to that conundrum until last night, and then, instead of blogging about it, I blogged about cats instead. Why:? Because I am wicked, and wanted people’s minds […]

Weekend Cat Blogging: Merry Christmas to One and All!

Clare at Eatstuff was all set to have the worst Christmas of her life. Her beloved cat, Kiri, had slipped out a window at her parent’s home, and disappeared. He was gone for five days and she despaired of ever seeing him again. However, at 2:30 AM on Christmas morning (Claire and Kiri are in […]

Ginger Lemon Sandwich Cremes

I have a confession to make. I buy cooking magazines, and I read them. And I see recipes that sound interesting, but I seldom actually use them. I mean, other than looking at them and thinking, “What a good idea,” then running into the kitchen to recreate a dish like it from memory, I don’t […]

From Land of Plenty: Rabbit with Sichuan Pepper

I think that Fuchsia Dunlop’s book, Land of Plenty, is probably the single Chinese cookbook from which I have cooked the most recipes. My copy is already dog-eared and stained by the kisses of soy sauce and sesame oil; in the photo to the right you can see that I also have various recipes marked, […]

Whole Foods Comes to Columbus

I know that Whole Foods often gets called, “Whole Paycheck” by its detractors, and is often decried for putting smaller, locally owned natural foods stores out of business, but I rather like them. Now, not on any account do I think they are the greatest thing since sliced bread, but I do think that being […]

Powered by WordPress. Graphics by Zak Kramer.
Design update by Daniel Trout.
Entries and comments feeds.