But however you pronounce it, tomatoes are among American’s favorite garden vegetables. I adore them, myself. But only ones grown in the summer, in gardens, locally. Those tomato-shaped and vaguely tomato-scented things in the grocery store that are as hard as baseballs and vibrantly colored as as insipid and watery in flavor as they ever [...]
Longtime readers will recall that oh, a year or so ago, it was mentioned that my friend and videographer, Dan Trout, and I were working on a documentary film about the food community here in Athens, Ohio. I am pleased to announce that the cogitation, pre-production equipment gathering and research phase is finished and as [...]
I love food magazines. Well, let me clarify: I love the idea of food magazines, though the reality of them usually don’t stand up to my own preconceived–and some would say idiosyncratic–notions of what a periodical about food and cooking should be. Back when I was the editor for “The Paper Palate” which is a [...]
Leave it to me to find food wherever I go. That’s the thought that ran through my mind as I was playing with Kat in the golden shallows of Lake Winnipesaukee at my in-laws’ home in rural New Hampshire. No, I hadn’t seen a fish and thought it. Well, we had seen fish–minnows which were [...]
I’ll not be around for the next week or so–we are traveling tomorrow to visit Zak’s family in New England. First stop, Boston, then, up to the wilds of New Hampshire. I may post a picture or two if I have time, but if not–I’ll be back around the 16th. Until then, happy cooking.