The Spice Is Right V: Fresh and Local Roundup

It is that time of the month again–time to reveal to the world what my food blogging friends have come up with to play the game of “The Spice is Right.” This month, our theme is “Fresh and Local,” and the idea is to take a spice that local to wherever our participants are, and […]

The Spice is Right Reminder: Fresh and Local

This is just a quickie reminder that tomorrow at midnight is the deadline for this month’s edition of “The Spice is Right.” This month’s theme is “Fresh and Local.” For more information, click here.

Heirloom Tomatoes Are Here!

Heirloom tomatoes are a hot topic in the food world these days, with writers generally trumpeting their virtues, though some folks, such as Derek from An Obsession With Food, have conducted taste tests of some varieties of heirloom tomato and have been both underwhelmed and blown away. What makes a tomato an heirloom? Well, they […]

Reminder: The Spice is Right V: “Fresh and Local”

This is just a quick reminder that the deadline for the fifth edition of “The Spice is Right” blogging event where we share recipes that include spices in some way, shape or form, is on August 15th. This time around, our theme is going to be “Fresh and Local,” where we try and use a […]

The Fresh Flavors of Thai Food

As you can see, my shipment from arrived. Look at how lovely and fresh the lemongrass and especially the galangal look! Everything smells wonderful, though I have to admit to being a bit disappointed with the lime leaves–usually when I open a box from Thaigrocer, the first scent that strikes me as I unwrap […]

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