Category Archives: Food and Drink

I guess this was bound to happen

Frankenfood comes to France.

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New jobs for seriously new kind of editor

After medical and scientific and technical, I am so ready to try my hand at vegetable editing.  Credit: Andrew White for The New York Times

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10-minute-ish dinner

Peeps, if you don’t make this Instant Pot butter chicken, you are OUT OF YOUR MIND. So good. Delicious. Amazing. EASY. YUM, YUM.    

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The only thing I plan to eat

until further notice: Bruschetta with ricotta, honey, and lemon zest Absolutely. Amazing. No. Kidding.        

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2012 in books

Will I keep a list this year? Here’s a start: from the To-Read Shelf:   Poet of the Appetites: The Lives and Loves of MFK Fisher, by Joan Reardon   Every time I read about MFKF, I think of how … Continue reading

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It’s what’s for dinner

Cowboy ciao chopped salad.  

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Great news, y’all!

The renaissance of farm to table, Southern style.

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New go-to supper item

What’s not to like about this? Tips: put the chocolate on one slice of bread only; leave the other just buttered.

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Day out in Chamonix

Friend Sarah is visiting from the UK and wanted to see a bit of the Alps. So we went to Chamonix, which is an easy hour’s drive from here. It was a beautifully bright and sunny day, and we had … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day

The peas are on the stove for Hoppin’ John. My favorite recipe, courtesy of the late lamented Bill Neal of Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill. Hoppin’ John Yields 4 to 6 servings Southerners may make resolutions for the New Year, … Continue reading

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