Best birthday present I’ve had in a long time: Hillary gave me a grain mill attachment for our Kitchen Aid mixer, and a few bags of white wheat berries, spelt, and other grains from Four Star Farms in Northfield, Mass. … Continue reading
Category Archives: Food
Sometimes, that is enough. Great corn meal from an upstate farm, wild frozen blueberries, a bit of Amaranth flour and wheat germ, almond milk and a greenmarket egg. Molasses. Non-aluminum baking powder, salt, some white flour and a bit of … Continue reading
I have a tough time with Asian cuisines, because they demand restraint, care, accuracy. I favor things where it’s okay to belly up to a thing incrementally, and if you overshoot there are ways to balance it back. Like … Continue reading
It’s really good when you make it yourself, from wild yeasts, and let it go for 24 hours of slow fermentation. It feels different, tastes, different, is different. And I love lots of raisins in it. I got the chance … Continue reading
Breakfast hash this next morning… I know the egg is gratuitous, but it was irresistible. I’m embarrassed to list all the things down under there, including quinoa, breakfast sausage, turkey, corn relish, cheddar cheese, sweet potato, stuffing, and fried up … Continue reading
That is what I call breakfast… Peppered smoked mackerel, whitefish salad on toasted farm bread, greenmarket egg on toast, a few bits of boar salami, and a fry-up of leftover white bean/tomato with farm potatoes. And coffee. Ready to face … Continue reading
Working at home after the hurricane I was very happy to get this gift at my desk…courtesy of Isaac. Hillary just told him that they all don’t need to go back to school anymore, they can just stay home and … Continue reading
So about a year and a half ago I went to Rome for the first time. And it changed my thinking about food, especially pasta, even though I have spent a lot of time on and attention to food (and … Continue reading
When you get brought a breakfast like this, you know what love is. All those years I thought it was about something else but it turns out that food is the key.
Now it’s more like the back of a knee. Port Authority area along 8th avenue sure has changed a lot. Much less sleaze and surly threat. And sitting in Dean & Deluca is a much better option than waiting at … Continue reading
It is about 200 degrees in new york city today. All I want to know is why we don’t just eat watermelon all the time?