Monthly Archives: February 2009

Almond blossoms from the Farmer’s Market

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Farmer’s Market Booty

Farmer’s market run this morning: 2 Olympic pears weighing in about 8 pounds. 1 bag of heirloom radishes in a variety of colors. 1 bag of pea blossoms 1 bag of beef cartilage bones 1 bag beef neck bones 6 … Continue reading

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Beet Soup

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Laundry and Cooking

The coffee lands with a thump in my belly and the colors in the room come into focus. All of them. This includes the pile of pink and blue and white and green dress shirts that have been sitting on … Continue reading

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Tools

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Just now..

Me: Well, admittedly I’m a bit of a snob about such things. Her: A bit? Me: Stop. Her: No really. A bit? You make snobbery into an art form. Me: Her: What? Me: Nothing, I was just wondering what possessed … Continue reading

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A couple of weeks ago I bought three large beets at Rainbow Market. The first I ate right away. I’ve been trying to think of what to do with the other two. Meanwhile…..they’ve had ideas of their own.

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Sausage

While start to finish this whole process lasted 18 hours, it really was relatively easy. The results were so worth it. 2 1/2 pounds pork butt, cut into 1/2″ cubes 4 oz pancetta, 1/2″ cubes 1 1/2 T kosher salt … Continue reading

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Sausage

Just cubed up 2.5 pounds of pork butt. Added 4 oz pancetta. Tossed in 1.5 T kosher salt. Added 3 T black pepper. Added 2 T fennel seeds. Added 2 T paprika. Added some where between 2 and 3 T … Continue reading

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Does Diet Soda Make You Fat?

Most people know I tend to avoid soda. Sure, sure, I’ll have one every now and then. But I don’t keep it at home, preferring instead to have water from the Brita. Or better yet, a cup of coffee strong … Continue reading

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