Food and Drink


March 6, 2010

I love marmalade. Adore it, even. And it’s horrendously expensive where I live so I don’t get to have it very often. Well, truthfully speaking, I don’t buy it where I live because it’s not very good. SO, given that it’s California citrus season – or the end of it, actually – there’s a lot Read more >>

Comfort food

July 27, 2007

Comfort food Chickpeas & dill in a bowl from Yria Paros. Meals like this make all my senses feel nourished. Ed. for Kate – I call this “Fake revithia” because I use canned chickpeas instead of soaking them and cooking them myself. 1 can chickpeas/garbanzo beans (do not drain) 2 T olive oil 1tsp. each Read more >>

Strawberry Parfait

May 11, 2007

There is a little patch of wild strawberries in the front yard, and they’re all in blossom. No berries yet, but they made me eager to have a strawberry dessert tonight, so we ran into town and picked up ingredients. Oh, and stuff for dinner too, but I was pretty much focused on the after Read more >>

how to eat a pomegranate

October 3, 2003

how to eat a pomegranate (brianna’s way) This is how I eat pomegranates. When I was little, I would drop them on concrete so they would split and I could get to the wonderful bits inside. I’m older now, and a little more graceful. A very little. For cooking purposes, and as a rule, you’re Read more >>