Before delving into wheat, another word about tomatoes. A reader of my last post on tomatoes sent me a link to an article by John Kass in the Chicago Tribune. Kass argues that the classic BLT is inappropriately named, that the tomato has always been the star of the sandwich and …
It’s harvest time, a time for celebrating the freshest of foods, and most especially great tomatoes. Tomatoes are fundamental to the skier diet. How ca…
I am an unabashed baguette and artisan bread fanatic; baguettes being at the absolute top of my list. As Mireille Guiliano acknowledges in her book Fre…
How we got to where we are ...
We talked previously about the USDA Organic label and what we can learn from it … a lot, but …. The “but” is the USDA Organic label is just a starting …
Helpful health information or marketing hype?
Our month in Villefranche-ser-Mer while studying at the Institut de Française fundamentally changed our thinking and approach to food, food shopping an…
In graduate school I faced the daunting task of passing two language exams, one language speaking and reading, the second language translating only. I …
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