Food Archive

The Luxury of Taking Your Time

The Luxury of Taking Your Time

Last week I peeled walnuts. I sat down with a sharpened skewer and a bowl of walnuts, doused in boiling water.  I slowly, methodically, lifeted the sheer skins off the nut, scraping each surface, excavating each tiny canyon. Most of my days …
Dolce Far Niente – Aperol Spritzicles

Summer Recipe Roundup

It’s the summer solstice! The longest day of the year! The official first day of summer, which, by some magic, is also Midsummer. No matter how you slice it, today is the day when even your most pedantic friends can’t deny that …
TDF Square Head

A Seat at the Table

The light filled the room. The speaker, a slight woman with dark hair and the faintest trace of an accent, was talking about beauty.    I gazed behind her through wide glass doors at a stunning vista of hilltops and trees, clouds …
thanksgiving pumpkin pie

Pi Day Pie Recipes Round Up

It’s Pi Day!  That happy day when bakers and nerds collide!  Fun facts about Pi: 1) Pi is a number with an infinite, nonrepeating number of decimal places.  The first few are 3.1415926535 (which is why, incidentally, March 14, or 3.14 is …
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