Monthly Archives: November 2011

Day 30: 2 soups + 1 carrot

Hello from Day 30. If you’ve been a regular visitor in November, thanks for tuning in during this month-long extravaganza of posting every day. It’s been really great to create a post on a daily basis, and I’m hoping to … Continue reading

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Lentil + Leek Soup

I’m in the middle of watching WordPress for Photographers, a workshop being taught by Jason Seeley that is streaming live on Creative Live. I’m hoping to pick up a few pointers on advancing my photo editing and layout around here. Meantime, with my … Continue reading

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Feeding a Cold, Part II: Ginger Tea & More

  Three days left in November, and just three more posts for this month’s NaBloPoMo challenge (well, two after this one). Whew. This month has gone by fast, super fast. In fact, the past several months have gone by very fast. … Continue reading

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Black Licorice Twist

I don’t think I could ever tire of the earthy, bitter, sweet, chewy taste of black licorice.

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Concord Grape Juice

  This morning I drank a glass of concord grape juice while standing under the vine from which it came. It looked like this in early September, before the grapes had been harvested (and half the harvest had been thieved … Continue reading

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Lamb Bone with Shadow

           

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With Thanks

  For radiance and colour. For crispness of light and texture. For licking salty lips and eating sweet cake crumbs. For the scent of oranges and green pistachios. For abundance, for enough.

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Day 23

    With minimal words for today here are a few images from the flurry in yesterday’s kitchen. In case it’s not obvious, this is congealed fat floating atop a batch of refrigerated beef soup (it was about to be … Continue reading

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In Preparation: Thanksgiving

  Preparations. Sweet potatoes, cranberries, kale, oysters, chestnuts, apples, maple syrup. It seems somehow odd, if you stop and think about it, that one day of the year (the last Thursday in November, as it happens) was chosen at random … Continue reading

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Road Food

  I’m on the road today, which got me thinking about road food. Specifically, some of the food and drink I had at rest stops along highways in Europe last summer. These photos were made at average, run-of-the-mill rest stops, … Continue reading

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