Monthly Archives: January 2012

Hundred Acres Two Poached Eggs

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  So, maybe I mention eggs a lot – a whole lot – but if so, it’s only because I adore them so very much. And maybe I have mixed feelings about photographing plates of food while seated in a … Continue reading

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Polenta Breakfast

  A large batch of polenta from last night was lurking in the fridge this morning. I’ve taken to making polenta – generally using freshly ground polenta grown in Upstate NY – using a recipe from Marcella Hazan in her … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake Day

    Today is National Chocolate Cake Day! This is not, technically speaking, chocolate cake pictured above. But it is cake, and it is covered in chocolate. And it was the best I could come up with on such short … Continue reading

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Miracle on a Fork

What seems miraculous it that this green, frilly stuff can be grown in the middle of winter. Baby mizuma, it’s called – though, there also seemed to be a second type of green mixed in with it. Vibrant and kicky … Continue reading

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Street Food

By which I mean, food spotted on the street. This empty box of Dots was perched lightly atop a discarded Christmas tree sitting curbside yesterday. Its bright cheeriness held such promise – even though it was empty – of the … Continue reading

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Kale Frittata

This is a kale frittata that I made today – though, it was really more of a pancake than a frittata considering how thin it was. The ratio of egg to kale was a little uneven. First, I reheated leftover … Continue reading

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The Colour of a Blueberry

Adding frozen blueberries to a dish of sliced Honeybells, I didn’t expect the immediate effect of pink-stained orange juice. It tasted very much as it looks – tart, sweet, refreshing.  

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This + That: Beans, Oranges, a Recipe

I wrote about turning frozen, local beans from my Winter Sun Farms winter CSA share into these Blistered Green Beans with Garlic + Tofu over on Edible Queens: The Blog. Click here to read it (recipe included). I have gotten into a routine recently of posting very … Continue reading

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Oranges + Orange Wrapping Paper

Eating Honeybells against a steel-grey sky, with a white snow day outside the window.

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Italian Olive Oil

  This is a little splash of Italian olive oil sitting in a saucer. No, I mean it’s actually Italian oil. It comes from a property in Tuscany (not far from Florence) with 3,000 olive trees where a couple – Janet … Continue reading

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