Monthly Archives: October 2008

Pumpkin woes

Growing up in the ‘burbs, their were Jack-O-Lanterns everywhere. Of course, the sure sign Halloween was over were the smashed pumpkins filling the streets by early the next morning. Damn kids! Ha! I love a good Jack-O-Lantern but, eating pumpkin … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

I don’t know how a week flies by so quickly, but it’s already Wednesday again! Whew, I’m still catching up from last week… Chicken, Lemongrass, and Potato Curry-my kind of meal. Especially, as Janet Fletcher writes in today’s SF Chronicle, … Continue reading

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Leafy Greens

We ate a lot of spinach growning up (well, I didn’t because I pretty much didn’t eat anything). Beyond that, it was iceberg, romaine, and maybe butter lettuce. This was the extent of my leafy green knowledge until the last … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

If cookbooks are on your holiday wish list, read this article in the NY Times. Julia Moskin reviews the latest and greatest, including a new title from Thomas Keller and a few others from some culinary heavy-hitters. If the cook … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

If you didn’t read the Food Issue of the New York Times Magazine on 10/14, you can still find it here. In it, Michael Pollan writes an open letter to the next president about the disintegration of America’s food systems-the … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Here’s what I’ve got for today. By the way, have you thought about your last meal yet? The SF Chronicle has an article on Chili. It’s never been my favorite food because I think it is because it tends to … Continue reading

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My Last Meal

Occasionally in my classes there is a need for an ice breaker. The group gets quiet, I get nervous, and something needs to help move things along. Years ago I asked the class a question, “What would you eat for … Continue reading

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