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Edible Institute: Food for Thought & Food for Action

Meet Precious and Steve, hens in the making. More about them later. This past weekend I attended Edible Institute, which is held each spring by Edible Communities. It is a weekend-long event in which food writers and publishers, educators, chefs, … Continue reading

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Considering Julia

Today marks 100 years since the birth of Julia Child, and the internet is awash with tributes, videos and all manner of Julia-centric remembrances. But there are those who don’t understand the fuss being made over a television cook, especially … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Kitchen Knife

I’ve just returned from our family farm in Tennessee, where my brother and I sorted through our mother’s possessions and worked to find homes for them all. She’s in assisted living now and has neither the need for nor the … Continue reading

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Reinventing Leftovers

“Leftover.” Sigh. It’s one of those sad words like “also-ran,” “almost” and “runner-up.” Okay, but not as attractive as something else. While some foods are actually much better the second, third and fourth days, the sound of “leftovers for dinner” … Continue reading

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WHEW!

52 Receipts in 52 Weeks! If you happen to be counting, you’ll know that I posted the 52nd cuisine of 52 yesterday. This pile of receipts, menus and business cards represents a boatload of research, eating, cooking, thinking and writing–and … Continue reading

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