Ok, winter, I’m ready.

Bring it on: The dark, sleep-happy mornings The supreme entertainment provided by squirrels, cardinals, juncos and the whole merry backyard band including that slinking cat Soup recipe experimentation Ramekin (pot pie recipe) experimentation The stoke from carving one hella long “S” on my snowboard, on a bunny slope The stoke from doing a lot more than that on skis, if I get my butt out … Continue reading Ok, winter, I’m ready.

“Who’s making the rice?”

I recently had a discussion with some friends about the appeal of very long, communal tables at restaurants. I think I was the only one who likes them! My first memorable experience of them was in Alsace, at a tarte flambĂ©e restaurant (the Alsacian equivalent of a pizza parlor). As I was a teenager at the time, and as the exotic-flavored yet still comforting, steaming, … Continue reading “Who’s making the rice?”