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WIAW 20

WIAW 20

It is spring. Finally…  I’ve gone out for a walk with just a light shawl, we’ve had a couple of days of sun, I’m getting vegetables at Greenmarket, and the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) had its Meet the Farmer Potluck.

Spring vegetables! Broccoli Rabe and Pasta Toss

Spring vegetables! Broccoli Rabe and Pasta Toss

FRESH VEGETABLES!!! Em… er… (cough)  looking around sheepishly…  Was that my outside voice?

Magic Roux Cubes

Magic Roux Cubes

These cubes look pretty boring, don’t they? Plain little brown lumps… innocuous, uninteresting, uninspired… And yet, of all the Convenient Foods I use, these are the ones that changed my cooking the most. They allow me to make sauces, gravies, and thickened soups, quickly and […]

WIAW 19

WIAW 19

Between schedule nuttiness and lending the camera to a friend (for an emergency) this is going up a bit late – and brief…

Brown Rice – both Basic and a Pilau Recipe

Brown Rice – both Basic and a Pilau Recipe

I have a way of blithely saying ” …and then I served it over brown rice…” as if it is the most obvious thing in the world that one has cooked rice available.