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#FoodDay2015 Reflections and Links

Sure, if you read my food and wine blog posts on Cooking Chat, much of the focus there is simply on the pure sensory delight of good food, and the aesthetic appeal of a well-presented plate.  Today being Food Day, … Continue reading

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Cooked: the New #Book by Michael Pollan

I was pleasantly surprised to unwrap Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan on Christmas. I’m a big fan of his past books The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals and In Defense of Food: An Eater’s … Continue reading

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Freezer App Wanted! A Frugal Foodie’s Quest

Foodie app needed! Hoping some tech savvy foodie friends can help with this one… I’d love to find an app to track what I’ve got in the freezer (fridge would be a bonus, but freezer is my main concern). I try … Continue reading

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Boston’s Best Burger? A Tasty Foursquare Tip!

Actually, I’m really in no position to judge Boston’s best burger.I like to throw a burger on the grill at home, and occasionally get creative with the preparation–see for instance Burgers topped with Garlicky Arugula. But when I go out … Continue reading

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In Defense of Food–and Community [Food Day Post]

Little did I know as I was rounding up ingredients for a locally focused meal last night that today is Food Day! As described here, Food Day intends to highlight the importance of healthy, affordable and sustainable food. We were … Continue reading

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My Nine Julia Moments

All summer, I’ve been getting a great recipe in my inbox each week from the organizers of Julia Child’s 100th birthday celebration. I agreed to be on the list and part of the process of honoring her legacy by preparing … Continue reading

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