Food

Zinfandel Gelato

Zinfandel Gelato

A recipe for Zinfandel Gelato, seasoned with spices.

Happy Birthday, Julia Child

Happy Birthday, Julia Child

Julia Child would have been 100 years old today. She hasn’t been gone long; she died only in 2004, two days before her 92nd…

Un Petit Repas

Un Petit Repas

There’s something exquisite about a little meal like this—un petit repas, en français. It is simple, it is complex, and its allure lies somewhere in between.

Gouda, Plus Wine

Gouda, Plus Wine

“The older the cheese, the smaller the bite.” It’s an old expression, less adage than dictum. Young, fresh cheeses have high water content, soft texture, and…

States of Grace

States of Grace

It is October, and so my vegetable garden is not in a state of grace. The tomato plants are, of the assembed, the most…

First of the Garden Meals, 2010

First of the Garden Meals, 2010

Suppertime. There's no veg in my fridge, nor fruit, for that matter. No meat, and only a little cheese. But I do have veg…

Rustic Onion Tart

Rustic Onion Tart

It never wins prizes for its looks, but this rustic pastry with caramelized onions, Gruyere, and bacon always wins hearts. When I serve it…

Roasted Delicata Squash

Roasted Delicata Squash

  Tonight I roasted delicata with garlic and oil, an easy fall staple. Roasting brings out squash's sweetness and mellows the garlic, and delicata's…

Transitive Relations

Transitive Relations

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Pain de Terroir

Pain de Terroir

Shopping for groceries this evening, I noticed that one of my favorite local bakers, Red Hen Baking Company of Middlesex, Vermont, now offers a…

Harvest Meal

Harvest Meal

  Tonight's ingredients, all now underway. Carrots, leeks, and herbs from my garden. Beans local. Cranberries regional (and organic). Chicken that led a happy…

Refritos, Northern Style

Refritos, Northern Style

The other day I scooped up a load of shell beans grown on a local farm. They may have been cranberry beans; they weren't…