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Delving into the Archives: Brussels Sprouts and Fiery Red Chilies

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

summary: Brussels Sprouts with Fermented Black Beans and Chillies; Hot!!; reading ‘Deep Run Roots’ by Vivian Howard aloud; brief review of “Burma: Rivers of Flavor” by Naomi Duguid; [W]hen summer became September and the local produce staring at me was eggplant, muscadines, peppers, and okra, I had to go work – Vivian Howard, Chapter 18: […] Continue reading »

Almost Wordless Not-Wednesday: Orange Appeal Salad Dressing

Friday, January 18th, 2019

♥ p.42

Elbow-Lick Sandwich Bread (BBB January 2019)

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

summary: recipe for Wild Yeast Elbow-Lick Sandwich Bread, based on the recipe for Sweet Potato Onion Bread in “Deep Run Roots” by Vivian Howard; slack dough; to add flour or not to add flour…. a Bread Baking Babes (BBB) project; Bread Baking Babes’ Elbow-Lick Sandwich Bread, January 2019 This stuff is special-chewy with deep flavor […] Continue reading »

Merry Christmastide to all!

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

summary: Merry Christmas to all! rationing; feasting anyway; indoor cat goes fishing; Orange Appeal mussels revisited with Pernod replacing the fennel; a tagine is the best; In keeping with tradition, we like to celebrate Christmas over a number of days. None of this “one night and we’re done” for us! Yesterday was Boxing Day and […] Continue reading »

so you think you don’t like okra, eh?

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

summary: fried okra hash; Vivian Howard’s compelling words; rooftop garden; I’m calling [this] hash, for lack of a better word. Whatever its proper name, this is magic draining on a paper-towel-lined plate – Vivian Howard, Chapter 18: Okra, Deep Run Roots, p404 In late June, in the middle of reading the okra chapter in Vivian […] Continue reading »

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