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Corn with Miso – (CtB)

Monday, September 9th, 2019

summary: corn and miso, based on the recipe for Miso Creamed Corn in “Buttermilk Graffiti” by Edward Lee; end of summer; another insanely late entry for Cook the Books Creamed corn is a staple dish on family tables all over Appalachia. I love creamed corn – Edward Lee, Chapter 6: Slaw Dogs and Pepperoni Rolls, […] Continue reading »

This is wild: Popcorn (?!) Bread – (CtB)

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

summary: recipe for wild popcorn bread, based on a recipe in “Buttermilk Graffiti” by Edward Lee; extremely late entry for Cook the Books (CtB) The popcorn bread, which I came up with because I love the tiny bits of detritus at the bottom of a bag of popcorn, reminds me of Irish soda bread, with […] Continue reading »

Almost Photo-less Not-Friday: Persian Pilaf with Noodles Update

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

summary: update on Persian Pilaf with Noodles (Reshteh Polow); searching for information about the Persian spice-mix advieh; inadequacies of the index in “A Taste of Persia”; advantages of e-books; Swiss Chard from the Garden; to use photos or not to use photos; brief review of “A Taste of Persia” by Najmieh K. Batmanglij; an entry […] Continue reading »

Swirling Around to Catch Up (BBB July 2019)

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

summary: an embarrassment of choices for July; recipe for Tahini Swirls, based on recipes in HomeBaking and SAVEUR magazine; altering the recipe(s) to use wild yeast instead of commercial yeast; making “no knead” overnight dough; adding salt; catching up; oh-oh; bookmarked recipes; We’re all going on a summer holiday […] To make our dreams come […] Continue reading »

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 »

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