Author Archives: Sara

About Sara

I like to talk about media, food, and gender.

new directions in dinner.

Friends, a momentous thing happened recently: I came out to my partner. As a food blogger, to be clear. I’ve been out as a queer since forever. That was easy! But this made me feel silly (don’t ask me why), … Continue reading

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fresh apricots are not like dried apricots: we invented dessert.

We received fresh apricots in our CSA box this week. I took a bite of one, and suddenly thought – I don’t think I’ve ever had a fresh apricot before. I’ve had dried apricots about a thousand times, and there … Continue reading

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entree salad: i am still a genius.

I would not normally blog a salad, since salad is … not complicated … but one of the people we served this to may have described it as “the best salad [he’s] ever had,” and I’m pretty sure that makes … Continue reading

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strawberry summer salad: i am a genius.

A few weeks ago we had some friends over to dinner, and although I don’t typically “like experimenting on guests,” as my partner put it, this salad I’d never made before and in fact created wholly from scratch didn’t feel … Continue reading

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more CSA odds and ends, and the best biscuits.

I’m gonna hit you with two lows and a high. “What about the 18 Cubanelle peppers?” you ask. Well, we put one on a pizza, used a bunch of them and a bunch of CSA purple bell peppers in a … Continue reading

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a nice sprummer beverage.

Because one day it’s 80 and the next day it’s 60. Sprummer. Tell your friends. Our CSA adventures continue apace. There are 18 Cubanelle peppers sitting on my kitchen table right now. There are two ziploc bags full of lettuce … Continue reading

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more CSA highlights! and lowlights.

We have been cooking so much since we joined a CSA. (We’ve actually switched, since I made that post, from Brooklyn Supported Agriculture to Farm to People. We were having a hard time rehoming our unwanted items, and if we … Continue reading

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highly delicious eggs and green.

I am absolutely next level obsessed with crispy fried eggs. This is, of course, at least 50% because they have crispy in the name, but the other 50% is because they are the fulfillment of the egg’s purpose on this … Continue reading

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we joined a CSA!

Sort of. It’s not exactly a CSA. Traditional CSAs are a direct-to-consumer relationship with a particular farm, and this is not that. This is something different. This is …. well, I’ll let them tell you: “We are a Brooklyn community-supported … Continue reading

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chicken with apples and onions!

Reposting an oldie-but-goodie with the minor edits that reflect how I make it now. This is good stick-to-your-ribs cold weather food, and despite the trickster behavior of last week’s warmth, we still have some cold weather hanging around. Make this … Continue reading

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