Tag Archives: my recipes

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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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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kitchen sink shrimp

This is basically my kitchen sink pasta, only it’s a shrimp dish instead of a pasta dish. It came into the world the same way as Kitchen Sink Pasta: “The fuck is in this fridge? Well, that’s on its way … Continue reading

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corn casserole, freshened up.

Nine(!!!) years ago, I posted my corn casserole recipe. The recipe was a gift from a friend and is, in and of itself, a gift. It contains only six ingredients that, much like a classic pound cake, are easy to … Continue reading

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corn and tomato pie. it is august.

I wrote about this amazingly delicious summer meal many (many, many) moons ago, in the middle of December, because I’m a jerkface who even when I was writing here a lot didn’t try to time shit right and had a … Continue reading

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orange cream cornbread!

A fun thing about this current relationship I am in is that my partner really likes cooking, is really good at it, and is really creative. This is good in the middle of the Pandemic Tymes, when one is less … Continue reading

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my recipes: corn, chicken, and potato stew.

In my quest to use up some motherfucking corn, I created a stew of corn, chicken and potatoes, inspired as loosely as it is possible to use the word by some excellent-looking corn stews in Good Maine Food, a borderline … Continue reading

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