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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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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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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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