The Accidental Farmer ~
"A New Orleans tour guide gets a new leaf on life"
If we should make lemonade when life hands us lemons, what if instead of lemons we get a divorce, serious health problems, Hurricane Katrina and hundreds of our ex’s citrus trees in full fruit?...
Read more: An Orange Grove Grows in Louisiana; nytimes.com
"Sadness flies away on the wings of time." ~Jean de La Fontaine (quotegarden.com)
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
The Science of Appetite
Nature prefers you fat, but you can take control. New research could explain better approaches to dieting and how to curb your appetite...
Read more: Eat Fiber; time.com
In every region where olive oil is produced, it has been traditional to celebrate the harvest and make bruschetta...
Read more: Bruschetta Basics; colincowie.com
Home cooking has been on the decline in Europe for over 60 years, but author Rose Prince says that in today's culture, there is a chance to revive the heroic, nurturing motherly food of each nation...
Read more: The Decline of European Home Cooking; wsj.com
~ The traditional Italian Christmas Eve meal, the Feast of the Seven Fishes, and about celebrating it with family...
Read more: Mario Batali Talks About the Feast of the Seven Fishes; epicurious.com
~ Season’s eatings; telegraph.co.uk
~ The Year’s Best Cookbooks; nytimes.com
~ Harvard. David Chang enjoyed an Allagash pre-lecture. Trying to calm some jitters, perhaps?...
Read more: David Chang Blew Brilliant Minds; thefeast.com
~ Julia Child - Top 10 TV Chefs; time.com
~ The state of the celebrity chef; nypost.com
~ Nigella Lawson: Don't be afraid to cook; philly.com
Food for thought
A British commission concluded that the North Sea had suffered "a falling off of the takes of flat fish, both as regards quantity and quality"...
Read more: A Fish's Tale: Depletion, Quotas and Discarding; wsj.com
~ For those foreigners who complain that Italian food doesn't pack enough heat, look south...
Read more: Food: Apicius: Packing heat; theamericanmag.com
~ Rick Bayless’ Mexico and US food travel tips; lonelyplanet.com
~ Diary of a Foodie - Italy: Home Cooking; gourmet.com
~ try Turkish? try Efendy @ Balmain; insidecuisine.com
~ A comforting little egg dish to be eaten for a light, late-night supper...
Read more: Is that an oeuf?: Skye Gyngell's favourite, protein-rich winter meals; independent.co.uk
~ Sandwich Monday: English Chip Butty; npr.org
~ Endless Simmer: 100 Ways to Cook a Sweet Potato; huffingtonpost.com
~ Flame retardant chemicals found in butter | Daily Dish; latimesblogs.latimes.com
~ Food: A taste of things to come?; nature.com
From the mixer
~ Special Report: A day without genetically altered orange juice; reuters.com
~ Book Review: As Always, Julia; wsj.com
~ Pass the Caribou Stew; nytimes.com
~ FOOD MEDITATIONS »: A digest on what's happening in the global food community ...
~ MISHKA BITES »: Travel Bites and Other Life Distractions ...
~ OCK STYLE »: Photography, Styling and Everything Chocolate, Wine, Etc. ...
~ RECIPES HUNTER »: Passionately compiling a comprehensive collection of recipes from all over the world ...
~ SERIOSAMENTE »: Questioni Italiche e Non. Cercando di Essere "Polemicamente Corretti", Ma Non Troppo! ...
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~ Carrot Cake Pancakes; nesting-project.com
~ Mie Sop Ayam Medan (Medan-Style Chicken Noodle Soup) Recipe; indonesia-eats.blogspot.com
~ Miniature Asparagus Frittatas with Crispy Prosciutto; whiskandwhimsy.blogspot.com
~ Stuffed Artichokes; foodandthriftfinds.blogspot.com
~ Scotland: Shortbread; prettypeasrecipes.blogspot.com
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