Tag: New York Times

Thanksgiving Recap

To recap, last night’s tiny turkey dinner featured: Cantonese Turkey Thighs and Wings (adapted from this recipe) Hmong Bread Stuffing (adapted from this recipe) Stir-Fried Green Beans with Shiitake Mushrooms, Sesame and Red Pepper Threads Canned Cranberry Jelly Pumpkin Tarts with a Pat-in-the-Pan Butter-Ginger Crust Chinese Five Spice-inspired Caramelized Pecans, Candied Ginger, and Pink Peppercorns ...


The American Thanksgiving

My in-laws are traveling to see old friends for Thanksgiving this year, so we will be celebrating with them before they go. My mother-in-law is a wonderful cook, and always cooks a Thanksgiving meal, all by herself at her behest – except for a pie or two from me – that would feed far more ...


Must-Read Article in the NYT Magazine

The Extraordinary Science of Junk Food, an excerpt from an upcoming book by Michael Moss, is a disturbing peek into the world of processed food engineering, and the lengths the food industry has gone to in order to keep people buying and eating foods they know they really shouldn’t be eating. I first heard a ...


Focusing on What Is Local, Not Just Organic – NYTimes.com

Quick post, and a quick read. Couldn’t have said it better myself. Check it out: Focusing on What Is Local, Not Just Organic – NYTimes.com.