Monthly Archives: January 2011

Blog #5 – Tomato Sauce

The most important part of making tomato sauce is picking the tomatoes.Most of those in supermarkets are picked green, shipped long distances and ripened off the vine.  They tend to have a mushy texture and indifferent taste. Tomatoes ripened on … Continue reading

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Blog #4 – Leftovers

“The remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served us nothing but leftovers.  The original meal has never been found.” Calvin Trillin (who loved American food) Many of the great recipes of the world are creative … Continue reading

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Blog: #3 – The Greatest Cheap Meal in the World

“Americans spend more time watching cooking on the Food Network than actually preparing their own meals.” Mark Hyman, MD, Practicing physician Posted: on the NYT Website January 9, 2011 10:42 AM  (A great article) Cooking real food is both healthier … Continue reading

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Blog #2 – Chicken Soup

Soup is a great bond between all humanity. As Janet Clarkson points out in her recent meditation on soup, “There are many cultures that do not eat bread or great, meaty roasts, or are too far from the water to … Continue reading

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Blog #1 – Chicken

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My Premise

These are hard times for many Americans and it’s not likely that times will get better any time soon for anyone but the super rich. It’s tempting to look for the cheapest food in the supermarket and the fast food … Continue reading

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