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rebbecca-hill's picture
Nov.30.2011
On Sunday evenings at 9:00 p.m. sharp, I am tuned in to the television to watch The Next Iron Chef. I used to watch the Iron Chef back when they had dubbed voices for the Japanese-speaking judges. It was actually quite comical. You could tell that the judges were having a good time, laughing a lot...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.28.2011
 I fit the cliché that I enjoy perusing cookbooks whether or not I plan to cook or bake. Let me gaze upon the pictures. Let me imagine a groaning board and a white-gloved waiter at my back about to refill my glass. I'm not sure I would say that meal preparation is half the fun of a...
kelly-tweeddale's picture
Nov.24.2011
Let me be clear.  Cooking is not my passion.  Nor is it my calling.  There were times in my life when it was my nemesis.  It may have started when I attempted to bake my first cake.  I was ten.  It was a cake from a Jiffy box.  Something went terribly wrong....
timothy-carstensen's picture
Nov.20.2011
Please continue enjoying my experience, and if you have friends that would be amused and interested, please share it with them! I'm all for people learning the lessons I learned firsthand! Entry 6: Ah, my cooking exploits.     I do declare, cooking is harder than it smells. And it...
suellen-ocean's picture
Nov.18.2011
Maybe. The apple didn’t gain that reputation for no reason. Next time you’re a little bit hungry (not starving) have an apple, watch how it takes the edge off. Next time you are craving candy, have an apple, notice how it helps take that sugar craving away. Having problems with constipation? Have...
aliki-mcelreath's picture
Nov.16.2011
On Monday I got to record a short bit about my grandmother's olive bread--for a segment on food memories that will air on The Story next week. It was fun to do, and even though I didn't get to say everything I wanted to say about my grandmother (it was about food, after all), it meant a lot to me...
suellen-ocean's picture
Nov.03.2011
I have come to think of it as a farmer who conducts business out of the back of his truck but sixty years ago Truck Gardening referred to the farm product being so far away from the market that the farmer needed to ship it on a boat or place it upon railway cars delivering it to larger metropolitan...
suellen-ocean's picture
Oct.28.2011
You want to stay healthy and keep your weight down? Rule number one – steer clear of restaurants. You’re in denial if you don’t believe there are lots of fats and oils in restaurant food. It’s what makes it tasty. Fat-free cooking at home may not be as delicious as that you’ll find in many of the...
annette-talbert's picture
Oct.20.2011
The cool snap we are currently enjoying in Florida has been a very welcome change after seven months of relentless heat and humidity. The windows and doors are wide open; the cat sits in the doorway and watches as birds fly to the feeder with increasing frequency. My thoughts turn to my "fall-...
holly-clegg's picture
Oct.16.2011
If you have been diagnosed with cancer, or if you’re caring for a loved one facing a diagnosis, you know that cooking healthful, delicious food is not always easy. You may be experiencing fatigue as a result of your treatments, you may be challenged by the prospect of cooking for a loved one who...