Monthly Archives: June 2012

Dots Unusual

Some of us are getting together to make ice cream with liquid nitrogen I have left over from one of the Harvard labs. Are you in?” How could I turn down an invitation like that? I’ve been dying to get … Continue reading

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The Butchered Pig is Better Than the Supermarket Spew and Roasted Head Will Serve You More Than Tenderloin Will Do *

She Who Must Be Obeyed, knowing that a tie or Sunday brunch wouldn’t cut it as Father’s Day gifts, bought me an early present: a pig butchery class presented by Formaggio Kitchen in Cambridge. I didn’t think I’d get any … Continue reading

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The Cake is a Lie

The birthday cakes of my youth were simple affairs: you chose either chocolate or vanilla cake, and then either chocolate or vanilla frosting. The resulting four possible cakes were well within the skill set of any mom, although presentation values … Continue reading

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