Monthly Archives: August 2012

Taking the Cure

When I learned that Michael Ruhlman and Brian Polcyn, the authors of Charcuterie, were planning a follow-up book, I knew I’d be buying a copy for two reasons: I wanted to see which subset of charcuterie they would be treating … Continue reading

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St. Julia’s Day 2012

Wednesday would have been Julia Child’s 100th birthday. For this year’s St. Julia’s Day dinner (previous efforts here, here, and here), I wanted to pay tribute to what I used to call “god’s pantry”: her seemingly infinite supply of ingredients … Continue reading

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When the Ice Cream Gets Weird, the Weird Turn Pro

Much to my surprise, my post about prosciutto ice cream was featured in a Huffington Post article and slideshow about “weird” ice cream flavors. I am, of course, thrilled to be mentioned, but I’m having a hard time classifying any … Continue reading

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