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Monthly Archives: July 2011


  As in we always have plenty of coriander seeds, and other people have plenty of zucchini, especially the big ones that got away.  So here’s some notes on using what comes in abundance. We planted coriander seeds ages ago on purpose.  Now, like dill and shiso and fennel, we can’t stop the cycle of […]

Beating the Bills

Friends who are not kitchen natives are asking for tips on how to curb their grocery bills, so I thought I’d give some quick tips. This is how we stock our shelves: in bulk.  We mostly buy ingredients, not products.  Generally, I don’t buy cereal.  Sometimes I buy crackers.  Sometimes I make them.  Jack makes […]