What Shall We Have to Eat?

I won’t bother with the excuses, but yes, I’ve been away a long time. ┬áThe gist: my first book, Breakfast: A History is complete and will be published in May, and I’ve got a couple more irons in the fire that I’ll share when I […]

Curried Pumpkin Soup

The best thing about having a compost heap is not the smug satisfaction of reducing your household waste to a mere 10 gallons a month, or seeing healthy organisms thrive in your soil, or the idea that the nutrient cycle may be so poetically expressed […]

Thanksgiving and Other Considerations

This morning I made some delicious homemade biscuits with chanterelle-sausage gravy. I’d used up all of my chanterelles shortly after my last post, but then found more while in the field on Friday. By the time I found them, I wasn’t sick of them anymore. […]

…and we’re back! Part 2: Engrish and Other Funny

I guess since the last post was ‘Part 1’ I left myself the responsibility of making another one, even though there’s not much else to share except the random Japanese cuteness and Rost in Transrations that provided unlimited entertainment. However, it is Sunday evening, and […]