Category Archives: Food

Schmaltzburger!

May is Burger Month, and I signed on with the amazing Kita Roberts and a bunch of other burger lovers at Girlcarnivore.com to create a burger that would celebrate the ultimate realization of the whole meat-between-bread epiphany brought to us … Continue reading

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Orphan Peeps and Pineapples

Perhaps no other item announces spring more sweetly than the Peep. These wee marshmallow chicks, bedecked in crunchy technicolor sugar, hold a special power over our collective consciousness from mid-February until late April. Those beady eyes and tiny beaks slay … Continue reading

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More Orphans!

Friends, we’re back with episode two of the Orphan Food Challenge! Once again, Monika and Jenni came through with a trio of fantastic ingredients fully ripe for a gustatory makeover. I may have squee-ed out loud when I saw these … Continue reading

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Semaphore and Gibberish

We’re at the second to the last vegetable box for the season which almost prompts me to ask, “where has the time gone?” However, I’ve spent almost every post bemoaning my own procrastination and sluggishness, and I know, on my … Continue reading

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Wasting Moments

In keeping with my theme of produce procrastination, I have two boxes to report on. Rest easy: I have no grand emotional scrimmages to agonize over, nor any lightning bolt revelations about BIG and IMPORTANT things. Just food: the glorious … Continue reading

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Ever Since I Gave Up Hope I’ve Been Feeling So Much Better

I’ve contemplated (and complained, because I’m a complainer) quite a bit lately on failure, and how it plays such a constant and ever-growing role in my life. Wah, wah, wah. Grumble, grumble. But then today, I read an interview with … Continue reading

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Cerebral Tapas

Catching up (again) with two boxes on which to report. Frankly, I delayed posting on the penultimate box because I had neither a culinary, literary, nor emotional trope to conjoin the produce with the workings of my head. I’m in the same boat … Continue reading

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I Know I Need to Feel Relief

Summer has arrived in Rhode Island, shoving her weight around with a thumbless grip. In other words: it’s freaking HOT. It shames me, having grown up in Texas, that I now crumple when the temperature hits 90, but what can … Continue reading

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Salad Days

I am playing catch-up ball with this post, as I neglected to report on the last box. Although this missive will cover two boxes, the theme can be summed up in one word: raw. Summer’s bloody heat has arrived in … Continue reading

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The Box: Season 3 Begins!

June is june-ing all over the place, which means the vegetable box has returned! We experienced a very mild winter in New England this year (although if you had asked me about it in mid-February, I would have scowled, cast … Continue reading

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