Monthly Archives: July 2009

Rose

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TGRWT #18: A Basic Approach

What the hell is TGRWT18, one might ask. TGRWT stands for "They go really well together" and represents a project started by the Norwegian blogger Martin Lersch of Khymos to explore unusual flavor pairings that have a basis in science. […]

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New York Cornfield 2009

Sheldon Farms Field Corn
In an article written for San Francisco Magazine, Chef/Author Daniel Patterson laments that "The corn that we eat in its natural state has lost its distinctive
flavor, echoing America’s drift toward sweet, one-dimensional tastes." He continues to say, […]

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Day Lilies v.2

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Blog Find: Hudson and Saratoga Local Foods

This blog, written and maintained by Noah Sheetz, the chef at the Governor's Mansion in Albany, N.Y. is a treasure trove of information on local foods in the Hudson Valley and the Saratoga Region as well as other parts of […]

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Day Lilies v.1

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Community Spirit – The Annual Salem Courthouse Al Fresco Dinner

There are small towns and there are small towns. At their worst, they can be stifling and boring. At their best, they are a marvel of community with everyone banding together and showing a spirit and comradery that simply […]

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Black-Eyed Susans

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Taste of the Week – July 19-25

I ate a lot of good things this week. Some were from my hands. Some were from my wife's hands and plenty were from the hands of others. It is not often, though, that I make a dish of a […]

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Ramblings in Italy – Looking Back

Ramblings in
Italy

Looking Back
Ringraziarla
a tutto
Thanks to Everyone 
by Rocco Verrigni

After a trip with so many highpoints,
it’s difficult to begin to thank those who made it such a wonderful
and productive trip. But try I must. Everywhere I went I was greeted
with enthusiasm, […]

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