Tagged: food

etrog marmalade

etrog marmalade
happening on the stove this
morning, countless seeds

collected in a bowl, waiting
for some kind of impossible
.
20230108:1230
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one to weigh the dough,

one to weigh the dough,
one to roll it out, and one
to make golden brown –

and not so suddenly, we
have fresh lefse in the house
.
20221128:1954
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perhaps it’s only

perhaps it’s only
human to be always on
the verge of planning

the next meal – less of this and
more of that, none of those, please
.
20221127:1939
y

fried chicken on the

fried chicken on the
table, sweet potato fries
on the side – nothing

comes close to the delicious
conversations they evoke
.
20220929:2205
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for a southerner,

for a southerner,
not many words ring more soundly
than catfish nuggets

coming from the vicinity
of mama’s magical kitchen
.
20220928:2208
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tofu is not gross

tofu is not gross
the way olives are gross – there,
i’ve said it, after

hearing more than our fair share
of anti-tofu sentiments
.
20220922:2132
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we can easily

we can easily
rely on one another’s
comfort food to make

it through, borrowing spices
whose names we need not pronounce
.
20220921:1545
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always alert when

always alert when
there is food to be had – the
grapevine is thick with

bait for any situation –
white-tailed deer have legs made of springs
.
20220829:1742
y

no, not all soba

no, not all soba
noodles are created equal –
this is learned only

through trial and error, holding
constant all other ingredients
.
20220525:2001
y

we survive by the

we survive by the
luck of the draw, debating
what to eat instead

of are we able to eat, and
what would we have to give up?
.
20220317:2000
y