Tagged: food

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
y

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
y

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
y

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
y

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

at the beginning

at the beginning
and the end of a hot bowl
of noodle soup, such

gratitude to all the living
things that took that sublime dive
.
20220124:1912
y

perhaps all apples

perhaps all apples
are not the same, though certain
varieties can

make you a true believer –
mum is the delicious word
.
20211123:2055
y

in every other

in every other
food festival, you are only
allowed to choose one

line, then stick to it – changing
your mind often means forfeiture
.
20210923:2011
y