Tagged: foodie

making apple sauce

the tradition for

the tradition for
wok-frying peanuts is passed down
like a recessive

trait – one discovers the know-how
was hidden here all along
.
20230113:1639
y

every day is a

every day is a
holiday when baking is
your strong suit – a loaf

of persimmon bread rises
like magic, sweetening the air
.
20230112:2023
y

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
y

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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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

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

after all these years,

you arrived in new

you arrived in new
york city from somewhere warm,
argentina, asked

us to take you to bubble
tea – we left footprints in the snow
.
20220131:1936
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