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Food Writer

Writer. Eater. Cook. Former Gourmet editor.

Jul 30, 2014

A fantastic little tidbit from the first issue of Gourmet:

Jul 29, 2014

Storm over. Clear air filled with Monarch butterflies. Purslane, tomatillo, chile. Melted cheese. Corn tortillas. Summer food: so fresh.

Jul 28, 2014

Gentle rain. Mysterious mist. Comforting trill of wood thrush. Lemon tea. Buttered toast. Fresh raspberry jam. A perfect day to write.

Jul 28, 2014

@susanorlean Extremely impressed! Something I have NEVER managed to do.

Jul 27, 2014

My kitchen smells delicious: perfect project for a rainy afternoon. Warm, caramelized, bourbon peaches. Recipe:

Jul 27, 2014

Storm coming. Sky dark; thunder rumbles. Black coffee. Charred sliced steak piled on buttered bread. Scattered Maldon salt. Waiting.

Jul 25, 2014

@newriversbeau That looks fantastic! I'm told they curry it in Jamaica. Considering new possibilities…..

Jul 25, 2014

Celtus is also known as "stem lettuce." You peel it, thinly slice the stem, briefly parboil and stir fry. Very common in Sichuan cooking.

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