Archive for June, 2005

Real Food Revival

Thursday, June 30th, 2005

Choice quotes from Sherri Brooks Vinton, co-author of Real Food Revival, in an interview at Time.com The Real Food Revival: Aisle by Aisle, Morsel by Morsel is a result of that search and a tribute to all of the chefs, producers, and eaters Sherri found in her research who are part of the movement to [...]

Spicy Tuna with Garlic Whistles Sandwich

Monday, June 27th, 2005

This recipe is a silly little discovery. It’s just me reporting on a fun way to use garlic whistles. Garlic whistles are the tops of growing garlic plants. They are sold bundled up in a hand sized circle, with the flower just as a beginning bud. If they were left on the garlic plant they [...]

Soft Cooked Duck Eggs with Warm Anchovy Vinegarette

Friday, June 24th, 2005

This month’s IMBB event celebrates the simple joy of eggs. Eggs are one of the most versatile ingredients of cooking, serving as a highlighted player, or blending into the mysteries of wonderful baked goods. As any converting vegan knows, giving up eggs in ones diet is a difficult task! I choose the simple route for [...]

Food as Book, Book as Food

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2005

Mark your calenders and save the date. My favorite holiday, April 1st, has a growing collection of food celebrations attached to it. Not only is there the world famous Eugene Jello Art Show, April Fool’s Day marks the celebration of the International Edible Book Festival. In part to commemorate the April 1st birthday of French [...]

Lavender Nectarine Tartlets

Friday, June 17th, 2005

Are you ready for a Sugar High Friday Moment? If you are abstaining from sweets, now is your chance to click away. It’s not often that I encourage my readers to stray, but if your eating habits are… say, elsewhere, I’ll allow it this once. From the Food Pimp on High comes this month’s Sugar [...]

Lane County’s Youth Farm

Thursday, June 16th, 2005

I’m happy to add a new addition to my Farmer’s Market listing, Food For Lane County’s Youth Farm Project.   as reported in the Eugene Weekly: The FOOD For Lane County (FFLC) Youth Farm Project, now in its seventh consecutive season, will once again open its organic produce stand at the Farm’s Springfield location Saturday, [...]

Pisces Albacore Tuna

Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

A new pick this time around at Eugene’s Tuesday Farmers’ market is troll-caught North Pacific Premium Albacore by the fishing vessel Pisces. This couple once sold their handpacked tuna and salmon to area grocery stores, but soon grew disappointed with the effects of high markups. “We want our fish to available for everyone, not just [...]

Eugene’s Farmers’ Markets

Tuesday, June 14th, 2005

Today’s visit to the Farmers’ Market yielded quite the bounty of goodies. Raspberries and cherries are right on schedule with their fruity sweetness. Garlic is holding strong and cute curly garlic whistles are still to be found. Broccoli and corn are getting an early start to their season, and I think I spied fava beans [...]

Recipe for the Obsessive Cook

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

There came a time in my life when I found myself no longer satisfied with buying large corporate made foods. This largely included fast food, but also means no Kraft products, and in this particular context- no Hershey’s Syrup. This recipe is adapted from Alton Brown’s recipe for Cocoa Syrup from the Art of Darkness [...]

Mango Lassi Layered with Honey Date Ice Cream

Sunday, June 5th, 2005

Paper Chef is a fun little cooking event in the food blogosphere that Owen at Tomatilla has modeled after Iron Chef. This weekend launches Paper Chef #7, requiring participants to create a dish containing: medjool dates, honey, buttermilk and eggs. Julie at A Finger in Every Pie (oh my!) will virtually sip and taste the [...]


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