Zaletti

Zaletti - Cornmeal Currant Cookies

It’s a rainy Sunday morning. I just got back from the Kingfield farmer’s market – my first visit of the season though it started up again last week. I’m listening to my favorite Sunday morning show on the local college radio station. I just pulled these Italian cornmeal and currant cookies – Zaletti – out… 

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A certain kind of vegetarian cuisine

Mushroom Tofu Stroganoff

Yes, that is a bowl of sliced raw button mushrooms. It wasn’t what I planned to lead this post with, but I am glad I took that photo because the dish that they were part of was not very photogenic. That dish was the Mushroom and Tofu Stroganoff from The Tassajara Recipe Book and I’m… 

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Olive Oil Cake with Spelt Flour, Rosemary, and Chocolate

Olive Oil Cake

I’m way late to this party, but I had to tell you that I purchased Kim Boyce’s Good to the Grain and this cake is the first thing I made. It’s what you imagine all the flavors of these ingredients might taste like, except that it’s hard to imagine that, right? That’s what makes certain… 

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Rye crackers with nigella seeds

Sabzi: Rye Crackers with Nigella Seeds

I’m moving soon, to start my dream job in a city that I love. I feel very, very lucky. I also feel a bit stressed about all that comes with moving. But in a perverse way, I have always enjoyed these particular stresses such as packing up, imagining new routes and routines, and putting together… 

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Hello, and a loaf of bread

No Knead Bread

What more does one need, really? I’m here to say hello and that I know it’s been some time. I’m swamped finishing my dissertation. But  I’m also here to tell you I baked Jim Lahey’s famous No Knead Bread (not sure why I waited so long, as I make his no knead pizza dough weekly)… 

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Sabzi Questionnaire: Amelia Morris

Sabzi Questionnaire: Amelia Morris

I promised you more Amelia Morris goodness on Sabzi and here it is. When I first dreamed up Sabzi, I knew I wanted to have an interview feature and before I even had a blog, I knew I wanted to interview Amelia. After reading her book, I wanted to interview her even more! So without… 

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