Grocery Adventures: a minor diversion

Sometimes, when I'm in the grocery store, I look at what other people have in their carts and imagine what they are going to make... or what I could make with what they have. On occasion, this leads to good ideas. Other time, not so much. Yesterday, the woman in front of me in line had nothing but:

Help My Brother Out: Too Many Eggs

Recently, my brother moved to a 5+ acre bit of land in North Carolina. He has, among other creatures, over two dozen chickens. He's had a few chickens for quite awhile, but a big batch of them are young and just started producing eggs. Currently, he's getting about a dozen eggs a day. When spring comes around, he'll be getting more.

Rehydrating Dried Herbs

Sometimes, you need to make do with what you have.

Sometimes, what you have is dried parsley flakes.

Seeding A Pomegranate

On Halloween, we had a pomegranate. I like pomegranate quite a bit, but Angela is a huge fan. Halloween seems like a particularly appropriate time for them, both because they are in season and because they have associations with the underworld.

Ideas In Food

Ideas In Food is the blog of Aki Kamozawa and H. Alexander Talbot, a team of chef-consultants based in New York City. The two also write the Kitchen Alchemy column for Popular Science online.

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