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Grains • Pasta • Noodles

A Year to Live: January

01.31.2010

TIME IS A TEASE. It leads you on in a rush—whoosh! Another year, gone?—yet once it slows down it seems it will never deliver the thing you’re waiting for. You’re always waiting for something, aren’t you? You are if you’re anything like me, head in the future a bit too much.
My days usually start like [...]

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Mac and Cheese After Waltuck

05.23.2009

My take on the family classic, adapted slightly from David Waltuck’s recipe from the book Staff Meals from Chanterelle. Creamy, cheesy comfort.

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Growing Boy’s Pasta Bolognese

05.23.2009

The first installment of “Cooking with Q,” in which Mom regularly gets Son (six years old at the start of this adventure) into the kitchen to help make a dish of his own choosing.

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Kolyva: Food for the Departed

01.05.2009
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SOMETIMES BEING PART of a multi-cultural family, I feel like a fraud no matter where I turn. I am, at best, half Greek. I am second-generation American and have no history with the Greek Orthodox Church, being raised nominally Presbyterian. In an Orthodox service—although now I’ve been to quite a few—I still hesitate and watch [...]

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