Monthly Archives: October 2008

Perry Pork Shoulder

Perry, for the uninitiated, is pear hard cider. Where we live it’s made on local farms around this time of autumn and sold at local fares. We were at an apple extravaganza yesterday and I managed to score a liter … Continue reading

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…Through Olive Oil Colored Glasses

Seven year old Violet put on my sunglasses the other day and said: “Everything looks like it’s in olive oil.” I took a photo through the glasses and the TJ’s olive oil we use as our go-to brand. If only … Continue reading

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Escapism

Once in a while, my day job sends me to places that have nothing to do with cooking for kids. Here’s one such example, in which I went to Tokyo to explore its obsessive cocktail scene. I read this sometimes, … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Rice Cooker

Today’s New York Times celebrates the multi-faceted appeal of the rice cooker and we couldn’t agree more. Admittedly we tend to stick to, well, rice when using ours but it consistently delivers with perfectly cooked non-glumpy rice – especially when … Continue reading

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