Monthly Archives: January 2009

We Love Bacon…..

But this bacon explosion recipe reprinted in the New York Times today might be taking it a bit far….

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New Fave Foodie Blog: The Foodinista

With herculean effort I restrain myself from posting fashion-related items as I know you, dear readers, come to gkid with thoughts of fast family meals more than how to, say, remove a temperanillo stain from a veronique branquino dress shirt … Continue reading

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Fregola Valenciana

Here’s an unorthodox Italian-Spanish mash up that works: Toasty fregola pasta (that tiny orzo-like semolina pasta that’s been toasted so that it’s a mottled mix of tiny golden, tan, and brown bb-sized noodles), used as if paella rice and all … Continue reading

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a slice of life

as regular readers know things can get messy at gastrokid HQ. so stop reading here if you're squeamish.  this is the sound of one hand typing dear gastroparents. excuse the lowercase and minimal punctuation as i type w my right … Continue reading

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Foodie Family Tunes

A momentary departure from our food-focused coverage,  since a gastrokid can't eat (nor a gastrodad cook) all day long. I have the good fortune of in living in one of those Los Angeles neighborhoods filled with entrepreneurial moms and dads … Continue reading

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Hugh Meets Hugh

Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall, British sustainable food guru, and his River Cottage operation in England were the subject of my latest piece in Bon AppĂ©tit (along with the story 50 Easy Ways to Eat Green). The family joined me and you … Continue reading

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Minimalist Check List for 09

Mark Bittman's NYT column this week offers up an excellent must-have list of ingredients for running a successful family kitchen. His ringing endorsement of Pimenton de la Vera, frozen peas, homemade stock and prosciutto will be music to the ears … Continue reading

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