Hour of Sour

The following appeared in this month's Food Notes, the e-newsletter published by Edible Michiana (http://ediblemichiana.ediblecommunities.com/newsletter-archive). If you are what you eat, then my current craze for all things sour doesn’t speak well of me. I can’t get enough kraut and pickles (ferment a batch a week, I say!), and lemons and limes go without saying,… Continue reading Hour of Sour

What Philosophers Talk About When They Talk About Food

I can't believe I didn't know about...the Incompatible Food Triad. "Can you think of three foods where any two of those foods taste good together, but all three combined taste disgusting?" Wilfrid Sellars, a philosopher at the University of Pittsburgh (hired, the story goes, because the dean was willing to give him his own office… Continue reading What Philosophers Talk About When They Talk About Food

Belated birthday post for the boy

My son's birthday was a couple of weeks ago, and he wanted to do a blog post about the dinner. Oven fries, ready for baking... Burgers, his second-favorite food (pizza takes #1), ready for smashing on the griddle... And at the end of the meal, the Roman-numeraled (because of the classicist mama) gingerbread cake... Let's… Continue reading Belated birthday post for the boy