Monthly Archives: July 2007

Feelin’ Blue

I WENT BLUEBERRY PICKING, AND YOU SHOULD TOO! Ok, sorry, let me try again, but with a wee bit less enthusiasm. You need to drive about 20 miles north of Chapel Hill, 10 miles past Hillsborough on the incredibly scenic old 86, where there are several pick-yer-own blueberry patches (or find a patch near you). […]

Elegance, defined

Imagine a crisp breeze blowing through marshmallow clouds, and you’d be pretty close to tasting this salad. Shavings of endive, celery, and fennel are lightly dressed with lemon, olive oil, salt and pepper, and then topped with luxurious burrata cheese. It’s that simple. And it’s quite possibly one of the most elegant salads I’ve ever […]

Not your average fish stix

I’m here to tell you about breading your fish with cereal, cornflakes to be exact, and then panfrying it. Doesn’t that sound good? No? Well just wait until you try it. It makes for the most impossibly crispy crust you’ve ever had on a piece of fish. I guarantee it. Granted, “breaded” and fried fish […]

More scoops

I know what you’re thinking. Oh here we go with the ice cream again. And that darn book, what was it, the Poop Scoop? She should just give up and send these love letters directly to this David Lebovitz guy and leave the rest of the internet out of it. I mean really. It’s kind […]

Plum crazy

Maybe I went a teeny bit overboard at the farmers market on Sunday. Is six pounds of stone fruit too much for one person? Hrmm. Well, I’ve got stone fruit coming out of my ears. Plums were spilling over bowls on my kitchen counter, cherries straining the strength of the colander in the fridge, and […]