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Quote of the Week: Gabrielle Hamilton on Farmers Markets

“There’s always the girl with the bicycle, wandering along from stall to stall, with two apples, a bouquet of lavender, and one bell pepper in the basket…admiring the way her purchases are artfully arranged for all to see.” Gabrielle Hamilton, “Blood, … Continue reading

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Reflections of a New Cook: What I Learned in 2010

I usually hate those newspaper feature-y Top 10 lists that pop up everywhere around Jan 1 because I just lived  the damn year–why do I need to experience its minutiae again so soon? It’s like reviewing your notes as soon … Continue reading

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Please vote for my Mexican Gourmet Turkey Burger because I am a bigtime loser..

..in the cutthroat competition that is the 15th anniversary Epicurious recipe contest, Yes, I am getting my ass kicked. By sour cream and apple pie crumble. By sesame saki salmon. By rosemary pistachio white chocolate chip cookies (which is quite … Continue reading

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Ordinary Berry

If you are a woman of a certain age..actually if you are a woman, period, there is a certain reaction you are expected to have when someone mentions the word Pinkberry. It goes something like:”Omigod, I luuuuuv Pinkberry” with the … Continue reading

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Why I don’t like farmers’ markets

I have tried to like them. I really have. I do not want to risk, after all, my membership in the White Person’s Club. But when I visited one of our local  Denver farmers’ markets again yesterday, my initial excitement … Continue reading

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