Entries Tagged as 'random'

THE lust list

February 14th, 2008 · 5,828 Comments

  i’m in nyc slowly eating my way through the entire town.  just know that i do this for you, dear readers and i will report back in detail very soon.  in the meantime, on this auspicious day i wanted to leave you with my 15 minutes of true nashville fame.  if you are drinking […]

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Tags: local · not food · random

scientific pairings

January 8th, 2008 · 358 Comments

(once again, this piece was also originally written for a more general audience, but i thought i d share it with you lest it too die a senseless death.) there are so many classic american food combinations that we ve grown up on. peanut butter and jelly and macaroni and cheese could easily top the […]

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michael ruhlman

November 15th, 2007 · 12 Comments

so at about 4 am one day last week i get up from bed to get a glass of water and decide to check my email.  i see the name ‘michael ruhlman‘ in my inbox and just assume it’s an automated message from some foodie type list i’ve managed to get myself on.  but when i open it, […]

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why i cohabitate

November 14th, 2007 · 6 Comments

sometimes on the weekend cary and i might hit the grocery store and he’ll faithfully stand by while i agonize over package labels and ingredients.  one particular saturday we were at our neighborhood supermarket and as i was pouting in the pasta aisle, lamenting the very sad fact that there was no orecchiette to be had, he reached for the ‘alphabets’ and said ”hey, i […]

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Tags: not food · random

pasta. to. die. for.

November 10th, 2007 · 10 Comments

i realize this isn’t the usual picture you might expect to see on a pasta post here at ceF,  but what happened was this.  earlier this week angela came over and well, she’s a close friend and it’s rare these days that we get an evening together alone. we live three minutes from each other but […]

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Tags: baking · pasta · random


October 24th, 2007 · 794 Comments

tonight amongst many true culinary crowd pleasing delights i ate pig testicles and they were kinda really ok seriously… fyi: nothing like chicken… enough said.

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Tags: pork · random

oh boy!

August 29th, 2007 · 7 Comments

hellooooo lovahhh… not much to say here except that this unique specimen was just recently harvested by my dear friend and brilliant songwriter richard leigh - direct from his garden about an hour south of town. i live in nashville, tn.  and i’m here to tell ya, it’s a long damn way from nyc.  what brought me here was […]

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Tags: random · tomatoes