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Legacy Project: An Introduction

It started with berrocks. Since that dinner, I’ve been fixated on tradition, and on understanding the role it plays in establishing or reinforcing “food culture.” I’ve also been reflecting on the impact of living at such a fast pace—in a society that’s reliant on fast food and microwaves. I wonder, what will happen to the […]

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Fond memories: honeysuckle blossoms

One of my earliest memories of childhood in northwest Louisiana is of picking honeysuckle blossoms, in front of our home in a lakeside community of about 800 people. Paired with that memory is a lesson in treating bee stings with chewing tobacco, but the reward always seemed worth the risk. In fact, at one time […]

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Food-related chit chat

Monday night was Fresno’s 10th installment of Pecha Kucha Night (“pecha kucha” Japanese for “chit chat”). If you’re not familiar with the concept, presenters are given 20 slides – and 20 seconds per slide – to talk about whatever they want. In the context of a theme, that is. Monday’s was Tasteful/Tasteless My interpretation was […]

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Around the Table – February 27, 2011

Links from the week that kept me salivating: Waffles are the new pancakes: » Crispy Buttermilk-Cheddar Waffles with Kielbasa Maple Syrup from Vanilla Sugar » Sunday Morning Breakfast from The Thinking Blonde Details for TasteFresno’s 2011 Tri-tip Cook-off are starting to unfold. The Fashionably Bombed girls pick up a guitar (and machine guns?). Heather in […]

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